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 Jon Wheeler has been replaced by David Kelly as the chief executive officer and president.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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Thais buy condos online and give real estate agents the slip

Thais buy condos online and give real estate agents the slip

KK Fund founder and general partner Koichi Saito said young Thais are particularly active online property dealmakers, and that he sees great growth potential in the market. In a survey of 25 economies, accounting firm PwC found that Thai respondents were more active than anyone else when it comes …
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Real estate mogul says ex-biz partner plotted to inject him with LSD, beat him in an elevator

The head of a $2 billion Manhattan real estate company claims his ex-business partner first schemed to inject him with psychedelic drugs so he’d appear “insane,” then trapped the CEO in an elevator and beat him, according to a new lawsuit. Jacob Frydman, of United Realty Trust, split with the …
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Real estate forecast for Hawaii mixed, depending on sector

The outlook for Hawaii’s commercial and residential real estate industries this year depends on the sector, but one of the presenters at Friday’s real estate forecast event for 2018 may have summed it up best for his sector with one word: frozen. That’s how Anthony Provenzano of Sofos Realty Corp.
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Albemarle assessments rise 2.2% on average

Albemarle assessments rise 2.2% on average

The total taxable value of property in Albemarle County has increased 2.2 percent over last year. Some property owners in the county can expect to see an increase in their real estate property tax bills later this year — even if the real estate tax rate remains the same when the next fiscal year begins July …
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Former MLB star A-Rod bets big on real estate, tech and financials

His firm’s latest investment is in Petros Pace Finance, which specializes in financing commercial properties that want to reduce their carbon footprint. As far as stocks, he said he likes to keep it simple and focus on things the family is using every day. That means names such as Google, Amazon and …
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My Real Estate Money Machine, Part 2

As outlined in Part 1 as well as my introductory article: An All Weather Income Portfolio For Financial Independence, I allocate half of my real estate portfolio (and 15% of my total portfolio) to publicly traded REITs. While the other half I allocate to less liquid private market investments in order to pursue …
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**NewsBlast** Taylor Swift's Real Estate Debacle

**NewsBlast** Taylor Swift’s Real Estate Debacle

Poor Taylor Swift got dragged into the middle of a real estate war between her companies squabbling over the commission on an $18 million townhouse. Whitney and Gary wade through all the legal jargon to explain what’s really going on with T-Swift, plus Oprah dashed our dreams for a presidential …
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Atlanta’s industrial real estate riding strongest market in a decade as development boom continues

Driven by the e-commerce and distribution business boom, Atlanta’s industrial real estate sector finished 2017 with its best performance in a more than a decade, and experts are bullish on 2018. According to Newmark Knight Frank’s (NKF) Research, 2017 vacancy fell to a 10-year low of 7.4 percent …
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Real estate: Shoreline boathouse deal likely to stay afloat

A report from Dennis P. Drennan, real property program administrator for the city, said Silicon Shores pays rent on a percentage basis. The company pays 7 percent of its income from food service, including from Shoreline Café (now American Bistro) and 10 percent from other concessions, such as boat …
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Land contracts, alternatives to a mortgage, could be risky real estate

Land contracts, alternatives to a mortgage, could be risky real estate

A new state late went into effect on Jan. 1, giving more protection to buyers. It requires land contracts to contain an amortization schedule so buyers can see how long it will take to pay off their loan; to define who is responsible for repairs, taxes and insurance; to disclose code violations and liens; …
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Mel Foster reports strong real estate market in 2017

Mel Foster Commercial Real Estate Services, led by Thad DenHartog, dominated the Quad-City market as its sales volume rose 5 percent to record-breaking levels. Sales figures were not disclosed in a news release. The company said it ranked No. 1 in the Quad-Cities Commercial MLS with over 42 …
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Vancouver condo developer fights US extradition to face real estate ‘fraud-scheme’ allegations

While Chandler’s lawyer argued the Americans who lost money in Chandler’s Los Angeles real estate project were incentivized investors and not victims, the lawyer representing the Attorney-General of Canada said Chandler obtained their money through deceit and used the funds not for its intended …
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Two landmarked houses in Palm Beach land under contract

Two landmarked houses in Palm Beach land under contract

He has been marketing Audita separately. Broker Christian Angle of Christian Angle Real Estate originally had it priced at about $25 million but reduced it to just under $22 million. Facing 150 feet of beachfront, Audita entered the market a little more than a year ago. The property is listed in MLS as 89 …
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Real Estate Confidential: Forever Wild

My earliest memory of the Katama sandplain, now known as the 215-acre Herring Creek Farm, is visiting a property owned by the family of Michael Wild for three generations and being offered for sale in 1998. It was at the very beginning of my real estate career. Nothing could have prepared me for the …
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US Real Estate Prices Likely to Continue Rising in 2018

The U.S. real estate sector has been on a tear over the last few years, and while most industry observers don’t expect the property market to grow at the same pace in 2018, there appears to be more room for expansion. In 2017, the value of the entire U.S. housing stock rose 6.5 percent – or $2 trillion, …
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Another year of declining sales volume ahead for US real estate, economist warns

Another year of declining sales volume ahead for US real estate, economist warns

Interest rates are creeping up, confidence in the dollar is waning and real estate transaction volume keeps slipping despite an abundance of investment capital. Combine those factors and you have a recipe for a looming recession, according to economist Hugh Kelly. “It’s not just about preparing …
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Is Schwab Global Real Estate (SWASX) a Strong Mutual Fund Pick Right Now?

We classify SWASX in the Sector – Real Estate category, an area full of possible choices. Sector – Real Estate mutual funds typically invest in various real estate investment trusts (REIT). A REIT is a popular income vehicle thanks to taxation rules that require REITs to payout at least 90% of their income …
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Sales Tax Increase; Repeal Of Real Estate, Property Tax On April Ballot

The Crawford County Commission voted Wednesday to approve an April ballot measure that will raise the county’s general revenue sales tax a half-cent while waiving the real estate and property tax until Dec. 31, 2023. The measure would allow the county to balance its budget each year and contribute …
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People who flee New York are reaping major real estate benefits

People who flee New York are reaping major real estate benefits

Last year, celebrity stylist Cat Wennekamp-Tapper and music festival producer Sam Tapper upgraded from a shoebox apartment in Brooklyn to a 3,000-square-foot house in Los Angeles. Kevin Henderson. Money doesn’t go very far in New York’s housing market, and that has some folks packing their …
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Downtown Auburn real estate office gets new owners, new name

An Auburn native and a Bay Area transplant are pooling their talents, resources and career experience in a downtown Auburn real estate office. Joanne “Jo” Barragan and Val Berlin-Douglass recently purchased Select Estate Properties at 900 Lincoln Way and have renamed it Barragan Berlin Realtors.
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TL session helps train real estate professionals on digital marketing

That’s why the TL held a digital workshop Wednesday night at the Westmoreland Club in downtown Wilkes-Barre specifically for those in the real estate industry. Lindsay Devinney, a member of the Times Leader Media Group’s digital team, gave a presentation to real estate professionals on how they …
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Vermont city pilots blockchain for real estate

Vermont city pilots blockchain for real estate

South Burlington, Vermont, is experimenting with new kind real estate registry that uses blockchain, the technology behind cryptocurrencies like bitcoin, to record property transactions. The city announced the pilot program Monday in a joint release with a Palo Alto, California-based startup called Propy.
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Japan’s SoftBank continues US real estate push by leading $865 million investment in Katerra

That plan took a giant step forward late last year when SoftBank closed on its $3.3 billion acquisition of Fortress Investment Group, the global investment giant that has a massive presence in U.S. real estate. Fortress is the parent company for New Residential Investment, which buys up mortgage …
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Kushners No Longer Pursuing Funds From Chinese Investors for NJ Real Estate Project

The family real estate company once run by Jared Kushner is no longer seeking $150 million from Chinese investors for a New Jersey building project after months of criticism that the company was playing up its White House ties to raise the money. A person familiar with the fundraising effort said this …
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Baton Rouge real estate agent surrenders on warrant accusing him of murder in New Orleans …

Baton Rouge real estate agent surrenders on warrant accusing him of murder in New Orleans …

A commercial real estate agent from Baton Rouge surrendered to authorities Wednesday morning on a warrant accusing him of fatally beating a 60-year-old man on the edge of New Orleans’ Lower Garden District earlier this month. Garrett Ward, 25, was booked on a count of second-degree murder …
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Catering To An Increasingly International Real Estate Investor Base

For luxury real estate professionals looking to level-up their business in 2018, the key to surpassing the competition will lie in the ability to service an increasingly international client base. International buyers purchased $153 billion of residential property between April 2016 and March 2017, marking a …
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Ready To Get Started In Real Estate Investing? Consider This

You can also consider working with an income property specialist real estate agent, or a real estate investment consultant, to find and purchase a property. In this scenario, the professional helps with the search, evaluation and acquisition phases of the process. At that point, you are typically on your own …
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UK's Purplebricks to enter New York in wider US real estate push

UK’s Purplebricks to enter New York in wider US real estate push

UK’s Purplebricks to enter New York in wider U.S. real estate push. Reuters … (Reuters) – British online estate agent Purplebricks Group Plc (PURP. … Purplebricks, backed by star fund manager Neil Woodford, said it was recruiting local real estate experts in New York and had set up an office in Midtown …
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REFILE-Nikkei falls as strong yen dents exporters, offsetting real estate sector gains

TOKYO, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Japanese stocks fell on Wednesday as concerns over gains in the yen saw exporters lose further ground in afternoon trade and offset strength in real estate firms. The Nikkei ended 0.8 percent lower at 23,940.78, moving away from 24,129.34 hit on the previous day, the …
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The 2018 Real Estate Report is the best place to go for market research and influential information

Block Real Estate Services, LLC (BRES), Kansas City’s premiere commercial real estate company, is once again delivering their insider knowledge of the Kansas City Metro through their yearly publication, The Real Estate Report for Metropolitan Kansas City 2018. This year the report features some of …
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Palm Beach real estate: New mansion priced at $61.5 million

Palm Beach real estate: New mansion priced at $61.5 million

The agencies marketing the other Palm Beach properties priced at more than $50 million are Brown Harris Stevens (1341 S. Ocean Blvd.); Lawrence A. Moens Associates (1500 S. Ocean Blvd. and 1820 S. Ocean Blvd.); Christian Angle Real Estate (1071 N. Ocean Blvd. and 1485 S. Ocean Blvd.); Linda …
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Real estate agent seeks Ward II seat

“My name is Stacy Alexander, and I have been a resident of Muskogee for 38 years. I am married to Kevin Alexander, and we have a son and daughter. My son and his wife have two precious children, and my daughter is a senior at Oklahoma State University. I have been a Realtor in Muskogee for the …
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Aamal expands portfolio of real estate assets

The consideration paid for these assets is approximately QR179.5m and its impact will be seen in the first quarter of 2018 with an expected uplift in Aamal Real Estate’s revenue of around QR1.9m, a rise of approximately 9 percent compared with Q1 2017. The transaction was funded entirely through …
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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Relaunch of Industry …

Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary with Relaunch of Industry …

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 23, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In celebration of its ten-year anniversary, Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate today announced the refresh and relaunch of the Beta BrokersSM program, formerly known as the Beta Brokerage® project, an online network of pioneering brokers who …
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Bizwomen Headliners in Real Estate, Retail and Hospitality

Bizwomen Headliners are 560 women who were recognized by our sister publications in 39 cities for their career and community accomplishments. Each day through January 30, we’ll present women from a different industry category along with their profiles as they ran in their home cities in 2017.
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Private equity investment in real estate to touch $100 billion by 2026: JLL India

Private equity inflow in the real estate sector is estimated to touch USD 100 billion by 2026 and tier-1 and tier-2 cities will be its primary beneficiaries, property consultant JLL India said in a report. Private equity in the last few years has been concentrated in Mumbai, Bengaluru and Delhi-NCR, with …
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Nikkei closes at highest in over 26 years; real estate gains

Nikkei closes at highest in over 26 years; real estate gains

Real estate shares added 2.1 percent, while precision machinery shares gained 1.9 percent. Earlier on Tuesday, the Bank of Japan kept its monetary settings unchanged and offered a more upbeat view on inflation expectations than three months ago, signalling its conviction that a strengthening …
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Local real estate company buys JANAF Shopping Yard for $85 million

Virginia Beach-based Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. made the announcement that it purchased the near-900,000 square foot shopping destination from an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company, Monday. It’s the largest retail transaction in Hampton Roads in five years, the release said.
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Nikkei gains, with real estate shares in spotlight

TOKYO, Jan 23 (Reuters) – Japan’s Nikkei share average pushed higher on Tuesday, reaching for fresh multi-decade highs, with real estate and precision machinery shares gaining. The Nikkei was up 0.9 percent at 24,037.86 at the end of morning trade. It earlier rose as high as 24,082.71, just shy of …
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Real estate startup Knock launches home trade-in program, plans 10-state expansion

Real estate startup Knock launches home trade-in program, plans 10-state expansion

Knock, which operates currently in Atlanta, is launching a “home trade-in platform,” which the company claims will “revolutionize” the real estate process. “The Knock home trade-in is truly transformative for consumers,” Knock CEO Sean Black said. “Our goal is to facilitate a seamless home swap by …
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Seattle A Renaissance City For Commercial Real Estate Investment

Across all sectors, the commercial real estate investment outlook remains positive, particularly within submarkets with access to public transportation. The JPMorgan Chase Seattle team recently closed a $4.8M refinance near 65th Street and Roosevelt Way. The property will be near Roosevelt Station, …
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Longtime bookkeeper at Norwich real estate firm charged with stealing more than $71000

Norwich – A longtime employee of a local real estate firm was charged with first-degree larceny Monday following an investigation into alleged financial misappropriations over several years, police said. Marianne Boyd, 59, of 128 Pollys Lane, Uncasville, was charged with one count of first-degree …
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Industrial portfolio draws $51 million

Industrial portfolio draws $51 million

John Jugl CREJ Colorado Real Estate Journal Speaker “Industrial right now is a highly sought-after asset class,” said John Jugl, Newmark Knight Frank vice chairman, Western Region Capital Markets. “The challenge with industrial here in Denver is there’s just not a lot of it. We have a very good …
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Selling or Staying? Experts Offer Home Renovation Tips

If that cost and timeline sounds daunting, or if you’re planning to list your property in the coming months, focus on lower-cost cosmetic improvements, says Liz Muscare, broker with Rooney Realty. “I try to look at the house as a buyer would,” Muscare says. Curb appeal and aesthetic condition of a house …
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Real estate futurist envisions 24-hour office buildings

“Nothing is immune from the forces at work,” said Kasselman, an executive managing director of Newmark Knight Frank’s National Industrial Practice based in Chicago, during his recent presentation in Stamford, “The Exponential of Everything,” sponsored by the Real Estate Finance Association of …
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State Rep. Mosley proposes allowing online course for real estate licenses

State Rep. Mosley proposes allowing online course for real estate licenses

It’s one of a handful of bills introduced by Mosley this year in an attempt to reduce bureaucratic red tape in the state. For example, he is pushing for the removal of multiple state boards, such as, the behavioral health board, board of dispensing opticians and board of massage therapy, among others.
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Instone Real Estate plans Frankfurt listing

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Instone Real Estate Group, a German residential property developer, said it planned to list its shares on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange this year. The placement will comprise new shares from a capital increase with total gross proceeds of around 150 million euros ($183 million) …
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Most of Minturn’s downtown was recently sold to a real estate holding company

Morgan Reed didn’t return an email asking for comment before press time, but Pete Seibert, the local real estate broker who handled the deal, said he doesn’t expect quick changes to the company’s holdings in town. Seibert, who grew up in Vail, said potential buyers of the commercial space talked …
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Schenectady holds first real estate open house since “Homebuyer Assistance Program" launch

Schenectady holds first real estate open house since “Homebuyer Assistance Program” launch

SCHENECTADY — Kathy Campchero came to a showing at this house on Lexington avenue looking for a starter home for her daughter. She says her biggest draw to the program, is the city’s homebuyer assistance program, which can offer help with a house’s down payment. “That’s the initial entry into …
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HFF announces capitalization

HFF worked exclusively on behalf of the developer, Continuum Partners, a Denver-based firm specializing in building urban, mixed-use developments, to arrange a joint venture equity partnership for the development of the property with Clarion Partners LLC. Due for completion in 2019, Market Station …
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United Real Estate Solutions announces changes to its leadership

Tonya Vakulskas will serve as United’s director of agent development. Vakulskas, a 14-year veteran with the company, will use her extensive real estate knowledge and exceptional training skills to lead the company’s weekly agent sessions. Previously, Vakulskas served as the company’s vice president …
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Recent Narragansett Home Sales: Local Real Estate Guide

Recent Narragansett Home Sales: Local Real Estate Guide

Five recently sold homes in Narragansett, plus homes for sale, local mortgage rate comparison, housing data and nearby offerings. By Margo Sullivan, Patch Staff | Jan 21, 2018 10:43 am ET. 0. Recent Narragansett Home Sales: Local Real Estate Guide. Looking for a home to buy? Or are you curious …
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Sonya Mays

My finance background, interest in the built environment and my passion for Detroit all led me to real estate development. Earlier in my career as a Wall Street investment banker, I raised capital for a range of construction and engineering firms — the types of companies that build hotels, casinos, bridges …
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Stacy Fox

From my earliest positions both within government and the corporate sectors, I always had an interest in and responsibility for real estate acquisition and development. My business partner and I founded The Roxbury Group in 2005 in order to bring that experience to bear specifically on transformational …
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For Lane County's real estate market, 2017 was a year of big Springfield deals

For Lane County’s real estate market, 2017 was a year of big Springfield deals

“The demand is just as strong, but there were a lack of opportunities in Eugene” for investors last year, said Jeff Elder, a broker with Eugene commercial real estate firm Evans, Elder, Brown & Seubert. “They would have if they could have.” The sales data, compiled by Lane Council of Governments, …
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Residential real estate transfers, Jan. 21

Marc David Custom Built Homes to Goedde, Shannon L. and Dawson, Donna M., 8520 N. 171st St., $271,750. Celebrity Homes Inc. to Biggerstaff, Steve and Amy L., 7155 N. 163rd St., $287,400. Anchor Pointe Development LLC to Sierra Homes, 16953 Weber Circle, $64,950. Bailey, Andrew W. and …
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BHHS Ambassador’s 3 Most Anticipated Developments in 2018

South Farm, the southern section of the development, will be a mixed-use community with a neighborhood retail center and residential land connected by an open space network of rolling hills and trails. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Ambassador Real Estate is dedicated to providing progressive, …
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International investment in US real estate on the rise

International investment in US real estate on the rise

From Washington state to Miami, real estate property is being purchased in increasing numbers from overseas buyers with money in a strong but slowing global economy. Wealth Migrate marketplace expects investments to expand in 2018. The KPMG FinTech 50 company is branching out its …
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If Chicago lands Amazon’s HQ2, will scores of residents be priced out of their neighborhoods?

Aaron Terrazas, a senior economist for Zillow, observed that the Chicago area’s real estate market likely would be able to adjust fairly quickly to the demand shock that would accompany winning HQ2. Although the national housing market has rebounded strongly since the Great Recession, with prices …
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Unique Dallas Houses: Weekend Real Estate Roundup

DALLAS, TX — Dallas real estate is top-notch, as evidenced by this week’s Real Estate Roundup. As part of the Weekend Roundup, we’re bringing you some of Dallas’ most unique and coveted houses. This week we’ve featured modern townhomes with magnificent views, Swedish-style homes with …
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Former punk band bassist charged in $27M real estate scam

Former punk band bassist charged in $27M real estate scam

A former bassist for Indiana-based punk band The Ataris, Mike Davenport, has been charged with fraud for his involvement in a seven-year real estate scam that swindled $27 million from about 100,000 people. The scam was based on setting up fake showings, which would be advertised on Craigslist, …
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All Things Real Estate: Builder or reseller? Attorney may have to figure it out

Q: Last fall we purchased a brand new home in an upscale part of Fairfield. The home was one-of-a-kind and was built by a contractor as an investment. Since we’ve moved in we have discovered more and more problems. For example, on the bottom floor the wooden sub-floor started looking like there …
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Pittsburgh housing market a boon to attracting Amazon, real estate experts say

Housing just might be Pittsburgh’s ace in the hole in its bid for Amazon’s second headquarters. At least that’s the view of two online real estate marketplaces that give Pittsburgh an edge over other contenders in the battle for HQ2 based on housing affordability and inventory. Realtor.com rates Pittsburgh, …
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Norfolk Register announces December real estate numbers for Dover

Norfolk Register announces December real estate numbers for Dover

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell has released real estate statistics for the month of December for the town of Dover. Norfolk County Register of Deeds William O’Donnell has released real estate statistics for the month of December for the town of Dover. “During December, there were …
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Letter: Trust in the real estate market? No thanks

Your editorial opposing rent control reads like a throwback to Reaganomics. According to your vision, the market will solve all our problems, if only we remove the hindrances of government regulation and environmental protections. The evidence to support your claims is slim. Sure, some studies in big …
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Real estate company unveils multi-million dollar University Glen upgrade

CAMARILLO — Global real estate investment company Kennedy Wilson, in partnership with CSU Channel Islands, recently revealed a major upgrade to the leasing center and clubhouse that sits in the heart of the University Glen community. The upgrade is part of an effort to update the 328 market rate …
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Real estate 'headwinds' could slow retail, construction sales: BCBC

Real estate ‘headwinds’ could slow retail, construction sales: BCBC

The residential real estate industry has driven so much growth across the B.C. economy in recent years. Now, with so-called “policy headwinds” in sight, there will also likely be an accompanying impact on retail sales and construction, says BCBC chief economist Ken Peacock, whose group analyzes …
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Dubai to target key Asian, European cities in real estate push

Dubai Land Department (DLD) has revealed that its promotion plan for 2018 will again include major shows in Shanghai, Mumbai, Moscow and London. The promotion plan for the Real Estate Investment Management and Promotion Centre, the department’s investment arm, will see the Dubai Property …
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East Jefferson real estate transfers for Dec. 23-Jan. 3, 2018

Bourg Court 4: Clinton E. Young and Allyson P. Young to David P. Taylor Jr. and Naomi J. C. Taylor, $315,000. Elmwood Industrial Park Mounes Division subdivision, lot 4A2, square A: D. Stop Prop LLC to Preferred Investment Properties LLC, $360,000. Roseland Parkway 416: Bank of New York …
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Integrated Ventures Purchases 110 Mining Rigs and Commercial Real Estate Valued At $650000

Integrated Ventures Purchases 110 Mining Rigs and Commercial Real Estate Valued At $650000

19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Integrated Ventures, Inc., (OTCQB: INTV) (“Company”) is pleased to provide the following operational update to its shareholders with an information regarding (1) current cryptocurrency inventory, (2) mining equipment purchase and (3) status of the real estate transaction.
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Real Estate Booming in Maine, According to Industry Experts

The event was attended by hundreds in the real estate industry..including those in residential, industrial, vacation and hospitality. Experts from the Maine Real Estate and Development Association were also on hand to deliver a report on the health of the real estate sector in Maine, which they believe is …
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This may be right time for commercial real estate investors to sell | Expert column

With job growth booming and the stock market thundering, the thought of selling investment real estate now may seem counterintuitive; but sales are on the rise. National income property investment activity increased in the third quarter for the second consecutive time. Transaction volume rose 3.2 …
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New County Deeds System Irks Real Estate Professionals

New County Deeds System Irks Real Estate Professionals

The real estate industry is recoiling from new software at the Register of Deeds (ROD) office that they say is a greater cost for less service. The old system was vulnerable to failing, which prompted the change, and county officials are trying to navigate budget estimates with the new fee structure.
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Spain: First Real Estate Sale Using Only Bitcoin in Country

Mister Piso, a real estate company based in Spain, has sold the first piece of real estate using Bitcoin as legal tender. The company is hoping that a shift into cryptocurrency could accelerate sales and revitalize the housing sector. Bitcoin and similar cryptocurrencies have steadily gained popularity since …
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Good times roll for commercial and residential real estate in Colorado Springs

It’s good times for residential and commercial real estate in Colorado Springs; a healthy economy and an influx of people moving to the Pikes Peak region has created a demand for homes, apartments, stores, restaurants and the like. Expect more of the same in 2018, as newcomers, employers and …
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Florida Real Estate Company Purchases Former Macy's at Bangor Mall

Florida Real Estate Company Purchases Former Macy’s at Bangor Mall

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – A Florida real estate company has purchased the former Macy’s in the Bangor Mall. Lionheart Capital is a real estate developer based out of Miami. They bought the building at auction back in December. According to an official with the company, this is the first property that …
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Broman becomes partner at commercial real estate firm Realtec

Broman is a Fort Collins native and a graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in real estate and finance. He has been with Realtec for the past nine years. He began his real estate career with Wheeler Commercial in 2006, which was later acquired by the national firm Marcus & Millichap.
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Miami real estate developer buys former Bangor Macy’s

Lionheart Capital, a Miami-based real estate development and investment company, closed on its purchase of the former Macy’s department store property at the Bangor Mall earlier this week. Ten-X, the online auctioneer that sold the store, confirmed the deal closed on Jan. 16, but would not reveal the …
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Real Estate Advice: Don't withhold your condo fees

Real Estate Advice: Don’t withhold your condo fees

Q: I own a unit in a 24-unit condominium complex. The board continually ignores the bylaws of the association; for example, it doesn’t hold open board meetings. Can I withhold my monthly condo fees and escrow them until the board follows the bylaws? A: No, you cannot escrow your condo assessment …
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New consumer research from Realsuite resets the bar for real estate agents

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Move, Inc. today released new consumer research and insight from the team behind RealsuiteSM, its new brand and business solutions platform for real estate professionals that underscores the importance of finding the right balance between …
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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Kicks Off 10th Anniversary Year with Thought Leadership …

MADISON, N.J., Jan. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate today kicked off its 10-year anniversary celebration with the release of both a new industry survey and consumer data-driven white paper launching the company’s research agenda for 2018. The timely findings offer …
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RI real estate: 2017 — a really hot market!

RI real estate: 2017 — a really hot market!

Sales rose again, median price was up 6% and days on market fell, too. Biggest problem was lack of inventory, particularly in the starter home market. PROVIDENCE — House sales increased in Rhode Island for the fifth consecutive year in 2017, creating a “hot” market despite falling inventory, …
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Methuen real estate broker pleads guilty to role in mortgage fraud conspiracy

BOSTON — A Methuen real estate broker pleaded guilty Tuesday to participating in a scheme to defraud banks and mortgage companies. Greisy Jimenez, 50, admitted to engaging in “short sales”of residential properties in the Merrimack Valley. Jimenez pleaded guilty to two counts of bank fraud and a …
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Say Hello to Amy, the World’s First AI-Powered Real Estate Agent Robot From TheMove.com

Introducing the world’s first AI-powered real estate agent—Amy. While Amy may be among the first of her kind, testers report that it is hard to tell the difference between the AI robot and a regular human agent. Amy is designed for friendliness, speed, and reliability, and she can even outperform some of …
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BoomBox heads to the Jefferson with 'sonic real estate' to share

BoomBox heads to the Jefferson with ‘sonic real estate’ to share

If you’re battling winter doldrums, or even still purging holiday excesses from your system, a BoomBox show may be the cleansing boost you’ve been looking for. A live BoomBox show offers “a little mental vacation, and you feel rejuvenated,” BoomBox founder Zion Godchaux said. “It’s all in the name of …
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Former Ataris Bassist Arrested in Alleged $27 Million Real Estate Scam

Former Ataris bassist Michael Davenport was arrested in late December for his role in a $27 million real estate scam. Credit: Ian Dickson/REX Shutterstock. By Daniel Kreps. 28 minutes ago. More News. ‘Nintendo Labo’ Adds DIY Cardboard Accessories to the Nintendo Switch ‘Paragon’s’ Future is …
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Rapidly Growing American Real Estate Brokerage; Federated Realty Announces Cryptocurrency …

WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Federated Realty announces the launch of its cryptocurrency crowdsale. The token will be the first of its kind in offering a true utility for token holders. It has the ability to be redeemed for services provided by Federated Realty in the selling of any home in markets …
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Techstars, Colliers partner on accelerator program for real estate

Techstars, Colliers partner on accelerator program for real estate

TORONTO -Colliers International Group Inc. (Nasdaq:CIGI) a commercial real estate services company based in Toronto, said Wednesday it has partnered with Boulder-based Techstars to launch the Colliers Proptech Accelerator.
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In Real Estate It Is Location, In Healthcare It Is Compliance

Paul Martyn , Contributor I write about the supply chain industry. Opinions expressed by Forbes Contributors are their own. Shutterstock. Pointing out that hospital supply chain management (SCM) practice has left a lot to be desired is about as insightful as suggesting that President Trump reconsider the …
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Emmitt Smith is back in the real estate business with new Dallas firm

Former Dallas Cowboys star Emmitt Smith is taking the field with a new Dallas-based real estate business. Smith – who has been investing in real estate since the 1990s – has formed a commercial property firm in partnership with New York-based Newmark Group. The new company will work in …
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Real Estate Stays Hot in East Europe With Pre-Crisis Growth Pace

Real Estate Stays Hot in East Europe With Pre-Crisis Growth Pace

Prices across the region have surged as money pours into real estate at a rate unseen since 2007, before the global financial crisis led to recessions across the continent. Real-estate investment last year was probably close to the 2016 level of 12.2 billion euros ($14.9 billion), according to property …
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China blue-chips ease as consumer, real estate firms take breather; Hong Kong down

SHANGHAI, Jan 17 (Reuters) – China’s blue-chips fell on Wednesday morning as investors pocketed gains in consumer and real estate firms. ** China does not need to raise benchmark interest rates in the near-term as market rates and corporate borrowing costs have gone up amid a deleveraging …
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Former Clayton real estate developer pleads guilty to bank fraud

ST. LOUIS, Mo., (KMOV.com) – A former Clayton real estate developer banker plead guilty to helping defraud a Sedalia bank out of millions of dollars on Tuesday evening. Michael Litz, 63, of Ladue is the third person to plead guilty following a criminal investigation into the closing of Excel Bank, …
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Edmonton faces tough new-condo market, panelist tells real estate meeting

Edmonton faces tough new-condo market, panelist tells real estate meeting

The Edmonton market for new condominiums is “on life support” and sales have dropped in parts of the city, an official with commercial real estate company CBRE says. Paul Chaput, senior vice-president of CBRE’s national apartment group, told an industry panel discussion Tuesday he has talked to …
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Yakima real estate firms to merge

Nearly 40 licensed real estate brokers will be selling homes under the John L. Scott real estate brand under a merger of two Yakima real estate companies. … Brittany Bemis, owner of Creekside Realty, purchased the Yakima-based John L. Scott franchise from longtime real estate broker Rick Fairbrook.
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MGM real estate spinoff wants to buy Caesars real estate company

“There is no regulatory oversight or approval required if this is a straight ahead real estate REIT purchase,” Alamo said. Companies like MGM Resorts International form REIT spinoffs because of the their unique tax advantages. REITS get significant tax breaks as long they distribute at least 90 percent of …
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Heard on the Street: Real estate office lands new name, new landlord

Heard on the Street: Real estate office lands new name, new landlord

A Rochester real estate business has a new owner and a new name plus a new landlord. Coldwell Banker — At Your Service Realty, … Post Properties LLC, owned by Dr. Katie Post, purchased the 7,683-square-foot office building for $1.6 million on Jan. 9. Post, who is a dentist, also owns the nearby …
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ERA Real Estate Expands Presence In Arkansas Through Affiliate’s Growth

CONWAY, Ark., and MADISON, N.J., Jan. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — ERA Real Estate, a global franchising leader, today announced that one of its franchisees, ERA TEAM Real Estate in Conway, Arkansas, has acquired local brokerage Pam McDowell Properties, nearly doubling its independent sales …
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Accomplice-Backed VentureApp Pivots to Become Real Estate Tech Startup

VentureApp, a Boston-based business messaging platform that raised a $4 million round last year led by Accomplice, announced on Tuesday that it has pivoted its focus to real estate and changed its name to HqO, short for Headquarters Optimized. The company’s co-founders include Chase Garbarino, …
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Is this the beginning of the end of Trump's real estate empire?

Is this the beginning of the end of Trump’s real estate empire?

Licensing his name certainly seems to have increased his personal fortune. A financial summary Trump issued when he kicked off his presidential campaign in 2015 valued his “real estate licensing deal, brand and branded developments” at $3.3bn – the most significant single source of what Trump …
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Real Estate Sales for Terrebonne Parish: Jan. 13, 2018

Buyer: Dana Theriot, Burt Theriot; Seller: Ceres Environmental Services Inc; Section 35 T19S R16E; $5,000; Entry#1547538 on 12/[1/2]017. Buyer: Christy Leblanc, Keith Leblanc; Seller: Roger Properties LLC; Lot 9 Blk 5 Mobile Estates; $14,000; Entry#1547542 on 12/[1/2]017. Buyer: Alosha Bryant …
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Cash-rich real estate funds in Beijing want to spend but opportunities are few

In Beijing, 24 en bloc transactions worth 39.7 billion yuan (US$6.15 billion) were completed in the past year, up 11 per cent from that of 2016, according to global real estate service firm CBRE. But the volume – by number and value – was dwarfed by the transactions in Shanghai, which saw 82 deals …
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Really Bad MLS Photos: 5 Horrific Real Estate Pics You Can't Unsee

Really Bad MLS Photos: 5 Horrific Real Estate Pics You Can’t Unsee

Real estate photos can be gorgeous—or horrifyingly ugly. As proof, look no further than the Facebook group Really Bad MLS Photos, where members share the biggest clunkers they’ve seen. Seven years ago, Paul Meleedy, a real estate agent in Lakeville, MA, created this Facebook group to teach …
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Asian community news: Korean-American Day marks 115 years, real-estate group hosts Plano gala

January 13 is a notable date for Korean-Americans. On that date in 1903, the first Korean immigrants came to the United States to work as sugar-cane plantation laborers in Hawaii. Over the years, momentum grew to celebrate the day. In 2005, Congress passed a resolution by unanimous consent for …
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Howard Hanna Real Estate Services to Hold Annual Strategic Planning Meeting

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services is holding its Annual Strategic Planning Meeting from Jan. 21-23 in Norfolk, Va., the company recently announced. More than 30 senior leaders traveling from eight states will gather at the Hilton Main, one of Norfolk’s newest luxury hotels, for the meeting.
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Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc Risk Points versus Real Estate

Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc Risk Points versus Real Estate

This is a scatter plot analysis of the critical risk points from the option market for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc (NYSE:SKT) compared to its own past and the Real Estate ETF. In order to examine the forward looking risk for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Inc (NYSE:SKT) the next 30-days, we must look …
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Merritt Equipment’s $1 million investment lands remaining site

… southwest corner of East 96th Ave. and Brighton Blvd. in Henderson. Comp of the Day is provided by John V. Winslow, president of Winslow Property Consultants. Winslow has more than 40 years’ experience in commercial real estate. He can be reached at 720-612-7878 or Colprop2012@gmail.com.
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New tax law good and bad for real estate

We’re all thinking this bill turned out not nearly as bad as we were fearing, from a real estate point of view.” According to Liddiard, the Tax Code no longer provides a strong incentive for most people to become homeowners since the increase in the standard deduction would greatly reduce the value of …
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KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (KREF) Raised to “Buy” at ValuEngine

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (KREF) Raised to “Buy” at ValuEngine

KKR Real Estate Finance Trust logo KKR Real Estate Finance Trust (NYSE:KREF) was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report issued on Friday, December 29th. KREF has been the subject of several other research reports. Keefe, Bruyette & Woods reissued …
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Savills Studley promotes Schuham

In his corporate real estate career, Schuham has represented some of the nation’s most prestigious companies and service firms and has negotiated some of the country’s most significant real estate transactions. His extensive knowledge in building infrastructure issues and their impact on business …
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3 real estate laws to be issued during current legislative session

The Tenders Law is currently being discussed in the Egyptian Parliament and may be approved within a month, member of parliament’s housing committee Mohamed Abdel Ghany told Daily News Egypt. Daily News Egypt sat down with Abdel Ghany to discuss the laws which are expected to be issued …
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Realtor: 'Mansion tax' hurting real estate market, local economy

Realtor: ‘Mansion tax’ hurting real estate market, local economy

A realtor says that the so-called “mansion tax” could be hurting the real estate market as well as the local economy. According to New York state tax law, a home is considered a mansion if it’s priced at or more than $1 million. If it’s over that price, the state can hit someone with a 1 percent property tax …
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School district pays $8.25 million for repositioned industrial site

… building and use our experience and expertise to create value for future tenants and owners, and now a great organization, the Cherry Creek School District, has the opportunity to benefit from our repositioning of the property,” said Nick Koncilja, Bow River Capital Partners vice president of real estate.
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Ban on GPA to deepen slump in city real estate market

In most colonies, owners of the property do not have a clear title, which they can transfer through a sale deed. In order to complete the transaction on sale deed, one needs to have a clear title of property. Many flats in cooperative housing societies are also sold through the GPA. Now, if the societies have …
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Real estate transactions: Jan. 15, 2018

Real estate transactions: Jan. 15, 2018

$179,900 Mjk Real Estate Investments LLC to De La Torre Yallen Zequeira, Morera Ricardo Rodriguez; Lot 2 Bayou Estates South; Dec. 29. $177,000 Tritschler Angel, Tritschler Dustin J to Thao Kiu L, Thao Sue T; Lot 23 Blk A Cape Vista; Jan. 3. $175,000 Armstrong Laura S, Mercer Leslie Anne, Tracey …
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Real Estate Appreciation Attracts Specialty Investors

Real estate is getting more expensive as values steadily increase nationwide. And that makes investment in real-estate more appealing to some. One Valley-based business is banking on further appreciation. Phoenix-based Healthcare Trust of America is the nation’s largest owner-operator of medical …
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Bitcoin fever hits US real estate market

Miami: Bitcoin fever has hit the US real estate market, especially that of Florida, offering foreign investors a way to dodge currency controls at home and US economic sanctions. As of the end of last year, the digital currency was listed as a way to pay for some 75 properties for sale, especially in south …
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Real estate industry should continue to grow in 2018

Real estate industry should continue to grow in 2018

It’s taken about a decade, but the Grand Valley real estate market appears to be recovered from the latest recession and the market is projected to … After four straight years of growth, 2018 should be another strong year for the residential and commercial real estate industries, experts say, with only a …
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Entergy reacquires property west of Hobby Lobby on Markham Street

Some engineering crews, servicemen and linemen work out of the office, Case said. The seller was Newkirk Liroc Limited Partnership. Entergy previously owned the property but did a sale-leaseback. “Now we have reacquired it,” she said. The acquisition is part of Entergy’s overall real estate strategy.
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Real estate transactions

Vimy Ridge Partners LLC to L1 Alexander LLC, 11610 Vimy Ridge Road, Alexander. SE 8-1S-13W, $2,400,000. Diane E. Peters, The Atley G. Davis Living Trust and The Betty Davis Living Trust to Gaviranga Investments LLC, 7415 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock. SW SW 13-1N-13W, $1,100,000.
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Roseville real estate mogul pleads guilty to $22M fraud

Roseville real estate mogul pleads guilty to $22M fraud

Kobra Properties went bankrupt in late 2008. Alizadeh, who once ran a real estate empire, pleaded guilty on Friday in federal court in Sacramento to wire fraud, bank fraud and making false statements to a federally insured financial institution, according to a news release by the Eastern District Court of …
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Webb City Senior Center offering help with real estate taxes

Seniors looking for help on their real estate taxes or rent rebate preparation have three opportunities to receive assistance from the Webb City Senior Center next … Participants must bring all income, paid real estate tax receipt or rent verification form or a letter signed by the landlord with amount paid.
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Your Weekend Real Estate Roundup For Dallas

Patch’s Weekend Real Estate Roundup brings you the most desirable, unique properties in Dallas. See this week’s … DALLAS, TX — Welcome to your Weekend Real Estate Roundup, a new installment of Patch content. In your roundup, you will find the hottest real estate options in Dallas. We’re working …
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Victims of Montecito Mudslides Include School Founder, Real Estate Broker

Victims of Montecito Mudslides Include School Founder, Real Estate Broker

The vicious mudflows that raced through the Southern California town of Montecito early Tuesday were swift and ruthless. Families were ripped apart, being swept away, with some victims surviving, while some did not. At least 18 people were killed and others were missing as authorities searched …
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All Things Real Estate: State of emergency declaration triggers price-gouging protection

Q: I have read some of your columns in the Daily Republic, which are well done. I had a few questions I’d like your thoughts on. I’m a landlord and I gave notice of a rent increase to my tenant in September 2017. I’ve recently learned the governor has put a cap of 10 percent on rent increases because of …
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Solano Real Estate Scene: Have you been told no?

We get it, being told no isn’t fun. It is likely the cause for most of the anxiety we experienced as teenagers. Which is why it is in our human nature to avoid any such situation that puts us in the crosshairs of the dreaded turn-down. As real estate professionals, we realize that entering into a transaction is a …
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Bricks Real Estate Experts officially opens near downtown Midland

Bricks Real Estate Experts officially opens near downtown Midland

Bricks Real Estate Experts received a warm welcome from the Midland community as the co-owners announced the official opening of the new business on Friday. Jamie and Daniel Broderick co-own the new real estate business at 702 Ashman St. which previously housed Healthway Chiropractic Clinic …
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Want to Invest in Hawai’i Real Estate? Here’s How to Start

Many of us know someone who has done well for themselves in real estate. Maybe they bought at the bottom of the market and sold at the top, or they collected apartments or homes over the course of their lifetime and retired early to live off the rent. With the stock market strong right now, many of us …
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Man who posed as attorney pleads no contest in real estate fraud case

A man who posed as an attorney and acted as a foreclosure consultant pleaded no contest Friday in Sacramento Superior Court to forgery, grand theft and filing false documents. Dennis Joseph Giacopetti, also known as Dennis Jacopetti, also admitted to an aggravated white-collar crime enhancement …
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Austin's Armbrust & Brown Adds Real Estate Expertise

Austin’s Armbrust & Brown Adds Real Estate Expertise

Whellan’s former firm wished him and Phillips well in their new endeavor. “Michael Whellan is an outstanding lawyer and Travis Phillips is a fine upcoming real estate attorney,” said John McFarland, president of Graves Dougherty. “They are joining a fine law firm at Armbrust & Brown and we wish them …
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Real estate notes, Jan. 13, 2017

WASHINGTON — Moments after Klemm Real Estate received a Five Star award for the Best Real Estate Agency in Connecticut, the firm received the regional nomination from the International Property and was named Best Real Estate Agency in the USA for 2017-18. This is the first time Klemm has …
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2018 Real Estate Outlook: Dallas Still a Top US Market

Dallas’s real estate market has a lot going for it: A great workforce and affordable housing, to name a couple. Dallas-Fort Worth ranks No. 5 on a “U.S. Markets to Watch: Overall Real Estate Prospects,” a list within the 2018 “Emerging Trends in Real Estate” Report from PwC and the Urban Land Institute.
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How the Tax Code Rewrite Favors Real Estate Over Art

How the Tax Code Rewrite Favors Real Estate Over Art

Real estate investors were given a gift after Congress voted to maintain what are known as 1031 exchanges, a section in the tax code that allows for property to be sold tax-free as long as the proceeds are used to buy more property. The loophole had been open to others as well, including art collectors, …
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This Philly woman is teaching real estate to the housing insecure

Monica Wright showed her first house 27 years ago — exactly one week after her fourth daughter was born. Before she became a real estate sales agent at DJCRE Property Management on Snyder Avenue near 16th Street, Wright lived in a Section 8 housing complex near Jefferson Square in …
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Blockchain And Real Estate: Humanitarianism Or Capitalism?

Skepticism and confusion continue to surround blockchain technology, especially its relation to real estate. In order to demystify the relationship, I’ve composed a three-part series that will provide a basic understanding of this potentially game-changing technology from the perspective of a real estate …
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Goshen County real estate market shows improvement

Goshen County real estate market shows improvement

TORRINGTON – Information from the North Platte Valley Board of Realtors indicates area home owners might have an opportunity to take advantage of an improving market. A year-end report from the North Platte Valley Board of Realtors shows a slight improvement in the seller’s market in 2017, and …
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BRIEF-Asian Star to sell Tokyo-based real estate property

BRIEF-Asian Star to sell Tokyo-based real estate property. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Jan 12 (Reuters) – Asian Star Co. * Says it plans to sell Tokyo-based real estate property on Jan. 19, at an undisclosed price. Source text in Japanese: goo.gl/ZoQ7xh. Further company coverage: (Beijing Headline …
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General Star, Norman-Spencer Partner on Online Program for Real Estate Appraisers

General Star Management Co. has launched an online individual real estate appraisers program. General Star will partner with Norman-Spencer Agency, Inc., the program administrator. The online appraisers program provides specialized errors and omission coverages designed specifically for the …
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The Group real estate names new president

The Group real estate names new president

Brandon Wells has been named new president of The Group Inc. real estate, succeeding Susie Ewing, who has served as president and managing broker for The Group’s Mulberry Street office since 2014. Wells joined The Group in 2014 as chief technology officer and then as vice president and chief …
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Real estate agent, Catholic school founder among dead in California mudslides

As rescue crews continued to trudge through the wreckage left by devastating mudslides in Southern California Thursday, some of the 17 dead were identified — including loving grandparents, a retired nurse and the founder of a Catholic school.
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Lebanon County real estate transactions

Zee Gee LLC to John D. Light, 2209 State Route 72 North, $97,590.42. Henry Klassen to Belinda A. Porter and Robert F. Purcell, 8 W. Center St., $203,000. Secretary of Veterans Affairs Affairs to Ryan A. and Crystal A. Bucks, 3 Crosswinds Ave., $162,900. Monroe Valley Real Estate aka Monroe Valley …
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Austin Business Journal hires Luck to cover real estate

Austin Business Journal hires Luck to cover real estate

Luck will continue ABJ’s vigorous coverage of the residential and commercial real estate scenes — reporting not just on the transactions and trends, but also on the people who make them happen. Austin’s affordability issue plus the drastic changes at the Austin Board of Realtors and to the downtown …
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Business Journal to publish real estate index

The Philadelphia Business Journal is teaming up with the Philadelphia Real Estate Council to produce a quarterly Mid-Atlantic Real Estate Sentiment Index. The index, designed to measure confidence in the regional commercial markets, will receive input by surveying top executives in all major asset …
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Real Estate Roundup: Caterer buys East Austin building, LKQ goes even bigger on north side

Here is a roundup of breaking real estate deals and announcements in the area that weren’t included in recent Austin Business Journal coverage. Professionals of all types mine this weekly list for business intelligence. Job seekers can get a jump on hiring, service providers can find new customers, and …
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Why I'm Bullish On This Overlooked Real Estate Sector

Why I’m Bullish On This Overlooked Real Estate Sector

Within the global listed real estate universe, the UK and Europe only make up 11 percent of the market capitalisation of the sector (according to MSCI Indices). They make up only 6 percent of the market capitalisation of the 50 largest real estate stocks globally. Asia, by contrast, makes up 42 percent of …
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What if Real Estate Investors Are Looking at the Housing Market All Wrong?

That’s the view of Harvard Professor Edward Glaeser, who’s touring Scandinavia as a speaker at the annual Skagen Funds conference. While economic analysis traditionally tends to look at the demand side of the housing market, ignoring the supply side could prove fatal, Glaeser said, warning of …
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Goldman Sachs to Offer Online Commercial Real Estate Deals

Goldman Sachs Group has formed a strategic partnership with Cadre, an online investment and research service for commercial real estate, giving the bank’s clients a cheaper alternative to traditional private equity funds. The partnership was cemented today with the close of a $250 million commitment …
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Ken Griffin's Real-Estate Shopping Spree Sputters In Bargain-Basement Chicago

Ken Griffin’s Real-Estate Shopping Spree Sputters In Bargain-Basement Chicago

He owns the most expensive home in all of New York City. He’s building what might be the most expensive home in the entire country down in Palm Beach, after briefly owning the most expensive home in all of Miami. And yet, when he’s in his hometown, Ken Griffin is still slumming it in the apartment he …
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J. Pocker’s New President, Eric Mauskopf, Discusses Art, Real Estate and the Millennial Market

NEW YORK, Jan. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — J. Pocker’s flagship store at 135 East 63rd Street in NYC and it’s three additional showrooms in the northeast have a new president. According to Eric Mauskopf, the new president of third-generation family company J. Pocker, “Like real estate,” he says, “art is …
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Real Estate Corner: Granite State gushing

While New Hampshire is a fairly small state, it has a surprising amount of great features that make living here just amazing. Today, I’d like to look at a few of my favorite things about New Hampshire. There are all kinds of recreation, beautiful landscapes, charming small towns, and bustling big cities.
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Trump's secretive real estate sales continue unabated

Trump’s secretive real estate sales continue unabated

President Trump’s companies sold more than $35 million in real estate in 2017, mostly to secretive shell companies that obscure buyers’ identities, continuing a dramatic shift in his customers’ behavior that began during the election, a USA TODAY review found. In Las Vegas alone, Trump sold 41 luxury …
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Goldman Commits $250 Million in Client Money to Real Estate Startup Cadre

Goldman is seeking to give wealthy clients new ways to invest money. It offers private-equity and hedge fund investments, as well as real estate opportunities. The firm is counting on the investment-management division — which includes the the private-wealth unit as well as an asset-management arm …
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Real estate investing startup Cadre partners with Goldman Sachs

The startup takes advantage of technology to make it easier and less costly for accredited individual investors – who must meet U.S. securities regulations for annual income of at least $200,000 or a net worth topping $1 million – and institutions to buy small stakes in U.S. commercial real estate online.
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See the $1 billion player entering the Arizona real estate market with a $58 million splash

See the $1 billion player entering the Arizona real estate market with a $58 million splash

See the $1 billion player entering the Arizona real estate market with a $58 million splash. Email; Share · Share … Florida-based Avesta Communities has entered the Arizona real estate market with its $58 million purchase of the Coronado Crossing apartment complex in Chandler. The development has …
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Tuscaloosa real estate market rolls with the success of the Tide

With students from across the nation flocking to the University of Alabama for their higher education, the real estate market is seeing a boom in T-Town. Undeniably, the university’s football team is playing a big part in the real estate sales around Bryant Denny Stadium. One realtor says she’s riding the …
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A plague of million-dollar homes haunts real estate

Owning a million-dollar home isn’t the rarity it used to be. The share of homes valued at more than $1 million has surged more than fourfold since 2002, according to new data from real estate site Trulia, which analyzed the luxury real estate market in the top 100 U.S. metropolitan areas. Across those …
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REX Real Estate Exchange, which operates outside MLS, raises $15 million

REX Real Estate Exchange, which operates outside MLS, raises $15 million

What sets REX apart, according to the company, is that it provides homebuyers and sellers with an “an innovative technology platform that replaces the conventional real estate model, effectively providing a digital alternative in the sale of a home.” The company also does not list its properties on the MLS …
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KKR Launches Aggressive New Real-Estate Fund

KKR KKR 2.91% & Co. has closed a $2 billion real-estate fund to buy properties that are more challenging than fully leased buildings in prime locations—but also offer the potential for higher returns. The new fund, which already has committed or spent about $250 million of the capital raised, is shooting …
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Re/Max: Real estate expected to boom in 2018

Gadgets, apps, online tools, real estate agents and technology – anything that makes buying and selling a home more plausible and less stressful will continue to launch and evolve, especially in 2018. He predicted consumers may not use bitcoins to buy a home tomorrow, but that could be in the future.
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Core Concepts Of Making A Wise Real Estate Purchasing Decision

Core Concepts Of Making A Wise Real Estate Purchasing Decision

Is 2018 the year you will buy a new home or investment property? Are you starting to window shop and find yourself looking at everything from private financing to custom cabinetry? Before you rush into a buying decision, make sure you understand a few core concepts smart real estate investors make …
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Courtland Partners of Cleveland agrees to be acquired by New York real estate investment firm

Courtland Partners Ltd. of Cleveland, a global institutional real estate consulting services firm, has agreed to be acquired by New York investment firm StepStone Group Real Estate LP. StepStone said in a news release on Tuesday morning, Jan. 9, that the transaction is expected to close by the end of …
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Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Contract to Acquire JANAF Shopping Yard …

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va., Jan. 09, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc.(NASDAQ:WHLR) (“Wheeler” or the “Company”), a fully-integrated, self-managed commercial real estate investment company focused on acquiring and managing income-producing retail properties …
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Don't lose real estate negotiations with a low-ball offer

Don’t lose real estate negotiations with a low-ball offer

A low-ball offer is one that’s significantly below a seller’s asking price, and entering into residential real estate negotiations with a low-ball offer is not a good idea. This is especially true today, where the market is designed for sellers, homes are selling quickly and receiving multiple offers. In today’s …
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Challenges of Nigeria’s real estate, by experts

Real estate is supposed to be one of the fastest growing sectors in the Nigerian economy, but practitioners said absence of regulation and finance have remained a clog in the wheel of the sector’s growth. DAYO AYEYEMI reports. Nigeria possesses all the key factors for real estate investment and …
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Hackers are the New Silent Party in Real Estate

Hackers are the New Silent Party in Real Estate. 01/08/2018 09:09 pm ET … They are responsible for running title to the property, ensuring that the property transferred legally and correctly from person to person and preparing the closing documents and deed to transfer ownership. They also collect and …
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Real estate market will continue to stay hot in 2018 | Guest Column

Real estate market will continue to stay hot in 2018 | Guest Column

The local real estate market is a challenge, but it’s still a great time to buy a home. Interest rates have only slightly increased from record lows and there are strong financing options for all buyers, even first-time homebuyers. Preparation and putting yourself in the strongest position to buy is the key. With a …
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DC cracks top 5 in US for foreign real estate investors

Respondents also say online shopping is likely to have the biggest effect on real estate over the next five years.” The top five property types listed by members are, in order: industrial, multifamily, office, hotel and retail. The Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate’s members are among the largest …
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Seattle’s popularity among foreign real estate investors rises as the Bay Area’s drops

Foreign real estate investors’ increasing desire to buy commercial properties in Seattle has put the city in one organization’s top 10 list. It’s the first time in the annual ranking’s 26 years that Seattle has cracked the top 10, according to a spokeswoman for the organization, Washington, D.C.-based …
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Developer breaks ground for Grapevine apartment project

Developer breaks ground for Grapevine apartment project

The 371-unit Jefferson Silverlake rental community will be located at State Highway 26 and Bass Pro Drive near Kubota Tractor’s new U.S. headquarters. It’s part of a mixed-use development that includes hotels, retail and office space. “This submarket has shown tremendous growth in the last couple of …
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Chicago law firm grows Dallas office with Uptown lease

International law firm Winston & Strawn LLP is moving its offices to a new building in Dallas’ booming Uptown district. Winston & Strawn has leased two floors of offices in the new Park District high-rise complex under construction at Pearl Street and Klyde Warren Park. The legal firm will lease 56,000 …
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Vail area real estate market cracks $2B for first time since 2008

EAGLE COUNTY — The Vail area estate market hadn’t hit $2 billion in annual sales since 2008. But Eagle County reached that plateau with month to spare in 2017. Because Land Title Guarantee Co.’s data reflect transactions reported with the Eagle County Clerk & Recorder’s Office, there’s always a …
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