When Must Your Disclose Real Estate Agency Relationships to a Consumer?
Brokerage services and agency relationships must be disclosed at the earliest practicable opportunity with a consumer.
Need a Mortgage? Be Prepared!
Mortgage underwriting guidelines have become much stricter - learn how to improve your odds of securing a home loan.
Sustained Use of Loans Raises Consumer Protection Concerns
The CFPB has issued a new report on the use of payday and deposit advance loans and how those who use these products risk serious debt.
Upcoming Changes to the Real Property Appraiser Qualifications
Certified Residential Appraisers will be required to hold a bachelor's degree and there will be new supervisory appraiser education.
IRS Releases the Dirty Dozen Tax Scams for 2013
The top dozen IRS scams for 2013 include identity theft, phishing, preparer fraud, offshore income and scams involving social security.
Identity Crisis: How to Protect Yourself against Identity Theft - Part 2
Part 2 of a series, describes how best to protect yourself from identity theft.
Updated Colorado Inspection Objection - Inspection Resolution Forms
After reviewing more information and discussions with lenders, brokers, and committee members, VanEd is updating our Inspection Process Discussion for our real estate students and affiliates. Here you can find an update on the new Colorado Inspection Notices discussion that began when the Colorado Real Estate Commission (CREC) updated the new forms. We will continue to monitor the discussion and update our members when appropriate.
Identity Crisis: How to Protect Yourself against Identity Theft - Part 1
Part 1 of a two part series describes the common scams and approaches used by identity theft criminals.
How to Teach Your Kids about Safety and Strangers, by Andrew Wooten
Safety advisor Andrew Wooten best practices for teaching children about safety around strangers.
Upcoming changes to Real Property Appraiser Qualifications
New AQB appraiser qualification rules take affect January 1, 2015 and require a college degree for the Certified Residential license level and beyond.