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Real estate News 06/2013



Lawyer gets 30 months in real estate scam
In between, Joseph Kriz, a 50-year-old real estate lawyer and certified public accountant, threw away both careers to help longtime fraudster William Trudeau finesse a scam to make millions in Fairfield County's burgeoning real estate market. But then ...
Door-to-door real estate agents?
Real estate agent Leon Alchalel prefers summer over winter because he can use the extra daylight hours to solicit more potential home sellers. Two to three times a week, he walks around in-demand areas including Carmel Valley and North Park to talk to ...
Real estate publication goes digital
One apartment search tool is shedding its printed product due to market shifts while another will stick with an omnichannel approach, representatives said. ApartmentGuide will stop distributing a printed book advertising Amarillo apartment complexes by ...
A return to real estate
Stan Humphries, chief economist at real estate information publisher Zillow, pointed to an important bias. Referring to the Case-Shiller Index, Humphries said it was “overly skewed to quickly rebounding markets.” He explained that the West Coast and ...
Seattle real-estate entrepreneur Morris Piha dies
The founder and chairman of Morris Piha Real Estate Services died May 14 after a brief battle with cancer. He was 79. Mr. Piha founded his company in 1965, working out of a small office in downtown Seattle's Hoge Building. Now the company has a large ...
Erie County Real Estate Transactions
Following are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in records of the Erie County clerk's office for the week ending April 26. on June 2, 2013 - 12:01 AM. Related Articles. BizTalk / With Heather Briccetti New York's leading business advocate ...
Your Legal Corner: Real estate attorney - The Bridgeton News
Today Your Legal Corner will provide information on the real estate attorney, the final piece of the three-part series. I recently acquired a new hobby, boating. Initially, when I attempt to go out on the water, despite reading volumes about what to do ...
Local real estate market shows strength
Six words that sum up today's newly reinvigorated residential real estate market in the eight-county Philadelphia region. Sales volume is up, and desirable houses are attracting multiple offers, local brokers and agents report. In many municipalities ...
Midtown's new artsy real estate gains momentum: A $700000 project that's worth ...
Midtown's new artsy real estate gains momentum: A $700000 project that's worth ...
A day in the life of a real estate agent
If you're just joining this ongoing saga on the real Orange County real estate market from the eyes of a Realtor, you may be surprised to learn that a day in my life is not as glamorous as you may suspect. Just so you have a realistic glimpse at what ...
Kickbacks in real estate may be making a comeback
Though federal law permits “affiliated business arrangements” among real estate and settlement service providers, those arrangements must have economic substance — they are adequately capitalized, no partner receives compensation based on referral ...
Report: State leasing official, real estate broker traded info
ATLANTA — Email exchanges show a state official and a real estate broker who were fraternity brothers in college swapped information on a questionable state deal worth as much as $25 million, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Sunday. The ...
Reading mixed signals from real estate
There's a long-held notion that if you want to get a read on where the economy is heading, take a close look at the real estate market. During normal periods of stable growth, residential real estate is a driving force for the accumulation of wealth ...
Experts say real estate market getting better, but not yet all way back
That's a good way to describe things," Fred Schmidt, president and chief operating officer of Coldwell Banker Commercial Affiliates, told a gathering Friday of about 80 real estate and business professionals at the annual Real Estate Forum at Halifax ...
Nikkei hits 6-week low; securities, real estate sectors in bear market
Fast Retailing slumps 5.7 pct * Securities companies takes a beating, Nomura down 6.6 pct * Real estate sector extends drop, trading in bear market By Dominic Lau TOKYO, June 3 (Reuters) - The Nikkei share average tumbled to a nearly six-week low on ...
Real estate listings for June 3 , 2013
$127,000 Holderness Michael B, Michael B Holderness Revocable Trust, Holderness Judith R, Judith Holderness Revocable Trust to Waypoint Real Estate Group LLC, Blk 54 Whitfield Estates, O.R. Book 02473 Page 2461, May 20. $125,624 Ryland Group ...
Real Estate Deals: HST, CLP, MAA
Host Hotels & Resorts is acquiring the property from an affiliate of Chartres Lodging Group and a Morgan Stanley real estate fund. Shares of HST were higher in early trading. comments, called-out. Comment Now. Follow Comments Following Comments ...
Dotloop, A Real Estate Agent Favorite, Relaunches To Take Hassle Out of Home ...
Dotloop, A Real Estate Agent Favorite, Relaunches To Take Hassle Out of Home ...
Commercial Real Estate Veteran George Kok Joins Ladder Capital as Head of ...
Commercial Real Estate Veteran George Kok Joins Ladder Capital as Head of ...
Inside The e-PRO® Real Estate Certification
In the early 2000s, the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) developed the e-PRO® certification program to teach real estate professionals how to effectively use technology to grow their businesses. Since then, a collaborative effort between the ...
North Shore Real Estate: May's highest and lowest home sales
HI - My name is Margaret Goss and I have been selling real estate in Chicago's North Shore suburbs since 1998. I rode the roller coaster to the very top and hung on as it plunged downward in 2008. Real estate has been bumping along for a while, but I ...
More Attractive Real Estate Agents Mean Higher Prices and Profits
A recent study of physical attractiveness and how it impacts real estate brokers' pay and productivity shows that the more attractive the real estate agent, the higher the listing price of the home for sale. Those higher listings lead to higher sales ...
Virgina real estate firm enters Oregon farmland market
A Virgina-based real estate investment company that owns more than $75 million worth of farmland in California and Florida has entered the Oregon market. Gladstone Land Corp., which trades on the NASDAQ stock exchange under the ticker LAND, said ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation to Present At REITWeek 2013: NAREIT's Investor ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation to Present At REITWeek 2013: NAREIT's Investor ...
Scuba accident victim was local real estate broker
Meyer, 52, was a real estate broker and property manager with Meyer Property Management with more than 20 years experience, according to a company spokesman. Meyer moved to Las Vegas in 1971 and graduated from UNLV with a degree in business, ...
Behind the scenes: OBJ's commercial real estate industry outlook
The Industry Outlook — an invitation-only monthly gathering of top-level CEOs at the Orlando office of Burr & Forman LLP — brought together 13 managing directors and principals of the region's most active commercial real estate firms. The ...
World Chasing US Yield With 25% Deal Jump: Real Estate
Singaporeans, South Koreans, Israelis and Norwegians are accelerating purchases of U.S. real estate as a growing economy and rebounding prices lure yield-hungry buyers from overseas. International investors made $7.97 billion in U.S. ...
Real estate commission visit
ÊCourtesy photo MREC director visit Katherine Connelly, executive director of the Maryland Real Estate Commission, met with RE/MAX Results agents and provided updates on legislation. From left are Sandy Fouche, broker-owner; Connelly, and Gary ...
Tucson real estate: Commercial leases
Rob Glaser of Picor Commercial Real Estate Services handled the transaction. • Max Medical Solutions Inc. leased 5,000 square feet at 707 N. Main Ave. from Main Avenue Ventures LLC. Paul Hooker of Picor Commercial Real Estate Services handled the ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation Closes Acquisition of Joint Venture Partner's ...
Inland Real Estate Corporation Closes Acquisition of Joint Venture Partner's ...
Real Estate Matters: Plenty can go wrong when you don't plan contingencies in ...
Real Estate Matters: Plenty can go wrong when you don't plan contingencies in ...
Trulia Is Making A Real Estate Search App For Google Glass
It's very similar to how most desktop real estate search sites work, which may not sound special … but it actually is. So far, most apps that are available for Glass offer a very limited version of their non-Glass service. That's by design, given the ...
Gerstein Fisher Launches Global Real Estate Fund
"By adding global real estate securities to their portfolios, individuals can broaden their investment opportunity set and increase their diversification," said Gregg S. Fisher, Gerstein Fisher's founder and Chief Investment Officer and the Fund's ...
HCI real estate leader resigns
Greenleaf Capital is the division that holds and manages HCI's real estate investment portfolio, which includes the Cypress Commons office building in Tampa in which the company has its headquarters, as well as John's Pass Marina and Gators Café ...
Oklahoma City real estate briefs
Fannie Mae repossessed this house in south Oklahoma City when the owner failed to keep paying the mortgage. - PROVIDED. Real deals. PSM Holdings' revenue grows. Oklahoma City-based PSM Holdings Inc. — ticker PSMH, over the counter — through ...
India Takes Step to Set Up Real-Estate Regulator
NEW DELHI—India's federal cabinet Tuesday approved a bill to set up a regulator for the country's real-estate sector, a step that is expected to increase transparency and boost confidence in an otherwise opaque industry. The bill describes the role of ...
Ways to Play Real Estate's Bust to Boom
Many families in America are looking to buy a house now that the real estate market is improving and banks are lending again. While it is exciting to ultimately buy your dream home, most people are learning that the real estate market is very difficult ...
Upcoming Springfield municipal real estate auction boasts 18-parcel portfolio
SPRINGFIELD -- The City of Springfield, with Flynn Auctions, will hold this year's second municipal tax title real estate auction on Tuesday, June 18. "The City has been very aggressive with its tax taking process and getting these properties back on ...
Think buying real estate's a no brainer? Think again
Prospective buyers need to know that the real estate market is heating up, but overall, prices are still down, said Lynda Fernandez, spokeswoman for the Miami Association of Realtors. Median single family home prices rose about 25 percent in Miami-Dade ...
Multi-Million-Dollar Real Estate Ponzi Schemer Sentenced to Nine Years in ...
Multi-Million-Dollar Real Estate Ponzi Schemer Sentenced to Nine Years in ...
Foreclosure Fallout: The Brooklyn Real Estate Market Is Hot, But Tenants Still ...
Foreclosure Fallout: The Brooklyn Real Estate Market Is Hot, But Tenants Still ...
East Mesa's housing development shows real estate recovery
MESA, Ariz. -- New construction is turning a corner in the Valley, and the suburb of Mesa is ready to grow again. A housing development long in the planning stages is now open. “It is the symbol that residential real estate is back in Arizona,” said ...
House Hunting in ... Mexico
From 2009 through most of 2011, Riviera Maya's real estate market was in a slump, according to David Selva, the owner of Selva and Company Realty. “In 2012 and 2013 so far, we've seen more demand,” he added, ascribing the shift to a very gradual ...
What You Get for ... $1.3 Million
Most of the region is protected by a series of contiguous state forests and parkland cut with trails for biking and hiking, including a portion of the Appalachian Trail. The county — Rabun — is known for its waterfalls. This house is on the 835-acre ...
Real-estate crowdfunding duo sees recovery potential in Germantown's ...
Real-estate crowdfunding duo sees recovery potential in Germantown's ...
Real estate roundup
William Raveis Real Estate congratulates Jay Cannone of their Trumbull office on his 2012 accomplishments. Cannone has achieved Chairmen's Elite Club status by placing in the top 10 of Connecticut agents. A 29-year veteran, Cannone also earned the ...
The real-estate crowdfunding scheme that could revolutionize urban policy by ...
The real-estate crowdfunding scheme that could revolutionize urban policy by ...
The Internet, climate change will influence real estate markets
Addressing a gathering of real estate journalists downtown, kickoff speaker Howard Gelbtuch, chair of the Counselors of Real Estate, sees some bright spots for retail space despite the growth in online marketplaces. "The Internet may be killing retail ...
Northern Property Real Estate Investment Trust is Now Oversold (NPR-UN)
In trading on Wednesday, shares of Northern Property Real Estate Investment Trust (Toronto: NPR-UN) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 27.3, after changing hands as low as $28.45 per share. By comparison, the current RSI reading ...
Houston gets “low risk” ranking for real estate investing
“Residential real estate over the long term could be some of the best investment people could make,” co-president David Hicks, said at the National Association of Real Estate Editors conference in Atlanta. The national survey was based on factors like ...