Category Archives: Education

Need to Know: CFPB Consent Orders

On January 31, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) announced that it entered into consent orders with a mortgage lender, mortgage servicer and two real estate brokers for violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (RESPA). As part of … Continue reading

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Legislative Conference Special Session: VHDA Professional Training

The 2017 Legislative Conference will feature an educational session (for CE credit) on the most current VHDA loan program information. VHDA has modified many program guidelines and introduced several new creative loan programs to make housing more affordable for even more potential homebuyers. … Continue reading

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Hale: Solutions to address Virginia’s rural housing challenges

In an op-ed in Wednesday’s Roanoke Times, VAR Past President Kit Hale laid out the results of a year-long review of rural housing trends and needs facilitated by Housing Virginia in partnership with the Virginia Association of REALTORS®.  The report, … Continue reading

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VAR and NAR both offer broker conferences

VAR Broker Day Register today for the VAR Spring Broker Day event in Charlottesville. Earn Broker CE credit and network with brokers from across the state. Broker Day is a comprehensive program we have designed to help you grow and manage your business. Featured … Continue reading

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New VAR Legal Hotline video: Material Adverse Fact Disclosure for Agent-Owners

Sellers and listing agents have different disclosure obligations in Virginia. Listing Agents must disclose material adverse facts pertaining to the physical condition of the property of which they have actual knowledge to prospective purchasers. A case in Virginia examined the … Continue reading

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CCIM Institute Education: New Leasing Accounting Standards webinar discount for members

Save on Registration for CCIM Institute’s March 8th New Leasing Accounting Standards webinar The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) recently announced new standards for lease accounting which will have an impact on how businesses report leases on financial statements. Learn … Continue reading

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New VAR Legal Hotline video: Application Deposits

The Virginia Association of REALTORS® Laura Farley discusses the VREB regulations that apply to application deposits prospective tenants pay when being considered for a property. Laura serves as the VAR Deputy General Counsel, monitoring regulatory bodies that effect REALTORS® in Virginia, … Continue reading

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Register for the CRS Business Planning & Marketing Course featuring Chandra Hall

Successful real estate agents know how to run a business. They know how to define their goals and have the business planning, budgeting, and marketing skills to get them where they want to go. After taking this course, students will … Continue reading

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What is your bed bug plan for the next 10 years?

Learn about bed bugs at this year’s Property Management Conference on November 18-20 in Charlottesville. Join Dini M. Miller, Ph.D Department of Entomology & Dodson Urban Pest Management Laboratory, Virginia Tech who will teach you everything you need to know about … Continue reading

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Marcie Roggow leads the Broker Day Conference

Join us for the VAR Broker Day at the beautiful Wyndham Virginia Crossings Hotel & Conference Center. Broker Day is a comprehensive program designed to help managing/owner brokers grow their business. VAR is pleased to introduce Marcie Roggow, who has … Continue reading

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