Late last week, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled favorably on a case involving unearned fees under Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). While the ruling was about mortgage lending, it has direct implications for real estate brokerages and the transparency of settlement service fees.
This one hour and 33 minute webinar from Oct. 14, 2010 discusses issues related to the difficulties with condo financing, especially in resort and second home real estate markets.
In the aftermath of the housing crisis, some analysts are questioning whether the public still considers home ownership to be part of the American dream. According to several recent surveys, the home ownership dream is still alive.
A new survey by Coldwell Banker Real Estate finds that Americans are increasingly saying that the real value of home ownership is emotional, not financial. That marks a stark contrast from Americans' perspectives on home ownership during the housing boom, in which they mostly viewed it as a financial venture.
Watch Lawrence Yun's presentations at the Midyear Meetings' Economic Issues & Commercial Business Trends Forum and Economic Issues & Residential Real Estate Business Trends Forum.
The U.S. Supreme Court last week provided real estate brokers a lot of clarity about administrative fees charged by brokerages.
It’s not all work at the REALTORS® Conference & Expo–there’s time for fun, too. Don’t miss out on the special events.
Check out photos, videos, and Tweets about the Rally to Protect the American Dream.
Midyear Meeting handouts and other materials.
Looking to break the mold? Read up on how these motivated practitioners are changing the game and finding success on their terms. The 2012 "30 Under 30" honorees, featured in the May/June issue of REALTOR® Magazine, are a mix of broker-owners/managers and salespeople, representing all sectors of the market.