Real Estate Fraud on the Rise

While its nothing new that real estate transactions are a target of fraud, particularly cybercrimes, its important for Realtors® to continue to educate themselves and their clients to be aware of any red flags or potential concerns during these transactions.

As NAR continues to report a decline in home sales, new tactics have been created by cybercrime rings.  The latest crime to emerge targets vacant lots or unencumbered properties. 


GMAR Names its 2023 REALTOR® of the Year and REALTOR® Active in Politics  

SOUTHFIELD, MI. (September 15, 2023) – Two of the highest honors for members of the Greater Metropolitan Association of REALTORS® (GMAR) were announced today, with formal recognition coming at GMAR’s Annual Meeting in November. Katie Weaver has been named the 2023 REALTOR® of the Year and Jaye Sanders has been recognized as GMAR’s REALTOR® Active in Politics.


Last Call For Applications for GMAR’s REALTOR® of the Year and REALTOR® Active in Politics

One of the top moments from the GMAR Annual Member Meeting is always the announcement of award winners, as our members give recognition to the best of the best.  Opportunities to be nominated or nominate other GMAR members for the REALTOR ® of the Year and REALTOR® Active in Politics are due by the end of May, so don’t delay in finalizing your nominations today.


GMAR Announces 2022 Realtor® of the Year and Realtor® Active in Politics Awardees




2022 Realtor of the Year

Each year, GMAR members are asked to nominate Realtors® whom they believe should be recognized for their contributions to the industry. This year, the selection committee chose E’toile O’Rear-Libbett as the GMAR REALTOR® of the Year.