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Top 10 Things to Know About New Disclosure Form
Strawberry Fluff Fruit Dip
Fielding Multiple Offers
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You can always tell when summer is approaching around these parts, children are getting antsy and the weather changes so often it can be a bit disorienting. In spite of the heralds of summer, our team is always on hand and ready to help keep you and your business on track!  Be sure to check out the article below, which will keep you informed about the new disclosure forms.  And as always, we are always happy to talk to you and answer any questions you may have.

Wishing you the very best!



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Top 10 Things Real Estate Agents Should Know About the New Disclosure Form

On August 1, 2015 the new CFPB Closing Disclosure goes into effect. The following are the top 10 things Real Estate Brokers should know about the new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosures:  

  1. A new closing statement form called the Closing Disclosure or CD will be used for most loan applications taken for new mortgages after August 1, 2015! The lender, not the closing agent, may be preparing and delivering the CD.
  2. The CD must be delivered to the buyer/consumer at least three business days prior to the scheduled closing date.
  3. Closing agent must get information to the lender approximately 10 to 14 days prior to the closing date for completion of CD to meet the delivery requirement.
    • You will need to communicate to the closing agent all your buyer paid charges 10 to 14 days prior to the closing date.
    • How will you handle this communication?

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recipeStrawberry Fluff Fruit Dip


Prep time: 2 minutes 

Yield: 4-6 servings  

Serving size: 1/4 cup fluffy, creamy strawberry fruit dip 



  • 1 - 7 oz. container marshmallow fluff or cream (name brand tastes best)
  • 1 - 8 oz. container strawberry cream cheese
  • fruit for dipping


  1. Place the marshmallow fluff and cream cheese into a bowl and using an electric or handheld mixer, beat the two ingredients together until smooth. This works best if you've let the cream cheese sit out for 10 minutes first, but it's not necessary. Spoon into a serving dish and arrange fruit on a platter.



Hooray for Multiple Offers?
sold-home-sign.jpg If you are one of the homeowners who has listed your home this spring and is suddenly faced with multiple offers, congratulations!  It's wonderful to see a plan come together!  However, fielding more than one offer on your home can bring its own unique set of challenges.  Click here to read some helpful tips on evaluating multiple offers that will help you make the most informed and successful decision.
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