Real Estate and Appraisal Industry News

April 21, 2013
Certified Residential Appraisers will be required to hold a bachelor's degree and there will be new supervisory appraiser education.

March 26, 2013
The top dozen IRS scams for 2013 include identity theft, phishing, preparer fraud, offshore income and scams involving social security.

March 22, 2013
Part 2 of a series, describes how best to protect yourself from identity theft.

March 15, 2013
Part 1 of a two part series describes the common scams and approaches used by identity theft criminals.

February 28, 2013
Safety advisor Andrew Wooten best practices for teaching children about safety around strangers.

February 7, 2013
New AQB appraiser qualification rules take affect January 1, 2015 and require a college degree for the Certified Residential license level and beyond.

January 30, 2013
Find teh 2013 CREC annual update course online with VanEd. This course is required of all CO real estate brokers each calendar year.

January 21, 2013
Mortgage lenders are now required to provide free copies of all appraisals and all home-value estimates.

January 10, 2013
Persons applying for a Colorado real estate license must complete a background check. These checks are currently experiencing long delays.

January 4, 2013
VanEd and OAR have all 90 hours of required education for a Oklahoma real estate broker license.