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July Real Estate News Brief

Residential REALTORS® Get a Jump on Home Sales with Help from Facebook More and more, closed neighborhood groups and area “buy/sell/trade” sites are actually becoming quite a viable avenue for real estate agents in buying and selling homes. By: Melonee Hurt, Nashville Tennessean, June 19, 2019 Read more: https://www.tennessean.com/story/money/homes/2019/06/19/realtors- get-jump-home-sales-neighborhood-facebook-pages/1458080001 The FBI’s Recovery Asset Team […]

June 2019 News Brief

Residential NerdWallet: There Are Now 12.1 Million Homeowners Getting Ready To List Their House Spring home buying season is heating up and thousands of prospective homebuyers are projected to enter the housing market by placing their current homes up for sale. By: Alcynna Lloyd, HousingWire, May 15, 2019 Read more: https://www.housingwire.com/articles/49051-nerdwallet-there-are-now-121-million-homeowners-getting-ready-to-list-their-house Florida Family Loses $77,000 […]

May 2019 News Brief

Residential 2019’s Housing Market Is Likely to Be Stronger Than We Thought—Here’s Why Despite a real estate slowdown gripping the nation, this year’s housing market is expected to be busier than realtor.com® economists originally predicted late last year. By: Clare Trapasso, realtor.com®, April 23, 2019 Read more: https://www.realtor.com/news/real-estate-news/2019-housing- market-is-likely-to-be-stronger-for-this-one-reason BEC Scams Cost $1.2 Billion in […]

April 2019 News Brief

Residential Why The Stage Is Set For A Stronger Spring Home-Buying Season So far in 2019, we’ve seen mortgage rates decline and wages rise – both trends work to boost house-buying power and fuel greater market potential for home sales, setting the stage for a stronger than expected spring home-buying season. By: Mark Fleming, First American […]

Beware of these top real estate scams

In 2017 over 9,500 individuals became victims of real estate fraud, amounting to over $56 million in losses, according to the FBI. Real estate scams still exist, so watch out for the following types of deception.