Real Estate Policies
New laws, shifts in tax assessments and possible methods for filling government shortfalls are all situations brokers should be watching in the coming months.
While the association has moved to institute new rules around what to do about off-MLS listings, there are some who say it restricts trade and others who feel it doesn’t go far enough to force brokers to share listing data.
The debate over what NAR and multiple listing services should do about off-MLS listings seems to be coming to a head, though the final policy isn't fully ironed out yet. Find out where it looks to be heading.
A lawsuit against Florida-based Cervera Real Estate – and a new bill passed in California – raise the question of classification.
It’s a common TV trope, but what should you know when dealing with a home that may be
There’s always the potential for problems as a transaction wraps up. Thankfully, there are many checks and balances real estate professionals can institute in their processes to side-step such
Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) updated its rules and workflows around commission figures June 4 in response to feedback from industry stakeholders, effectively undoing a policy set in place last year. According to a May 1 blog post from
Home purchases have skidded a bit in recent weeks, and student debt raises some troubling questions on where housing demand is heading. The numbers are in, and they’re not encouraging – housing demand is beginning to wane. According to
Are you currently working with a condo buyer who only qualifies for an FHA loan? If so, you may be finding it difficult to find buildings that are FHA approved. A few years ago, the FHA changed it’s rules
There are rumors around Washington that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act of 2007 (MFA) will be extended yet again. Such an extension would be very good news to our improving real estate market for a variety of reasons; however,