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Real Estate News

Several ways to divide the real estate portion of an estate
Q: How do I divide a real estate inheritance? An uncle died and named me the executor of his estate, worth several million dollars. It included several pieces of real estate. Only one sibling and I were included in the estate. (My other two siblings ...

Five Reasons Why Your Real Estate Investments Aren't Earning You Money
His responses were stable cash flow with some potential for appreciation, long-term time horizon of 5 to 10 years, not tolerant of high-risk investments and his real estate experience was limited to the purchase of his single-family residence. These ...

Why REITs Outperform Real Estate In The Long Run
REITs have consistently outperformed private real estate investments by a large margin in the last 25 years. The reasons for this outperformance are just as valid today as they were in the past. REITs are more cost-efficient, have a scale advantage ...

Real estate briefs: Sugar Land Town Square inks office deals
The Houston developer Blazer has broken ground on Augusta Woods, a four-story apartment project for ages 55 and up in Spring. The 180-unit complex, at 7833 Augusta Pines Drive near Kuykendahl, will have one- and two-bedroom options, with monthly ...

Real Estate Tech With Staying Power
The 85,000-square-foot factory of Full Stack, a modular manufacturing company in the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Center right, a model home made of stackable steel modules with electricity and high-end finishes. Stefano Ukmar for The New York Times ...

Real Estate Technology: Try, Try Again
It's an apt metaphor for some technology today, particularly in the real estate industry, which is quick to jump on the newest disruptive innovation, but often ends up with the next Bluetooth-enabled toaster instead. Is any of it really necessary ...

This week's top commercial real estate transactions
A Plano-based investment group has purchased Hebron Fairway Centre, a 14,690-square-foot neighborhood retail center at 1628 W. Hebron Parkway at State Highway-121. Kevin Butkus and Derek Schuster of Weitzman brokered the sale. An investor ...

US Expands Coverage of Real estate Anti-Money Laundering Program
The U.S. Treasury Department said Thursday it has expanded an anti-money-laundering data program that requires title insurance companies to reveal the owners of shell companies buying luxury real estate. The changes lower the value threshold of ...

Real Estate Markets Cooling Across The Country, And It's Not Just The Winter Effect
After a slow and painful recession period, economic prosperity pushed the market out of recovery mode and into a full-fledged real estate boom characterized by double-digit price growth, rock-bottom inventory, and surging buyer demand over the past few ...

Chinese Exodus From US Real Estate Accelerates With Sale of LA Site
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group has agreed to sell a glitzy development site in Beverly Hills, Calif., the latest sign that Chinese companies are bailing out of U.S. real estate after years of loading up on these properties. A venture between ...

'Monopoly for Millennials' hits shelves, sans real estate
It's just like Monopoly – except in this iteration real estate is expensive and nobody has enough money to buy a home. Unveiled on Thursday, 'Monopoly for Millennials' is the latest iteration of the classic Hasbro board game in which players rack up ...