Desiree Brougher, Esq.

Staff Attorney
Desiree Brougher, Esq.
Desiree Brougher is a staff attorney for PAR. She serves as the liaison to the Standard Forms Committee and Standard Forms Feedback Panels, and oversees the forms revision process for PAR’s library of more than 100 real estate forms. In addition, Desiree is an attorney and a speaker, and travels across the commonwealth educating our members at the local level on legal issues and proper uses of the PAR forms. Desiree is a graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Widener University School of Law. Prior to joining PAR, Desiree spent seven years as a litigator in private practice. She currently lives in Hershey with her husband and two children.

Latest Content by Desiree

Code Violation or Petty Annoyance?

There are many petty annoyances that are not the height of professionalism, but probably don’t rise to the level of a code violation.

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Debt Collectors Permitted New Means of Communication

On Oct. 30, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau issued a final rule which permits debt collectors to use text messages, email, social media and voice messages for communications with debtors.

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Battle of the Forms: ACA vs. LTV

Often, the loan-to-value ratio and the Appraisal Contingency Addendum are seen as being the same thing and at their basic level, they do the same thing. However, they are not the same and more importantly, as they are built into the PAR forms, they function very differently.

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What Is Your Brokerage COVID-19 Plan?

Failing to properly handle a case of potential exposure of COVID-19 not only puts many other people at risk of infection but could jeopardize your career.  

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Agreement of Sale to be Updated July 1

Beginning July 1, all of the agreements should have the following elements to them, where applicable: fixtures and personal property, inspection limitations and reports and the Internet of Things and recordings.

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Real Estate Best Practices Still Incorporate COVID-19 Forms

Recently revised to conform to guidance for real estate, use of the COVID-19 Property Access Notice (Form COVID-PAN) and the COVID-19 Health and Safety Acknowledgment (Form COVID-HSA) still have a place in your routine, even as restrictions loosen.  

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