Cade Grosskreuz

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Fred Griffin
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Commingling funds.

 

Jan 12, 2018 11:00 AM
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Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Handling of other peoples money.

Jan 12, 2018 11:58 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
"Franklin MA Homes"

I only know one agent who lost her license for 6 months.... she was dismissed from an office and changed the expiration date on her listings in the mls.... and took them with her... the broker/owner was an attorney and hauled her but into court.... those listings belong to the office not to the agent... and he won.... 

Jan 12, 2018 11:41 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Trust fund irregularities . . . AND speaking/acting FOR their client instead of ON THEIR BEHALF.

Jan 12, 2018 11:28 AM
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Mike & Eve Alexander
Buyers Broker of Florida - Orlando, FL
Exclusively Representing ONLY Orlando Home Buyers

If you  lie, cheat and misrepresent and not pay your referral fees...you will get a slap on the wrist.

Mess with the escrow money and it is a different story...

Eve

Jan 12, 2018 11:07 AM
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Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Cade Grosskreuz Agents through misrepresentation and Brokers through commingling of funds.

Jan 12, 2018 10:57 AM
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Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

I agree with Fred Griffin 

Jan 13, 2018 09:24 AM
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Jerry Newman
Brown Realty, 210-789-4216,www.JeremiahNewman.com - San Antonio, TX
Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation

Fraud and property management errors. 

Jan 12, 2018 12:04 PM
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Corinne Guest
Barrington Realty Company - Barrington, IL
The Choice of Professionals for Luxury Home Buying

Circumventing the law because they've been in business for so long they know better. It blows my mind how often this happens. None of us are above the law. Best of luck.

Jan 12, 2018 11:45 AM
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Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Mishandling of escrow monies is probably still the #1 cause of a serious disciplinary action including loss of license. Oh, and there will be fines.

Jan 12, 2018 11:29 AM
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Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

cheating on their spouse !

Jan 12, 2018 11:21 AM
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Byron K . Jones
Keller Williams - Exton - Coatesville, PA
List Today - Sold Tomorrow!

Fred Griffin gave your be best answer

Jan 12, 2018 11:18 AM
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Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

At least 60% of the time it is mismanagement of a client trust account.

Jan 12, 2018 10:56 AM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker

Misrepresentation and commmingling funds!

Jan 13, 2018 04:39 AM
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Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

In Oklahoma number one is mishandling of money and number two is property management issues.

Jan 13, 2018 04:20 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Cade Grosskreuz - great answer from Fred Griffin.

Jan 12, 2018 09:46 PM
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Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Fraud. Comingling Funds. Having sex in what was believed to be a vacant home ... but was not and sellers walked in on them doing the mattress dance.  Now that is getting caught with your pants down!

Jan 12, 2018 04:58 PM
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Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Agents lose focus on the clients' best interest, take shortcuts, think about the money and do things that are illegal. It's all about the money, mostly.

Jan 12, 2018 04:52 PM
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Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Los Angeles CA

#1 is greed.

Jan 12, 2018 12:42 PM
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Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Lying will take you to deceit, hidden agendas, greed, and guilt in the end

Jan 12, 2018 12:29 PM
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Alan May
Coldwell Banker Residential - Evanston, IL
Helping you find your way home.

I only know of one agent who lost his license, for lack of payment of state taxes.

Jan 12, 2018 12:14 PM
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Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg IL Area Real Estate

If you just learned why not tell us?

Greed, plain & simple. Thinking you are above the law.

Jan 12, 2018 12:11 PM
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Carol Williams
U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business. - Wenatchee, WA
"Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"

I don't think the "legal" issues that can cause an agent to lose a license is all that common in the big scheme of things.  What I see most often is agents not understanding the cash flow realities of the business and getting into personal financial trouble.  Not paying quarterlies is a great example then you're pretty much "scr***d at tax time in April. 

Jan 12, 2018 11:13 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Fail to disclose and lying

Jan 13, 2018 05:47 PM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Breaking the law.

Jan 13, 2018 12:33 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD
Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs

Unlawful acts are a good ways to invite trouble.

Jan 13, 2018 09:38 AM
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Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Co-mingling funds.

There it Trouble defined as violating the club rules and Trouble defined as breaking the law. Co-mingling funds is breaking the law.  

There are many ways to get into trouble, but you asked for the MOST COMMON.

Jan 12, 2018 11:06 AM
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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Best to focus your efforts on those who do it right.

Jan 21, 2018 09:47 PM
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Joan Cox
Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Non-disclosure.

Jan 16, 2018 06:14 AM
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Most I would say is earnest money issues.

 

Jan 14, 2018 10:27 AM
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Richard Bazinet /MBA, CRS, ABR
AZuRE Team - Realty ONE Group - Scottsdale, AZ
Phoenix Scottsdale. Sellers, Buyers & Relocations

Lie, cheat and steal. Do any of those three, get caught, and you'll be in deep ca ca.

Jan 14, 2018 05:56 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

By not following the rules and getting greedy.

Jan 14, 2018 05:21 AM
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Trust fund issues and not following very basic ethics.

Jan 13, 2018 08:45 PM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Many ways.

Jan 13, 2018 07:25 AM
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Nina Hollander
RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

To be honest, I pay no attention to those who lose their licenses. Not enough time in my day to think about it.

Jan 13, 2018 05:44 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Richard Weeks nailed this one!

Jan 13, 2018 05:05 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Hire assistants to knock on door making promises and accept money that can not be delivered.

Realtors showed homes with a revoked driver license(drunk).

 

 

Jan 12, 2018 04:07 PM
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Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

It is so rare in my state I don't know anyone personally it happened to, but honestly the usual way is failer to take CE and pay renewal fees.

Jan 12, 2018 01:29 PM
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Dee Toohey
Innovative Realty Solutions Group - Longwood, FL
Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro

Escrow issues.  Acting as the broker.

Jan 12, 2018 12:56 PM