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What I learned from my DPOR violation

Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams Elite HRRA# 0225063945

I have been in real estate for 15 years ( since 2002) and this is a first!  Each day in real estate is a learning experience so I wanted to share with you my version in my latest podcast from receiving my DPOR violation.  It is public information and the documents can be found online.   


I own this mistake and have learned from it.  I have paid the fine and have taken the required Continuing Education class.  

The documents and show notes are in my latest podcast Conversations With Creamer.  

Have you ever received a violation?  What was the outcome for you?  

Alison Creamer & Co

REALTOR® since 2002

But on a good note just last month I received the 2017 Coastal Virginia Readers Choice Awards: BEST Real Estate Agent Overall!  


Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Broker
Elizabeth Anne Weintraub, Broker - Sacramento, CA
Put 40 years of experience to work for you

I've been in the business for 43 years. Received one violation about 10 years ago and did not fight it, although I wanted to. Lawyers advised pay the fine and forget about the jealous jerk who reported it.

I said in a blog my business had exploded 1,000 percent after taking on short sales. It was an exaggeration to make a point, not a fact. But the morons took it as a FACT and fined me for violating Article 2 of the Code of Ethics. Needless to say, my respect for those serving on the Grievance Committee fell to zero. Cold day in hell they'll ever get my support.

Jul 18, 2017 10:34 AM
Alison Creamer

Wow, Its pretty scary all the "things" we can get cited for. I'm a bit more nervous about my business and practice. 

Jul 19, 2017 04:11 AM
shirley cicero
Continental West Realty - Livermore, CO
Northern Colorado Mountain Homes and Vacant Land

Thanks for sharing Alison. Sorry that happened to you. You are right, everyday we are learning something new in this business. Keep your chin up and move on!

Jul 18, 2017 10:57 AM
Alison Creamer

Now I only worry about if someone will be hawking me to turn me in again..... IDK we all make mistakes just praying I never have to go through that again.

Jul 19, 2017 04:12 AM