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Real estate News 01/2018



“Climate gentrification” is coming to Miami's real estate market
Prospective homeowners often evaluate nearby schools, public parks, and public transportation options. But future homeowners in coastal cities might want to consider another factor before making a down payment: climate change. Research from Harvard ...
Commercial real estate comes out on top in tax law overhaul
"The first major tax reform in more than three decades, the act recognizes the important contribution that commercial real estate is making to the economy by supporting pro-growth initiatives and acknowledging the long-term nature of commercial real ...
London's Real Estate Insiders See 'Redressing' and Realistic Pricing as Key for Early 2018
During what was a “messy” year for London's luxury real estate, some buyers and sellers waited until the last minute to finalize transactions, said Becky Fatemi of Rokstone Estate Agents in London. That had agents working double time over the holiday ...
How to score big at government auctions, on everything from real estate to bugles
Rolex watches seized from drug lords. Homes confiscated from tax cheats. Blackhawk helicopters the military no longer needs. The federal government is auctioning off all this — and more. The “more” often means mundane things like office chairs and ...
Court rules mortgage broker is not real estate professional, passive activity rules apply
During the years at issue, Kurt Hickam brokered real estate mortgages and other loans secured by real estate, both as an independent contractor and as an employee. Hickam was a licensed real estate agent, but he did not operate, develop, redevelop ...
Sarasota-Manatee commercial real estate market 'hot'
It's a great time for the region's commercial real estate market. Maybe not rating an A+, but the market descriptions belie the letter grades from these industry insiders. “Overall, 2017 was another great year for the commercial real estate market in ...
Why 2018 is the year you should diversify your real estate portfolio
Property will always be a sensible investment asset. However, the choices available are changing as the ebb and flow of appetite, risk and reward in this “alternative” asset class opens up new opportunities and closes others. Real estate is the third ...
Florida Could Be Close to a Real Estate Reckoning
It's too soon to know how Irma affected the market, says Aaron Terrazas, a senior economist at Zillow. But there's anecdotal evidence that it's taking a toll on property values: A company that assesses flood risks is booming, and workshops for ...
These were the top outer-borough real estate loans in November
The religious group's massive selloff of its buildings in the borough has gone on throughout 2017, and loans on two of those properties slotted in at the No. 2 and 3 spots on November's list of the top 10 outer borough loans. The No. 1 spot belonged to ...
How much? Broome County real estate transactions
Mary Stone (estate) sold 120 Kattelville Rd. to Anthony M. Richardson for $106,000 Oct 13. Colesville. David Kapur (referee) sold 140 Holcomb Rd. to Cnb Realty Trust for $31,832 on Oct 13. David Kapur (referee) sold 136 Holcomb Rd. to Cnb Realty Trust ...
Becoming a real estate agent
As we approach 2018, you may be thinking about a new career. Does setting your own hours sounds appealing? It's just one of the factors that draws people to the world of real estate. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Indiana Realty Trusted Advisor Gita ...
Property Scope: Multifamily real estate numbers reflective of Knox area's growth, value
Property Scope: Multifamily real estate numbers reflective of Knox area's growth, value. Josh Flory, USA TODAY NETWORK - Tennessee Published 9:00 a.m. ET Jan. 2, 2018. CLOSE. A psychologist looks at a study that shows people's happiness when it comes ...
11 Biggest Real Estate Mistakes And What To Learn From Them
Successful executives in the real estate industry from Forbes Real Estate Council share firsthand tips & insights. Forbes Real Estate Council ,. As a real estate professional, you are constantly being challenged. You need to make decisions that ...
5 Trends Shaping the 2018 Real Estate Market
The average 30-year fixed mortgage rate stands at 4.0%, according to data from Wells Fargo. Expect that figure to rise as the U.S. economy improves and the Federal Reserve tries to keep inflation in check. "Mortgage rates will rise by 0.25%, and ...
London Real Estate Divide Highlights Sector's Uncertainty in 2018
About three years ago, Hines stopped investing in London commercial real estate and started selling its property there because the Houston-based developer correctly believed prices had gotten too high and were soon headed south. Today, Hines is back ...
How real estate agents and brokers can capture more market share
Whether you're with a major franchise, a small indie brokerage or an agent who would like to increase your business in 2018, there's only one question you need to ask about the strategy you choose: “Does it increase my market share?” As Wall Street and ...
Could blockchains replace banks in real estate lending?
14. RealBlocks lets people invest in housing on its blockchain with fiat or digital currency (and starting in February 2018, its own tokens). It has completed seven deals so far. Distributed-ledger technology — a database that can live in many places ...
Peak Commercial Real-Estate Prices Force Investors to Get Creative
As 2017 came to an end, the good news for commercial real-estate investors was that values were near peak levels in many markets throughout the world, putting in the black most anything they bought in the past eight years. The bad news as 2018 begins ...
Celeb apartment shopping made 2017 a big year for NYC real estate
The years 2017 had some serious ups and downs, and the real estate market was no exception. As luxury real estate brokers, we had a firsthand look at the way this year shaped the market, specifically in the Big Apple. One major benefit for New York ...
Real estate scheme may cost Utah family their life savings
An elaborate real estate scheme may have cost a Utah family their life savings after an email scammer masquerading as their real estate agent convinced them to wire $91,000 for their dream home. Acell and Anne Bown of Payson, Utah, were gunning to ...
Roanoke's real estate assessments surge, but other revenue ...
Roanoke's real estate assessments surge, but other revenue ...
From Mansions to Prisons: Bitcoin and Real-Estate Doesn't Mix So Well
From Mansions to Prisons: Bitcoin and Real-Estate Doesn't Mix So Well Lately, there's been a considerable amount of attention given to cryptocurrency entering the real-estate industry and homes for sale priced in bitcoin. Earlier this year Sotheby's ...
What does Instagram's new 'Recommended' feature mean for real estate?
You may have already seen some changes rolling out on your Instagram page, but in case you haven't heard: Instagram has added a new “Recommended” feature that displays recommended posts directly in your Insta-feed. Instagram's algorithm curates a ...
How Major Real Estate Developers Are Experimenting With Co-Living
In the last decade, coworking has proven itself to be more than just a trend. It has dramatically changed the way many of us work today and reframed notions of how an office should look. And then came co-living. Co-living, a style of shared urban ...
While Bitcoin Soared, Crypto Domain Names Served Up Prime Online Real Estate In 2017
Dubai resident Sharjil Saleem makes a living investing in domain names and brokering domain name deals, several of which have been valued as high as six figures. In October, he brokered a $2 million deal for the sale of domain ETH.com -- 100 times the ...
Real Estate Transactions
ACG Acquisitions has purchased a +/- 20,048 SF medical office building located at 5250 S. 108th St. in Hales Corners from 5250 South 108 Street VIII LLC. ACG Acquisitions has purchased a +/- 8,820 SF retail building located at 4736 S. 76th St. in ...
Trump's tax overhaul has slowed Manhattan's real estate market even before going into full effect
Manhattan's housing market reflected the impact of the new tax reform months before it was signed into law, according to Douglas Elliman Real Estate. The number of condo and co-op sales in the fourth quarter fell by 27% from the same period in 2016 to ...
Chinese Real Estate Scion's California Murder Trial Delayed
Chinese Real Estate Scion's California Murder Trial Delayed. The start of a Northern California trial involving a Chinese real estate scion charged with orchestrating the murder of her children's father has been postponed for a third time. Jan. 3, 2018 ...
Jeffersonville Masonic Temple sold to real estate firm
Denton-Floyd Real Estate Group said they plan to move their headquarters into the building's first floor. The Louisville-based real estate firm said they're excited to move across the river. "I think this is going to be our home going forward because ...
Trump Tax Bill Could Destroy Manhattan's Falling Real Estate Sales
Growing uncertainty surrounding Republican tax reform led to the worst drop in Manhattan fourth-quarter home sales in six years, New York City real estate brokers said Wednesday. What's more, the tax bill signed into law by President Donald Trump last ...
Outlook 2018: After Record Year in 2017, Real Estate Looks to Hold Momentum
The last decade has seen significant peaks and valleys in the trends of the real estate market, but 2017 offered a new high: there were more residential sales in the first 11 months of the year than in any year previously recorded. Through the middle ...
Forecast: US economy, stock market and Denver real estate headed for slowdown
Monte Keller of Rocky Mountain Design Signs is installing a sign for a real estate at a house in Denver. By Aldo Svaldi | [email protected] | The Denver Post. January 3, 2018 at 6:24 pm. The U.S. economy will run strong for two more quarters ...
Low resale inventory keep real estate industry in check; builders rising to meet demand in St. Johns County
While Raymos is certainly not complaining about the current state of the real estate market, he's simply agreeing with the conclusion of Yun. According to the Northeast Florida Association of Realtors, which doesn't incorporate every transaction in St ...
Meet Marcus Goodwin, the Real Estate Professional Running for DC Council
First-time Council candidate Marcus Goodwin, 28, raised over $52,000 in campaign donations from Sept. 13 through Dec. 9. That's two-and-a-half times what community activist Jeremiah Lowery raised during the same reporting period. Bonds raised only $150 ...
Colliers International Acquires Leading Real Estate Management Services Firm in the Nordics
TORONTO, Jan. 04, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Colliers International Group Inc. (NASDAQ:CIGI) and (TSX:CIGI), a global leader in commercial real estate services, today announced the acquisition of Ovenia Group ("Ovenia" or the "Company"), Finland's ...
The Impact Of Wildfires On The Future Of California Real Estate
My profession involves studying the impact of detrimental conditions on real estate. Throughout my career, I have had the opportunity to study many wildfires and how they impact real estate. Every wildfire is unique and so is its impact on individual ...
Takeaways From Real Estate Tech In 2017
While the bracket of real estate listing services continues to expand and diversify, the standout company of the last year has been the luxury real estate sales service, Compass. Compass works primarily as a listings service but also as an extensive ...
How Underground Rap Legend Blueprint Expanded Into Real Estate, Podcasting, and the Film World
Since 2005, he has ventured into real estate, blogging, podcasting, music theory, cinematography, social media promotion, releasing books, and now shooting and screening his first film King No Crown. Gearing up for the DVD release of the film after ...
House Hunting in … Morocco
The house, named Villa Nikka, sits on a 4,090-square-foot lot and is in the Marshan neighborhood, near the Forbes Museum of Tangier, and a five-mininute walk to the casbah, said Maggie Deane, a Tangier-based agent with Kensington Luxury Properties, the ...
West Loop office redevelopment planned by Chicago private-equity ...
West Loop office redevelopment planned by Chicago private-equity ...
Top D-FW commercial real estate transactions for the week of Jan. 1
One Oak Over the Line has sold the 95,232-square-foot Arlington Oaks Office Park on 8.6 acres at 301 Osler Dr. in Arlington to ReyCo Holdings LLC. Shane Benner of Coldwell Banker Commercial Advisors DFW brokered the sale with Daniel Miller and David ...
How money laundering works in real estate
If Michael Wolff's reporting is to be believed, Stephen K. Bannon's assessment of the most dangerous threat posed by special counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation is not the one you might have assumed. “You realize where this is going,” Bannon ...
Black Knight's Chip McAvoy elected to Real Estate Standards Organization board
At Black Knight, he is responsible for managing the company's real estate related products. “We are very pleased that Chip has the honor and privilege to serve on the board of RESO,” said Kevin Coop, group executive and president of the Black Knight ...
Dan River Region real estate transfers
... » U.S. Bank Trust National Association of American Homeowner Preservation Trust Series to Strader Transport, 66 feet, 519 Chatelaine Ave., $3,000. »Mark Wayne Scearce and Cheryl Hoskins Scearce to SRE, parcel one: 65.34 feet, lot 106, 18 Southern ...
VHT Studios acquires Circlepix's real estate photography biz
Rosemont, Illinois-based VHT Studios, a 20-year-old provider of professional real estate photography, virtual staging and visual marketing services, announced today its acquisition of Circlepix's real estate photography business, a deal that brings ...
Don't kill your credibility in real estate with a lowball listing price
Recently widowed and suddenly alone, a woman was referred to me by her son. She was hoping to move into the San Francisco Bay Area to get back to her roots and be close to her remaining family. Her budget was tight for the area she desired, and her ...
Avoid These Four Common Commercial Real Estate Investing Mistakes
Buying and managing investment property — be it houses, multifamily units or commercial real estate — is hard work. Owners must choose between paying to outsource and handling everything themselves. The latter can range from finding financing and ...
Real estate daily market update: January 5, 2018
Real estate daily market update: January 5, 2018. by Inman Staff Writer. Today 6:07 A.M.. Let's make 2018 your breakout year! Join real estate's best and grow your business at Connect New York, Jan 22-26, 2018. Learn More. We'll add more market news ...
Ask a real estate pro: What can I do about my neighbor wasting water?
Board certified real estate attorney Gary Singer advises a reader question about withholding dues to enact changes in a homeowner's association. Gary M. Singer. Privacy Policy. Q: Our neighbor in our townhouse community wastes an excessive amount of ...
5 characteristics of real estate's top producers
Over the course of my decades-long real estate career, thousands of agents either worked for me or crossed my path, giving me priceless insights into how top producers operate, what they bring to the field and the characteristics that separate them ...