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  • A real estate company surprised employees with $10 million in bonuses at a holiday party

    Harry & David Grand Signature Gift Baskets will never hit the same way again. At its annual holiday party, a Maryland commercial real estate developer announced it’s handing out $10 million ...


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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/2019/12/11/real-estate-company-surprised-employees-with-million-bonuses-holiday-party/6138
  • The last decade in real estate, and a peek into the next one

    As we barrel towards the start of a new decade, it’s amazing to think about the ongoing transformation within real estate. In the U.S., housing’s contribution to our GDP is ~15-18% spread ...


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    https://techcrunch.com/2019/12/12/the-last-decade-in-real-estate-and-a-peek-into-the-next-one/6139
  • Home Flipping Activity in U.S. Drops 13 Percent in Q3

    Based on ATTOM Data Solutions' third-quarter 2019 U.S. Home Flipping Report, 56,566 single family homes and condos were flipped in the third quarter of 2019, down 12.9 percent from the previous qu...


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    https://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/irvine/attom-data-solutions-2019-us-home-flipping-report-real-estate-news-home-flipping-data-bank-foreclosure-sales-maksim-stavinsky-roc-capital-11718.php6140
  • Hometap Raises $100M to Expand Nationally, Invest in Residential Real Estate

    Boston-based homeownership investment startup Hometap raised $100 million in a new round of funding. The financing was led by ICONIQ Capital, with participation from current investors: General Catalys...


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    https://www.americaninno.com/boston/funding-boston/hometap-raises-100m-to-expand-nationally-invest-in-residential-real-estate/6136
  • U.S. Mortgage Delinquency Rates at 20-Year Low

    According to CoreLogic's latest monthly Loan Performance Insights Report - nationally 3.8% of U.S. mortgages were in some stage of delinquency (30 days or more past due, including those in foreclo...


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    https://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/united-states/irvine/corelogic-loan-performance-insights-report-september-2019-real-estate-news-mortgage-delinquency-rates-mortgage-default-notices-frank-martell-11714.php6133
  • Amazon to take over entire former Canada Post building in downtown Vancouver

    Amazon’s lease of the entire former Canada Post building in downtown Vancouver is large enough to reduce the city’s projected office vacancy by two per cent, commercial property insiders s...


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    https://vancouversun.com/business/commercial-real-estate/commercial-real-estate-amazon-to-take-over-entire-former-canada-post-building6134
  • Redfin: Real estate bidding wars continue to hover at 10-year low

    As the year approaches an end, a report from Redfin indicates America’s real estate bidding wars are easing as several factors including tightening supply continue to depress competition. Accord...


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    https://www.housingwire.com/articles/redfin-real-estate-bidding-wars-continue-to-hover-at-10-year-low/6130
  • Opportunity Zone initiative looking to work with real estate pros on development opportunities

    A Birmingham-based nonprofit initiative is looking to connect with real estate professionals in its bid to leverage the national Opportunity Zones program to further development in Alabama. Opportunit...


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    https://www.bizjournals.com/birmingham/news/2019/12/09/opportunity-zone-initiative-looking-to-work-with.html6131
  • Paris Named Top Global Prime Residential Market for 2020, Berlin and Miami Close Behind

    According to a new report by global real estate consultant Knight Frank, with capital growth in most prime residential markets around the world shrinking in 2019, the global economic landscape looks m...


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    https://www.worldpropertyjournal.com/real-estate-news/france/paris-real-estate-news/knight-frank-prime-residential-forecast-2020-best-cities-to-buy-a-luxury-home-in-2020-luxury-home-trends-for-2020-global-residential-market-report-real-estate-news-11710.ph6127

EVENTS

Conferences

18th Annual Commercial Real Estate Forecast Conference

18TH ANNUAL COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE FORECAST CONFERENCE

January 09-09, 2020
In 2003 REJournals launched what has now become the largest, longest-running commercial real estate forecast event in Chicago, the Midwest and perhaps the U.S. The event brings together the brightest minds and the best dealmakers in the industry to benchmark the industry, and set the tone for the up...

STUDENT HOUSING 360

STUDENT HOUSING 360

January 16-17, 2020
Mainstream investors have 'discovered' student housing. This once-niche real estate sector has seen the introduction of major institutional and international capital, REITs and operating companies to the space, with their interest fueled by an attractive combination of skyrocketing prices, r...

17th Annual WINTER FORUM ON REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITY & PRIVATE FUND INVESTING

17TH ANNUAL WINTER FORUM ON REAL ESTATE OPPORTUNITY & PRIVATE FUND INVESTING

January 22-24, 2020
What are the latest factors impacting deal flow, valuations, fundraising, the availability and cost of capital? As some investment opportunities recede, what others are rising to take their place?  What are the innovative investment strategies that early adopters are already reaping the rewards...

Inman Connect New York 2020 - Real Estate Conference

INMAN CONNECT NEW YORK 2020 - REAL ESTATE CONFERENCE

January 28-31, 2020
The real estate industry is going through a period of unprecedented, historic change. Legacy brands are colliding with new tech-driven ways of serving the customer, and confusion and capital is everywhere. After ten years developing great public-facing search tools, those who’ve made their for...

Bratislava Property Forum 2019

BRATISLAVA PROPERTY FORUM 2019

April 02-02, 2019
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Jointly organized for the third time with RICS, Bratislava Property Forum is a leading content-driven property event of Slovakia. Featuring industry led keynote presentations Bratislava Property Forum is an excellent opportunity to hear from and network with all the important players in the Slovak a...

Toll Brothers National Luxury Home Sales Event

TOLL BROTHERS NATIONAL LUXURY HOME SALES EVENT

July 09-24, 2016
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During the National Sales Event, home buyers can choose from an expansive variety of home styles and gorgeous home sites in communities that are situated in the most sought-after locations throughout the country. After they purchase their home, buyers will work with designers to create a home that i...

2019 International Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference

2019 INTERNATIONAL ACCELERATED BRIDGE CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE

December 12-13, 2019
The 2019 International Accelerated Bridge Construction Conference, sponsored by the ABC-UTC, will be held on December 12-13, 2019 in downtown Miami, Florida, with pre-conference workshops on December 11. Please mark your calendars and check the left vertical menu for additional details as they becom...

7TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR FORUM

7TH ANNUAL GLOBAL INSTITUTIONAL REAL ESTATE INVESTOR FORUM

December 11-12, 2019
The 7th Annual Global Institutional Real Estate Investor Forum is the leading investor-centric meeting for LPs investing in private markets. The forum brings together 300+ investors, funds, and advisers for a two day meeting to discuss sectors, due diligence, and real estate investment opportunities...

 

Webinars

DEC 16, 2019 | 2:00 PM
HOW TO INVEST IN REAL ESTATE WITH NON-TRADITIONAL RETIREMENT ACCOUNTS
As a Realtor®, you have to approach your retirement savings differently. While you may not have a "traditional" corporate 401(k), on this webinar you’ll learn how you can invest for retirement through your self-employed earnings. Learn how you can save thousands of doll...
DEC 18, 2019 | 3:00 PM – 3:30 PM
THE 3 PILLARS OF REAL ESTATE - BUILDING A TEAM WITHOUT LIMITS
In this 30 minute team-building webinar Cari will highlight recruiting tactics to help you grow a top team of producers. She'll also share strategies for providing the tools, technology, and talent to propel your business forward, allowing you to live a larger life and a life by design...
JAN 07, 2020 | 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
REAL ESTATE PURCHASE COMPLIANCE CONCIERGE
Real Estate Mortgage Loan with Purchase purpose demonstration:
- Borrower's Summary
- Seller's Summary
- Tolerance Cure  
- Loan Estimate Re-disclosure in Closing Phase
JAN 07, 2020 | 3:00pm
TAXATION OF REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS: PASSIVE LOSS RULES
In this must-attend two-hour CPE webinar with expert instructor and practitioner Greg White, CPA, you will lean to best identify which clients qualify as real estate professionals and how to apply the material participation tests to these clients. We’ll also cover the special passive...
JAN 09, 2020 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
MANAGING POST-CONSTRUCTION CLAIMS
Construction is inherently risky. These risks include unanticipated design changes, changed conditions, disputed additional work, and other unforeseen circumstance that can result in contractors incurring additional costs. It is essential for all parties involved to understand how these ri...
JAN 09, 2020 | 2:00 PM
HOW TO WIN MULTIPLE OFFERS FOR BUYERS AND SUCCESSFULLY MANAGE MULTIPLE OFFERS FOR SELLERS
Are you consistently not winning multiple offers for your buyers? Not sure how to effectively manage multiple offer situations when representing your seller? If so, top producing Realtor Shay Hata will share her personal tips, email templates and negotiation tactics she uses to win over 95...

CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT ACCOUNTING
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Financial reports do more than help you comply with the terms of the contract. Financial reporting can help you become more profitable by giving you the information you need to make smart management decisions. This on-demand webinar will address three types of accounting - financial, tax a...
CURRENT ISSUES IN ILLINOIS PLAT AND SUBDIVISION LAW
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, engineers, presidents, vice presidents, planners, developers, project managers, architects, surveyors, planning and zoning board members, real estate professionals and land use officials.
MAJOR CHANGES TO THE CALIFORNIA BUILDING CODE
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This live webinar is designed for engineers, city administrators, county and municipal officers, presidents, vice presidents, public works and utility directors, developers, building owners and managers, project managers, architects, design professionals and attorneys.
MASSACHUSETTS BUILDING CODE UPDATE
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This live webinar is designed for engineers, city administrators, county and municipal officers, presidents, vice presidents, public works and utility directors, developers, building owners and managers, project managers, architects, design professionals and attorneys.
UNDERSTANDING THE CALIFORNIA SUBDIVISION MAP ACT
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, engineers, presidents, vice presidents, planners, developers, project managers, architects, surveyors, planning and zoning board members, real estate professionals and land use officials.
INTRODUCTION TO QUALIFIED TUITION PROGRAMS (529 PLANS)
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This live webinar is designed for attorneys, estate planners, CPAs, insurance professionals, financial professionals, accountants, tax professionals, enrolled agents, trust officers, brokers, banking professionals and tax professionals.

RESOURCES

Coldwell Banker Commercial® (CBC) is a worldwide leader in the commercial real estate industry, and is part of the oldest and most respected national real estate brand in the country, Coldwell Ban...

The global prime property market continued on a steady growth trajectory in early 2015 after several post-global crisis years of price appreciation and booming sales. However, shifting economic dynami...

Private real estate investors exhibit similar strategy preferences in Q3 2016 compared to a year ago, with just a small increase in investor interest in all strategies except value added funds –...

There is a general sense of satisfaction among real estate investors, with the majority of investors holding a positive
perception of the asset class and 91% believing that their private real e...

The Latin American regional economy has not been
immune to global head winds, with most economies impacted by slowing global trade and financial market uncertainties.
• The region c...

The Swiss franc shock accelerates a development that has long been in evidence on the Swiss real estate market, which is that the lengthy period of stability is drawing to a close. The traditional rea...

The real estate sector looks upon the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill to be a harbinger of change as the sector is currently plagued with a myriad of indirect tax issues both at the Centre and state...

The vote by Britain to leave the European Union has shocked and confused the world to say the least. In addition to the political ramifications (Prime Minister David Cameron announced he will step dow...

The American Bankers Association today urged the National Credit Union Administration to withdraw a proposed rule that would give federal credit unions greater incentives to spend depositors’ mo...