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Rocky Mountain Region 11 Conference-
Risk Management and Legal Issues Presentation
Katherine Johnson, one of the featured presenters for the Rocky Mountain Region XI Leadership Conference hosted by the Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR) and Regional Vice President Linda Rheinberger, gave an overview of several areas of risk management that are of great importance to REALTOR® Broker and Agents. Click here to read this crucial information.
Understanding the Aug. 1 Changes to HUD-1, Closing Process
The days of filling out the HUD-1 settlement form and getting a Good Faith Estimate (GFE) from the lender are winding down. On August 1, those two forms are going away. The Truth in Lending Act (TILA) disclosure form is going away too, and will be replaced by two new forms.
FAA Proposes Commercial Drone Rules
The Federal Aviation Administration has issued proposed rules for the commercial use of drones. Once implemented, the long-awaited guidelines will allow property owners and real estate professionals to use drones to shoot aerial photos and video footage of buildings and land for use in marketing.
Application Period Opens for 2015 Good Neighbor Awards
REALTOR® Magazine is seeking nominations for the 2015 Good Neighbor Awards. Is the next Good Neighbor in your backyard? Five dedicated real estate professionals will each receive a $10,000 grant for their charities and considerable media exposure for their cause.