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California Realtors get ‘safe-calling’ kit

Training tools aim to help brokers comply with federal do-not-call regulations

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The California Association of Realtors today announced the launch of its Safe-Calling Compliance Kit for real estate professionals, which aims to help brokers and real estate office managers train their personnel to comply with the safe-harbor provision of federal do-not-call regulations. The safe harbor provision aims to help protect a business from lawsuits seeking to enforce violations for phone calls made to numbers listed in the national Do-Not-Call Registry. The kit contains national Do-Not-Call Registry instructions, a sample office policy, training materials on CD, Federal Trade Commission Q&A information, complete legal references on federal do-not-call rules, Consent for Communications (CFC) forms in both paper and WINForms electronic forms software. "Not only does the Safe-Calling Compliance Kit spell out, in user-friendly language, the recommended polices to comply with federal regulations, but it also includes hands-on training tools to implement those policies and tr...