REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT, MORTGAGE AND LENDING
Crexi and CCIM Institute | February 10, 2023
The industry's leading commercial real estate (CRE) marketplace, data, and technology platform, Crexi, recently announced a partnership with the CCIM Institute. This partnership will help the CCIM Institute to create a design-only benefit known as the CCIM Property Listing Service. For instant access to thousands of CCIM Designee listings around the country, CCIM Designees can now link their Crexi and CCIM accounts.
This partnership will allow CCIM Designees to subscribe to Crexi's PRO offerings at a discounted annual price. This includes higher rankings in property searches and AI-generated property blasts that reach more qualified buyers with complete contact information. Additionally, the members with a PRO subscription to the platform get complete access to intelligence, sales comps, and research. To this day, Crexi's database has 13 million+ sales in the United States and 153 million property records with ownership contact information.
Crexi is honored to partner with the CCIM Institute continued as the global standard for commercial real estate professionals for more than 55 years, including appraisers, lenders, brokers, developers, asset managers, investors, and other allied professionals. In addition, Crexi continued to be a chosen provider for the National Association of REALTORS (R) (NAR), with experience and gained expertise to provide quality and updated data to professionals who require quick and efficient access.
A robust marketplace and technology platform, Commercial Real Estate Exchange, Inc. (Crexi), is changing how commercial real estate professionals do business by making deals happen faster and giving more people access to properties and industry data. In 2015, the company started a journey to change the commercial real estate (CRE) industry, intending to create a central hub where stakeholders could market, analyze, and trade commercial property from a single source. As a result, it empowers two million+ brokers, buyers, and tenants monthly to explore property values of more than $2 trillion nationwide.
About CCIM Institute
A Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM) is a commercial and investment real estate expert. Its courses and global community deploy ways of commercial real estate investment and tools that boost the pathway between opportunity, a go/no-go decision and success for an asset, according to the instructions by industry leaders. Through its 55 chapters, the organization continues to revolutionize best practices and raise the commercial real estate professional through its core designation program to earn the CCIM Pin. Additionally, CCIM membership includes the industry's leading technology and operational platform.
REAL ESTATE TECHNOLOGY,MORTGAGE AND LENDING
Flueid | January 06, 2023
Flueid, a real estate technology business that uses title data and insights to drive end-to-end transactions, announced an integration with FirstClose, Inc., the leading fintech solutions provider for home equity lenders across the country.
The integration will accelerate home equity lending, reducing transaction times from weeks to five days and supporting a seamless consumer experience.
FirstClose Equity reduces operational touchpoints and improves the borrower experience. The end-to-end platform includes a borrower-facing point-of-sale solution that provides consumers with rapid online feedback on home valuation, available home equity loan possibilities, and credit decisions in minutes. In addition, by combining Flueid's decisioning with FirstClose's data and workflow solutions, lenders can start new loans and close them in five days while lowering costs and making processes more efficient.
FirstClose stated that this integration would optimize its already exceptional customer service. The integration takes advantage of the best parts of both companies' core technologies to make the closing process faster, like other digital transactions.
Flueid stated that the company and FirstClose are pioneers in the home equity loan industry. They can simplify the transaction experience for consumers by including transaction decisions and title data at the outset of a lender's workflow.
Flueid and FirstClose will be showcasing their respective solutions from February 27 to March 1 at ICE Experience 2023.
Flueid is a technology company that aims to make the real estate industry more fluid by fueling transactions with data and insights. The platform combines insurtech, proptech, and fintech. It unlocks data and digitizes real estate transactions for a safe, faster, and on-demand experience.
MARKET OUTLOOK, REAL ESTATE INVESTMENT
The Agency | March 09, 2023
The Agency, a global real estate brokerage company, recently launched a new franchise office in Toronto West. With the new office in Toronto, the company has fourteen offices in Canada and three in Toronto. It joins the brokerage's growing network with the recent launch having more than 75 offices in the US, Mexico, Canada, Europe and the Caribbean. Industry veterans Katia Bailey, Paul Greenberg, and Steve Bailey, as Managing Partners and Matt Lionetti, Managing Director, will run the new office named The Agency Toronto West.
The company has expanded globally throughout the last year, making it one of the fastest-growing luxury boutique brokerages worldwide. The independent brokerages owned by the company are referred to and integrated as genuine global partners. Every Managing Partner, from corporate or independently-owned offices, functions as a unified, genuine global network. The Agency's global partners have access to technology, tools, leadership, marketing, training and public relations in the company's corporate offices. Within the first quarter of the current year, it launches six new offices, including the recent launch of the Toronto West office, with more on the horizon in the coming months.
The Agency's well-known brand has been featured on international television programs like Buying Beverly Hills, which premiered on Netflix on November 4, 2022, along with The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills as well as Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles. The Agency has expanded to more than 70 corporately owned and franchise offices worldwide, making it one of the world's fastest-growing luxury boutique brokerages. Additionally, The Agency was recently ranked 21st on the RealTrends 500 list for 2022 and led the top 50 firms in average sales price by sides at $2.5 million. Additionally, the Agency was named Inman's Luxury Brokerage of the Year in 2022.
About The Agency
The Agency is a global brokerage real estate company with agent-first, tech-driven boutique luxury representing clients worldwide in various classes, including residential, new development, resort real estate, luxury leasing and vacation rentals. The Agency adopts a collaborative business strategy, departing from the traditional brokerage model and fostering a culture of partnership in which all clients and listings are represented in a collaborative setting. The shared resources and networks of the entire global team benefit the agents and clients. It has closed over $57 billion in real estate transactions since 2011, including 70 offices in 10 countries, with its headquarters in Beverly Hills, California.