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Real estate News 07/2018 (Page 6)



Howard Hanna Real Estate buys broker in Amsterdam
Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the largest real estate broker in the Albany region, bought CMK & Associates in Amsterdam. CMK & Associates has more than 60 agents and six offices, with sales volume of more than $104 million last year. Howard ...
Understanding The Real Estate Cycle To Score A Deal In Any Market
With most things in the life, the best advice someone can give is to take a step back and look at the bigger picture. But when you're evaluating real estate markets for investment, I've found that you have to get into the nitty-gritty details. By ...
Russell Simmons Unloading Real Estate as Abuse Claims Mount
Is Russell Simmons leaving the jurisdiction? Amid more than a dozen accusations of sexual misconduct and assault, Simmons is selling off his real estate holdings in both Los Angeles and New York and is shuttering the West Hollywood yoga studio that he ...
Why VC Firm Fifth Wall Ventures Is Bullish on the Tokenization of Real Estate
Fifth Wall Ventures has a pretty narrow investment thesis. It invests exclusively in startups focused on real estate technology across sectors such as hospitality, retail, and construction. The firm, which launched last year, raised $212 million for ...
House Hunting in … Argentina
Ms. Rivas agreed, adding that Buenos Aires was likely to lead the way. “The Buenos Aires market is one of the most dynamic real estate markets of Argentina,” she said. “Prices normally rise more quickly and with a greater rate than in the rest of the ...
Real-Estate Agents Discover It's (Literally) a Zoo Out There
“I was doing an open house in Old Saybrook when all of a sudden two wild turkeys showed up. Big ones; I don't think I've ever seen them this size. They were scary. They were right in the walkway leading to the front door,. I didn't know what to do ...
The $1.5 Billion Real Estate Wager That Went Horribly Wrong
It was a rare chance to invest in prime real estate in one of the fastest-growing economies on Earth. The private equity style venture -- steered by a politically connected Indian businessman, a former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partner, and a one-time ...
Real estate: Community amenities like pools, trails become hubs of new neighborhoods
Yards are getting smaller in many new home communities, but there's still plenty of room for swing sets, cookouts with the neighbors and even a swimming pool. Those amenities aren't behind a fence in someone's backyard. They are a short walk away where ...
More second-quarter reports out on Palm Beach real estate market
As noted previously in the Palm Beach Daily News, second-quarter real estate sales reports released last week painted a generally favorable picture of property transactions and values in Palm Beach, especially for condominiums. The reports were ...
Asheville real estate prices continue booming, but is a glut on the horizon?
Sir Isaac Newton might be a bit confounded by the Asheville real estate market. The originator of the laws of physics, Newton is attributed with famously saying, "What goes up, must come down." But that expression doesn't seem to hold true when it ...
Real Estate Agents Answer: What's The One Thing You Wish All First-Time Homebuyers Knew?
Navigating the real estate market as a first-time homebuyer can be daunting. After all, you're making a huge decision and there are so many factors to consider. In an effort to help clear up the process, I went to the experts and asked real estate ...
The ascent of climbing gyms, and battle for post-industrial real estate
The number-one challenge to developing a climbing gym is real estate, says Helt, and finding the right property, one that's both big enough for a multimillion-dollar rehab, and, in the case of facilities that offer rope climbing, tall enough—often ...
All About Real Estate Disclosures
You want to know exactly what you are getting when you make any large purchase, especially when you are buying a home – the largest purchase that many Americans will ever make in their life. That's why a real estate disclosure statement is a ...
Real estate briefs: Medical office building coming to Katy
Wile Interests plans to break ground early next year on Medical Plaza West, a 70,000-square-foot medical office building in its Katy Green mixed-use development. CBRE will handle leasing. Located south of Interstate 10 between Barker Cypress Road and ...
Eager To Expand, Service Providers Strike Deals In Extended Real Estate Cycle
Commercial real estate service provider Cushman & Wakefield this week provided more details about its proposed IPO, in which it is seeking to sell 45 million shares for $17 per share for gross proceeds of $765 million. Under those terms, the company's ...
Discover Your Niche To Level-Up Your Real Estate Business
I was raising private money and lending it out to real estate investors and I was originating conventional loans. I was easily working 70 hours a week — and I had a newborn at home. As I learned more about business, I decided to track my time and ...
Cash is king: Millennials shy away from investing in real estate
Saddled with student loans and facing rising home prices, only 22 percent of millennials see real estate as an ideal investment, according to Inman. Savings accounts and other cash instruments are seen as the best option, the report said, citing a ...
Winnetka threatens real estate company with new laws if it doesn't remove Elm Street statue
The Winnetka Village Council has given Hoffmann Commercial Real Estate about two weeks to remove a sculpture known as The Big Guy, whose official name is “Really,” from the sidewalk on the northeast corner of Elm Street and Lincoln Avenue. “I don't ...
HeyZipper Smart Assistant for Real Estate Professionals
HeyZipper is a smart assistant designed for real estate agents. Working for you, giving you back the time to focus on clients. Using your voice to take notes, schedule meetings, find properties, call contacts and more, HeyZipper is part of the ...
Wells Fargo Explores Sale of Real-Estate Broker Eastdil
Wells Fargo officials don't consider Eastdil's commercial real-estate business core to the bank and have weighed a sale for at least a few months, a person familiar with the bank's discussions said. The bank has been slimming down over the past 18 ...
Half of US homes are now more valuable than before the real-estate bubble burst
More than half of the homes nationwide are now more valuable than their pre-recession peaks, according a report released Thursday by real-estate website Zillow ZG, -0.02% The national median home value is now $217,300, an increase of 8.3% on the year ...
LA's top real estate law firms
In an uncertain economic climate where every deal has become a complex matter, Los Angeles' real estate lawyers are more in demand than ever as they work to keep pace with changing market needs. Even seemingly straightforward deals are no longer ...
Flip or hold real estate? A comparison - Green Bay Press Gazette
Reader question: I am interested in starting a career as a real estate investor. Both remodeling to flip or hold homes for the long term interest me. I do not have ...
How 'for sale' sign redesign is disrupting the real estate market
How 'for sale' sign redesign is disrupting the real estate market. 6 Hours Ago. CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how Compass Real Estate Brokerage is using technology to disrupt the housing market. Watch CNBC Live TV ...
Six Exclusive Benefits Of Investing In Real Estate
One of the best options for passive income is real estate investing, and it is also a prime example of an asset with multiple income streams. Real estate generates passive income for the investor in the following ways: 1. Cash flow: Cash flow is ...
Business Briefs: Amazon, real estate, American Airlines
Amazon blew past earnings expectations in the last quarter. The stock jumped 4 percent in after-hours trading, despite missing revenue targets. According to Cheddar, behind the enormous growth is Amazon's cloud and advertising divisions. It helped ...
Compass real estate brokerage disrupts with high-tech, smart 'for sale' sign
It is the most visible, most effective and most mundane marketing tool in all of real estate. The "for sale" sign. And it hasn't changed in more than a century, until now. Compass brokerage, a new kid on the real estate block, is ready to disrupt the ...
Real Estate Newsmakers
MacGregor named Realtor of the Year. Bold Moves Real Estate announced that broker/owner Kate Lanagan MacGregor was presented with the “Realtor of the Year” award at the The Realtor Association of Southeastern Massachusetts (RASEM) awards ...
Don't Fall Into This Real Estate Trap
Dual representation, also called dual agency, occurs when the same real estate agent represents both the seller and the buyer of a property. While the definition of “dual agency” varies by state ― in some places “dual agency” is defined as when two ...
RI Real Estate Notes: Warwick Neck property brings $1.6M
A waterfront property at 1090 Warwick Neck Ave. was sold for $1.6 million on July 18. The sellers were represented by Amy I. Doorley of Mott & Chace Sotheby's International Realty. The buyers were represented by Demascole, Rossi & Mann Associates of ...
Lebanon County Real Estate Transactions
Bruce E. Klingler, Sheriff, to Randler & Bolinder Real Estate, 18 Winchester Circle, $137,500. Michele M. and Warren A. Hile III to Ryan J. and Valerie M. Strohm, 1129 Kochenderfer Road, $174,900. Mt. Pleasant Ventures, S. Gerald Musser Builder, to ...
(Almost) Retro Real Estate
Michael Roybal fell in love with midcentury-modern design when he was in architecture school. The clean lines, the natural light, the open floor plans—“It's sensible architecture that feels good to people,” says the principal of the Roybal Corporation ...
Four Creative Financing Options For Real Estate Buyers
Financing a home is one of the most critical factors for buyers looking to purchase real estate. In fact, for the individuals with bad credit, financing can be a big issue. However, bad credit does not have to prevent you from purchasing real estate ...
Five Instagram Tips Every Real Estate Agent Should Know
The real estate marketing landscape has undergone a dramatic change in recent years. No longer are billboards, benches, and colorful blazers the best ways to stand out. It's a digital world and home buyers and sellers are spending more time looking at ...
Donald Trump is a real estate developer. He doesn't get the benefits ...
Donald Trump is a real estate developer. He doesn't get the benefits ...
Red Flags That Indicate A Real Estate Market Crash
The housing market is hot. Prices are up, inventory is down, and the market is active. Many people are starting to become cautious of a “real estate bubble.” The past has revealed many red flags which would indicate a real estate market may very well ...
Los Angeles' Most Expensive Real Estate Listing Aims to Get $1 Billion
The most expensive real estate listing in Los Angeles history has hit the market. The property is listed for $1 billion. The property is a sprawling 157 acres of undeveloped Beverly Hills land at the highest point of the 90210 zip code, according to ...
Real estate market showing gains in Pee Dee
FLORENCE, S.C. — The real estate market in the Pee Dee is trending upward at the midyear point of 2018. The market saw increases in new listings and median sales prices for the year to date, as well as a decrease in days on the market. Keon Aldrich ...
Real estate transactions for Hampden, Hampshire and Franklin counties: July 29, 2018
Agawam. Angela Greco, Angela M. Greco, Susan Picard and Judith Dugan to Robert Houle and Kim Houle, 26A Castle Hill Road, $244,000. Elizabeth Mullins to Sammuel L. Mullins and Ashley N. Bates, 418 Meadow St., Unit B4, $140,000. Fannie Mae and ...
Real estate magnate Otto ups stake in DDR
European real estate magnate Alexander Otto is continuing to up his holdings in Beachwood-based DDR Corp. Otto bought 6.3 million shares in the real estate investment trust in May and June, bringing his stake in it to 18%. After those trades, Otto, who ...
Real-estate report: Save money moving away from downtown
Columbus home shoppers can save more than $5,000 by buying a home 15 minutes outside the center city, according to a new analysis by Zillow. The real-estate company compared prices in the "urban core" to prices 15 minutes away to determine the ...
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 June 22. ALDEN • 11832 Boncliff Road, Marion P. Hanson; Robert M. Hanson to Nicholas T. Langiewicz, $156,000. • 12328 Genesee ...
Tax-free 1031 real estate exchange
Many successful people have become wealthy from real estate investments. According to Forbes, about 10 percent of the world's billionaires created their wealth from real estate. A significant portion of these investors were very “hands-on” over the ...
Torrid real estate market affects buyers, sellers
Another reason is that real estate selling prices have been on the rise. The median home sale price in the City of Racine so far this year has increased by 17.3 percent compared with the same part of 2017. Sturtevant's median price also increased by 17 ...
The $1B listing “that may be the end of real estate”
The Mountain of Beverly Hills is a property of superlatives: the highest point in the 90210 zip code, the most expensive listing in Los Angeles' history and, perhaps, the most over-priced. With its $1 billion price tag, the question is whether or not ...
WeWork is just one facet of SoftBank's bet on real estate
The deal reportedly values the Chinese branch of the shared workspace and real estate management company at $5 billion, up from $1 billion (post-money) in the round WeWork China announced almost a year ago in July 2017. SoftBank rarely doubles ...
International Real Estate Sales Slide in US
Against insufficient inventory and mounting prices, international sales are sliding, according to the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) 2018 Profile of International Transactions in U.S. Residential Real Estate, an annual survey. Foreign home ...
Important Commercial Real Estate Terms You Should Known
Commercial real estate is far more complex than residential real estate. The contracts are longer, often the price tags are higher, and included in the process are many complex terms that an ordinary person does not understand. Make sure before ...
Traverse City Commercial Real Estate Catches Fire
Record Traverse City home sales are starting to slow, but recent data suggests that commercial real estate – lagging just two years ago – is now booming. For the first six months of 2018, commercial sales are up 16.4 percent, while the number of leases ...
Leftist politician quits over his lucrative real estate deal
LISBON, Portugal (AP) — A Portuguese politician who campaigned against real estate speculation has quit after it emerged he bought a downtown Lisbon building for 347,000 euros ($405,000) and renovated it for sale with a list price of 5.7 million euros ...