VanEd Real Estate and Appraisal Blog


New Proposals may alter Texas Real Estate Licensee Education Rules

According to TREC, a number of new or proposed rule changes in Texas will affect real estate license holders. Learn about these changes in this handy grid.

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What is the biggest issue facing housing right now?

In this CNBC interview, Barry Sternlicht, Starwood Capital CEO, weighs in on the biggest issue facing housing - Labor (Video)

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CFPB Releases new Tools as part of the Know Before You Owe Initiative

The tools provide additional shopping help for consumers as the new TRID mortgage disclosures take effect.

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The Ultimate Tweak - Updates to the 2016 Colorado Contracts and Forms

The 2016 Contracts to Buy and Sell Real Estate are approved and there has been a lot of tweaking. The theme is simplification and clarity

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Free Webinar: FHA Policy: Appraiser and Property Requirements

For appraisers on the FHA Appraiser Roster - Tuesday, September 29, 2015 2:00 PM Eastern Time

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Colorado Board of Mortgage Loan Originators Updates Rules due to TRID

By complying with the TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure rule, licensees will be in compliance with the written disclosure Colorado requirements.

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Freddie Mac Survey shows average fixed rates below 4 percent

Freddie Mac (OTCQB: FMCC) released the results of its Primary Mortgage Market Survey® (PMMS®), showing average fixed mortgage rates largely unchanged

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Broker Disclosure of Adverse Material Facts now defined in Colorado

The Colorado Real Estate Commission approved CP-46 Commission Position on Broker Disclosure of Adverse Material Facts may help clarify certain situations.

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FHA Announces new Lender Performance Measure to expand credit access

New metric will provide more nuanced comparison among lenders, allow for expanded credit to more eligible borrowers.

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CFPB Provides Guidance about Private Mortgage Insurance Cancellation

The Bureau issues a bulletin regarding the Homeowners Protection Act (HPA) and explains how servicers can comply with the law.

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