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Ares expands board with new addition

Ares Management Corp has named Antoinette Bush to its board of directors. Currently, Bush is the executive vice president and global head of government affairs for News Corp. PRESS RELEASE LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ares Management Corporation (NYSE:ARES) today announced that Antoinette (“Toni”) Bush has joined its Board of Directors as an independent director. Ms. Bush is currently the Executive Vice President and Global Head of Government Affairs for News Corp, where she has served in that ca...
Tags: Real Estate, Australia, Washington, Los Angeles, Trends, People, News Corp, Bush, Toni, Skadden, ARES, Wellesley College, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher Flom LLP, The Economic Club, Antoinette, Credit Private Equity

Beware! The Real Estate Grammar Police Is Watching! ;)

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The January 2019 Real Estate Market Report

In the following Economic insights video, Danielle Hale talks about the current state of the housing market in January 2019. She discusses current inventory in the United States, first time home buyers, and the issues they might face when buying a home as well as whether or not we are in a housing bubble.
Tags: Real Estate, Radio, United States, General Interest,, Danielle Hale

Jay Abraham on The Tom Ferry Show Discusses Gaining Trust, Relevancy and Respect

Jay Abraham needs no introduction. Known as one of the top executive business coaches in the US Jay has worked as a marketing and sales consultant in 500 different industries contributing to $23 billion in product and services sold. Bottom line, he gets it. He REALLY understands the art of business and selling. In the following video, from the Tom Ferry YouTube channel, Tom picks Jay’s brain about his lifetime work around The Strategy of Preeminence, a strategic philosophy that has transformed ...
Tags: Real Estate, US, Radio, Jay, Tom, General Interest, Tom Ferry, Tom Ferry YouTube, Jay Abraham, Tomferry

NYC Home Surplus Builds as Overpriced Inventory Lingers on Market

The sales market’s turbulent year ends with inventory close to peak levels citywide, according to the Q4 2018 StreetEasy Market Reports New York, NY – Jan. 18, 2019 (PRNewswire) Last quarter, the number of homes for sale grew at double-digit rates in all five boroughs for the first time ever. In Manhattan, sales inventory rose 15.4 percent year over year, the fastest annual rate of growth in the fourth quarter since the financial crisis. As a result, fourth-quarter inventory was at its highest l...
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Country’s Most Expensive Home Lowers Price To $150 Million

Now Listed for Sale at $150 Million, 924 Bel Air Road is Back on the Market Bel Air, CA – Jan. 15, 2019 (PRNewswire) Major luxury developer Bruce Makowsky, known for curating, designing and bringing to life some of the most stunning homes in the country, has announced a $38 million dollar price adjustment for his spec home located at 924 Bel Air Road in Los Angeles. Originally listed at $250 million, the price was lowered to $188 million about six months ago. “Due to recent global market condit...
Tags: Real Estate, California, Los Angeles, Radio, United States, Beverly Hills, Pacific Ocean, Malibu, Most Expensive, Los Angeles County, LOS ANGELES Los Angeles, Hilton Hyland, Real Estate News, Hillcrest Drive, Shawn Elliott, Branden Williams

Tom Ferry Named Real Estate’s No. 1 Coach for an Unprecedented 6th Consecutive Year

Swanepoel Power 200 ranks Tom Ferry the 62nd most powerful person in residential real estate in 2019 Santa Clara, CA – Jan. 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) For the sixth consecutive year, Tom Ferry was named the No. 1 coach in real estate by the Swanepoel Power 200, the definitive ranking of residential real estate’s top leaders. This year, Tom Ferry ascended 17 spots overall to rank No. 62 on the list of influential people in the residential real estate industry. Tom Ferry consistently provides technique...
Tags: Real Estate, Radio, Coach, Coaching, Clara, Real Estate News, Swanepoel T3 Group, Tom Ferry, Swanepoel, Swanepoel Power, Swanepoel Power 200, Tom Ferry International, Mindset Model and Marketing

2018 is Third Consecutive Year of Above-Average Catastrophe Activity, CoreLogic Report Shows

Annual natural hazard summary from CoreLogic details another above-average year for wildfire and flood events Irvine, CA – January 17, 2019 (BUSINESS WIRE) CoreLogic® (NYSE: CLGX), a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released its annual Natural Hazard Report, which addresses the recent wildfires in California and severe rainfall- and hurricane-induced flooding throughout the nation as the leading catastrophes in 2018. Much like 2017, last y...
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Main Capital exits Axxerion

Main Capital Partners said Jan. 21 that it sold its majority stake in Axxerion to Nemetschek Group. Financial terms weren’t announced. Axxerion provides software for facility and property management. PRESS RELEASE Main Capital Partners is pleased to announce the 100% sale of its majority stake in Axxerion to publicly listed, Munich-based Nemetschek Group [ticker: XETRA NEM.DE], global leader in Open Building Information Management (BIM) and Construction software. Axxerion is the leading European...
Tags: Real Estate, Trends, Munich, The Hague, EBITDA, Nemetschek, Germany Belgium, PE Deals, USA Next, BIM, Main Capital Partners, Axxerion, Nemetschek Group Financial, Nemetschek Group, Vodafone Ziggo Facilicom Q Park Nutricia MVGM, CBRE Main Capital

Raheja Exotica, Madh Island: A Taste of Good Life

Money can’t buy happiness, but I’d cheer up much faster sipping a margarita by the pool if I didn’t have errands to run or worry about getting the house cleaned. One such luxurious project that offers the best money can buy is Raheja Exotica, Madh Island. Like someone said, if money can’t buy happiness, you simply didn’t [...]
Tags: Books, Real Estate, Lifestyle, Mumbai, Raheja Exotica

Cutthroat doings in Miami real estate

Of most interest for our purposes for the criminal-law consequences: “’Classic resolution of a lawsuit before it’s filed,’ he told the jury. But the argument didn’t fly: in the end, the jury returned with a unanimous verdict … of extortion.” [Mark Seal, Vanity Fair] Tags: Florida, legal extortion, real estate, settlement
Tags: Florida, Real Estate, Law, Uncategorized, Miami, Settlement, Legal Extortion

Allen Buchanan: A primer on operating expenses in commercial real estate

Generally, January is the time of year when your landlord will present you with an invoice for expenses – in addition to your base rent. This assumes, of course, that you lease your business’ home. However, if you own your business home, take heed, as you may be able to take a few more dollars from your left pocket and move them into your right pocket by asking your occupant to pay for some stuff. This column is designed as a primer for these expenses. Let’s define a couple of key terms – shall ...
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Time to get ready for the 2019 housing market

By now, you’ve probably taken down and stored all of your holiday decorations and things around the home are back to normal. Here are a few tips for a fresh start to the new year for home buyers and sellers. Sellers: It’s time to delete any photos of your house with holiday decorations from your listing information and replace them with updated professional photos of the living room, kitchen, and front yard without decorations. Anything that makes your listing look old or dated is a big detracto...
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Contract Signings Dip

In this video, from the National Association of REALTORS YouTube channel, NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun talks about November pending home sales, big swings in the West region, affordability, the effect of the government shutdown on flood insurance and home sales, and gives his forecast for 2019.
Tags: Real Estate, News, Radio, West, NAR, National Association of Realtors, Lawrence Yun, General Interest, National Association of REALTORS YouTube

Real Estate Powerhouse: Realogy Leads Industry on the 2019 Swanepoel Power 200

Boasts More than 30 Leaders on Annual Ranking of the Most Powerful People in Residential Real Estate; Features Five of the 20 Most Powerful Women Executives Madison, NJ – Jan. 15, 2019 ( ) Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY) is home to more of the most powerful people in residential real estate than any other company, according to the 2019 Swanepoel Power 200 list, released today. Realogy placed an industry-leading 32 employees, affiliated brokers and independent sales associates on the Swanepoe...
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Silicon Valley Still Reigns Supreme for Hottest Housing Markets, but the South Will Heat Up in 2019

San Jose claims the top spot for the second straight year, but Southern markets with growing tech economies make up half of the top-10 list of the hottest housing markets this year Seattle, WA – Jan. 15, 2019 (PRNewswire) The hottest housing market this year will be San Jose, California, according to Zillow®, the second year in a row that Silicon Valley earns that distinction even as the winds are gradually shifting in the nation’s priciest housing market. Meanwhile, the South is drawing new res...
Tags: Amazon, Real Estate, News, San Francisco, Radio, Nashville, Silicon Valley, San Jose, West Coast, Seattle, Zillow, Jacksonville, South, Orlando, Glassdoor, Metro

LendingTree Study Finds Denver, Los Angeles, and Portland, Ore. Have the Most Competitive Homebuyers in the U.S.

Study ranks 50 largest metros by most competitive housing markets Charlotte, NC – Jan. 15, 2019 (PRNewswire) LendingTree®, the nation’s leading online loan marketplace, today released its study on which cities have the most competitive housing markets. LendingTree ranked the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the United States based on an average of the city’s rank in three categories that contribute to the competitiveness of homebuyers in an area: Share of buyers shopping for a mortgage before...
Tags: Real Estate, Boston, Radio, United States, Portland, Seattle, St Louis, Pittsburgh, Lendingtree, Charlotte NC, Real Estate News, Lendingtree Inc, Oregon San Francisco, Competitive, Homebuyers, Homebuyer

Price Cuts on New Construction Homes Becoming More Common

– Nearly all of the nation’s largest housing markets saw the share of new construction homes with price cuts increase between the beginning and end of 2018 – About a quarter of all new construction homes saw a price cut in the fourth quarter of 2018, with the typical drop throughout the quarter being 2.6 percent. – The median list price after a price reduction was $389,900 at the end of the year. – The biggest price reductions at the end of the year were in San Francisco and Los Angeles, where n...
Tags: Home, Real Estate, News, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Austin, Radio, Homes, Price, Chart, Zillow, Prices, Denver, Seattle Wa, Real Estate News, Zillow Group

California sees its first home sales drop in four years

California’s housing market ended 2018 on a down note, with sales for 2018 as a whole down for the first time in four years and home price gains showing signs of leveling off, Realtor economists reported Thursday, Jan. 17. A volatile stock market and political and economic uncertainty contributed to the market slowdown, according to the California Association of Realtors. But the main culprit was fewer buyers able to afford a home. “California’s housing market in 2018 was hindered by endlessly r...
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Southern California builders are cutting prices to move glut of unsold homes

Faced with the largest inventory of unsold finished homes in six years, Southern California’s homebuilders have resorted to price cutting. According to real estate watcher Zillow, 25.9 percent of new homes on the market in Los Angeles and Orange counties in the fourth quarter had price cuts — No. 17 of 34 major markets studied nationally. In 2018’s first quarter, 19.5 percent of homes were discounted. In Riverside and San Bernardino counties, 28 percent of new homes had price cuts — No. 11 natio...
Tags: Business, Real Estate, California, Housing, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Sport, Economy, Soccer, Orange, Zillow, Southern California, San Bernardino, Los Angeles County, Riverside, National Association of Home Builders raises $33M for its home improvement platform is basically a general contractor for the age of Uber and Prime Now. While the company started out as a marketplace for hiring home improvement professionals, it has now morphed into a general contractor and serves Denver, Phoenix San Francisco, San Jose and Seattle. Today, announced that it has raised a $33 million Series B round led by WestRiver Group, Goldman Sach and Redfin. Previous investors DFJ, Madrona Venture Group, Maveron and Two Sigma Ventures also participated. We...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Startups, TC, Uber, Real Estate, Microsoft, Oregon, Finance, Funding, San Francisco, Tech, Ceo, Portland, San Jose, Portland Oregon, Seattle

On-demand workspace platform Breather taps new CEO

Breather’s new CEO Bryan Murphy / Breather Press Kit Breather, the platform that provides on-demand private workspace, announced today that it has appointed Bryan Murphy as its new CEO. Before joining Breather, Murphy was the founder and President of direct-to-consumer mattress startup, Tomorrow Sleep. Prior to Tomorrow Sleep, Murphy held posts as an advisor to investment firms and as an executive at eBay after the company acquired his previous company, WHI Solutions – an e-commerce plat...
Tags: Startups, TC, Ecommerce, Apps, Real Estate, Enterprise, Ebay, Finance, New York City, Future Of Work, Tech, Ceo, SaaS, Broadway, Venture Capital, Smith

New Study: 84% of Millennials Believe Homeownership Is Still Part of the American Dream, But There Are Hurdles to Overcome

– A new survey from Clever Real Estate reveals a full profile of the Millennial home buyer, uncovering insights from how they find homes to what they want to buy. Key insights include: – Millennials are thinking long term about where they buy: They value safe neighborhoods and good school districts over walkability and short commutes. – Millennials are 52% more likely to buy a multi-family property compared to older generations (Generation X and Baby Boomers). – Millennials won’t shy away from a...
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RE/MAX National Housing Report for December 2018

2018 Home Sales Cool Off, While Inventory Recovers and Price Increases Moderate Denver, CO – Jan. 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) December’s declining home sales and growing inventory solidified 2018 as the year the red-hot seller’s market moved toward a balanced market. Price growth also moderated, though December was the 33rd consecutive month of year-over-year increases in home prices, according to the RE/MAX National Housing Report, which includes 53 metro areas. December’s year-over-year decline in ...
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Home Price Growth Hit Six-Year Low in December as Sales Fell 11 Percent, Redfin Reports

Boston and San Jose Both Saw Home-Sale Prices Fall Year Over Year in December Seattle, WA – Jan. 17, 2019 (PRNewswire) (NASDAQ: RDFN) — U.S. home-sale prices increased just 1.2 percent in December compared to a year ago to a median of $289,800, according to a housing market analysis from Redfin (, the next-generation real estate brokerage. The year-over-year increase in home prices was the smallest since the number went positive in March 2012. The median sale price of homes sold i...
Tags: Real Estate, Boston, San Francisco, Radio, 2018, New Orleans, San Jose, Philadelphia, Rochester, Salt Lake City, Las Vegas, Oakland, Seattle, Detroit, December, Redfin

U.S. Multifamily Sector Remains on the Upswing, According to New Yardi Matrix Report

Job growth and in-migration seen as keys to growth in 2019 Santa Barbara, CA – January 17, 2019 (PRNewswire)The multifamily cycle hasn’t run out of steam despite signs of a slowdown in the economy, according to a new market analysis by Yardi® Matrix. The report projects that “cracks in the economic armor will likely begin to show” this year as the 2017 tax reform’s impact fades and trade uncertainties grow. However, demand in the multifamily industry “is expected to stay healthy as long as jo...
Tags: Real Estate, News, Report, Radio, West, South, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara Calif, Real Estate News, Yardi, Multifamily, Yardi Matrix, Tacoma Wash Colorado Springs Colo, Reno Nev Rents, Yardi Yardi

CommonGrounds Raises $100M to Open More New Flexible Office Spaces

Billions of dollars have already flowed to the purveyors of shared workspaces, and the investment spigot isn’t turning off yet.CommonGrounds Workspace, a San Diego, CA-based company that operates flexible office spaces in California and Colorado today, announced Wednesday that it had raised $100 million in a Series A financing to expand its lineup to roughly 50 sites during the next two years.The company says the new money comes from three investors: CommonGrounds’s seed-stage backer, a local r...
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Microsoft pledges $500 million to tackle housing crisis in Seattle, Eastside

The pledge is the largest in the company's 44-year history, and comes as Microsoft and other tech giants that have driven the region's economic boom face increasing pressure to help mitigate affordable-housing shortages.
Tags: Business, Real Estate, News, Microsoft, Eastside, Seattle Eastside, Project Homeless

Does housing ‘affordability’ matter? Is homebuying you-get-what-you-pay-for?

Why do the states with housing’s highest “affordability” measurements — much-discussed but perhaps dubious economic yardsticks — have more borrowers who can’t make their mortgage payments? Take California, which usually scores low on the traditional “affordability” ladder. Its homeowners are currently making their house payments with greater frequency. The state’s home listings are priced at 55 percent of normal “affordability,” according to one housing-cost index from the National Association o...
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