Ohio Realtors


Industry Legal & Legislative Update - Cincinnati - CLOSED/FULL


June 13, 2019, 1:00 pm to 4:15 pm




Phone: 614.225.6229


Cincinnati Area Board of REALTORS
14 Knollcrest Drive
Cincinnati, OH 45237

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Registration for the Industry Legal Legislative Update in Cincinnati is closed/full. Please see below for other available dates/locations. 

In today’s ever-changing climate, it’s more important than ever for REALTORS ® to keep abreast of the latest information. This seminar will update you on  state and federal regulatory issues, legal issues including license law updates, recent cases and other legal issues designed to reduce your risk and potentially help increase your earnings!

What’s happening at the state house and federal level to:

  • Create first time homebuyer savings accounts
  • Require criminal background checks for new licensees
  • Change Ohio’s land contract requirements
  • Expand development in Opportunity Zones

Latest developments on Ohio’s new:

  • Home Inspector Licensing requirements
  • Registration for oil & gas landmen
  • Notary Public requirements
  • Duty to report elder abuse

The latest from the Division:

  • Possible fee increase
  • New Agency Disclosure Statement
  • Registration of nicknames
  • Brokerage Agency Policy changes
  • Unauthorized access to property
  • Team names

Hot industry topics that affect you:

  • Unauthorized photos & videos
  • Seller’s use of “nanny cams”
  • Top social media mistakes
  • Independent contractor challenges

Recent course cases addressing:

  • Local ordinance occupancy limit
  • MLS and payment of byer broker commissions
  • Broker liability for injuries at showings
  • Damages for breach of commercial lease
  • Property valuation issues when selling LLC interest
  • Duty to protect tenants from discrimination

Instructors: Peg Ritenour, J.D., Ohio REALTORS vice president of legal services and Lorie Garland, J.D., Ohio REALTORS assistant vice president of legal services.

CE credit: 3 hours of core law credit. Per ODRE requirements, you must be present 90% of the program to receive credit.

Contact/Email: Deanna Wright - wright@ohiorealtors.org

"Attending this Legislative update and Legal seminar is one of the best uses of your time! Great information...well presented...great real-life case information presented in an interesting format. This is one seminar you will leave and feel like you've received information that is beneficial to your business."  Michael Martin, President Dayton REALTORS®

"This course provides so much important information. The 3 hours flew by and I wished we had more time. Peg is a fantastic instructor. She has knowledge of the various topics and keeps the class interesting with her great sense of humor and ability to relate to her audience."  Jennifer Zeller, Midwestern Ohio Association of REALTORS®, Troy OH

Additional Dates/Locations:

June 18 – Cleveland
June 19 – Toledo
June 25 – Cambridge
June 26 – Dayton


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