Association Executives attending the AE Institute in Baltimore March 21-25 got a preliminary look at new mandatory core standards for local REALTOR® associations, which are expected to be finalized in time for the NAR Board of Directors’ May 17 meeting. The advisory group is accepting comments on the proposal through May 1.
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.
On April 15, 2014, FEMA issued a WYO Company Bulletin implementing the first provisions of the Flood Insurance Affordability Act and providing immediate rate relief to homebuyers.
For international real estate professionals, working with trustworthy and respected specialists is of the utmost importance – especially when it comes to purchasing in another country.
Recently released final regulations under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) recognize “qualified real estate agents” as non-employees for purposes of the “Shared Responsibility for Employers” provisions of the new health care law.
On Thursday, Apr. 10th, Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) introduced S. 2244, a bill to reauthorize the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (TRIA), currently set to expire at the end of 2014, for seven more years.