These were the top Manhattan real estate loans in January

These were the top Manhattan real estate loans in January

Real estate financing activity bounced back from a holiday lull in December, with $2.4 billion in deals across the 10 largest loans recorded in Manhattan in January. Refinancings still account for the bulk of total, but five of the loans last month involved in-progress construction projects. See the full list …
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Marathon tower sold to MM Properties, awaits $25M makeover

With the assumption that oil prices are stabilizing and the Houston leasing market has bottomed out, a local real estate investment firm is planning to spend more than $25 million upgrading an early-1980s office tower in the Galleria area, one whose largest tenant is an oil company nearing the end of its …
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Rules reviewed to keep drug money out of BC real estate

The B.C. government’s money laundering investigator is examining real estate loans as well as suspicious casino transactions, Attorney General David Eby said Monday. Eby said there were new specifics and individuals identified in a weekend Globe and Mail report on mortgage loans using money …
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Are boom times leaving quality design behind?

Are boom times leaving quality design behind?

At times, the critics are off-base, such as the trash-talking Denver Fugly or the recent poll absurdly naming Denver International Airport as our state’s ugliest building. As programs like the Mayor’s Design Awards and the Urban Land Institute’s Impact Awards highlight, we also are getting some excellent …
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Kroeger subsidiary inks 197427-sf lease

This tightness has prompted developers like Scannell Properties to bring the largest industrial project to the market in more than a decade. Bird and May represented Scannell in the marketing of 2570 Zeppelin Road in Colorado Springs, a 131,040-sf, Class A distribution space with 30-foot-clear ceiling …
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Luxury market had its best week in 9 months: Olshan

Manhattan’s luxury market had its most-active week in nine months, with 37 contracts signed at $4 million and above, according to Olshan Realty’s weekly market report. That was the highest total since the second week of May, which saw the same number of contracts signed. Condominium units …
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BRIEF-Adler Real Estate: Acquisition Of Stakes In Brack Capital Properties NV

BRIEF-Adler Real Estate: Acquisition Of Stakes In Brack Capital Properties NV

BRIEF-Adler Real Estate: Acquisition Of Stakes In Brack Capital Properties N.V.. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Feb 19 (Reuters) – ADLER REAL ESTATE AG: …
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Just Real Estate offers investment opportunity in ‘Quasar Istanbul’

DOHA: Just Real Estate (JRE), the leading property service provider in Qatar, has expanded its overseas portfolio with exciting investment opportunities for clients in the Quasar Istanbul project, a stunning mix-use development in heart of Turkey’s economic and cultural capital, and one of the world’s …
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Developer avoids ruffling feathers with residential-style apts.

The Garrett Cos. develops multifamily properties in six states. It currently has 1,544 units in leasing, 1,021 units in five projects that will be underway within the next 90 days (including Caliber at Flatirons) and 750 units in four projects slated to break ground by year-end. In Colorado, the company is …
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Stakeholders optimistic about real estate growth

Stakeholders optimistic about real estate growth

Despite the poor performance of the real estate industry and the lull in the property market in recent times, stakeholders have expressed optimism of a full recovery this year. The Statistician-General of the Federation and Chief Executive Officer, National Bureau of Statistics, Dr. Yemi Kale, said although …
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Wheelock named president of Greater Pocatello Association of Realtors, talks housing market

“Anyone can go through the tests to obtain a real-estate license in Idaho,” Wheelock said. “You then have the option of joining with an agency or have no affiliation. Most agencies are a part of the national association. I would say that 95 percent of real-estate agents who have their license are realtors.”.
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Jim Driscoll joins Elaine Construction as Project Executive

He holds a BS, in Civil Engineering from the University of Lowell, Lowell, MA, and an MS in Civil Engineering and Construction Management from Northeastern University. He is a licensed Builder in the Cities of Boston Cambridge, and Quincy, holds his State of MA Superintendent’s License. He is 30 …
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Cybersecurity and Real Estate: What Realtors Should Expect In 2018

Cybersecurity and Real Estate: What Realtors Should Expect In 2018

Even in real estate, modern data can be incredibly lucrative depending on what kind of content is in the mix. A huge list of potential buyer emails, for example, is game-changing for any realty or sales team. Start factoring in more important and sensitive data like phone numbers, current addresses, …
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Real Estate Corner: What is a Realtor?

I was recently asked to explain the difference between a real estate agent and a Realtor. That individual had just learned there was a distinct difference. In Montana, a real estate agent is someone who has successfully completed 60 hours of pre-licensing coursework, successfully passed a state and …
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Hammond OK’s real estate development agreement for Oxbow Landing’s last parcel

Council members unanimously approved the development agreement with ATG Real Estate Development LLC that calls for the company to construct a three-story, 36,000-square-foot Class A office building and develop four out-lots featuring 12,000- to 18,000-square-foot spaces for retail and …
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Motley Fool: Easy real estate income

Motley Fool: Easy real estate income

Real estate investment trust Realty Income (NYSE: O) is a company that Aesop’s tortoise would be proud to own. Since listing on the New York Stock Exchange in 1994, it’s raised its dividend by 4.7 percent annually. That rate isn’t going to win any sprints, but it’s helped the stock deliver a whopping …
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231 North Rampart St. in Faubourg Treme/the French Quarter

New Orleans’ Tremé neighborhood is geographically the part of the city that lies between North Rampart and North Broad, and from Canal Street to St. Bernard Avenue. The area received its namesake from Claude Tremé, a hat maker and real estate developer who migrated from Saugivny in Burgundy, …
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Residential real estate transfers, Feb. 18

Williams, Matthew C. and Lyndsay A. to Thieschafer, Todd N.and Jessica L., 8151 N. 159th St., $272,500. Legacy Homes Omaha LLC to Zortman, Dana R. and Zachary J., 7518 N. 160th St., $234,421. GDR LLC to Besch, Janice A., 7215 N. 154th Ave., $296,980. Legacy Homes Omaha LLC to Amaya, …
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Scuttlebiz: Multimillion-dollar real estate deals abound all over town

Scuttlebiz: Multimillion-dollar real estate deals abound all over town

Then you probably missed the string of real estate transactions that were part of Atlanta-based Graphic Packaging’s purchase of International Paper’s North American consumer packaging business – a deal that included its bleached paperboard mill in south Augusta. The local land involved in that $6 …
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Canada’s pot industry will need 8M sf of industrial space by 2020

Canada’s pot industry will need more than 8 million square feet of industrial real estate by 2020, Bloomberg News reported. That would be about the size of Amazon’s Seattle headquarters, which houses about 40,000 workers across multiple buildings. The 8 million-square-foot figure includes …
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Sibbach Team Named #1 Real Estate Team In All of Maricopa County

The Sibbach Team at Realty One Group announced that they were named the #1 Team in all of Maricopa County for 2017 by total sales volume according to the Cromford Report. Led by team lead, Jeff Sibbach, the Sibbach Team closed a total of $151,320,590 in 2017 throughout Maricopa county …
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4 Types Of Content Real Estate Marketers Need To Be Using

4 Types Of Content Real Estate Marketers Need To Be Using

The real estate world has changed drastically over the last few decades. While the industry has evolved more slowly than many other sectors, this makes it the perfect industry for innovative thinkers. With the growth of digital media and technology, real estate agents and investors have a plethora of ways …
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Richard “Dick” Nelms and Pace Fonville: Two ‘icons of Richmond real estate’ reflect on a half …

When Richard M. “Dick” Nelms and Pace Fonville opened a residential real estate brokerage with their business partner, John Ros Bowers, in 1967, they had no idea the firm, Bowers Nelms & Fonville, would become the largest one in central Virginia. Their first office was located in a modest, …
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In Tokyo, “location, location, location” means the three As

Properties worth $10 million or more are usually sold quietly to a select group of buyers known among real estate agents because those owners prefer to remain anonymous. “In the Japanese culture, even if you are wealthy, having too much—it is a bit of a negative status symbol,” said Adam German, …
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Real estate brokerage owner vying for Democratic primary nomination in 115th district

Real estate brokerage owner vying for Democratic primary nomination in 115th district

MURPHYSBORO — A real estate broker and third-term Jackson County Board member hopes to take State Rep. Terri Bryant’s seat in Springfield this November. Murphysboro resident Tamiko “T.C.” Mueller, who describes herself as a “conservative Democrat,” will face off against Marsha Griffin in the …
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A real fixer-upper: How an empty lot in Palo Alto could sell for nearly $5.5 million

The quarter-acre property at 660 Coleridge Ave. has seen its asking price skyrocket as the area’s housing prices continues to grow shockingly expensive. Real estate blog Curbed on Friday noted that the lot – listed this week for $5,398,000 – was sold for $3.1 million in May 2016. That’s a $2.3 million …
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VideoFizz adapts greeting card app for real estate listings, closes $500K deal

Though the Kansas City-based startup originally developed its mobile app as a tool to help individuals create slideshows and compilations of their personal photos and videos, Steward and her team noticed a growing number of real estate agents using the technology to stitch together video listings for …
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The Fabulous Real Estate (And A Few Modest Digs) Of Past Presidents

The Fabulous Real Estate (And A Few Modest Digs) Of Past Presidents

The real estate owned or occupied by the presidents of the United States since George Washington have been as varied as the men themselves: some as cherished as Washington’s Mount Vernon or Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, others as obscure as William Henry Harrison’s Grouseland or Herbert …
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BRIEF-Adler Real Estate Signed An Agreement To Purchase 41.04 Percent Stake In Brack Capital …

BRIEF-Adler Real Estate Signed An Agreement To Purchase 41.04 Percent Stake In Brack Capital Properties. Reuters … ADLER REAL ESTATE- TO OFFER ALL SHAREHOLDERS 440 ILS PER SHARE IN BRACK CAPITAL PROPERTIES N.V. FOR A TOTAL CONSIDERATION OF C. ILS 2.4 BILLION​.
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County, Scientology-connected real estate firm close to Trout Run use settlement

Frederick County and a real estate firm affiliated with the Church of Scientology are close to settling a lawsuit over a proposed controversial drug-treatment facility on Catoctin Mountain. Attorneys for the county and Social Betterment Properties International, the real estate arm of the Church of …
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Presidents Day weekend busiest time for Palm Beach real estate pros

Presidents Day weekend busiest time for Palm Beach real estate pros

Palm Beach real estate brokers are revving up for what traditionally is their busiest weekend of the year, the high point of the winter season when house hunters get driven to properties in freshly detailed Mercedes-Benzes and Range Rovers by agents eager to ink deals. And this Presidents Day …
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Pima county real estate transactions

Other Arizona locations are in Mesa and Peoria. The space is located at the northwest corner of Oracle and Wetmore and across from the Tucson Mall. Other tenants in the shopping center include Ross, Pier 1, and Longhorn Steakhouse. Roy Drachman of Roy Drachman Real Estate represented the …
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Palm Beach mega-mansion’s $65-million sales listing gets a visual boost

Broker Christian Angle of Christian J. Angle Real Estate has given his sales listing for a Palm Beach mega-mansion a visual update with photographs showing rooms furnished for the first time. The never-lived-in oceanfront home at 1071 N. Ocean Blvd. is for sale at $64.9 million in the Palm Beach …
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Geeking out about real estate

Geeking out about real estate

A year ago Caarin Pannkuk was working as a real estate agent in Lakeville, but then she had an idea that she and her husband, Joe, should open their own real estate business in downtown Lakeville. In just a short amount of time, The Property Geeks has opened and grown. Pannkuk serves as the …
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CASA of SLO County receives over $3200 from Heart to Heart Real Estate

CASA of SLO County is a nonprofit organization that advocates for abused and neglected children in the court system. CASA trains volunteers who are paired with individual children to learn their situations and stand up for their needs. For more information, visit www.slocasa.org. Heart to Heart Real …
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Sana Wood of Kentwood Real Estate Wins 2017 Five Star Real Estate Agent Award

Five Star Professional is pleased to announce Sana Wood, Kentwood Real Estate, has been chosen as one of Denver’s Five Star Real Estate Agents for 2017. Sana Wood is a real estate agent who specializes in residential real estate in the Denver metropolitan area. Sana represents home sellers and …
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Real estate investors plead guilty to rigging public foreclosure auctions

Real estate investors plead guilty to rigging public foreclosure auctions

The U.S. Department of Justice said brothers Jason Boykin and Shannon Boykin conspired with others to rig bids, designating a winning bidder to obtain selected properties at public real estate foreclosure auctions. Co-conspirators made and received payoffs in exchange for their agreement not to bid.
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Real estate notebook: How CoStar sees the Twin Cities commercial market

The Star Tribune doesn’t have an account with the CoStar Group, the lead provider of commercial real estate data, so I jumped at the chance recently to pick the brain of CoStar’s Minneapolis market analyst Michael Roessle and chat all things commercial real estate. Compared to the other markets that …
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Coles County Real Estate Transactions

1063 9th St. in Charleston purchased by Bryant J. Tingley of Charleston from Martha J. Bishop of Mattoon, $56,900. 1502N C.R. 2300E in Westfield purchased by Ian C. Morris and Amy L. Morris of Westfield from James L. Pierson and Krista A. Pierson of Charleston, $91,000. 2.81 acres vacant land PIN …
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eXp Realty Exceeds 8000 Real Estate Agents Across North America

eXp Realty Exceeds 8000 Real Estate Agents Across North America

BELLINGHAM, Wash., Feb. 15, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — eXp Realty, the largest residential real estate brokerage by geography in North America and a subsidiary of eXp World Holdings, Inc. (OTCQB:EXPI), today announced that the company exceeded 8,000 real estate agents across North …
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UM to invest $30 million in metro Detroit real estate fund

The University of Michigan endowment plans to allocate as much as $190 million to managers that specialize in credit, technology and real estate, including a property fund focused on the Detroit area. The endowment will invest as much as $30 million in the Detroit Renaissance Real Estate Fund, which …
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Valuing Real Estate Holding Companies in a Decedent’s Elective Estate

The plot thickens when the sole asset of a company is real estate. Logic dictates that when the sole asset is real estate, the fair market value of the property would control the value of the company and the decedent’s interest. For instance if the decedent owned 50 percent of 123 Main Street, Corp., and …
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Fire destroys real estate office in Longview

Fire destroys real estate office in Longview

LONGVIEW, Wash. — A fire destroyed a real estate office near the intersection of Oregon Way and Alabama in Longview. Several people called 911 to report the fire around 4 p.m. on Wednesday. Firefighters could see a smoke column several blocks away. They found the fire in a double wide “Job …
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New real estate rules delayed after concern from industry

New rules intended to improve consumer protection in real estate deals have been postponed for three months. The changes, which prohibit the real estate practice of dual agency and mandate increased agent disclosure, were originally scheduled for March 15. They will now happen June 15, to allow …
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91-year-old Houston artist: ‘Iconic art changes the value of real estate’

“Iconic art changes the value of real estate,” Adickes said. Outside of successful land deals, Adickes is also known for his massive Beatles statues, the “We Love Houston” sign on the Katy Freeway and the giant statue of Sam Houston in Huntsville, which have become national attractions. His smaller …
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As Portland's Market Booms, Stoel Rives Adds Perkins Coie Real Estate Team

As Portland’s Market Booms, Stoel Rives Adds Perkins Coie Real Estate Team

Stoel Rives has added five lawyers from Perkins Coie to its real estate and land use practice in Portland, Oregon, as the Am Law 200 firm seeks to shore up its succession plans. Andrew Solomon, Christopher Criglow and Dana Krawczuk have all joined Stoel Rives as partners in its real estate and land …
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Here’s this Peninsula startup’s pitch to bring blockchain to real estate

The real estate world is generally slow to adopt new technologies, but even the most staid industries are not immune from the current hype and possible disruption of blockchain technology. Enter Propy, a Peninsula startup looking to bring this season’s hottest tech to real estate. Founded in 2015 by …
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Real Estate VP Buys Countertop Company

The former Mandel Group vice president has acquired Keystone Marble & Granite and will serve as company president. The Riverwest-based firm specializes in the fabrication and installation of both natural stone and engineered surfaces. Wiegman spent 20 years in real estate development and …
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Three Strategies Real Estate Agents Should Implement To Experience Massive Growth And Success

Three Strategies Real Estate Agents Should Implement To Experience Massive Growth And Success

Let’s face it: Becoming a successful real estate agent is pretty difficult. Far more than a simple majority of real estate agents who start in this business will ultimately see their career fizzle out. It’s a sad reality that we face, but according to the National Association of Realtors, the real estate sales industry …
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South Florida real estate projects in the pipeline for the week of Feb. 16

A developer wants to build apartments and retail around the Kennan Building, a round office building in Oakland Park that’s one of the most recognizable structures along Federal Highway in Broward County. Co-owners Brickbox Oakland Park, an affiliate of Brickbox Development, Round Corner LLC …
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Elena Baturina’s New Real-estate Project in Europe Developed by Celebrity Architect Ricardo Bofill

In July 2018, the structures of the international businesswoman Elena Baturina will launch a high-end residential construction in Limassol, Cyprus. As was previously announced, the overall investment will amount to €40 mln. The construction plot of 4.6 thousand square meters located directly on the …
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Real estate technology company Homesnap secures $14 million in funding

Real estate technology company Homesnap secures $14 million in funding

During 2017, Homesnap was honored as one of HousingWire Magazine’s Tech100, an award reserved for the top technology companies in the real estate and housing space. According to the company, approximately 71% of the nation’s real estate agents are currently using Homesnap Pro, the …
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Germany’s Instone Real Estate prices share placement at bottom of range

Instone was formed by a merger of peer GRK and Formart, part of German builder Hochtief, which specialist real estate investor Activum bought in 2014 for about 300 million euros. The group said it plans to use around 55 million euros of the 142 million in net proceeds from the placement of new shares …
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Hamptons Cheat Sheet: Shoe magnate’s $72M Water Mill estate finds a buyer, Hamptons Real …

The 19th-century mansion known as Villa Maria was listed with Bespoke Real Estate for $72 million, but the final sale price and the new owner of the 15-acre property on Mecox Bay are not yet known. The Nine West co-founder — who died in 2015 — and his wife Louise bought the estate in 2005 for …
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Nine Takeaways from the MBA's CREF/Multifamily Convention and Expo 2018

Nine Takeaways from the MBA’s CREF/Multifamily Convention and Expo 2018

The increasing number of debt funds in the marketplace is putting pressure on banks to offer higher leverage, lower pricing and no recourse to attract borrowers, according to Kathleen Farrell, head of commercial real estate for SunTrust Bank. “There’s a new fund every couple of weeks,” noted Chris …
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Real estate agents say low inventory keeps prices up

Last year was a strong one for the real estate market, according to a report from the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors, and agents are optimistic that their good fortune will continue in 2018. “2017 was the best year I’ve had, and I’ve already got two closings (this year). … I’m basically showing …
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Forbes Fintech 50 2018: The Future Of Real Estate Investment And Finance

Sure, sites like Zillow and Trulia have forever changed the way we shop for homes and Airbnb has re-imagined the way we rent them out. But the underlying pipes that make the real estate market run have largely remained stuck in the past. The seven real estate companies on the Forbes Fintech 50 list …
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Compass Points To The Future of Real Estate

Compass Points To The Future of Real Estate

Mr. Lehman said Compass is different than other real estate firms in the way that it focuses on elevating and empowering its agents. “On paper, it’s the same relationship. They are independent contractors with a traditional brokerage, and they’re independent contractors with Compass. What’s structurally …
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Spring has sprung for the local real estate market

Whether that’s good or bad news may depend on whether you are a buyer or a seller. 2017 was generally considered a big sellers market and 2018 is already shaping up to be the same. However, with interest rates likely on the rise in the near future, the Realtor Association of the Pioneer Valley said …
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Decrying Real Estate Developer’s ‘Insolence,’ Judge Awards Street Artists $6.7 Million in Landmark …

The decision represents a decisive victory for street artists in a case that pitted their rights against those of a real estate executive. The artists sued the developer, Gerald Wolkoff, for violating their rights after he whitewashed their work at the famous 5Pointz art mecca in Long Island City to make way for …
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China's 13-year housing rally may soon be coming to an end

China’s 13-year housing rally may soon be coming to an end

Sign up for China Watch for weekly emails on Chinese real estate investments. But there are several reasons to believe the decade-plus of housing price values climbing must end. For one, banks are raising costs for home loans and restricting supply, especially in the bigger cities. And Finance Minister …
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Investors’ herd mentality is beginning to shift

… to improve in 2018 as we continue to develop a better understanding of consumer habits. In the meantime, there is plenty of mortgage capital available, but real estate investors with loans maturing this year should get started early, especially if they own one of the more challenging subsectors of retail.
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Luxury contract activity held steady last week amid stock market woes and rising interest rates …

The developer’s $289 million offering plan gained approval from the state Attorney General’s office last year. The sales office opened last week, but the developers have been quietly marketing units since the fall. The week’s asking price sales volume totaled $199.81 million, with a median asking price of …
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Would Forest City Agree to a Brookfield Deal?

Would Forest City Agree to a Brookfield Deal?

However, Dai notes that Brookfield has a long history of managing real estate well and has not been afraid to write a big check. “It definitely is in their wheelhouse,” says Dai, of Brookfield making large acquisitions. McGrath adds that Brookfield is a big organization with a lot of capital—plus a history of …
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REAL ESTATE DEALS

REAL ESTATE DEALS …. JJJR LLC has purchased office condos at 8916 77th Terrace, Lakewood Ranch, from Jamin Properties, LLC for $312,960. Rico Boeras, of Sarasota Commercial Realty LLC, and Susan Goldstein, of Michael Saunders & Co., handled the transaction. LEASES. 1710 Main St.
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REAL ESTATE PEOPLE

Husband-and-wife real estate team Ronnie Silva and Stephanie Marlowe Silva have joined the Venice office of Re/Max Platinum Realty. They specialize in luxury, waterfront, golf course and new construction properties in the south Sarasota County area. Ronnie Silva’s 33 years in commercial banking …
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Lawyer launches book on real estate investment

Lawyer launches book on real estate investment

A lawyer and blogger, Prince Williams-Joel, has launched a book on real estate investment entitled, ‘Compilation of Articles on Law & Property in Nigeria: Simplified’. According to Williams-Joel, the thriving real estate sector in the country is not without its peculiarities and emerging trends, and this has …
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Firm to bring foreign investors into Nigeria’s real estate

Lagos-based real estate firm, Homework Development and Properties Limited, says it is working to restore the trust foreign investors once had in the Nigerian real estate industry. The firm said the confidence that more foreign investments would come into the country came as a result of the recent …
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Sydney’s property market cools

Sydney’s property market is cooling off after five hot years creating an opening for some bargain prices — though not right away. Prices are expected to drop between 5 and 10 percent in 2018 and many are attributing the changing market to tighter lending rules introduced by the Australian Prudential …
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BBX unit sells legacy real estate asset in Tallahassee for $3.1M gain

BBX unit sells legacy real estate asset in Tallahassee for $3.1M gain

The real estate division of Fort Lauderdale-based BBX Capital Corp. recorded a $3.1 million gain on the $9.3 million sale of a student housing complex in Tallahassee. The 272-bed complex, called Villa San Michele, was among the legacy assets that publicly held BBX retained after its corporate …
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Real Estate Transfers

Estate of Fred E. Marshall to Simcon Investments LLC Tract 1.74 acres and 6.14 acres tract 2 .66 acres and Tract 3 .66 acres in Mount Airy $130. – Estate of Margot D. Sams to Sherman Davis Lot 7 Section 6 Town and Country Woods PB 7 107 in Mount Airy Estate of Margot D Sams File 17 E 225 $142.
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Real Estate Advice: What the new tax law means for homeowners

Q: I heard the new tax law has eliminated the interest deduction on home equity loans. Is this true? A: Yes and no. The new law severely restricts when interest can be deducted on a home equity line of credit or second mortgage, but has left it mostly intact in certain, very specific situations. Previously …
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Storage World among recent central Arkansas real estate transactions

Storage World among recent central Arkansas real estate transactions

Shoppes at Chenal borrowed $6.6 million from First Community Bank of Batesville to help finance the project, according to records with the Pulaski County circuit clerk’s office. Included in that is $2.5 million being advanced to pay the purchase price for the property. The mortgage matures in 2022.
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Residential real estate transfers, Feb. 11

Van Roy, Jay A. and Stacy to Vance, Dale R. and Robyn L. Trust, 21934 Stanford Circle, $370,000. Thomas David Builders LLC to Everett, Sheryl A. and Russell T., 20744 Nina St., $90,700. Lang, Dave and Katie to Sears, David and Karissa, 20623 Pine St., $540,000. Moser, Michael L. and Janille M. to …
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Real estate transactions for Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018

Kizer, Evelynne C., estate, Moline, to Daggett, Robert and Betty, Moline; 3141 4th St., Moline; $89,500. Voss, Stephanie, LeClaire, to Teeter, Steven M., Rock Island; 1830 35th St., Rock Island; $79,000. Chumbley, Sally, Moline, to Ventris, Gregory and Kayla, Moline; 1108 25th St., Moline; $93,000.
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Real estate firm wins top honors

Real estate firm wins top honors

Andrea Bowles, Blanchard and Calhoun’s relocation director, is the recipient of President’s Award from Leading Real Estate Companies of the World, a selective community of more than 565 independent real estate firms worldwide. The President’s Award is part of the service recognition program that …
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Downtown Toledo rental market grows in appeal

Mere steps away from the Family Court Center and the Lucas County Courthouse, the building is situated perfectly for any business that complements the court system, Mr. Marciniak, a commercial real estate agent with Signature Associates, said. Yet to his surprise, only one of the five parties wanted the …
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Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) Lowered to “Hold” at ValuEngine

Investors Real Estate Trust logo ValuEngine lowered shares of Investors Real Estate Trust (NYSE:IRET) from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report released on Friday, February 2nd. Several other research analysts have also commented on IRET. BidaskClub raised shares of Investors Real Estate Trust …
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Coastal Delaware's real estate market: Recovery?”

Coastal Delaware’s real estate market: Recovery?”

No doubt there has only been good news over the past few years on the status of the residential real estate market. However, some question if we have recovered from the Great Recession collapsed real estate market. If not, when will we fully recover? The objective of this article is to provide answers to …
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Solano Real Estate Scene: Planners recommend a diversified portfolio

Many of the financially independent senior citizens I have met over my 40-year career own investment real estate. This is real estate that pays a monthly income from rents. I started my career in finance when I was 19 and one of the huge benefits of underwriting and reviewing 20,000 loan applications …
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Solano Real Estate Scene: Is your home ready to sell?

The traditional home buying season is just around the corner. If you’re looking to make a move during this season, now is the time to start preparing your home for sale. But first, some often ask why spring and summer is referred to as the “buying season.” Well, it has a lot to do with weather and school …
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9 things: to know about Calgary's multi-family real estate market

9 things: to know about Calgary’s multi-family real estate market

While sales of apartments and townhomes through Calgary’s resale market were reminiscent of the same month a year ago, duplex transactions ramped up. The 99 duplexes that changed hands in the city last month marked a 19 per cent increase from January 2017, when there were 83 sales, says the …
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Allen Co. real estate tax deadline extended

ALLEN COUNTY — For those who have missed the Friday deadline to pay their real estate taxes, a loss of Internet connection throughout portions of Allen County Friday has extended the deadline to end of day, Monday, Feb. 12. Taxpayers are asked to continue to try to pay their real estate taxes by …
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Real estate team closes third Bitcoin-only transaction in Florida

Perez said this transaction shows that cryptocurrencies are becoming “mainstream” in the real estate industry and business world. Perez is also handling a Miami Beach condominium in which the owner is willing to accept both Bitcoin and Ethereum currencies. “Real estate sales using Bitcoin or …
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How much is a real estate agent worth? New firms dangle lower fees in a hot market

How much is a real estate agent worth? New firms dangle lower fees in a hot market

Upstart real estate brokerage Purplebricks entered the British market several years ago and disrupted it by offering flat-rate fees to home sellers and rebates to buyers. It quickly became the dominant online marketer of residential properties there. Purplebricks landed on U.S. shores last year with similar …
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CRE Opinion: A Different Kind of Real Estate Development

… and building supplies departing from Compass Church in Colleyville—the start of our nine hour drive to the Mexican border city of Reynosa. We are the Power Team, forty guys that set aside one week a year to build a school project in Mexico. This is a different kind of real estate development for me.
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One Of A Kind Houses: Weekend Real Estate Roundup

We’re back again with the Dallas Patch Real Estate Roundup, a weekly look at some of the most unique and coveted houses in the Big D. This week’s roundup includes updated remodels and brand new beauties to suit every price range. To see all of these houses and thousands more, visit Realtor.com …
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Tax reform to impact Dayton's commercial real estate industry

Tax reform to impact Dayton’s commercial real estate industry

The federal tax legislation passed late last year could have an impact on Dayton’s commercial real estate industry. Elizabeth Grubb, partner with Moraine-based tax and accounting firm RSM US LLP, spoke about the potential effects of tax reform on the local commercial real estate industry at a forum …
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Commercial Real Estate Awards celebrates excellence

Five Knoxville-area commercial real estate brokers were honored Thursday evening at the annual Certified Commercial Investment Member Commercial Real Estate Awards. Brokers were recognized for their work in 2017 that “literally shaped the Knoxville area and beyond,” Knoxville News Sentinel …
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A New Housing-Rights Movement Has the Real-Estate Industry Running Scared

Landlord and real-estate lobbies, as well as right-wing groups like the Koch-backed American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), have pushed these prohibitions for decades. In Illinois in 1997, for instance, state legislators passed a law that banned local governments from enacting, maintaining, …
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Sellers transitioning to assisted living find support, relief with local real estate firm

Sellers transitioning to assisted living find support, relief with local real estate firm

House Buyers KC works with sellers in a variety of circumstances, including a number of homeowners who opt to sell their homes to move into an assisted living facility. In these situations, an efficient sale and closing are especially important to provide an easy transition — and often financing — for that …
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The Daily Record announces 2018 Real Estate Matters honorees

The Daily Record has announced its 2018 Real Estate Matters honorees recognizing top achievers in the industry. An event celebrating the honorees and offering a program of informational seminars will be held March 9 at the BWI Hilton. Universal Title is partnering with The Daily Record to offer the …
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Dan River Region real estate transfers

Edward Drady to Matthew Jason Brown and Shelly Renee Brown, lot 31, 5.000 acres, State Road 939, Pittsylvania County, $74,000. » Brenda Marshall White, John White, Paula Rowe Marshall (Paula Rowe Marshall Stout) and Elizabeth Tyler Marshall to John S. White and Brenda M. White, tract C, …
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Top D-FW commercial real estate transactions for the week of Feb. 5

Top D-FW commercial real estate transactions for the week of Feb. 5

Seville Commons, a 113,742-square foot retail center in Arlington, has been purchased by Cincinnati-based Phillips Edison Grocery Center REIT II Inc. The shopping center on North Collins Street is anchored by a Walmart Neighborhood Market. CBRE’s Chris Gerard, Chris Cozby and Blaine Dozier …
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Starwood Capital Group Acquires Residential and Commercial Real Estate Portfolio from Forestar …

Starwood Capital Group is a private alternative investment firm with a core focus on global real estate, energy infrastructure and oil & gas. The Firm and its affiliates maintain 10 offices in four countries around the world, and currently have approximately 3,700 employees. Starwood Capital Group has …
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San Antonio woman facing 8 charges after allegedly keeping real estate money for herself

A former sales representative for a local real estate company was arrested Wednesday by Bexar County deputies after she was accused of keeping customers’ money. In July 2017, at least four customers claimed they were defrauded out of thousands of dollars by Amanda Manzo-Ruiz, 35, according to …
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Perica team joins Gori, Realtors Real Estate Company

Perica team joins Gori, Realtors Real Estate Company

EDWARDSVILLE – The Gori, Realtors ® Real Estate Company announced today that Tess and Melissa Perica will be joining their team of professionals. This daughter-mom partnership is excited about joining the Gori, Realtors® group. Melissa Perica worked as a legal administrator for over 10 years …
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Avison Young delivers Triangle commercial real estate outlook

“And it is decidedly so,” Linderman responded, drawing laughter from the crowded convention hall at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel. As managing director of Avison Young’s Raleigh-Durham division, Linderman instead focused his message on where the commercial real estate market might be headed in …
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Metonic Real Estate Solutions Acquires Lubbock’s Wyndham Apartments

Metonic Real Estate Solutions a real estate investment company based in Omaha, Nebraska. The firm’s objective is to provide investment partners with a strong risk-adjusted rate of return through well- researched real estate acquisitions, development and asset management. Metonic targets high quality …
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Nick Hanauer and others back immigrants' pioneering real estate play in Tukwila (Photos)

Nick Hanauer and others back immigrants’ pioneering real estate play in Tukwila (Photos)

Two of Seattle’s leading venture capitalists have invested in an audacious plan by nonprofit Forterra to help immigrants buy a large property in Tukwila, where an international market will house dozens of small businesses facing displacement. It’s part of a broader campaign both in Tukwila and South …
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Normandy and Keystone lock in purchase, construction loan at LIC site

A Cushman & Wakefield team led by Adam Spies, Adam Doneger and Josh King represented the buyers in the acquisition, and Marcus & Millichap’s Jakub Nowak and Jonathan Eshaghian and Venture Capital Properties’ Joseph Soufeh represented the sellers. Normandy, Keystone and Newmark …
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Taylor Swift Picks Up Third Property on Same New York City Block

In case there is any question or confusion and despite lackluster ticket sales for her worldwide “Reputation” tour, Taylor Swift is 28 years old, crazy rich and a bone fide real estate baller with a portfolio of private residences spread across the country and all together worth well over $100 million. Forbes …
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Proposed initiative to limit new housing on Front Range ignites fears in real estate industry

Proposed initiative to limit new housing on Front Range ignites fears in real estate industry

A ballot measure to cap home and apartment construction along Colorado’s Front Range is undergoing a formal state review, setting off alarm bells with real estate agents and homebuilders. “This will bring our economy to a halt. You don’t bring affordability to a market by reducing supply,” Scott Thorson, …
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5 Reasons Commercial Real Estate Pros Should Pay Attention To The Cook County Assessor’s Race

This includes making all data sets used for assessing properties, from property details to sales and rent rolls, available online. Kaegi is campaigning as someone with a better understanding of how the real estate market values properties, and said he will be able to produce more accurate assessments.
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REITs Routed as Traders Flee Real Estate Faster Than Stocks

The FTSE NAREIT U.S. Real Estate Composite Index closed Tuesday afternoon down more than 8.6 percent for 2018, trailing the S&P 500, which has lost about 7 percent of its value since New Years Day. That follows the pattern of the last 365 days, which have seen the broader U.S. stock market up …
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Designing Real Estate Teams for Maximum Performance

Designing Real Estate Teams for Maximum Performance

The concept of a real estate team is nothing new. They have existed for decades, but over the past several years, the team concept has evolved and become far more ubiquitous. As the real estate industry progresses and consumer demands on agents increase, many real estate professionals have …
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Winter Park couples battle over real estate company

Two Winter Park couples are locked into a legal battle over their real estate company and several homes it owns. David and Caroline Croft are accusing Selven and Vanessa Pursooramen of using funds from their jointly-owned business, Infinity Homes, an according to a lawsuit in Orange County Circuit …
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Dubai Real Estate Not As Crazy For Crypto As People Think

These are big, profile properties in a showy, and glam global city. But the bitcoin market for housing there is not expanding. And the market is not all that interested in seeing it expand. Many brokers have stopped accepting digital currencies after the UAE’s central bank issued a warning on them in …
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Welcome to New York…I'll Take It: Taylor Swift, real estate mogul

Welcome to New York…I’ll Take It: Taylor Swift, real estate mogul

Mert & MarcusTalk about a Taylor Swift takeover. Ever since she moved to New York City a few years ago, the superstar has become quite the real estate mogul, amassing tens of millions of dollars worth of property on a single Manhattan block. E! reports that Taylor just purchased an apartment for $9.75 …
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Prices heating up

“The problem is you’re not building enough homes,” said economist Elliot Eisenberg, addressing a group of homebuilders, developers, mortgage lenders and real estate agents last week at the Home Building Association of Richmond’s local forecast seminar. “It’s Econ 101: When you have big demand …
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Real estate company says its principal was deported, disrupting its operations

IN response to a lawsuit filed against them, a real estate company and its agent said they had entered into several successful transactions, but due to their principal being deported, their operations have been disrupted. Shangrui Investment Development Co. Ltd. sued American CM Real Estate …
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Incumbent faces real estate owner for Williamson County treasurer

Incumbent faces real estate owner for Williamson County treasurer

Before his appointment, Heselmeyer practiced law in Round Rock for 13 years, where he represented banks, state investors, small lenders and … As a business owner, she said she has a proven track record in financial management, having managed millions of dollars in real estate contracts. She said …
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Real Estate Central to join ‘Open to All’

“Real Estate Central is thrilled to be the first real estate firm in the area to join the ‘Open to All’ campaign in Huntington,” said Joshua McGrath, CEO of Real Estate Central, in a news release. “As we join the National Association of Realtors in celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Federal Fair Housing …
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LA County’s top 10 industrial property owners

Four of the real estate investment trusts, investment managers and equity funds that make up the top 10 list of owners with property in L.A. County are also in the area: Rexford Industrial REIT, Deutsche Bank’s U.S. asset management arm, LBA Realty and Worthe Real Estate Group. Only Rexford is also …
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Taylor Swift Expands New York City Real Estate Empire With New $10 Million Apartment

Taylor Swift Expands New York City Real Estate Empire With New $10 Million Apartment

The “End Game” songstress is officially the proud owner of a $9.75 million apartment in the affluent Tribeca neighborhood, located in the same building her massive, 8,000 square-foot penthouse also is, E! News confirms. As The New York Post pointed out, Swift has officially dropped an astonishing $50 …
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Operationalizing the digital real estate transaction, from start to eClose

Another year has passed and like previous years, we saw tremendous energy and effort dedicated to encouraging widespread adoption of electronic real estate transactions. In fact, there continues to be a steady stream of news in the mortgage industry with press releases published nearly every day …
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For three generations Vogel Real Estate has been a leader in the region

The transition as owners came fast and furious for Greg and Sherry Vogel, as the third generation owners look to continue the tradition of Vogel Real Estate as an … Vogel Real Estate is in the process now of all of those priorities— remodeling the front of its office, increasing advertising and they have 2 …
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Why are there no women on real estate TV shows?

Why are there no women on real estate TV shows?

Today (Feb 6) Bethenny & Fredrik debuts on Bravo as the latest in a franchise of real estate television reality shows that feature beautiful people selling multimillion-dollar properties. This newest iteration pairs Real Housewives star Bethenny Frenkel with Million Dollar Listing mogul Fredrik Eklund.
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Department of Real Estate appoints Cecil Yates to test committee

Commercial Properties, Inc./CORFAC International (CPI), Arizona’s largest locally owned commercial real estate brokerage, reports Arizona Department of Real Estate (ADRE) Commissioner Judy Lowe has appointed Cecil Yates of Commercial Properties, Inc. (CPI) to the Arizona Test Development …
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Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets to acquire GLL Real Estate Partners

Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets agreed to acquire Munich-based real estate manager GLL Real Estate Partners in a deal that will bolster real estate assets under management to €10.6 billion ($13.2 billion), said a spokeswoman. MIRA, part of Macquarie Group, said in a news release Tuesday …
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Real Estate Transfers, Dec. 30, 2017 to Jan. 5, 2018

Real Estate Transfers, Dec. 30, 2017 to Jan. 5, 2018

Vassar Capital Properties, LLC to Stephen G. Lembo Jr. and T. Warren, 32 Woods Edge Rd., $225,000. Agron Lumani to Wanouhie A. Demirjian, 32 Woods Edge Rd., $289,900. Brigitte D. Nadeau and Daniel Dupont to Andrew and Kellie Pfleger, 107 Forest Lake Dr., $305,000. Federal Home Loan …
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Obituary: Real-estate analyst Richard Wozny fought for justice on housing and taxes

One of B.C.’s leading real-estate analysts, Richard Wozny, whose passion for housing justice was set out in a Jan. 27 column in The Vancouver Sun, died on Wednesday, surrounded by family. He was 62. Wozny, who had been receiving treatment for non-smoking lung cancer for 18 months, received …
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Treasurer’s office reminds of real estate tax due

The Lucas County Treasurer’s Office reminds taxpayers all payments sent through mail must be postmarked by this day to avoid penalty and interest. Taxes can be paid in person at the office on the fifth floor of One Government Center. It is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Residents can also pay at an outdoor …
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Vermont City, Real Estate Startup Try Out Blockchain for Recording Property Transactions

Vermont City, Real Estate Startup Try Out Blockchain for Recording Property Transactions

In South Burlington, Vt., population 18,000 or so, a company called Propy has set up a pilot project with the City Clerk’s Office to test out blockchain as a new way to record property transactions. As of right now, the pilot is pretty limited in scope and runs almost entirely on the company’s side of operations.
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Tucson Real Estate: New jujitsu studio to open in Oro Valley

The new jujitsu studio in the Oro Valley Marketplace will have more than 1,400 square feet of space. Courtesy of Gracie Barra Tucson. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. A new jujitsu studio is set to open in Oro Valley next month. Gracie Barra has leased 1,455 square feet in the Oro Valley …
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Tucson Real Estate: New jiujitsu studio to open in Oro Valley

U Massage leased 900 square feet at 4564 E. Broadway, in the Midstar Plaza Shopping Center. Nancy McClure, of CBRE, represented the landlord. Respond: Write a letter to the editor | Write a guest opinion · Subscribe now for 99¢ per week. Information for Tucson Real Estate is compiled from records …
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Big Doubt Looms Over Real Estate

Big Doubt Looms Over Real Estate

So we are a year into the presidency of one of the country’s biggest real estate developers. However, the reality is that a lot of uncertainty looms over the housing market. Between rising rates and the new less-interest-friendly tax package, the market is facing some headwinds. But analysts say that the …
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Real estate daily market update: February 5, 2018

We’ll add more market news briefs throughout the day. Check back to read the latest. Most recent market news. Monday, February 5. Black Knight’s Mortgage Monitor. Though mortgage delinquencies ended 2017 at a 23-month high (up 164K from 2016 year-end), in non-hurricane-impacted areas …
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Industrial space can support evolving retailer needs

This evolution also means that retailers in Colorado and across the country are thinking differently about their real estate needs. One emerging trend is the growing reliance on the industrial market for manufacturing, storage and distribution solutions as companies employ more e-commerce strategies.
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People in Business: Pat Wheway recognized for superior real estate sales

People in Business: Pat Wheway recognized for superior real estate sales

Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage is the largest residential real estate brokerage company in New England. With more than 4,000 affiliated sales associates and staff in approximately 90 office locations, the organization serves consumers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire and …
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11m real estate units in Egypt vacant: MENA for Development Consultancy

Fathallah Fawzy, chairperson of Mena for Development Consultancy, said that vacant real estate units in Egyptreached 11m, 40% of them within the old rental system, while the percentage in cities close to Cairo does not exceed 15-20%. Meanwhile, 10 Tooba for Applied Research on the Built …
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Real Estate Investment Tips for 2018

Most people are interested in being invested in real estate in some way. This could mean having a rental house, or several rental units. Maybe you opt to go with something more like a REIT, which allows you to invest without actually having to manage properties. Another option is to buy properties and …
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SAK sees demand-driven growth in real estate sector

SAK sees demand-driven growth in real estate sector

DOHA: Braving an unjust blockade imposed on Qatar by a few neighbouring countries, Qatar’s real estate sector witnessed a high growth rate, both in terms of value and numbers in 2017. The entry of a large number of citizens from foreign countries, and the approval of a draft law that allows non-Qataris …
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Real Estate Transfers & Paulding County Court Records

Shannon L. Hancock, Defiance, OH; O.V.I. refusal; Count C dismissed at state’s request. Catherine E. Trowbridge, Oakwood, OH; Assault, Count A; Defendant waived the preliminary hearing; Case shall be bound over to the Paulding County Common Pleas Court. Catherine E. Trowbridge, Oakwood, OH …
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Going hard tonight: Super Bowl LII is the priciest event to date

Super Bowl LII will be remembered as the most expensive Super Bowl in the event’s history to date, according to Bloomberg. Tickets were going for the highest average prices on the books — $6,598 as compared to just over $4,000 last year, but the party’s just getting started for Minneapolis. The city has …
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Yellen Calls Prices `High' for Stocks, Commercial Real Estate

Yellen Calls Prices `High’ for Stocks, Commercial Real Estate

Outgoing Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said U.S. stocks and commercial real estate prices are elevated but stopped short of saying those markets are in a bubble. Janet Yellen. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg. “I don’t want to say too high, but I do want to say high,” Yellen said on CBS’s …
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Top 10 Brooklyn Real Estate Listings: Modern Condos and Period Details

The most popular listings on Brownstoner this week include a modern condo in Williamsburg, a large and luxurious two-family in Crown Heights and the quirky Carrol Gardens home of “Girls” star Jemima Kirke. Crown Heights and Williamsburg were popular this week, with the rest of the listings in …
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Not your average real estate broker

Metro Brokers of Oklahoma was founded a decade ago by a group of realtors who wanted to bring a different set of values to real estate. Apparently, their vision to combine broker autonomy with high ethical standards has paid off. According to a ranking report of 2017 calendar year numbers, Metro …
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$2.6M deal for office building to give Hugg & Hall new LR headquarters

$2.6M deal for office building to give Hugg & Hall new LR headquarters

The seller was North Hills Rental Real Estate LLC. Scott Campbell and his wife, Margaret, are members of Campbell Real Estate. Campbell Real Estate borrowed slightly more than $1 million from The Capital Bank in Little Rock to help finance the purchase of the veterinary clinic at 7805 Arkansas 107.
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Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (PEI) Given Consensus Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust logo Shares of Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust (NYSE:PEI) have received a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eleven analysts that are presently covering the firm, Marketbeat Ratings reports. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a …
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2018 outlook for real estate in Greeley for single-family, multi-family and commercial markets

A strong job market and low unemployment rate is always a positive note for real estate, according to Chalice Springfield, CEO and managing broker for Sears Real Estate, 2021 Clubhouse Drive. When people have strong job employment, they’re more apt to qualify for and purchase a home, she said.
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Real estate market set for rebound in 2018

Real estate market set for rebound in 2018

According to the faculty members of the Nigeria Real Estate Investment and Exhibition (NREIE), a think-tank for the real estate market, the sector has enjoyed significant growth over the last decade even amidst the shortcomings of finance, know-how and right operatives. High-rise office buildings are …
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4796 FM 79 Paris, Texas 75460

Home on 10 acres with large scattered oaks. Living has a wood burning stove. Kitchen/dining combo. Vinyl trim. Pond. Barn. Shed. Storage building. Covered patio on back of the house. Storm cellar. Click here to see the full listing. Price: $179,000. New House? If you need a custom gate or gate …
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Why a Boston insurer is trying to sell off its RE stakes

Boston-based Liberty Mutual Insurance is trying to cash out of real estate and private equity as the stock market’s past year of rallying presented the right prices. The insurer is taking bids on about $1 billion of these assets, according to the Wall Street Journal — and Liberty isn’t the only player making …
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All Things Real Estate: Pool companies fall under Home Improvement Act

All Things Real Estate: Pool companies fall under Home Improvement Act

Q: We have always wanted a pool and with the housing prices finally going up and leaving us with some equity we’ve been able to refinance and take out enough money to build it. We called several pool companies. Each of them sent a representative out to talk to us about their pools. They provided …
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Solano Real Estate Scene: Is your pre-approval still valid?

If you’ve followed this column for any period of time, you likely know that our advice is to get pre-approved before embarking on your new home search. With the inventory the way it is, the time spent looking for that new house may be a little longer than you expected. The question that must be asked, are …
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Real estate transfers from Feb. 3, 2018

Janice L. Bain, administrator of the estate of Robert J. Bain Jr., to Janice L. Bain; property at 449 Urey School Road., Mill Creek Township; computed value: $66,562.50. • Bayview Loan Servicing LLC, to Rita Ferringer; property in Sharon; $38,555. • Reverse Mortgage Solutions Inc. to Matthew and …
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Real estate notes, Feb. 3, 2018

Real estate notes, Feb. 3, 2018

LITCHFIELD — William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty recently announced that the firm was involved in the highest residential sales of 2017 in eight towns throughout Litchfield County, and additionally that the firm is currently No. 1 in dollar volume, sold units and in sales over $1 million or more, …
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Former real estate agent sentenced to brief jail stay for stealing about $30K in company money

Ainza was originally indicted for misusing more than $27,000 as a real estate agent for Coldwell Banker Race Realty (also known as Race Realty), but Menendez said during sentencing that one exhibit in the case estimated the amount to be around $31,000. Ainza said in court that she was confident …
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Annapolis man sentenced to 4 years in prison for real estate, credit card fraud

An Annapolis man was sentenced to four years in prison after he pleaded guilty to wire fraud and identity theft related to schemes to defraud real estate agents and to steal credit card information. The Department of Justice wrote in a release that Joseph R. Dominici, 31, was sentenced on Tuesday as …
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The Fabulous Real Estate Of Minnesota Vikings Owner Zygi Wilf

The Fabulous Real Estate Of Minnesota Vikings Owner Zygi Wilf

The future of the project was called into question after the two ran into some legal trouble in 2013, which resulted in a payment of $84.5M to two former business partners who were found to have been defrauded by the Wilfs in a real estate deal during the 1980s, USA Today reports. While the verdict …
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Timbaland’s Miami Mansion Taken Off Market After Reported Real Estate Rumble

Recent events surrounding Grammy-winning record producer Timbaland’s real estate dealings may make him want to say, “Give It to Me.” Timbaland, who has collaborated with Justin Timberlake, JAY Z, and Missy Elliott, is having trouble selling his Miami mansion, which was most recently on the market …
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The top NYC real estate events next week

On Feb. 6, make an appearance at the B’nai B’rith February luncheon from noon to 2 p.m. at the Cornell Club, 6 East 44th Street. Come for a luncheon discussing the impact of the new tax law on real estate. Robert Klein of BDO and Amy Rosenthal of BDO will provide the keynote speeches at the event.
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US Real Estate Looks Good to Canadian Investors

US Real Estate Looks Good to Canadian Investors

The real estate arm of Canadian insurer Great-West Lifeco Inc. is making its first move into the U.S., acquiring EverWest Real Estate Partners LLC to gain access to the larger market and help clients diversify their property portfolios.
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Vail area real estate sales top $2 billion for first time since 2007

The Park Hyatt Beaver Creek was the largest single real estate transaction in 2017 at $145.5 million. Total sales in 2017 exceeded $2 billion for the first time since 2007. It’s taken a decade for Eagle County’s real estate market to get back to levels set during the boom years between 2005 and 2007.
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Priscilla Bretschger, 91, teacher and real estate broker

Priscilla Bretschger, a substitute teacher and real estate broker, died Saturday in Canterbury Woods, Amherst, after five months of hospice care. She was 91. Born in Buffalo, the former Priscilla Bassett was a 1944 graduate of Buffalo Seminary and a 1949 graduate of Cornell University, where she …
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Marijuana-Related Real Estate Might Pay Off for HNW Investors. But at What Risk?

Marijuana-Related Real Estate Might Pay Off for HNW Investors. But at What Risk?

Warehouses are the most prominent asset type for real estate investors plunging into the marijuana industry, but retail shops, greenhouses and cropland also should be on their radar, Dayton says. A report recently released by Denver-based Integra Realty Resources Inc. predicts demand for industrial …
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Big fight pits Legislature vs. universities over real estate deals, tax breaks

Tim Lawless, president of Commercial Real-estate Executives for Economic Development (CREED), backs the bill saying the university real estate deals have an unfair competitive advantage over those struck on private land. “We support HB 2280 on the policy grounds that it is patently unfair for one …
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Real Estate Extra Home of the Month: Mason City home overflows with space, light

The three-bedroom, three-bathroom ranch-style home is located at 2347 Ping Court in Mason City. ARIAN SCHUESSLER, The Globe Gazette · Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. The recently completed twin home at 2347 Ping Court in Mason City is a light-filled residence with an open floor plan, …
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Real estate assessments increase in Chesterfield and Henrico

Real estate assessments increase in Chesterfield and Henrico

Henrico’s finance director, Ned Smither, said the combined average of this year’s residential and commercial real estate tax assessments were 4.7 percent higher than they were last year. That translates to about $1.7 billion added to Henrico’s tax base, which now stands at $37.9 billion. Last year …
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Long Lake real estate firm moves from partnering to developing own projects

“A lot of people who want to do stuff in real estate start with friends and family, but they might only be able to do one project a year that way,” said Kent Roers. “Our objective was not just to find these kind of investors, but to keep on finding them. We do six projects per year, all with investor financing.
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Marcus Investments sees opportunity in retail real estate

Managers at Berengaria Development LLC in Milwaukee, which recently bought the Grafton Commons shopping center for $33.5 million, are finding opportunity in retail real estate where others perhaps see risk. The 3rd Ward business is the real estate arm of Marcus Investments, the eight-year-old …
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Heard on the Street: Wabasha real estate firm to launch Rochester office

Heard on the Street: Wabasha real estate firm to launch Rochester office

A family-owned Wabasha real estate business is working on plans to open a Rochester office. Weichert Realtors – Jewson Properties, owned by Jay Jewson and his mother, Bree Jewson, is gearing up to open a sibling office in south Rochester. The firm currently has seven Realtors on staff. “We are …
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Carlyle Wins Tax Fight Over $465 Million Real-Estate Deal

14 ruling that there is no evidence to show that the affiliate, which is part of a Carlyle European real estate fund, should be considered as operating in France rather than in Luxembourg for tax purposes. As such, Cerep Imprimerie, can’t be taxed as if it also has a permanent base in France, as requested …
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Real Estate Money Machine – 33% Cash Flow Yield

Despite the market telling me that I am wrong, I continue to believe that class B mall REITs are more opportunistic than ever before. The latest dividend cut of CBL led to another round of market panic – causing share prices to plunge and dividend yields to shoot up as high as 14.5%. The CBL mall …
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HMC Real Estate Team Spins Off to Bain Capital

HMC Real Estate Team Spins Off to Bain Capital

Harvard’s 22-person real estate team, led by Daniel W. Cummings, will continue managing the University’s more than $3.4 billion portfolio—but as Bain employees. The group may incorporate portfolios for other investors, the Boston Globe reported in December. HMC CEO N.P. “Narv” Narvekar first …
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Div School eyes real estate

The Yale Divinity School is seeking to expand its real estate by purchasing a single-family home near East Rock. Yale administrators Stephen Brown and Karen King presented preliminary plans for the acquisition of a two-story house next to its current campus at a meeting of the East Rock Community …
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Real Estate in Maine

Real estate is Maine’s # 2 driver of GDP (behind only healthcare). But, there is still a shortage of real estate agents in our area. Maine also has one of the highest home ownership rates in the nation. But many of those homes are energy-inefficient, very old, and expensive to maintain. What does that …
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Can Taylor Swift 'Shake Off' a Real Estate Lawsuit Gone Horribly Wrong?

Can Taylor Swift ‘Shake Off’ a Real Estate Lawsuit Gone Horribly Wrong?

Taylor Swift may know how to belt out hits, but can she “shake off” a real estate deal that landed her management team in a million-dollar lawsuit? Real estate brokerage Douglas Elliman is suing three firms representing the pop star—Firefly Entertainment, 13 Management, and Euro Tribeca—for breach …
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Kewaunee County real estate records now available online

KEWAUNEE – A new service being provided by the Kewaunee County Register of Deeds is giving the public the option to purchase copies of real estate records online at any time. The public can find a link to records by clicking “Real Estate Search & Copies” under the Quick Links section on the …
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Farm Credit Watch: Tax Bill Reduced FCS’s Competitive Edge in Real Estate Lending

One unintended effect of the wide-ranging tax legislation Congress enacted last month was a slight reduction in the competitive edge the FCS has long had for loans secured by real estate. The profits FCS institutions earn on real estate loans have always been exempt from federal and state income …
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Why NYCB Q4 Earnings Could Spell Good News For Commercial Real Estate Finance In New …

Why NYCB Q4 Earnings Could Spell Good News For Commercial Real Estate Finance In New …

New York Community Bancorp reported a 24% increase Wednesday in its net income for Q4 2017, indicating the bank holding company is continuing the growth that began in Q3 and heralding a possible jump in commercial real estate financing – especially for multifamily properties – in New York City …
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Startup real estate brokerage opens new office

A 15-month-old real estate brokerage firm started by a Miami transplant is growing so rapidly that it’s opening a new office on Main Street that is eight times the size of its former suite. Own NY Real Estate, founded by Jody Desnoyer in November 2016, started with a small team but now has 12 agents, …
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Can David Kelly Save Wheeler Real Estate?

But Wheeler Real Estate (WHLR) management usually finds a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory. Finally, it appears that the directors have had enough. Jon Wheeler has been replaced by David Kelly as the chief executive officer and president. This was bound to happen. But the replacement …
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BRIEF-Meiho Enterprise sells real estate properties

BRIEF-Meiho Enterprise sells real estate properties

BRIEF-Meiho Enterprise sells real estate properties. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Jan 31 (Reuters) – Meiho Enterprise Co Ltd. * Says it sells a Tokyo-based real estate property and a Chiba-based real estate property on Jan. 31, at undisclosed price. Source text in Japanese: goo.gl/4Ra4mF; goo.gl/EegNks.
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Barbara Le Pine joins Advantage Real Estate

NEWPORT — Advantage Real Estate in Newport recently announced the addition of Barbara Le Pine as the company’s newest broker. Although she is new to Advantage Real Estate, Le Pine is no newcomer to the industry or to Lincoln County. She first started in the real estate business in California in …
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Alexandria Real Estate Equities’ (ARE) CEO Joel Marcus on Q4 2017 Results – Earnings Call …

Hello and welcome to the Alexandria Real Estate Equities Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2017 Conference Call. All participants will be in listen-only mode. [Operator Instructions] After today’s presentation, there will be an opportunity to ask questions. [Operator Instructions] Also, please note this event is …
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The Truth About Technology and the Role of a Real Estate Agent

The Truth About Technology and the Role of a Real Estate Agent

RPR-techtruthNARPulse@2x NAR PULSE—In the last 15 years, the “golden age of consumerism” has ushered in unprecedented access to real estate data, yet the perceived value of working with a REALTOR® has skyrocketed. Why and how? Find out here! 2018 NAR Member Orientation Video and …
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Submit nominations now for Best Real Estate Deals

31. To qualify for the awards, all real estate deals or projects must have been started in 2017 or completed in 2017. All properties must be in Dallas, Collin, Tarrant, Denton or adjoining counties. The DBJ will be recognizing the area’s top brokers in office, retail, industrial, multifamily and investment sales.
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RealtyShares Digitally Links Capital And Real Estate Investments

Unlike other real estate investing platforms, RealtyShares is a comprehensive investment platform allowing investors to diversify across investment type (i.e. debt or equity), geographies, operators, strategies and asset types. The platform offers investment opportunities across office, hospitality, medical …
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Invesco Real Estate Closes Senior and Mezzanine Loans in California, Texas, and Washington …

Invesco Real Estate Closes Senior and Mezzanine Loans in California, Texas, and Washington …

ATLANTA, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Invesco Real Estate, the global real estate team at Invesco Ltd., announced today that it has recently participated in $252 million of total financings, originating and closing five loans as part of its rapidly expanding commercial real estate lending platform.
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CPPIB, Longfor Properties to Create Mixed-Use China Real Estate Projects

The $328 billion Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) and Longfor Properties Co. Ltd., are set to extend their partnership by including two new mixed-use real estate development projects in Chengdu and Shanghai, China. The 740,000-square-meter Chengdu project—located in the Eastern …
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Changes In Commercial Real Estate Are Rewriting Landlord Rules For The 21st Century

The digital transformation is more than just another buzzword. As the millennial workforce prepares for middle age, Gen Z is now also entering the workplace and continuing the drive for better technology and mobility. The future of commercial real estate is forcing landlords to evolve and meet a new set …
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BRIEF-GFA acquires real estate property WISE OWL HOSTELS SHIBUYA

BRIEF-GFA acquires real estate property WISE OWL HOSTELS SHIBUYA

BRIEF-GFA acquires real estate property WISE OWL HOSTELS SHIBUYA. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Jan 30 (Reuters) – GFA Co Ltd. * Says it acquires real estate property WISE OWL HOSTELS SHIBUYA and takes loan of 500 million yen to fund the acquisition on Jan. 30. Source text in Japanese: …
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Wanda Puts Two US Real Estate Projects Up for Sale

The sales are the latest in a wave of real estate disposals by Wanda in recent months to raise money, amid rising Chinese government scrutiny of how it financed a decade-long overseas expansion into luxury real estate and entertainment assets. Wanda has agreed to sell its interests in real estate …
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BRIEF- Shochiku to merge with real estate firm

BRIEF- Shochiku to merge with real estate firm. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Jan 30(Reuters) – Shochiku Co Ltd. * Says it plans to merge with a Tokyo-based real estate firm, which will be wholly owned by the company on Feb. 22. * Merger effective March 26. * Says the real estate firm will be dissolved …
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Welcome to West County Real Estate

Welcome to West County Real Estate

Welcome to West County Real Estate … Each week, we’ll be choosing newly listed properties in West Count to show what’s available for new homebuyers, those looking to make a move to a new … We may even exhibit an interesting or extravagant estate as they come across our desk – check back often.
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Red States vs. Blue States: What’s the State of the Union in 2018 Real Estate?

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address, the annual check-in for the head of state to outline how the country is doing and what he’s planning for the year ahead. Here at realtor.com®, we thought we’d do something similar—but for real estate, of course.
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RentSpree honors Malibu real estate agents, brokerages

RentSpree honors Malibu real estate agents, brokerages … Event sponsors (left to right) Paul Sirisuphang, RentSpree co-founder; KJ Margolis, Bank of America Senior Lending Officer; Danielle Dutcher, 4 Malibu Real Estate Partner; and Michael Lucarelli, RentSpree co-founder, gather for a photo.
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Asia Real Estate People in the News 2018-01-29

Asia Real Estate People in the News 2018-01-29

Donald Han has been named as chief executive officer of Sabana Real Estate Investment Management, the manager of Singapore-listed Sabana Shariah Compliant Industrial REIT. The property veteran joins the real estate investment trust following a strategic review prompted by complaints about the …
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Sheriff: Couple forges real estate transaction, move into property

QUEENSBURY – A couple allegedly forged a receipt for a property transaction on Route 149 and then tried to ban the owner from the property, Warren County Sheriff’s Office said. On Sunday, deputies responded to a complaint from Dylan Johnson, 23, who said that the previous owner of his property …
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Sheriff: Couple forges real estate transaction, move into property

During the investigation, Warren County Sheriff deputies learned that no real estate transaction took place and that Johnson alleged forged the receipt in an attempt to obtain ownership of the property. Johnson was charged with the felony forgery as well as providing a false instrument and falsely …
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Four Predictions for Student Housing in 2018

Four Predictions for Student Housing in 2018

Overall, demand for this property type—from a wide variety of investment sources–remains steady, and the sector will see demand from a wider variety of buyers, says Ryan Burke, senior analyst at real estate research firm Green Street Advisors. “There’s more capital coming into this space,” Burke says.
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The Subway Is Next Door. Should New Yorkers Pay Extra for That?

Ever since August Belmont Jr. arranged the financing for a four-track “underground railroad” more than a century ago, the subway has fueled New York City’s economy, delivering workers from homes in distant neighborhoods to jobs in Manhattan and enriching landlords and real estate developers near …
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48 Capitol Hill units planned near light rail station

Redevelopment plans have been filed for 121 11th Ave., two blocks east of Capitol Hill Station. Memphis-based Lexington Asset Management, which does not yet own the property, is proposing a 48-unit apartment building with 28 parking spaces below grade. Local firm Hybrid Architecture prepared the …
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Real estate'll be investors' hub this year – Experts

Real estate’ll be investors’ hub this year – Experts

Experts have identified the real estate industry as one of the potential revenue drivers for the country’s economy this year. This, they based on the industry’s performance so far as well as outlook for the rest of the year, adding that though the economy fell into recession in 2016, the exit from recession in …
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CBRC pledges to contain real estate bubble in 2018

The China Banking Regulatory Commission said it will focus on controlling the resident leverage ratio and contain the real estate bubble for the year ahead, Economic Information Daily reported. In response to the Central Economic Work Conference held at the end of 2017, during which the government …
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Netanyahu: Trump family real estate background could forge peace

“The thing that people don’t realize is that these people have made their mark in the markets in real estate,” Netanyahu told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria’s in an interview that aired Sunday. Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner, a New York real estate developer, is handling Middle East relations. ​And the …
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Financial gaps pushes real estate developers to seek new finance channels

Financial gaps pushes real estate developers to seek new finance channels

“Most of the real estate investment companies and real estate developers turn to banks because their capital is not enough on one hand, and most companies sell their units on longer terms with fewer down payments on the other hand,” said Omar El–Shenety, founder and managing director of Multiples …
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TransUnion exec talks credit scores and real estate

This photo provided by TransUnion shows John Danaher, president of consumer interactive at the credit bureau. It may be winter now, but the spring house-hunting season is just ahead. Danaher says that makes this the perfect time for home-seekers who want the best terms and rates on a mortgage to …
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TransUnion exec talks credit scores and real estate

It may be winter now, but the spring house-hunting season is just ahead. John Danaher, president of consumer interactive at credit bureau TransUnion, says that makes this the perfect time for home-seekers who want the best terms and rates on a mortgage to take control of their credit. TransUnion is …
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Real Estate Transfers: Jan. 28, 2018

Real Estate Transfers: Jan. 28, 2018

Three tracts in the 4000 block of Windy Hollow Road, Gary and Margaret Boswell to Jeffrey and Pamela Bittel, $383,000. 531 Catalina Drive, Glenn and Mary Powell to Jeffrey and Christina Mattingly, $127,500. 4506 Loftwood Drive, estate of Eva Birkhead to Damon and Patricia Brandle and Whitni …
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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Waterview Estates LLC to Newview Investment Properties LLC, Ls21-22 B1, Waterview Estates, $530,000. Eric A. and Leslie P. Britton to Stacie Wickliffe, 5211 Stonewall Road, Little Rock. L3 B25, Newton- Pulaski Heights, $500,000. ATG Properties LLC to Nova Scotia Properties LLC, 5918 Lee Ave., …
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Company buys 90 acres in west LR for 140-house development

“I think they realized [none of them] were going to move back home, and the property is in the path of growth,” Hurley said. Johnny Mitchum of Keller Williams Realty was the listing agent for the Pehrson family. Smith’s construction company is also building a smaller housing development known as Piper …
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Seth Meyers and Michael Fuchs do a deal

Seth Meyers and Michael Fuchs do a deal

Late night host Seth Meyers officially sold his 1,000 square foot apartment with a real fireplace, chef-quality kitchen and a sunken living room to RFR Holding’s co-founder Michael Fuchs. The apartment went into contract last year and was listed at $4.5 million, however settled just a little short at $4.35 …
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The UK’s top markets for investors

According to a new report by Private Finance, Nottingham and Liverpool are the best spots to invest in real estate. Both cities have average rental yields of about 6 percent thus far in 2018, bringing them to the top of the 50 cities surveyed for the report, according to Mansion Global. Though the two cities …
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California Boasts 13 of 20 ‘Hottest’ Real Estate Markets in January

California was home to 13 of the nation’s 20 “hottest” housing markets in January, with San Diego ranking sixth, according to new data from Realtor.com. In San Diego, the typical home was on the market just 46 days, compared to 89 days nationally. In San Jose, the center of Silicon Valley, the market …
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Solano Real Estate Scene: Age, gender not an issue in real estate

Solano Real Estate Scene: Age, gender not an issue in real estate

Tom Brady is defying the odds and has a chance to win his sixth Super Bowl at age 40. Kathryn Bigelow busted through the glass ceiling in Hollywood in 2010 when she became the first female to win an Academy Award for best director for “The Hurt Locker.” One of the great things about being a real …
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Developer Dan Hoffler sells part of sprawling Eastern Shore estate for $3 million

Hoffler, chairman of Virginia Beach-based Armada Hoffler, sold 31 acres of his sprawling 130-acre Point Farm property in Cape Charles for $3.09 million last year, according to his real estate agent, Susan Pender with Berkshire Hathaway Towne Realty. The sale, which happened about six months ago, …
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All Things Real Estate: Report Realtor’s behavior

Q: I think I got taken advantage of and there’s probably nothing you can do to help me, but my wife says I should ask you anyway, so here goes. My wife and I were considering selling our house in July. We called a Realtor, mostly just to see what the house was worth so we could decide if we really …
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