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Realtors®, Real Estate Brokers, Buyers and Sellers are targets for wire fraud and many have lost hundreds of thousands of dollars because they simply relied on the wire instructions received via email.

A hacker will break into a licensee’s email account to obtain information about upcoming real estate transactions. After monitoring the account to determine the likely timing of a close, the hacker will send an email to the buyer, posing either as the escrow agent or as the licensee. The fraudulent email will contain new wiring instructions or routing information, and will request that the Buyer send funds accordingly.

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Local Real Estate Trends

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Local CRE Trends

Austin, the capital of the state of Texas, is the 11th-most populous city in the United States and the 4th most populous city in Texas. Home to nearly 1 million residents, Austin is the fastest growing large city in the United States. Residents of the city, known as Austinites, find Austin to be the ideal place to live, work, play and invest. The city was voted #1 in 2017 by U.S. News & World Report’s 100 Best Places to Live and has received numerous local and national rankings.

Austin is also home to Chicago Title Austin, one of Fidelity National Title Group’s most dynamic title brands and real estate teams. Chicago Title Austin serves the residential and commercial real estate industry in Texas. Our team works in all facets of the real estate industry, providing best-in-class real estate services to buyers and sellers in the area, as well as the real estate professionals, lenders, builders and attorneys that work alongside them. In addition to our commitment to the residents of Texas, we provide commercial services to investors who help keep our economy strong. Chicago Title understands the dynamic and competitive real estate market in Austin, Texas and its need for accuracy and quality in the products and services it we provide.

Discover what’s new and interesting in our backyard in the latest real estate news, provided courtesy of the Newsdesk.

The Latest Articles From the FNF Newsdesk:

What is a bull market? As S&P 500 index swings back, here's what you should know
The S&P 500 index reached a milestone Thursday by marking a 20% rise from its most recent low and putting it in a bull market. It’s a noteworthy achievement considering the obstacles stocks have...

Bear Market Is Over—BofA Declares—But These Are The Warning Signs Others Are Watching
Topline The S&P 500 rose to its highest level in more than a year Friday, sending stocks into a technical bull market but leading to a split among experts about whether the rally will keep on...

Frontline Workers Gain Remote Work Benefits In Tight Labor Market
The is surprisingly low, at 3.7%, shocking economists who expected a slowdown in hiring and rising unemployment rate. Frontline work such as healthcare led job growth. Frontline workers are in high...

Should you buy stocks during a recession?
Inside Creative House/ A recession or economic downturn can be an unsettling time for investors and their finances. Stock prices often fall just as the economy starts to slow and workers get anxious...

How can we possibly be in a bull market right now? Two letters: AI
New York CNN  —  The bear market is over. But the bear economy isn’t. The eurozone has sunk into recession and some economists fear the United States is next. We’re worrying about rate hikes,...

Economists Blame Sales, Construction Pause on More Than Interest Rates
Annie Rice. Image by Suzann Silverman Both sales and construction of apartment properties have slowed as rising interest rates have impacted lending and other aspects of real estate business,...

Are we in a recession? US economy has been remarkably resilient so far the doldrums, with home prices starting to decline, because of high mortgage rates. And manufacturing activity has contracted for seven straight months, also in part because of high rates...

Five Fintech Solutions That Can Help SaaS Startups Win More Customers
Ashish Srimal, cofounder & CEO at , is a SaaS entrepreneur and executive who has built SaaS startups and led large SaaS businesses. The economic downturn has hit businesses very hard. And there's...

Mortgage rates fall for the first time in three weeks
Washington, DC CNN  —  Mortgage rates dropped this week after a three-week climb, as rates remain volatile amid conflicting economic indicators. The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage averaged 6...

Jobless Claims Unexpectedly Surge To Highest Level Since October 2021
Topline The number of people filing new claims for unemployment insurance in the U.S. rose to 261,000 last week, according to a Thursday from the Labor Department, reaching the highest point in...