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Massillon area real estate transfers July 16-22

Bethlehem Township Altier Properties LLC from Tocor Investments Ltd, 314 Market St. NE, $400,000. Anderson Sean Wesley by Griffin Lisa M & Charles D, 6250 Shepler Church Ave SW, $290,000. Copenhaver Roberta from Erickson Donna M, parcel 1100665 Safari Trl, $7,600. Hasinski Bob from Stacy Larry D and Aurelia F, parcel 1100212 Cheeta CT, $9,800. Krynock Lois A & Brittany K from Day Jerry D & Lisa A, parcel 1100825 Swahali Trl SW, $4,000. Mcvicker Virgil Joel by Byer Gary L & Darlene K, 113 South St. NW, $156,000. Scoffield Steven D & Garrett E from Jefferys Todd & Lynette,Read News

Austin real estate startup Homeward is laying off 20% of its workforce

Austin-based real estate startup Homeward is laying off dozens of employees following market changes and reduced demand for condos, according to the company’s CEO. Founded in 2018, Homeward operates a digital platform that helps users buy and sell their homes. CEO and founder Tim Heyl also founded Austin-based real estate brokerage Heyl Group. Following a national slump in real estate demand, Homeward will lay off about 20% of its workforce, Heyl said in a blog post. More: Austin is becoming a hub for ‘proptech’ companies shaking up the real estate world Homeward did not respond to requests for comment orRead News

Do the rental property math for yourself

Q: What do you think about owning single-family rental properties vs. investing in the stock market? A: I have seen some families do well with rental properties, but only by owning several properties over many years (if not decades). As rents increase, positive cash flow often occurs while the tenants’ mortgages are being paid. But math is hard, especially in the early years. A client family inquired about renting a house they had moved out of. The house was worth about $400,000 and they had about $200,000 on the mortgage. Their monthly costs for the mortgage, property taxes and insurance wereRead News

The US real estate market may be cooling down, depending on who you ask

A few months ago, the real estate market was favorable for people selling homes. The number of buyers was increasing, the number of listings was down and interest rates were falling, it seems, across the country. Now, brokers say the market has changed. “Today, week after week, we’re seeing more and more inventory coming on the market and demand is down,” said broker Justin Itzen, who sells high-end homes in Orange. County, California, told “Nightline ABC News.” “Buyers have more to choose from, they can be more selective,” he said. In expensive coastal markets like Orange County, there has beenRead News

What is a Real Estate Agent?

At Bankrate, we strive to help you make smarter financial decisions. Although we will adhere strictly , this post may contain references to products from our partners. Here is an explanation for ON THIS PAGE Jump to What is a real estate agent? Licensing and requirements Open page navigation Types of real estate agents If you’re planning to buy or sell a home—or any kind of building, for that matter—you’ll likely end up working with a real estate agent. Real estate agents are licensed professionals who receive compensation for representing buyers and sellers in property transactions. Listing/Seller’s agents For sellers,Read News

Boston will require diversity data on private real estate projects

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The Fort real estate hall of fame

Jonathan Gray of Blackstone, Peter Briger of Fortress Investment, Harry Macklowe and Donald Trump (Blackstone, Long Arc Capital, Getty Images) Fortress Investment Group has played a key role in some of the biggest — and boldest — real estate deals. From Harry Macklowe’s infamous $7 billion purchase of part of the Equity Office Properties portfolio, to the $5.5 billion sale of Stuyvesant Town–Peter Cooper Village, to backing Trump Tower Chicago, the private equity firm has developed a reputation for being involved in hairy projects that scare others. Now, with SoftBank considering a sale of the company, a new chapter couldRead News

The new UAE reporting requirements relate to real estate transactions settled with digital currencies

Home » Business » UAE’s new reporting requirements target real estate transactions settled with digital currencies The United Arab Emirates (UAE) introduced new anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) reporting requirements for real estate transactions settled with digital assets. The directive requires real estate agents and law firms to report all real estate transactions involving any digital asset. The order was issued by the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) and the Ministry of Economy (MoE) in cooperation with the Financial Intelligence Bureau. The reports must be submitted to the FIU and apply to both companies and individuals. TheRead News

This is where China’s real estate problem can spread

China’s real estate sector accounts for more than a quarter of the national GDP, according to Moody’s. Pictured is a residential complex under construction on December 15, 2021 in Guizhou Province. Costfoto | Future publication | Getty Images BEIJING – China’s real estate woes could spill over into other key sectors if problems persist – and three specific businesses are the most vulnerable, according to ratings agency Fitch. Since last year, investors have feared that the financial problems of Chinese developers could spread to the rest of the economy. Over the past two months, the refusal of many homebuyers toRead News

DFW and Surrounding Realtor Promote Luxury Homes to MORE Buyers for MORE Money

As the real estate market continues to change, one local agent has mastered the art of “Target Marketing” to expose their luxury properties to the hottest buyers, selling them for extra cash. WEATHERFORD, Texas , Aug. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — If you’ve followed the DFW & The real estate market has been around for a while, you’ve definitely heard of Kirstine Openshaw as she is one of the most respected agents in town when it comes to marketing homes to sell for the most money. Now, she has one-upped herself with the latest addition to her advertising arsenal with whatRead News

Farm Pay Should Have Come From Housing Relief. Five Years Later, Effects Are Smaller

In 2017, the state passed SB 2, a law that sponsors say will ease the cost of living in California by providing a sustainable source of affordable housing funding in an industry that relies mostly on single-use money. Since then, the state has collected more than $1.6 billion in fees imposed on real estate transactions. But by the end of 2021, the state had spent less than a quarter of that total on housing and the homeless. Five years ago, Senate Pro Tem President Toni Atkins said he wrote SB 2, or the Build Homes and Jobs Act, to “provideRead News

BBC Reality Series Dubai Hustle Showcases UAE’s Growing Real Estate Sector

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES – FEBRUARY 24: Dubai city skyline is seen from The Five hotel on The … [+] Palm on February 24, 2021 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Dubai is open for business except for foreign tourists and is gradually reviving its economy by embarking on one of the most aggressive vaccination programs in the world. (Photo by Paula Bronstein/Getty Images) The new two-part BBC TV show Dubai Hustle aims to show how Dubai’s booming property market is progressing and whether a group of ten British agents can succeed in the forward-looking territory. Marketed as The Apprentice meetRead News

Mark Cuban: Buying real estate in the metaverse is the “stupidest” idea ever

Buying digital land in the metaverse may not be the best use of your money, according to billionaire investor Mark Cuban. Although Cuban is a well-documented cryptocurrency enthusiast, he called buying virtual real estate in the metaverse “the dumbest thing ever” in a recent interview with YouTube channel Altcoin Daily. Despite being an investor in Yuga Labs, which owns popular NFT collections like Bored Ape Yacht Club that have sold digital plots of land, Cuban said buying virtual real estate is “stupid.” “It was a lot of money for them, but it wasn’t based on utility,” he said. In theRead News

Philly’s life sciences real estate market has cooled. Brokers are hoping for an improvement

For the first time in nearly a decade, demand for life sciences and biotech real estate in Philadelphia is showing signs of slowing, if only temporarily. The state of the US economy, particularly over the past few months, is one of the main reasons why. Tyler Vandegrift, managing director at JLL Philadelphia, said a shaky stock market and record inflation have contributed to some companies hitting the pause button on their search for space, including lab, manufacturing and an office. Other companies, he said, are still looking but want to take up less space, marking a “cooling off” to whatRead News

Cidery ponders future after listing Scott’s Addition real estate for $3M

From left, Truckle Cheesemongers owner Maggie Bradshaw and Blue Bee Cider owner Courtney Maily. (BizSense file photo) The future of Scott’s Addition cidery is up in the air as it puts its prime real estate up for sale. The Blue Bee Cider Complex at 1320 Summit Ave. it hit the market this week with an asking price of $3.2 million. Owner Courtney Mayley said whether the cidery will continue to operate will depend on the customer’s plans. “I hope to find a buyer who will love and appreciate it as much as I do,” Mailey said of the property. “We’reRead News

A day in the life of a Blackstone real estate associate

Day in the life: Serena, Real Estate Management Associate at Blackstone, London Serena graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in Land Economy. After an internship in the investment banking division of UBS in his final year, he joined Blackstone’s London office as an intern in 2018. He became a full-time analyst. in 2019 and was promoted to work in 2021. 7:30AM: My alarm goes off and I begin my morning routine. I will check what emails came in overnight and see if there is anything I need to respond to urgently. I usually run to work with a bagRead News

Real Estate Investment: Does a Home Turn Over a Big Time Loss?

Some people start investing by loading up on stocks and bonds and stick with them for years. But if you’re ready to branch out, you might want to add real estate to your portfolio. There are many different ways you can invest in real estate. One option is to own a financial asset, whether for the short term or the long term. Another option is to buy dilapidated houses, fix them up, and sell them at a profit. Most real estate investors flip real estate for a living. But home flipping also comes with its own risks. And if you’reRead News

Bergman Real Estate Group announces major sustainability initiatives for all properties

Bergman Real Estate Group contributes to a greener future. The New Jersey-based real estate investment and management company is investing significantly in several sustainability initiatives in its two-million-square-foot portfolio of office buildings. Big investments in renewable energy and small changes are the same as creating a full package of initiatives, from changes in cleaning supplies to the use of energy-saving LED lights, and more efficient HVAC controlled by a modern building management system that optimizes energy consumption for better climate control. “We are making a major commitment to our tenants and joint venture partners by investing in a cleaner andRead News

How Hong Kong Real Estate Developer Carol Chow Built Her Business

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Trump real estate appraiser submits documents in New York civil investigation

A commercial real estate firm said Monday it has turned over about 36,000 documents to the New York attorney general’s office regarding its valuation of Trump Organization properties. Driving the news: Cushman & Wakefield was held in contempt last month and ordered to pay a fine of $10,000 a day after he failed to turn over documents hired by Attorney General Letitia James in an investigation into former President Trump’s business. What they’re saying: “Cushman fully responded to the recent OAG subpoena in question, and Cushman is pleased that OAG has complied with our agreement by asking the Court toRead News

Are you safe? 17 essential safety tips for real estate agents

Are you getting Agent Edge from Inman? Make sure you’re subscribed here. Being a real estate agent can seem like a safe job, especially when you compare it to dangerous occupations such as commercial fishermen, tree cutters or law enforcement. But exercising the responsibilities of a real estate agent involves risk, and crimes are not uncommon. Showing a property alone, meeting new clients, and holding open houses for dozens or even hundreds of strangers exposes you to a lot of people, not all of whom have your best interests at heart. As discount and online brokerages have swelled the ranksRead News

Agricultural Sales Near Pre-Pandemic Levels

There were 3,459 home closings in the Greater Nashville Region reported for the month of July, according to figures provided by Greater Nashville REALTORS®. This indicates a decrease of 19 percent compared to the 4,314 closed in July 2021. “While a nineteen percent year-over-year volume decrease seems like a huge number, last year was the hottest real estate market in Nashville history,” said Steve Jolly, president of Greater Nashville REALTORS®. “Slowly transitioning to a more balanced market is healthy for Nashville and Middle Tennessee.” A comparison of sales by category for July is: There were 2,682 pending sales at theRead News

Cannabis is legal: Obstacles, opportunities for real estate in an emerging industry

(Photo by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal via Getty) After its retail assets took a hit during the recession, Delshah Capital decided to explore new emerging industries. The New York real estate company has listed three of its stores in Downtown 420 Property, a cannabis site. It has since received “a lot of questionable data,” mostly from smaller operators, said Chad Roberson, a Delshah partner. But he hesitates, seeing them as dangerous tenants and facing entrenched challenges. One of them is competition from the illegal cannabis trade, which is now considered a gray market because enforcement has been suspended.Read News

Changes in the Las Cruces real estate market are driving new pricing strategies

This is the first column in a two-part series. To say that residential real estate is in a state of flux may very well be an understatement. In a press release issued on July 20, the National Association of Realtors reported that existing home sales “declined for the fifth straight month.” More specifically, sales fell 5.4 percent between May and June and fell 14.2 percent year-over-year. .NAR also reported that the national inventory of existing homes is increasing. Just nine days later, the US Census Bureau released statistics showing that new home sales fell 8.1 percent between May and June,Read News

UAE to crackdown on money laundering from crypto real estate

Jack Schickler is CoinDesk’s crypto regulation reporter based in Brussels, Belgium. He does not own any cryptocurrencies. Real estate agents will have to alert money-laundering authorities of any property sales paid in cryptocurrency, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government said in a statement on Monday. With companies such as Bybit, Kraken, Binance and Crypto.com looking to establish themselves in the emerging crypto hubs of Dubai and Abu Dhabi, some real estate developers in the country have announced that they will start accepting payments in bitcoin (BTC) and ether (ETH). Now the government is moving to crack down to ensure thatRead News

Six reasons why blockchain makes sense for commercial real estate: Deloitte

The study reveals that blockchain technology is well positioned to take over 50% of the entire commercial real estate leasing and sales process. Solutions built around blockchain technology offer a number of advantages, including a censorship-resistant and irreversible distributed ledger. Deloitte’s study revealed blockchain’s position as a suitable fit for real estate use cases around leasing and sales. Blockchain innovations often surpass traditional systems by not only digitizing information, but also introducing a near-real-time trustless environment, among other features. Big Four accounting firm Deloitte found six opportunities for blockchain to disrupt the commercial real estate (CRE) industry. The infographic aboveRead News

Virtual real estate foreclosures have become popular, but some states are holding back

Real estate closings can now happen remotely in most states, a shift that has shifted much of life online during the pandemic. Mortgage lenders are urging other states to join in, though lawmakers have reservations. Today, 43 states have laws permitting permanent remote online notarization, which is the basis for virtual shutdowns, up from 22 at the start of the pandemic, according to the National Notary Association. Seven remaining states, including California, Connecticut, Georgia, Mississippi and South Carolina, have not enacted such legislation, although bills in Delaware, Massachusetts and Washington D.C. are about to become law. During a remote lockdown,Read News

Erie County Real Estate Transactions

Below are real estate transactions over $5,000 as listed in Erie County Clerk’s Office records for the week ending June 17, 2022. • 175 Main St., Robert J. Hudomint; Sandra J. Hudomint to Caleb John Zackey, $230,000. • 17 Crittenden Road, 2150 Land Company Inc to Conlon Holohan; Steven Holohan, $32,500. • 3225 Zoeller Road, Cmk Builders of Alden Inc to Sharon Kubiak; Thomas Wisnowski, $649,360. • 12750 Reinhardt Road, Cmk Builders of Alden Inc to Robert Q. Nguyen, $70,000. • 2605 Amherst Manor Drive, 111 North Maplemere LLC to Amherst 111 Apl Rkc LLC, $22,502,568. • 58 Golden PheasantRead News

Sarasota-Manatee Real Estate: A real estate agency is expanding in the region

Last week, we had a historic event in the lives of the Sarasota and Manatee Realtors Association and our 8,500 members. On Friday we celebrate the opening of our new RASM North office at 2901 Manatee Ave. W., here at Bradenton. This new state-of-the-art facility will provide a more convenient location for our Manatee County members to receive services and receive additional training in the multimedia auditorium. It will also be available for rent by the public for events. If you’ve been in Bradenton for a long time, this may all seem very familiar to you. That’s because this locationRead News

How to price your home correctly in this property market

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Here in the Valley, it can be difficult to determine how much to sell your home for as prices drop and homes stay on the market longer. On Saturday morning, meteorologist and Arizona’s Family reporter Kylee Cruz spoke with real estate expert Rich La Rue to help those looking to sell their home. La Rue is a broker for HomeSmart of Scottsdale and has been in the home real estate market for over 38 years! With such an unpredictable market, La Rue said the best thing for those looking to sell their homes to remember isRead News