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  • Real estate entrepreneur sentenced 20 years for fraud

    Ordered to pay investors $189,000 in restitution fees
    Everett Craig Williams, a real estate entrepreneur, is spending 20 years behind bars for swindling thousands of dollars from investors, according to an article written by L.M Sixel at the Houston Chronicle. Williams used investor money to finance his personal expenses.
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  • What Realtors need to know about Millennials

    And what mortgage lenders should tell them
    [Op-ed] A strong Realtor/lender partnership will only make the transaction more successful and the client experience more pleasant. We take time to praise each real estate agent we partner with, and offer accolades and positive reviews. You should too, and here's why.
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  • NAR: Is inventory the biggest threat to Realtors?

    Home price gains continuously outpace income growth
    Pending home sales modestly decreased in May, marking the fifth consecutive month of annual declines, according to the latest report from the National Association of Realtors. NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun says although the lackluster spring is largely attributed to low supply, closing data suggests that home price gains continue to outpace income growth.
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  • Realtors: Low supply continues to curb our home sales

    Home sales fall to third-lowest level this year
    After two consistent months of modest increases, pending home sales fell to their third-lowest level over the past year. NAR Chief Economist Lawerence Yun explained that the market will also experience difficulties this summer as home buyers combat gas prices, low supply and rising mortgage rates.
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  • Counting the costs: Can you afford to become a Realtor?

    Roughly 80% of Realtors don't make it two years in the industry
    Do you have what it takes to be a Realtor? Probably not. According to a blog post from Trulia, approximately 80% of Realtors quit after less than two years in the industry. Here's a look into the life of a Realtor, directly from one working in the industry right now.
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  • ZipLogix partners with Glide to bring digital disclosures to California Realtors

    New app allows sellers to submit Transfer Disclosure Documents digitally for the first time
    No more paper pushing when it comes to disclosure for members of California Association of Realtors and their selling clients. ZipLogix and Glide have teamed up to create an app for that. Glide Form will be the first ever platform that allows sellers to file their transfer disclosure documents digitally.
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  • Two real estate agents caught behaving badly

    Two different towns, same alleged rental scam
    In the first case, a Missouri City, Texas-based "realtor" tried to rent out a home they didn't own. And in the second case, out in the Hamptons, and while the real estate agent is real, the rental scam is pretty much the same.
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  • Nonbank mortgage lenders still misunderstood in mainstream media

    United Wholesale Mortgage CEO speaks up for our community
    [Op-ed] Mortgage lending is still often maligned in the mainstream press. When will coverage begin to accurately reflect all the hard work we, as lenders, put into getting Americans into homeownership? Here, Mat Ishbia, the CEO of United Wholesale Mortgage, calls out a CNN report that gets it so wrong.
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