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Real estate News 05/2013 (Page 6)



Northwestern Mutual Real Estate provides $14.5M Gramercy financing
Northwestern Mutual Real Estate Investments LLC is providing $14.5 million senior mortgage financing for Gramercy Property Trust Inc. New York City-based Gramercy Property Trust (NYSE: GPT) said Friday the 3.28 percent, five-year, fixed-rate loan is ...
Realtor View: Real estate math problems? Get help from a professional
There's more to real estate math than this column could possibly explain. We did not cover buy-down points, fixed-rate vs. adjustable-rate loans, tax implications, credit scores, loan ratios and other concepts. The intricacies of a transaction this ...
Real Estate Personnel On The Move: May 24, 2013
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts has appointed real estate developer Richard Friedman to the company's board of directors representing long-term shareholder Cascade Investment. Friedman, president and COO of Cambridge-based real estate ...
Ruth M. Richards, real estate agent
Ruth M. Richards, 80, who worked in real estate in Northern Virginia for 35 years, died May 17 at a hospital in Harrisonburg, Va. She had complications from cancer, her son Jeffrey L. Landis said. Mrs. Richards retired in the mid-1990s from McEnearney ...
Prudential Florida Realty, Real Estate Services recognizes our 2012 Park Shore ...
Prudential Florida Realty, Real Estate Services recognizes our 2012 Park Shore ...
Real estate scam sidelines beach goers in Wildwood
A group of young people in the Wildwoods never counted on a real estate crisis to threaten their summer. Dozens of teens say they have been scammed out of shore rentals and thousands of dollars. Some of them thought they would be spending their ...
Mom coaches 'Glee' cheerio Naya Rivera in two real estate deals
Her mother is her real estate agent. May 23, 2013|By Lauren Beale, Los Angeles Times. "Glee's" Naya Rivera is keeping her real estate agent mother busy this year. The 26-year-old actress bought a house in Los Feliz for $2.6 million and a sale is in the ...
On homes and real estate: What's going on?
READER COMMENT: As a retired associate real estate broker, I was interested in the item about what questions homeowners should ask when interviewing prospective brokers. Asking how many homes an agent sold last year might reveal important ...
As Rich Parisians Flee the Taxman, Real Estate Prices Fall
If you've dreamed of buying a luxurious Paris pied à terre, this could be the time to act. Real-estate agencies specializing in high-end Paris properties say prices are down 10 percent to 20 percent this year. The inventory of unsold properties has ...
Top 5 Real Estate Tips for Home Buyers
Eliminate a lot of stress by hiring a professional real estate agent to orchestrate showings, inspections, appraisals, contracts, and negotiations. Talk to the people you trust and get recommendations, then interview several agents. Keep searching ...
Inventory crunch has real estate agents knocking on doors for homes to sell
AX226_3EE1_9.JPG GB Arrington had only far-off to sold his Northeast Portland home until a real estate agent approached him with a buyer in hand. Arrington sold and now lives in the downtown Ladd Tower apartment building.Brent Wojahn/The Oregonian ...
Mott has new career in real estate
Larry Mott, longtime IGA manager, is now working for New Horizons Realty Inc, located at 302 State St. in Alma. Bryan McCracken who works at New Horizons, says of Mott, “You wouldn't think he's 75. He's as enthusiastic as a 21-year-old.” “I'm 75 and ...
Chris Stephens: Broker plays a central role in real estate negotiations
But the job of any broker, particularly commercial real estate brokers, is far more complicated than that simple definition. Brokers know the market, and know how to research the market, which makes them a key source of market information. They also ...
Report Suggests Another Strong Year in Real Estate
TELLURIDE – A new 28-year market analysis, recently published by Telluride Consulting, offers a detailed review of the Telluride region's cyclical real estate history and offers a positive outlook for 2013. Statistics compiled in the report suggest a ...
Real Estate Foreclosures - 5/26/13
Theresa Gloss and Frank Gloss estate to Benjamin Harrell, in Gulf Park subdivision, $193,000. Metlife Home Loans, and Metlife Bank to Fidencio Benavides, in Westwood addition, $192,025. Christopher Tucker and Kelly Tucker to Lucas Watts and Beth Watts ...
This time, let's avoid house-flipping mania
The real-estate research company RealtyTrac. Inc. recently reported that last year Central Florida was the most profitable market in the country for flippers. Short-term owners who bought here and resold within six months made, on average, a 63 percent ...
Oakland turning into hot market for business, real estate
"There's a tremendous shift going on in the Bay Area right now," said Polaris Pacific Real Estate President Paul Zeger. "Oakland is the hot market and we see a large number of people moving from the Oakland Hills and San Francisco into downtown Oakland ...
Yakima real estate agent in serious condition after assault
Vernon Holbrook, who is listed as the designated broker and owner of Aspen Real Estate in Yakima, had shown homes in the Cowiche-Tieton area late Saturday morning when co-workers became concerned that he failed to keep later appointments, ...
Portland real estate agents seek homes to sell
(AP) — The stock of Portland-area homes on the market is at a historic low and some real estate agents aren't waiting for homeowners to decide to move. The Oregonian ( (link) 13a7W1N) reports brokers increasingly are calling people to see if ...
Photos: The Lavish Real Estate Of Liberace
Liberace's real estate was just as flamboyant as any of his on-stage performances and costumes. Altogether he owned 11 homes in Malibu, Sherman Oaks, the Hollywood Hills, Beverly Hills, Lake Arrowhead, Las Vegas, Lake Tahoe, Palm Springs and New ...
Real estate transactions
Scott Wilkerson with Garver Real Estate represented the landlord, Garver Real Estate. Furmanite America has leased a 32,000-square-foot crane-served manufacturing facility at 10200 New Decade Drive in Pasadena. Kelley Parker III, John Littman, Coe ...
Real estate records, 5/26/13
Allen, Shawn N. and Laura N. to Krienert, Derrick T. and Ashley D., 1631 Marlene Drive, $196,725. Anderson, Douglas D. and Denise L. to Otradovsky, Susan and Dustin, 4911 NW Fairway Drive, $184,000. Anderson, Forrest G. and Betsy to Bernhardt, ...
Iconic building at center of nasty real estate battle
On one side are New York real estate barons Peter L. Malkin and his son, Anthony E. Malkin. They are hoping to sell shares to the public in the building and 18 others valued at $5.2 billion. The offering would value the Malkin family's stake at an ...
Yakima real estate broker in serious condition after assault
Vernon Holbrook, who is listed as the designated broker and owner of Aspen Real Estate in Yakima, had shown homes in the Cowiche-Tieton area late Saturday morning when co-workers became concerned that he failed to keep later appointments, ...
Real Estate Careers And Their Designations
Whether you are an entrepreneur or plan on working for an established company, the real estate industry offers a wide variety of career opportunities including those in brokerages and leasing services for homes, office buildings, industrial properties ...
Del. real estate agents to spend more time in class as new rules increase ...
Del. real estate agents to spend more time in class as new rules increase ...
Energy industry impacts real estate activity
Across the Greater Houston area, the overall vacancy rate for office buildings fell from 12.5 percent a year ago to 10.7 percent at the end of 2012, according to a local commercial real estate firm. Vacancy rates for the city's most desirable downtown ...
Morguard Sunstone Real Estate Income Fund Unitholders Approve Termination ...
Morguard Sunstone Real Estate Income Fund Unitholders Approve Termination ...
Debate over possility of shadow inventory in San Diego real estate market
In San Diego County, that shadow inventory includes some 13,000 mortgages currently delinquent, according to Fitch Ratings. “I don't buy it,” said Mark Goldman, an SDSU Real Estate lecturer. "I don't think we're going to see a sudden deluge of ...
Real-estate broker, 78, attacked at home west of Yakima
Vernon Holbrook, who is listed as the designated broker and owner of Aspen Real Estate in Yakima, had shown homes in the Cowiche-Tieton area late Saturday morning when co-workers became concerned that he failed to keep later appointments, ...
Okla. Real Estate: Priced To Sell, Includes Storm Shelter
After last week's deadly tornado in Moore, Okla,, hundreds of homes were damaged. Maurice Smith is optimistic about the future in Moore. So much so, he is planning to build a new home and sell the old one without an agent. And he expects it will be ...
Girl Scout Troops Look To Sell Real Estate
Citing lower attendance and increased maintenance costs, Girl Scout groups across the country say their camps have cost them hundreds of thousands of dollars. The proposed closures have outraged many Scouts and troop leaders, who say the camps are ...
GE Capital Launches Secured Revolving Credit Real Estate Product With $45 ...
GE Capital Launches Secured Revolving Credit Real Estate Product With $45 ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation to Acquire Joint Venture Partner's Interest in ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation to Acquire Joint Venture Partner's Interest in ...
Ex-Div Reminder for Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (AX-UN)
On 5/29/13, Artis Real Estate Investment Trust (Toronto: AX-UN) will trade ex-dividend, for its monthly dividend of $0.09, payable on 6/14/13. As a percentage of AX.UN's recent stock price of $16.84, this dividend works out to approximately 0.53%, so ...
Real Estate News: Flippers Ride Housing Wave–Again
Investors Spread Their Housing Bets: Some believers in the housing recovery are spreading their bets. They are buying shares in the makers of appliances, building materials and even pickup trucks, as well as real-estate sales firms and home-improvement ...
Las Vegas real estate agent killed in weekend motorcycle wreck
He died of blunt force trauma to the head, according to the coroner. Sando was hired as a real estate agent about six months ago by Pulse Realty Group and had worked as an agent previously, according to coworker Evans Small. Sando leaves behind a wife, ...
Real Estate Pros: Opening Calatrava's PATH Station to Events Signals Retail ...
Real Estate Pros: Opening Calatrava's PATH Station to Events Signals Retail ...
Ron Redfoot, educator, real estate agent
Ron Redfoot, 75, a former elementary school teacher who later worked for the U.S. Education Department and as a real estate agent, died May 2 at Capital Caring's Halquist Memorial Inpatient Center in Arlington County. He had cancer, said his executor ...
Alexandria Real Estate Equities (ARE) Shares Cross Below 200 DMA
In trading on Tuesday, shares of Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (NYSE: ARE) crossed below their 200 day moving average of $71.95, changing hands as low as $71.81 per share. Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. shares are currently trading down ...
Australian Office Yields Attract Investors: Real Estate
One force behind the increase in transactions are Australian real estate investment trusts, which raise money from investors to buy properties. They have re-emerged as acquirers after selling properties for liquidity during the credit squeeze that ...
Michigan Supreme Court justice sentenced to prison over real estate scam
Hathaway's prior professional experience in the private sector included real estate law. "Diane Hathaway was a crook who used her robes instead of a gun to rob a bank of tens of thousands of dollars," said Dan Pero, President of the American Justice ...
Pioneer Valley real estate prices rise, but sales hobbled by small supply
Brian Sears, a partner at Sears Real Estate and president of the Realtor Association of Pioneer Valley, says local real estate agents are running out of homes to show potential buyers. (The Republican [file]). Print · Jim Kinney, The Republican By Jim ...
Hot real estate market cooler for some local contractors
Rising home prices continue to spur Bay State job growth and consumer confidence, but some local remodelers say despite the positive market trends, they'll believe it's a real rebound when they see it. “Last year people were saying similar things, that ...
Real estate tech firm expanding
The top management at IDX includes General Manager Luke Walsh, CEO Chad Barczak and President Jeff Kast. The company, founded in 2003, is a national leader in real estate technology. (Chris Pietsch/The Register-Guard) ...
All Things Appy: 5 Best Chrome Real Estate Tools
No need to enlist the help of a real estate agent just to get your home search off the ground. You may need specialized services later in the buying process, but to find out what's available -- and much more -- all you have to do is take advantage of ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation Announces Pricing of 9.0 Million Shares of ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation Announces Pricing of 9.0 Million Shares of ...
iShares Dow Jones US Real Estate Index Fund (IYR) Enters Oversold Territory
In trading on Wednesday, shares of the iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund ETF (AMEX: IYR) entered into oversold territory, changing hands as low as $69.85 per share. We define oversold territory using the Relative Strength Index, or RSI ...
Ranks of commercial real estate women have grown through the recession
During the recession the U.S. commercial real estate business shed thousands of jobs as companies consolidated, shut the doors and hunkered down. But the number of professional women in the commercial property business didn't fall during the economic ...
Spirits high at nation's top retail real estate event
Jones noticed spirits were upbeat at this year's gathering of retailers, real estate brokers, landlords, developers, architects and contractors. "People seemed ready to move forward with deals," said Jones, noting a change from recent years, in which ...