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Veterans Affairs Signals Temporary Suspension of Buyer Agent Payment Ban

Official says the department will temporarily allow VA buyers to directly compensate their agent. The Department of Veterans Affairs plans to temporarily lift its ban on buyers directly paying for professional real estate representation until the agency deems it necessary to engage in a formal rulemaking process, a VA official said Tuesday at a Mortgage Bankers Association conference in New York. (click on title to read the full article)

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The effort Carol put forth to sell my brother's house andher even more impressive compassion and empathy she provided my brother and I throughout the showing and selling the home. She was both a high performing realtor and a true friend to our family. She navigated significant hurdles knowing the time sensitivity of the sale extending herself way beyond what I had expected to support us. I can't thank Carol enough for where we have landed with the sale of the house. I strongly recommend her with no hesitations.
Ray N.from Palo Alto
I'm so happy I could cry
Carol, thank you for everything. I am so excited, and I can't wait for you to come over. Thank heavens for you, you are the best.
Jennifer from Sacramento
We can't thank her enough!!!
We used Carol when we bought our primary residence 11 years ago and sought her out again as we looked for income property. Carol was awesome, responsive, patient, professional and very thorough with COVID practices. She gave great advice and worked everything on schedule.
Jack & Sylvia B. from Aptos
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