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Aug. 26 | MLO Renewal – CVAR HQ
Aug. 30 | Ethics Day Replay – All Locations
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Sept. 5 | Contract College, Thursdays – CVAR East
Sept. 13 | REALTOR® Safety – All Locations
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Product of the Month
July Stats for Single Family Homes
REALTOR® Safety Takes on Cyber Crime, Earthquakes, Active Shooter
Whether you’re alone for a showing or suddenly confronted with an incident of workplace violence, law enforcement safety expert Jeff Liberman has tips that could save your life, while FBI Special Agent Chade Bandhu explains how to avoid cyber theft.
Tariff Impact Worries CEOs
The US is due to impose tariffs on an additional $300 billion worth of Chinese products this year. President Trump said that Apple’s Chief Executive Tim Cook “made a good case” that the tariffs could hurt Apple.
Good & Bad of New FHA Loans
The Trump administration is expanding the scope of condominium purchases eligible for lower down-payment loans. The move could help revive the entry-level condo market for first-time buyers.
4 Common Furniture Mistakes
The way the furniture is positioned in a room can have a big impact on how prospective buyers perceive the space. Here are four mistakes to avoid.
Summer Sales – The lowest mortgage interest rates in nearly three years helped jump start California’s housing market to post the first year-over-year sales gain and highest sales level in 15 months. (C.A.R.)
HUD Backtracks – HUD quietly rescinded guidance on down payment assistance requirements that a lawsuit alleged prohibited national finance agencies owned by Native American tribes from providing down payment assistance to anyone except tribal members who purchased properties on their own reservation, effectively forcing “American Indians back onto the reservation.” (N.A.R.)
Message to Fed – President Trump called for a Fed cut of 100 basis points to aid global growth. (Bloomberg)