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Remediation, Restoration and Mitigation

With thousands of homes and businesses around, it easy to understand that property losses happen. Water damage, electrical fires, mold etc. all cause homeowners problems. Jim Eystad, of Belfor Prop. Restoration, teach classes in this area for RVAR. He shares how the process works for homeowners, and ways to prevent problem he sees everyday from occurring.

Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice

All REALTORS® must abide by NAR's Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice. The Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice outline duties that REALTORS® have to clients and customers, the public, and other REALTORS®. While the Code of Ethics establishes obligations that may be higher than those mandated by law, in any instance where the Code of Ethics and the law conflict, the obligations of the law must take precedence.

 

Why You Need an Earth Advantage Home

Do you know what an Earth Advantage Certified Home really means? Probably not! You will, after hearing John Spillman, from Earth Advantage Homes talk about what it means to own and live in an EA home. He also shares what it means to re sell an Earth Advantage home and how many consumers are taking advantage of this and other programs.

Obtaining Title on Property

It takes a team of REALTORS®, lenders and escrow work to close a property transaction. Get the inside story of how that’s accomplished on the title and escrow side of things. Title officers, Donna O’Grady & Cynthia Simpson, share their experiences in searching property transactions and issues that come up as a result. They join Pete Belcastro & Joe Brett for today’s show on KMED. 

Changes in Mortgage Closings

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It’s being pitched as a good thing for consumers – changes to mortgage closings. We discuss the changes coming to mortgage closings with three people needed to close a transaction – a broker, title officer and lender. Hear the story of how teamwork is needed more than ever from Rick Harris, owner/broker Coldwell Banker Pro West, Sandy Boughton, Mortgage Express and Cindy Fox, Escrow Officer at Ticor Title. This change comes from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and will effect every real estate transaction involving a loan. They join Pete Belcastro for today’s 300th Real Estate Show on KMED.

 

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