First Time Home Buyers On The Rise
PEORIA, Ill. -- The housing market is looking good for buyers.
The National Association of REALTORS® reported this week that the percent share of first time home buyers rose from 30 percent in April to 32 percent this May, matching the highest share since September of 2012. Read More ...
CFPB Backs Delay For New Closing Rules
CFPB Moves Trid Date to October 1st For New Closing Rules
"Administrative error" causes delay of “Know Before You Owe Rule”
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau seeks to delay until Oct. 1, implementing the new Truth in Lending Act and Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act Integrated Disclosure regulation. The new rules were originally set to take effect Aug. 1. The proposal must still undergo a public comment period before it becomes official. Read More …
Home Inspector's Who's Who
Home Inspections; Who’s Present, Who’s Informed and Who’s Responsible?
This seems to be a hot topic right now with the MLS and Contracts Committees currently discussing it based on member inquires and several calls from the public questioning the “proper procedures/rules” for the agents and inspectors.
Stop Ad Tax
IAR Joins Effort to Stop Ad Tax for Businesses
A proposed 10 percent tax on advertisements would affect REALTORS® and other small business owners across the state. Watch the video and visit the Web site.
Do you have a Smart Phone?
Do you have a Smart Phone? Let the smart phone work for opening lockboxes!!!
Why not give it a try and download the SentriSmart app on you smartphone and join the other 350 plus members of PAAR who are using this great tool of the SentriLock system.