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Homebuyers Beware! Short-Term Money And Investors Dominate The Real ... - Forbes

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 11:58

Homebuyers Beware! Short-Term Money And Investors Dominate The Real ...
Forbes
There, smaller outfits are gobbling up real estate-owned (REO) properties, “driving down distressed inventories and leading to notable increases in REO prices that have in turn led to larger market upticks,” as Brennan explained. “If they keep doing ...

Celeb real estate: Jim Carrey sells Malibu home for $13.4M - Today.com (blog)

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 10:57

Celeb real estate: Jim Carrey sells Malibu home for $13.4M
Today.com (blog)
This week in celebrity real estate, it was reported that Jim Carrey was able to finally sell his Malibu beach home, actor couple Anna Faris and Chris Pratt's home hit the market and DJ and music producer Calvin Harris picked up a bachelor pad. Jim ...

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How To Invest In Real Estate Without Being A Landlord - NPR

Thu, 06/13/2013 - 02:27

NPR

How To Invest In Real Estate Without Being A Landlord
NPR
And real estate prices are rising. Here's one way to tell: The house-flipping shows are back on cable. Buy, remodel, sell, repeat. We've been there before, and it didn't end happily. And yet prices fell so hard during the crash — 50 percent or more in ...
Investing in real estate without becoming a landlordHousing Wire

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A View to a Cell: San Francisco Mobile Towers Get Prime Real Estate (Video) - All Things Digital

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 10:33

A View to a Cell: San Francisco Mobile Towers Get Prime Real Estate (Video)
All Things Digital
A View to a Cell: San Francisco Mobile Towers Get Prime Real Estate (Video). June 12, 2013 at 6:00 am PT. Tweet. Share on Facebook. Share. Print. Glance at the marquee at the 2000 Van Ness Medical Arts Building, and you'll see a long list of doctors, ...

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Not guilty plea in Yakima real estate agent ambush - KOMO News

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 09:47

Not guilty plea in Yakima real estate agent ambush
KOMO News
(AP) - A couple accused of ambushing a real estate agent at a vacant house pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges Tuesday at their arraignment in Yakima County Superior Court. Bail was set at $750,000 each for Luis Gomez-Monges, 38, and ...

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Is Real Estate Ever A Wise Investment For Retirees? - Forbes

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 08:06

Is Real Estate Ever A Wise Investment For Retirees?
Forbes
At one point in my life you might have heard me say something like, “I've probably made more money in real estate by accident than I have in the market on purpose.” For many years, you could buy good-quality property, as much as you could afford, and ...

Kristen Stewart's Mama Jules Adds Glamorous LA Home To Real Estate ... - PerezHilton.com

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 07:18

PerezHilton.com

Kristen Stewart's Mama Jules Adds Glamorous LA Home To Real Estate ...
PerezHilton.com
Looks like the famous aren't the only ones livin' large these days! Kristen's Stewart's mama, Jules Stewart, is getting in on the luxurious celeb lifestyle after throwing down nearly $1 million for some new gorgeous digs in Los Angeles' Sherman Oaks area.

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Through the Green: When Golf and Real Estate Collide - Commercial Observer

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 07:08

Through the Green: When Golf and Real Estate Collide
Commercial Observer
The two biggest wastes of time in real estate are cemeteries and golf courses—or so said Jimmy Breslin, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist and father of Patrick Breslin, executive vice president of the national retail group at Studley. “Golf is the ...

US Real Estate ETFs Battle For Inflows: IYR vs. ICF vs. RWR - ETF Database

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 05:04

ETF Database

US Real Estate ETFs Battle For Inflows: IYR vs. ICF vs. RWR
ETF Database
With the economic turnaround in the U.S. gaining momentum, real estate investments were among the first to come back. They were also among the first funds to be crushed in the financial crisis, but as home sales and prices are heading up for the first ...

The Point of Crowdfunded Real Estate Isn't To Make Everyone Rich - The Atlantic Cities

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 05:02

The Atlantic Cities

The Point of Crowdfunded Real Estate Isn't To Make Everyone Rich
The Atlantic Cities
Fundrise, a D.C.-based real-estate crowdfunding startup I profiled last November, has since been getting a lot of attention for its proposal – which is either promising or mind-boggling depending on your perspective – to sell small shares of local real ...

Wilbur C. Henderson Jr., real estate developer - Philly.com

Wed, 06/12/2013 - 02:46

Wilbur C. Henderson Jr., real estate developer
Philly.com
Wilbur C. Henderson Jr., 89, a real estate developer and longtime Folcroft resident, died of natural causes Saturday, June 8, at Plush Mills Senior Living, Wallingford. He was president and CEO of the Henderson Group Inc., a commercial and industrial ...

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Carlyle Hopes to Raise Up to $4 Billion Real-Estate Fund - Wall Street Journal

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 14:14

Realty Today

Carlyle Hopes to Raise Up to $4 Billion Real-Estate Fund
Wall Street Journal
The Washington, D.C.-based private-equity company, which has $176 billion in assets under management, plans this year to begin raising as much as $4 billion for a U.S. real-estate fund, these people said. It would be one of the largest new property ...
Carlyle Group LP Planning to Raise $4 Billion for Seventh Real Estate FundRealty Today
Carlyle Aims to Raise Up to $4bn Real Estate FundPrivate Equity News

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Oversold Conditions For Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust ... - Forbes

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 10:20

Oversold Conditions For Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust ...
Forbes
In trading on Tuesday, shares of Retrocom Mid-Market Real Estate Investment Trust (Toronto: RMM-UN) entered into oversold territory, hitting an RSI reading of 27.6, after changing hands as low as $5.05 per share. By comparison, the current RSI reading ...

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NY lawyer pleads guilty in real estate scheme - Businessweek

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 10:15

NY lawyer pleads guilty in real estate scheme
Businessweek
NEW YORK (AP) — Federal authorities say a New York lawyer has pleaded guilty in a real estate scheme. A former NYPD sergeant pleaded guilty last month in the case. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara in Manhattan says attorney Edward Adams pleaded guilty ...

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Ex-Peninsula real estate agent charged with $800000 scam, DA says - Contra Costa Times

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 08:06

Ex-Peninsula real estate agent charged with $800000 scam, DA says
Contra Costa Times
REDWOOD CITY -- A former San Mateo County real estate broker faces dozens of fraud charges after fleecing three clients, including an accomplice's relative and a friend, out of more than $803,000, a prosecutor said Monday. Andrew Abed Khoury, 42, who ...

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Is real estate ever a wise investment for retirees? - MyFox Austin

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 07:07

Is real estate ever a wise investment for retirees?
MyFox Austin
At one point in my life you might have heard me say something like, "I've probably made more money in real estate by accident than I have in the market on purpose." For many years, you could buy good-quality property, as much as you could afford, and ...

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Buyers face fierce summer competition - Boston.com (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 05:20

Buyers face fierce summer competition
Boston.com (blog)
If you doubt the power of the herd mentality to drive sales and prices in the real estate market, just recall what happened back during the nutty spring of 2010 as the expiration of the home buyer tax credit loomed. Buyers bid up prices on homes in a ...

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Real Estate Matters: Is the housing crisis over? Maybe not for minorities. - Washington Post

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 03:32

Real Estate Matters: Is the housing crisis over? Maybe not for minorities.
Washington Post
Is this your reality? The housing market is on an upswing. Mortgage interest rates are still low, home prices are rising dramatically, and the stock prices of companies in the construction industry are skyrocketing. According to the National ...
Peachtree Corners Real Estate Market Update, MayPatch.com
Prudential's Gallagher to Oversee Europe Real Estate SecuritiesBusinessweek

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Quinn's Prime Real Estate, Pt. 2 - Village Voice (blog)

Tue, 06/11/2013 - 03:04

Quinn's Prime Real Estate, Pt. 2
Village Voice (blog)
As the days wind down to November 5--when New Yorkers will choose their first post-Bloomberg leader--the prospects for City Hall continue their mad dash for donors, seeking large contributions from New York's most powerful elites. Spearheading that ...

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House seekers play all angles in tight market - Boston Globe

Mon, 06/10/2013 - 22:45

Boston Globe

House seekers play all angles in tight market
Boston Globe
Autumn is their dog, a boxer-terrier mix : beloved, but not a decision-maker in real estate matters. “They got the place anyway,” said their broker, Ed Greable of Keller Williams Realty. “The owners got a laugh out of it.” You would be cheerful, too ...

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