CENTERVILLE, Utah--License law officials have appointed a task force to study real estate affinity programs and relocation referral fees.
The 20-member task force will report back next spring at the St. Louis meeting of the board of directors of the Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO). The task force will present findings and recommend ARELLO policy....
Buyers and sellers are asking questions about the tax implications of buying or selling a house as a result of the new federal tax law. Here are some questions and answers on the new law that you can use these answers to help educate clients and customers about tax changes.
We asked you, "Do you believe that real estate and other licensees should be penalized with revocation of professional, driver's, and sport licenses as punishment for delinquent child-support cases?" Here's how you voted.
A program offering consumers cash rebates off real estate brokerage commissions and mortgage rates and fees is being introduced by Costco. Also, a sales record nearly reached, a REIT purchases ARMs, and empty nesters move into bigger digs.
The real estate franchise giant HFS Inc.'s announcement that it is looking to buy more residential brokerage companies is not a threat to smaller companies. Also: Sales of previously owned homes dipped slightly, housing affordability conditions slipped, and a new medical study finds electric power lines less harmful than assumed.
HUD announced inner-city first-time homebuyers will be eligible for a second round of FHA up-front reductions on mortgage insurance premiums. Also, a new financing option becomes available, Prudential launches commercial mortgage conduit, and Quicken to offer mortgages.
We have to work harder to meet the needs of nontraditional families, including single parents, blended families--families in which parents share custody of children from previous marriages--and nontraditional couples.
Announcing the winners of the 1997 Distinguished Service Award of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®, a partnership between State Farm and Neighborhood Housing Services of America, and a win in the challenge to an ordinance that banned the use of yard signs.
Edwardina D. Lodes is the first woman real estate salesperson appointed vice chairman to the New York Real Estate Board and Bob Kaminski was elected to the board of directors of the Maude Kerns Art Center.
Real estate practitioners around the country may soon be face-to-face with more police officers than ever before. Don't sweat it, though. The men and women in blue may be helping salespeople see more green.