CFPB’s Know Before You Owe: Mortgages project resulted in finalized mortgage forms on November 20, 2013. The new rules and forms go into effect on August 1, 2015. They improve consumer understanding, aid comparison shopping, and help prevent surprises.
Gary Vaynerchuk laid it all out for us: Talent Matters. You have to hustle and you have to work. The dirty little secret of how you break through the noise of social media: have talent know how to communicate use the best products put in the hussle have a differentiator have a point of view care […]
Not all real estate eSignatures are the same. Watch how DotLoop and DocuSign PDFs differ in security.
What is DotLoop? What is Cartavi? Which one should I pick and why? This post explains it all, including videos, zipForm, DocuSign, and more.
2011 was the first year I served on any GTAR/NORES committees. I was enlightened and encouraged by the experiences I’ve had on the Data Systems and Sales Associate committees. I’m also on the Keybox committee, but we didn’t have any meetings this year. Sales Associate Committee The Sales Associate Committee had a novel year. We put on […]
Source: National Association of REALTORS (NAR) via Lowe’s InmanNews – Daily Real Estate News The typical age for first-timers was 31, up one year from the 2010 report. The typical repeat buyer was 53, up from 49. Married couples accounted for 64 percent of recent homebuyers — the highest share since 2001. First-time buyers had a […]
Infographic published by HOATown, embedded from Visual.ly What you’ll learn about Home Owner Associations (HOAs) 8,000 new HOAs formed annually Several factors that led to the explosion of HOAs in the U.S. Approximately 25 million housing units with over 60 million residents are governed by HOAs 1.75 million people on HOA boards and 350,000 committee volunteers (1 committee […]
Chicken Little Sells Her House Reposted with Bill Zumwalt’s permission, emphasis added. William T Zumwalt CPA, PLLC 5416 South Yale Ave, Suite 120 Tulsa, OK 74135 918-583-1040 Website | Facebook Hi!- Life would be a lot easier for all of us if tax laws didn’t change all the time. Every year, Washington writes new laws. The […]
“Oklahoma’s real estate rebirth“, written by Steve Bergsman, was syndicated by Lowe’s and Inman News to a national audience of real estate professionals on September 21. What great publicity (and encouragement) for our local real estate market. Here are some quotes from the article: personal income growth at 8 percent is the fifth best in […]