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The Real Estate Brokerage as Fiduciary

posted Apr 24, 2018, 3:03 PM by Richard D'Ascoli
California Department of Real Estate Commissioner Wayne Bell opines in "The Real Estate Brokerage as Fiduciary: A Summary Review of What it Means and Why it Matters."  This 2007 bulletin is timeless and every Real Estate agent and broker should have a deep understanding of it's meaning.

The word “fiduciary” is derived from the Latin words fiduciarius and fiducia, relating to confidence and trust. It also appears to stem from the Latin words fides, meaning faith, and fidelitas, the equivalent of loyal. While the term fiduciary is somewhat amorphous, vague and difficult to precisely determine, it is commonly applied to (read the entire bulletin here.)

Richard D'Ascoli,
Apr 24, 2018, 3:03 PM