Real Estate News from Around the Web

  • Property developers hail Abu Dhabi's $5bn Ghadan 2021 strategy 20 Sep 2018 10:08 Construction Week Online Developers have lauded reforms launched under Abu Dhabi's Ghadan 2021 strategy [representational image]. RELATED ARTICLES: New Aldar unit makes tender offer to repay existing $750m sukuk | Abu Dhabi's new Aldar Investment to own $5bn property …
  • C.U. Real Estate Senior Director Elaborates on North Campus Housing Plans 20 Sep 2018 08:28 Cornell Daily Sun The Employee Assembly convened on Wednesday afternoon to discuss the North Campus Residential Expansion with the senior director of the real estate department Jeremy Thomas there explaining the proposed plan to the assembly members. The North Campus …
  • VA Real Estate Solutions Offers New Services: We Buy Houses And Sell My House Fast 20 Sep 2018 08:08 24 7 Press Release VA Real Estate Solutions, a local, veteran operated business has grabbed the attention of many homeowners with the announcement to launch two brand new services.     VIRGINIA BEACH, VA, September 20, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- VA Real Estate …
  • Lowest PEG Ratio in the Real Estate Services Industry Detected in Shares of Realogy Holdings (RLGY, JLL, CBG, RMAX, MMI) 20 Sep 2018 07:00 Tradingcharts.com Sep 20, 2018 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Real Estate Services industry with the lowest price to earnings to growth (PEG) ratios. PEG is valuable in assessing the tradeoff between the price of a stock and …
  • City Council approves support of region housing trust fund 20 Sep 2018 05:30 Fort Dodge Messenger WEBSTER CITY — The Webster City government, with the support of three local banks, is chipping in to support a new regional entity that will help some homeowners fix up their properties. The City Council voted unanimously on Monday to commit $6,497.40 in …
  • Fees concerning property transfer affidavit waived to maximize city efficiency 20 Sep 2018 04:47 Burton View BURTON — At a recent city council meeting, the council voted to approve a waiver of the penalties that may be imposed if a purchaser does not timely file Form 2766, property transfer affidavit. “Since 1994 with the passage of proposal A, purchasers of …
  • Rising mortgage rates may have repercussions beyond the housing market 20 Sep 2018 01:22 Chicago Tribune The ultralow mortgage interest rates that fueled a revival of the housing market after the Great Recession are moving higher, posing a potential threat to the economic boom. The 30-year, fixed-rate mortgage, a popular one held by millions of Americans, is …
  • Here's why plovers are lovers of risky real estate and have other quirky traits 20 Sep 2018 01:16 ABC Hobart Posted September 20, 2018 06:30:02 From railway tracks to the middle of roundabouts, plovers aren't fussy about where they call home. Often maligned for their nesting choices, the masked lapwing, or spur-winged plover, is a bird most Australians have …
  • Edmonds School district to host Real Estate Partnership lunch Oct. 3 20 Sep 2018 00:46 Lynnwood Today Real estate professionals are invited to join Edmonds School District Superintendent Dr. Kris McDuffy for a special luncheon at noon Wednesday, Oct. 3. “Our hope is that together we can partner in sharing our strengths with potential/future residents …
  • Housing developers pin hopes on dialogue as business suffers 19 Sep 2018 22:00 Jordan Times AMMAN — Housing developers said Wednesday they would soon start discussions with authorities to amend the new building code, as trading in the real estate sector went down significantly in the first eight months of this year. "We reached an …
  • Why plovers are lovers of a piece of risky real estate 19 Sep 2018 21:48 Australian Broadcasting Corporation Posted September 20, 2018 06:30:02 From railway tracks to the middle of roundabouts, plovers aren't fussy about where they call home. Often maligned for their nesting choices, the masked lapwing, or spur-winged plover, is a bird most Australians have …
  • This exchange between Trump and hurricane victims sounds fake but it's very, very real 19 Sep 2018 21:03 Mashable President Donald Trump tours a neighborhood impacted by Hurricane Florence, in New Bern, N.CImage: Evan Vucci/AP/REX/Shutterstock Is Donald Trump our first AI president? It's hard not to think so after seeing his truly weird interactions …
  • Kuwait real estate improves in Q2, private housing up 2.4 percent 19 Sep 2018 20:49 Kuwait Times Kuwaitis fourth large real estate buyers in Turkey in August: report Suleiman Al-Delijan KUWAIT: The real estate sector in Kuwait appears to have improved in the second quarter of the year going up by 3.1 percent with the private housing sector in …
  • Real estate fraud cases referred to prosecution 19 Sep 2018 20:49 Kuwait Times KUWAIT:  The Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI) yesterday reaffirmed that it was following up with a number of real estate fraud cases referred to prosecution, adding that the public prosecution asked for more information about the complaints. A …
  • Kozin to hold Australia, UK property showcase 19 Sep 2018 19:44 Borneo Post Photo shows a foreign property available through Kozin. KUCHING: Kozin Real Estate will hold an Australia and UK Property Showcase with seminars at Tajau Room, Level 3, Lot 10 Boutique Hotel from 11am to 6pm this weekend (Sept 22-23). A press release …
  • William Raveis forms ‘luxury real estate powerhouse’ in Florida 19 Sep 2018 17:54 Fairfield County Business Journal Seated left to right: David Fite, principal of The Fite Group; William Raveis, chairman and CEO of William Raveis Real Estate; and Nadine Fite, chief marketing officer of The Fite Group. Standing left to right: Ryan Raveis, co-president of WRRE; and Chris …
  • Falmouth Island Estate In Casco Bay Sold For Over $4 Million 19 Sep 2018 17:11 Maine Public Broadcasting Network FALMOUTH, Maine - An estate dating back to the Gilded Age of the U.S. built off the coast of Maine has been sold for over $4 million. Broker David Banks says the Clapboard Island estate features an 18-room mansion, five beaches, a helicopter landing pad, …
  • Features that add value to your property 19 Sep 2018 14:56 Monitor Real estate investors always buy land for the purpose of getting more revenue. However, if you want to get more returns from your property, make effort to add value to it. Availability of utilities Muhammed Kizito, a real estate manager, says there are …
  • Bylaws that require parking drive up costs of housing 19 Sep 2018 14:51 Rabble While climate disturbances wreak growing havoc across the planet, Canadian cities continue to mandate pro-car measures that drive up housing costs and contribute to global warming. Even the most walkable, bike-able and mass transit-oriented neighbourhoods …
  • Why hiring a local real estate market expert matters 19 Sep 2018 14:38 Seeley Swan Pathfinder What defines a “Local Market Expert?” A local market expert has extensive knowledge of the properties in their market and is able to explain how current market dynamics are impacting prices. Every community and market is unique and it takes a local expert …
  • 'Millions of dirhams' likely in UAE property thanks to expat retiree visa 19 Sep 2018 14:05 Construction Week Online The UAE's new expat retiree visa could draw in millions for its property market, real estate developers told Construction Week [representational image]. RELATED ARTICLES: Socio-economic trends impact UAE and Saudi real estate | Video: Construction …
  • Areeya Property Launches 8 New Projects for the 2nd Half of the Year and Reveals 5 Consumer Trends for Real Estate Business 19 Sep 2018 13:51 Thailand News and Press Releases Bangkok--19 Sep--ABSOLUTE PR Areeya Property, Thailand's leading real estate company, launches 8 new projects for the 2nd half of the year, with over 7,275 million baht worth, and a new campaign "Areeya: Happiness is in the Air" to …
  • When will we be done paying for the sports stadiums? We finally have the real answer 19 Sep 2018 13:51 The Seattle Times When the King County Council voted Monday to subsidize Safeco Field, again, it did more than just give $135 million to a private pro-sports franchise. It suggested the taxpaying public will be in this racket forever. In all the headlines we’ve run since …
  • Office, industrial real estate showing some gains locally 19 Sep 2018 13:41 The Reporter Colliers International’s Fairfield office, which covers Solano, Napa and parts of Contra Costa counties, released market research reports recently indicating industrial real estate occupancy gains continued in 2014 locally. The vacancy rate at the end of …
  • Turkey cuts investment levels for citizenship, property sales seen boosted 19 Sep 2018 13:34 Reuters ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Turkey has slashed the financial and investment criteria for foreigners to become Turkish citizens, in a move expected to double annual property investment by foreigners to around $10 billion, according to sector officials. FILE PHOTO …
  • Real estate listing removed for Rusty Cranford's million-dollar Florida beach house 19 Sep 2018 13:17 Arkansas Times As former lobbyist Rusty Cranford awaits sentencing on a federal bribery charge that he pleaded guilty to in June, what will become of the $1.1 million beach house in Osprey, Florida, that Cranford purchased in October 2015? According to the real estate …
  • Why Theresa May's £2billion housing boost isn't as great as she wants you to think 19 Sep 2018 13:00 Mirror Another year, another big-bucks housing promise by the Tories. Today it's Theresa May, who's vowed to "fix our broken housing market" with £2billion for 40,000 social homes in a speech to the National Housing Federation summit. She …
  • Property fund snaps up one of Scotland’s top industrial estates 19 Sep 2018 12:35 Scotsman A major UK commercial property trust with a portfolio valued at almost £1.5 billion has snapped up a large industrial estate near Glasgow in a £24.6 million investment deal. UK Commercial Property REIT – one of a growing number of stock market-listed real …
  • Canberra’s leading real estate agencies win big at REIACT Awards 19 Sep 2018 12:20 Riot Act Peter Blackshaw Manuka’s Jenna Dunley, Alec Brown and Mario Sanfrancesco accept their award. Photo: Supplied. Peter Blackshaw Manuka scooped seven awards at the Real Estate Institute of the ACT (REIACT) Awards for Excellence announced at the weekend. The …
  • Montreal real estate: Wealthy Chinese increasingly investing overseas 19 Sep 2018 12:17 Montreal Gazette There has been a sharp uptick in interest in Montreal-area properties on juwai.com in the past year, and figures from the CMHC also show a noteworthy increase in foreign buyers, including those from China. Graham Hughes/THE CANADIAN PRESS Graham …
  • Former real estate guru Rick Koerber’s fate on fraud allegations is once again in the hands of a jury 19 Sep 2018 12:15 Now Salt Lake For the second time, a federal jury is now weighing whether former real estate guru Rick Koerber illegally deceived investors and ran a Ponzi scheme. Koerber faces 18 charges in an indictment that alleges that from 2004 to 2008 he took in about $100 …
  • Collaboration needed to 're-claim' Saudi property's self-build share 19 Sep 2018 11:53 Construction Week Online Sreco is one of the largest publicly listed real estate developers on the Saudi Stock Exchange. RELATED ARTICLES: Binyah wins Sreco's $292m infra contract for Saudi's Al Widyan | SRECO inks real estate deal with Saudi's Presidency of State …
  • Buffalo's hottest real estate? Try Colvin Estates. 19 Sep 2018 11:44 Bizjournals
  • Real Estate Market Remains Strong in Sidney and Watford City 19 Sep 2018 11:06 Roundup In both Sidney and Watford City, families are settling down and companies are settling in, making the real estate market strong in both areas. In Sidney, the housing market appears to be stabilizing following the most recent Bakken oil boom. According to …
  • In West Bank settlements, the housing market is booming… 19 Sep 2018 11:03 Jewish World A housing development in the Israeli West Bank settlement of Efrat, a bedroom community outside Jerusalem. Photo courtesy of Ben Sales/JTA. By BEN SALES OFRA, West Bank (JTA) – Growing up in a Jerusalem apartment, Aaron Lipkin used to marvel at the …
  • Tri-Valley leaders oppose BART housing bill 19 Sep 2018 10:50 Pleasanton Weekly Housing and traffic congestion are hot-button issues facing the Bay Area, but one proposed solution currently on the governor's desk has garnered significant opposition from leaders across the Tri-Valley and in other East Bay communities. A collection …
  • The Top Countries Investing in U.S. Commercial Real Estate 19 Sep 2018 10:36 Nreionline Canadian investors have been the most active buyers of U.S. real estate in the last 12 months, securing $19.63 billion in assets, according to a recent report from Real Capital Analytics (RCA). It's a familiar spot for the Great White North, which was …
  • Och-Ziff to Seek $2 Billion for Its Biggest Real Estate Fund 19 Sep 2018 10:35 Nreionline (Bloomberg)—Och-Ziff Capital Management Group LLC is seeking to raise its largest real estate fund ever after a period of change for the firm, including new leadership. Billionaire Dan Och’s hedge fund firm is targeting $2 billion for its fourth fund …
  • Ping An Real Estate Head Named Winter Properties’ President 19 Sep 2018 10:35 Nreionline (Bloomberg)—Rick Singer, the former chief executive officer of Chinese insurer Ping An’s U.S. real estate venture, has joined Winter Properties as president. Singer starts this month at Winter, a New York-based real estate investment, management and …
  • Property sales in Turkey sharply down, foreign demand up in August 19 Sep 2018 10:32 Hurriyet Daily News ANKARA House sales across Turkey declined 12.5 percent on a yearly basis in August with a more than 67 percent yearly decrease in mortgaged sales, official data has shown. Data from the Turkish Statistics Institute (TÜİK) also showed on Sept. 19 that a …
  • Puzey and Payne set to lose property 19 Sep 2018 10:31 Daily News Shamiso Dzingire  •  19 September 2018 9:50AM  •  0 comments HARARE - Motor vehicle spares and maintenance firm Puzey and Payne is set to lose one of its properties over an undisclosed debt with NMB Bank. The firm will lose 3 368 square metres of land …
  • New mortgage rules are keeping young buyers out of the housing market, TransUnion finds 19 Sep 2018 10:30 CBC The number of new mortgages taken up in Canada in the second quarter of the year fell by 3.4 per cent compared to a year earlier, according to credit agency TransUnion, and younger borrowers seemed particularly discouraged from entering the housing market …
  • Affordable Housing Policy hits the docket in KCMO 19 Sep 2018 09:36 Northeast News Paul Thompson Northeast News The City of Kansas City, Missouri is taking big steps to ensure that the dream of home ownership is attainable for as many residents as possible. The KCMO City Council’s Housing Committee was introduced to a wide range of …
  • Real Assets 101: Key Characteristics Investors Need to Know 19 Sep 2018 09:20 ETF Trends While traditional equities and bonds take up most of the investing spotlight, there is a burgeoning asset class that is gaining notable consideration, real assets. While the marketplace has no clear definition of what constitutes Real Assets, our …
  • Lakeview property eyed for new housing community 19 Sep 2018 09:13 Daily News Once home to 60 mobile homes, Tamarack Meadows is now an abandoned property that sits just outside of Lakeview. Curt Moran Builders has recently shown interest in the property, as it wants to provide more affordable housing to the community due to the …
  • CHAO PHRAYA ESTATE, CANADIAN EMBASSY AND WAT SUTHIWARARAM SCHOOL HELP #CLEAN UP THE WORLD# IN BANGKOK 19 Sep 2018 09:03 Thailand News and Press Releases Bangkok--19 Sep--Delivering Asia Communications On Saturday 15 September, the leadership team from the landmark luxury mixed-use Chao Phraya Estate development joined forces with officials from the Canadian Embassy of Thailand along with teachers from …
  • Stock market update: Realty stocks fall up to 4%; IB Real Estate, DLF among top losers 19 Sep 2018 08:29 The Economic Times NEW DELHI: Most realty stocks were incurring losses in afternoon trade on Wednesday. The Nifty Realty index was trading 1.26 per cent down at 258 around 01:05 pm, with Brigade Enterprises (up 1.07 per cent) as the lone gainer. Housing Development & …
  • Relatively Low Price to Book Ratio Detected in Shares of Realogy Holdings in the Real Estate Services Industry (RLGY, RMAX, ASPS, JLL, CBG) 19 Sep 2018 08:07 Tradingcharts.com Sep 19, 2018 (SmarTrend(R) News Watch via COMTEX) -- Below are the three companies in the Real Estate Services industry with the lowest price to book ratios. Often companies with the lowest ratio present the greatest value to investors.Realogy Holdings …
  • Leasinvest Real Estate Acquires Office Building In Brussels 19 Sep 2018 07:56 Reuters Sept 14 (Reuters) - LEASINVEST REAL ESTATE SCA ::REG-LEASINVEST REAL ESTATE SCA: LEASINVEST REAL ESTATE ACQUIRES OFFICE BUILDING AT TOP LOCATION IN EUROPEAN DISTRICT IN BRUSSELS (BE) & CONCLUDES IMPORTANT LEASE IN CLOCHE D’OR (LU).CLOSING OF THIS …
  • UAE Real Estate to Benefit From New Retiree Visa Law 19 Sep 2018 07:27 Al Bawaba The initiative may encourage investment in purpose-built accommodation for older generations. (Shutterstock) The UAE government's announcement for a five-year residency visa for retired expatriates aged 55 and over is expected to result in increased …