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  • Former RE/MAX CEO David Liniger violated company policies by loaning millions to successor

    Investigation also finds that Liniger was not compliant with work conduct policies
    An internal investigation found that David Liniger, the founder and former CEO of RE/MAX, violated company policies by loaning millions of dollars to his eventual successor. Liniger and Contos confirmed the existence of a $2.375 million loan that Liniger provided to Adam Contos, who then used the money to purchase a residence at a below market interest rate.
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  • Re/Max: Real estate expected to boom in 2018

    But inventory struggle to continue
    After a year of rising home prices, low inventory levels and ongoing homebuyer demand, these conditions will increase even more in 2018. As the year begins, one expert breaks down some of the major trends to come in 2018, saying the year will bring an abundance of positive trends.
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  • RE/MAX’s Motto Mortgage sells 50 franchises in first year

    25 mortgage brokerage franchises currently open in 16 states
    Late last year, RE/MAX, one of the biggest names in real estate, announced that it was getting into the mortgage business by launching Motto Mortgage, a mortgage brokerage franchise that the company planned to take nationwide. Now, just over one year later, the company is providing an update on the progress of that expansion plan.
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  • RE/MAX and HouseCanary collaborate to provide agents with real estate data

    Agents utilize HouseCanary data
    RE/MAX and HouseCanary announced a collaboration to provide agents with exclusive data. HouseCanary is a real estate analytics company that provides values and forecasts for more than 18,000 U.S. residential markets and 100 million properties. Want to know what a home will be worth in two years? RE/MAX agents now know.
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  • Historically mild winter leads to hot spring housing market in Chicago

    Home sales jump nearly 15% in March
    It was unusually warm in Chicago this winter. How warm? According to the National Weather Service, no snow fell in Chicago in January or February. That’s the first time that’s happened in 146 years. While this year’s winter may be a once-in-a-lifetime event for the Windy City, the mild meteorological start to the year is leading to a hot start for the area’s housing market.
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  • RE/MAX getting into the mortgage business; launches Motto Mortgage

    Plans to open mortgage brokerage franchises across the country
    While most of the biggest names in mortgage lending are focused on the Mortgage Bankers Association’s annual conference, taking place right now in Boston, one of the biggest names in real estate revealed that it is getting into the mortgage business. On Tuesday, RE/MAX announced that it is launching Motto Mortgage, a mortgage brokerage franchise that the company plans to take nationwide.
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  • RE/MAX: Housing market definitely cooling down

    Home sales decrease from June
    A new report from RE/MAX shows that the housing market is cooling down as home sales fell in July. Median home prices also dipped slightly. However, one expert points out that the market still varies drastically from one region to the next.
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