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SEC Charges Real Estate Broker With FCPA Violations

The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled FCPA charges against a New Jersey real estate broker arising out of his attempt to bribe a foreign official while acting as a broker for Colliers International Group, Inc.
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Top Tips on How to Sell Your Home for the Best Price

If you feel that the time has arrive to sell your home, you will no doubt want to ensure not only that you can in fact sell your home, but also that you can do so for the most amount of money possible.
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Hanley Investment Group Completes Sale of Smith’s Grocery Shadow-Anchored Shopping Center in Sandy, Utah

Hanley Investment Group Real Estate Advisors, a nationally-recognized real estate brokerage and advisory firm specializing in retail property sales, announced today that the firm has completed the sale of Canyon Center, a 47,866-square-foot shopping center shadow-anchored by Smith’s Grocery in Sandy, Utah, which is located in the southeast Salt Lake City metro area.
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Realtors® Help Families Navigate Back-to-School Home Shopping

Buying and moving into a new home is already a complicated process, but moving with children adds an entirely different set of requirements and stresses. The National Association of Realtors®' 2018 Moving with Kids report
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BHHS The Preferred Realty is First To Launch Interactive Aerial Panorama Tours

Today, Property Panorama, home of InstaView, the most prominent automated Virtual Tour and Single Property Website in America, with over 20 Million monthly unique tour views, announced the launch of America’s first Interactive Aerial Panorama Tours in partnership with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices (BHHS) The Preferred Realty.
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Model Grand Opening of New Modern Homes in North Hollywood by Planet Home Living

Award-winning Planet Home Living announces the grand opening of Palmea, a highly anticipated collection of eight detached, modern new homes in North Hollywood. The community will showcase a fully-furnished model home set to open its doors on Saturday, September 8, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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POAH partners with the Model Group to preserve 1,100 affordable apartments in Ohio and...

On June 1, POAH acquired 20 properties with 1,136 affordable apartments in Ohio and Kentucky from The Model Group (TMG), a for-profit development company with deep roots in Cincinnati.  This represents POAH’s largest portfolio acquisition to date and comes at a time when some Cincinnati neighborhoods are seeing significant investments in infrastructure, new public transportation options, and an expansion of the district's art and dining scene
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FEMA awards more than $81 million for Harris County property acquisition

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded more than $81 million to the Harris County Flood Control District for the acquisition of 502 flood-prone homes damaged by Hurricane Harvey. Once the structures are removed, the land will be dedicated and maintained as open space to conserve natural floodplain functions.

Could an Open House Sell Your Home Faster? Tips for Hosting One

There has been a big debate in recent years in the real estate market as to whether or not open houses are necessary. With things being virtual, interested parties can view pictures and take virtual tours of homes they wish to buy. Though there’s a lot of benefits to virtual tours, but if your home has been on the market for months or you don’t have the time to keep scheduling individual tours, sometimes, allowing a group of buyers to get a firsthand experience of what it would be like to live in the home can make a big difference.
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Rights and Responsibilities of Condo Association Board Members Now Available

The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) Division of Real Estate (DRE) recently published the “Rights and Responsibilities of Association Board Members” to clearly explain the legal responsibilities of condominium and common interest community property boards. The publication includes general information regarding
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Pending Home Sales Trail Off 0.7 Percent in July

Pending home sales stepped back in July and have now fallen on an annual basis for seven straight months, according to the National Association of Realtors®. The Pending Home Sales Index, * www.nar.realtor/pending-home-sales , a forward-looking indicator based on contract signings,

What do the 2018 Interest Rate Rises mean for Property Investors?

On Thursday 2nd August 2018 the Bank of England increased interest rates to the highest they’ve been since 2009. This change sees the UK interest rate increase from 0.25% to 0.75%. Though the increase has been small, it has had an impact on various sectors of the economy, including property.
RE/MAX of TEXAS Agents Make Moving More Affordable

RE/MAX of TEXAS Agents Make Moving More Affordable

RE/MAX of Texas in concert with MooveGuru™ launched a new customer for life program available to over 5400 RE/MAX of Texas agents. Under the new program, agents may invite home buyers and sellers to save up to 15% or more on moving expenses and home ownership-related expenses though the partnership with MooveGuru.

How To Start A Career In Real Estate

If you are considering a career in real estate, there are some things that you need to know and do before you can attain a high level of success. Let’s talk about the education, licensing, skills, and other things that you will require in order to get started with listing, selling, and managing properties for sale.

4 Reasons Why You Should Rent in Today’s Economy

If you can sell your house and move back to renting, research shows that it may not be such a bad idea. In many areas, living in a luxurious apartment is much cheaper than owning a home even before considering repairs, landscaping, and other house-specific factors. We’re going to take a look at a few reasons why you should stick to an apartment home for the foreseeable future.

Renting VS Buying a House in Vacaville

Would you rather rent or buy a house? This is the most pressing issue nowadays. However, the right answer lies on the particular circumstances of the person such as the current financial situation. In making a decision, let's take a look at the pros and cons first. This is the necessary first step so you won't fall into the common renting or buying pitfalls.
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Realtors® Chief Economist Reflects on Past Recession, What’s Ahead for Housing

American financial and lending systems look vastly different nearly a decade after the defining moments of the Great Recession, thanks in part to safe and sound lending and regulatory policy reforms, strongly supported by the National Association of Realtors®.
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The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of Single Tenant Net Leased Jewel-Osco Grocery in the...

The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, completed the sale of a single tenant net leased Jewel-Osco property located at 199 Brook Forest Ave, Shorewood, IL for $13,150,000. The 66,437 square foot building sits on a 14.55 acre parcel in an affluent suburb of Chicago.

5 Crucial Florida Property Management Tips For Investors

Managing a property is hard work. But, it is hard work that pays off in the end, especially when you invest in affordable real estate properties like those found in Florida. With much of the recovery from Hurricane Irma complete, many investors are deciding to break into the property management business in Florida.

How To Make Purchasing Your First Home As Painless As Possible

One thing that needs to be stressed is that of looking into an inspector that is high quality and experienced. Do not use the inspector that your realtor or lender pressures you to hire. These inspectors might overlook certain details in the home that you will not find out until a few years later were problems during the inspection phase.

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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CBRE’s Philip D. Voorhees and NRP-West Team Complete Sale of Triangle...

CBRE Executive Vice President Philip D. Voorhees announced today that the National Retail Partners-West (NRP-West) completed the sale of Triangle Center in Longview, Washington, a community center, 98 percent leased to high performing, national and regional credit tenants including Winco Foods (not a part), Ross Dress for Less, Bed Bath & Beyond, Michaels, Petco, Rite Aid, Ace Hardware, Ulta Beauty, Big 5, Office Depot along with Five Guys, Great Clips, GameStop and others.

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

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Realtors® Applaud Senate Passage of 2018 WRDA Bill

National Association of Realtors® President Elizabeth Mendenhall, a sixth-generation Realtor® from Columbia, Missouri and CEO of RE/MAX Boone Realty, issued the following statement after the Senate today voted to pass S. 3021, America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.