Message for AAR CRMLS Users - 9/19/2016: The Arcadia Association of REALTORS® are aware of the CRMLS complications and issues. Please notify CRMLS as they may not be aware of possible minor details users are experiencing. If you are continuing to experiencing issues, please contact CRMLS Customer Service at 1-800-925-1525 to report your issues. Thank you.
Los Angeles County Assessor Jeffrey Prang visits the AAR: Please CLICK HERE to download the PowerPoint presentation that was presented at this morning's MLS Marketing Meeting & Caravan (September 7, 2016) by Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles County Assessor.
Short-Term Health Insurance Options Available: If you are in need of short term health insurance between now and the end of the year, special enrollment options are available from REALTORS® Insurance Marketplace. The SMART Short Term Medical temporary health insurance plan is designed to be an affordable medical policy which can last from 30 days to 6 months. More Info
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