CURRENT ISSUE
  • Reduce Your Risk with Digital Safeguards

    Apr 29, 2015
    Using the right electronic forms correctly can help reduce risk and safeguard information.
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  • Coming Soon: The New RESPA

    Apr 29, 2015
    By now, you have surely heard of the changes that are coming to the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act (“RESPA”) and the Truth in Lending Act (“TILA”) laws and regulations. These changes will go into effect on August 1, 2015 and have been in the works since the housing market crash. Although the changes directly impact lenders and closing procedures, all REALTORS® need to know how these changes will impact buyer and seller clients.
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LATEST NEWS
  • A Refresher on Evictions

    Jul 01, 2014
    Whether renting a property or selling a rental property, it is important for every real estate agent to be familiar with the procedure for evicting tenants. It is often a condition of closing a sale that the property be vacant. If a licensee participates in a wrongful eviction, the licensee and a broker with whom the agent is affiliated may be subject to liability. Even providing legal advice to a property owner concerning the process for evicting a tenant could lead to liability. Refer a client who needs legal advice to a qualified attorney.
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  • Marketing Green Homes

    Jul 01, 2014
    When a Needham town house hit the market in March of 2013, the new property had lots of appeal: plenty of living space, a fenced-in yard, garage parking, ceramic tile, granite countertops, all in a great location. But those items weren’t the biggest attraction: loaded with energy efficient features, future occupants could look forward to low utility bills, efficient cooling and heating, and smart, healthy living.
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  • Know Your Buyers and Sellers

    Jun 30, 2014
    The Massachusetts oversampling report of the 2013 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers provides insights into today’s consumers that can help REALTORS® improve listing strategies and entice buyers by understanding their demographic and home buying needs. Highlights from the report are as follows:
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  • REALTOR® Day on Beacon Hill Snapshot

    Jun 30, 2014
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  • Doing What You Do Best

    Jun 30, 2014
    Although I’m not in the field that you have chosen, I am no stranger to the skill of sales. My father was a sales rep for office furniture and ran his own company for over 20 years. Two of my brothers joined him in business and although both chose not to run his business when he retired, they both stayed in the sales field.
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