UPDATE: so the owners of Petra have dismissed the story as rumor! Who knows, maybe the deal just hasn't closed yet!?
Teresa Giudice Indicted for Claiming She Earned $15k/mo as a Realtor!...Spin-Off Series Real JailBirds of NJ Coming Soon??
The peeps at TMZ say:
"Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice says she's NOT a dirty, scheming liar who falsely claimed to be a realtor in 2005 just to get a bank loan.
Teresa -- along with her hubby Joe -- just left court in NJ where the couple pled not guilty to 2 new bank fraud charges stemming from allegations they filed a false application to get a $361k mortgage loan.
In the docs, officials say Teresa claimed she was employed as a realtor and made $15k per month. In fact, officials say, Teresa was "not employed outside the home at the time.”
If convicted, T and J could face up to 30 years in prison and a $1 million fine.
The new counts bring the total criminal charges against the couple to 41 -- ranging from conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud to bank fraud, bankruptcy fraud and making false statements.
New TV SHOW ALERT: Realtor & Her Buck Naked Clients! (Don't Pretend Like You Ain't Gonna Watch, You Voyeurs!)
This brave realtor was minding her business at her open house when she recognized the thief her Association has warned their members about. Yikes! I would have fainted right then & there. But cool as a cucumber, she texted her hubby and seller to call 911...and they nabbed him! So nice to have a husband. For us single gals, we have to fend for ourselves! So carry pepper spray!
This bathtub is called the Yin Yan Tub, but I call it the Ding Dong Tub. How are you supposed to ding your dong with your boo in something like this?! This don't make no dang sense....
Chinese buyers are taking over the world. Just check out the billionaire demographic. Asia is off the charts! Meanwhile, rich folk in Europe are dwindling (probably fleeing, especially in France where they have 75% tax on affluent people)
Here's a tongue in cheek article I penned for Asian Real Estate Magazine that's worth reading if you are gonna take on Asian clients! Enjoy!
I started Habitat For Hermanity as a videoblog years ago, so I love sharing how video is not only a great brand builder for agents but it's what consumers expect now! 73% of consumers say they prefer agents who use video. Shocker: Only 1 in 10 agents have a youtube account!
Desert News reports:
"In 2012, Ashworth was named Coldwell Banker's top sales agent for its affiliate offices in Utah. He is also a recipient of the Uintah Basin Board of Realtors Presidential Award.
The award-winning real estate broker has been sentenced for forging federal termite inspection records and other mortgage documents.
On Tuesday, 8th District Judge Clark McClellan sentenced Kyle David Ashworth to serve 14 concurrent terms of up to five years in prison for his convictions on eight counts of forgery and six counts of communications fraud."
Bankrate and Fiscal Times tapped me for my thoughts on rentals in neighborhoods.
It's a long-held belief that rental properties hurt the values of nearby homes.
Read the full article here (I'm cited again at the end). LMK if you (dis)agree?!
Tacky! Princess Di's Bro Rents Out the Estate Where She's Buried...for $40k/night! Does He Need Dough That Bad?
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