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Real estate News 09/2016 (Page 3)



The Evolutionism of China's Luxury Real Estate
CHENGDU, China, Sept. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yesterday, a real estate ad from GentleFolk, a high-end condominium in Chengdu, Southwest China, was displayed on the big board overlooking New York's Times Square, the best window for "global vision ...
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
1459 Taylor Avenue in the Parkchester section of the Bronx. Credit Andrea Mohin/The New York Times. RECENT SALE. $4.565 MILLION. 1459 Taylor Avenue (between Archer Street and the Cross Bronx Expressway). Parkchester, Bronx. A private investor ...
Chesapeake Real Estate Group buys complex from COPT
Chesapeake Real Estate Group is trying its hand at the un-trendy suburban office market. The Hanover-based firm, which previously has focused on industrial development, on Tuesday announced the purchase of an Anne Arundel County office complex from ...
San Diego real estate agents told to grow digitally
Leaders in online real estate websites Tuesday urged real estate agents to more aggressively market themselves digitally — or risk being cut out of the business. Experts from Redfin, Zillow and others at the annual expo of San Diego's real estate ...
San Diego real estate agents told to grow digitally - The San Diego ...
San Diego real estate agents told to grow digitally - The San Diego ...
Property boom in Germany as investors choose real estate over ...
Property boom in Germany as investors choose real estate over ...
Backup buyers save problematic real estate deals
It's a scenario that's happening more often in Nashville, where the hot real estate market is encouraging homebuyers to make quick offers they might later regret. Other times, a seller might be thrilled to get an offer for thousands of dollars over the ...
House Hunting in ... Scotland
... has fully recovered from the 2008 global real estate crisis, though prices in the rest of the country are still below the peak of 2007, said Edward Douglas-Home, a partner and head of Edinburgh city sales with Knight Frank, who has the listing for ...
Meet The New Breed Of Real Estate Agents
Compass' recent financing round with a $1B price valuation, only four years after launch, is proof that things are changing in real estate and specifically for real estate agents and their clients. It may be hard to conceptualize, especially for ...
UBITQUITY Real Estate Platform Nearing Alpha
Real Estate and land ownership records are public, available to everyone. The issue is that they process of access them is opaque, inconsistent and ancient. UBITQUITY wants to change that using blockchain technology. They are entering a Private Alpha ...
Real Estate Executive to Take the Helm at Governors Island
But on Wednesday, Governors Island began a new chapter, one focused on economic development, with the appointment of Michael M. Samuelian, a real estate executive, as president of the Trust for Governors Island. Mr. Samuelian, 44, a vice president at ...
Assets vs. Access: A Digital Reality for Commercial Real Estate
The commercial real estate industry is one of the slowest to adapt to the digital age. But it has to change its mental and business models or risk getting disrupted by tech innovators. In this article, authors Michael Berman, Barry Libert, Megan Beck ...
4 tips on capturing real estate clients through Pokémon Go
While it may appear laughable to some, mortgage and real estate professionals can incorporate the game into their marketing strategy as a way to drive a greater audience to open houses or local events, build a modern brand, and at a minimum provide a ...
Donald H. Ready, Baltimore area real estate professional, dies
Mr. Ready continued working with the D'Anna brothers on several projects and developed a deep friendship with Angelo D'Anna, who wanted him to become his real estate adviser. But Mr. Ready instead wished to remain independent and work for himself, ...
Dean White, Billionaire Real Estate And Advertising Kingpin, Dies At 93
Early Tuesday morning, Dean White, billionaire real estate and advertising magnate, died at age 93. At the time of his death he was among the fifteen oldest billionaires on the planet, and his $2.5 billion net worth made him the world's 789th richest ...
Even the CEO of Zillow thinks you should ask a real-estate agent what your home is worth
Zillow Z, -0.39% was never meant to replace real-estate agents (as travel sites such as Hotwire, which he co-founded, essentially did for travel agents), but to give consumers access to home-value information that real-estate agents were once ...
Social Media Marketing for Real Estate Agents and Brokers
We've got some real estate social media marketing tips that will help you keep engagement high with past and potential clients. remember you when it is time for their next home purchase. These tips will help you power up your social media marketing ...
The Morning News: Chinese Real Estate Investors Freezing Vancouver and Heating Seattle, Boeing Grabs More Cash ...
The Morning News: Chinese Real Estate Investors Freezing Vancouver and Heating Seattle, Boeing Grabs More Cash ...
Recent commercial real estate sales
A list of recent commercial real estate sales in the Twin Cities, ranked by transaction value. 5600 American Blvd. W., BLOOMINGTON. Price: $52,500,000. Filing Date: 08/29/2016. Seller: RT Norman Pointe II LLC. Buyer: Boyd Bloomington II GSA. 3220 Lake ...
Lawmakers say angel fund skirted law with real estate investments
BISMARCK — Three agencies are investigating whether a North Dakota angel fund ran afoul of state law when it sought investors for real estate projects, a potential violation that lawmakers say underscores the need for major reforms to the angel fund ...
Bullet Train Operator's IPO Appeal Boosted by Japan Real Estate
JR Kyushu, a train operator in Japan's third-largest island, gets most of its profit from its station and real-estate businesses that include hotels and shopping centers, while non-transportation services account for about half its sales. Record ...
Real estate company opens Midlothian office
Liz Moore & Associates, a real estate company based in Newport News, has opened an office in Midlothian. Tonya Morrow is leading the local office as Richmond managing broker. She recently completed the Richmond Association of Realtors' Leadership ...
S&P 500 Gets Its First New Sector Since the Dot.com Era
After the U.S. stock market closes on Sept. 16, S&P Dow Jones Indices will spin off real-estate companies from the financial sector to create an 11th stock grouping. The new classification—undertaken by a team of executives from S&P and rival indexing ...
Hollywood's Top Real Estate Agents: Meet the New Players in L.A.'s "Knife Fight"
THE STARTUP UNICORN: "I understood at a young age that real estate agents didn't get enough support from their firms," says Robert Reffkin, co-founder and CEO of Compass — and the son of a real estate agent mother. Headquartered in New York, ...
realtor of the week: Gates grew up in world of real estate
The real estate industry is complex, fast-moving and embraces consistent change. "Therefore, it is important for anyone consider buying or selling to work with a Realtor who is experienced, and to represent them with positive counsel," said Dane Gates, ...
Can Oakland's underground spaces survive a rising real-estate tide?
In this fast-moving real-estate environment, he should cower in fear, but he's conscious of his privilege compared to more vulnerable low-income residents. "I wouldn't expect the city government to come save me," he says. "Relatively speaking, it's not ...
Jobs And Real Estate In Africa - Nigeria Case Study
Our country is perfectly poised for an explosion of growth in the real estate sector for a few simple reasons. First, Nigeria is experiencing rapid urbanization, with just about 50% of the population currently living in cities. Second, the population ...
Thirst for Yield Drives Record Investor Inflows to Real Estate Funds
Real-estate funds just posted their biggest-ever weekly inflows, a sign of investors' continued appetite for income-providing holdings in an era of ultra-low interest rates. Despite a rough week in terms of performance, mutual fund investors poured the ...
Beyond Bad: A Generation Of Real Estate Mismanagement At Rhode Island State Pension - Forbes
America's first “crowd-funded” forensic investigation of a state pension (undertaken by my firm) was successfully launched, and the findings released to the public, last year. Three hundred and fifty private citizens, including pension participants and ...
New York Times Renovates Real Estate Section
So writes Ronda Kaysen in her inaugural weekly column “36o View,” part of Sunday's new-look New York Times Real Estate section. The Sept. 18 print makeover will be followed by a new website version Oct. 3 featuring enhanced photographic, video, ...
Williamsburg Man's $450/Month Closet Revives the NY Times Real Estate Section
Today the New York Times real estate section, the paper's not-so-subtle attempt to start an all-out class war, brings us the story of one Jack Leahy, a young musician in Williamsburg who lives in what essentially amounts to a crawl space. The space is ...
Is the big real estate tech merger wave right around the bend?
“Look at the M&A space in general – I mean it's exploding right now,” said Zach Aarons, co-founder of real estate tech accelerator Metaprop. “You're reaching the tail end of a bull market and that's what typically happens at the tail end of a bull ...
Real estate guru warns market peak is near
Real estate brokers are “toast,” retail centers are “burnt toast” and the current economic boom is about to peak. So said Christopher Lee, CEO and president of CEL & Associates, a leading industry consultant who addressed a Thursday forum sponsored by ...
Real estate guru warns market peak is near
Real estate brokers are “toast,” retail centers are “burnt toast” and the current economic boom is about to peak. So said Christopher Lee, CEO and president of CEL & Associates, a leading industry consultant who addressed a Thursday forum sponsored by ...
Seattle real estate market even hotter as Chinese investors flee Vancouver
SEATTLE - Seattle's already hot real estate market is getting even hotter thanks to a new wave of investors leaving Canada. This year, British Columbia introduced a 15 percent offshore investor tax on real estate. The new tax has had a dramatic impact ...
Bajan Real Estate Business Becomes International Company's Exclusive Partner In The Caribbean
BRIDGETOWN, Barbados, Saturday September 17, 2016 – Barbadian real estate company, Island Villas Ltd, has announced a landmark associate partnership with international real estate services company, Cluttons. Island Villas has been confirmed as ...
Business is coming back for Minnesota's fractional real estate industry
It's a concept that's akin to a timeshare, but often comes with deeded ownership. Such arrangements were wildly popular before the recession, but the sector crashed exceptionally hard and has been among the last areas of the real estate industry to ...
RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts named a top workplace
RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts with its 10 Iowa offices and over 160 employees was rated among the top mid-sized workplaces in the state. This is the sixth consecutive year RE/MAX has been voted a top workplace. In Des Moines, 18 percent of the listings ...
6 ways that real estate's boom looks a little nutty
After a heady recovery from post-crash lows, real estate values in many ways are back to roughly where they were before the last dose of harsh reality hit housing especially hard. As a numbers guy, I'd think the early warning signs of any pending real ...
Real-estate report: 'Fixer-upper' buyers save about $11000
Just how much will you save if you buy a fixer-upper? According to Zillow, about $11,000. The real-estate service found that homes described as fixer-uppers or with phrases such as “ needing TLC” were listed for about $11,000 less than their estimated ...
Justin Fichelson: San Francisco's Favorite Secret (Real Estate) Agent
Long before America fell hard for him on Bravo's reality show Million Dollar Listing San Francisco, his hearty laugh was a signature on some of the most exclusive real estate deals in the Bay Area. Justin Fichelson knows this city inside out, back 'n ...
This $800 million real estate company wants to help you beat jet lag with an app
Delos is a real estate company that promotes putting wellness at the center of our built environment. In addition to a New York apartment building with anti-microbial countertops and showers infused with Vitamin C, Delos has partnered with several US ...
Southwest Florida real estate news
Reservations are being taken for Batya Maman's Social Connect Real Estate Seminar Sept. 27. The free all-day seminar will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end 4 p.m. at the Naples Daily News Community Room at 1100 Immokalee Road. Continental breakfast and ...
Shadow Lenders Step In for Banks Facing U.S. Property Warnings
Private funds are seeking a record $32 billion for commercial-property debt as buyout firms, real estate investment trusts and hedge funds expand lending. These companies, which typically charge higher interest rates, can move quickly on large loans ...
S&P 500 gives real estate a sector all its own - Marketplace
Real estate had been a category previously grouped with the financial sector. - Justin Sullivan/Getty Images. As of today, there's a new kid on the block in the ...
Why saying too much to a real estate agent at an open house can get you into trouble
Have you ever visited an open house and chatted with the agent about your house-hunting needs and goals? You just showed your cards to the agent representing the seller. Beginning Oct. 1, Maryland is rolling out a new law requiring agents to post a ...
Deutsche Bank Was Fined $14 Billion. What Does That Mean For US Commercial Real Estate?
Deutsche Bank shares continued falling Monday, after news broke late last week that the U.S. Department of Justice was fining Germany's largest lender a whopping $14 billion to settle claims over its issuance of residential mortgage-backed securities ...
Tech meets real estate development at Miami Beach event
Virtual reality, indoor parks and micro units were among the talking points at a tech-focused real estate panel held on Friday. In the near future, agents will use virtual reality programs to show out-of-town buyers units and neighborhoods in real time ...
Exploring Alternative Real Estate Investments With Your Clients
In my many years as a property investment advisor, I've learned a lot from property developers and landlords about what it takes to invest in real estate properties. I've found that while being a property investor can be a great way to make money, as ...
Donald Trump's NYC real estate empire is built on immoderate tax breaks
Now, the Gray Lady strikes again with a report on the Republican presidential nominee's dogged quest for tax breaks that have allowed his New York City real estate empire to thrive while giving little back to the city in the form of financial ...