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  Breaking News -- Income Source Discrimination  
 
Guidance on new Clark County Emergency Ordinance

A new Clark County ordinance was passed prohibiting property owners and managers from discriminating against prospective tenants based on the source of their income or an eviction related to a loss of income experienced because of the pandemic. 

The temporary ordinance is effective immediately and sunsets at the end of the year.  It's important to note that this is an evolving situation and the ordinance subject to change.  As such, as we learn more, we will keep our members apprised. Click here to continue reading all the important insights from our NVR Legal team.
 

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  Today's NVR webinar will feature AG Aaron Ford  
  Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford has graciously agreed to join a ZOOM Q&A session for Nevada REALTORS┬« members. The meeting will be hosted in a Zoom webinar format TODAY at 2 p.m. You must register in advance for this webinar. Click here to be taken to the registration page and reserve your slot for the webinar. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar. You must use the link in the confirmation when logging in for the event.

PLEASE ASK YOUR QUESTIONS EARLY! A 'type-in chat' function will be available during the video conference, however, there may be up to 500 NVR members on the call. In an effort to answer as many questions as possible, please give us your questions in advance. If you have a question for the Attorney General, please email the inquiry to info@NVRealtors.org. The chat function will be open for your questions during the meeting.

This event is for NVR's 18,000 members only. Sign up now as the event will be limited to the first 500 registrants.
 

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  LEGAL FAQ: Private transfer fee obligation  
 
By Christal Park Keegan - NVR Legal Information Line Attorney

Q: What is a Private Transfer Fee Obligation as provided on the mandated Seller's Real Property Disclosure Form (SRPD) (see Page 2 of 5, Q. 17, of revised version 07/25/2017), and would an homeowners' association (HOA) transfer fee fit under this definition?
A: Nevada's statutes define a private transfer fee obligation under NRS 111.845, and to cut through the legalese, it is any fee or payment required to be paid to a seller at closing each time a property is sold. Per Nevada law, seller's are required to disclose a private transfer fee (NRS 113.085).
 

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  Make a plan with sellers to sanitize listings  
 

From pre-showing cleaning checklists to real estate-branded masks, agents are helping clients take steps to protect their health

Sellers may be nervous to have buyers physically in their homes amid a global pandemic. Nearly 30% of real estate professionals say their sellers have expressed concern about the risks of COVID-19 infection from in-person showings, according to HomeLight's latest Top Agent Insights Report. Six percent of agents say their buyers have expressed similar concerns, the survey shows.

To ease these concerns, it's important to emphasize cleanliness and sanitization when working with clients-a critical talking point and marketing tactic that will remain relevant following the pandemic, says Debbie Sardone, an expert with SpeedCleaning.com. Click here to read more.
 

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  Taxbot webinar scheduled for Sept. 2  
  Check out the Taxbot webinar "Five Ways to Unlock $1,000's of EXTRA Tax Deductions for Your Vehicle." If you're doing it right, deducting your vehicles should save you hundreds-of-thousands of dollars in taxes over the course of your lifetime. 

Register for the Wednesday, Sept. 2 (10 a.m.) webinar with NVR member benefit partner Taxbot and learn how to save more on your taxes. Click here to learn more.
 

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