4 Feb/19

Jay Thompson is a former brokerage owner who spent the past six years working for Zillow Group. He retired in August 2018 but can’t seem to leave the real estate industry behind. His weekly Inman column publishes every Wednesday. Over seven years ago, I moved from Phoenix — where I had lived for over a […]

28 Nov/18

Beware of Fraud

Real estate transactions in today’s world often involve the wiring or electronic funds transfer (EFT) of money to complete a deal. Previous consumer alerts have referenced or covered wire fraud in timeshare transactions and fraud against seniors. Wire transfers and EFT’s in real estate purchase transactions have become the targets of criminals who interject themselves […]