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August 11, 2021

Top 5 Things You Need to Know About the REALTOR® Trademarks

How much do you know about the REALTOR® trademarks and how to use them correctly? Here are five key facts. 1. REALTOR® = Member of NAR A REALTOR® is a member of the National Association of REALTORS®. The term REALTOR® should never be used as a substitute for "real estate agent." The REALTOR® trademarks include: REALTOR® REALTORS® REALTOR-ASSOCIATE® the REALTOR® block "R" logo The REALTOR®…Read more
August 6, 2021

Real Estate Continuing Education Livestream Learning Waiver Update

By: Sherri Martin on August 6th, 2021 in Industry News The Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs sent out a notice to all professional licensees regarding waivers of certain regulations on Aug. 5. Real estate licensees currently are able to complete continuing education credits through livestream learning methods under waivers first issued by the Department of State during the pandemic and extended by the General Assembly in June. This latest…Read more
July 28, 2021

FEMA Updates Risk Rating for National Flood Insurance Program

By: Kim Shindle on July 20th, 2021 in Industry News A new rating system for flood insurance was recently reviewed during a webinar by the Federal Emergency Management Agency and the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency. Risk Rating 2.0 was designed by FEMA to modernize the National Flood Insurance Program’s insurance pricing methodology and more accurately tie its rates to the flood risks of individual properties. Of the more than 51,000 NFIP policies in Pennsylvania, more than…Read more