The Latest Unemployment Rate Fell to 8.4%

Last Friday, the Bureau for Labor Statistics released their Employment Report for August 2020. The big surprise was that the unemployment rate fell to 8.4%, a full percent lower than what many analysts had forecasted earlier in the week. Though it is tough to look at...

Real Estate Broker Advisory: Recent Real Estate Commission Rule Adoption

Separate Accounts and Accounting for Real Estate Brokers
Concerning Money Belonging to Others for Services Other than Real Estate Brokerage Services

What you should know about fair housing

Agents have to work to protect people from discriminatory practices and educate other professionals on the laws we have in place. So, here’s what you need to know about discrimination in the industry

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What are you Listening To?

What are you Listening To?

A group of frogs were traveling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. When the other frogs saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out of the pit with...

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What are you Listening To?

What are you Listening To?

A group of frogs were traveling through the woods, and two of them fell into a deep pit. When the other frogs saw how deep the pit was, they told the two frogs that they were as good as dead. The two frogs ignored the comments and tried to jump up out of the pit with...

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Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand

Home Prices: It’s All About Supply and Demand

As we enter the summer months and work through the challenges associated with the current health crisis, many are wondering what impact the economic slowdown will have on home prices. Looking at the big picture, supply and demand will give us the clearest idea of what’s to come.

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Director’s Corner ~ Trust Account Requirements

Director’s Corner ~ Trust Account Requirements

The Division’s goal is to complete ten financial examinations of real estate brokers (“Brokers”) and brokerage firms (“Brokerage Firms”) per month. Our financial examiners commonly see brokers who don’t perform three-way reconciliations, trust accounts that are not...

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