Real Estate and Appraisal Industry News

March 3, 2017

Federal Reserve to include fan charts in minutes of future meetings

Federal Reserve releases examples of new charts that illustrate uncertainty around monetary policymakers' macroeconomic and interest rate projections.


March 2, 2017

Tax Time Guide: IRS Publication 17 Helps with 2016 Taxes

Taxpayers can get the most out of various tax benefits and get useful tips on preparing their 2016 federal income tax returns with this IRS publication.


February 28, 2017

Cybercriminals targeting appraisers with email phishing scams

Phishing scams target appraisers by requesting a response to a complaint from the regulator or appraisal board.


February 27, 2017

New Course: Real Estate Brokerage in Texas (SAE)

Real Estate Brokerage - No. 751 is approved by the Texas Real Estate Commission (TREC) to meet the SAE requirements for Texas real estate licensees.


February 24, 2017

Record retention requirements for real estate brokers in Colorado

The Division reminds real estate brokers that BOTH the individual licensee as well as their employing broker are EACH responsible for transaction files.


February 22, 2017

NAR Data shows Existing-Home sales went up in January

Total existing-home sales, which are completed transactions that include single-family homes, townhomes, condominiums and co-ops, expanded 3.3 percent.


February 17, 2017

IRS Summarizes "Dirty Dozen" List of Tax Scams for 2017

The annual list highlights various schemes that taxpayers may encounter throughout the year, many of which peak during tax-filing season.


February 14, 2017

2016 EcoBroker Sustainability and Community Service Awards

These EcoBroker award winners have shown dedication to service and sustainability advocacy in real estate.


February 10, 2017

Cancellation of FHA Insurance Premium Cut Impacts Market

NAR and the Mortgage Bankers Association stats show 13 percent drop in FHA applications, more than 30,000 could have qualified who now may not.


February 6, 2017

Continuing Education for Colorado Community Association Managers

CAM license holders in Colorado have until June 30th to complete 8-hours of Continuing Education courses.