I know that the Real Estate Commission can discipline agents for “drafting” contract language. However, . . .

Legal Q&A | When is the “drafting” of contract language considered the unauthorized practice of law?

QUESTION: I know that the Real Estate Commission can discipline agents for “drafting” contract language. However, I also know that it is perfectly OK for agents to fill in the blanks in Standard Form 2-T and other forms. Where is the line between what is permissible and what isn’t? Is it OK for me to cross out language in Form 2-T? Is adding a word or two in the middle of Form 2-T always prohibited? What about the blanks in the other standard forms?

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    Wednesday, January 23, 2019 (8:30 AM to 5:00 PM)
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Today is the last day to register for Vision Quest

Every January, NC REALTORS® kicks off the year with Vision Quest & Winter Leadership Meetings. This year’s event will be held next week, January 15-18 at the Grandover Resort & Conference Center in Greensboro. Registration is currently open for the events listed below. No registration is required for meetings.

  • REALTOR® Party & NC REALTORS® PAC Training, Tuesday, January 15
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  • President’s Reception, Wednesday, January 24, 6:30–8pm
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  • Committee Meetings, all week, View Schedule »
  • Board of Directors Meeting, Friday, January 18, 8:30–11:30 am