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Real estate News 09/2018



Real Estate Notes: Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018
Riverwalk Centre sells to Dallas firm. MOORE — Dallas-area-based Riverwalk Centre LLC paid CRK Properties LLC $5,151,000 for 78,127-square-foot Riverwalk Centre, 2712 S Telephone Road, in a transaction by brokers George Williams, Paul Ravencraft, ...
Real estate briefs
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Real estate making strides on college level offering majors, minors, concentrations
Crosscheck real estate careers and college degrees and you're liable to find lots of matches. However, the list may be substantially smaller when searching for Realtors and commercial brokers who majored in disciplines directly related to buying and ...
All Things Real Estate: There are several legal ways to hold title to property
Q: My fiancée and I are getting married in October, but it looks like the house we're buying together will close several weeks before that. Our Realtor asked us if we knew how we wanted to hold title. She said she mentioned it because the escrow ...
Real Estate Happenings
WHAT: The National Association of Realtors' Seniors Real Estate Specialists designation course seeks to instill knowledge and understanding of age 50-plus real estate clients and customers. By earning the SRES designation, participants will receive ...
Oilfield companies find real estate market tightening up in Bakken ...
Oilfield companies find real estate market tightening up in Bakken ...
Port Authority axes four top real estate execs
The Port Authority has booted four top executives in its real-estate division, The Post has learned. All four were escorted out of 4 World Trade Center — including one accompanied by a PA police detective, officials confirmed. The execs include Mark ...
Study shows location importance to real estate
Location, location, location. This has been a refrain for years in the real estate industry, and in Grand Junction those prime locations are near golf courses, trails and Colorado National Monument. "People are willing to pay a little bit more for a ...
Real estate transfers: Reported Sept. 2, 2018
Jerry L. Durbin Sr. Estate, Jerry L. Durbin Jr., executor, property in Melrose Township, to Timothy D. Durbin. Joe E. Churchill and Marlene K. Churchill, property in Ellington Township, to Alan F. Niekamp and Karen L. Niekamp. Betty Ann Allen, property ...
Dear Monty: 10 flashpoints in real estate contracts
Q: We are considering upgrading to another home. We had a few glitches when we bought our current house. We want to avoid bumps in the road this time, so we are doing some homework to get up to speed. In our state the listing and the offer to purchase ...
Chinese real estate developers bet on EV market
SHANGHAI — In 2015, Beijing started reining in domestic real estate investments in a bid to cool the overheated housing market. This year, the government has further tightened control on property development in China's major cities. The policy shift ...
California Has Largest Public School Real Estate Premiums in US
Many children in the U.S. head back to school this week, and it's likely their parents paid a premium if their drop-off is only a few short blocks away. It costs millions of dollars to live within walking distance of some of America's most well-rated ...
Growing number of churches expanding their services to provide affordable housing
He said he took a leap of faith to get into the real estate business and teamed up with a developer, Brisa Builders, and a title insurance company that specializes in helping faith-based groups through the bureaucracy. "We have to facilitate some ...
How to make social media work for you in luxury real estate
For some real estate agents, finding luxury listings seems like a mythical quest that is only granted to the rich and famous, but it's not. Find out what works, even for those who aren't tech-savvy, here. Article image credited to Linda Xu on Unsplash ...
Ten things you missed in real estate news on your summer vacation
As the Business Journal exclusively reported, the Boston Red Sox and Fenway Sports Group are in the early stages of exploring real estate development opportunities for property the team controls in the neighborhood surrounding Fenway Park ...
Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions
A private real estate investment firm, with properties mostly in Brooklyn and northern Manhattan, has bought these two adjacent four-story walk-ups with 24 rent-stabilized apartments — 18 two-bedrooms and six one-bedrooms — with rents averaging $1 ...
Real Estate Rehabilitation
They are responsible for appraising properties at 100 percent of their market value each year, which is then used to calculate the annual real estate tax bill. Their appraisals are also used to calculate the tax breaks offered for these renovation ...
Having A Great Real Estate Attorney
While it's true that most states do not require that a real estate attorney be used to complete the transaction, this is not true in Connecticut and other "attorney-only" states. In Connecticut, an attorney is required to represent the legal interests ...
Facebook Is Bingeing on Bay Area Real Estate
For all the turmoil surrounding Facebook and investor concerns about a slowdown, the company's gone on a real estate binge that suggests that its optimism about its future knows no limits. Menlo Park is just the start. In the past year alone, the ...
Lidl Says It's Not Looking at FL Real Estate
In response to a recent article in the Tampa Bay Business Journal that Lidl has begun eyeing real estate in Florida, the deep-discount grocer said it has no plans as yet to expand into the Sunshine State. “We are not currently scouting sites in Florida ...
How to Invest in Luxury Real Estate
“Luxury real estate investments provide higher yields than the stock market without as much volatility,” says Parnes's business partner and co-host, James Harris. He says real estate investors in top-performing markets are enjoying a windfall, and that ...
Dear Monty: Has the real estate market fully recovered?
Reader Question: Before the banks caused the 2008 meltdown, I purchased my home for $475,000. Homes directly around me have recently sold for anywhere between $215,000-$360,000. Prices are finally rebounding here, and I have the most beautiful ...
Landis acquires real estate startup GoldenKey
Landis, a platform that uses data science to help institutional real estate investors buy and sell residential real estate, today announced that it has acquired GoldenKey, a well-funded startup that set out to disrupt real estate agents and unbundle ...
Real Estate News - September 2
Dena Watson with Freedom Property Management and Lindsay Jewell with Cheryl & Co Real Estate — local leaders in the residential property management field — have just been awarded the RMP (Residential Management Professional) designation by the ...
Fundrise, an online investment platform, lets you invest in real estate with as little as $500 — here's what you ...
Fundrise, an online investment platform, lets you invest in real estate with as little as $500 — here's what you ...
Opendoor real estate company offers immediate sales, streamlining home sales process
Correction: An earlier version of this story misidentified Opendoor's headquarters, overall sales and misspelled names. Opendoor, a San Francisco-based real estate company, has joined the Nashville real estate market, buying as many as eight homes a ...
How much? Broome County real estate transactions
Joan A. Ross (Estate) sold 129 Hawthorne St. to Steven R. Truman for $125,000 on June 18. Andras Szabo sold 701 Rano Blvd. to Vishnu & Nita Patel (50% Int) for $265,000 on June 20. Chemung Canal Trust Company sold 4513 Mansfield Road to Tuf-E, ...
East Bay real estate agent sentenced to 6 years for multimillion dollar property scheme
SAN FRANCISCO — An East Bay real estate agent was sentenced to more than six years in prison for creating an elaborate scheme in which he manipulated fraudulent lawsuits and sold homes to buyers who did not know the homes had unpaid mortgages ...
Malaysia Leaves $100 Billion Real Estate Project in Limbo
The fate of Country Garden Holdings Co.'s $100 billion project in southern Malaysia remains in limbo as Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said foreigners are welcome to invest, but they might not be allowed to stay for long in their new homes. "They can ...
Are Frisco, McKinney and Allen the country's best real estate markets?
"To determine the most attractive real-estate markets in the U.S., WalletHub compared 300 cities across 22 key metrics," according to the new report. "The data set ranges from median home-price appreciation to home sales turnover rate to job growth." ...
What Real Estate Investors Need To Know About The Impact Of Evolving Fintech
Advances in technology continue to transform multiple industries. Every aspect of our world has changed dramatically within a short span of time. Airbnb is bigger than the world's top five hotel brands combined, but doesn't own any real estate. Uber is ...
Between The Slices Of The Sandwich-Lease Real Estate Investing Strategy
Reasons for failure vary, but it's mostly that inexperienced real estate investors do not realize the huge amounts of time and effort that go into the process of building a buyer list, locating distressed homes, fixing them up and funding the process ...
Here's what $1 million bought in August
Within the city limits, 53 homes sold in that price range, or about 41 percent of all the million-dollar sales, according to Midwest Real Estate Data. In all of Cook County there were 87 sales, or almost 64 percent of the total. Among the other homes ...
House Hunting in … Mexico
Puerto Vallarta's housing market is strong, real estate professionals say, with demand from foreign investors and tourists helping to fuel a development boom in the area. “A lot of new product has been brought to the market,” said Brock Squire, the ...
Real estate startups flock to Houston with aims of low fees, quick offers
Matt Sprague's family spent a year planning and building their home, but it only took them 15 minutes to sell it. Sprague turned to an internet real estate service called Opendoor, where he filled out an online form. The quickly struck deal closed in ...
Real Estate Newsmakers
Hague joins Conway's Dartmouth team. New Jack Conway Dartmouth Realtor Elda Hague has a simple goal: “to make her clients happy.” How she intends to do that is by listening attentively, and finding the best housing match for her home buyers and the ...
Philippines' Richest 2018: Real Estate Tycoons Post Gains Amid Losses For Most Others
There's been a general lift in Philippine real estate and construction fortunes, and then there's Manny Villar. His wealth has tripled over the past year, making him now the country's second richest. Shares in his Golden Bria (formerly Golden Haven ...
Former LA County real estate official strikes plea deal in federal bribery case
Shepos, who lives in Palmdale, said in the agreement that he failed to report $434,000 in bribes and kickbacks received over seven years while working for the county's real estate division. His 2014 return failed to identify $139,000 in income ...
Real estate briefs: Howard Hughes Corp. buys Woodlands office buildings
Unilev Management Corp. and Azrieli Group have started a multimillion dollar renovation project at One and Three Riverway office buildings. Ziegler Cooper Architects, Walter P Moore and Endurance Builders are working on the project. CBRE leases the ...
Connecting The Physical World Of Real Estate To The Digital World Of Standardization And Trust
Change is underway in the real estate industry. Billions are pouring into new and existing technology companies, all competing for their slice of the proverbial pie. Upstream, a new company backed by the National Association of Realtors, is challenging ...
Hot real estate market is cooling off
The 1,424-square-foot, two-story Colonial is in picture-perfect condition. In the heart of the popular North Winton Village neighborhood, the home at 15 Wisconsin St. has been floating on the market, now reduced to $137,900 from $140,000, without an ...
The Phenom Behind Blackstone's Real-Estate Machine
Blackstone's real-estate business, which has $119 billion in assets under management and more than 450 employees, is a major global player and one of the largest owners of property in the U.S. It owns Chicago's Willis Tower, the Cosmopolitan of Las ...
Human Psychology As An Essential Tool For Building Smart Real Estate
An enviable title for any city's reputation or economic status is to be ranked on a list of the best places to live in the world. Often, these lists identify traits of the most innovative, efficient or prosperous places across the globe. Design in ...
Real estate investor giving $30 million to Michigan State
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — New York-based real estate investor Edward Minskoff who graduated from Michigan State University is giving $30 million the school to support its campus business pavilion. The university says Thursday it's the largest single ...
Is North Brooklyn's State Senator Martin Dilan The Real Estate Lobby's Favorite Democrat?
It's no secret that Martin Dilan takes money from the real estate industry. But the scale and intensity of Dilan's romance with landlords and their lobbyists is greater than previously reported. Since 1999, Dilan has accepted $325,400 from real estate ...
Top D-FW commercial real estate deals for the week of Sept. 3
Jackson Cloak, Ed Kim, Collin Downey, Jeff Rowerdink, Joe Leon and Jay Gunn of Berkadia Commercial Mortgage Inc. and Berkadia Real Estate Advisors LLC brokered and financed the deal. Salt Lake City-based Bridge Investment Group provided the ...
Sold: Search the latest Macon County real estate transfers
Decatur. 1950 Barding Ave., $95,000, Charlotte A. Fortner to Scott Randall. 1425 N. College St., $30,000, Rashanda N. Bond to Derrick Thaxton Sr. and Raquel Thaxton. 340 S. Delmar Ave., $109,900, Patrick Corrigan and Angela Corrigan to Cody M. Davis ...
Exec looted $3.5M from Long Island real estate firm: feds
The former chief financial officer of a Long Island real-estate company has been busted for embezzling more than $3.5 million from the business, federal authorities said Thursday. Kwesi Bovell allegedly pocketed the Mulholland Group cash from December ...
What's a FROG? and other Millennial Real Estate talk
She is one of those Millennial Real Estate agents who is great at digital online marketing and communications. She writes and speaks fluently in text abbreviations, making her an ideal agent to work with younger buyers and sellers that prefer to ...
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Weekly real estate transactions for Berkshire County and northern Litchfield County · Market Perspectives – In the second quarter of 2018, all signs suggest the market is starting to come back, according to the CEO of William Pitt and Julia B. Fee ...