Monthly Archives: June 2015

NAR to Partner with Hogan Lovells on UAV Webinar

The Hogan Lovells Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Group has partnered with the National Association of REALTORS® to host a webinar on the regulatory and business hurdles to operating unmanned aircraft systems (drones). Learn how to integrate UAV technology into your … Continue reading

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The Top 5 Things to Know About TRID Now

On June 22, 2015, Mortgage Compliance Magazine published an article titled “The Top 5 Things to Know About TRID Now”. The article asks the National Association of REALTORS® along with two other organizations who have been recognized as industry leaders … Continue reading

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The Most Common Remodeling Mistakes

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CFPB Proposes Two-Month Extension for TRID Rule

On June 24, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a proposed amendment to delay implementation of the RESPA/TILA Integration or TRID rule due to issues with the Administrative Procedures Act and also to push implementation further into the … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Affirms Insurance Premium Credit

On Thursday, June 25th, the Supreme Court ruled that Obamacare's insurance premium credits can go to eligible residents of any state, including those states that chose to use a federally-facilitated exchange. In a decision written by Chief Justice Roberts, the … Continue reading

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Phishing Scam Targets REALTORS®

In recent months, real estate professionals have reported an upswing in a particular wire scam. A hacker will break into a real estate professional’s e-mail account to obtain information about upcoming transactions. After monitoring the account to determine the likely … Continue reading

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10 Reasons Why You Should Stage Your Next Listing

By Audra Slinkey, Home Staging Resource Sometimes it can be a challenge convincing the home seller to use a certified staging professional so I created some visuals using the latest, 2014-2015 statistics to assist agents in getting the point across to … Continue reading

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CFPB Proposes Delay on TRID

On June 17, 2015, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it would propose to delay the RESPA/TILA Integration or TRID until October 1 due to issues with the Administrative Procedures Act and also to push implementation further into … Continue reading

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Water Rule Ban Moves Through Appropriations

This week, both House and Senate Appropriations Committees passed a provision that would prohibit the EPA from using any funds in FY 2016 to implement the now-finalized Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. At this time, there is no word … Continue reading

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House Introduces RTPA

On Monday, June 15, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) introduced H.R. 2775, the Remote Transactions Parity Act of 2015 (“RTPA”).  This bill, cosponsored by Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR), would provide a level playing field between traditional “brick-and-mortar” retailers and remote sellers … Continue reading

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