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Miami’s Million-Dollar Cash Sales and Government Scrutiny by FinCEN

Miami’s Million-Dollar Cash Sales and Government Scrutiny by FinCEN In January, I posted information regarding the upcoming government watchdog FinCEN’s new scrutiny on purchases over $1M which began March 1st. Many were concerned and called it a “killer” for Miami. As of February, Miami was the fourth highest City for cash sales noted in the United […]

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty | 2015 Marketing Partners

ONE Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Marketing Partners The Sotheby’s International Realty® cooperative advertising program provides an array of options, both print and digital, for listing advertising needs. This program leverages high-profile, global media partners and offers targeted reach and vast worldwide exposure. Our digital cooperative advertising offerings also provide high-profile online impressions with our globally […]

What’s It All About – The New Good Faith Estimate and HUD-1?

Significant RESPA changes coming The new RESPA (Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act) regulations that were published on November 17, 2008, are going into effect January 1, 2010.  These changes were primarily enacted to protect borrowers against excessive loan fee charges, and to make it easier for borrowers to understand their key loan terms and to […]