Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will be issuing new guidelines to enhance and streamline the short sale process.
The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau (CFPB) issued a proposed rule covering a number of mortgage servicing topics.
The associations and other groups will host the strategic planning workshops locally to engage thought and conversation, collect data, and help NAR keep initiative costs down.
The national REALTOR® Leadership Program,* launched just a year ago, has already produced dozens of dedicated, motivated, and prepared volunteer leaders. The leadership experts chosen (and trained) to conduct the program at state and local associations and national meetings have learned a lot, too.
Terry Penza is the 2012 recipient of the William R. Magel Award for excellence in REALTOR® association management, in part for how she leads her association on a continuous adventure, keeping pace with changes in the industry.
Managing the risk of operating Web sites that allow third parties to display content requires not only sound business skills but also knowledge of the special laws that govern the application of liability to the operators of such sites.
Although the real estate industry is in a slow but steady climb in parts of the country, other areas are still struggling to recover.
Sometimes it’s great to be “where everybody knows your name,” but for some small associations, the cozy dynamic between volunteer leaders and association staff can veer into “too close for comfort” if you’re not careful.
For a people pleaser like me, the first question that comes to mind in the aftermath of an enraged-member encounter is: “Is it me?” Is there something I could have done that could have prevented this member’s flash point?
REALTOR® AE features four outstanding association volunteers who are working with passion and enthusiasm for the REALTOR® mission.