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Douglas Elliman sets up shop in Texas

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:48
Douglas Elliman announced on Tuesday a partnership with Sudhoff Companies, a 9-year-old Houston, Texas, brokerage that specializes in luxury residential sales and marketing.

Pennsylvania agent offers to rep Trump in Greenland sale

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:13
Long and Foster agent Michael Murphy said in a video he sent to the White House that he'd be willing to take a lower commission on the billion-dollar deal.

Disgraced Oakland businessman charged in $110 million immigration scam - The Mercury News

London Real Estate - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:11
Disgraced Oakland businessman charged in $110 million immigration scam  The Mercury News

OAKLAND — He was once the proud owner of the landmark Tribune Tower who promised to create jobs during the economic downturn and bring a grocery ...

Li family retreats to the pub in search for recession-proof assets - Financial Times

Europe Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:00
Li family retreats to the pub in search for recession-proof assets  Financial Times

Greene King the latest in £30bn UK deals by Hong Kong's richest man.

With Hong Kong in upheaval, Li family retreats to the pub - Financial Times

Europe Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 16:00
With Hong Kong in upheaval, Li family retreats to the pub  Financial Times

Hong Kong's richest and most famous resident blanketed two newspapers with adverts last week, urging young people to end violent protests that have rocked ...

NAR’s C2EX Program Wins National Learning Award

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2019-08-20 15:38

NAR PULSE—NAR’s Commitment to Excellence (C2EX) program has been selected as a 2019 Learning!

$80K in damage to London home underscores risk of online rentals, experts say - The London Free Press

London Real Estate - Tue, 2019-08-20 15:37
$80K in damage to London home underscores risk of online rentals, experts say  The London Free Press

It seems like an easy enough way to earn extra cash: rent your home out for a couple of days with the help of a handy online platform.But some Old South ...

Cheap Irish Houses is about to be your new favorite Instagram account - IrishCentral

Ireland Real Estate - Tue, 2019-08-20 15:29
Cheap Irish Houses is about to be your new favorite Instagram account  IrishCentral

Cheap Irish Houses is the perfect Instagram account for anyone doing some Irish house-hunting, or for people who (like me) like to scroll while daydreaming ...

High Cost of Housing Cuts Into Food, Utilities Study Says

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Tue, 2019-08-20 15:25

(TNS)—More than a third of Americans have been forced to cut spending on essential items like food and utilities to afford housing, according to a Freddie Mac study.

About 42 percent of renters and 33 percent of homeowners have had to reduce the money spent on essentials to cover the cost of housing during the prior two years, the report said. Overall, 62 percent of renters and 47 percent of owners reported struggling to afford housing.

First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.121 Per Share for September - Yahoo Finance

Europe Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 15:18
First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund Declares its Monthly Common Share Distribution of $0.121 Per Share for September  Yahoo Finance

WHEATON, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--. First Trust Dynamic Europe Equity Income Fund (the "Fund") (FDEU) has declared the Fund's regularly scheduled monthly ...

Cibc Bank USA Trims Position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) - Sundance Herald

USA Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 14:39
Cibc Bank USA Trims Position in Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ)  Sundance Herald

Cibc Bank USA lowered its stake in shares of Vanguard Real Estate ETF (NYSEARCA:VNQ) by 2.0% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent ...

Realtor.com launches 3 new affordability tools for buyers

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2019-08-20 14:24
The tools, available on iOS, Android and desktop, provide buyers with a detailed estimate of what it will financially take to own a home.

Housing companies are forcing consumers into arbitration

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2019-08-20 14:21
Lennar, Centex, KB Home, D.R. Horton and Airbnb are among a bevy of companies that include forced arbitration clauses in contracts, according to a new study.

Trump is pushing the Fed for a big rate cut. But would it help or hurt the economy? - USA TODAY

USA Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 13:53
Trump is pushing the Fed for a big rate cut. But would it help or hurt the economy?  USA TODAY

President Trump is calling on the Fed to cut interest rates by a full percentage point. But such a step carries risks for the economy and markets.

A lottery winner is selling the home he bought with winnings

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2019-08-20 13:18
Rick Knudsen, who won the $180 million Mega Millions jackpot in 2014, put up his extravagant mountain resort for auction with a $6.9 million starting price.

Goldman Sachs buys stake in $6.2bn alts firm - Citywire USA

USA Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 12:33
Goldman Sachs buys stake in $6.2bn alts firm  Citywire USA

Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Petershill program has acquired a minority stake in Slate Asset Management, a real estate and real assets-focused ...

Jiu-Jitsu Academy opens in Fairfield - Fairfield Citizen

USA Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 12:01
Jiu-Jitsu Academy opens in Fairfield  Fairfield Citizen

FAIRFIELD — Gracie Sports USA, a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu Academy, recently opened a new 1,400 square foot studio in the Tunxis Hill section of Fairfield at 575-585 ...

Baltimore billboard calls Trump’s landlord son-in-law a ‘rich pest’

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2019-08-20 11:55
A new billboard in Baltimore is taking aim at Jared Kushner's record as a landlord while advocating a humane way to deal with rats.

Agent of destruction? New Mexico Realtor opens rage room

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Tue, 2019-08-20 11:33
So-called rage or anger rooms, spaces for people to smash, break and hit as much as they can, are taking off across the country.

This barber opened her own all-female run shop to help promote inclusivity - WUSA9.com

USA Real Estate News - Tue, 2019-08-20 11:21
This barber opened her own all-female run shop to help promote inclusivity  WUSA9.com

This former graphic design artist decided to open her own all-female run barber shop in Washington, DC to help promote inclusivity.

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