Agent/broker perspective: Don’t mess with RESPA

Agents, title companies, closing attorneys, lenders and insurers should be diligent about avoiding even the appearance of giving or accepting 'kickbacks' for referrals

In this column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: An agent is offered NBA tickets from a title company she has a longtime and close relationship with. Is accepting them a RESPA violation? How can she avoid trouble?