The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (The Corps) have issued a proposed rulemaking that redefines most water bodies as "waters of the U.S.,” which is a fundamental change to the Clean Water Act. If promulgated, this proposed regulation would place more water bodies under the authority of the EPA and the Corps, which would result in more time consuming and expensive permits, regulatory red tape, and less economic development in communities across the country.
The purpose of this fact sheet and suggested voluntary guidelines is to increase real estate professionals’ awareness, knowledge, and understanding of the potential money laundering risks surrounding real estate and enable them to identify practical measures to mitigate the risks.
Access the online application forms to serve as a member or the Vice Chair of the AE Institute Advisory Board. Applications are due March 25.
On Thursday February 19, 2015, NAR hosted a webinar on marketing and services agreements (MSAs) and other agreements under the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA).
The FAA has begun the rule making process to address the commercial use of unmanned aerial vehicles, otherwise known as drones.
The White House recently issued an Executive Order 13690, requiring that any new construction or development in, and affecting floodplains funded by the federal government, will be required to meet the level of resilience established in the Federal Flood Risk Management Standard (FFRMS).