Lawrence Domonkos is serving a 24-month probation after the North Carolina Real Estate Commission said he broke the rules when he used an email, rather than the appropriate forms, to draft an alleged agreement between a buyer and seller.
As director and general counsel of the North Carolina Real Estate Commission’s legal department, Thomas Miller spent 30 years going after unscrupulous agents and was the man behind controversial laws and rules that have shaped the state’s real-estate industry.
Three Charlotte-area real estate brokers and one agent have either surrendered their licenses or had them revoked, the North Carolina Real Estate Commission said this week.
It’s about to get harder for brokers in North Carolina to go south. On March 1, the North Carolina Real Estate Commission will end “mirror reciprocity” for broker’s licenses with South Carolina and nine other states.
James Beaty, a broker with Charlotte-based Century 21 Murphy & Rudolph, has been placed on probation by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission after being convicted of driving while impaired. Beaty pleaded guilty March 31 to the Mecklenburg County incident. It’s not the first time the commission has punished him for DWIs. He was placed [...]
A Gaston County Realtor was scheduled to have her broker’s license suspended for 12 months, but instead she’s been put on probation for 12 months. On Nov. 1, the North Carolina Real Estate Commission issued a stay of the suspension for Kaye Waller of CLC Realty. A routine audit of Waller’s trust account records found [...]
The Kannapolis home had been on the market about eight months. The seller, Fred Waite, had lowered the price in September from $1.8 million to $1.5 million. But, still, not so much as a nibble, said the listing agent, Heidi Hines, owner of Hines & Associates Realty in Cornelius. Then Hines got an idea. She [...]
It was August, and Crest Properties had just bought a 3,100-square-foot house at 1614 Meadowlark Landing Drive in the Lawing Pond neighborhood in Charlotte. The subsidiary of Indianapolis-based Timberstone Homes had planned to renovate, and then sell, the 4-year-old home. With the home-construction industry suffering, Crest has been buying up unsold homes of other builders [...]
Lisa Ludlow Archer was a new real estate agent working phone duty about six years ago when she got a phone call that just didn’t feel right. “When you get that feeling, you should usually listen to it,” said Archer, who is now a broker with Keller Williams Realty in Charlotte. The prospective buyer wanted [...]
To Jonathan Osman, the paperwork just didn’t seem right. Osman, a real estate agent for Keller Williams Realty in SouthPark, had been asked by another agent to help her out by looking over some documents related to an upcoming short sale on a Fort Mill, S.C., home. Osman did. But what he saw was questionable. [...]