Three prominent Northern New England real estate agencies
have merged and affiliated with Sotheby’s International Reality in
a move designed to extend the reach of their Vermont and New
Hampshire residential listings to a national and global
One can invest in real estate in a variety of ways. Listed
below are two common forms of property investment, both involving
ownership and maintenance of the property: real estate trading and
renting. Popularly known as flipping, real estate trading involves
buying property and selling it for profit, ideally within a short
span of time. Renting out residential, office, or industrial units,
What’s the best way to hold commercial real estate in a
retirement portfolio? For many investors, the answer seems to be
“not at all.” The reason is that real estate investments have
burned people in the past and that stocks get more attention.
That’s too bad. Avoiding real estate is not a good idea. This asset
class, appropriately owned, can help support you well in
retirement. Unlike stocks ...
A new real estate company has been launched in the UAE,
with plans to build a property portfolio of AED500 million ($136
million) by the end of this year. The H Holding Enterprise said it
aimed to take advantage of the bouyant real estate market in the
UAE by launching Omega Real Estate, which will specialise in real
estate development, asset management and related services in the
Middle East ...
By Karen Freifeld NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major mortgage bond
investors including BlackRock , MetLife and Pimco on Friday took a
first step toward suing Ocwen Financial Corp , accusing it of
having failed to properly collect payments on $82 billion of home
loans, according to a person familiar with the matter and to
documents seen by Reuters. The group sent a formal notice of
non-performance to ...
Glancy Binkow & Goldberg LLP announces that it is
investigating potential claims on behalf of investors of Home Loan
Servicing Solutions, Ltd. concerning possible violations of federal
The United Nations has accused Israel of illegally
demolishing the homes of 77 Palestinians, mostly children, this
week in annexed east Jerusalem and the occupied West Bank. "In the
past three days, 77 Palestinians, over half of them children, have
been made homeless," the UN Office for the Coordination of
Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a statement issued Friday
evening. "Demolitions that ...
The average 30-year fixed-rate mortgage is close to 3.6
percent, a near rock-bottom low that???s more than a full
percentage point lower than this time last year. And for many,
refinancing could mean huge savings. In the words of ???Shark
Tank???s??? Barbara Corcoran:?????Money???s on sale.???...
The average size was 2,642 square feet in 2014, down from
2,662 square feet the previous year, according to the National
Association of Home Builders. “Overly tight mortgage credit
requirements made obtaining a loan very difficult for first-time,
young buyers. As a result, homes built reflected the
characteristics of the only buyers able to access credit and buy a
home – wealthier, trade-up ...
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Home Loan Servicing
Solutions closed down 10.42% to $13.75 on Friday after hedge
fund Blue Mountain Capital announced it had shorted stock
in the company. Home Loan Servicing Solutions is a related company
to Ocwen Financial . Blue Mountain also announced it had
shorted Ocwen and said one of Ocwen's related companies had
defaulted on some of its debt. "The ...
SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) -- Shares of Ocwen Financial
Corp. sank on Friday after reports that an affiliate, Home Loan
Servicing Solutions LLC , defaulted on bonds worth about $1
billion. BlueMountain Capital Management, which holds Home Loan
Servicing bonds, disclosed the default and said it is shorting
stocks of both Ocwen and Home Loan Servicing, according to
Bloomberg News. Ocwen fell 19 ...
Dallas, Texas -- The 2-day Real Estate Crowdfunding
Conference will gather real estate crowdfunding firms, investors,
investment fund managers, entrepreneurs, thought leaders, industry
professionals, academia, ...
BOSTON -- Group Boston Real Estate (GBRE), Boston's premier
luxury real estate agency, announced today that its president,
Michael L. Carucci has brokered the sale of 290 Warren Street in
Brookline for ...
Columbia Property Trust, Inc. , a real estate investment
trust, has announced the tax treatment of its 2014 distributions.
The company’s total distributions per share of common stock are to
be classified as described below.
More Americans purchased homes in December, yet total sales
slipped in 2014 as first-time buyers struggled to find houses. The
National Association of Realtors said Friday that sales of existing
By Aditi Shah NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Internet retailer Amazon
and its fast-growing local rivals are driving a boom in commercial
property leasing in India as their storage needs rise, with
shoppers in the country going online to buy everything from
televisions to groceries. Other estimates indicate office rents in
India's tech hub Bengaluru could rise by as much as a fifth in the
next six to nine ...
A range of strategies is required to limit the economic and
social impact that real estate market cycles can cause. An in-depth
study of real estate market volatility conducted by JLL in
association with ...
The State Lands Commission may use powers never employed in
its 77-year history, seizing private land for public use to end a
battle between surfers and billionaire venture-capital investor
Vinod Khosla, who has been locking a gate at his beach property
along California's Pacific Coast. "This is the route he's chosen,
and it's unfortunate because certainly this is a property that
hopefully can ...
Realtor Sarah Reeves is seen wearing gloves while going
through the house. At one point, she can be seen opening a pantry
door and removing a prescription bottle. The homeowner claims
Reeves took the bottle into the kitchen, emptied about a third of
it into another container, and put it into her purse.
Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell for the fourth
straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again marking its
lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year mortgage, a
popular choice for people who are refinancing, slipped further
below 3 percent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell
for the fourth straight week, with the benchmark 30-year rate again
marking its lowest level since May 2013. The average for a 15-year
mortgage, a popular choice for people who are refinancing, slipped
further below 3 percent.
Realtors® not only help people realize their dream of
homeownership, they also volunteer countless hours to help improve
the communities in which they live and work. For seven years,
REALTOR® Magazine's ...
Freddie Mac today released the results of its Primary
Mortgage Market Survey® , showing average fixed mortgage rates
falling again amid declining bond yields and oil prices. Averaging
3.63 percent, the ...
RICHMOND, Va. – Realtor in Virginia got caught being a
“Curious George.” Police say 47-year-old realtor Sarah Reeves
walked into a home for sale, bundled in a coat and hat, but no
gloves. We mention the gloves because minutes later, she’s caught
on camera inside the house wearing gloves after she turned off the
William Lyon Homes offers a new level of luxury to Pittsburg
homebuyers with Victory. Set atop the foothills at Vista Del Mar,
four beautifully designed 1 and 2-story single-family detached
homes offer ...
Phase One residences at William Lyon Homes' Maplewood
neighborhood are completely sold out, cementing the new
collection's popularity among Tracy-area homebuyers. Phase Two
sales are now underway, offering ...
Homebuyers interested in William Lyon Homes' luxurious new La
Colina Estates have the rare opportunity to get an early glimpse of
the collection's extraordinary floorplans online prior to the sales