Top 10 Takeaways: Taxes and Investments 2021

November 19th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Top 10 Takeaways: Taxes and Investments November 4, 2021 General Membership Meeting   1. One of the best retirement plans for self employed persons (like REALTORS®) is the simple IRA.   2. Higher producing self employed REALTORS® should ask a financial advisor about the self employed pension IRA. (SEP IRA) [...]

Lansing, East Lansing Elections on November 2!

November 1st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Voting is a great step towards building strong communities, protecting property rights and promoting a vibrant business environment. Polls are open from 7 a.m. - 8 p.m. local time. You have the right to vote if you are in line by 8 p.m. Not registered? Voters may register the day [...]

What Does “DPR Eligible” Mean?

October 29th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

What does the "DPR Eligible" field mean? DPR stands for Down Payment Resource. Down Payment Resource is a partner of the Association that connects buyers with down payment assistance programs. When a listing is marked as DPR eligible, it means that property qualifies for down payment assistance and can show [...]

October 2021 Legal Update: Top 10 Takeaways

October 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

1. Agents cannot dictate which title company is being used. 2. Informational inspection is not a legal term. If you are having an inspection but it is not a contingency, then write that. 3. Buyers have no right to complain if a love letter isn't presented. 4. The most valuable [...]

Coming Soon Status: What You Need to Know

October 5th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Properties currently subject to a listing contract and reported to MLS in which the Participant has been directed by the Seller: Listings can only stay in the Coming Soon status for up to 14 days The status will automatically change to Active on the date set by the listing agent [...]