Impact of the US Housing Crisis on the Racial Wealth Gap Across Generations

June 15, 2015

The causes and consequences of the subprime boom, housing market collapse, and financial crisis hold tremendous significance for policymakers and activists seeking to ensure a strong and fair economy. Coming out of the Great Recession, one of the most pressing economic problems is the widening racial wealth gap. In the lead-up to the financial crisis, economic opportunity remaineddeeply unequal across racial lines, but economic trends suggested that America was on a pathtoward narrowing the yawning wealth disparities between white and black families.

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An update on US tax reform and potential implications for the real estate industry

whitePaper | January 30, 2017

On 3 January 2017, the 115th Congress was sworn in, which capped a surprising sweep by Republicans of the House, Senate and White House. Before, during and following the campaigns, President Trump, House Speaker Ryan and Senate Majority Leader McConnell each signaled that comprehensive tax reform was a high priority. This unanimity of purpose among Republicans coupled, now, with their ability to drive the legislative agenda dramatically elevates the prospects for broad-based tax reform. At this point, the overall process for tax reform in 2017 has not taken shape nor has any detailed legislative proposal been made public

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Customer Case Studies

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Post Properties, Inc. based out of Atlanta, GA is the preeminent developer and operator of upscale multi-family apartmentcommunities in the Southeastern and Southwestern United States. With over 2,000 employees nationwide, Post Properties.

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At Home in Spokane Buyer’s Package

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I was born and raised in Spokane and graduated from Eastern Washington University. After obtaining my Masters in Secondary Education Administration, before launching my career in Real Estate in 2005, I spent several years on the West side of the state as a middle school vice principal.

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Real estate 2020: Footprint for the future

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If 2016 was a year of announcement of legislative reforms, 2017 has been the year of implementation. In the last few months, the real estate sector has seen two major reforms come into force – the Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA) and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). The journey of moving towards a single tax system has not been particularly smooth. Issues regarding its structure, tax bracket and subventions for states that may face revenue losses, surfaced. While a landmark tax such as the GST is expected to have far-reaching implications for sectors across the economy, its impact on real estate as a whole is likely to be a mixed bag.

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Cyber and Data Security Risks and the Real Estate Industry

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The risks associated with data security and cyber breaches continue to grow, impacting a variety of industries worldwide.

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German commercial real estate consultancy: Insight for international corporate clients

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This topical report will provide international corporate clients with an overview of commercial real estate practices in Germany and outline how to choose the best service line when seeking to secure commercial space. Commercial real estate (CRE) lease ansactions in Germany are traditionally executed with a single epresentative acting on behalf of both parties to negotiate a mutually acceptable deal. It is customary nowadays for the landlord to pay the broker. This practice was different historically when heightened demand in many German submarkets drove vacancyrates to historic lows.

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