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Sunday, July 29, 2018

My Neighbors Stole My River View. Can I Make Them Give It Back? - The New York Times

My Neighbors Stole My River View. Can I Make Them Give It Back? - The New York Times: : I live in a house in Rockville Centre, N.Y., with a river view but no direct access to the water. My neighbor’s hedges and overgrown shrubbery are obscuring my panoramic view of this waterway and its waterfowl. Do I have the right to ask the neighbors to trim back these obstructions, and to what extent?

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Four Creative Financing Options For Real Estate Buyers

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.

Friday, July 27, 2018

How 'for sale' sign redesign is disrupting the real estate market

How 'for sale' sign redesign is disrupting the real estate market: CNBC's Diana Olick takes a look at how Compass Real Estate Brokerage is using technology to disrupt the housing market.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Will a New Real Estate Asset Class Help Solve America's Impending Retirement Crisis? | Propmodo

Will a New Real Estate Asset Class Help Solve America's Impending Retirement Crisis? | Propmodo: Many seniors are “cash poor,” it is true, but a lot of them happen to be “house rich.” The bygone ideals of owning a house and paying off debt has left many of them with lots of equity in their homes, by some estimates over six trillion dollars worth. While not having a mortgage gives many seniors peace of mind, historically low bond yields and social security shortfalls�have left them without enough fixed income to support the rising cost of living.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Real estate execs see continued price escalation – BizWest

Real estate execs see continued price escalation – BizWest: Real estate prices continue to climb in Boulder, begging the question: When will the cycle take a downward turn?

Commercial and residential chief executives who work the area have expected a downturn for some time, but right now, they’re not seeing it.

21 Etiquette Rules Real Estate Agents Should Live By

21 Etiquette Rules Real Estate Agents Should Live By

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin on the real estate market

Hedge fund billionaire Ken Griffin on the real estate market: CNBC's Andrew Ross Sorkin speaks with Citadel founder Ken Griffin at the 2018 Delivering Alpha conference about the state of the real estate market.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Surveys say a lot about real estate | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle

Surveys say a lot about real estate | News, Sports, Jobs - Tribune Chronicle: In all of our lifetimes, it has been rather common to see survey crews along the roads or at large construction sites.


Having surveys conducted to sell a home is even more common. So let’s look at a survey and surveyor, and what they do.

Surveying, or using precise descriptions of bodies of land, have been around for thousands of years. The precise measurements and orientation of the Egyptian pyramids prove that even in ancient times, men (back then) cared about keeping accurate dimensions and descriptions of parcels of land.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

Summer heat: Denver residential real estate market stays hot - Denver Business Journal

Summer heat: Denver residential real estate market stays hot - Denver Business Journal: Scant inventory is keeping the Denver residential real estate market red hot.

Denver homes continue to sell extremely quickly and there are a lot fewer homes for sale now compared with a year ago.

Friday, July 20, 2018

Are Dallas commercial real estate owners paying their fair share? | Commentary | Dallas News

Are Dallas commercial real estate owners paying their fair share? | Commentary | Dallas News: In a recent editorial concerning the Dallas City Council's passage of the Park Land Dedication Ordinance, Dallas Morning News editors stated: "The reluctance among some in the real estate community to support the proposal for the new fees and set-asides comes from a reasonable place."

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The Biggest Challenges In Real Estate Today

The Biggest Challenges In Real Estate Today: Windermere Real Estate Chief Economist Matthew Gardner discusses how to advise clients in an unpredictable market

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Why Las Vegas Luxury Real Estate Is The Next Big Market Boom

Why Las Vegas Luxury Real Estate Is The Next Big Market Boom: When I first came to Las Vegas, I was immediately enthralled by its dazzling nature — not only because of its attractions�but also of the features and amenities that define standard living here. It’s safe to say that Las Vegas is one of the finest cities in the world.

Nevertheless, even the finest city isn’t safe from dreary economic failure. Who would forget the Great Recession in 2008? Even the largest cities were then inches away from complete downfall. In Las Vegas, jobs and the massive inventory of on-sale properties were gone, and foreclosures of homes were rampant.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

eXp Realty's virtual island is an extravagant office campus for 8,000 employees - Business Insider

eXp Realty's virtual island is an extravagant office campus for 8,000 employees - Business Insider: If you've ever wondered what the next phase of working remotely could be like, look no further than eXp Realty.

In most respects, eXp is your typical real estate brokerage company. It employs thousands of licensed agents to help clients buy and sell their homes. And business seems to be good: eXp's stock price has almost quadrupled since this time last year, giving it a market cap of over $610 million.

Friday, July 13, 2018

Real estate briefs: CustomSpace brings industrial coworking to Texas - Houston Chronicle

Real estate briefs: CustomSpace brings industrial coworking to Texas - Houston Chronicle: CustomSpace, a provider of coworking space to industrial and office tenants, has leased 113,152 square feet in Central City Industrial Park at 5301 Polk Street, Building 14, for its first Texas location. Barkley Peschel and Mike Davis with Colliers International and Trey Erwin with Lee & Associates represented the tenant. The company provides warehousing, storage and office space to tenants seeking between 250 and 10,000 square feet.

Steve Case’s VC Firm Moves Into Direct Real Estate Investing

Steve Case’s VC Firm Moves Into Direct Real Estate Investing: Steve Case’s Revolution LLC hired real estate investors Starling Cousley and Clint Myers to develop properties for startups in U.S. regions overlooked as potential tech hubs.

Cousley and Myers will join the venture capital firm as partners and take advantage of new tax incentives for investing in “opportunity zones,” according to a statement released Thursday. These are lower-income areas eligible for a range of benefits, including one that exempts investors from paying income taxes on capital gains.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

13 Tips For Finding The Best Real Estate Agent For Your Housing Needs

13 Tips For Finding The Best Real Estate Agent For Your Housing Needs: With the number of jobs in real estate expected to continuously grow by 6% through 2026, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the competition for agents is and will remain strong. This can make it a challenge for a homebuyer or seller to find the right real estate agent to work with.

Friday, July 06, 2018

Seattle real estate market inventory rises—finally - Curbed Seattle

Seattle real estate market inventory rises—finally - Curbed Seattle: The short version of the story of the past while in Seattle real estate is not just high prices, but extremely low inventory. Fortunately, at least one thing that’s making things harder for buyers and agents alike seems to be changing, according to the latest numbers from the Northwest Multiple Listing Service (NWMLS): The city ended June with more than a month of inventory for the first time since September 2016.

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Manhattan real estate has worst second quarter since financial crisis

Manhattan real estate has worst second quarter since financial crisis: Manhattan real estate had its worst second quarter since the financial crisis, with prices and sales dropping and inventory rising, according to a new report.

Monday, July 02, 2018

Online rivals upset UK real estate agents

Online rivals upset UK real estate agents: Press AssociationJULY 2, 201811:35AM
More than 150 British real estate agents have gone broke in the last year as pressure from online rivals continues to bite, a new study has found.

The figure is only five more than the year before but thousands of real estate agents in the UK are showing signs of financial stress, accountancy firm Moore Stephens said.

The pressure is being felt by both large and small agents as they deal with higher operating costs than competitors trading purely online, the report said.

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Cushman & Wakefield’s IPO: Here are 5 things to know - MarketWatch

Cushman & Wakefield’s IPO: Here are 5 things to know - MarketWatch: Cushman & Wakefield, a giant real-estate services firm, has filed for an initial public offering, it said in June, citing its past record of success, broad footprint, and the “growing” industry in which it operates.