ARELLO News Archive

2012 ARELLO Mid-Year Meeting

Real estate regulators will gather in Austin, TX from April 11-14, 2012 to develop solutions that will ensure greater consumer protection for the citizens of their jurisdictions. The program includes education sessions as well as working group meetings and networking opportunities. Find out more information or RSVP now.

Re-Districting Information

As a result of written and verbal comments and suggestions that have been received, the Redistricting Task force is releasing the following summary document to reflect a number of changes that have been incorporated into the proposed new ARELLO governance model.

Re-Districting Task Force: A Work in Progress

Real Estate Authority Coming Soon to Saudia Arabia

RIYADH - A special authority is being set up to oversee the real estate sector in the Kingdom.

According to sources quoted by Al-Jazira Arabic daily, the authority will define the rules and responsibilities governing the sector's activities.

View the full article from Zawya here. 

India Moves Toward Regulation of Builders and Developers

Proposed legislation in India would, for the first time, impose a nationwide system for the regulation of builders and property developers. Proponents of the Draft Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Bill, 2011 are hopeful that the bill will soon be introduced in India's Parliament and come into force sometime in 2012. The legislation has been widely discussed and disseminated, and hotly contested by some industry stakeholders, since at least 2009. At a November press conference unveiling the draft bill, Minister for Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation Kumari Selja said that the aim of the legislation is to intervene in the unregulated development industry in order to ensure accountability on part of promoters.

[Read the full article in the January 2012 Issue of Boundaries - for Members Only]