Real Estate

Ting Shen/Bloomberg via Getty Images The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau announced an interim rule on Monday that will allow tenants to sue debt collectors who violate the national ban on evictions. Attorneys for landlords and other debt collectors who wrongly evict tenants could also face federal and state prosecution, the bureau said. In addition, these
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The Solar Decathlon run by the United States Department of Energy is an extraordinary collegiate event which happens every two years. This year was no exception. The first place winner of this event went to the University of Colorado Boulder team. They attempted to build affordable housing to accommodate local residents who are being financially
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Patrick is Founder and CEO of CARROLL, a national real estate firm combining institutional investment capacity with real estate operations.  For decades, the most important word in the multifamily real estate market has been “location.” Proximity to public transportation, closeness to local hot spots or distance to the office are often some of the biggest considerations
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Investment Specialist, Team Denver Homes - RE/MAX Professionals. Highly successful real estate investors learn to get creative to maximize their investments over time. Most investors tend to follow the standard playbook: find a property in the MLS or an off-market property through a wholesaler; buy it with a goal of earning ongoing income or letting it appreciate
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Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez are major players in sports, Hollywood, music—and investing. What does the A-List break-up mean for fortunes? Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez have officially called it quits, splitting up one of the world’s richest power-couples. The pair, who started dating in 2017 and got engaged two years later, wielded a pop-culture
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Mother Nature – a.k.a. necessity – is the mother of housing invention. Or it had better be. Every wildfire, super-convective storm, seismic spasm, tidal surge, polar vortex bomb cyclone, tornado, months-long drought, inch of coastal erosion – there were 22 events whose destructive toll eclipsed $1 billion and took 262 lives in 2020, according to
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Median home listing prices hit a historic high of $370,000 according to Realtor.com. Recently releasing its latest Monthly Housing Trends report, realtor.com saw year-over-year median listing prices rise 15%. While that’s good news for sellers buyers continue to compete in markets where multiple offers often come in six figures above asking price especially in those
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Florida’s Barrier Islands have a wealth of attributes – waterfront, abundant views and a tropical paradise vibe.  This palatial Georgian estate graces 160 feet of Intracoastal Waterway on private Gem Island in the John’s Island community of Indian River Shores. The 11,758-square-foot home lies on the 1,650-acre John’s Island, a waterway envisioned half a …
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Is “deal or no deal” a popular refrain from a successful game show or is it the voice of real estate investors who are growing concerned about the potential repeal of Section 1031 of the Internal Revenue Code?   A recent read of the Biden/Harris tax plan reveals a $4 trillion tax hike, and one
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In yet another sign of the white-hot residential market in Florida, Guggenheim Partners chief investment officer Scott Minerd bought a pair of penthouses in Miami for $12.5 million, sources familiar with the transaction tell Forbes. The purchases comprise an entire floor of the 51-story Biscayne Beach tower, in what appears to form the largest penthouse
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Is it possible to create flexible and health-conscious yet unconfined residential interiors for the post-pandemic age? The architects at prolific New York City architectural firm CetraRuddy believe so. The innovative and malleable interior designs they created over the past few months are applicable not only during quarantines of the kind endured lately, but also during
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If you’re a real estate owner or investor, you may have noticed a significant increase in insurance costs compared to previous years. In fact, renewal increases have jumped 20% year-over-year, according to Q3 2020 data from Marsh’s Global Insurance Market Index, a measure of global commercial insurance premium pricing. “This increased expense can affect a
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Ariel Skelley | The Image Bank | Getty Images With age comes increased frugality. As people reach retirement age, it’s been common practice to get rid of what you don’t need, including personal items, extra expenses and oversized, hard-to-manage properties. For years, the average American retiree has charted a predictable course through retirement, choosing smaller,
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