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Real Estate Sales

Location:
Houston, TX
Salary:
45,000 - 60,000
Posted:
April 30, 2014

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Fatima Karriem

Real Estate Licensed Broker/Agent

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Objective

My goal is to build a strong customer focus real estate services to clients second to none - and REO sales through

customer relations and client development/management.

Strengths

I am a License Real Estate Broker in Texas and Arizona, specializing in residential and commercial sales with a focus

toward new development. A native Houstonian interested in managing, maintaining, enhancing, acquiring and

disposing of real property for clients and REO companies. The real properties consist of a variety of asset types

including agricultural, commercial, raw land and residential properties. I review accounts for compliance with

internal policies and local laws, work with professional to client’s needs, including tax, legal and investment goals and

objectives. I also worked with Stewart Title as an Escrow agent assistant, handling title issues to ensure that the

transactions close according to the schedule. This included assisting with pre-closing preparations and post-closing

tasks while supporting the Escrow Officer. I work with lenders, loan officers and attorneys to acquire analyze and

organize all of the necessary documents needed to process a closing package. These consist of evaluating, reviewing

and monitoring real estate transactions that included appraisals, legal documents and other pertinent information. I

drafted, negotiated and reviewed offer packages, purchase/sale agreements and counteroffers for both residential and

commercial properties.

I have strong problem solving skills, I am a team player and a trained negotiator. I have excellent time management

and organizational skills, including the ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously across multiple

departments/parties. I pride myself in maintaining close contact with my clients and paying attention to every detail

during the entire process. I am committed to pursue my education further that required to insure aggressive

representation for clients/customers which will produce a confident and pleasant transaction.

Key Skills:

Computer Skills

Word * Excel * PowerPoint * Access * Windows * Real Estate & Mortgage related software and Sure Close

Office Skills

Customer Service * Filing Database & Records Management * Executive & Administrative Support

Notable achievements

• Drafted and negotiated sales and purchase contracts, along with lease agreements

• Trained and motivated real estate sales teams

• Escrow agent assistant preparing necessary documents needed to process closing package

• Experience in REO marketing, BPO’s performance and loss mitigation

• Experience in REO evaluations for major clients (Fidelity National, Ocwen, AltiSource, Clear Capital, Titanium

Solutions, MGIC, and Mark to Market, REO Trans, and others) advice on asset evaluations and minimizing loss.

• Leasing services and Property management services

• Commercial Real Estate

• New Home Sales – KB Homes, David Weekley Homes, Tilson Homes, Meritage Homes & D.R. Horton

• Certified as an Arbitrator for Properties Tax values, certified Texas Statewide Homebuyer Educator, and Short

Sale Foreclosure (SFR), Member of the Professional Standards/Code of Ethics Committee, Community Outreach

Committee

• My designation Accredited Buyers Representative Manager. (ABRM)

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Fatima Karriem

Real Estate Licensed Broker/Agent

1651 Westbranch, Houston, TX 77077

• Strong rapport with customers, resulting in numerous referrals

Activities and Societies: National Association of Realtors, Texas Association of Realtors, Arizona Association of

Realtors, National Association of Mortgage Broker, Leadership of Metro Tex Association of Realtors, Women Council

of Realtors, Benefit Task Force, National Association of Real Estate Broker (NAREB), Accredited Buyer

Representative Manager (ABRM), Texas Statewide Homebuyer Educator

Professional Experience

Property Tax Arbitrator

January 2008 – 2011 (4 years 9 months) Property Tax Arbitrator - Property Tax Value - Dallas, TX - is the final step to

take when a homeowner is unhappy with their property tax value. I am an Arbitrator for the State of Texas'

Comptroller's office. I find it very interesting to hear home owner's views as to why their properties are valued

incorrectly and to help if they believe they need to protest the property value.

Property owners who disagree with appraised value of their property have a right to appeal to the Appraisal Review

Board (ARB) in their county. The ARB is an independent panel of citizens responsible for hearing and setting property

owner protests

Broker, Meirrak Realty LLC

August 1998 – Present (15 years and counting)

I am a Real Estate Broker specializing in residential and commercial real estate for over 15 years. Experience in REO

marketing, BPO's performance, short sales, loan modification and loss mitigation. I provided leasing and property

management services for investors. Collection of payments, send delinquent account to collections or commence with

legal proceedings. Input files and applications into property software system. Mange vendors, secure bids for repairs

and/or replacement work. I am a licensed Broker in the State of Texas and Arizona.

Realtor, Meirrak Realty

August 1998 – Present I began my career with Henry S Miller Realtors in Duncanville, TX. I started by working with

agents as a personal assistant. This was a way get my feet wet and learn from those who were already experience in the

field.

I worked for Century 21 Galloway/Herron under Julius Sterns/Broker. This is where I was trained and became a REO

specialist and worked with short sales.

I acquired my Real Estate Broker license and step out with Meirrak Realty. I also acquired my Mortgage Broker

license. I have successfully help over 200 families plus with their Real Estate needs. I have 12 years experience

training as a REO specialist for different companies and performing BPO's, marketing, managing and selling REO

properties. I also have experience as a loss mitigation consultant (including short sales) working to help borrowers

preserve homeownership. I have provided leasing services and property management for several investors.

ORG Real Estate / Jubilee Mortgage

2000-2001

Successfully marketed and farmed specific area for buyers and sellers and produced an average of $3.5 million yearly.

Century 21 Galloway-Herron

1998-2000

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Fatima Karriem

Real Estate Licensed Broker/Agent

1651 Westbranch, Houston, TX 77077

Trained and became a REO specialist for Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac for two years.

Henry S Miller Realtor

1998-1993

Worked closely with sale manager while developing the skills necessary to become a top sales agent I was able to

produce over $250,000 in sales monthly resulting in winning agent contest.

Southwestern Bell - Cable Splicer Technician

1989 – 1997

Reviewed and analyze complex schematic drawings and used electrical test instruments to determine defective wire or

fiber. Responsibilities included identifying problems and repairing and maintaining outdoor cable facilities in all types

of weather – even during severe weather – when a problem is reported. Also responsible for being on the job at short

notice to repair damaged cables until service is restored.

Education

1991 Associates degree in Accounting Upper Iowa University, Fayette

1995 License Real Estate Broker, Texas

2003 Mortgage Broker Texas Saving and Loan

2008 License Insurance Agent

2012 License Real Estate Broker, Arizona

2013 Bachelor Degree in Real Estate Marylhurst University

Professional Activities

Government Affairs

Leadership MetroTex

Certified Texas Statewide Homebuyer Educator

Contract Forms Tact Force

Paint the Town Committee

Professional Standards/ Code of Ethics Committee

Women Council of Realtors

Community Outreach Committee

Benefit Task Force

Member of Texas Association of Realtors

Member of Great Dallas Association of Realtors

Member of National Association Real Estate Brokers

Small Business / Woman/Minority- Owned self certified.

Working certification for minority.

References are available upon request

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