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The Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® includes Brokers and real estate industry leaders who band together to ensure a healthy real estate environment and to protect private property rights. REALTORS® are professionals helping consumers achieve the American Dream of homeownership.
Lawrence Yun, NAR chief economist, says home sales had a nice rebound in March following February’s uncharacteristically large decline. “Closings came back in force last month as a greater number of buyers – mostly in the Northeast and Midwest – overcame depressed inventory levels and steady price growth to close on a home,” he said. “Buyer demand remains sturdy in most areas this spring and the mid-priced market is doing quite well. However, sales are softer both at the very
Got Ethics Did you know that NAR requires all members to take a Code of Ethics course every four years? Did you know that the new NMREC rule change proposal will require a Code of Ethics course for license renewal? Did you know that BOTH of these requirements have different deadlines? Are you confused yet? We are! However, we are going to try to help you figure it all out. National Association of REALTORS REALTORS® are required to complete ethics training of not less than 2 h
The Silver City Regional Association of REALTORS® recently named Cassie Carver, of RE/MAX Silver Advantage as the 2015 REALTOR® of the Year. This is the highest honor the Association bestows on it’s members. Honorees are nominated by their peers. Cassie relocated to the Silver City area in 2005 and has been a real estate broker for over 10 years. She has served continually on the MLS Board since 2006 both as a Director and Secretary. She has been a Director serving on the Sil
Beginning October 3, 2015 the closing process will change nationwide. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has set up a consumer website www.consumerfinance.gov/owning-a-home to help buyers "know before they owe". The Truth in Lending Act (TRID) will merge several forms into two new closing forms: a Loan Estimate and a Closing Disclosure. The Owning a Home website includes tools for consumers such as tools to explore interest rates, a monthly payment worksheet, a loan est
The Grant County Commissioners declared April as Fair Housing Month. April 11, 2015 marks the 47th anniversary of the passage of the U.S.Housing Law, Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968. (Pictured are L to R. Commissioner Ramos, REALTOR® Linda Pecotte, Association Executive Kim Clark, Commission Chair Kasten, REALTOR® Pat Fell, Commissioner Hall, REALTOR® Cissy McAndrew) #SilverCity #Realtor