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Breaking: VA Signals Temporary Suspension of Buyer Agent Payment Ban


The Department of Veterans Affairs will temporarily lift its ban on VA buyers directly compensating their real estate agents, pending a formal rulemaking process. This move, announced by a VA official, is a big relief for the real estate industry, ensuring veterans have access to professional representation in the housing market.

Read more about the announcement here