Real Estate and Appraisal Industry News

July 10, 2014
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announces a tool that provides easy online access to public mortgage information.

June 30, 2014
Brokers must not misrepresent a buyer's offer as a cash offer when the buyer requires a loan in order to close the transaction.

May 16, 2014
Department of Veteran Affairs has published an interim final rule defining qualified mortgage as 'any loan guaranteed, insured, or made by VA'.

May 7, 2014
CFPB Report provides data, highlights mortgage debt challenges for older Americans, and offers advice on managing debt for those nearing or in retirement.

April 8, 2014
The IRS remindes taxpayers to review their tax returns for common errors that could delay processing.

March 24, 2014
A new proposed federal rule would create mininum requirements for the registration an regulation of appraisal management companies.

March 21, 2014
A grooup of appriasers has settled with the IRS concerning the overvaluation of facade easements for charitable donations.

February 26, 2014
We suggest all license review multiple E&O policies against all the business services they provide before deciding which policy is the best fit.

February 19, 2014
The top dozen tax scams for 2014 as compiling by the IRS - identity theft and callers pretending to be the IRS lead the list.

February 1, 2014
New online CE course from VanEd - The Ethics of Technology: Etiquette for the Age of Engage. Designed to meed the NAR ethics requirement.

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