ADA-Compliant Web Sites
The questions still continue to mount about whether Realtor® associations are required to make their websites complaint with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). NAR seems to think it should be on everyone's radar and is working with the Justice Department to gain clarification on how the Act may be applied. NAR has written an article, and created a video on the topic, and has established a field guide about the ADA overall. We will keep you posted as we learn more.
Standard Forms Update
The Standard Forms Committee recently adopted a new schedule for the release of new and revised forms to occur on January 1 and July 1 of each year. Unless otherwise required, members can expect to see new and revised forms available for use on those dates. This change was prompted by the large number of forms that have been released since January 2015. Keeping a schedule and providing education materials earlier will help members stay up-to-date on changes.