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Real estate News 02/2012



Summit real estate market strengthening, slowly
While Summit County's real estate sales have improved over the past few years, the nature of the resort market is holding things back compared to other residential areas. “What we have here is non-distressed sellers that are holding onto property and ...
Local real estate market picking up steam, firm reports
"Commercial real estate finished quite strong in 2011, and we're seeing even more activity the first of the new year. Confidence is returning, and indications are that this trend could continue through 2012." Bol and broker associate Jennifer Stanfield ...
Neuberger Berman Real Estate Securities Income Fund Announces Monthly Distribution
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Neuberger Berman Real Estate Securities Income Fund Inc. (NYSEAmex: NRO) has announced a distribution declaration of $0.02 per share of common stock. The distribution announced today is payable on February 29, 2012, ...
Global Real Estate Network Marks 39 Years
Results from the JD Power and Associates 2011 Home Buyer/Seller Study(SM) recognized RE/MAX for providing the "highest overall satisfaction for home sellers and home buyers among national full service real estate firms." Liniger, who by popular online ...
Real Estate the 'Down Under' Way Spells Success
1, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Australian native and former Aussie real estate business owner Lawrie Lawrence is showing some Lake Norman area realtors the "down under" way. After selling his successful eight-office real estate company in Australia ...
Real Estate the 'Down Under' Way Spells Success
1, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- Australian native and former Aussie real estate business owner Lawrie Lawrence is showing some Lake Norman area realtors the "down under" way. After selling his successful eight-office real estate company in Australia several ...
Hudson Valley Drops After Real Estate Charge: New York Mover
(HVB) plunged the most in more than two years as the commercial banking company's earnings missed analyst estimates after a charge to meet a regulatory order to cut commercial real estate loans. The fourth-quarter profit excluding some items was 27 ...
REAL ESTATE: Less divorce dampens housing market
The negative demographics were noted by Mike Konzal in his financial blog called Rortybomb that was picked up by Builder Pulse, a blog for home builders and others in the real estate development business. Konzal observed a “significant relationship” ...
Real estate price index continues downward price trend
By Inman News, Wednesday, February 1, 2012. The latest Standard & Poor's/Case-Shiller home-price indices report, updated through November 2011, continues a downward trend, "and there are few, if any, signs in the numbers that a turning point is close ...
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate expands in the South
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate has begun the year by signing up three new brokerages in Southern states, adding 202 agents to its network. The brokerage adds two offices and 75 agents to the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate network and will ...
Albemarle real-estate values take a 3 percent hit
Real-estate values in Albemarle County fell more sharply in 2011 than the previous year, according to assessment values released Wednesday by the county. Overall, assessment values dropped 3 percent after a 1.24 percent decrease in the numbers assessed ...
Real estate firm Realogy, Gov. Christie celebrate groundbreaking in Madison - The Star-Ledger
A year ago tomorrow, executives from real estate conglomerate Realogy were in North Carolina, seriously considering moving its corporate headquarters — and 1300 jobs — from its site in Parsippany. They already had picked a location and North Carolina ...
Davis Wright Launches Calif. Real Estate Practice With DLA Laterals
Davis Wright Tremaine has launched a California real estate practice with three lawyers from DLA Piper in Los Angeles. Partners Mark Nelson and Tiffany Switzer and of counsel Nancy Clapp joined the firm Tuesday. The team focuses on acquisitions, sales, ...
Facebook's IPO Could Mean Higher Real Estate for MV
When companies announce their intention to sell shares on the public market, the impact trickles down and real estate values could impact Mountain View. By Claudia Cruz The Facebook logo is displayed outside of Facebook's new headquarters in Menlo Park ...
Allstate's Wilson Says Interest Rates Fuel Energy, Real Estate Investments
(ALL), the largest publicly traded US auto insurer, is investing in energy and real estate as near record-low interest rates squeeze income from bonds, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Thomas Wilson said. “For insurance companies or long-term ...
Real Estate Holds Up its End in CalPERS, CalSTRS 2011's Minimal Returns
Thankfully, though, real estate wasn't the culprit. The California Public Employees' Retirement System (CalPERS) earned a small, but positive 1.1% return for the 12-month period ended Dec. 31, 2011. According to CalPERS investment staff, ...
Patent Rights Group Inc. Acquires Patent to List Real Estate Over Mobile Devices
TORONTO, ONTARIO, Feb 02, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Patent Rights Group Inc. of Toronto Canada (PRG) Announced Today the Acquisition of a New Patent for Advertising and Listing Real Estate Over Mobile Devices. By acquiring this patent asset, ...
Get tools for success in commercial real estate investing
Demonstrating plenty of patience, and maintaining the right perspective are essential traits for investing in commercial real estate. Experts say success in commercial real estate investment requires the willingness to spend a lot of time and effort up ...
State Real Estate Drop the Worst on Record
By Chris Dehnel Home sales in Connecticut dropped 13 percent in 2011, making it the worst on record, according to The Warren Group, the preeminent compiler of real estate statistics in New England. Boston-based Warren began tracking real estate data in ...
A New Alternative For Real Estate Investors
Over 50 years ago, President Dwight D. Eisenhower signed legislation that enabled small investors to make investments in large-scale, significant income-producing real estate. This law, named the REIT Act, combined the attributes of mutual funds and ...
Santander's Results Show Resilience Despite Heavy Provisions Against Spanish ...
Santander's Results Show Resilience Despite Heavy Provisions Against Spanish ...
International Tax Specialist, Demetri Yatrakis, Joins WeiserMazars LLP's Real ...
International Tax Specialist, Demetri Yatrakis, Joins WeiserMazars LLP's Real ...
Property Trax: Dane County's annual delinquent property tax bill drops for ...
Property Trax: Dane County's annual delinquent property tax bill drops for ...
Venable Adds Stroock's Koffler to Head NY Real Estate Practice
2 (Bloomberg) -- Venable LLP, the Washington-based law firm, hired Peter G. Koffler, a partner at Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP, as the firm expands its New York real estate practice. Koffler joined Venable's New York office and will lead its real ...
State Real Estate Drop the Worst on Record
By Chris Dehnel Home sales in Connecticut dropped 13 percent in 2011, making it the worst on record, according to The Warren Group, the preeminent compiler of real estate statistics in New England. Sales of single-family homes in Connecticut dropped to ...
Greater Boston Real Estate Board and nonprofit ACCESS Launch $200000 ...
Greater Boston Real Estate Board and nonprofit ACCESS Launch $200000 ...
Spain Gives Banks That Merge Two Years to Clean Up Real Estate
2 (Bloomberg) -- Spain will give struggling banks more time to take their share of 50 billion euros ($65.7 billion) in real estate charges if they agree to merge with other lenders. Banks will have until the end of May to present merger plans that will ...
Good Outlook for Some Sectors of Real Estate Market
by Evan Bedard on February 2, 2012 in Real Estate (Source: By Rich Laden, The Gazette, Colorado Springs, Colo.) - After periods of slow home sales, higher commercial vacancies and increased numbers of foreclosures, real estate in the Pikes Peak region ...
McGuire Real Estate Agents Join 2012 Women's Council of REALTORS(R), East Bay ...
McGuire Real Estate Agents Join 2012 Women's Council of REALTORS(R), East Bay ...
Newt Gingrich To Be Endorsed By Real Estate Mogul Donald Trump
A person close the Gingrich campaign confirmed that the Republican will be endorsed by real estate mogul Donald Trump. Newt Gingrich likes to play in the big league and he's not messing with small endorsements. He's going big and an endorsement from ...
Swiss Property Market Boom Near Risk Zone In 4Q -UBS
ZURICH – Switzerland's property market boom continued in the fourth quarter, driven by low interest rates and the steady influx of cash-rich migrants, and is edging closer to the risk zone of a market monitoring index. The Swiss Real Estate Bubble ...
Real Estate Scoreboard for Seal Beach, Rossmoor and Los Alamitos
Being such a good weekend to keep an eye on scoreboards, thought we'd let you know the local real estate score. Current active-listing tallies show Seal Beach's 45 well ahead of Rossmoor at 27 and Los Alamitos at 10. These figures include single-family ...
Poland may seek partner in real estate IPO-sources
By Adrian Krajewski and Agnieszka Barteczko | WARSAW Feb 3 (Reuters) - Poland may try to line up a real estate fund as an investor in property group PHN as part of attempts to ensure it fetches the planned 1 billion zlotys ($315 mln) from an initial ...
Fort Wayne, Indiana Real Estate Website Advisory: Steep Drop in Home Prices ...
Fort Wayne, Indiana Real Estate Website Advisory: Steep Drop in Home Prices ...
LMP Real Estate Income Fund Inc. as of December 31, 2011
LMP Real Estate Income Fund Inc. is a non-diversified, closed-end management investment company. Legg Mason Partners Fund Advisor, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Legg Mason, Inc., serves as the Fund's investment manager and is responsible for the ...
Real Estate Stocks: Is Home Ownership a Bad Investment?
By Rebecca Lipman, Kapitall, The Motley Fool Posted 11:56AM 02/03/12 Investing Today's history lesson: Investing in home real estate has shown itself to be a bad investment. A real shocker, considering it defies the universally accepted idea that ...
After Two Decades, Real Estate Returns To The Super Bowl
For the first time in 21 years, a residential real estate company will run a commercial during the big game. Century 21 Real Estate, an international realty powerhouse, is coughing up some serious cash to run a 30-second ad during the third quarter of ...
Spain approves bank reforms to clean up real estate mess, revive banks and ...
Spain approves bank reforms to clean up real estate mess, revive banks and ...
Alexandria Real Estate Equities Earnings Preview
By Motley Fool Staff Posted 1:48PM 02/03/12 Investing Watch Alexandria Real Estate Equities' (NYS: ARE) earnings report to see if it can beat analyst expectations for the fifth consecutive quarter. The company will unveil its latest earnings on Tuesday ...
Kentwood Real Estate affiliates with Christie's
Kentwood Real Estate of Greenwood Village has been granted affiliate status by New York-based Christie's International Real Estate. Kentwood's experience in Denver's luxury market, defined as homes with a listing price of more than $1 million, ...
XL's Environmental Team Unveils Enhanced Real Estate Portfolio Protection
3, 2012 -- /PRNewswire/ -- The insurance segment of XL Group plc (NYSE: XL) today unveiled enhanced pollution protection for real estate portfolios. Available through its Insurance segment's Environmental team, XL Group's coverage provides real estate ...
This week in Real Estate
Read more real-estate news in this week's pages, including why it may be a good time to buy a home but is still a tough time to sell, as well as a Realty Q&A about how to sell a share in your home. No doubt, Florida has had its share of housing ...
Celebrity Real Estate
With the Super Bowl looming, and two legendary—or soon-to-be-legendary—quarterbacks going head to head, it seems only fitting to decide this contest in the realm with which we're most familiar: real estate. Today, we're assigning five football themed ...
REAL ESTATE: Apartment markets will get even tighter
Commercial real estate firm Marcus & Millichap is expecting that Riverside and San Bernardino county residents will continue finding jobs as 2012 moves along. An estimated 22700 jobs were created in the two-county region last year, most of them in the ...
Real estate business marking its 75th year
Ronald J. Henry Co., an independent real estate and insurance firm, this year marks its 75th year in existence. The business occupied what is now Firehouse Deli from the 1950s to 1973 before moving to its current location at 1675 Post Road, ...
Central Minnesota real estate market is up; lower-priced properties still ...
Central Minnesota real estate market is up; lower-priced properties still ...
Top Lafayette Real Estate Agent Dana Green Presents Exclusive Swatt California ...
Top Lafayette Real Estate Agent Dana Green Presents Exclusive Swatt California ...
Piedmont, Oakland Real Estate Agent Bruce Wagg to Receive Prestigious Better ...
Piedmont, Oakland Real Estate Agent Bruce Wagg to Receive Prestigious Better ...
Top Lafayette Real Estate Agent Dana Green Presents Exclusive Swatt California ...
Top Lafayette Real Estate Agent Dana Green Presents Exclusive Swatt California ...
State Real Estate Drop The Worst On Record
By Chris Dehnel Home sales in Connecticut dropped 13 percent in 2011, making it the worst on record, according to The Warren Group, the preeminent compiler of real estate statistics in New England. Boston-based Warren began tracking real estate data in ...