Realogy announces major structural changes

Realogy | September 06, 2019

Realogy, the largest U.S. residential brokerage, announced changes intended to help agents and franchises. The moves include the integration of the Coldwell Banker affiliate network and company-owned brokerage, creation of a new Realogy Expansion Brands portfolio led by Sherry Chris containing the Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate and ERA brands and the Climb brokerage operations, as well as the creation of a new product and innovation group to serve the respective franchises and Realogy.

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Our vision is to be an organization that promotes excellence and trust through exceptional service to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA or Agency), Congress, stakeholders, and the American people. The FHFA Office of Inspector General (OIG) achieves this vision by being a first-rate independent oversight organization in the federal government that acts as a catalyst.

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Our vision is to be an organization that promotes excellence and trust through exceptional service to the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA or Agency), Congress, stakeholders, and the American people. The FHFA Office of Inspector General (OIG) achieves this vision by being a first-rate independent oversight organization in the federal government that acts as a catalyst.

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Keystone 1031 Acquires Eight Net Leased Retail Properties

KNPRE 1031 | February 04, 2022

Keystone 1031 (KNPRE 1031), a sponsor of impact and tax advantaged investments, has acquired a $35,650,000 diversified portfolio of eight net leased properties in major MSAs on behalf of their current DST offering, Keystone 1031 Net Leased Portfolio II. The single-tenant properties total more than 62,000 square feet and are leased to nationally recognized brands 7-Eleven (Las Vegas), Family Dollar (Fort Worth, TX), Goodwill (St. Paul, MN), Walgreens (Denver), O'Reilly Auto Parts (Chicago), Jiffy Lube (San Antonio, TX). Sherwin Williams (Milwaukee, WI), and Starbucks (Bloomington, IN). The portfolio is diversified across seven states and focuses on the essential retail verticals of convenience, auto repair, home improvement, and clothing & home goods. The portfolio is designed to provide capital preservation and monthly, predictable cash flow during the anticipated 10 year holding period. This portfolio reinforces our real estate acquisition philosophy of buying strong brands in top MSAs and offering geographic, industry, and lease term diversification. The portfolio has a weighted average lease term or WALT of 11.29 years, Given the current and anticipated market environment, we are focused on continuing to deliver value to our investors by identifying real estate opportunities that provide capital preservation and predictable cash flow." Mike Packman, KNPRE's Founder & CEO. ABOUT KNPRE 1031 Keystone 1031 is a member of the Keystone National Property (KNPRE) family of companies. Established in 2016, KNPRE provides impact and tax-advantaged investment opportunities for accredited investors.

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EisnerAmper And REdirect Consulting Enter Into Real Estate Advisory Strategic Alliance

prnewswire | October 28, 2020

Global business advisory firm EisnerAmper LLP and leading Real Estate technology consulting firm REdirect, Inc., have entered into a strategic alliance. This collaboration will leverage each firm's deep resources and expertise to provide a holistic platform that incorporates their business advisory and technology capabilities. This will provide clients with timely and actionable data to improve and expedite decision-making in the highly competitive and time-sensitive real estate sector. "This collaboration represents a tremendous opportunity for clients to gain access to EisnerAmper's advisory expertise alongside REdirect's 20-plus years of hands-on real estate technology experience. We're excited to work with EisnerAmper's outstanding team and further assist real estate organizations gain unmatched efficiencies, improve controls and reduce risk," said Josh Malinoff, Principal at REdirect Consulting.

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Infutor to Provide Housing and Demographic Data to PropTech Startup ICONYCS

Infutor | May 19, 2021

Infutor, a consumer identity management company, has announced a collaboration with ICONYCS, a housing and demographic analytics PropTech startup. ICONYCS will improve its socio-economic property trend solutions for analysts, risk managers, traders, and public and government service providers with Infutor's comprehensive historical property and Prop estate info. “From the initial concept phase, task one has been to promote homeownership opportunities for any eligible person in the United States,” said David Van Waldick, founder and CEO of ICONYCS and a real estate veteran. We will further segment critical data with Infutor's unparalleled historical property data collection to ensure homeownership is more inclusive in all areas – including lenders' marketing, financing, and allocation decisions – and more people can fulfill the American Dream of homeownership.” Real estate ownership and investment have become a major political, economic, and social problem. End users and strategic collaborators will scan markets nationwide for real estate-centric data points and build intuitive nodes using ICONYCS' socio-economic analytics platform with powerful Microsoft BI reporting functionality. Gary Walter, CEO of Infutor, said, "It's immensely satisfying to collaborate with organizations like ICONYCS who are trying to disrupt markets and increase access to housing inventory for more Americans." “We are honored to be ICONYCS' data partner as they seek to help their clients better understand and access complex socioeconomic housing shifts. Infutor gathers deterministic, authoritative, and permissible data from a variety of sources, including phone data, deed and property information subscription systems, and a variety of other privacy and security-compliant sources. Infutor combines these records into a single identification graph that distinguishes individuals and links them to first-party data. As a result, you'll have a list of unique individual residential backgrounds as well as demographic information. Snowflake's Data Marketplace has the Infutor and ICONYCS data sets. About ICONYCS Residential real estate business priorities are core drivers of political, fiscal, and socially challenging issues, and ICONYCS provides a strategic suite of tools and solutions to market interests in residential real estate. A Socio-Economic Home Ownership analytic system has been designed, developed, and marketed by ICONYCS to end-users and strategic partners. Market analysts, strategic managers, lenders, insurers, economists, the news media, government, and other public and private users will now be able to search nationwide markets down to the state, county, community, neighborhood, and property level, identifying Real estate centric data points and creating intuitive nodes. About Infutor Infutor is a leader in consumer identity management and resolution based on data. The company's sole focus is on allowing brands to have instant access to the most complete and precise information about their customers, right where they need it, so they can make better marketing and risk mitigation decisions. Infutor has been elected to the Inc. 5000 list and named a Best Place to Work by Crain's Chicago and Built-In Chicago in the past year. Infutor is a privately owned firm established in 2003 with Norwest Venture Partners as a strategic investor. The headquarters of Infutor is in Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois.

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