Category Archives: Real Estate Education

New Multiple Listing Technology For Lake Charles Realtors!

New Multiple Listing Technology For Lake Charles Realtors!

The Southwest Louisiana Board of Realtors has implemented a new MLS system called “Matrix”  Not only is this new MLS fast it can provide buyers and sellers with detailed information about listings. The best part about the new MLS technology is Realtors can access the MLS from their phone or iPad!   This is invaluable

Understanding  NEW Closing Disclosure Documents

Understanding NEW Closing Disclosure Documents

The Frank-Dodd Act instituted  new requirements for all lenders making home loans.  With implementation of the new integrated disclosures commonly referred to as TRID (TILA-RESPA) , the Loan Estimate Disclosure Form and the Closing Disclosure Form are now the documents that are associated with closings and home sales.  Understanding the new Closing Disclosure Form is

Understanding the 2015 Louisiana Residential Buy Sell Agreement

The Louisiana Real Estate Commission has made changes to the previous version of the Louisiana Residential Agreement to  Buy or Sell.  As of February 1, 2015  REALTORS are required to use the new revised Louisiana Residential Buy Sell Agreement, it is a  2015 Mandatory Form. Highlighted explanation of changes and additions included in the  new