Emily Duggan Funeral Service - Saturday August 6: We are saddened to inform our AAR friends and family of the passing of long-time and current AAR member Emily Duggan of CENTURY 21 Village Realty in Sierra Madre. Emily fought her cancer with bravery and courage. The AAR sends heartfelt sympathy and condolences to Emily's friends and family. Emily's services will be next Saturday August 6, 2016 at 3:00PM at Cabot & Sons; 27 Chestnut St, Pasadena, CA 91105 followed by a reception at the Duggan residence.
Anti-Money Laundering Operation Expanded to L.A. County Among Others: The U.S. Treasury Department is expanding its effort to identify corporate entities that use cash transactions in real estate to launder money. The action mainly affects title agents, but real estate professionals should stay informed on this operation and understand how it can impact certain transactions. More Info
The Comprehensive Agents' Guide to RESPA: The Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act has been around since 1974 - but the changes over the past few years, combined with the creation and implementation of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), have caused some confusion in the industry. Here's what you need to know about RESPA as explained by Amy Swinderman of Inman News. More Info