Online housing scams are persistent. After years of news reports alerting consumers to never wire money to rent a home they’ve seen only in photos online, they still do. News reports of families now homeless after being scammed out of a deposit are not only still prevalent but increasing, law enforcement agencies say.
by Jarrod C. Grasso, RCE, CEO, New Jersey Association of REALTORS®
Inside and outside the office, the hyper-connected existence that we now all know to be normal has proven to have its ups and downs. As leaders, it’s up to us to develop ways to use technology in a positive, thoughtful way that positions our associations to stand out among the crowd and help us all get back in sync.
From August 1, 2015, any transaction involving a mortgage will use new disclosure forms created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB).
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Disappearing shadow inventory will mean it may take longer for buyers to find the right home at the right price.
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NAR President Chris Polychron laid out the problems that the real estate industry is experiencing with patent trolls