News Releases

NAR’s NEW One-Day Technology Conference

Technology has transformed the way Realtors® do business, and the National Association of Realtors® is helping members keep up with the latest trends that can enhance business and client relations. NAR Tech Edge, a new one-day technology conference hosted by NAR, will give attendees the chance to learn about cutting edge technologies that are changing

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CFPB Delays Qualified Mortgage

On Thursday May 31, 2012, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it would be seeking additional information on loan performance with regard to Debt to Income (DTI) ratios and a few other factors. This is widely believed to be part of an effort to further develop a (DTI) test as part of the Qualified

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TAR Form Changes (F33 & F40) – Effective 6-1-2012

There have been a couple of changes to the TAR forms (F33 & F40) which will go into effect on June 1, 2012. The Landlord Tenant Act has also changed for those of you who deal with Leases and Property Management. F40 - Independent Contractors Agreement F33 - Special Stipulations Landlord Tenant Act *************************************** Changes

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Flood Insurance Overhaul – Update

Updated May 31 - Congress passed and sent to President Obama a 60-day extension of the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) yesterday, which was set to expire today. The legislation gives lawmakers breathing room to look at a long-term extension and reform of the program, which NAR strongly supports. Read More---> Original Post May 24

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