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America’s most expensive rental is available for $1.5M a month

The mega-mansion, located at 908 Bel Air Road and initially priced for sale at $180 million, was listed for rent earlier this week. The dwelling covers more than 34,000 square feet and comes with an infinity pool, a health and wellness spa, and surround views of the ocean and the mountains. Celebrity plastic surgeon and developer Raj Kanodia built the property for home-flipping profit in 2018.
Tags: Agent, Collection, Lifestyle, Listings, News Brief, Branden Williams, Compass, Hilton & Hyland, Raj Kanodia, Tyrone McKillen

Famous California ‘Murder Mansion’ hits the market for $3.5M

The Los Feliz mansion, where cardiologist Harold Perelson once killed his wife with a hammer in 1959, is up for sale for $3.5 million.
Tags: Agent, Collection, Lifestyle, Listings, News Brief, Select, Harold Perelson, Jeff Simon, Lillian Perelson,, Scott Pinkerton

ERA Real Estate partners with HomeAdvisor for concierge services

HomeAdvisor provides access to a range of painting, landscaping and home repair professionals.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Homeadvisor, News Brief, ERA Real Estate, Simon Chen

Missing girl found safe after Ring camera captures kidnapping

A missing girl in Texas whose kidnapping was captured on a Ring camera has been found safe and returned to her parents.
Tags: Mobile, Texas, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Fort Worth, Ring, Michael Webb, News Brief, Salem Sabatka

Meet the man behind the viral Amazon tiny home

The DIY homes have been reimagined as art galleries, chapels and Airbnb rentals since going viral last week. No one is more surprised than Allwood Outlet CEO Tapani Pekkala.
Tags: Amazon, Home Depot, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Tiny Homes, Solvalla, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Allwood Outlet, Tapani Pekkala

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to list Westchester home

Now that his daughters are all grown up, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is planning to list his Westchester home for $2.3 million.
Tags: New York, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Andrew Cuomo, Westchester, Sandra Lee, News Brief

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to list Westchester home

Now that his daughters are all grown up, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is planning to list his Westchester home for $2.3 million.
Tags: New York, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Andrew Cuomo, Westchester, Sandra Lee, News Brief

Airbnb cannibalizes budget hotels but amps up demand for rooms

A new study found that Airbnb takes the most business away from inexpensive hotels while driving up demand for the industry in general.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Analysis, Radio, Airbnb, Tepper School of Business, News Brief, Hui Li, Kannan Srinivasan

WeWork parent company sets up $2.9B property investment fund

The We Company, which is the parent company of WeWork, is setting up a new real estate investment fund for commercial projects around the world.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, WeWork, Industry News, News Brief, Steven Langman, The We Company, Rich Gomel, Wendy Silverstein

How did a man’s genitals make a surprise cameo in a condo listing?

A condo in Washington, D.C. stands out from the other listings — if you look close enough, you can spot an apron featuring a giant penis.
Tags: Technology, Washington, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief, BrightMLS, Dan Silverman

Amazon’s $7K, do-it-yourself tiny home goes viral, sells out instantly

If you can't find the perfect house, have one sent to you. A build-it-yourself tiny home recently posted on Amazon has gone viral and sold out instantly.
Tags: Amazon, Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Redfin, Tiny Homes, News Brief, Kalena Masching, Allwood Solvalla Studio Cabin Kit

Realtors’ median income grows 5%

The 2019 National Association of Realtors Member Profile found that the median gross income of Realtors was $41,800 in 2018, up from $39,800 in 2017.
Tags: Lifestyle, Analysis, Radio, Industry News, National Association of Realtors, News Brief

So you’re an only child? How birth order affects where you live

If you thought your status as a middle child has nothing to do with where you want to live, think again.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Analysis, Radio, News Brief,, Apartment Therapy

Richard Nixon’s one-time Western White House gets major price cut

A home that former President Richard M. Nixon once occupied as his Western White House is back on the market after a major drop in price. Tricky Dick's former estate has proven to be a tricky deal.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Compass, Dick, Richard Nixon, Richard M Nixon, Select, News Brief, Western White House, Linda May, Hilton & Hyland, Rob Giem

Keller Williams agents get ready to pay it forward on RED Day

On Thursday, May 9, Keller Williams agents will be celebrating its annual RED Day event, which stands for Renew, Energize and Donate.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Keller Williams, Brokerage, News Brief, Murray House, Becky Favre, Keller Williams Premier Properties, Kelsey King, Red Day, Summit + Westfield

Multigenerational households are on the rise, according to new data

Today, up to 41 percent of Americans who are buying a home are also considering accommodating a family member from another generation.
Tags: Lifestyle, Analysis, Radio, Elderly, Industry News, Lennar, Adu, Single-family home, News Brief, Co-living, Lennar Multifamily Communities, Generation Z Homebuyers, Baby Boomer Housing, Mother-in-law Suites

Vince Vaughn’s gated California estate hits the market

The star of "The Break-Up" is selling his California home for $6.9 million with help from Konstantine Valissarakos of Nourmand & Associates.
Tags: California, Listings, Lifestyle, Collection, Radio, Agent, Sotheby's, Vince Vaughn, Los Feliz, Celebrity Real Estate, News Brief, Celebrity Listings, Konstantine Valissarakos, Los Angeles Listings, Nourmand & Associates, Rick Yohon

A real estate developer invites a homeless couple to live in his $4M mansion. Neighbors aren’t happy

Greg Dunston and Marie Mckinzie lived on Oakland streets for 10 years before a real estate developer offered to help.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, San Francisco, Radio, Agent, Oakland, News Brief, Chris Monahan, Greg Dunston, Marie Mckinzie, McGrath Properties, Otis R. Taylor Jr, Terrence McGrath

Broker accused of bribery scheme involving sex worker

A lawsuit filed against a broker from Winick Realty Group claims he deceived a sex worker by offering to prevent her eviction in exchange for her services.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief, Ross Burack, Winick Realty, Winick Realty Group

Real estate executive pleads guilty to home-flipping fraud, faces 200 years in prison

The owner of a Los Angeles real estate firm pleaded guilty to running a home-flipping scheme that scammed 25 victims out of $2 million.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Los Angeles, Radio, Agent, News Brief, Daniel Vazquez, Greg Staples

The Seychelles is auctioning off this lavish NY mansion

If you have the funds, you can buy a house owned by an entire country's government. A lavish New York state mansion owned by the East African island nation of the Seychelles just hit the auction block on Paramount Realty USA's website with bidding opening at $2.5 million.
Tags: New York, Technology, Listings, Lifestyle, Collection, Radio, Seychelles, Industry News, Brokerage, News Brief,, Paramount Realty USA, Justin Etzin set to debut ‘Essential First-Time Home Buyer’s Book’ is set to debut its first hard-cover book aimed specifically at the first-time homebuyer, according to an announcement Wednesday.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief,, Judy Dutton

Man gets 38-year sentence for robbing, abducting agent

James Anthony Weil Jr., 47, pleaded guilty in January of this year to robbing a real estate agent who was showing him a home in 2016. As first reported by local press, Circuit Court Judge Steven C. Frucci sentenced Weil to 38 years in prison for robbery, abduction, and two counts of use of a firearm on Monday.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Circuit Court, Weil, News Brief, Beverly Carter Foundation, James Anthony Weil Jr, Philip Faranda, Steven C Frucci, WKTR

Buy a luxury condo, get free avocado toast for a year

In the latest ploy to woo millennial homebuyers, The Kira, a luxury condo building, is offering the trendy treat to those who buy in early May.
Tags: Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, News Brief, Kayleigh Johnson, Woodbridge Homes

Redfin launches in Vancouver

Not long after establishing its first Canadian presence in Toronto, Redfin is launching its brokerage services and listings website in one more Canadian city: Vancouver.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Zillow, Redfin, Glenn Kelman, Industry News, Brokerage, News Brief, Brooks Findlay

A real estate developer and an FBI agent charged with bribing city employee

A Maryland real estate agent and developer and a South Carolina FBI agent are accused of coming together to bribe a city housing employee.
Tags: Technology, Maryland, Lifestyle, Fbi, Radio, Agent, Brian Bailey, News Brief, South Carolina FBI

Housing discrimination by zodiac sign?

While most discrimination laws apply only to landlords and brokers rather than people seeking roommates for themselves, any tenant would have a difficult time making a discrimination case due to their astrological sign, said Dr. David Wachsmuth, a McGill University urban planning professor and Canadian housing law expert.
Tags: Facebook, Technology, Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, McGill University, News Brief, David Wachsmuth

How Vancouver college kids live in mansions on the cheap

Owners of luxury homes, many of which happen to be close to the university, have been renting out bedrooms to avoid being hit with extra taxes. Because most students are already expecting to have roommates rather than a whole apartment, they are the ones who respond to the ads.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Vancouver, Markets & Economy, News Brief

Luxury sellers: Get ready to wait

The highest-end properties that were sold last year spent an average 506 days on market, about a year and a half, according to Concierge Auctions.
Tags: Lifestyle, Radio, Agent, Markets & Economy, Select, News Brief, Concierge Auctions

Maroon 5’s Adam Levine wants to sell Beverly Hills mansion

Maroon 5 lead singer Adam Levine has just put his extravagant Beverly Hills estate on the market for a whopping $47.5 million.
Tags: Listings, Lifestyle, Collection, Radio, Beverly Hills, Agent, Maroon 5, Adam Levine, Behati Prinsloo, News Brief, Kurt Rappaport, Westside Estate Agency

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