Articles by Jeremiah Jensen

Texas real estate agent posts $1.9B in home sales in 2017

The first-ever billion dollar real estate agent is pushing the $2 billion mark utilizing a cloud-based listing service
Ben Caballero, world record holder, first-ever billion dollar real estate agent and president and CEO of HomesUSA posted $1.9 billion in sales in 2017, setting a new world record for home sales in a single year. How did he create this sales volume? Read to find out.
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Can cryptocurrencies change real estate transactions?

Industry pros are looking for ways to include cryptocurrencies in their transactions
As the cryptocurrency craze shows no sign of slowing down, there is an increase of real estate professionals using cryptocurrencies in real estate transactions. One of the newcomers is Engelo Rumora, who recently explained how he closed a real estate deal that used a cryptocurrency as a down payment.
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In the pipeline: Tapping the small veins

Lenders are mobilizing to serve a growing class of investors that banks turn away
Facing credit regulations stemming from 2008's financial crisis, banks are turning away a growing class of investors and new lenders are cropping up at the national level to tap underserved demand from individuals looking to break into the single-family rental and multifamily investment space.
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Celebrity Financial buys mortgage lending firm

Purchases Midwest Equity Mortgage, plans to go on acquisition tear
Financial services holding company Celebrity Financial purchased independent mortgage lending company Midwest Equity Mortgage. This is the first of several acquisitions the company said it is planning to make in the near future.
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ARMCO hires new chief strategy officer

Nick Volpe will increase market share for financial software products
Nick Volpe signed on as chief strategy officer at ACES Risk Management. In his new role with the company, he will be angling for increase market share and industry recognition of its financial risk mitigation software tools.
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