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Selling a Haunted House? Here’s What You Need to Know

Selling a Haunted House? Here’s What You Need to Know Zillow analysis finds most states don’t require home sellers to…

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HUD Proposal Raising the Bar for Housing Discrimination Claims

HUD Proposal Raising the Bar for Housing Discrimination Claims The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) proposed a rule…

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The Trump Administration Unveils Plan to Privatize Fannie & Freddie

The Trump Administration Unveils Plan to Privatize Fannie & Freddie The U.S. Department of Treasury released on…

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The CFPB Moves to End the GSE Patch

The CFPB Moves to End the GSE Patch The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) recently announced that it plans to…

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Market Volatility and Confidence One of 10 Trending Real Estate Issues

The Counselors of Real Estate has identified the current and emerging issues expected to have the most significant impact…

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Regulatory Update on Marketing Services Agreement

Part Two: Marketing Services Agreement Dramatic changes since Cordray’s tenure means more opportunities for marketing service agreements (MSAs). Find out…

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Realogy vs. Compass: Analysis and Possible Impact

Realogy vs. Compass: Analysis and Possible Impact On July 10, Realogy announced it had filed an action against Compass for…

Do Lawsuits Against Our Industry Signal an End to Cooperation and Compensation Structure?

Over the past few months, numerous lawsuits have been filed against the National Association of Realtors® (NAR) and some…

Joint Ventures, Marketing Service Agreements and Today’s Regulatory Lay of the Land

What do recent actions mean for joint ventures in the real estate industry? Here’s an analysis. The Real Estate Settlement…

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Coalition Formed to Combat Real Estate Wire Fraud

Coalition Formed to Combat Real Estate Wire Fraud Real estate wire fraud is a sophisticated scam targeting individuals making…

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