SEC opens probe into Guggenheim over real estate transactions

SEC opens probe into Guggenheim over real estate transactions

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

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

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

Pan-Asia logistics real estate platform ESR poised for growth

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

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

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

Luxury Real Estate Sales Slowing

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

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

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

Montgomery County real estate briefs: Week of April 15

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

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

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

Paek looks at fair housing in Reading Real Estate column:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Real Estate Retreats As Volatility Continues

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

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

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

How Disney Put Its Magic Touch On Real Estate

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Owner of marketing firm buys Robitaille Real Estate building in Williamsville

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Real estate developer from Florida gets 7 years for investment scheme

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

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

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

Berlin’s real-estate Robin Hood

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

MECSC to Host School for Retail Real Estate Professionals

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

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

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

BMC invests in Aurora workforce housing

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

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

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

High-end mountain bike company rides into Golden

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

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

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

Rock Town Distillery buys Main Street building for $2M

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

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

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

Going upscale puts Cebu property firm on map

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

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

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

Why investors are betting big on real estate in outer space

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

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

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

Solano Real Estate Scene: Modern day redlining

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

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

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

What Makes Real Estate Valuable?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Novato real estate firm hires sales manager

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

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

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

New York real estate firms are shipping up to Boston

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

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

WENATCHEE, Wash.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, part of the HSF Affiliates LLC family of real estate brokerage franchise networks, today announced independent brokerage Jessup Real Estate has joined the network operating as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Jessup …
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Windermere/HKW Real Estate to host free shredding event in Lynnwood April 14

Windermere/HKW Real Estate to host free shredding event in Lynnwood April 14

Windermere/HKW Real Estate to host free shredding event in Lynnwood April 14. April 4, 2018. 4. 0. Windermere/HKW Real Estate office … food or cash are appreciated for the food bank. Windermere/HKW Real Estate office is located next to See’s Candy at 8811 – 28th Ave W, Ste J, Lynnwood. SHARE.
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New American Chamber of Commerce host Real Estate Investing for Beginners

The New American Chamber of Commerce hosted Real Estate Investing for Beginners at the Brooklyn Sheraton Hotel, March 24, 2018. Attorney Brian Figeroux co-hosted the event, which was attended by hundreds, many who came to hear keynote “soul activist” Jill Flowers. Topics ranged from …
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Real estate agent accused of embezzlement adds lawyer

A second lawyer was added Wednesday to defend a Texarkana real estate agent accused of embezzling from a former employer. Reena Corbin, 35, appeared for a pretrial hearing Wednesday afternoon before 102nd District Judge Bobby Lockhart with Texarkana lawyers John Pickett and Joe Tyler.
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2018 Deal of the Year: How this prominent Orlando attorney's lakefront estate sold for top dollar

2018 Deal of the Year: How this prominent Orlando attorney’s lakefront estate sold for top dollar

Dan Natoli knows the importance of building a relationship with a potential client — even if it takes nearly 10 years to result in a tangible deal. That’s exactly how the Premier Sotheby’s International Realty agent, along with co-broker Carolyn Burgiel, secured the listing assignment for a nearly …
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CEO to leave top post at Austin real estate firm SkylesBayne to pursue startup plans

Michele Skelding is stepping down from her role as CEO of SkylesBayne Co., a leading local real estate brokerage, to pursue her own business venture. Skelding said she has committed to staying with the company until the end of April, although she will be available to help the firm afterward to assist …
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Real estate funds just raised the most cash in a Q1 since 2008

New York’s real estate industry has plenty to worry about in early 2018, from rising interest rates to trade wars and a potential cyclical downturn. But strong private fundraising is an indicator that it might not get so bad after all. A staggering $33 billion in new private real estate funds closed globally …
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Muskingum County Real Estate Transfers

Muskingum County Real Estate Transfers

347 EDSJ Real Estate Ltd. to Jerald J. Ehlert and Juliann D. Barkley, 3795 Dona Drive, Zanesville, $134,900. 348 Anthony and Jeanne Thomas to Todd R. Bogner, 6515 Swing A Long Lane, Nashport, $20,000. 349 Robert L. and Elaine M. Ault to Kip A. and Anna M. Devoll, 1142 Iron St., Zanesville, …
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LA real estate investor places $74M bet on South King County

The company considers both the Row and Union long-term investments, Gelt Chief Operating Officer Jeff Harris said. The Row (25426 98th Ave. S.) has 247 units and sits on 10.8 acres, and the Union (2111 S.W. 352nd St.) is a 7.9-acre property. FPA had made some improvements to both, and Harris …
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Acquisition of Cleveland-based real estate consulting firm Courtland Partners closes

Courtland Partners Ltd. of Cleveland, a global institutional real estate consulting services firm, now is part of New York-based investment firm StepStone Real Estate. StepStone said in a news release that that has completed its acquisition of Courtland, which was announced last December, and that the …
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Denver real estate a relative bargain

Denver real estate a relative bargain

Tennyson, a pilot with Southwest Airlines, brings a mile-high perspective to the Mile High city’s real estate, which has never been more expensive. In Denver, Tennyson was able to buy a brand-new townhome in a mixed-use development called Sloans, just south of Sloan’s Lake, for far less than what he …
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SF supes oppose Wiener real-estate bill

The Board of Supes voted today to oppose Sup. Scott Wiener’s real-estate bill, SB 827. The discussion over the bill became a debate about much larger housing issues – and demonstrated the sharp distinctions between political leaders who want to rely on the private market to solve housing problems …
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Europe makes a comeback for real estate investors

European markets enjoyed a stellar 2017, attracting the largest share of global real estate investment volumes for the first time since 2010. The strength of the region is reflected in JLL’s latest Investment Intensity Index rankings which saw European cities account for seven of the world’s top 10 markets, …
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Sam Zell and Goldman Sachs Invest in Argentine Real Estate

Sam Zell and Goldman Sachs Invest in Argentine Real Estate

Mr. Zell, who is chairman of Equity International, is a well-known U.S. real-estate investor with a career spanning a half century. He made a fortune—and earned the sobriquet of the “grave dancer”—buying distressed real estate in the early 1990s and profiting handsomely later. In 2007, he sold Equity …
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RPR® Webinars to Help Reach Your 2018 Real Estate Goals

RPR_Webinars_Artboard 21 NAR PULSE—Introducing the 2018 webinar lineup from Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®). Each workshop will cover one essential aspect of a real estate agent’s business, showing agents how to use RPR data and reports to realize the full potential of every transaction.
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Commercial Real Estate Technology Solutions Continue to Grow in the United States With …

NEW YORK, April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Equiem, the global leader in tenant engagement solutions for commercial real estate based in Australia, today announced that it is officially expanding its presence to the United States (U.S.) real estate market. Known for their tagline of “breathing life into …
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Predicting real estate depreciation

Predicting real estate depreciation

In our first HousingWire column, last week, I explained how each quarter Veros Real Estate Solutions creates 12-month VeroFORECASTSM projections of residential property appreciation across the United States. I also detailed the 10 markets that we predict will have the highest appreciation between …
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Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Appoints Real Estate, Financial And Investment Strategist Nello …

RENO, Nev., April 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — A forward-thinking leader in financial services, banking, real estate investment and emerging growth companies Nello Gonfiantini, has joined the Diego Pellicer Worldwide, Inc. Board of Directors. The premium marijuana brand and retail development company …
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PODCAST: How Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff Turned A Real Estate Site Into One Of The World’s …

PODCAST: How Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff Turned A Real Estate Site Into One Of The World’s Hottest Mobile Apps … bet the entire company on the iPhone, his strategy for turning Zillow into one of the most popular apps around, and learn about the latest trends in the trillion-dollar real estate biz.
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Singapore Is Using Its Real Estate to Show the World Its Tech Chops

Singapore Is Using Its Real Estate to Show the World Its Tech Chops

Three property agencies, PropNex Realty, ERA Realty, and Huttons Asia all launched online marketplace for home transactions. On the commercial real estate front, more smart buildings are expected to come into the market. The ITM aims to push more innovative and sophisticated solutions such as …
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Real estate tax increase approved for Pulaski County

PULASKI COUNTY, Va.- – Voters in Pulaski County will soon see the largest tax increase in the county’s history after their $40 million decision was made last year. A 13-cent real estate tax hike is helping to fund the new middle school. Dublin middle and Pulaski middle schools are in desperate need of …
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Austin real estate team to help repair bombing victim’s home

We couldn’t think of a better, more deserving family to help,” said Roman Lopez, owner of Roman Lopez Real Estate. It’s help that can change the lives of House’s family. Lopez and his real estate team are partnering up with UT-alum Cedric Benson to fix the damaged home. “A few weeks ago we found …
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Frightened homeowner mistakenly shoots real estate photographer she thought was intruder

Frightened homeowner mistakenly shoots real estate photographer she thought was intruder

The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said the homeowner, whom 11Alive is not naming because she hasn’t been charged with a crime, hired a real estate consulting company, Real Estate Expert Advisors, to help her sell her home from the home off Ireland Court. Police said the photographer, Whitney …
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New real estate office opens in Geneva

It does not have a large real estate franchise that represents the downtown. The office is like my dream for the last 25 years. … I love the downtown. This is exactly what I want. It made me cry.” A ribbon cutting for the new office is scheduled for 3 p.m. April 26. And May 10 will be the company’s RED day, …
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IHT Launches Japan’s 1st ATO; Enters Tourism Real Estate Investment Market

The tourism sector has always been a lucrative industry attracting real estate developers and investors. IHT will connect assets holders with financial institutions by using its proprietary smart contract and distributed ledger technology. Using smart contracts allows for large real estate transactions to be …
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City of Lynchburg to host public auction for delinquent real estate

City of Lynchburg to host public auction for delinquent real estate

(WSET) — The City of Lynchburg is holding a public auction for delinquent real estate Monday afternoon. The auction will take place at 1 p.m. on Monument Terrace, 900 Court Street. The properties in the auction range from vacant lots to houses. According to the City, they can auction real estate property …
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Congresswoman Maloney earns income from rental complex accused of “slumlord” tactics

Maloney also owns a stake in the six-unit Virginia Beach rental property Athena II, which was worth between $1 million and $5 million in 2016, according to her financial disclosures. She earned between $165,000 and $1.15 million a year from Athena between 2014 and 2016. [NYDN] – Rich Bockmann.
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Brooklyn luxury market saw 11 contracts signed last week

There were 11 contracts signed last week in Brooklyn’s luxury real estate market, split between five condominiums and six houses. The deals between March 26 and April 1 worth $2 million or more went for an average price of just over $3.3 million, and the total contract volume was about $36.5 million, …
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Dick's Drive-In buys Kent site for $3M

Dick’s Drive-In buys Kent site for $3M

KENT — Dick’s Drive-In announced last year that it would open a seventh location in Kent. Now it has acquired almost nine acres for the planned restaurant on property just south of Domino’s and the Lowe’s at 24050 Pacific Hwy. S. King County recorded the $3 million sale last week. The seller was …
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WATCH: Real Estate Update, spring home sales

INDIANAPOLIS (WTHR) – We are heading into spring, which is a busy time for people looking to buy or sell their homes. But, the real estate market in Central Indiana is already seeing a bit of a change. Greg Cooper from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices explains what people looking to buy a home …
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Real estate transactions for Monday, April 2, 2018

W., Milan; $138,000. Mutschler, Randal R., Aurora, Ill., to Miller, Jennifer, Milan; 3713 Woodland Court, Milan; $385,000. Langdon, Ronald W. and Jacilyn, Moline, to Arsenal Properties, Chesterton, Ind.; 744 20th Ave., East Moline; $45,000. JMR Real Estate, Moline, to Owens, Mollie, Milan; 508 30th Ave.
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Boulder sees 1st multitenant net-zero energy lease

Boulder sees 1st multitenant net-zero energy lease

In increasingly competitive local commercial real estate markets, a great case can be made to “go zero” as a means of gaining a competitive advantage and attracting the next generation of savvy tenants who seek out these leading-edge spaces. NZE – when thoughtfully implemented – can be up to 19 …
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Swiss Real Coin Offering a Digital Slice of Swiss Commercial Real Estate

People finding real-world REITs too sober, opaque, or boring, may soon be able to invest in slivers of digitally-tokenized real restate in the tony heart of Europe. If their forthcoming ICO-funded venture succeeds, Switzerland-based Swiss Real Coin will soon be offering a Blockchain token-based RE …
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Want a RE-related side hustle? Start making architectural models

It may seem strange and nerdy, but people are increasingly commissioning miniature houses that they used to live in as keepsakes — and there’s some serious money involved. Commissioned models can cost from about $2,000 all the way up to nearly $85,000 from higher-end architecture studios, …
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Dubai's Damac to hire Barclays, HSBC for possible sukuk – sources

Dubai’s Damac to hire Barclays, HSBC for possible sukuk – sources

Damac Properties hired banks including Barclays and HSBC Bank for a possible sale of US dollar-denominated Islamic bonds, according to people familiar with the matter. The second-largest listed real estate developer in Dubai is expected to hire more banks to arrange the debt sale, which may …
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Asking for directions: Investors are searching for “a safe haven”

Investors seeking to minimize risk are at a loss as investments that typically rally during periods of volatility, like gold and Treasurys, weakened instead. Even more confusing, these assets unexpectedly diverged from the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen, going against the observed correlation from past …
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Can artificial intelligence outflank human real estate brokers? REX, a tech-powered firm, thinks so.

A new technology-driven real estate firm is launching in Denver this month with plans to crack the traditional real estate brokerage industry’s thick walls in a way no other startup has ever managed. REX Real Estate Exchange, based in Woodland Hills, Calif., will roll out the large siege engines of artificial …
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SAI Lodging buys 52-room North Little Rock motel for $2.2 million

SAI Lodging buys 52-room North Little Rock motel for $2.2 million

… an acre of property was appraised for $1.3 million. 2020LR financed the purchase with a $1.3 million mortgage from BancorpSouth Bank that matures in 2038. Richard Kelly, a member of 2020LR, signed the loan agreement with BancorpSouth Bank. The seller was Tri-B Realty Inc. of North Little Rock.
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Nomination deadlines near for Forty Under 40, Best in Class: Real Estate

The deadline to nominate an outstanding young leader in business for Crain’s Forty Under 40 is April 9. Since 1991, Forty under 40 has recognized uncommon levels of achievement by business leaders under the age of 40. Winners are selected based on factors such as financial impact and community …
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People in Business for Sunday, April 1

Realtors who receive the CRS designation have completed advanced courses and have demonstrated professional expertise in residential real estate. Home buyers and sellers can be assured that CRS designees subscribe to the strict Realtor code of ethics, have access to the latest technology and are …
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Growth spurt boosts number of real estate agents who team up to pool resources and market as a …

Growth spurt boosts number of real estate agents who team up to pool resources and market as a …

The public’s image of a real estate agent in part stems from goofy but honest Phil Dunphy on the popular TV comedy “Modern Family,” so much so that Ty Burrell, the actor who plays him, was a spokesman for the National Association of Realtors in his Dunphy character. He represented earnest …
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What’s great in 2018? Real estate agents talk hottest home decor styles, trends

With that much money changing hands annually, the Tulsa World asked a pair of veteran real agent agents what is catching the eye of home buyers in 2018. Here are … A former certified public accountant who’s been involved in real estate about 15 years, Frere has advice for home buyers. “I always tell …
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Babierge — now on Staten Island — is to baby gear what Airbnb is to real estate

Simply put: Babierge is to baby gear what Airbnb is to real estate. “Like an Airbnb. …we rent, deliver and set up clean, quality gear at a family’s home, hotel or vacation rental,” said Trish McDermott co-founder and vice president of communications for Babierge. “Millennials — and baby boomers too — are …
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