Real Estate News

Real estate News 08/2017



7 habits of highly effective real estate agents
Stephen Covey You've most likely heard of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change, written by Stephen Covey in 1989. It has been adapted and has sold millions of copies over the years. Covey defines effectiveness as ...
Real estate expansion: 3 traits teams need for successful business growth
Real estate expansion is one of the few ways to boost a real estate business's profits exponentially and ensure its long-term success. Without certain key components, however, plans for real estate expansion are doomed to fail. If you plan on expanding ...
There are no good guys in this cutthroat real estate battle | New York ...
There are no good guys in this cutthroat real estate battle | New York ...
In this super-competitive real estate market, some buyers are bidding on homes without setting foot in them
And there are situations where real estate investors are willing to make an offer sight-unseen for a great deal. But for the vast majority of buyers, bidding sight-unseen is risky. Advances in technology and the speed of the market are probably ...
Why WeWork competitor Serendipity Labs is ignoring VCs and taking money from real estate investors
WeWork is a real estate business that acts like a technology company. It's backed by powerful Silicon Valley venture capitalists, hires data scientists and DevOps engineers and sports a valuation that's about 20 times annual revenue. John Arenas is ...
8 states with the biggest real estate bubbles
Today, most experts agree that, on a national level, we are not in a real estate bubble. The absence of nationwide or statewide housing bubbles doesn't mean they're not forming, however, or that they don't already exist within some states on a more ...
Redfin Cashes In on Enthusiasm for Real-Estate Tech
A strong debut as a public company by Redfin Corp. signals that investors believe the real-estate brokerage industry is ripe for disruption. The company's share price hit nearly $22 at the end of its first day of trading on Friday, up 45% from its ...
O.J. Simpson's children went on a real-estate spending spree | Fox ...
O.J. Simpson's children went on a real-estate spending spree | Fox ...
A Snapshot Of Houston's Real Estate Market
What's the cost of renting or buying a home in Greater Houston these days compared to this time last year and in recent years? That's just one of many questions on the minds of Houstonians when it comes to the local real estate market. Paul Takahashi ...
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
A private investor has bought 153 Avenue B in Manhattan's East Village, a townhouse that was once home to the actress Marisa Tomei and the musician and composer Charles Mingus. Credit Andrea Mohin/The New York Times ...
How these celebs are driving up NYC real estate prices
Celebrities do more than add glam to their neighborhoods — they also boost property values, a new study shows. The average sales price for a town house in Greenwich Village near Fifth Avenue barely hit $4 million in 2006 — but that figure has ...
Real Estate - Great News For Housing
Also, the data was for June, and recent indications about July and August are strong for housing. Furthermore, data from a recent manufacturing report implies strong demand for housing construction materials and supplies. I gleaned some great news for ...
Crazy Sh*t In Real Estate: Needy buyers got you down?
In this episode, Leigh Brown's guest, Gary Balanoff, talks about the time an indecisive couple asked him to see more than 80 homes before making a decision that would cost him his commission and a little bit of his sanity. Spoiler alert: The couple got ...
Real Estate M&As: Safe Harbor in a Volatile Environment
With global economic uncertainty, investors are placing a greater emphasis on real estate investment. According to data from Thomson Reuters Mergers and Acquisitions Review, in the first quarter of 2017, real estate made up 9 percent of worldwide M&A ...
Steph Curry Loses Money in Booming Bay Area Real-estate Market
*Golden State Warriors star Steph Curry and his wife Ayesha have reportedly managed to lose money on their Bay Area home, which happens to be one of the hottest real-estate markets right now. According to the Mercury News, the Currys paid “$3.2 million ...
Billionaires' Row: Can Manhattan be rescued from real estate speculators?
While the long-term benefits of this system for real-estate investors hardly need to be stated, ordinary Manhattanites have also benefited from the flows of capital behind the island's multiplying towers. The increase in jobs for workers and in tax ...
Real Estate Transactions
Bickers Printing, Inc has renewed 1,979 square feet of office space located at 330 E. Kilbourn Street, Suite 103 in Milwaukee. Realogy DBA Burnet Title has leased 950 square feet of office space located at 7280 S. 13th Street in Oak Creek. Kennedy Law ...
JD Power: Which real estate brands rank highest for consumer satisfaction?
The 2017 Homebuyer/Seller Satisfaction Study from J.D. Power confirms what most real estate agents already know: If you invest time and effort with a client, they'll walk away highly satisfied. “When agents remain transparent, informative and ...
Real estate titans ... and their toys
Schwarzman, of course, ranks as one of private equity and real estate's wealthiest players, having earned $425 million last year from his salary and dividends tied to his ownership stake in Blackstone. His net worth is now pegged at $12.4 billion ...
duETS Product Invites New Players to Real Estate Field
As the question of where we are in the real estate cycle looms, industry participants who are either bullish or nervous about the state of the market now have a way to place their bets. Index veteran Kelly Haughton, who created the Russell index family ...
CoreLogic acquires real estate consulting and tech firm Clareity
Real estate technology powerhouse CoreLogic has acquired one of the industry's most well-known technology and consulting firms, Clareity. The deal closed yesterday for an undisclosed sum. CoreLogic, a publicly-traded firm with a market cap of $3.8 ...
Why High-Net-Worth Investors Seek Increased Real Estate Allocations
Commercial real estate has been used effectively in ultra-high-net-worth (HNW) and family office portfolios as a means to enhance yield in a return‑starved market. This enhanced yield has not been lost on the greater institutional marketplace, however ...
New real estate agent success: 3 insights from a top newbie
Don't worry about generating real estate leads if you don't have a system in place to manage them. Hiring help is one way to ensure you're able to commit more time to the tasks that generate commission. Creating a solid base of satisfied clients is the ...
Redfin is now worth 2 Blue Aprons. But is trouble cooking?
Redfin has positioned itself as a tech company rather than a real estate company and enjoyed the higher valuations and venture-capital interest that come with that association. It's a strategy that's been used successfully – so far – by the likes of ...
Nine International Areas Real Estate Investors Should Give A Look
Real estate isn't any different: There are numerous opportunities in developing — or overlooked — cities, which include the international scene. So where should you look? And what are the draws to that particular region? Here is what members from ...
Real estate app Reali expands service to Sacramento
A mobile app that allows home buyers and sellers to communicate directly and cut out real estate agents is expanding its service to Sacramento. Reali, produced by San Mateo-based Reali Inc., allows sellers to post listings and buyers to view virtual ...
A Unique Real Estate Bet Takes Shape At Energy Investing Giant Kayne Anderson
Quietly, the vaunted energy investor is building a new investing niche, this time in real estate. Over the past decade, Kayne Anderson's real estate private equity investing platform has grown from virtually nothing to $5 billion in assets. The ...
Real estate roundup: EDF leases downtown space
One Real Estate Investment, a Miami-based firm led by Jeronimo Hirschfeld, has acquired the Winding Trails Apartments, a 438-unit complex at 10300 Wilcrest. Jennifer Campbell of Marcus & Millichap brokered the sale. Anthony L. Morrison of Kapp Morrison ...
The Inman Files: Bigger is better, just ask these 2 real estate billionaires
But do not underestimate two old-school real estate billionaires — Howard Lorber from the East Coast and Bill Foley from the West Coast — who are making big plays and gobbling up high-profile brokerages as they move to consolidate the gargantuan ...
Activist Litt willing to let HBC devise own plan for real estate
TORONTO, Aug 3 (Reuters) - Activist investor Jonathan Litt, who is pushing for retailer Hudson's Bay Co to boost its stock by generating more cash from its real-estate holdings, said he is open to letting the retailer come up with its own strategy to ...
EP condo towers developer names real estate director
Josh Meyers has been promoted to executive director of real estate at the Meyers Group, a Miami multifamily housing development company with El Paso family ties. He's based at the company's West El Paso office, which opened in 2015. He'll pursue new ...
'Real Estate Wars' Debuts on Bravo October 5
New Bravo docu-series Real Estate Wars, about the “cut-throat world of real estate in Orange County,” according to Bravo, debuts Thursday, October 5. The series follows two real estate outfits, The McMonigle Team and Relegance Group, as they fight for ...
Top D-FW commerical real estate deals in the first week of August
The national headquarters of the College Football Playoff has extended its lease at The Summit at Las Colinas at 545 E John Carpenter Freeway in Irving. The company will occupy 10,228 square feet in the tower. Gemini Rosemont Commercial Real Estate's ...
Metro Denver real estate firms broker success
Years of success and an active commercial real estate market, along with a wave of mergers among big international commercial real estate firms, have changed the face of commercial real estate in Denver. But the city's local firms are still plugging ...
3 next-level shifts that will power your real estate career
You've been in the industry a while, and you have a consistent business. Maybe making $250,000 annually was your goal when you first started, but now it's second nature to you. Now you wonder, “How can I take it to the next level?” Here are three ...
5 real estate marketing habits we should have left in the '90s
Now, more than 25 years later, it's had a lasting impact on real estate, business and the world. Despite the fact that the internet has changed how the vast majority of consumers search for and hire people in service-related industries such as real ...
Robots and real estate: Why agents have nothing to fear
One of the many fun aspects of my position as a sales manager at a tech-based real estate startup is having a meeting (virtually) with our developers. We utilize technology to streamline complex, paper-driven and time-consuming tasks, and we've only ...
What's New In Maine Real Estate
The farm home of E.B. White, the author of Charlotte's Web, is for sale. He penned Charlotte's Web while living there. Another Maine property for sale inspired Stephen King's Pet Sematary. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...
This Trump real estate deal looks awfully like criminal tax fraud
This is a prime Midtown neighborhood, yet the sale price for each condo was just $350,000. Although the condition and square footage of apartments 13G and 14G are not readily known, a popular real estate website shows that G-line apartments on both the ...
Manitowoc real estate transfers and homes sold: Aug. 6, 2017
To determine the purchase price of the real estate, divide the transfer fee by 0.003. For example, a transfer fee of $250 would indicate a purchase price of $83,333. Real estate sold at a price of $100,000 would have a transfer fee of $300. OTHER NEWS: ...
Norwegian real estate prices have fallen for three months straight – and it's making Swedes worried
The Norwegian real estate market seems to have peaked as statistics from Eiendom Norge show declining prices for the third month in a row, falling 1.2% in July as compared to June. Oslo saw a particularly severe drop of 2.8%. “In recent months the ...
8 ways our real estate professionals did right by us
A cozy one-story ranch with a freshly painted and decorated nursery. Three bedrooms and at least two bathrooms. A bouncing baby girl (we hoped!). Barbecues in the spring with friends to celebrate our new home. These were all the things I envisioned for ...
PR: ATLANT Real Estate Platform - Bitcoin News
This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not ...
Redfin, the 'insert megacompany name here' of real estate
The Seattle real-estate company priced its IPO at $15 a share, and by Wednesday it had doubled to $30. The stock got as high as $33 at one point Thursday, but then dipped back below $26 by the end of the week. While Redfin's market cap has topped $2 ...
Attorney for indicted real estate guru seeks recusal of all US judges in Utah
Rick Koerber's former and now new attorney, Marcus Mumford, cites public acrimony with prosecutors, federal bench just weeks before trial is set to start. By Tom Harvey. · 1 minute ago. The former attorney for indicted real estate investment guru Rick ...
A seller's market: Real estate booming in the Isles
Anecdotes from local real estate agents and hard data reviewed by The News show the area's housing market is recovering from the Great Recession, but it has yet to reach pre-recession peaks. Home prices in one of Glynn County's most affluent ZIP codes, ...
Suburbs boast best real estate market since recession, but don't get too excited yet
“They want the home that is in truly move-in condition and they'll pay a premium for it,” said Kathleen Hartnett, a Narberth-based real estate agent with Duffy Real Estate. The result has been bidding wars, offers well above asking price, and buyers ...
Household caretakers: Who's Who in real estate
Buying and selling a house is a personal, emotional and expensive experience. Real estate agents guide people through the process. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber? Sign in. Subscribe to get the full story. Already a subscriber ...
Kylie Jenner is switching up her real estate look
After going on a real estate shopping spree over the last two years, Kylie Jenner of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” has switched into sell mode. The 19-year-old reality television star recently parted with a home in Calabasas for $3.15 million and ...
Leasing commercial real estate in the future, or getting extension rights
An extension occurs at the expiration of your commercial real estate lease but is agreed upon when you sign a lease. So, you are truly leasing commercial real estate in the future. Unlike a residential lease, you the occupant are not guaranteed you can ...