A study conducted by economists at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the University of Miami indicate a 95% decrease in home purchases by shell companies and other corporate entities in Miami-Dade County, according to an article by Nicholas Nehamas and Rene Rodriguez for the Miami Herald. However, there is speculation that shell companies are now “substituting” new ways to buy property.
For the first time in nearly seven years, the American Land Title Association will soon have a new leader. The trade group, which represents more than 6,200 title insurance companies, title and settlement agents, independent abstracters, title searchers, and real estate attorneys, announced this week its longtime CEO, Michelle Korsmo, is stepping down to move to a vastly different industry.
Reali, a flat-fee real estate startup that boasts it can sell a house in the San Francisco area for as little as $950, is planning to expand into Southern California and beyond, thanks to a $20 million injection of funding.
Radiofrequency electromagnetic fields may have adverse effects on the development of memory performance of specific brain regions exposed during mobile phone use. These are the findings of a study involving nearly 700 adolescents in Switzerland.
LinkedIn has again expanded in the 2.82 million-square-foot Empire State Building at 350 Fifth Ave., which still dominates the New York City skyline. A nationwide expansion by LinkedIn, the growing online networking service for 21st-century professionals, has led it to become a top renter an
The 189,481-square-foot 601 McCarthy office building in Milpitas, CACredit: Vantage Point Photography San Francisco-based GI Partners, a full-service private equity investment firm, purchased a 189,481-square-foot office building in Milpitas, CA from a joint venture between Embarcadero Capital Partners and True North Management Group. 601 McCarthy sold for an undisclosed price. The recently renovated building at 601 McCarthy Blvd. was developed...
My brother opened a bottle of beer with an ink pen (blue ink), and broke the end of the pen, and got ink on the front seat of my new boat. What can I use to get the ink off the seat without damaging the seat, made of vinyl.
I hired a contractor who was highly recommended by several people in my neighborhood to take a look at my central air because the second floor was not getting cool. He was very thorough and spent 2 hours checking over the system and answering my questions. He did the following: -inspected ductwork and filter -adjusted a damper on the first floor -vacuumed out the furnace and cleaned the flame sensor -checked the upstairs vents -added 1/4lb freon -sealed through wall...
Homeowners in Atlanta will soon have a new outlet when it comes time to sell their house – Zillow. Beginning in the fall of this year, Atlanta homeowners will be able to sell their home directly to Zillow, if they so choose. The move into Atlanta is an expansion of Zillow’s direct buying program, Zillow Offers, which the company launched earlier this year.
Researchers have identified a new compound that protects against neurodegeneration in nematode worms. The discovery may enable novel treatments for human neurodegenerative diseases to be developed in the future.
RealPage subsidiary Kigo, a vacation rental booking and management platform, is a launching a new program targeted at managing short-term rentals in multifamily properties. The launch of this product comes at a time when short-term rentals are a hot-button topic for the industry, and while some multifamily entities are against short-term rentals, RealPage is leaning into the issue.