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Mississippi Real Estate Investors Jailed After Bid-Rigging Scheme

Published on February 28, 2019 by Marie McCarthy

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.

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Real Estate Finance

A New Type Of Credit Score Is Coming

Published on February 27, 2019 by Nick Walsh

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.

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

Published on February 27, 2019 by Marie McCarthy

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.

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Ready to Renew Your Utah Real Estate License?

Published on February 27, 2019 by Kaylee

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.

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Steph Curry's North Carolina Home

Steph Curry is Selling his Beautiful North Carolina Mansion

Published on February 27, 2019 by Marie McCarthy

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.

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Step-by-Step Guide to Getting a Broker License

Published on January 29, 2019 by Sara

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.

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Why You Should Upgrade to A Michigan Broker License

Published on January 29, 2019 by Sara

If you are currently working as a real estate salesperson I have one question for you, why haven’t you upgraded to a broker license? Brokers make more money and have more freedom to create their own schedules. While you must be licensed as a salesperson for three years before applying for a broker license, it is never too early to get started on your 90-hour prelicense program. Below are a few common questions and answers about obtaining a broker license.

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Step-by-Step Guide to Becoming a Real Estate Salesperson

Published on January 29, 2019 by Sara

Aspiring real estate salespeople in Michigan must complete a LARA approved 40-hour prelicense course, apply for licensure through iCOLA and pass the licensing exams before they begin their practice. Our online HD video 40-hour program provides everything you need to know to get licensed.

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Should You Get A Real Estate License

Should You Get A Real Estate License?

Published on January 29, 2019 by Sara

Several sources believe Michigan’s real estate market will continue to grow even as rising mortgage rates slow the market for sellers in other areas of the country. Home prices in Grand Rapids are forecast to grow at 8.2%, the largest home price increase in the nation. In fact, real estate resources nationwide are encouraging investment in Grand Rapids and the city comes in second for the hottest real estate markets for millennials.

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Virginia Real Estate Continuing Education

Virginia Real Estate Salesperson Renewal Courses

Published on January 18, 2019 by Sara

Licenses can be renewed no sooner than 60 days prior and no later than the expiration date. The state will send you a renewal card before your expiration date. If you do not receive your card you may send a renewal check payable to the Treasurer of Virginia and your registration number to: 

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