Three Big Myths About LA's Real Estate Bubble

Three Big Myths About LA’s Real Estate Bubble

As real estate investors, prospective homebuyers and brokers look back, 2017 could probably be called “The Year of Real Estate Records.” Dozens of major real estate markets saw rent and home prices continue to rise, sometimes even hitting all-time highs, while building on years of steady growth …
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Adler launches $150M real estate fund

Adler Real Estate Partners recently launched a $150 million commercial real estate fund, its largest fund to date. Adler Real Estate Fund IV will target light industrial real estate and office properties in U.S. markets with strong growth, according to data from Preqin, an alternative asset industry database.
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How Are Fintech And Proptech Changing The Real Estate Industry In 2018?

The antiquated ways of the real estate market have paved the way for proptech and its experience-based applications. It is now possible for a buyer to purchase a home without ever leaving their couch by using a wide array of online tools to view and assess the property of their dreams in one sitting.
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BRIEF-Meiho Enterprise sells Tokyo-based real estate property

BRIEF-Meiho Enterprise sells Tokyo-based real estate property

BRIEF-Meiho Enterprise sells Tokyo-based real estate property. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Feb 28 (Reuters) – Meiho Enterprise Co Ltd. * Says it sells a Tokyo-based real estate property on Feb. 28, at an undisclosed price. Source text in Japanese: goo.gl/D1CgBc. Further company coverage: (Beijing …
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Real estate and tech 4-ever

Riggs Kubiak, Brandon Weber and Caren Maio have decided to take on Microsoft—or at least the way real estate professionals use Excel—and change how the hidebound industry does business. They say their endeavor only makes sense if they are in New York. Proptech, as property technology has …
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Canada’s commercial real estate market sets another record in 2017: report

“Investors are not shying away from Canadian commercial real estate,” said CBRE Canada executive managing director Paul Morassutti Tuesday. “We have record low vacancy rates, record low unemployment, increasing institutional allocation to real estate and supportive immigration that fuels …
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Tucson Real Estate: Shipping and logistics company moving in near airport

Tucson Real Estate: Shipping and logistics company moving in near airport

Palo Verde by Bakerson LLC bought Palo Verde Apartments, a 52-unit complex at 3493 E. Lind Road, from DLGS Jak Properties LP for $1.5 million. Allan Mendelsberg and Daniel Leibsohn, with Picor, handled the transaction. Francis Xavier Deziel bought 7th Avenue Apartments, a 12-unit complex at …
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Wilson man agrees to real estate license suspension

A Wilson man’s real estate license has been suspended for six months following a year-old stalking conviction in Johnston County. Bradley B. Eagles accepted the suspension, effective March 1, in a Feb. 14 consent order issued by the North Carolina Real Estate Commission. Eagles agreed to “return …
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Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene Expands Presence in Texas Gulf Coast with …

HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Gary Greene (“Gary Greene” or the “Company”), Houston’s longest-standing real estate firm, today announced plans to open a new office in League City during the second quarter of 2018. The new office will be located …
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BRIEF-Loadstar Capital KK to acquire real estate and to take out loan of 1.2 bln yen

BRIEF-Loadstar Capital KK to acquire real estate and to take out loan of 1.2 bln yen

BRIEF-Loadstar Capital KK to acquire real estate and to take out loan of 1.2 bln yen. Reuters Staff. 1 Min Read. Feb 27(Reuters) – Loadstar Capital KK. * Says it will acquire a Tokyo-based real estate on Feb. 28. * Price undisclosed. * Says it will take out a loan of 1.2 billion yen on Feb. 28, to fund the …
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Tenants Demand Technology from Real Estate Industry Still Using Spreadsheets

Despite the trend of modernizing back office real estate processes, a surprisingly high percentage of real estate owners and operators are still using spreadsheets and paper to manage their properties. A new report out today outlines just how large the divide is between what tenants expect and how the …
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iBuying: Real estate buying, selling transitions in internet age

In real estate, the new buzzword is iBuying. It’s as simple as click, sell and move. iBuyers are a group of startups with deep pockets ready to make an offer to buy your home and close the deal within days. And while the startups don’t all technically have mobile apps yet, the process of selling a home the …
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Exclusive: Saudi Arabia prepares to auction detained billionaire's real estate, cars – sources

Exclusive: Saudi Arabia prepares to auction detained billionaire’s real estate, cars – sources

DUBAI/KHOBAR, Saudi Arabia (Reuters) – Saudi authorities are preparing to auction billions of dollars of real estate and cars belonging to billionaire Maan al-Sanea and his company as they look to hasten an end to one of the kingdom’s longest-running debt disputes. The planned sale is the latest …
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A Treme mansion for $1.59 million: Real estate roundup for Treme, Uptown and Metairie

What will $1.6 million buy around the New Orleans area? Looking through the real estate listings this week, we found three residences: A Treme property designed by famous 19th-century architect Henry Howard now on the market for $1,590,000; a contemporary Uptown house with a Japanese garden …
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Crowdfunding real estate site Groundfloor launches online public offering, seeking $500K (+ video)

RALEIGH – Groundfloor, the crowdfunding real estate lending site that is a pioneer in the field and haws a growing resume of successful deals, is seeking to raise more than $500,000 from rank-and-file investors. Born in Raleigh in 2013 but based in Atlanta after North Carolina proved to be a slow …
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Normandy to convert upper retail floors at ABC Carpet building to office

Normandy to convert upper retail floors at ABC Carpet building to office

Normandy Real Estate Partners plans to spend $40 million to convert several of the upper retail floors at the ABC Carpet & Home building in the Flatiron District into office space. Once the conversion is complete, the developer will market the space with asking rents above $100 per square foot, the Wall …
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Mercedes-Benz starting work on new AllianceTexas office center

German automaker Mercedes-Benz is breaking ground this week on a new North Texas employment center. Mercedes-Benz Financial Services USA LLC is starting work on a 200,000 square-foot business operations center in the AllianceTexas development in North Fort Worth. The new office building …
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15 Common Real Estate Misconceptions And What Newcomers Need To Know

Entering the real estate industry is a new and exciting prospect for any hopeful buyer, agent or investor. The market is your oyster — unless you fall victim to the misconceptions that plague both buyers and sellers. To ensure you don’t fall into the trap of believing all the myths of the real estate market, …
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Mystic-Based Shutters & Sails LLC Affiliates With Century 21 Real Estate Franchise System

Mystic-Based Shutters & Sails LLC Affiliates With Century 21 Real Estate Franchise System

MYSTIC, Conn., Feb. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Shutters & Sails LLC announced today that it has joined the CENTURY 21® Franchise System and will now do business as CENTURY 21 Shutters & Sails. The company will continue to provide full-service real estate services to buyers and sellers …
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Seven Secrets To Successful Single-Family Rental Real Estate Investing

Real estate investing in general, and single-family real estate investing in particular, is very different from buying stocks, commodities or most other investments. Real estate is a leveraged investment that has the potential for delivering excellent returns because the cash down payment is a fraction of the …
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Real estate investors will benefit from new tax law

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law by President Donald Trump on Dec. 22. Many investors want to know what impact the new law will have on their own tax situation. With some quick research, and a lot of help from our certified public accountant, hopefully we can shed some light on the …
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Chicago Real Estate Council's capital markets outlook

Chicago Real Estate Council’s capital markets outlook

The Chicago Real Estate Council brought together a prestigious group of lenders to discuss the state of the commercial mortgage lending market, 2018 production forecasts and market trends. The presentation, Real Estate Capital Markets Outlook, was held on February 20, 2018 at Maggiano’s Little …
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Buyer to treasure collection of Lower Downtown assets

The portfolio also includes other tenants, including an insurance company and floor covering manufacturer. Urban Villages Inc., a real estate development and property management company, will take over management and operations. No immediate changes to the property are planned. Urban Villages …
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BOONE REAL ESTATE – Ad from 2018-02-26

Serving Mason County Over 65 Years Barbara Boone, Principal Broker Sarah Boone-Jayasuriya, Agent Cindy Ring, Agent Angie Boone-Ishmael, Assoc. Broker US 68, Southgate Plaza Across from Mason County High School 606-564-3696 Licensed in Kentucky …
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How to end the Olympics right

How to end the Olympics right

As the 2018 Winter Olympics come to an end, The Financial Times is applauding a host city that turned gold medals into the real thing. In Whistler, a ski town outside of Vancouver where the numerous events for the 2010 Winter Olympics were held, real estate has continued to skyrocket as snow …
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More Steamboat buyers contribute to Routt County’s robust real estate market

Land Title Guarantee Company in Steamboat Springs reports that out of all 1,608 buyers for real estate last year, just six were citizens of other countries. There were just four international buyers in all of 2017 and a single international buyer in 2015. The numbers were six in 2014 and eight in 2013.
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Turkey’s biggest real estate company to help Kanal Istanbul integrate with new projects

As the country continues to grow with megaprojects that are closely monitored domestically and internationally, it is moving forward with confident steps into the future. Murat Kurum, the general manager of Emlak Konut REIT – Turkey’s biggest real estate investment company that has 33 projects planned …
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Real Estate Corner: Do I really need a home inspection?

Real Estate Corner: Do I really need a home inspection?

This is your chance to have an expert go through the property from top to bottom. The goal is to identify health and safety issues. It gives buyers a more complete picture of what they are buying and what if anything is reasonable to ask the sellers to repair. Some buyers may resist a home inspection due …
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Neil Shekhter on Up-and-Coming Real Estate Destinations to Keep an Eye on in 2018

LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / February 25, 2018 / There were big changes in the high-end real estate scene throughout the last 12 months or so. Real estate developers introduced world-class residences of all types. Owners put residences up on the market for breathtaking amounts, too. People …
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Where did 2017 home prices go up in Orleans Parish?

The report is completed by Real Property Associates using data on single-family home sales from the New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors and the Gulf South Real Estate Information Network. It breaks out average sales prices for single-family home throughout the region by ZIP code.
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Mindset! Mindset! Mindset!

Mindset! Mindset! Mindset!

Having a positive mindset is essential to being successful at anything in life – your personal life, business or sports. The God given talent we have makes up 25% of our success. The coaching we have, no matter how great it is, makes up 25% of our success. But the most important ingredient is your …
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Residential real estate transfers, Feb. 25

Legacy Homes Omaha LLC to Zehr, Ashley and Levi, 7902 N. 86th Ave., $240,000. Hancock, Derek and Belcoe, Ana to Eledge, Andrew and Keara, 8442 Craig Ave., $205,000. Bruner, Tracy to Oakland, Tyler and Joelle, 8826 N. 82nd St., $128,500. Ehrhart, Pamela A. Estate to Double A Homes LLC, …
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Real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties: Feb. 25, 2018

Here are all the deeds registered in Western Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley and published in The Republican for the week ending Feb. 25, 2018: Agawam. Anastassia Iourtshenko to Anna Balitsky, 82-84 Walnut St., $100. Katherine M. Garfield and Katherine M. Rooney to Michael S. Rooney, …
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Miami County Real Estate Transactions

Miami County Real Estate Transactions

Rebecca Arthur, Gregory Kistner to David Wimmer Jr., one lot, $92,100. National City Bank, PNC Bank N.A., successor to Secretary of Veterans Affairs, one lot, $0. Liberty Savings Bank FSB to Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, $0. Group1 Properties LLC to Natasha Long, one lot, $86,900.
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6 Ways to Make Money with Real Estate

Real estate has produced more millionaires than any other business. According to data from the National Council of Real Estate Investment Fiduciaries Index, retail real estate has produced average annual return of 10.8% over the past two decades. As with any other business you need to plan your …
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Selecting The Real Estate Agent

It means that a number of agencies and agents could introduce their clients to the property, through that principal agent. This system works well, especially in franchise systems, real estate associations, or related groups. This, however, requires a level of uniform modes of conduct under a multiple listing …
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The secret Chinese luxury market that's a retailer's heaven

The secret Chinese luxury market that’s a retailer’s heaven

Sign up for China Watch for weekly emails on Chinese real estate investments. The result shows in retailers’ booming performances: Swire Properties’ mall in the city, Sino Ocean Taikoo Li, has reportedly logged “double-digit” growth since 2014 when it opened, while the mall Chengdu IFS increased …
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Real Estate Recovery

“A couple of big deals recently, around US$10m, suggests a certain appetite has returned to the market,” says Edward de Mallet Morgan, Head of the Caribbean Department at global real estate consultants Knight Frank. “Buyers who have been contemplating the Caribbean for years, and who are …
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All Things Real Estate: Name must be on deed to sell property

Q: My parents did not leave a will. Both have been dead 10 years or longer. Since then I have paid any debt they had and paid the property taxes on their house. I have four other siblings who, at the time of our last parent’s death, did not want to sell the property, although I did. Now they do! Of course …
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ON REAL ESTATE: 2018 is the year of the seller

ON REAL ESTATE: 2018 is the year of the seller

Whether you’re an empty nester, a downsizer, or just bored with your neighborhood, 2018 is looking like a good year for you — it’s going to be the year of the seller. The real estate market has been heating up, and since homes started being listed again in January, the prices have been steadily rising.
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Real Estate Developer Accused Of Pay-To-Play Scheme

HARBOR GATEWAY (CBSLA) — A real estate developer — whose $72 million apartment complex in the Harbor Gateway area was approved three years ago by the Los Angeles City Council — was charged Friday, along with his secretary, with using straw donors to funnel tens of thousands of dollars to …
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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Feb. 24, 2018

Sunrise Development LLC paid $2,000,000 to Castleberry Inc. for a 13,136-square-foot retail property at 222 S Portland. Paul Ravencraft handled the transaction. • Western Charm LLC paid $1,655,000 to Roger Boyvey for an 8,489-square-foot retail property at 5940 Northwest Expressway. George …
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Steppenwolf Theatre selling nearby real estate to fund campus expansion

Steppenwolf Theatre selling nearby real estate to fund campus expansion

Steppenwolf Theatre Company plans to sell a landmark building just south of its main campus, in a deal expected to fund construction of a large new theater and other improvements to the Halsted Street complex. The theater company said it has a deal to sell Yondorf Hall, a four-story building at 758 W.
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Jury finds real estate agent guilty of money laundering

A U.S. District Court jury agreed with federal prosecutors Friday that Arvel “Ray” Henderson II conspired with another man to have $500,000 of tainted money deposited into his bank account, convicting him of conspiracy to commit money laundering and four counts of money laundering. The verdicts …
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Cryptocurrency makes its way to Dallas-Fort Worth’s housing market

An El Segundo, California-based startup has brought cryptocurrency home sales to Dallas-Fort Worth, with plans to sell a North Dallas house after fixing it up and readying it for a would-be buyer. Aperture Real Estate Ventures has launched its Property Coin concept in North Texas, giving home buyers …
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$320M venture capital-backed real estate startup OpenDoor launches in Triangle

$320M venture capital-backed real estate startup OpenDoor launches in Triangle

Editor’s note: Led by a Duke graduate and US Navy veteran and backed by more than $320 million in venture capital, Opendoor is now doing business in the Triangle. Here’s the backstory about the company as well as the experience of the firm’s first Triangle customer. RALEIGH – Ms. Tremaine …
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Dallas real estate developer arrested after child porn found on his home computer

A Dallas real estate developer has been arrested after several videos depicting prepubescent girls being raped were found on his home computer, … Public records show Kasnetz has been involved in several real estate development companies that have owned Uptown and West End properties.
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RI Real Estate Notes: $1.65M sale in Middletown

A home at 43 Hoover Rd., in Middletown, was sold Feb. 9 for $1.65 million. The seller was David S. Patrick of Sutton, Massachusetts, and the buyers were Andrew and Beatriz Smith of Wayland, Massachusetts, according to deed records. The C​o​nnor Dowd Realty Group​ at Keller Williams Realty​ …
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Salesman branches out from real estate to pen first book

Salesman branches out from real estate to pen first book

“This book has really come out of my educational experience, learning about leadership and the practical experience of applying leadership in my first 25 years in human services, and certainly applying it to my own business,” said Hanley, a real estate agent at ReMax Power Associates on Lyter Drive in …
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UBS Principal Capital Asia buys 1.61 crore shares of Indiabulls Real Estate

On February 22, 2018 Orient Global Cinnamon Capital sold 1,64,26,545 shares of Indiabulls Real Estate at Rs 211.01 on the BSE. However, UBS Principal Capital Asia bought 1,61,85,106 shares at Rs 211. On Thursday, Indiabulls Real Estate ended at Rs 220.80, up Rs 4.60, or 2.13 percent on the …
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Best Real Estate Deals of 2017 finalists announced

The Dallas Business Journal is pleased to present the list of finalists for its Best Real Estate Deals of 2017 Awards. This program highlights the very best in commercial real estate in North Texas across 20 categories and hundreds of nominations from last year. You can see all the contenders for the 26th …
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Real estate CEO shares his drive for diversity with students

Real estate CEO shares his drive for diversity with students

As an immigrant, Emile Haddad has experienced many of the same challenges faced by minorities working in the U.S. real estate industry. And as a survivor of civil war, he’s also experienced the challenges faced by religious minorities in Lebanon. “I lived as a minority all my life, and as a result, I know …
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This week’s top commercial real estate transactions

Maga Texas Holdings LLC purchased an 11-acre tract near the northwest corner of Interstate 45 and East Wintergreen Road in Hutchins. The property will be developed for a hotel. Clay Mote with Venture Commercial brokered the sale with Lynn Dowdle of Dowdle Real Estate. Investor Stonelake …
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Flat-fee real estate company Home Bay expands to Texas

Home Bay offers a “team of top licensed real estate agents” along with a technology platform that “expedites each transaction” to borrowers, all for a flat fee of between $2,000 and $3,500. And by paying its flat fee rather than the traditional 3% listing fee charged by real estate agents, Home Bay claims …
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Real Estate Transfers: 2-22-18

Real Estate Transfers: 2-22-18

… • 415 Donbar Drive, Bowling Green, residential, from James Bissland, successor trustee, to David and Rose Drain, $264,900. • 0 and 111 W. Bryant Ave., Wayne, 3 parcels, residential, from Netcher Family Rentals LLC, to Douglas Gump Sr. and Brenda Gump, $57,000. • 10866 Bay Trace Drive, …
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Risky Business: When Parents Hire Their Children as Real-Estate Agents

When selling a home, it can seem like a no-brainer to choose a real-estate agent who also happens to be the owner’s child. By hiring their child to market a pricey home, parents can boost their child’s career and provide financial help in the form of a hefty commission. But agents caution that selling a …
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As home prices rise, Brevard County Property Appraiser works to keep costs low

Brevard County has approximately 330,000 parcels of real property and 50,000 tangible personal property accounts that must be valued annually. Although it is a challenge for the Property Appraiser to arrive at an accurate estimate of value on all properties and administer almost 200,000 exemptions …
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Fidelity Investments: Commodities, Gold, Real Estate Are Plays on Rising Inflation

Fidelity Investments: Commodities, Gold, Real Estate Are Plays on Rising Inflation

Inflation can erode purchasing power and drag stocks lower, requiring investors to make diversifying into different asset classes a top priority in a rising inflation environment. But it can’t just be a move to more bonds or stock exposure – Fidelity Investments said that investors need to think outside the box.
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Historic Rand Tower in Minneapolis will be turned into a hotel under new plans

The new owners of the historic Rand Tower plan to convert the 89-year-old office building into a hotel. Maven Real Estate Group is planning to spend an estimated $59.5 million on the project, according to an application for historic tax credits it submitted to the National Park Service. The project has been …
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Building a Real Estate Dream Team

Teams are an increasingly popular method of serving clients in the purchase and sale of a home. Teams in real estate are the future because the job is getting harder—it’s almost impossible for one person to do it all on their own without dropping the ball on something. Episode 11 of the Center for …
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A vacancy in Bon Air

A vacancy in Bon Air

More than 60 years later, church leaders have enlisted the aid of a global real estate consulting organization to help them decide what to do with the land and buildings once the school is gone. That’s expected to happen by the start of the 2018-19 school year, when St. Michael’s Episcopal School …
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District eyes real estate purchase

Cheeseman said the property was a good purchase, primarily because of its close proximity to the district’s current land. Cheeseman said he was barred from answering further questions, per Bradshaw’s request and directed further questioning to the superintendent’s office. Vadnais first toyed with the …
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Real Estate Assessments Up 1.78 Percent In McLean

MCLEAN, VA—Fairfax County reports that 2018 residential property assessments increased by an average of 1.78 percent in McLean, a smaller change compared to the countywide average of 2.17 percent. On the other hand, the average home assessment for 2018 for McLean was $924,703, notably …
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Bangor Officials Want to Protect Prime Real Estate

Bangor Officials Want to Protect Prime Real Estate

BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – Bangor officials are worried that they are losing prime real estate to apartments. As the downtown area has undergone a revitalization over the last few years, recently an increasing number of open ground floor spaces in busy areas have been outfitted as residential instead of …
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IGR: My Real Estate Money Machine

IGR is a closed-end global real estate fund that provides a monthly dividend far in excess of the market average, useful in today’s low rate environment. The fund’s current portfolio is largely US-centric, somewhat surprising for a global fund, although its largest holding is in the UK. The fund is lightly …
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Real estate transactions

41 Linden Ave: Linda A. Mcgregor-Garber and Robert B. Mcgregor to Linda A. Mcgregor-Garber and Lee A. Garber, $35,000. 609 Plymouth Colony Unit 609: James M. Obrien to Dyrz LLC, $192,000. 28 Hunting Ridge Farms Rd: Mirror Lake LLC to Mary T. Barker-Fachini and John J. Fachini, $384,000.
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County to pick real estate agent to represent for sale of Agriplex property

County to pick real estate agent to represent for sale of Agriplex property

CALDWELL — County Commissioners received proposals from all three real estate firms that were asked to submit letters of interest to handle the sale of the 80-acre parcel known as the Agriplex property, the site that was, until last year, considered a potential new home for the Canyon County Fair.
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Another apartment project on the way on Dallas’ Ross Avenue

Austin-based Cypress Real Estate Advisors has been working on the apartment project on Ross Avenue since last year. The almost 300-unit, 4-story rental project will be constructed on the former site of the Credit Union of Texas at 4600 Ross Avenue. “Cypress was drawn to this dynamic redevelopment …
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Detroit Builds Up And Out With Real Estate, Entrepreneurs

Mike Kirk has worked in Detroit since the mid-1970s, and he said the city’s resurgence strikes a familiar feel. “This is the fifth time that Detroit’s kind of come back up,” Kirk, principal at Neumann/Smith Architecture, said Tuesday during a Bisnow panel held Tuesday on adaptive reuse and placemaking in …
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Veteran Real Estate Development and Portfolio Management Executive Michael H. McNaughton …

Veteran Real Estate Development and Portfolio Management Executive Michael H. McNaughton …

RIDGEWOOD, N.J., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Michael H. McNaughton today announced the launch of M2 Real Estate Advisors, LLC, a real estate consulting firm providing counsel and execution support to developers and investors focused on the regional mall, shopping center, urban retail, …
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HUNT Real Estate ERA Listing Ads Powered by Adwerx Enterprise

DURHAM, N.C., Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — HUNT Real Estate ERA, an historic real estate brokerage with offices in both New York and Arizona, today announces that it has joined the Adwerx Enterprise automated listing advertising program. The new program will power listing ads for HUNT’s over …
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Real estate transfers

The following real estate transfers were recorded by the Sandusky County Auditor’s Office from Feb. 10 through Feb. 18: Townsend Township. Vickery Point LLC to Greg F. Allen and Janice L. Thomas, 37.12 acres on Clearview Dr., $70,000. Emma S. Holmes to Kent R. Nason, CR 268, $10,000.
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Raiders Stadium giving commercial real estate owners a new outlook on future possibilities

Raiders Stadium giving commercial real estate owners a new outlook on future possibilities

But with momentum building Raiders Stadium, the commercial real estate market is starting to show investors there may be room for a big future again. He said the owner has no plans to change anything for at least five to seven years. He wants to see what happens with the stadium first. For now, tenant …
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The Most Expensive Real Estate Rentals In Philadelphia

Whether you’re house hunting or not, it can occasionally be amusing to check out a deluxe listing to see what kind of residences folks with some serious cash can afford. So what exactly does the top of the line of Philadelphia’s rental market currently look like — and what amenities, room count and …
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2018: Experts predict vibrant real estate

Taking a look at what 2018 holds for the sector, experts, which comprised developers, institutional investors, mortgage providers, media practitioners, property consultants and brokers at Fine and Country West Africa’s investors series, agreed that the outlook was bright and promising for real estate, …
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These were the top Manhattan real estate loans in January

These were the top Manhattan real estate loans in January

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

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

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

Are boom times leaving quality design behind?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Stakeholders optimistic about real estate growth

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

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

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

Cybersecurity and Real Estate: What Realtors Should Expect In 2018

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

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

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

Motley Fool: Easy real estate income

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

4 Types Of Content Real Estate Marketers Need To Be Using

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Presidents Day weekend busiest time for Palm Beach real estate pros

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

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

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

Geeking out about real estate

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

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

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

Real estate investors plead guilty to rigging public foreclosure auctions

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

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

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

eXp Realty Exceeds 8000 Real Estate Agents Across North America

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

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

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

Fire destroys real estate office in Longview

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Real estate technology company Homesnap secures $14 million in funding

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Compass Points To The Future of Real Estate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Would Forest City Agree to a Brookfield Deal?

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

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

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

Lawyer launches book on real estate investment

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Storage World among recent central Arkansas real estate transactions

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

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

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

Real estate firm wins top honors

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

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

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

Coastal Delaware’s real estate market: Recovery?”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tax reform to impact Dayton’s commercial real estate industry

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Perica team joins Gori, Realtors Real Estate Company

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Designing Real Estate Teams for Maximum Performance

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Incumbent faces real estate owner for Williamson County treasurer

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Why are there no women on real estate TV shows?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Big Doubt Looms Over Real Estate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

SAK sees demand-driven growth in real estate sector

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

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

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