REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
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."
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.
prnewswire | October 14, 2020
Global workforce transformation solutions provider GP Strategies Corporation reported today it has entered into an amendment to the lease for its headquarters facility in Columbia, Maryland that, effective January 1, 2021, will reduce its space by approximately 22,000 square feet and reduce its rental expense for this office by approximately $750,000 per year. This amendment is part of a global reevaluation of real estate needs, which has resulted in strategic decisions on lease consolidations and office closures over the past year. These actions are expected to result in approximately $2.0M of annual savings in facility expenses for the Company in 2021 compared to 2020.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY
MyHouseDeals | May 26, 2021
MyHouseDeals, a leading digital platform for real estate investors, recently released a comprehensive analysis of the top markets within the country for real estate investing.
"Our quarterly and yearly market reports have always been a big hit with our members. The key insights provided in each one provide invaluable advice on how to pivot and grow our businesses as real estate investors," said Alex Soares, President of the platform. The detailed reports are an important way for investors to discover new opportunities and make strategic decisions regarding the year ahead.
2020 was a historic year because the US navigated the coronavirus pandemic. The residential real estate industry thrived as historically low mortgage interest rates led to unprecedented demand. Strong market conditions have extended into 2021. While mortgage rates have crept up a bit, the market is still red-hot and pricing wars are commonplace. During the first quarter of the year, MyHouseDeals added thousands of deals in the following categories: wholesale real estate deals (76.9%), foreclosures (18.1%), motivated MLS deals (4.4%), and motivated seller deals (0.5%). Wholesale land deals dominated the first quarter as the most popular investing strategy for the tens of thousands of active investors who are members of MyHouseDeals.
After some number-crunching, the results show that the top five markets for investment property deals in the country are South Florida, Dallas/Fort Worth, Washington D.C., Atlanta, and Houston. These markets, alongside others at the top, will likely remain attractive in the months to come and offer an opportunity for investors to make deals with high-profit potential.
Founded in 2005, MyHouseDeals is the premier online community for residential real estate investors, providing networking tools, on-demand training, and property lead generation, including access to wholesale land deals, motivated seller leads, and investor-ready foreclosures nationwide.