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Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Real Estate Attorneys as Real Estate Brokers

Attorneys don't need a real estate brokerage license to earn a commission. Yet, they can obtain a license by simply paying a fee without even taking the requisite 120 hour class or passing the exam. 

So, why should an attorney bother becoming licensed as a broker? The reason is that it both helps the attorney's clients to gain access to property and it also secures the attorney's ability to split a brokerage commission pursuant to a cooperative brokerage agreement.

Full article in The Suffolk Lawyer, written by Andrew Lieb, Esq. here.