Commercial, Multifamily Mortgage Originations Spike 12 Percent in U.S.

Mortgage Bankers Association | May 15, 2019

Commercial, Multifamily Mortgage Originations Spike 12 Percent in U.S.
According to the Mortgage Bankers Association's Quarterly Survey of Commercial and Multifamily Mortgage Bankers Originations, commercial and multifamily mortgage loan originations rose 12 percent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year. In line with seasonality trends, originations the first three months of the year were 34 percent lower than the fourth quarter of 2018.

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Peerage Realty Partners Acquires a Substantial Partnership Interest in Cascade Sotheby's International Realty of Oregon

Peerage Realty Partners | December 07, 2021

Peerage Realty Partners Inc. ("Peerage Realty") announces a substantial partnership interest in Cascade Sotheby´s International Realty ("Cascade"), a leading premium real estate brokerage in the Portland, Bend, Southern Oregon, Coastal Regions of Oregon, and Southwest Washington markets. The firm specializes in the representation of significant properties that highlight sophisticated urban markets as well as the spectacular natural beauty of the Pacific Northwest region. Under the leadership of CEO Deb Tebbs and the senior management team, since 2006 Cascade Sotheby's International Realty has continually set company sales records. The firm's 2021sales volume with exceed US$3 billion (C$ 3.8 billion), achieving a 30 percent increase over 2020. The partnership with Cascade Sotheby's International Realty is a key milestone for Peerage Realty, serving as a cornerstone for its North American expansion strategy in targeted real estate markets that have exciting growth opportunities. It also reinforces existing relationships between Peerage Realty and the iconic Sotheby's International Realty brand, reflecting the intent to forge more such partnerships in the future. "With Cascade Sotheby's International Realty, we are adding another superb Sotheby's International Realty firm to the Peerage Realty family of companies,"."Deb Tebbs is an exceptional, entreprenurial leader who has built a talented management team that shares a long-term commitment to be the best in their business. The ability to partner with those who share our values and our singular focus on providing clients with a luxury experience, is a true privilege." -Gavin Swartzman, CEO of Peerage Realty "Each and every day we focus on supporting our agents, and it's our sharing and give-back culture that is the heart and soul of this company,". "As our agents know, my objective has been to build a strong and sustainable model that incorporates the most up-to-date technology, broker support, and generates future opportunities. I believe this unique partnership with Peerage Realty will benefit our agents the most. Now more than ever, we will empower our agents to deliver exceptional real estate services from which our clients will benefit." -Deb Tebbs Presently, Peerage Realty is in partnership with Sotheby's International Realty Canada ("SIRC"), Canada's largest luxury real estate brokerage with 30 offices and 690 agents in Ontario, Quebec, British Columbia and Alberta; Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International with six offices and 381 agents in North Texas, including Dallas and Fort Worth; Four Seasons Sotheby's International Realty with 23 offices and 320 agents in Vermont, New Hampshire and New York; and Jameson Sotheby's International Realty ("Jameson"), a dominant player in the luxury residential and commercial real estate markets with six offices and 460 agents in the Greater Chicago Area. ABOUT CASCADE SOTHEBY'S INTERNATIONAL REALTY With 400 brokers and 17 offices serving Oregon and Southwest Washington, Cascade Sotheby's International was ranked the third fastest-growing company in Portland in 2020. It has a 20 per cent share of the key Bend, Oregon market, twice as much as its nearest competitor. In 2021, posting a 30 percent increase over the previous year, Cascade Sotheby's International Realty is projected to generate over US$3 billion (C$3.8 billion) in sales volume. ABOUT PEERAGE REALTY PARTNERS Peerage Realty Partners is a leading residential real estate services firm, serving luxury markets across North America. Peerage Realty brokerage partners include leading Sotheby's International Realty franchisees, and renowned independent firms in both re-sale residential real estate brokerage, and new construction marketing. Peerage Realty core service activities include real estate financing, transaction services, asset management, and home improvement for purpose-built rental properties. Peerage Realty has the unique benefit of being a privately-owned enterprise that is positioned to commit to long-term partnerships and investments. Peerage Realty is projected to sell over US$30 billion (C$38 billion) in 2021 through its partner firms. It has over 4,000 best-in-class sales representatives and employees with 211 offices in Canada and the United States. To support growth and expansion among partners, Peerage Realty consistently provides strategic input, capital, technology, operational expertise, marketing, communications, and value-added products and services that differentiate and strengthen its partner firms in competitive markets. Its goal is to expand the suite of services that its partner firms can offer to enhance the client experience through all phases of a real estate transaction and beyond.

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Are you looking to invest in real estate - but you lack the cash and/or the experience? In this video, Brandon Turner (Author of "The Book on Investing in Real Estate with No [and Low] Money Down" walks you through SIX different strategies for getting started when all you have is lint in your pocket and a goal in your head.