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Christie's and Christie's International Real Estate Launch Innovative Vineyard ...
Christie's and Christie's International Real Estate Launch Innovative Vineyard ...
National Association of Real Estate Editors Atlanta Conference to Deliver News ...
National Association of Real Estate Editors Atlanta Conference to Deliver News ...
Real Estate News: When Your Grown Children Move Back Home
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City panel moves to close legal loophole in real estate transfer tax
The City Council's Finance Committee moved Monday to close a legal loophole with the potential to cost the city and CTA $6 million-a-year that has allowed investors purchasing defaulted loans and mortgages to avoid paying the city's real estate ...
Isle of Wight supervisors drop proposed real estate tax increase below 10 cents
The real estate tax increase is in addition to a proposed $72 annual stormwater fee mandated by state and federal authorities, and an increase of $10 to county vehicle licensing fees. The boosted vehicle fees alone are expected to raise approximately ...
It's The Law: Real estate contract modification must be written
The appellate court also acknowledged the Statute of Frauds required all contracts for sale of real estate be in writing, but ruled the seller was barred from relying on that provision because the buyer had changed its position in reliance upon the ...
Garfield County real estate sales dip during first quarter
GLENWOOD SPRINGS — Real estate sales in Garfield County were down 14 percent through the first quarter of 2013 in terms of dollar volume, although the number of actual transactions was up slightly. According to property sales figures from January ...
Another record setting $19.5 million Dallas real estate listing: “Dans Bois ...
Another record setting $19.5 million Dallas real estate listing: “Dans Bois ...
Banks Buying Hong Kong Towers as Rents Climb: Real Estate
Curbs on residential properties, in place since 2010 to stem a surge in homes prices that have more than doubled since early 2009 to world's highest, may be encouraging developers to sell commercial real estate more aggressively as they try to make up ...
Famous Bijan Mansion SOLD ... to Fan of Gaudy Real Estate
But our real estate sources tell us ... after 10 months on the market and 140 showings -- real estate guru David Kramer sold the digs to an affluent L.A. buyer for $9.8 million. So what do you get for all that green? 6 bedrooms, 12 baths, a $200,000 ...
Real estate trends for spring 2013: Homeowners, borrowers have upper hand
Homeowners who endured years of declining home values will discover that the game has changed in their favor this spring. Low mortgage rates are attracting more buyers. And the inventory of homes for sale is shrinking, giving sellers less competition ...
Capitol Alert : FPPC : Michael Rubio real estate transactions didn ' t break laws
California's political watchdog agency has determined that a former state senator who engaged in real estate transactions with a friend and campaign donor did not violate the state's political ethics laws. The Fair Political Practices Commission had ...
Former lawmaker's real estate deals not a gift
SACRAMENTO, Calif.—A former lawmaker who resigned to take a job in the oil industry did not violate political gifting laws when he entered real estate transactions with a campaign donor who owns an oil-refining business, a state political watchdog ...
Real Estate in the Nation's “Most Exciting City”
In plain numbers, according to SocketSite, “Over in Oakland, the average monthly rent is up 14.6 percent year-over-year to $1,947 per month while down in San Jose it's $1,873 per month, up 8 percent year-over-year.” Real estate values, meanwhile, are ...
Court should send real estate flipper Blaine Murphy to the big house ...
Court should send real estate flipper Blaine Murphy to the big house ...
6 Worst Types of Real Estate Investments
As any experienced real estate investor will tell you, not all investment properties are created equal. Homes that might be perfect for a primary residence, for example, might not yield positive cash flows — and without positive cash flows, you're ...
REFILE-German real estate group IVG mulls debt-equity swap -sources
Sponsored Links. REFILE-German real estate group IVG mulls debt-equity swap -sources. Tweet · Share this · Email · Print. Related News. Special Report: Subprime bond bounces back, leaving behind a subprime borrower. 9:32am EDT. Related Topics ...
Hot Seattle residential real estate called 'surge market'
When Dolly Lenz, called the queen of U.S. real estate, speaks, people listen. And that's what a select group of John L. Scott Real Estate high-end luxury real estate agents did when Lenz and real estate appraiser and consultant Alan Pope of Alan L ...
Chicago Real Estate Market Update: April Home Sales Soar Yet Again
The Chicago real estate market continued to demonstrate it's incredible strength in April with home sales up 32.5% over the previous April. That's on top of last April's 19.4% increase and it's the 22nd month in a row of year over year home sale ...
'Wikipedia of real estate' taking shape
As listing sites ramp up efforts to augment their statistical data with local color, a real estate developer may soon launch a new website devoted solely to delivering qualitative, community information to homeowners, buyers and sellers. WikiRealty ...
Funds See Opportunity in Real Estate
A glitzy Manhattan real-estate crowd gathered in March to join Barry Sternlicht, chief executive of Starwood Capital Group, at a party celebrating the launch of condo sales at the Baccarat Hotel & Residences, a new development across from the Museum of ...
Real Estate: Bidding Wars in Northern Virginia
Llosa's firm analyzes variable factors in a real estate transaction to advise their clients on the best approach to deliver a winning bid that may not be the highest. It offers tools, advice, and resources such as hourly e-mail alerts that notify ...
Hampton Council to consider real estate tax hike
"If the real estate rate continues to decline and the tax rate isn't adjusted we are looking at cutting a park, closing the history museum, closing a couple of community centers, closing branch of libraries there's just nothing else left," said City of ...
Oaktree seeks to merge German real estate unit with peer
N) is in advanced talks to merge its German office real estate unit Acorn with competitor Prime Office (PMOG.DE), Prime Office said in a statement on Wednesday. The combined companies would be listed and hold assets worth 2.3 billion euros, Prime ...
Real estate execs sound off on Park East, downtown: Slideshow
That is what The Business Journal did recently with its Real Estate Roundtable and the resulting conversation was thought provoking and hopefully could lead to some action. The group discussed many topics, including jump-starting the development of the ...
Trulia expanding real estate platform with big acquisition
FORTUNE -- Online real estate listing platform Trulia (TRLA) today announced plans to acquire Market Leader (LEDR) for approximately $355 million. For those not familiar with Market Leader, it is a Kirkland, Wash.-based provider of customer ...
What You Get for ... $870000
There's also a family room. Next to the main house is a one-bedroom, one-bath guesthouse. OUTDOOR SPACE: Nearly five acres, with a private one-acre pond stocked with trout. TAXES: $5,179 a year. CONTACT: Denise Andres, ERA Landmark Real Estate, ...
Crowdsourcing comes to commercial real estate
Using a crowdsourcing model, CompStak offers a free service to commercial real estate professionals. Candidates who want to access the database must put in a request on the company's website and then the submissions are reviewed to make sure each ...
House Hunting in ... Bali
The property market in Bali is growing by leaps and bounds, fueled by an increase in domestic tourism and by Indonesian investors from Jakarta and Surabaya, said Zoe Rice, a sales associate for Elite Havens, a real estate company based in Bali. There ...
New state law cracks down on real estate abuse
INDIANAPOLIS - A new state law will allow regulators to take quick actions against real estate agents involved in corrupt deals. The Call 6 Investigators exposed Garden Home Realty and its owner David Garden last Nov. Garden promised potential ...
Friday's Moefest, to be held at the Hinman Quad on the Binghamton University ...
Friday's Moefest, to be held at the Hinman Quad on the Binghamton University ...
Nomura Real Estate Plans to Raise $1.8 Billion Through REIT IPO
The developer plans to sell 1.75 million shares in its real estate investment trust in Tokyo on June 12, according to a document filed with the country's finance ministry. The REIT will consist of 227.6 billion yen worth of warehouses and commercial ...
Loudon County seeks change in real estate law
Legislators representing Loudon County will go back to the drawing board to work on changes in real estate law that could affect the disposition of tax-delinquent properties across the state. The issue in Loudon came to a head last October when 293 ...
Riding the Real Estate Investment Trust Roller Coaster
1CO2200A0507 This week, Malkin Holdings cleared a major hurdle in its quest to list its portfolio, which includes the Empire State Building, as a $1 billion real estate investment trust. Should the Malkins list in the near future, they'll be doing so ...
Net-a-Porter Targeting Childrenswear, Not Real Estate - Mashable
Net-a-Porter Targeting Childrenswear, Not Real Estate. 1.8k. Shares. Share. Tweet. +1. What's This? Alison-loehnis-net-a-porter. Lauren-indvik. By Lauren Indvik 2013-05-09 05:54:22 -0400. Luxury e-commerce destination Net-a-Porter launched out of the ...
Real Estate Q&A: Revocable Trusts and Wrap-Around Mortgages
Here are the basics on the most common trust, a revocable living trust (RLT). State laws differ, but an RLT is set up to allow the trustor (forming the trust) to skip probate court at death. The trustor would title all their real estate, bank accounts ...
Real estate market improving in state
The residential real estate market improved in the state for the third quarter in a row, according to a report released Thursday by the University of Washington. By NICHOLAS K. GERANIOS. Associated Press ...
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The difference in rent can indeed be based upon expected use and wear and tear. But Mr. Kaminsky noted certain exceptions allowed under New York's real estate laws. First, a rental tenant may bring into the apartment one additional person as a roommate ...
In London, an Underground Real-Estate Revolution
This is all happening on the edge of the West End, the most expensive real-estate market in the world." Property prices in London's smartest neighborhoods have been rising consistently largely because of an influx of foreign buyers, so the appeal of an ...
Upscale Real Estate of Highland Park, Texas
Along a lush stretch of Preston Road, where manicured lawns gently roll down to a lake, three of Dallas's most prominent businessmen own estates in a row: Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones, who has a 14,000-square-foot spread, real-estate mogul Harlan ...
Zell Says He Sees Fewer Opportunities in Real Estate
Zell, chairman of Equity Residential (EQR), the largest publicly traded U.S. apartment landlord, said he continues to believe multifamily buildings are a good investment and sees fewer opportunities in other parts of the property market. He said real ...
Ares Management to buy real estate investor AREA Property: WSJ
Investment firm Ares Management will acquire AREA Property Partners, gaining the New York-based real estate investor's $6 billion in assets, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people briefed on the matter. Terms of the transaction were not ...
Choosing the right agent for you
There are all kinds of ways to choose a real estate agent to sell your house. You may use your brother-in-law, for example, or take a recommendation from a co-worker. But according to an informal survey of agents from across the country, there are ...
Lloyds Sells UK Real Estate Loans
LONDON—Lloyds Banking Group PLC Friday said it has agreed to the sale of a portfolio of U.K. commercial real estate loans worth £527 million ($814.2 million), as the state-owned bank steps up the pace of its asset sales. Lloyds sold the loan portfolio ...
Men plead guilty in real estate scam
A Costa Mesa man and three Irvine men were convicted of defrauding hundreds of victims in a multistate real estate scam, authorities said Thursday. Justin Dennis Koelle, 23, of Costa Mesa, and Jacob John Cunningham, 26, and John D. Silva, 28, both of ...
Brothers convicted in NM real estate scam
SANTA FE (AP) — A Santa Fe jury has convicted two brothers who were accused of stealing $440,000 from an elderly couple in a real estate investment scam. The New Mexico Regulation and Licensing Department says the verdicts against Michael Maxwell ...
Top 10 U.S. Real Estate Sector ETFs
The ETF real estate sector is primarily dominated by Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs). In turn, most REITs are focused on commercial real estate sectors including office, shopping malls, hospitality, and to a lesser extent, residential real estate ...
Deal ups KeyCorp's real estate portfolio
The transaction does not impact Bank of America's commercial real estate banking business, KeyBank said. Instead, it involves “substantially all” of the third-party commercial mortgage-backed securities and special servicing rights from Bank of America ...
Two Trees' Jed Walentas Talks Domino Sugar Plans at Brooklyn Real Estate ...
Two Trees' Jed Walentas Talks Domino Sugar Plans at Brooklyn Real Estate ...
Hospitality, real estate in China set to boom, summit finds
Cornell faculty, international business leaders, Shanghai Vice Mayor Zhao Wen and other Chinese government officials gathered to examine the state of China's hospitality and commercial real estate markets and discuss current trends, challenges and ...