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The advice for anyone you meet in real estate? Trust but verify – which means don’t fully trust anyone who isn’t your mother. Scammers continually find new ways to separate you, your buyer or your seller from their money.

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It’s not illegal to have a marketing service agreement (MSA), but the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA) rules do tie your hands a bit. Here’s what you need to know for a successful MSA that doesn’t break the law.

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Could you become a victim of phishing, ransomware or worse? Use this information to protect yourself and your clients.

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New deadline for Hurricane Ian survivors to apply for FEMA aid: Jan. 12. FEMA says it has provided more than $2.97B in grants, loans and flood payments so far.

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After hitting a 20-year high above 7% less than a month ago, the average 30-year, fixed-rate loan has fallen almost half a percentage point.

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Some buyers assume they can cancel a contract by sending a Florida Realtors form Release and Cancellation to the seller or seller’s representative. However, their assumption misses some key contractual provisions regarding notice.

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Using Home Mortgage Disclosure Act records, a study looked back 31 years. While lending to women improved, Blacks and Native Americans still face problems.

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