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Save The Date: 2015 Rocky Mountain Region 11 Conference
Feb. 4-6, 2015. Sign Up Today!
NVAR is proud to announce the 2015 Rocky Mountain RegionRegion 11 Conference that will be held February 4-6, 2015 in Las Vegas at the Palms Casino Resort. Come and join your fellow REALTORS® at this exciting event! Click here for details.
Big RESPA Changes In 2015
Get the latest updates from RESPA attorney Phil Schulman about the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's (CFPB) changes to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) and the Truth In Lending Act (TILA) under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer protection Act.
RESPA Updates From The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
The Dodd-Frank Act requires the Truth In Lending (TILA) and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) disclosures to be combined. Obtain more information regarding these changes and the regulators' rationale behind new disclosures.
Loan Demand Posts Biggest Leap In 6 Years
Plunging mortgage rates sent mortgage applications skyrocketing last week. Applications for home purchases are now 2 percent higher than they were a year ago.
Economic Forum: The Changing Face Of Northern Nevada
The Reno Tahoe International Council is hosting an Economic Forum featuring guest panelists addressing a wide range of economic issues. The event is scheduled for February 12th and includes lunch. Get more information and register.
Hot Legal Issues
NVAR's Legal Counsel write articles and updates on important legal topics. You can find these articles here.
Real Estate Today Radio
Real Estate Today is an-NAR produced national radio show that offers listeners an opportunity to
exchange information and learn from some of the nation’s most recognized
experts on a variety of real estate related topics such as buying and
selling homes, obtaining mortgages, seasonal markets, home improvements
and more. The show also airs nationwide on XM Satellite Radio, and worldwide at www.RETRadio.com. Click here to listen to current or past programs.
Foreclosure help for Nevadans
Did you know that the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) has provided a Foreclosure Prevention and Response (FPR) Grant Program to aid REALTORS®, their clients, and the nation’s communities in facing the challenges of the current market? The Nevada Association of REALTORS® (NVAR) received the grant to aid Nevada communities in facing the current foreclosure challenges. NVAR, in conjunction with the local REALTOR® associations, has created a website that offers foreclosure counseling and information to help Nevadans develop coordinated plans of action to prevent foreclosures and respond to their adverse effects.
Click here to visit foreclosurehelpfornevadans.org
Nevada rental deposit
Did you know there are funds available to assist individuals with their initial security deposit through a no interest loan program to move into rental property that the Housing Authority owns or manages? The Nevada Association of REALTORS®, in partnership with local Associations and Nevada Housing Authorities, has created the NVrentaldepositprogram.org website to assist working individuals who meet specific qualifications to tap into this Security Deposit grant money.
Click here to visit nvrentaldepositprogram.org and find out more.