Real Estate and Appraisal Industry News

October 30, 2013
October 2013 ASB Meeting Summary: updates on USPAP, Definitions, and the Record Keeping Rule.

October 8, 2013
New Oklahoma online CE courses: 15-hour Broker in Charge (BID) course and the Oklahoma Brokerage Relationships Act (BRA) course

September 26, 2013
New online Texas MCE Course: Broker Responsibility, 6-hours, for TX brokers, designated brokers and salespersons with supervision of other licensees.

August 30, 2013
Missouri GRI courses are available online through a partnership between VanEd and the Missouri Association of REALTORS®.

July 23, 2013
VanEd's online personal finance and debtor education course meets the required education for anyone involved in a personal bankruptcy.

July 12, 2013
Changes to appraiser qualifications take affect 2015. A bachelor's degree will be required for the Certified Residential Appraiser license level.

June 21, 2013
Now is a great time to consider a career in commercial real estate. Bring valuable real estate knowledge to a wide range of business applications.

May 28, 2013
Rule changes include higher MIP and a requirement that mortgage insurance to be paid for the life of some FHA home loans.

May 21, 2013
A Lender's Guide to USPAP provides an overview of the appraisal process for people in the loan underwriting business.

May 16, 2013
Brokerage services and agency relationships must be disclosed at the earliest practicable opportunity with a consumer.