Inaugural real estate summit signals strengthening commercial market

Inaugural real estate summit signals strengthening commercial market

Real estate developers in the Northeast are bored with the back seat. And some see an upcoming summit to put brokers, builders and bankers on the …
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Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of May 20

The program features nationally known speakers and is designed to enhance skills to better serve the community and the real estate industry.
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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded April 16-April 20: E Z Mart Stores Inc. to National Retail Properties LP, L7 …
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Redfin Advances Its Assault on the Real Estate Industry

Redfin Advances Its Assault on the Real Estate Industry

Redfin’s (NASDAQ:RDFN) first-quarter results show that the technology-powered residential real estate brokerage continues to gain share in the $31.8 …
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London calling: Now’s the time to buy

If you’d like to call the same city as Meghan Markle home, there’s no better time to buy a luxury property on the other side of the pond, according to …
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Routt County real estate transactions for May 11 to 17, 2018

Price: $479,000. Property Description: 2,084-square-foot, three-bedroom, 2 1/2-bath, single-family residence on 1.15 acres of land, Filing 1, Lot 120, …
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In commercial real estate deals, how do you settle a dispute between agents?

In commercial real estate deals, how do you settle a dispute between agents?

Akin to the wild, wild, West, commercial real estate agents are sometimes referred to as cowboys (I’m not certain why). Maybe it’s our entrepreneurial …
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Here’s why plans to legalize pot have brokers’ phones “ringing off the hook”

Commercial real estate brokers are getting ready to inhale deeply. Cannabis retailers preparing to open up shop once Canada’s legal pot market …
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After a real-estate deal that triggered $1000 rent hikes, Oakland families face eviction

OAKLAND — With its crumbling popcorn ceilings, cracked tile and worn carpeting, the apartment Rafael Luna and Evelia Cruz have called home for …
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ON REAL ESTATE:

ON REAL ESTATE:

Today, in real estate, we are suffering from a massive shortage in inventory. It’s not that there is a shortage of homes, just a shortage of people looking …
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Top 100 In Real Estate Lifetime Achievement Award Recipient: Eddie Flores, Jr.

Many people make the common mistake of thinking that Eddie Flores, Jr.’s first business was L & L Drive-In, but real estate is where it all began for the …
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VR, Drones changing the face of real estate in WNY

CLARENCE, N.Y. (WKBW) – Using videos to sell homes has a large advantage. “Realtors who use videos actually have 403% more inquiries than …
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Swift Real Estate Partners snags $150M financing for El Segundo office buy

Swift Real Estate Partners snags $150M financing for El Segundo office buy

Swift Real Estate Partners landed a $150 million loan from ACORE Capital to fund its acquisition of a three-building office complex in El Segundo.
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Data Centers Take Center Stage in Real-Estate Investing

Does this mean real estate is a no-go zone now? Not if you know where to look, according to Burl East, portfolio manager of the $318 million …
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Data Centers Take Center Stage in Real-Estate Investing

The Real Estate Select Sector SPDR Fund (XLRE), made up of more than 30 real-estate investment trusts (REITs) across different subsectors, saw a …
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As Reps Sign on, Real Estate Sector Throws Caution Flag on Housing Bill

As Reps Sign on, Real Estate Sector Throws Caution Flag on Housing Bill

Supporters of a developing House land use, smart growth and housing production bill say 54 House members have signed on as supporters, but real …
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Seacoast real estate sees ‘modest’ April

PORTSMOUTH — April marked what the Seacoast Board of Realtors described as a “modest” beginning to the spring season of residential real estate …
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Ones to Watch: Real Estate, Architecture, Engineering, Construction

Rita Bender and her team of real estate agents recently joined the Huntington office of Daniel Gale Sotheby’s International Realty. Bender, who has …
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Coachella Valley shopping center developer arrested on federal bribery charge

Coachella Valley shopping center developer arrested on federal bribery charge

A real estate developer linked to a pair of Coachella Valley shopping centers has been arrested on federal bribery charge. Federal prosecutors in the …
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Top D-FW commercial real estate deals for the week of May 14

Windward Partners VII purchased a 29,150-square foot office building at 4525 Lemmon Avenue in Dallas’ Oak Lawn neighborhood. The 3-story …
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12 Things You Need To Know About North Texas Real Estate

Everyone wants to move to Texas, what former President George W. Bush calls “The Promised Land.” And really, it is. Texas welcomed 400,000 new …
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More Than a Third of Real Estate Deals Fall Through in the UK

More Than a Third of Real Estate Deals Fall Through in the UK

Over one-third of real estate deals fell through in the U.K. during the first three months of the year, according to a report Thursday by Market Financial …
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Real estate appreciation event held in South Fork

In addition, realtor Connie Goodnight representing the Freeman Group’s real estate interests debuted the six lots coming on the market.
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MEREDA Index: Real estate activity reaches record in first quarter

The MEREDA Index, a quarterly measure of real estate activity in Maine, reached a new record through the first quarter of 2018, driven primarily by …
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'He can take all day': Officers shut down neighbor after 911 called on black real estate investor

‘He can take all day’: Officers shut down neighbor after 911 called on black real estate investor

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis real estate investor inspecting a house he was purchasing says he was harassed by a neighbor who called police on …
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Supervisor questions real estate firm’s credibility as tenants call for investigation into “corporate …

A San Francisco supervisor questioned the credibility of one of The city’s largest commercial real estate firms at a hearing Wednesday sparked by …
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‘Dirty Money’ Impacting South Florida Real Estate Market

Terri Sanchez dreams of owning her own place in her hometown of Miami. But the single mom and teacher, who works extra jobs to make ends meet, …
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Ex-CEO's sprawling real estate empire comes crashing down in alleged $300M scheme

Ex-CEO’s sprawling real estate empire comes crashing down in alleged $300M scheme

From his perch as chief executive officer of Constellation Healthcare Technologies, prosecutors say, Parmjit “Paul” Parmar was able to amass real …
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Woman Who Called Cops on Black Real Estate Investor Claims She Is Not Racist

Michael Hayes, a real estate investor, was inspecting and taking photos of a home he was interested in buying in Memphis, Tennessee, on May 5 …
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Columbus in a ‘goldilocks’ real estate market, but problems developing

Now is a good time to be in Columbus real estate. At its annual state of real estate forum on Wednesday, SVN’s Columbus brokerage group said the …
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Dallas Real Estate Agents on How to Sell Your Home Fast

Dallas Real Estate Agents on How to Sell Your Home Fast

According to Zillow, May is the best month to sell your home in Dallas. We asked top local real estate agents how you should invest $25,000 to get the …
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Is Chicago Experiencing a Historic Preservation Crisis?

Despite the 2015 passage of a new landmark district in the area to protect buildings exactly like this one, the property somehow slipped through the …
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Why This Real Estate Investor Is In It for the Long Run

Tawan Davis doesn’t like to call himself a landlord. “I hate that word,” says the chief executive of real estate firm Steinbridge Group. Never mind that …
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Woman who reported real estate investor as trespasser: 'nothing racist about it'

Woman who reported real estate investor as trespasser: ‘nothing racist about it’

A video of a white Memphis woman who called police on a black real estate investor and reported him as a trespasser has gone viral online.
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Residents speak out on proposed real estate tax hike in Franklin County

ROCKY MOUNT — Citizens packed the Franklin County Government Center on Tuesday night to weigh in on a proposed 7-cent hike to the real estate …
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Andreatta: What Robert Morgan knew and when in real estate investigation

If Bob Morgan read his emails from his nephew, who happens to be vice president of his real estate development company, he might have known his …
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CBRE Group CEO: In my whole career, 'we've never been this deep into an expansion and had so …

CBRE Group CEO: In my whole career, ‘we’ve never been this deep into an expansion and had so …

Jim Cramer sits down with CBRE Group President and CEO Bob Sulentic to get his take on the real estate market and how his company is leveraging …
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BRIEF-Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust Qtrly AFFO Per Unit $0.24

May 15 (Reuters) – Inovalis Real Estate Investment Trust : * INOVALIS REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST ANNOUNCES Q1 2018 FINANCIAL …
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City sees to sell more downtown real estate

“The general idea would be that it’s prime commercial real estate,” Pagan said. “It’s being underutilized, and it would make a great site for another …
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Honoree spotlight: From car valet to real estate hot shot

Honoree spotlight: From car valet to real estate hot shot

An advertising and public relations major at the University of Arkansas, Harris first got his start in real estate on the retail side at The Staubach Co., …
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This Woman Turned Her Obsession with Cheap Old Houses into Instagram Stardom and a Full …

“They had a really hard time finding a realtor who knew how to sell it,” Finkelstein says. Real estate agents, she says, weren’t marketing the home to …
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Best And Worst Q2 2018: Real Estate ETFs And Mutual Funds

The Real Estate sector ranks tenth in Q2’18. Based on an aggregation of ratings of 18 ETFs and 202 mutual funds. REM is our top-rated Real Estate …
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Real estate attorney, broker for court today

Real estate attorney, broker for court today

A real estate broker was yesterday charged in connection with the alleged attempted sale of a property by attorney Jennifer Messado, who has also …
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Is the impact on post-Brexit real estate investment overstated?

A year on from triggering Article 50, “uncertainty” remains a key buzzword across the UK real estate sector, but its impact on investor appetite looks …
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Ada County Real Estate Became Slightly More Affordable In April

Ada County Real Estate Became Slightly More Affordable In April … according to Boise Regional Realtors, which tracks the local real estate market.
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Munger Tolles Nabs Skadden Real Estate Specialist in Los Angeles

Munger Tolles Nabs Skadden Real Estate Specialist in Los Angeles

Fatheree officially started working Monday at Munger Tolles as a partner in its real estate group. He was previously counsel at Skadden, which he …
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CalSTRS bets $300M on real estate with longtime partner, Divco

California’s massive teachers pension fund is pumping $300 million into commercial real estate, with a focus on the tech sector. The California State …
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FBI agents search offices of Rochester real estate developer

The address matches the office location of Morgan Communities, a real estate development firm run by Robert Morgan. Morgan, who is from the …
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Fauquier County real estate transfers for May 7-11

Fauquier County real estate transfers for May 7-11

Dollie E. Mitchell estate, by executor, to Marielis E. Nolasco and Aaron S. Mitchell, 1.8 acres, 7375 Rogues Road, near Nokesville, $310,000.
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Realtor News- May 13, 2018

Patricia Justice has been a real estate agent for more than 20 years. A native of Georgia, she celebrated her 21st birthday in Durango, bought a home …
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New commercial construction activity is in good health

The residential real estate market has been operating at full speed ahead for the last several years, but it’s taken a little bit longer for the commercial …
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Real estate speculators price out borough home buyers

Real estate speculators price out borough home buyers

The April 23 report, “How Real Estate Speculators are Targeting New York City’s Most Affordable Neighborhoods,” depicted which neighborhoods …
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Charleston-area commercial real estate sales

Chris Fraser and Leslie Fellabom of Avison Young represented Mazyck Holdings LLC in its $20 million sale of six properties on 2.01 acres at 475-485 …
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Charleston-area commercial real estate leases

Jon-Michael Brock of Lee & Associates represented Jeff Rodriguez in leasing 1,186 square feet of retail space at 36 Market St. The landlord was …
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WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust's (WPTIF) CEO Scott Frederiksen on Q1 2018 Results …

WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust’s (WPTIF) CEO Scott Frederiksen on Q1 2018 Results …

WPT Industrial Real Estate Investment Trust (OTCQX:WPTIF) Q1 2018 Earnings Conference Call May 10, 2018 9:00 AM ET. Executives.
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Miami firm pays $7.25M for Tallahassee shopping center

A Miami-based firm bought a shopping center in Tallahassee for $7.25 million. Miami-based Highline Real Estate Capital acquired the Capital West …
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Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. Named a 2018 Top Multi-Unit Franchise

Weichert Real Estate Affiliates, Inc. has been named one of 2018’s top multi-unit franchises in the U.S. by Franchise Business Review. The list is …
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Real estate transfers from May 13, 2018

Real estate transfers from May 13, 2018

REAL ESTATE TRANSFERS. These real estate transfers were recently: Mercer County Tax Claim Bureau, trustee, and Bruce A. Donahue and Eileen …
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Chinese developer gets four years in prison for bribing UN official

Billionaire Chinese real estate developer Ng Lap Seng was sentenced to four years in prison Friday for bribing diplomats, including the former …
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The IPO Outlook For The Week: Mobility, Real Estate And Tech Ed

The Honolulu-based blank-check company will acquire a real estate business for Trinity Investments. Plural Sight, Inc. (PS) will issue 20.7 million …
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Camping World affiliate buys Sherwood RV dealer in $6.3M deals

Camping World affiliate buys Sherwood RV dealer in $6.3M deals

River City Recreational World covers almost 11 acres on Warden Road, according to Pulaski County real estate records. The property was appraised …
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Dubai Real Estate Institute Concludes Successful Visit to Jordan

Dubai Real Estate Institute (DREI), the educational arm of Dubai Land Department (DLD), has concluded its successful business trip to Jordan.
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Residential real estate transfers, May 13

Lanoha Real Estate Co. Inc. to Rathjen, Mark T. and Lakatos-Rathjen, Claire R., 3404 S. 229th St., $194,000. AMC Properties LLC to Choice Homes …
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The Group Real Estate is finalist for innovation award

The Group Real Estate is finalist for innovation award

The Group Real Estate has been named a finalist for the Inman News Innovator Awards, which recognize the most innovative companies in the real …
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Routt County real estate transactions: May 4 to 10, 2018

Property Description: 747-square-foot, two-bedroom, two-bath condo, Building D, Unit 305 at Rockies condominiums. Last sold for $213,500 in 2015.
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Cal Ripken Jr.’s Reisterstown estate sells at auction

Cal Ripken Jr.’s Reisterstown estate sells at auction … in April 2017, and was taken off the market altogether in August, real estate listings show.
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Sewickley area real estate transactions released

Sewickley area real estate transactions released

Here are the latest Sewickley area real estate transactions: Aleppo. Albert Mendicino et al. sold property at 5 Crescent Ave. to Christopher and Caitlin …
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Real Estate Up & Comers: Matt Jarratt, Cushman & Wakefield

Matt Jarratt left active duty as a captain in the U.S. Marine Corps in 2014, where he served as a logistics officer, developing skills that also apply to real …
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The Bronx sheds image of urban blight, becomes latest target of New York City’s relentless …

In fact, DiBugnara told CNBC there has been so much revitalization that the South Bronx has even earned a nickname in real estate circles — “SoBro,” …
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ON REAL ESTATE: Interest rates dropped this week

ON REAL ESTATE: Interest rates dropped this week

People who work in the real estate industry, like myself, are always looking at the interest rates to see what the market will do next. So far, we’ve seen …
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Coshocton County Real Estate Transfers

April 4. 211 Leroy J. and Ada D. Miller to Owen and Barbara Beachy, Acct No: 008-249-00, 97.375 acres, Crawford Township, $150,000. April 6.
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Winchester Real Estate Transfers

These are the real estate transfers of $200,000 and more for Winchester for April, according to the Winchester Circuit Court. The transfers are listed by …
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Real Estate Up & Comers: Delmont “Del” Early III, Ackerman & Co.

Real Estate Up & Comers: Delmont “Del” Early III, Ackerman & Co.

Early, who had also earned a bachelors of business administration degree from Morehouse College, decided to become a real estate developer.
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Real Estate Transfers

Listed below is the date of the deed and the purchase price, based on real estate transfer tax paid. This list does not include sales of certain mobile …
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The top NYC real estate events next week

Tune in next week for a few events! On May 14, join us as we host our 11th Annual New York Showcase + Form from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the …
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New Real Estate Strategies Help Cloud Builders Grow Faster

New Real Estate Strategies Help Cloud Builders Grow Faster

“We’re not interested in tying up a lot of valuable real estate in a market where we’re doing really well,” Wojtaszek said on the company’s earnings call.
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Harvard Paid Former Head of Real Estate $23.8 Million in 2016

Dan Cummings, Harvard University’s former head of real estate, received $23.8 million in 2016, making him the highest paid employee at the …
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Real estate briefs: New lease deals in Upper Kirby, Greenway Plaza

The Patient Care Intervention Center has leased 5,130 square feet in the 3701 Kirby Drive building, founder and president Dr. David S. Buck …
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New Zealand real estate agent caught sleeping at house set up for auction

New Zealand real estate agent caught sleeping at house set up for auction

An Auckland real estate salesman busted spending the night at an apartment set for auction the next day has been found guilty of disgraceful conduct.
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New York Investment firm gobbling up real estate in north St. Louis County

If you live in north St. Louis County there’s a good chance your block has a growing number of rental properties. On Aspen Drive in Florissant, Paul Rutherford has noticed the trend. “There are more rental properties here than homeowners,” he said. Rutherford purchased his home in the mid-1970’s and …
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Real Estate Crowdfunding: MG Capital Migrates Investment Opportunity Online

Real estate crowdfunding continues to be a promising sector for both issuers of securities and investors in the space. It is an inevitability that property as an asset class will migrate to being available nearly 100% online. Easier for investors to participate and incredibly easier for platforms to manage the …
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Minto Seeks $156 Million in Canadian Real Estate IPO

Minto Seeks $156 Million in Canadian Real Estate IPO

Canadian real estate firm Minto Group Inc. is seeking to raise about C$200 million ($156 million) in an initial public offering expected to be filed in the …
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5 Ways to Earn 4% to 9% from Real-Estate Investment Trusts

The average real estate mutual fund is down 8.3% in 2018. That makes some REITs compelling bargains, with yields in the range of 4% to 9%.
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Iredell real estate transactions: April 29 through May 5

The following deeds were filed in the Iredell County Register of Deeds office from April 29 through May 5. For more information regarding specific plots …
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"Gluten Free Home" real estate sign riders are grabbing attention

“Gluten Free Home” real estate sign riders are grabbing attention

PHOENIX (KSAZ) – When people sell their home, they will want to draw attention to the house, and one Valley realtor has a clever way of doing just …
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Who has a ‘direct or indirect interest’ in real estate? It depends who you ask

City Council appears divided over what do about a provision of the city charter that requires two-thirds of the members of the Planning Commission to be “lay members” who are not “directly or indirectly connected with real estate or land development.” Activists opposed to CodeNEXT have filed a …
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5 real-estate investors sentenced in Bay Area bid rigging conspiracy

Five real-estate investors convicted in a conspiracy to rig bids at foreclosure auctions in the Bay Area were sentenced Tuesday to either prison or …
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BRIEF-SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust Releases First Quarter Results For 2018

BRIEF-SmartCentres Real Estate Investment Trust Releases First Quarter Results For 2018

SMARTCENTRES REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT TRUST – QTRLY FFO WITH ONE TIME ADJUSTMENT AND TRANSACTIONAL FFO $0.56 ON A PER …
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Real estate vets, use our interactive pipeline map to track new development across NYC

Keeping track of new development real estate projects in New York City is often as time consuming as it is complicated. Any construction work …
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Real estate prices on the rise, remain below county average in Braintree

The average price of residential and commercial real estate is on the rise in Norfolk County has jumped over 50 percent within a year, according to …
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Real estate advice: Variable rate commission must be disclosed in MLS

Real estate advice: Variable rate commission must be disclosed in MLS

Reader question: We want to share our variable rate commission experience. Our agent and the listing agent both wrote offers on the property. We are friends with one of the sellers’ children, and he told us the listing agent had agreed to cut his fee if he found the buyer. We informed our agent, and she …
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The world’s biggest private RE investor has a new boss

The Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, the world’s largest private investor in real estate, has named a new leader for its property division. Tom Arnold …
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House Hunting in … Norway

Since then, housing prices have steadily increased, said Carl O. Geving, the chief executive of the Norwegian Association of Real Estate Agents, with …
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BRIEF-Colony Northstar Credit Real Estate Q1 GAAP Loss Per Share $0.05

BRIEF-Colony Northstar Credit Real Estate Q1 GAAP Loss Per Share $0.05

May 8 (Reuters) – Colony Northstar Credit Real Estate Inc : * COLONY NORTHSTAR CREDIT REAL ESTATE, INC. ANNOUNCES FIRST QUARTER …
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Real Estate: Dream Homes

Real Estate: Dream Homes. Maybe you’re a proud member of the 1% looking for the ultimate dream home. Or, like us, you just like to dream. We found …
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Real Estate: Changing Trends

Real Estate: Changing Trends. As inventory dropped over 30% in the last year, trends in the Greater Boston market have changed drastically, and …
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Real Estate: North Hill

Real Estate: North Hill

… real estate expert; Starter townhouse in Hanover: Sconset Landing · Sharon Viens, broker; Starter home/ 74 Prospect Avenue, Lynnfield; Starter condo/321 Harvard Street, Cambridge: https://www.compass.com/agents/boston/bruce-irving/ and https://www.compass.com/agents/boston/john-bigelow/ …
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Real Estate Rumors: Hudson’s Bay, Ashkenazy, David Katz

Law360 (May 8, 2018, 7:50 PM EDT) — Private equity-backed Hudson’s Bay Co. and RioCan REIT have reached a deal to sell a downtown Vancouver flagship store for CA$675 million ($521.4 million), Reuters reported on Monday, citing a source with knowledge of the matter. The buyer, which Reuters …
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Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust Releases First Quarter 2018 Results

TORONTO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust (“Agellan” or the “REIT”) (TSX: ACR.UN):. NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES. Agellan Commercial Real Estate Investment Trust …
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Reno-Sparks real estate: 225 percent increase in luxury home sales

Reno-Sparks real estate: 225 percent increase in luxury home sales

We have seen trends go up and down for the past 40 years in real estate, and in my opinion, will continue to feel some pain with low inventory and …
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Graduate Real Estate Development students present inaugural capstones

The first cohort of students in the Master of Professional Studies in Real Estate Development program presented their capstone projects in April, just a …
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Ex-Tyco CFO sells condo at One Thousand Ocean in Boca Raton

Tyco’s ex-chief financial officer Mark H. Swartz is unloading yet another one of his real estate assets in Boca Raton. Property records show he and his …
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"Retail apocalypse is no hyperbole" says real estate economist

“Retail apocalypse is no hyperbole” says real estate economist

The changing shape of retail continues to batter the retail sector of commercial real estate. With ecommerce one of the fastest growing sectors, a report …
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Case Study: Blockchain Takes a Spin Around the Real-Estate Block

Blockchain technology is now helping one South American city with its real estate registry and the tracking of ownership. Name of organization: …
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Real Estate Experts Advocate for Technology in Property Management

With daily tasks ranging from managing work orders, to showing properties, the property manager’s to-do list is never ending. Compound this with …
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Why in the World Would You Pay All Cash for a Golf Course?

Why in the World Would You Pay All Cash for a Golf Course?

Real estate buyers usually like to spend as little of their own cash as possible. Big purchases often come with massive loans—like the $1.2 billion mortgage Kushner Cos. took out on its flagship 666 5th Ave. skyscraper when the president’s son-in-law purchased the building in 2007. This was especially …
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Longtime Portland real estate pros add prominent Lake Oswego office to portfolio for $27.9M

One of the storied names in Portland real estate has added a trophy office building to its metro-area portfolio. Melvin Mark Companies, which has been active in Rose City real estate since 1945, has partnered with Portland-based Becker Capital Management to buy Five Centerpointe in Lake Oswego for …
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What’s The Fixation With Timing the Real Estate Market?

Rising home prices and a squeeze on inventory has more millennial homebuyers and potential sellers looking at upgrading their home admitting to …
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Sewickley Herald real estate transactions

Sewickley Herald real estate transactions

Sewickley Herald real estate transactions. Realstats | Monday, May 7, 2018, 10:33 a.m.. Yarn from the shearing of the Dundee Farm sheep is for sale at the Sewickley Heights. Jasmine Goldband | Tribune-Review. Yarn from the shearing of the Dundee Farm sheep is for sale at the Sewickley Heights …
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How Cloud-Based Software Is Transforming the Commercial Real Estate Industry

Commercial real estate is an industry driven by huge volumes of data, making it uniquely positioned to benefit from broad-based cloud adoption. According to the McKinsey Global Institute, the world creates roughly 2.2 exabytes — that’s 2.2 billion gigabytes — of data every day. While this proliferation of …
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Blackstone to Acquire Gramercy Property in $7.6 Billion Deal

(Bloomberg)—Blackstone Group LP agreed to acquire Gramercy Property Trust, which owns industrial real estate in the U.S. and Europe, in a cash deal valued at $7.6 billion. Affiliates of Blackstone Real Estate Partners VIII will pay $27.50 for each Gramercy share, according to a statement Monday.
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Aldar acquires $1bn of real estate assets from TDIC

Aldar acquires $1bn of real estate assets from TDIC

In one of the largest real estate acquisitions in the history of the UAE, Aldar Properties has acquired a portfolio of prime real estate assets worth $1 billion (AED3.7bn) from the Tourism Development and Investment Company, Aldar announced on Monday. The acquisitions include locations in a number of …
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REIT CEOs See a Modest Pay Increase in 2017, as Industry Faces Lowered Returns

For example, regional mall REIT Simon Property Group opted not to pay out the company’s long-term incentive plan in 2017 because the mall REIT was below the threshold for its return metric, Kopsky notes. “This was an effort to contain cost due to the challenging conditions of the retail industry,” …
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Aldar acquires $1bn worth of Abu Dhabi real estate assets from TDIC

According to Aldar, its agreement with the tourism asset management and development arm of the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority is among the largest real estate acquisitions in the history of the UAE. Aldar’s newly acquired portfolio, located primarily on Saadiyat Island, consists of 14 …
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Why the Trump Organization became debt averse, as told by Eric Trump

Why the Trump Organization became debt averse, as told by Eric Trump

“He had incredible cash flow and built incredible wealth,” Trump told the Post. “He didn’t need to think about borrowing for every transaction. We invested in ourselves.” The strategy defies most contemporary thinking, namely that investors tend to prefer borrowing. “For privately held real estate firms, …
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Sean Hannity’s Guide to Real Estate

Sean Hannity pouts that he’s not getting credit for helping to solve the housing crisis. The Fox News “journalist,” using $17.9 million in mortgages subsidized with insurance from the Department of Housing and Urban Development, used shell companies to buy distressed properties. All perfectly legal, but …
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Berkshire Hathaway Epic Real Estate announces five new agents

Marshall, an 10-year real estate veteran, is licensed in both Wisconsin and Illinois. Marshall studied liberal arts at the University of Wisconsin-Parkside and has certificates in entrepreneurship and brain health. He currently is on the Government Affairs Committee and Professional Standards for the …
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SEC opens probe into Guggenheim over real estate transactions

SEC opens probe into Guggenheim over real estate transactions

At issue for the SEC’s enforcement division are three Los Angeles-based real estate transactions and a 2016 loan made by ABS Capital, which is owned by two Guggenheim alums, to BCBG Max Azria Group, The Wall Street Journal first reported, citing sources. The regulators are seeking documents …
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TH Real Estate Sells Bourke Street Building

Global fund manager TH Real Estate has sold its 50 per cent interest in a Mirvac-managed building in Melbourne. The real estate investment manager said in a statement that it had achieved its target investment returns on the at 699 Bourke Street asset. The Morgan Stanley Real Estate Investing …
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Hotel Buyers Hunt for Yield

However, the amount of hotel transactions has been declining overall since 2015, the busiest year in recent memory for commercial property sales. “We are going deeper into the real estate cycle… investment volume tends to slow down late in the real estate cycle as investments get harder,” says Kevin …
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Pan-Asia logistics real estate platform ESR poised for growth

Pan-Asia logistics real estate platform ESR poised for growth

As Japanese consumers embrace online shopping with increasing fervor, pan-Asia logistics real estate platform ESR is poised for exponential growth. In March, the company broke ground in Amagasaki, on the outskirts of Osaka, for what will become Japan’s largest distribution center, in December 2019 …
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Join Me In Buying This 8%-Yielding Commercial Real Estate Company

I have added to my existing long position in Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. (BXMT) last week as I believe the reward-to-risk ratio is very attractive at today’s price point. The real estate finance company is poised to benefit from the current rate hiking cycle through its large portfolio of floating-rate loans, …
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INTERACTIVE: Top 5 residential real estate sales in MetroWest

Here is a look at the top five residential real estate transactions this week as well as a listing of all of the transactions published so far this year. Caitlyn Kelleher Director of Multimedia @CMKelleher. #1 $2,200,000. 150 Garfield Road, Concord. BUYER: Kim M. Walsh. SELLER: Pomaw LLC. SALE DATE: …
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Luxury Real Estate Sales Slowing

Luxury Real Estate Sales Slowing

Luxury homes aren’t selling as fast as they used to, and owners are paying the price #tictocnews (Source: Bloomberg). Terms of Service Trademarks Privacy Policy ©2018 Bloomberg L.P. All Rights Reserved. Careers Made in NYC Advertise Ad Choices Website Feedback Help …
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Winters recognized for real estate performance

Jessi and Scott Winter, a top-producing real estate team with Real Living First Realty, were recognized with a national award for being a member of one of … The Winters are one of a select group of Real Living teams to reach this accomplishment; they were recognized with the Ruby Medallion Award.
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Real estate records, 04/15/18

Sonderegger, Theo B Estate to Frerichs, Anne Marie & William E, 1710 S 58th St., $178,000. South 77 … Vladimirs Real Estate Services Inc to Anthony, Michael D & Cary L, 8909 S 31st St., $392,500. … Brynnco Property Solutions LLC to Hansen, Joshua D & Mary L & Robert, 3248 Doane St., $102,000.
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Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of April 15

Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of April 15

“We’re so pleased to announce Ariel has joined the Long & Foster family,” said Gary Scott, president of Long & Foster Real Estate. “As the No. 1 brokerage in the Mid-Atlantic region, we operate with an agent-first mentality. We look forward to the energetic partnership Ariel has created by deciding to join …
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$4.2M in transactions redivide ownership of west LR shopping center

The John Ramsey and Mary Jim Ramsey family sold a portion of their ownership in the center to Hank Kelley, chief executive officer of Flake & Kelley Commercial Real Estate, and to a silent investment partner, Kelley said. The deals leave Kelley with a 46.6 percent ownership in the center, the Ramseys …
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REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

Pulaski County real estate transactions of $150,000 or more; deeds recorded March 12-16: The Village At Pleasant Valley LLC to Kelley Commercial Realty LLC, Interchange Addition, $2,517,000. The Village At Pleasant Valley LLC to VPV Properties LLC, Interchange Addition, $1,099,088.
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Paek looks at fair housing in Reading Real Estate column:

Paek looks at fair housing in Reading Real Estate column:

April 11 marks the 50th anniversary of the Fair Housing Act, President Lyndon Johnson signed into law in the riotous aftermath of Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination. The landmark legislation aimed to ensure equal housing opportunities regardless of race, religion or national origin. Gender, disability …
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RE tech firms take note: China’s VC activity is on track to surpass the US

Silicon Valley is no longer the mecca for venture capital funding it once was; Chinese VC firms are stepping up and signalling they could surpass their American counterparts. An analysis by the Wall Street Journal found that the funding available from VC companies based in China has increased by 15 …
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Routt County real estate transactions: April 6 to 12, 2018

Property Description: 1,434-square-foot, four-bedrooms, three-bath condo, Unit 204 at Sunflower at Steamboat Gondola condominiums. Last sold for $433,000 in 2004. Address: No address, Steamboat Springs. Seller: Flat Tops at Wildhorse Meadows LLC. Buyer: Andrew Mills. Date: April 6, 2018.
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10 Real Estate Pros at the Top of NYC's Market

10 Real Estate Pros at the Top of NYC’s Market

A flurry of $30 million-plus transactions — including the $39 million February sale of the Vanderbilt Mansion, which was owned by late Johnson & Johnson heiress Elizabeth Ross Johnson, to game developer Tianqiao Chen — can’t mask a hard New York real estate truth: Total sales across Manhattan …
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All Things Real Estate: Option agreement gives security to seller, tenants

Keep in mind real estate laws vary widely from state to state. Except for a few civil rights-based laws designed to ensure equal housing, and a few more laws concerning pollution standards, there are no federal real estate laws. How a state’s land is dealt with had always been left up to the individual …
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Dh58b total real estate transactions for Q1 2018

DUBAI: The Dubai Land Department, DLD, has revealed that real estate transactions in Dubai for the first three months of 2018 totalled Dh58 billion through 13,759 sales. Commenting on the announcement, Sultan Butti bin Mejren, Director-General of DLD, said, “The Dubai real estate market continues …
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Real Estate Retreats As Volatility Continues

Real Estate Retreats As Volatility Continues

On another volatile week in markets, US stocks rallied as trade tensions eased. Trade talks appear to be progressing with China after President Xi projected a conciliatory tone. Real estate equities underperformed this week as rates ticked higher, but remain one of the top-performing sectors since the …
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Consumer Alert: Real Estate

Consumer Alert: Real Estate. by Sabrina Lolo. Consumer Alert: Real Estate (WPEC). AA. WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (CBS12) —. The future of real estate may lie in the hands of machines. CBS12 anchor Eric Roby shows us the new startups using innovative ways to rent homes quickly in tonight’s …
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This week in celeb real estate: Ben Affleck puts down roots in the Palisades, nightclub owner Sam …

Ben Affleck, he of the “Good Will Hunting” and “Batman” franchise, is close to buying a mansion in the Pacific Palisades, just a few blocks away from his former pad. Spanning 12,850 square feet, the $19.25 million home includes seven bedrooms, nine bathrooms, guesthouse, game room, library and …
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How Disney Put Its Magic Touch On Real Estate

How Disney Put Its Magic Touch On Real Estate

Disney isn’t renowned for pioneering in real estate development but this has actually been at the heart of its parks and resorts strategy for decades. The company’s founder, Walt Disney, was so fascinated by urban development that he planned and designed a district at the heart of Disney World that he …
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Sponsored post: Real Estate Confidential: Feng Shui, and selling your house with feeling

Weekly chit-chat about new listings, sales or other insider info on the Martha’s Vineyard real estate market, by Fred Roven, Martha’s Vineyard Buyer Agents. … This was long before I had any real understanding of feng shui and how it can affect your overall well-being in your home and also make it easier …
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Real-estate transactions: April 13, 2018

These transactions, recorded the week of April 2, are compiled from information on file with the respective counties. They represent sales of $78,000 or more. PEORIA COUNTY. 531 W. Hanssler Place, Peoria, Stephanie K. Ward to Samuel M Camarillo and Alma Y. Montejano Arreguin, $82,500.
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2018 Real Estate Awards, Top Residential Firms: Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate

2018 Real Estate Awards, Top Residential Firms: Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate

The mission of Coldwell Banker Plaza Real Estate is to reward the lives of its clients, customers, agents and support staff in all aspects of real estate. Locally owned and nationally known, the firm credits its success to its loyal, repeat customers and worldwide exposure through the Coldwell Banker …
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Black real estate brokers promote home ownership

A national organization of black real estate brokers has come to Memphis to show that owning a home is an effective way to build wealth. The National Association of Real Estate Brokers will hold “Memphis Community Wealth Building Day” from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday at LeMoyne-Owen College …
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Lockport couple sues real estate agent, home seller over lead poisoning

A lawsuit filed by a Lockport couple, whose 2-year-old son was diagnosed with lead poisoning after the family moved into a century-old house, names a real estate agent and the seller for allegedly not disclosing an inspection report revealing lead paint in the house. Realtor Maureen S. Walck pleaded …
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China's non-performing real estate loans soar, says report

China’s non-performing real estate loans soar, says report

By the end of this year, the balance of non-performing loans of the domestic real estate industry will reach 85.5 billion yuan (US$13.59 billion), while the non-performing loan ratio will reach 1.5%, according to a study reported by eeo.com.cn. The annual market survey of China’s Financial Non-performing …
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Sponsored content: Top-producing real estate pro offers tips for sellers choosing an agent

In most cases, a person’s home is their largest single asset, yet when it comes time to sell, many neglect the basics of selecting the right real estate agent. It’s astounding, says Nancy Leslie of RE/MAX Realtec Goup, an award-winning agent and consistent top performer in sales in the state of Florida.
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Sedona-Verde Valley real estate off to solid start in first quarter of 2018

The real estate market in the Verde Valley is hitting on all cylinders as we head into the second quarter of 2018. With inventory remaining in short supply and increased numbers of transactions the result is just what you would expect – significantly increased median sales prices in almost all areas of the …
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Owner of marketing firm buys Robitaille Real Estate building in Williamsville

Owner of marketing firm buys Robitaille Real Estate building in Williamsville

The owner of an Amherst marketing company has purchased an office building on Main Street in Williamsville from the head of Robitaille Relocation & Real Estate. The limited liability company that bought the property at 5684 Main St., just west of North Ellicott Street, is linked to Richard Chiaino, the …
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Fire-ravaged Silicon Valley house on the market for a cool $800000

“If you are in the market, you know real estate, you know that this is what it’s worth and the buyers set the price,” realtor Holly Barr told KTVU-TV, who posted the listing on Facebook page Willow Glen Charm, named after the neighborhood where the home is located. The advertisement drew some angry …
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The Unique Challenges Of Los Angeles’ Preeminent Luxury Real Estate Market

It has become clear in luxury residential real estate that Los Angeles is the preeminent luxury market for both domestic and international buyers. The boom of the emerging global economy bestows both an economic shift and transition across all markets from retail, manufacturing, shipping and logistics …
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Real estate briefs: Equus Capital inks deals at 5300 Memorial office tower

Real estate briefs: Equus Capital inks deals at 5300 Memorial office tower

Equus Capital Partners, represented by JLL’s Russell Hodges and Jessica Ochoa, signed tenants at 5300 Memorial: Plavnicky, Kinzel & Makowski, represented by Vincent Gyorgy of NAI Partners, 5,054-square-foot lease extension; Spain, Price, Reader & Thompson, represented by Marshall Clinkscales …
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Real estate selling secrets

“It’s a very good time. A quick sale obviously is the desire of every seller.” A quick and profitable sale is what she and all sellers hope for, but there are some tricks you should keep in mind when it comes to successfully unloading your home. “It does not have to be a pricey process,” said Valley real estate …
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Taxing Hawaii real estate investors to pay for public schools could have negative effects

A bill to amend Hawaii’s state constitution to allow the Legislature to create a new “surcharge” on residential investment properties in the Islands to generate revenue for public schools is headed to conference committee, despite warnings that it could negatively impact county budgets, renters and the …
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Latest plan lessens real estate hike, increases personal property rate, adds $120 solid waste fee

Latest plan lessens real estate hike, increases personal property rate, adds $120 solid waste fee

A proposed hike on the Pittsylvania County real estate tax coupled with recent appraisals could prove to be a double whammy when it comes time to pay the tax man. After eight community meetings and a public hearing to both educate the public and hear their opinions, the county’s finance committee …
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Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates congratulates “best” agents

JACKSON, WY— Two Jackson Hole Real Estate Associates real estate professionals were voted “best real estate agents” in Planet Jackson Hole’s annual reader poll. JHREA says they are proud of agents Katie Colbert Brady and Mack Mendenhall for being consistently voted among the best. This is …
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NHA Encourages the Formation of Real Estate Association of Liberia

Siryon informed attendees that the organization of a group of professionals to be responsible in the real estate sector could bring maximum benefits to their entities and increase the development quota of the NHA’s responsibility to build affordable housing units for low-income Liberians. He said as part …
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Real estate developer from Florida gets 7 years for investment scheme

Real estate developer from Florida gets 7 years for investment scheme

A real estate developer from Florida has been sentenced to over 7 years in prison at a federal court hearing in Connecticut. Seventy-five-year-old John DiMenna of Vero Beach operated an extensive real estate investment scheme that defrauded investors and lenders out of millions of dollars between …
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PARADIGM Real Estate helps sell 26000-square-foot industrial property in Wisconsin

An affiliate of Russo Trading Company, Inc. and Midwest Trade Tool, Inc. purchased a new, larger facility in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin, and sold its previous building on March 29. The buyer, Russo Properties, LLC, purchased a 26,818-square-foot industrial building at N57 W13282 Carmen Ave. in …
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When will Nashville’s housing market slow down? Real estate pros weigh in

As part of our upcoming special report on residential real estate, featured in the next weekly edition of the Nashville Business Journal, we asked the executives we surveyed for our List of residential real estate firms: “When do you think Nashville’s housing market will slow down? Do you think 2018 will …
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Berlin's real-estate Robin Hood

Berlin’s real-estate Robin Hood

Now, Berlin has become the hottest real-estate market in Europe, something the city leaders from the turn of the century couldn’t have expected. Rent prices have risen by 75 percent in the past five years. But unlike San Francisco or London, diverse cities also experiencing economic booms, Berlin has a …
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Latest real estate transfers

Henderson Jr. by Ref. to RSL Property Management, 70 J T Blvd, One Family Year-Round Residence, .21 Ac., $163,000; on Dec. 22, 2017. P. & J. Moglia to 151 East 2nd Street, 151 E. Second St., One Family Year-Round Residence, .04 Ac., $231,500; on Dec. 22, 2017. S. Hogan/Langhorne to S.
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Alt.Estate Allows Everyone to Invest in Real Estate

The real estate market, estimated at $217 trillion, offers investors high returns. However, it still remains closed for a wide audience because of the high entry ticket, lack of liquidity, slow ownership transfer, and high transaction costs. Alt.Estate, a financial technology company, created the protocol and the …
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Real Estate Board of New York picks the best deals of 2017

Real Estate Board of New York picks the best deals of 2017

The city’s most ingenious deals of 2017 were transactions that moved a union and its funds, created a new women’s dorm within space built for offices, and made possible multiple deals for buildings, air rights, sites, tenant buyouts and relocations that resulted in construction of both an affordable rental …
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Real Estate Developer Gets 7 Years for Investment Scheme

NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — A real estate developer from Florida has been sentenced to over 7 years in prison at a federal court hearing in Connecticut. Seventy-five-year-old John DiMenna of Vero Beach, Florida operated an extensive real estate investment scheme that defrauded investors and …
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SBA extends term of real estate loan program

The U.S. Small Business Administration has extended the term of its popular 504 real estate loan program to 25 years, effectively lowering payments for borrowers. The move could be particularly beneficial for the Sacramento region, which is a relatively large market for SBA loans, according to local …
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Semele Freeman-Hall, Danielle Martell, Carla Merrill join Woodhouse Group Real Estate

Semele Freeman-Hall, Danielle Martell, Carla Merrill join Woodhouse Group Real Estate

Martell’s real estate experience includes building custom homes, new construction, existing homes, rental property, restoration homes, mountain property, commercial and investment property. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science with an emphasis in public law from Boise State University.
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North Texas home prices at record high in March

The median price of homes sold by real estate agents in the area was $260,000 – up 8 percent from a year ago. Median home prices in North Texas are now almost 90 percent higher than they were in March of 2009, according to data from the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University and the North …
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Inked: Recent LI real estate deals

Ian Jeon of Hentze-dor Real Estate represented the buyer, while Mario Asaro of Industry One Realty represented the seller JGJFG LLC in the sales … Bob Desmond of Aireco Real Estate represented the tenant, while Dan Gazzola and Chuck Tabone of Newmark Knight Frank represented landlord …
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Five Things To Consider Before Buying Real Estate With A Self-Directed IRA

Five Things To Consider Before Buying Real Estate With A Self-Directed IRA

The Internal Revenue Service (“IRS”) permits retirement accounts, such as an IRA, to invest in real estate and other alternative types of investments. As a matter of fact, IRS rules permit one to invest retirement funds in almost any type of investment, aside generally from any investment involving a …
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Congressional candidate says 2011 real estate deal with Pruitt was routine

A 2011 real estate deal involving then-Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt and Republican 1st Congressional District candidate Kevin Hern was a routine transaction, a spokesman for Hern said Monday. “(Hern) bought it and developed it,” Hern’s campaign manager, Johnny Moyer, said. “Everyone’s …
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Tucson Real Estate: Electric bike shop opens at St. Philip’s Plaza

Jon O’Shea, Rob Fischrup and Eric Lamb, with Vast Commercial Real Estate Solutions, brokered the sale. The Institute for Better Education bought a 3,710-square-foot building at 921 N. Swan Road from Pyramid Federal Credit Union for $440,000. The seller was represented by Nancy McClure, with …
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Jon Hempel, founder of Hempel Cos. real estate firm, dies

Jon Hempel, founder of Hempel Cos. real estate firm, dies

In 2001, Hempel started the real estate company, which has grown to acquire and develop more than $750 million worth of office, retail, hotel and residential properties including the former Macy’s in downtown St. Paul that reopened earlier this year as the Treasure Island Center. In 2013, Hempel …
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Chinese real estate firms boost apartment rentals in line with Xi demands

The net yields on rental properties for the biggest developers are only 5-6 percent, and for smaller firms with higher costs they may even be negative, according to the developers and real estate analysts. By contrast, the profit margins on properties that are sold have usually been clear for all to see …
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Chinese real estate delegation visits Houston

A delegation of 80 Chinese nationals spent Friday in a Galleria ballroom networking with Texas real estate agents and learning how to partner with U.S. developers and the best ways to navigate the financial and regulatory issues of doing business in the United States.
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How Are Your Real Estate Taxes Spent? Find Out With Our Calculator

How Are Your Real Estate Taxes Spent? Find Out With Our Calculator

If you pay real estate taxes in Fairfax County, it may be difficult to understand how your tax money is being spent – most of us don’t think in terms of billions or millions of dollars. You want to know how much you are paying for our public schools, public safety and other government services provided by …
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Blackstone hires MD for Asia real estate team

New York, April 9, 2018 – Blackstone today announced that Yan Yan has joined the firm as a Managing Director in its Real Estate team in Asia. Yan joins … “Yan Yan is an industry leader with an outstanding track record and tremendous knowledge of real estate markets across the region. We are …
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Brooklyn luxury market saw 14 contracts signed last week

There were 14 contracts signed last week in Brooklyn’s luxury real estate market, with the top spots going to a pair of $4.5 million deals in Park Slope and Williamsburg. The 14 homes sold for an average price of slightly more than $3 million and spent an average of 220 days on the market, according to …
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MECSC to Host School for Retail Real Estate Professionals

MECSC to Host School for Retail Real Estate Professionals

The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres – (MECSC) will be hosting (JTR) –John T. Riordan Global School For Retail Real Estate Professionals at the Kempinski Hotel, in Mall of the Emirates from 16th until 19th of April. The Middle East Council of Shopping Centres (MECSC), is the region’s largest …
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Exclusive Research: Investor Outlook Remains Stable for the Office Sector

Despite the overall consensus that commercial real estate is in the late stages of its current cycle, investors in the office sector continue to see strength in the sector. Expectations for rents and occupancies remain bullish. And while there is a general sense that cap rates will rise, respondents overall …
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Getting the Balance Right in an HNW Real Estate Investment Portfolio

At Los Angeles-based CBRE Global Investors, an investment management firm specializing in real estate, Spalding and his colleagues embrace what he calls “cycle awareness” in mapping out investment strategies for HNW clients. This includes a “keen focus” on both interest rates and cap rates, …
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BMC invests in Aurora workforce housing

BMC invests in Aurora workforce housing

With its close proximity to the light rail, growing employment centers such as Fitzsimons Medical Campus, as well as retail and entertainment, Vista Park is an ideal asset for long-term ownership, BMC said of the property. It plans to invest in deferred maintenance and improve the overall appeal of Vista …
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Why international investors are clamoring for multifamily real estate in Mexico

CCLA and GIC’s US$300 million deal to develop multifamily assets in Mexico’s urban centres underscores institutional investor confidence in the country’s real estate market. On February 28, CCLA, a powerhouse real estate partnership between Compass Group and CIM group focused on Latin America …
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It’s a New Day For Nashville’s Real Estate Industry

Zeitlin & Co., Realtors, a name synonymous with quality real estate sales in Nashville, is joining forces with another name that is well known around the world: Sotheby’s International Realty. The new joint company, Zeitlin Sotheby’s International Realty, is aimed at serving real estate clients throughout …
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High-end mountain bike company rides into Golden

High-end mountain bike company rides into Golden

“The team at Cresa was essential in helping us weigh all options and in aligning current real estate needs with our future business objectives for our U.S. headquarters.” The location in a new development at the northeast corner of C-470 and Interstate 70 is set to open this summer. The showroom faces …
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Real Estate Transfers

In recording deeds, the state of North Carolina does not require that the amount paid for a parcel be stated on the deed. However a tax stamp at the rate of $2 for every $1,000 in value is affixed to each deed. Recent real estate transfers recorded in the Surry County Register of Deed’s office include:.
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Erie County Real Estate Transactions

Following are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in records of the Erie County clerk’s office for the week ending March 2. AKRON • 129 East Ave., Fremont Home Loan Trust 2006-D Tr; HSBC Bank USA National Association Tr to Cr 2018, $18,440. ALDEN • 11380 Cary Road, Terri Eisler; …
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Rock Town Distillery buys Main Street building for $2M

Rock Town Distillery buys Main Street building for $2M

The property was appraised at about $740,000 this year. John Billingsley is president of Tri-B Realty of North Little Rock and Phyllis Billingsley is vice president. The seller was Lanspring Limited Partnership, a Nevada business. Steven Springer is general partner of Lanspring. Lanspring paid $975,000 …
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Residential real estate transfers, April 8

Bonney, Tracy M. and Kevin L. to Vacek, Chad D. and Jennifer J., 17808 S. Reflection Ave., $535,000. Brainerd, Michael J. and Karen K. to Beeson, Curtis J. and Jessica D., 15827 Craig Ave., $370,000. Dietrich, Tamara to Phelps, Jeremiah and Samantha, 15534 Knudsen Circle, $249,000. Wolfe …
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Building an international real estate platform through the blockchain

Deedcoin was founded in recognition of the fact that selling property often costs too much. Realtor fees in the U.S. are typically as high as 6% of the home’s selling value. For a house sold for $200,000 (the median price of U.S. homes sold in 2017), the sum is $12,000, huge for the average seller.
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Going upscale puts Cebu property firm on map

Going upscale puts Cebu property firm on map

Taking the road less traveled proved to be a strategic move for a Cebu-based property developer. At a time when the upscale real estate market in Cebu was all about buying lots in premium subdivisions, Arcenas Properties was already pushing the envelope in property development. “The high-end real …
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How one mortgage lender is trying to compete against cold hard cash

… up to $8 million, and was founded by a C-suite line-up that counts a Capital One executive and Hailo executive among its ranks. Its backers include Bessemer Venture Partners and Two Sigma Ventures. [Inman] — Erin Hudson. Tags: Mortgages, Real Estate Technology, Residential Real Estate. Share.
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Easton Real Estate: $750K Oversize Colonial

EASTON, MA — Easton’s newest home on the market is a $724,800 four-bedroom colonial on Riverside Terrace. The home, built in 1994, has two bathrooms, a large family room with fireplace and master bedroom with fireplace. Learn more from realtor.com: Address: 31 Riverside Ter, Easton, …
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Why investors are betting big on real estate in outer space

Why investors are betting big on real estate in outer space

Real estate in outer space is next frontier — at least according to investors who’ve poured nearly $8 billion into space startups since 2015. For a taste of what these firm do, consider Houston-based startup Orion Span that’s touting space travel for an all-time low of about $791,666 per night where guests …
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Is a Second Career in Real Estate Right for You?

A real estate school and training center can help you prepare for the licensing exam and once you receive your license, it can help you succeed by offering classes in marketing and sales. You should learn how to build your lead list, maintain your client’s needs, network relationships, and market your …
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Solano Real Estate Scene: Are Realtors an endangered species?

It is no secret that access to the real estate market has changed. Buyers and sellers, who used to be entirely dependent on Realtors for access to home sale information, now benefit from easy access through the internet, fancy software apps and groundbreaking data-sharing sites such as Zillow.
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Solano Real Estate Scene: Modern day redlining

Solano Real Estate Scene: Modern day redlining

The Vacaville Reporter published an article Feb. 16, written by Janie Har of The Associated Press, on page one of the business section titled “California Latinos make up small fraction of mortgage market.” In this story, she quotes from a study done by Reveal, The Center for Investigative Reporting on …
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Vacant Businesses Rising in San Francisco, Real Estate Agents Believe ‘Dirty Streets’ Partly to Blame

Businesses looking to make San Francisco their new home are increasingly shying away, according to commercial real estate agents and brokers with decades of experience. Industry insiders blame soaring rent, high labor costs, and a dangerous mix of trash, feces, and used needles scattered along …
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Real estate notes, April 7, 2018

William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International Realty are opening a new facility in Stamford, The Imagine Lab, devoted exclusively to elite real estate training, combining state-of-the-art technology with client-based hospitality education. less. William Pitt and Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s International …
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What Makes Real Estate Valuable?

What Makes Real Estate Valuable?

Like most other people, I would like to own my own house someday. But I also know that investing in real estate can be a scary business. My family had it really tough during the housing crisis back in the 2000s, and I don’t want to end up under serious financial strain like that. But I don’t really know how …
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Closing the gap on the real estate closing process

In a typical real estate transaction, there are approximately 15 different players, including an appraiser, a title examiner, a home inspector, a buyer, a seller, buyer’s and seller’s agents, a lender (which includes the loan officer, processor, and underwriter), a seller’s attorney, and a closing attorney …
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How Terance Frazier rose to the top of Fresno’s real estate scene

For the real estate developer and principal of TFS Investments, working at his family’s business in Oakland to becoming a real estate owner and developer in Fresno took risk, research and a big vision. By age 13, Frazier was already researching liens on properties for his family’s real estate business.
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Chicago real estate firm offers Connecticut, Hartford up to $2B for government properties

Chicago real estate firm offers Connecticut, Hartford up to $2B for government properties

A private equity real estate firm wants to help Connecticut solve its financial woes by buying some government buildings. Chicago-based Oak Street Real Estate Capital has offered the state and Hartford, its capital, up to $2 billion to buy properties ranging from office buildings to health-care facilities as …
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A Real Estate Dynasty Passes the Torch

As an apartment tower rises in Murray Hill overlooking the East River, the reins of one of New York’s highest profile family-owned development firms are being passed from one generation to the next. The building is 685 First Avenue, a 42-story, obsidian condo-and-rental combo from the Solow Building …
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Solution for Real Estate Inventory Crisis?

Spring is here, and along with the (hopefully) warmer weather comes the busy home-buying and -selling season. While real estate markets vary, nationally there are similar issues like increased buyer competition and rising interest rates. But, the biggest hurdle for buyers and sellers this spring is the lack …
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Novato real estate firm hires sales manager

Novato real estate firm hires sales manager

A Kentfield real estate agent has been hired as the Marin sales manager of Terra Firma Global Partners, a residential real estate firm in Novato. Michael Belluomini has been a Realtor since 2006 and most recently worked as a regional manager for a San Francisco-based residential services company.
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HomeSmart debuts real estate text messaging stickers

HomeSmart International has released text messaging stickers, available for iPhone and Android users, that adds real estate-themed icons to your smartphone keyboard. The colorful and inviting graphics create a simple and effective way of engaging clients through a means of communication …
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Real estate lending platform PeerStreet raises nearly $30 million

According to the company, it plans to use the new money to accelerate its growth, diversify the type of real estate loans it handles on its platform, and hire additional “world-class talent.” PeerStreet, which was recently named to HousingWire Magazine’s HW Tech100 as one to the top technology …
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New York real estate firms are shipping up to Boston

New York real estate firms are shipping up to Boston

The biggest residential brokerages in New York are bulking up their presence in Beantown, where low inventory and climbing prices have formed a seller’s market. Douglas Elliman, Compass and Engel & Völkers have all been expanding in the city over the past month, according to Inman.
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York County approves real estate fee to demolish blighted properties

At a meeting Wednesday, April 4, county commissioners approved ordinances to create a land bank authority to demolish blighted properties throughout the county and a Blighted Property Review Committee to assist in identifying the properties. The county also passed a resolution to fund the authority …
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Jessup Real Estate Joins Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

WENATCHEE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced independent brokerage Jessup Real Estate has joined the network operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jessup …
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