Did you know... April 10, 2017



Referring a contractor who is not licensed, bonded and insured increases your liability and puts your clients at risk.  The person hiring someone who is not licensed, bonded and insured becomes potentially responsible for damage caused by unlicensedworkman sized workers as well as medical bills and loss of wages for workers hurt on the job. Furthermore, the standard homeowner’s policy won’t provide coverage when knowingly using an unlicensed contractor. The Washington Realtor Hotline attorney says: In Washington State, there is a cause of action (a lawsuit claim) based on “negligent referral”. If broker refers a contractor to a party and the contractor damages the party, the party has a potential claim against broker for “negligent referral.” We are here to help you and your clients with all aspects of the rental market. Please contact us for further assistance!

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