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Real Estate Management & Development Real Estate Services

  • Rental housing has been a concern in many cities in Texas and Florida after hurricanes Harvey and Irma flooded tens of thousands of homes. Texas renters have complained of difficulties getting out of leases on damaged properties, short timelines for evictions, and trouble finding affordable rentals because landlords have a glut of tenants to choose from.

  • Republican lawmakers from high-tax states such as New York, California and New Jersey, along with labor unions and business groups like Realtors, are pressing the Trump administration to reconsider plans to eliminate the deduction. With Republicans splintered, the future of the $6 trillion tax overhaul plan is threatened by GOP defections, even as the...

  • Republican lawmakers from high-tax states such as New York, California and New Jersey, labor unions and business groups like Realtors are pressing the Trump administration to reconsider plans to eliminate the deduction, wary of the financial pinch their constituents could feel. With Republicans splintered, the future of the $6 trillion plan is threatened...

  • HONOLULU— A series of seminars aimed at teaching Hawaii residents how to capitalize on the Airbnb vacation rental craze has stirred protests from those opposing the industry. Fliers advertising three, 90- minute seminars called "Make Money With Airbnb" recently went out to thousands of Oahu homes, the Honolulu Star-Advertiser reported Tuesday.

  • SCRANTON, Pa.— A former real estate agent is heading to prison after accepting hundreds of thousands of dollars from home buyers in Pennsylvania for properties he wasn't authorized to sell. Ignacio Beato pleaded guilty in May to a felony count of wire fraud conspiracy. Authorities say he never had the deeds on the Hazleton properties.

  • Ben Chubb, left, and roommate Randy Rios.

    Tax deductions and rent from roommates can make purchasing a financial win.

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 27- Contracts to buy previously owned homes fell more than expected in August to their lowest level in about 1-1/ 2 years as the housing market continues to be sapped by a shortage of inventory that is also pushing up home prices. The National Association of Realtors said on Wednesday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed last...

  • Buying the right retirement home

    Ready to trade your 4-level colonial for a nice single level on the beach? Here’s some tips on how to land the retirement city that best suits you!

  • COPENHAGEN, Sept 7- Danish pension fund ATP has decided to enter the rental housing market with a 600 million Danish crowns building project in Copenhagen, it said on Thursday. "It's a long-term investment where we can see some clear benefits and possibilities for good, long-term yields," property investments chief Michael Nielsen said in a statement.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 31- Contracts to buy previously owned homes unexpectedly fell in July, the fourth decrease in five months as the housing market continues to struggle with a shortage of properties coming up for sale. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed last month, declined 0.8 percent to a...

  • Khosrowshahi's departure would come at a crucial time for Expedia, which spent much of 2016 integrating its acquisitions of rival Orbitz Worldwide Inc and vacation rental site HomeAway Inc, J.P. During Khosrowshahi's 12- year tenure, Expedia's share price has increased eight times, while its market capitalization has expanded by $18 billion, RBC Capital...

  • OTTAWA, Aug 25- The sharp reversal in Toronto's home prices has thrown Canada's biggest property market into chaos, with scores of buyers suddenly short of money and desperate to get out of deals that looked good just a few months ago. "The big issue is with financing," said John Pasalis, president of the Realosophy real estate brokerage in Toronto.

  • OTTAWA, Aug 25- The sharp reversal in Toronto's home prices has thrown Canada's biggest property market into chaos, with scores of buyers suddenly short of money and desperate to get out of deals that looked good just a few months ago. "The big issue is with financing," said John Pasalis, president of the Realosophy real estate brokerage in Toronto.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in July to their lowest monthly level of the year due to a lack of properties for sale, which also continued to push up prices. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales fell 1.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.44 million units last month.

  • WASHINGTON, Aug 24- U.S. home resales unexpectedly fell in July to their lowest monthly level of the year due to a lack of properties for sale, which also continued to push up prices. The National Association of Realtors said on Thursday existing home sales fell 1.3 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.44 million units last month.

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  • WASHINGTON, Aug 14- With U.S. Congress members focused during their August recess on finding ways to lower the corporate tax rate, industry groups and other sectors of society are gearing up to fight proposed changes to the personal income tax. The National Association of Realtors issued an "August Recess Talking Points" circular imploring members to remind...

  • OTTAWA, Aug 1- Canada's long housing boom has drawn thousands into the sector, from realtors and home stagers to construction workers, and a looming slowdown threatens to trigger an exodus that could wipe out many of those jobs and force the economy to shift down. "To a lot of people, it is a get-rich-quick scheme," Toronto realtor David Fleming said about the real...

  • OTTAWA, Aug 1- Canada's long housing boom has drawn thousands into the sector, from realtors and home stagers to construction workers, and a looming slowdown threatens to trigger an exodus that could wipe out many of those jobs and force the economy to shift down. "To a lot of people, it is a get-rich-quick scheme," Toronto realtor David Fleming said about the real...

  • WASHINGTON, July 31- Contracts to buy previously owned U.S. homes rebounded in June after three straight monthly declines, but the housing market remained constrained by a shortage of properties available for sale. The National Association of Realtors said its Pending Home Sales Index, based on contracts signed last month, jumped 1.5 percent, more than double...