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Added Benefits for our Veterans in 2020

By Eric Gomez, ACE Credit Consulting and Member of CCAR’s REALTOR®/Lender Committee The Blue Water Navy (BWN) Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019 (PL 116-23) made changes to the VA Home Loan Program that exempt Purple Heart Recipients that are [...]

No More Excuses

By Alexandra Swan (NMLS 117371), Willow Bend Mortgage and 2019 Chair of CCAR’s REALTOR®/Lender Committee The last article of the year for the REALTOR®/Lender Committee is the responsibility of the outgoing chair.  I have had this on my calendar [...]

Appraisal Do’s and Don’ts

By Vaughn Kerkorian of Kerkorian Residential Appraisals and Member of CCAR’s REALTOR®/Lender Committee Once the appraisal appointment has been scheduled, what can a real estate agent do to best assist their client and the appraiser without [...]

What is FIRPTA?

By Diane Donley, Republic Title North Coit, Member of CCAR’s Affiliate Committee FIRPTA (The Foreign Investment In Real Property Tax Act of 1980) is a tax law that may impose a tax on certain defined “foreign persons” selling [...]