Real Estate and Appraisal Industry News

October 9, 2017

Oklahoma Rule Changes Approved, Effective November 1st

OREC's proposed rules dealing with associates' trust accounts and the Education Recovery Fund have been approved with an effective date of November 1st.


September 22, 2017

Texas A&M Real Estate Center offers Harvey Relief Information Page

Where to Find Help on the Road to Recovery


September 20, 2017

TREC Extending All Application and Renewal Deadlines

Expiration dates for August and September have been extended for Texas licensees.


September 19, 2017

National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) Extended

Previously set to expire September 30th, the National Flood Insurance Program was granted a 3-month extension in light of recent (and ongoing) hurricanes.


September 11, 2017

Requirements for Obtaining a Broker License in Oklahoma are Changing

If you are planning on obtaining a Broker Manager License or Broker Associate License in Oklahoma after November 1, 2017, then this information is for you!


September 7, 2017

IRS Urges everyone to Prepare for Hurricanes, Floods & Other Disasters

As a part of Safety Month, we are including this information on preparedness from the Internal Revenue Service.


September 6, 2017

SBA Seeks Appraisers to Aid Harvey Recovery Efforts

The Small Business Administration is in need of appraisers to help process disaster loan applications. Read the article for information on applying.


September 5, 2017

New Texas Advertising Rules in effect as of September 1st

SB 2212 makes changes to the regulations governing advertising for real estate brokers and sales agents.


September 4, 2017

Happy Labor Day from all of us at VanEd!

Our offices will be closed Labor Day, September 4th, to allow our staff and instructors the opportunity to spend time with family and friends.


August 29, 2017

FEMA: How to help Disaster Survivors in Texas

Please follow a few important guidelines below to ensure your support can be the most helpful for Tropical Storm Harvey disaster survivors.