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Part 3: Real estate wish list, predictions for 2010

Editor's note: Inman News called upon agents and brokers, technologists and industry executives to let us know about their real estate predictions, items on their real estate wish lists and/or their real estate resolutions for 2010. This final segment features a collection of the responses received. Click here to read the first segment, and click here to read the second installment. Wish List: My hope and wish is that the institutional memory of this financial crisis will linger and affect the lending business for years to come. We need to remember the economic devastation that followed the practices adopted and products offered during the boom years. Lenders must consistently practice zero tolerance for fraud. Next, while I'm always wishing for more and longer convictions in mortgage fraud cases, I would also love to see a reduction in the number of mortgage professionals who commit fraud just to obtain or keep a client. If you're going to commit fraud and risk a prison se...