Online Correspondence: Current Issues in Washington Commercial Core 2024-2025


While completing your continuing education requirements may not feel like the most exciting part of your job, it’s nevertheless an important part of a successful real estate practice. Even the most seasoned agents need to keep informed of new laws and regulations and remain up to date on trends in business practices. Staying abreast of these changes helps you to maximize your business productivity and to avoid inadvertently violating the law.  

In this course, in Chapter 1, we’ll discuss Washington’s real estate agency laws. We will discuss the history of agency law in Washington and then look at important new changes to the law based on recent legislation. In Chapter 2, we’ll cover other legal issues, including requirements in the license law that are often violated, and recent legal decisions that may affect how you practice.  

Finally, in Chapter 3, we’ll cover various issues concerning business practices and professional standards, including working in a team environment, acting as an independent contractor, maintaining your personal safety, using the online license renewal process, and ways to manage risk in your practice.