Items Tagged with 'Realtor safety'


  • Monday Morning Cup of Coffee: Gloves come off in Warren vs. Mulvaney

    CFPB architect accuses acting director of being evasive and misleading about agency
    The battle between Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and CFPB Acting Director Mick Mulvaney just hit a whole other level. Warren, the architect of the CFPB, accused Mulvaney of ignoring or providing “evasive, misleading, or incomplete answers” to more than 100 questions asked of him by Democrats about the CFPB's activities. But Warren’s letter isn’t just tough talk. As the kids say, she’s got receipts.
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  • Here are HousingWire's top 10 articles of 2016

    Thanks to our loyal readers for making this another great year
    The past year was record-breaking for HousingWire in just about every metric we have, and that’s all thanks to you, our loyal readers. You push us to do more, to do better, to reach higher, to dig deeper, to keep fighting, and we have no plans of stopping. So here, as we begin a new year, are HousingWire’s top 10 articles of 2016, as determined by our readers.
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  • Houston Realtors warned to be on lookout for "foot fetish creep"

    Man tells agents to remove their shoes for better cell phone reception
    Houston-area Realtors and real estate agents, especially female ones, need to be on the lookout for a “foot fetish creep” who is targeting local agents, the Houston Association of Realtors warned its members. While the man is on the phone with a female agent, he asks the agent to describe her footwear and will usually request that she take off her shoes for “improved cell phone reception.”
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  • Tampa-area police search for man accused of preying on female real estate agents

    Women claim man made inappropriate advances
    Less than two weeks after an Arkansas jury found Arron Lewis guilty of abducting and killing Realtor Beverly Carter in 2014, demonstrating the ultimate risk that Realtors and real estate agents face in their chosen profession, Tampa-area police are asking for the public’s help to find a man accused of preying on female real estate agents.
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  • Arron Lewis found guilty of murdering Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter

    Gruesome crime leads to wholesale changes in real estate industry
    Arron Lewis was found guilty Friday of abducting and killing Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter in 2014, according to various Arkansas media outlets. Lewis was automatically sentenced to life in prison without parole for Carter’s murder and also received a consecutive life sentence for kidnapping.
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  • Beverly Carter’s accused murderer changes plea, wants evidence tossed

    Arron Lewis stands charged of killing Arkansas Realtor in 2014
    As the pre-trial portion of the prosecution of Arron Lewis, the man who stands accused of abducting and killing Arkansas Realtor Beverly Carter in 2014, comes closer to ending, Lewis and his attorney are pushing to have several pieces of evidence tossed out. Lewis also recently changed his plea.
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  • Louisiana man arrested for cyberstalking Realtors

    Sent explicit text messages, attempted to arrange one-on-one meetings
    In a stark reminder of the danger that Realtors and real estate agents face as public figures whose personal information is easily accessible, a Louisiana man was arrested recently for cyberstalking several Realtors. Authorities said that the man sent multiple “harassing, sexually explicit” text messages and attempted to arrange one-on-one meetings with the Realtors.
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