Indiana REALTOR® News - March 4, 2011

In this issue:  New FTC Rule (MARS) on Short Sale Disclosures
REALTOR® Magazine Seeks Entries for Good Neighbor Awards
NAR Green REsource Council | ENERGY STAR Interactive Tool
This Week in Indiana Politics
NAR Midyear Meetings & Trade Expo Open for Registration
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NAR InSights - Mortgage Assistance Relief Services (MARS)
New Federal Trade Commission Rule on Short Sale Disclosures
The FTC published the final Mortgage Assistance Relief Services final rule ("MARS rule") in November 2010.  This rule may impact real estate professionals who represent clients involved in a short sale transaction.  NAR has compiled detailed background information, rules, disclosures and scenarios.  >> MARS Rule

IAR Director of Legal Affairs 'MARS' Update
Richelle Cohen Mossler, Esq., IAR's Director of Legal Affairs, has developed a condensed version of the information you need to know requiring new FTC rules affecting short sales.  >> Check it out  

Legal Hotline - Is MARS Disclosure Required?
Get tips and your questions answered on the MARS rule issued by the Federal Trade Commission.  >> Read Q&A  


REALTOR® Magazine Seeks Entries for Good Neighbor Awards
Seeking Five Good Neighbors to Receive $10,000 Grants
REALTOR® Magazine is seeking nominations for the 12th annual Good Neighbor Awards.  The program recognizes REALTORS® who've made an extraordinary commitment to community service.

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  Press Release  |  Find out More  |  Entry Form 

Five winners will be announced in November of REALTOR® Magazine and at the 2011 REALTORS® Conference & Expo in Anaheim.  The winners will receive a $10,000 grant for their community cause, national publicity, travel expenses to the convention, and a crystal trophy.

Deadline is May 20, 2011.


NAR Green REsource Council
Save Energy - Live Comfortably

ENERGY STAR interactive tool << Help your clients discover ways to save energy and live comfortably.  Use the ENERGY STAR interactive tool.


Focus on Government Affairs
This Week in Indiana Politics

    -  Speaker Says Dems Will Have Price to Pay for Absence
    -  Secretary of State Indicted  >> READ IT HERE

-------------------------- NAR Midyear Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo
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Midyear Meetings May 9-14 | Capitol Hill Visits May 11-12 | Trade Expo May 11-13




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