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Danville man faces obstruction charge in alleged real-estate bid rigging scheme
WASHINGTON -- A Danville man already accused of helping to rig bids at public real estate foreclosure auctions in San Joaquin County will face an additional charge, prosecutors said. Andrew Katakis has been charged with obstruction of justice in ...
Miami's newest real estate buyers could 'parler francais'
The group's annually exhibition in France, now a half-dozen years old, is helping stir up buzz, association CEO Teresa King Kinney told the crowd Friday at a real estate awards luncheon. Realtors expect the next major wave of buyers to come from Asia, ...
Dallas-Fort Worth commercial real estate transactions
BGM Service Shop LLC acquired an 8,400-square-foot light industrial building at 3731 Conflans Road in Irving from JT Computer Marketing. James Kang and Jason Miller of Bradford Commercial Real Estate Services negotiated the sale with Rik Massengale ...
Coles County real estate transactions
.... - 1205 Adams Ave. in Charleston, Leonard and Vicki Kirkpatrick of Charleston purchased from Nancy Hiltebeitel of Hot Springs, Ark., $26,000. - Lot 6 of Sunnydale Estates, lots 1-15, in Charleston, First Mid-Illinois Bank and Trust of Mattoon ...
A real estate explosion in Edgewater, Miami's next trendy district
The revival of construction — which sputtered during the real-estate crash — is poised finally to remake the character of the once-blighted city neighborhood, which unofficially stretches from Northeast 17th Street north to the Julia Tuttle Causeway ...
Real estate putting Arizona back on Wall Street's radar - AZCentral.com
Arizona is becoming more relevant in the stock market again, thanks largely to real estate. The number of public corporations headquartered in Arizona is growing for the first time in three years, helped by a spate of initial public offerings ...
Southwest Florida real estate briefs for May 12, 2013
According to the newly released REALTrends 500 annual ranking report, Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate was ranked first in transaction sides among Naples/Fort Myers residential real estate companies based on 2012 results. With eight offices and ...
Nevada real estate agents get aggressive finding homes for sale
Realtors go door-to-door to finish sales: Real estate agent Mario Dominguez knocks on doors in his buyers' desired neighborhoods because he can't find many homes for sale in the Reno and Sparks market. Low inventory has caused many to be more ...
Moms show their kids the real estate ropes
When Jeff Cadwallader moved back home from Colorado to help his mom Jeanne with her business, he became a third-generation Realtor. "I always knew I'd end up in real estate," said Jeff, who remembers helping his mom study for her real estate exam as ...
Asia's Best Analyst: China, Real Estate
Reading China's property market was tougher than usual in 2012 due to uncertainty over how effective the government would be in curbing stubbornly rising prices. Chen Geng, a Shanghai-based analyst at Phillip Securities, figured the best way to take ...
Retail real estate landscape is looking different after the recession - The Star-Ledger
But as the dark clouds of the recession roiled over New Jersey, large and small retailers became tentative. A survey of lease renewals by CoStar Group, a commercial real estate information company, showed 10-year lease renewals for retail outlets began ...
Should I invest in real estate overseas?
What are the advantages and disadvantages of real estate investments overseas? —DANIEL L., New York City. Direct investment in foreign property, be it a mall or a second home, is a risky proposition. Sure, you could nab greater gains than in the U.S., ...
ACRE announces Mega Real Estate Education Event in Montgomery on May 22nd
Juanita McDowell, President & CEO of InMotion Real Estate Institute will headline and deliver "Maximum Marketing, Minimum Dollars" at the fourth annual Montgomery ACRE Education & Outreach (E&O) event presented by the Alabama Center for Real ...
Iraqi Kurdistan Real Estate Market Makes a Comeback
A key indicator of the region's economy, real estate, has been sluggish but has seen a dramatic improvement in just the last few weeks since KRG Prime Minister Nechirvan Barzani negotiated an agreement with Baghdad in late April to end the boycott of ...
Real estate transactions for May 13, 2013
$1,225,000 Altman Lawrence D, Altman Denise A to Carrigan John Gregg, Carrigan Family Florida Real Estate Trust, Lot 4 Lakewood Ranch Country Club Village, O.R. Book 02470 Page 1455, May 1. $1,100,000 Lusby David J, Lusby Suzanne D, Murphy ...
Flaherty Says Canada Real Estate Trust Wave Is No Concern
Canadian Finance Minister Jim Flaherty said he's not worried by the recent wave of businesses spinning off real estate assets into tax-preferred trusts. Canadian Tire (CTC/A), the country's largest sporting goods retailer, said May 9 it will create a C ...
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Weak Yen Helps Push High-End Real Estate Sales
According to Tokyu Land Corp. , Japan's fourth-largest real estate group, investors from other countries in Asia have been increasing their purchases of high-end real estate in Japan's capital since the start of the year. “We've especially seen a rise ...
Celebrity Real Estate Roundup: Reese Witherspoon, Jillian Michaels
Fresh out of the pokey, Reese Witherspoon has added another Brentwood Circle home to her real estate collection. The Oscar-winning actress, whose recent arrest alongside her hubby rocked her girl-next-door image, has plunked down $3 million for a ...
Q & A With America's Real Estate Professor: Personal Residence Gain Exclusion
Leonard Baron, MBA, is America's Real Estate Professor® - his unbiased, neutral and inexpensive "Real Estate Ownership, Investment and Due Diligence 101" textbook teaches real estate owners how to make smart and safe purchase decisions. He is a San ...
Indiana secretary of state wants of real estate scam
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson is warning potential homebuyers about a new scam. Lawson says scammers are using authentications from her office to create the illusion they own vacant property and trick Indiana residents ...
Flaherty Says Canada Real Estate Trust Wave Is Not a Concern (2)
“We have seen an uptick in commercial real estate certainly in recent times, so in that sense, it doesn't surprise me,” Flaherty said in an interview in Aylesbury, near London, where he was attending a meeting of Group of Seven finance officials. “As ...
10 Mortgage Misconceptions
With the real estate market picking up and mortgage rates prime for refinancing, Zillow has compiled a list of common mortgage misconceptions based off the results of the just released 2013 Mortgage IQ Survey. Misconception No. 1: Your interest rate ...
Top 5 Zacks #1 Ranked Real Estate Mutual Funds
For investors looking to park their funds in the real estate sector, mutual funds are the most cheapest and convenient method. This category of funds also offers superior protection against inflation. The real estate sector has seen tough times ...
Real-Estate News: Foreclose-Pact Miscues Put Firm on Hot Seat
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Real Estate or Utility? Surging Data Center Industry Blurs Boundaries
The trophy high-rises on Madison, Park and Fifth Avenues in Manhattan have long commanded the top prices in the country for commercial real estate, with yearly leases approaching $150 a square foot. So it is quite a Gotham-size comedown that businesses ...
Manhattan Software unveils big data, analytics for real estate
If you've never heard of the vaguely-named enterprise technology company Manhattan Software, don't be alarmed—it's because the 30-year-old, London-based firm's sole focus is the real estate sector. Specifically, asset and facilities management systems ...
Isle of Wight supervisors balance real estate tax increase, county's critical ...
Isle of Wight supervisors balance real estate tax increase, county's critical ...
Westwood Planning Board approves application for real estate office
An applicant received approval from the Westwood Planning Board for his proposal to renovate an existing building on Broadway to make way for a real estate office. During its May 9 meeting, the board granted minor site plan approval to JTZ Holdings ...
City of Manassas passes budget, real-estate tax hike for fiscal '14
The Manassas City Council passed 4-2 one of the city's biggest real-estate tax increases in years on Monday, generating dollars to begin a series of capital construction projects city leaders say are needed. The $100.3 million fiscal '14 operating ...
Nikkei eases in choppy trade; real estate, financials drag
TOKYO, May 14 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average edged down on Tuesday, after two gaining days, as interest rate-sensitive sectors such as real estate and financials succumbed to signs of rising long-term interest rates. Investors showed some caution ...
San Francisco Leasing Slows Amid Office Boom: Real Estate
Among San Francisco spec projects, the 535 Mission St. tower by Boston Properties, the biggest U.S. office real estate investment trust, will cost $700 a square foot, Green Street said in a Feb. 6 note. That's 15 percent more than Kilroy Realty Corp ...
Real Estate Roundup: May 13 retail edition
Real Estate Roundup: May 13 retail edition. Enlarge · Wendy Culverwell: Real Estate Daily editor- Portland Business Journal: Email | Twitter | Google+. Here are the latest retail transactions submitted to the Business Journal's Real Estate Roundup ...
Real Estate Personnel On The Move: May 13, 2013
Colliers International has added Robert Brierley as senior vice president in the real estate management services group. He brings more than 24 years of property, asset and project management experience to the Boston office. Prior to joining Colliers ...
Real Estate Development In Moscow! What Will Those Crazy Russians Think of ...
Real Estate Development In Moscow! What Will Those Crazy Russians Think of ...
A Reality Check on Real Estate
New statistics on the real estate market show home prices have risen by about 9% over the past year. Does this mean that real estate is back? On April 30, the Standard & Poors/Case-Shiller Home Price Indices release showed that a composite of real ...
Tale Of Two Cities: The Real Estate Spectrum In Detroit
DETROIT (WWJ) – WWJ first met Patricia Findly two months ago when City Beat Reporter Vickie Thomas went to her street to follow-up on a fire at a vacant home on Detroit's east side. Forty-six years ago Patricia and her husband moved into the ...
Competition Bureau Appeals Ruling in Toronto Real-Estate Board Case
The Competition Bureau has said that TREB, which represents more than 35,000 real-estate brokers and salespeople in Canada's largest city, has been hampering competition by limiting the public release of previous selling prices for homes, making the ...
Celebrity real estate: Jillian Michaels lists LA home
This week in celebrity real estate, The Biggest Loser's Jillian Michaels listed her Los Angeles home, daughter of Ron Howard, Bryce Dallas Howard sold her house, and it was revealed that Reese Witherspoon bought the home next door to her spread in ...
Rebuilding Jersey Shore's Real Estate Post- Sandy
Last fall, Peter Van Sciver watched Hurricane Sandy's waves destroy both his home and business. The south-Jersey bred realtor lost it all. "We are the oldest real estate office at the Jersey Shore," says Van Sciver of his family-owned agency. "I felt ...
JC Penney stores, real estate worth $4.06 billion: appraisal
Penney last month announced Goldman Sachs was arranging a $1.75 billion loan to shore up its finances, backed by its real estate. Last fiscal year, Penney sales fell 25 percent after former Chief Executive Ron Johnson eliminated the coupons and sales ...
Constance R. McCaffrey, real estate agent
Mrs. McCaffrey, a Wheaton resident, began her real estate career at the former Rockville firm of Colquitt-Carruthers in 1973. In the mid-1970s, she moved to the company's Wheaton office, where she continued to work until the business was acquired by ...
Mildred L. Sullivan, real estate agent and secretary
Mildred L. Sullivan, 87, who did clerical work for the federal government for 23 years before embarking on a second career as a real estate agent, died April 29 at an assisted living facility in Chesapeake, Va. She had dementia, said her son, David ...
Licking County to double real-estate fee
Grow Licking County, a nonprofit private/public group, asked the county to raise the real-estate conveyance fee by $1 for economic development.“I believe the conveyance fee is the fastest and best way to address (road and bridge repairs),” said ...
DocuSign acquires Cartavi for end-to-end digital real estate deals
In essence, DocuSign is aiming to tackle the real estate industry with a "one-stop shop" for brokers, agents, buyers, and sellers. The game plan is to integrate Cartavi with solutions from real estate forms software provider zipLogix. DocuSign is the ...
JC Penney real estate appraised at $4.06B
J.C. Penney Co. real estate holdings -- stores, distribution centers and headquarters -- are worth a total of $4.06 billion. The appraisal was disclosed on Tuesday in a presentation to potential lenders that was also filed with U.S. regulators. The 306 ...
Central PA's real estate market: Continued signs of life but not setting the ...
Central PA's real estate market: Continued signs of life but not setting the ...
House Hunting in ... Argentina
The market in Buenos Aires, which traditionally uses American dollars, is stagnant, in part because the government recently restricted real estate transactions in foreign currencies. Wary of the Argentine peso with its history of high inflation and ...
What You Get for ... $1 Million
Architecture varies, with late Victorians and center-hall colonials alongside Tudors and contemporaries, including designs by Louis Kahn and Robert Venturi. An 1,800-acre city park is a mile away; next to it is the state's official arboretum. Stores ...
XMi real estate founder heading to Sperry Van Ness
“Sperry Van Ness Investec of Nashville is a national company with local ownership, which is key in today's commercial real estate landscape,” said Snipes. “Nashville is attracting a lot of outside attention that SVN's network can leverage. At the same ...