Hot Real Estate: Shopping Center Sold in Saint Paul

On: March 22, 2019
St. Paul Minnesota Real Estate Market
Mid-America Real Estate corp. sold the Lexington Shoppes, 34,000 square feet of retail area. The shopping center is in the booming neighborhood of Saint Paul, which has seen increasing real estate interest in recent years.

North Carolina Strips Airbnb Broker’s Real Estate License

On: March 22, 2019
Air Bnb
North Carolina has permanently revoked the real estate license of a popular entrepreneur and real estate broker; according to a report from the Asheville Citizen-Times. Shawn Johnson managed rental properties on Airbnb. State regulators are accusing him of keeping thousands of dollars from the Airbnb property owners he managed. The North Carolina Real Estate commission also charges that he ran an unlicensed real estate firm, broke Asheville bans on short-term rentals, and deposited Airbnb owner’s money to his own accounts.

Kansas Real Estate Sales Down, Home Prices Remain Strong

On: March 20, 2019
Kansas Real Estate Continuing Education
The most recently available statistics from January show that home sales in the sunflower state are down 8.2 percent compared to January 2018. These numbers mirror national trend: American home sales across the board are down 8.5 percent over 2018.

Commercial Real Estate: An Attractive Victim for Hackers

On: March 20, 2019
Commercial Real Estate Cyber Crime
Data breaches affect every kind of business and Internet user. And sophisticated hackers target commercial real estate in hopes of a big payday, according to Minnesota lawyer Nadeen Schwen, in an interview with Minnesota Lawyer.

Mississippi Real Estate Investors Jailed After Bid-Rigging Scheme

On: February 28, 2019
Mississippi bid rigging
Nine real estate investors in southern Mississippi are facing jail time and hefty fines after violating federal antitrust laws, reports WLOX. On February 21, 2019, Christopher Vaughan and Jon Gregg Goodhart Jr. were ordered four months jail time for their part in a bid-rigging scheme.

A New Type Of Credit Score Is Coming

On: February 27, 2019
Real Estate Finance
The current score system works well in that it provides a sufficient way to figure out low costs and in an automated way how likely someone is able repay you. But it has a disadvantage in that a lot of people don’t provide a payment history because they don’t have credit cards such as younger people and immigrants.

Real Housewives of New Jersey Star Hosting $10,000 Real Estate Seminar

On: February 27, 2019
New Jersey Real estate
Investor, developer and reality star Joe Gorga is offering his real estate tips in a special, one day class. While he promises a day with him will change your career, it will cost you. A lot. $10,610.38 to be exact. So, what, precisely, does that buy you? The pricey seminar comes with a front row seat at his March 23 seminar at the Westin Hotel, a signed copy of his book, and a full day in the life of Joe Gorga.

Ready to Renew Your Utah Real Estate License?

On: February 27, 2019
Licenses are required to complete 18 hours of Continuing education every 2 years in order to renew their license. Those that are newly licensed must complete a 12 hour “New Agent” core course.  Every renewal thereafter, real estate agents and brokers must complete 9 hours of Core courses and 9 hours of Elective courses.

Steph Curry is Selling his Beautiful North Carolina Mansion

On: February 27, 2019
Steph Curry's North Carolina Home
Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry plays like a champion and lives like a king. To see what I mean, just check out his North Carolina home on Realtor.com, the place is stunning. The European-style new construction home features four bedrooms, three full and three half baths and is 7,467 square feet on a half-acre lot.

Step-by-Step Guide to Getting a Broker License

On: January 29, 2019
Step-by-Step-Guide-to-Real-Estate-Broker
All potential brokers in Michigan must complete an approved 90 Hour course. Real Estate Training Institute offers this course online in HD video so you can fit it into your busy schedule. The onscreen instructor, Gwyn Besner is available to answer any questions you have while taking the course.