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1. The term "Real Estate Today!"; Real Estate Today! radio show"; and "Real Estate Today! with Robert Griswold" are registered trademarks and the property of Robert Stephen Griswold. All other trademarks, service marks, and registrations on this site are the property of their respective owners.

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3. This material is NOT in the public domain. Neither this material, nor any part of this material, may be reproduced, sold, re-sold, posted, directly linked, framed, traded, incorporated within other material, or given away without the express written permission of Robert S. Griswold. Links to my home page, without frames, are welcome. Links directly to interior pages are forbidden.

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6. Equal Housing Opportunity. This site strongly supports efforts to make property, financing, and realty services available to all. Users should be aware that the federal Fair Housing Act makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, or discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin, or intention to make any such preference, limitation, or discrimination." Further, discrimination resulting from other factors may be banned by state and local law plus additional classes maybe protected.  Consult with legal counsel and fair housing experts for your area to make sure you are current in your fair housing policies and procedures and training.

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11. As always with real estate, if you see something you wish to consider for purchase, sale, renting, financing, or refinancing, be certain to protect your interests: Do NOT sign anything without professional assistance from a broker, attorney, home inspector, tax authority, or other professionals as appropriate.

12. Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, ARM is a licensed real estate broker in the state of California. The information contained in any form on this site or heard on the "Real Estate Today! with Robert Griswold" real estate radio program is for general information and educational purposes only. Mr. Griswold is a Counselor of Real Estate and NOT an attorney, a Certified Public Accountant, financial advisor or a tax professional. For any legal, financial, and/or tax advice, or specific real estate advice, please consult with the appropriate licensed professional.

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14. Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, ARM has attempted to provide accurate and authoritative information in regard to the subject matter covered. Such postings are made with the understanding that Robert S. Griswold is NOT engaged in rendering legal, investment, financial, tax, accounting, or other professional services. If legal advice or other expert assistance is required, the services of a competent professional person should be sought." (Adopted, with modifications, from a Declaration of Principles jointly adopted by a Committee of the American Bar Association and a Committee of Publishers.)

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16. Robert S. Griswold reserves the right to change these rules at any time and without notice.

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This material is not in the public domain. Neither this material, nor any part of this material, may be reproduced, sold, re-sold, posted, directly linked, framed, traded, incorporated within other material, or given away without the express written permission of the author.

Robert Griswold and the Real Estate Today! radio show strongly support the intent and the letter of all federal and state fair housing laws.  As a reminder to all owners and managers of real estate, note that all real estate advertised is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act, which makes it illegal to advertise "any preference, limitation, discrimination because of race, color, national origin or ancestry, religion, sex, physical disability, or familial status, or  intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination." Additional state and/or local fair housing laws may also apply.  Be sure to inform all persons that all dwellings offered or advertised are on an equal opportunity basis.


Revised and Updated - Wednesday, April 26, 2006

Robert S. Griswold, CRE, CPM, CCIM, PCAM, GRI, ARM
Griswold Corporate Center
Griswold Real Estate Management, Inc.
5703 Oberlin Drive, Suite 300
San Diego, CA 92121-1743
Phone: (858) 597-6100
Fax: (858) 597-6161


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