Ethics and Legal Adherence on the Job
Introduction: Agents are supposed to treat everyone the
same. They are also supposed to be obedient and follow their
clients’ requests. What happens when these two duties
collide? In this Assignment you will analyze a scenario, assess
the problems and implications, and find a resolution.
Assignment Details
The following Course Outcomes are assessed in this
MT431-6: Evaluate the legal and ethical concerns in a real
estate transaction.
GEL-1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through
the composition of original materials in Standard English.
Read the scenario and based on your assigned Reading and
Assignment content, address the checklist items and
Broker Bob recently sold land to a Chinese company to build a
new production facility in his community. Company
representatives told Bob that they would like him to find
housing for their new management team which would oversee
the construction of their new facility, the assembly lines, and
would eventually manage the company as a subsidiary of the
parent company in China.
Bob picked up the first referral from the company, a Mister Ji,
at the airport and had prepared for the meeting, by having a list
of homes throughout the city, in the price range he had
discussed with the client on the phone. The client told Bob that
he did not speak English well and wanted to be in a
neighborhood where the majority of the population was
Activity Details
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Chinese or at least where the area had a heavy concentration
of Chinese speaking people.
Based on this directive from his client, Bob quickly produced a
second list of homes available in the Chinatown area of the
city. Bob also referred Mr. Ji to a mortgage broker who pays
Bob $100 cash per referral. Mister Ji successfully purchased a
home from Bob’s second list using Bob’s broker friend to help
with the home loan. Bob felt that because Mister Ji liked his
new home so much, going forward he would only show homes
to the new management team in the Chinatown area.
In a 600-word expository essay in APA format and citation style
with additional title and reference pages, address the following
checklist items and requirements.
Evaluate Bob’s actions with regard to his ethical conduct and
adherence to federal laws in this scenario.
Explain how Bob might have responded and acted in a legal
and ethical manner without alienating the client.
Assess the legal complications Bob may face in the future and
what, if any, laws Bob violated that could cause him future
legal troubles.
Make sure to also address the following requirements:
Use APA format and citation style and include an additional
reference and title page.
Limit the use of direct quotations; instead, paraphrase and cite
the author’s work.
Use Standard English and demonstrate superior organization,
communication is highly ordered, logical, and unified.
Use of correct spelling and grammar.
Reinforce your personal opinions with outside viable
references and cite all works using APA citation style.
Read the realtor’s code of ethics.
Access the Unit 10 Assignment grading rubric.
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Submit your response to the Unit 10 Assignment Dropb