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Credit score problems still haunt Americans
The first thing buyers should do? Check credit scores. CFPB says that a lot of consumers still complain about mistakes and trouble with getting them corrected. Read more.
Website accessibility: Not just about the law
The DOJ has made it clear that "public accommodation" for Americans with disabilities applies to websites, which should assist people with vision, hearing or other impairments. Read more.
NAR pushes back against patent troll
How? It filed a petition with the U.S. Patent office challenging the validity of claims by the company threatening infringement lawsuits against real estate firms. Read more.
Inside the real estate crowdfunding land rush
Crowdfunding is a new way to generate financing, and that makes it popular. One estimate found that 2015 crowdfund investing, at $484M, tripled 2014 levels. Read more.
People more upbeat about own finances than economy
Only 4 in 10 Americans (42%) say the U.S. economy is good, according to an AP-NORC survey - but two-thirds say they're personally doing well. Read more.
How should Fla. law regulate advertising by teams?
You're invited: On June 13 at 2 p.m., the Fla. Real Estate Commission will hold a workshop to discuss rules on the use of team names in advertising under 61J2-10.025.