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<b>Real Estate</b> Agents Can Increase Exposure and Leads by Using New Co <b>…</b>

Real Estate Agents Can Increase Exposure and Leads by Using New Co …
SAN FRANCISCO, Sep 17, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Trulia TRLA, -2.77% a leading online marketplace for home buyers, sellers, renters, and real estate professionals, will now provide an option for mortgage lenders and agents to share marketing …
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<b>Real estate</b> startup aims to reduce homesellers' costs

Real estate startup aims to reduce homesellers' costs
Under LevelRE's model, sellers buy only the services they need, rather than paying a typical 3 percent commission to real estate agents on both the buyer and the seller sides. “We know that agents do a lot of work, but is it really worth 3 percent on …
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REIDIN YouGov Real Estate Findings: Dubai's Prospective Property Buyers …
Dubai – According to analyst reports, the UAE's property market has experienced improved stability during the first six months of 2014, with the …

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Rent vs. buy? A look at the math and other factors

…  vs. buy? A look at the math and other factors
A real estate agent with Coldwell Banker, Ruff sells a lot of condos in Studio City and North Hollywood and owns six rental properties himself. Whereas some clients come in set on buying, he knows lots of other people for whom it's just not on the table.
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Foreigners Buying Australia Homes Need Closer Watch, MP Says
Australia tightened rules on foreign investment in real estate in 2010, requiring offshore buyers to purchase only new properties, and introduced penalties to enforce the changes. It also said temporary residents must obtain approval from FIRB to buy …
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Advice for a new generation of buyers and sellers
DeSimone, 40, is a real estate broker with his own company in New York and a weekly column on the real estate website Zillow. His new book is called "Next Generation Real Estate" …

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Climate change concerns weigh on Cape home-<b>buying</b> decisions

…  change has become a focal point in real estate discussions like this on Cape Cod. For generations, proximity to the Cape's roughly 580 miles of picturesque shoreline was a major draw for home buyers. Today, however, that same water frontage is …
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ASK RAY ABOUT REAL ESTATE | Seek expert, grant for homebuying help
In fact, as Internet use in the homebuying process continues to increase, the data shows that those buyers are more — not less — likely to use a real estate agent, according to …

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Potential <b>buyers</b> line up for Midtown's Palmer Plaza

Potential buyers line up for Midtown's Palmer Plaza
Four bidders are in the running to acquire Midtown's Palmer Plaza office building, according to a report in real estate trade publication Commercial Real Estate Direct. Walton Street Capital, Rubenstein Partners, TA Realty and DRA Advisors are the …
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How to Play the Real–Estate Market
The slowdown is good news for home buyers, of course. And recent weakness in real-estate investments, including home builders, has created opportunities for bargain hunters, some analysts say. But if the Federal Reserve begins raising interest …

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Norway Jumps to No. 2 Foreign <b>Buyer</b> of U.S. <b>Real Estate</b>

Norway Jumps to No. 2 Foreign Buyer of U.S. Real Estate
Norway has vaulted to the top ranks of foreign U.S. commercial real estate buyers as its $ 870 billion sovereign-wealth fund, the world's largest, acquires buildings from New York to San Francisco. The country has spent more than $ 3.2 billion on U.S …
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Norway jumps to second-biggest foreign buyer of US real estate
Norway has vaulted to the top ranks of foreign U.S. commercial real estate buyers as its $ 870 billion sovereign-wealth fund, the …

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Flipping Luxury Houses – The Next Big Thing

…  homes is an excellent investment, particularly in the current market. People are lining up to buy luxury homes. The mid to low end market is drying up. Flipping luxury homes may have a higher initial investment cost, but in the right location, the risk is worth it. Since 2011, the number of homes valued over one million dollars that have been flipped has risen 40%. This is the time to take advantage of this investment opportunity and reap the benefits of flipping luxury homes.
Katie Kent is a real estate …

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Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales

Chicago Foreclosures & Chicago Short Sales
The Chicago real estate market still is awash with distressed properties. For savvy real estate buyers and investors this offers a tremendous opportunity.  There are thousands of pre-foreclosures listed on the market but Chicago real estate buyers do have to be careful as a large percentage of these are simply real estate agents guessing to the pricing. Often the listing prices of these Chicago Short Sales are absolutely meaningless.  Yes the property is worth less than the balance owed. yes the property is in pre-foreclosure and …

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Online Commercial Real Estate Search

 
As investors turn more and more to purchasing real estate, especially commercial properties, the competition for the best deals becomes more and more aggressive.  Triple net lease investment properties, one of the most lucrative property types in today’s fluctuating market, often can’t be located through traditional methods.  Commercial real estate agents are an option, but a wealth of resources exists today to help investors identify properties themselves.
Commercial real estate typically is not listed in regional multiple listing service databases, however a number of excellent resources exist online to help identify commercial …