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Real estate News 06/2012



Real Estate Agents Make Android Apps to Promote Listings, Boost Sales
With new Andromo app maker, real estate agents can now quickly create their own Android apps without programming or the costs of hiring a consultant. Having a custom app gives agents a competitive edge by making their listing information visible to a ...
About real estate: What buyers should expect when seeking a mortgage today
Q. Do real estate investors need a real estate sales or broker's license before they can buy a rental property? You certainly don't need a license if you buy the property yourself and only your name will go on the title, assuming that you won't be ...
Real Estate Mogul Armando Montelongo Establishes New Company Headquarters in ...
Real Estate Mogul Armando Montelongo Establishes New Company Headquarters in ...
High court says 'unearned' fees charged by lenders and other service providers ...
High court says 'unearned' fees charged by lenders and other service providers ...
Celebrity Real Estate: Chris Brown lists penthouse
The modern home occupies the entire top floor with direct elevator access and also features high ceilings, a separate office, and "designer-appointed" bathrooms. According to the property history, Brown purchased the home for $1.6 million in February ...
Real estate pros caught up in HOA takeover scheme
Fourteen more people -- including two licensed real estate brokers -- have pleaded guilty in a scheme to fraudulently take control of nearly a dozen homeowners associations in the Las Vegas area, bringing the number of guilty pleas and convictions in ...
Land Transfer Tax Poll Results Released Ahead of Important Announcement by ...
Land Transfer Tax Poll Results Released Ahead of Important Announcement by ...
Is It Safe To Return To Real Estate Investing?
Is it possible that investing in a real estate security could be among those prudent decisions you make? Real estate has become something of a bad word to most Main Street investors given what we all saw happen to home values and consumer spending in ...
Real Estate| Foreclosure sales drop in first quarter in Myrtle Beach area
Rod Smith, director of general brokerage for Coldwell Banker Chicora Real Estate, said the decline in foreclosure sales “might be because a lot of the best deals are snatched up first. That's why if people see something in their price range they need ...
Investors Real Estate Trust Declares Regular Quarterly Common Share ...
Investors Real Estate Trust Declares Regular Quarterly Common Share ...
Real estate spotlight, June 1, 2012
By AUBREY COHEN, SEATTLEPI.COM STAFF Here's a home that gives new meaning to the idea of a "great room." The original part of the house, at 625 Hillside Drive E., was built in 1923 by the renowned Seattle architect Paul Thiry and features wood walls, ...
Asia's Real-Estate Markets Show Signs of Cooling
By JASON CHOW Measures taken last year by Asian governments to cool their countries' property markets are proving effective, according to a study by real-estate firm Knight Frank, though the intended slowdown is coming at a time when the global economy ...
Real estate sales drop, prices jump in April in Myrtle Beach area
By Janelle Frost - [email protected] MYRTLE BEACH -- Grand Strand real estate sales dropped in April even though some local Realtors said business was good for them that month. Single-family home sales along the Grand Strand declined 2 percent in ...
Real estate can be good investment
Want to consider moving some of your 1-percent saving account money into a real estate purchase yielding multiple times that rate? Given the 25-percent increase in area non-foreclosure property sales transactions, it should be safe to wade in to the ...
Fees get a high-court reprieve
In a decision that could have significant impacts on the fees that consumers pay in real-estate transactions, the US Supreme Court has ruled... By Kenneth R. Harney No comments have been posted to this article. WASHINGTON — In a decision that could ...
Desert Mountain Home Listings Now Available via LREP Mobile and MyAzHomeSales.com
Luxury Real Estate Partners today announced a partnership with Smarter Agent to provide Desert Mountain Home listings on smart phones and tablets. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) June 02, 2012 Desert Mountain Home Listings now available via LREP Mobile and ...
Medford real-estate broker sentenced for tax fraud
A prominent Medford real-estate broker has been sentenced to more than two years in federal prison for a tax-preparation scam that targeted clients in the Bay Area. Samuel Fung pleaded guilty to tax fraud charges and is scheduled to begin serving his ...
Expert: Local real estate market has 'turned the corner'
Having worked for 30 years as a commercial real estate broker in Central Texas, Rowe's influence on the region's retail landscape in particular has been formidable. She has brokered land sales and negotiated leases that have placed countless retailers ...
Real estate transactions for June 3
$775000 Parent Beverly, Beverly Parent Trust to Douglas Andrew B, Andrew B Douglas Revocable Trust, Lot 30 Harbour Landings Estates, OR Book 02421 Page 4169, May 24. $720000 Lis Andrew, Lis Angie to 6260 LLC, 6260 Champions Row Land Trust, ...
National Commercial Real Estate Loans Firm, Clopton Capital, Currently Seeking ...
National Commercial Real Estate Loans Firm, Clopton Capital, Currently Seeking ...
Supreme Court decision could increase fees in real estate deals
By Kenneth R. Harney WASHINGTON — In a decision that could have a significant effect on the fees that consumers pay in real estate transactions, the US Supreme Court has ruled that "unearned" fees charged by lenders and other service providers do not ...
One Las Vegas Condo Listings Now Available via LREP Mobile and MyLvCondoSales.com
Luxury Real Estate Partners today announced a partnership with Smarter Agent to provide One Las Vegas Condo listings on smart phones and tablets. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 03, 2012 One Las Vegas Condo Listings Now Available via LREP Mobile and ...
Real estate transfers December part 3
1001 City Ave., Condo W-209, Esther Plotkion and James Rosoff to Ivan Torres and Mariana Pena-Trestini, $65000. 100 W Montgomery Ave., Condo 10, Michael and Nancy Emma to Patricia Lilly, $245000. 1240 Valley Road, Sherri Levy to Julia Swain Tr and ...
Real estate agent inspired by her team
By GENE STOWE South Bend Tribune Correspondent MISHAWAKA -- After her first year as a real estate agent, in 2007, Diane Bennett decided she could serve clients better with a team than with the solo practice that left her juggling responsibilities ...
Commercial Real-Estate Update, June 7-17
Source: Commercial real-estate information is compiled by CompuName from county records. The listings include the largest transactions in Franklin and surrounding counties. Some figures are rounded. Columbus International High School will move into the ...
Commercial property professionals expect values to climb
By Roger Vincent With corporate profits increasing, commercial real estate professionals expect their industry to improve in the second half of the year, according to a survey. The Urban Land Institute, an industry trade group and think tank, ...
China real estate unlikely to rebound: report
By MarketWatch Beijing (MarketWatch) -- Despite rising transaction volume, prices for China's real-estate market are unlikely to rebound, China's state-controlled news agency Xinhua said in a Saturday commentary. The commentary said housing price ...
Glimmer of hope in real estate sector sparks handicapping of early leaders
As economists and data wonks debate whether the US housing market is at or near its bottom and heading into a recovery phase, this might be a good time to focus on some early leaders in the real estate sector. For example, there is nothing quite like ...
Real estate firms steer wheel in other directions
VietNamNet Bridge – The frozen real estate market have forced real estate firms to jump into other business fields, where they hope they can earn money to survive and wait for the market to warm up. The shareholders' meeting of Thai Binh Duong Real ...
Real Estate Industry Wants Smaller Boards, More Relevant Experience
Based on the feedback from 12 chairmen and independent directors from organizations in real estate, mortgage finance, homebuilding, restaurants, hospitality and healthcare, Boards are looking to change their structure to include more members with ...
Former Sheriff Green takes the Fifth in real estate case
By Bob Warner The city's former sheriff, John D. Green, recently invoked his constitutional right against self-incrimination in a civil case involving Sheriff's Office real estate sales. Green's attorney, Peter J. Scuderi, confirmed Friday his client ...
Persian Gulf Stocks: Al Tayyar Travel, Aldar, Saudi Real Estate
Saudi Real Estate Co. (SRECO) headed for the biggest increase since April, climbing 2 percent to 26.2 riyals. The board of the Saudi real estate developer approved contributing 16.7 million riyals ($4.45 million) to a capital increase of its unit Al ...
Real estate as retirement income
(MoneyWatch) Is the real estate market a good investment for retirement? I haven't fielded that question in at least five years, but over the past six weeks, I have been pleasantly surprised by the number of people who are reconsidering real estate as ...
Murder trial of Aventura real estate executive winding down
By DAVID OVALLE The murder trial of an Aventura real estate executive is winding down with closing arguments slated to begin Monday. Charged with second-degree murder, Adam Kaufman is accused of strangling his wife, Eleonora “Lina” Kaufman, ...
Garett B. Stoffels Joins BGC Partners' / Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's Growing ...
Garett B. Stoffels Joins BGC Partners' / Newmark Grubb Knight Frank's Growing ...
Technicals Turn Negative on This Real Estate Play, According to Financial Site ...
Technicals Turn Negative on This Real Estate Play, According to Financial Site ...
Global Real Estate Prices Have Worst Showing Since 2009
While real estate markets in some countries are still doing well - globally the real estate picture is not looking so rosy. According to the Global House Price Index by Knight Frank, from a global perspective real estate prices are performing as badly ...
BlackRock Launches Global Real Estate Securities Capability; Appoints Industry ...
BlackRock Launches Global Real Estate Securities Capability; Appoints Industry ...
Zephyr Real Estate Launches Online Agent Resource Center
SAN FRANCISCO, CA, Jun 04, 2012 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) -- Zephyr Real Estate continues its advance as the leader in cutting-edge marketing and technology with the launch of its new online agent resource center. This internal information repository is ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Will Present At Sidoti & Company's ...
Monmouth Real Estate Investment Corporation Will Present At Sidoti & Company's ...
Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc. Announces the Portfolio Purchase of Nine ...
Inland Real Estate Acquisitions, Inc. Announces the Portfolio Purchase of Nine ...
Westcore Properties and Dune Real Estate Partners LP Sell Garfield Business ...
Westcore Properties and Dune Real Estate Partners LP Sell Garfield Business ...
Westcore Properties And Dune Real Estate Partners LP Sell Commerce Center At ...
Westcore Properties And Dune Real Estate Partners LP Sell Commerce Center At ...
Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust Announces Agreement to Acquire Fully Leased ...
Pure Industrial Real Estate Trust Announces Agreement to Acquire Fully Leased ...
Real estate numbers signal slowdown: analyst
The latest Metro Vancouver real estate numbers are “very clear signs” of a slowdown in the market, according to a local analyst. “We're getting this consistently now,” said Tsur Somerville, director, centre for urban economics and real estate, ...
Prominent metro Detroit real estate broker Ralph Roberts files for Chapter 11
By Greta Guest and Joe Swickard Ralph Roberts, author and local real estate broker, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection from creditors including his mother. Roberts, 55, a prolific author of real estate books including "Foreclosure ...
Real estate magnate touts 'creative market' for Kingsbridge
Four decades later, the self-made real estate magnate wants to remake the vacant Bronx structure as a hub for the next generation of immigrant entrepreneurs. Woo and his West Village firm have drafted an armory plan that features a "creative market" ...
Realtors Property Resource Relies On Birst to Provide Real Estate Brokers with ...
Realtors Property Resource Relies On Birst to Provide Real Estate Brokers with ...
Commercial Real Estate Company ITRA Global / Customized Real Estate Services ...
Commercial Real Estate Company ITRA Global / Customized Real Estate Services ...
Which countries have the best-performing residential real estate markets?
The Knight Frank Global House Price Index measures the performance of residential real estate markets around the world. According to the firm's June report, these 10 countries saw the greatest increase in housing prices in the one-year period that ...