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  • Detroit Tops List of Most Affordable U.S. Cities for Middle-Class

    According to a new report from Redfin, a typical family in the San Francisco area would need to nearly triple their annual income to comfortably purchase a median-priced home. In stark contrast, the t...


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  • Low mortgage rates spur gain in July's existing home sales

    Existing-home sales rose 2.5% in July from the prior month, according to the National Association of Realtors. Total existing-home sales completed transactions that include single-family homes, townho...


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  • Builder Confidence Upticks as Interest Rates Move Lower in U.S.

    According to the National Association of Home Builders, U.S. builder confidence in the market for newly-built single-family homes rose one point to 66 in August 2019, based on the latest National Asso...


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  • Mortgage Rates Hover Near Historical Lows in U.S.

    According to Freddie Mac's latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey for mid-August 2019, the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate in the U.S. averaged 3.60 percent, unchanged from last week. Sam Khater, ...


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  • Orlando Home Prices, Sales Enjoy Increase in July

    The Orlando Regional Realtor Association is reporting this week that Orlando's housing market enjoyed year-over-year increases of more than 5% in both median price and sales in July 2019, while in...


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  • NAR Applauds HUD for Long-Awaited FHA Condo Rule

    The National Association of Realtors is applauding the Department of Housing and Urban Development for finalizing new Federal Housing Authority condominium loan policies. The changes, many of which NA...


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  • Global Luxury Home Price Growth Damped by Economic Uncertainty in Q2

    Knight Franks' latest Prime Global Cities Index, which tracks the movement in luxury residential prices across 46 International cities, increased by 1.4% in the year to June 2019, up marginally fr...


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  • Housing starts fall for third consecutive month

    Housing starts fell 4% in July to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.191 million and the pace for June was revised downward, according to the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the De...


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    https://www.housingwire.com/articles/49870-housing-starts-fall-for-third-consecutive-month5885
  • California Home Affordability Issue Continues to Grow

    According to the California Association of Realtors, higher home prices negated low interest rates and further reduced Californians' ability to purchase a home in the second quarter of 2019. The p...


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EVENTS

Conferences

Florida Realtors Convention & Trade Expo

FLORIDA REALTORS CONVENTION & TRADE EXPO

August 21-22, 2019
There’s something for everyone at a real estate industry event of this size, where more than 3,000 serious business professionals converge to learn and earn more. Sure, many of the attendees are Realtors and brokers.

The National Association of REALTORS Second Annual iOi Summit

THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS SECOND ANNUAL IOI SUMMIT

August 21-22, 2019
The National Association of REALTORS second annual iOi Summit, which stands for Innovation, Opportunity & Investment, brings together over 500 real estate technology minds, investors and REALTOR® members to collaborate, network, and lead change.

Future Offices Summer

FUTURE OFFICES SUMMER

August 21-23, 2019
Our new 2019 speaker faculty is ecstatic to tackle new challenges across the Real Estate, Workplace, and Design sector. This year's agenda will not only include the relevant topics below, but in addition will feature maturity tracks to cater to both fundamental and advanced initiatives.

Path to Prosperity LIVE Investment Conference

PATH TO PROSPERITY LIVE INVESTMENT CONFERENCE

August 23-25, 2019
Path to Prosperity LIVE isn’t your ordinary real estate seminar. It’s three days of high-octane training, networking, energy, and so much more. Join us in Cambridge to tap into a whole new way of looking at your business and having the knowledge and support to build the business of your ...

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...

Tom Ferry’s Success Summit

TOM FERRY’S SUCCESS SUMMIT

August 13-16, 2019
Tom Ferry’s Success Summit is the ultimate real estate training event for successful agents like you who are committed to building and sustaining a profitable career in real estate.

Realtors Leadership Summit

REALTORS LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

August 12-13, 2019
The Realtors Leadership Summit, organized by the National Association of Realtors will take place from August 12-13 2019 in Chicago, USA. The conference will cover areas like Realtors Property Resource Association & Advocacy Resources, REALTORS Creating Community, Technology Update.

 

Webinars

AUG 21, 2019 | 7:00 PM
DALLAS REAL ESTATE INVESTING WEBINAR
Register Today for this exclusive Real Estate WEBINAR and see if Investing in Real Estate is really for you, attend a free 2hr Real Estate Investing orientation and learn how you can achieve success through Real Estate, working side by side with our national network of investors. You can j...
AUG 22, 2019 | 12:00pm
TAX CUTS AND JOBS ACT: CRUCIAL CHANGES AFFECTING REAL ESTATE TAXATION
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (TCJA) made big changes to taxes for many businesses. Chief among those are any businesses with real estate holdings as part of their business. Changes to depreciation, expensing, interest deductability, and the new qualified business income deduction (QBI...
AUG 22, 2019 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
COMMERCIAL TENANT NOTIFICATIONS: PRIORITIES AND PITFALLS
Despite the obvious importance, the failure to adhere to the proper notice requirements and or establish priority are common place. As a result, landlords find them themselves in a situation where they are unable to enforce the agreement that they invested significant time and money in put...
AUG 22, 2019 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
IMPLIED OBLIGATIONS IN CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS
Owners, developers, contractors, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and others in the construction industry are frequently reminded to get their deals in writing. Construction contracts are some of the most negotiated, complex, comprehensive contracts used today. But is getting the dea...
AUG 26, 2019 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
CONSTRUCTION SITE DATA DISCLAIMERS: WHO REALLY CARRIES THE RISK?
Differing site and concealed conditions are routinely encountered on public and private construction projects. Whether the construction project focuses on new construction or a renovation of an existing structure the risk of differing or concealed conditions is always significant. The owne...
AUG 27, 2019 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AND INVESTMENT PROPERTY UNDER THE NEW TAX BILL
In today’s opportunity-rich real estate market, investors want to ensure that they are making the most of their fixed assets. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) has revitalized interest in depreciation strategies new and old, while expanding tax savings opportunities like never before....

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...