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Perhaps you saw this quick report on CNBC featuring a new app Realtors® can use to research prospects ahead of meeting with them? The opioid crisis brings new risk to real estate agents from CNBC.Want to know more?The app is branded under the moniker of  "Forewarn", and they offer several solutio...
This Holiday season, reuse your online shipping boxes in which you received your purchases, or any other cardboard box you may have, to donate your unwanted household items: such as gently used clothing, shoes etc., to make a major difference in the life of another person.Give Back Box® provides ...
All right... wire fraud is rampant in the real estate industry. We acknowledge and accept this as a reality of business and the world of online communications.In Texas, we are observing that Title companies are struggling to solve for this issue, and implementing office-level security measures in...
In real estate, the threat of wire fraud is real. Industry professionals are aware of the growing real estate scams that dupe buyers into giving their purchase money to hackers. In 2016, wire fraud topped the list as a sophisticated scam causing consumers to lose millions of dollars each year. Re...
See full details, photos, and more information on the full Property WebsiteListing Details2 full bedrooms down, study, game room, AND media room!3624 Curbstone Way, Plano, TX 75074Price: $449,000MLS number:  13680999Bedrooms: 6Bathrooms: 4Square Footage: 3,857Call Amanda Thomas at 469.298.9706 to...
What would you say to: a restaurant owner who decides to buy meal ingredients only as soon as customers are seated? a retailer who refuses to invest in product display shelving until the store becomes profitable? a taxi driver who won't spend for gas until a fare is engaged? the maid service who ...
If you own and operate a website, be aware that DMCA Safe Harbor laws have changed, and you must now DIGITALLY register a copyright agent with the copyright office prior December 31,2017 and add a few things to your website(s) to receive the benefit of protection. This process requires renewal e...
So, you want to send a direct mail campaign to all of the residents in an apartment complex, but you don't want to pay for a mailing list. After all, we live in an era where information is only a click away. But, where does a real estate professional search for this information?Good news... you c...
Putting yourself out there is hard.The homeowner is told: "You shouldn't comment. You don't have experience."The investor is told: "You shouldn't comment. You don't have any formal training in real estate."The real estate student is told: "You shouldn't comment. You don't have your real estate li...
Texas is such a large state and so diverse in its groundwater resources that the specific location of the subject property has a significant impact on both the information available about the location, as well as the ability to develop resources at a given location.Major and Minor AquifersTexas h...

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