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Rainmaker
955,491
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Stating that a parcel of land is one acre when it is only 43,559 SF.

Nov 25, 2018 02:51 PM
Rainmaker
2,114,650
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Agent profile pictures.

Nov 25, 2018 11:17 AM
Ambassador
4,626,789
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

If it's an advertisement that includes a lie (no matter how big or small), it's false advertising.

Nov 25, 2018 11:06 AM
Rainmaker
1,568,380
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Do not focus on knowing false, focus on describing a property as realistic as possible, and do not photoshop pictures unless fully disclosed( like virtual staging) 

Nov 25, 2018 04:39 PM
Rainer
8,839
Alfredo Rodriguez
Eagle Mountain, UT

Promising unrealistic results.

Nov 25, 2018 02:20 PM
Rainmaker
1,439,321
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Look up Cal Worthington Ford, they were big time guilty of this.

Nov 25, 2018 11:53 AM
Ambassador
3,175,269
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

 Real Estate schools that pretend to teach students - take their money and send them to the ActiveRain community to ask endless repeated questions over and over and over and over again ... and again and again. 

Nov 25, 2018 03:48 PM
Rainmaker
7,130,500
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

False statements. Study the regulations in your state.

Nov 25, 2018 01:44 PM
Rainmaker
1,004,774
Peter Mohylsky
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL

Can you share those ideas when you collect the list.  I heard mishandling funds is the quickest way to end in jail.

Nov 25, 2018 01:26 PM
Rainmaker
1,372,815
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Anything untrue.

Nov 25, 2018 12:46 PM
Rainmaker
5,581,328
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

writing a false piece of information about a property.... online or offline....it's a lie....

Nov 25, 2018 12:35 PM
Rainmaker
2,700,735
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Exaggeration either for or against, misrepresentation, alluding to, and going against your conscience warning you not to!

Nov 25, 2018 10:48 AM
Rainmaker
715,452
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

Advertising a property at a price that will make the phone ring off the hook, only hook is that the property is not for sale. 

Nov 26, 2018 05:05 AM
Rainmaker
4,414,439
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

A very fine line between false advertising and puffing.

Nov 26, 2018 04:52 AM
Rainmaker
1,070,937
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty Evolution - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

being deceptive or how about saying you are licensed to sell RE and you are not

Nov 26, 2018 02:33 AM
Rainmaker
1,254,004
Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Ormond Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury

Making false statements or misrepresenting yourself or the property. Study your exam book and good luck. 

Nov 25, 2018 10:31 PM
Rainmaker
2,069,797
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Read your book.

Nov 25, 2018 09:06 PM
Rainmaker
1,598,230
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

No name of the company in advertising.

But, if you look at the ads online - you would see thousand's of them.

Nov 25, 2018 07:15 PM
Ambassador
5,826,396
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

As I have said so many times, focus on the good agents, unless being a bad agent is your goal, then continue to learn about the bad ones.

Nov 25, 2018 04:29 PM
Rainmaker
808,903
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

What Debe Maxwell, CRS said. Anything that is false. -Kasey

Nov 25, 2018 04:13 PM
Rainer
364,904
J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Great answers here. False statements, & misrepresentation are great examples 

Nov 25, 2018 03:08 PM
Rainmaker
1,708,245
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Remember that SF is MOL.

Nov 25, 2018 03:05 PM
Ambassador
2,613,313
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

?

Nov 25, 2018 01:59 PM
Rainmaker
4,572,806
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Deja vu all over again!

Nov 25, 2018 11:49 AM
Rainmaker
5,768,742
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Telling a lie/

Nov 25, 2018 10:49 AM
Rainmaker
2,205,128
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

You have many great answers here.

Nov 26, 2018 05:13 PM
Rainmaker
3,394,222
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

It is very rare, i see more poor attempts at advertising which is not illegal but should be, 

Nov 26, 2018 05:33 AM
Rainmaker
920,078
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

For sale signs with team names.

Top Shore Team. The team does not have a brokers license.

Nov 26, 2018 04:58 AM
Rainmaker
4,633,642
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

So many items come into play. Tell the truth and don't exaggerate!

Nov 26, 2018 04:45 AM
Rainmaker
5,400,111
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

If it isn't true, you should not advertise.   

Nov 29, 2018 05:14 PM
Rainmaker
1,045,215
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Second verse same as the first

I'm Enery the 8th I am Enery the 8th I am I am... LOL

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I am sorry but the explanation is in the phrase... FALSE (misleading untrue)

Nov 28, 2018 07:47 PM
Rainmaker
3,986,000
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

If it isn;t true as simple as that

Nov 28, 2018 05:59 PM
Ambassador
1,938,908
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Probably the same way as to lose a lover: Lie, cheat, steal, and all that stuff!

Nov 26, 2018 04:09 PM
Rainmaker
4,433,809
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

If it is not true.

Nov 26, 2018 04:01 PM
Rainer
359,258
Caroline Gerardo
Licensed in 20 states - Newport Beach, CA
C. G. Barbeau the Loan Lady nmls 324982

Low interest rates in the two's when they are in the fives

Even a rate off by a sixteenth is a lie.

Condition of subject written as different than they know

 

Nov 26, 2018 12:31 PM
Rainmaker
1,054,223
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Advertising another Realtor's listing to make it appear to be your listing.

Nov 26, 2018 07:06 AM
Rainmaker
854,942
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

"I am the best"; "Best value"... 4 Bedroom home, when it's not a legal bedroom and so on.

Nov 26, 2018 06:41 AM
Rainmaker
4,799,732
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

There are many.

Nov 26, 2018 06:35 AM