Member News

CFPB Proposed Rule says REALTORS should be able to access Closing Disclosure

The CFPB-proposed rule on TRID would help consumers understand their mortgage and home purchase by helping agents to provide expert advice.

How To Protect Your Clients From Cyber Schemes

Almost daily, we hear or read about cybercrime. One particular type of scheme targets REALTORS®, their businesses, their clients and other parties involved in real estate transactions. Criminals are hacking into email accounts, patiently monitoring the victim’s emails and, often just before settlement, sending an email instructing the recipient to wire funds to the hacker’s account.

West Virginia Relief Efforts

As you know, our neighboring state of West Virginia has experienced the most devastating floods it has seen in 100 years. By current count, close to 1500 families are homeless. The devastation is difficult to fathom and the fatality list climbs each day. Unfortunately, world and other national events have pushed the story out of the news cycle rather quickly. But the need is no less urgent and there a couple of things we can do immediately to help.  Financial donations and/or help collecting needed supplies and delivering them to those in need.

Officer Candidate Nomination Deadlines

The Nominating Committee of the Maryland Association of REALTORS® will meet on Thursday, July 21, to interview and nominate candidates for officer positions for the 2016 - 2017 year, in accordance with the Association’s Bylaws (Article VI, Sections 1-8), and one candidate for each At-large Director vacancy on the Board of Directors.

The 2016 President-Elect, Shelly Murray, automatically succeeds to the office of 2017 President.  The other officer positions, President-Elect, Secretary, and Treasurer are open for candidates to be considered by the Nominating Committee.  Please be advised that the office of Treasurer is a two-year term (Oct. 1, 2016 - September 30, 2018).

Nominations, along with each candidate’s resume must be received in the Association’s office no later than Thursday, July 14 by 5:00 p.m.

April/May MD REALTOR Magazine is available!

April/May issue of MD REALTOR Magazine

Most Overlooked Tax Reduction- Webinar Handout

Click here to download a handout from the Webinar

'The Power of Home Possible in Today’s Housing Market" slides

Did you miss yesterday's Freddie Mac webinar, "The Power of Home Possible in Today's Housing Market"? Click here to download the slides. 

2017 NAR Committee Appointment Process is now open and accepting applications

The revised  2017 committee appointment process is now open and accepting applications. The deadline for submitting committee applications and endorsements is May 23, 2016.

Feb/March issue of Maryland REALTOR now available

Click here to read the latest issue of Maryland REALTOR Magazine. 

This week's Safety Tip

Keep track of colleagues

Have a check-out employee board at your office, listing your name, destination, customer name, date and expected return time.
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