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Real Estate in the News 1/9/2013

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Check these posts: Upturn in Florida real estate gets thumbs up from J.P. Morgan strategist - Tampa Bay Business Journal on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Upturn in Florida real estate gets thumbs up from J.P. Morgan strategist
Tampa Bay Business Journal
While Florida was hit harder than the rest of the nation in the downturn, "there's clear evidence on the ground that real estate is turning slowly," he said in an interview with the Tampa Bay Business Journal, citing a 50 percent increase in building ...

 

Mistakes When Purchasing Real Estate Abroad - U.S. News & World Report (blog) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Mistakes When Purchasing Real Estate Abroad
U.S. News & World Report (blog)
He's opened a real estate agency--"Gringo Realty." If you're interested, he could show you around a little in the morning and take you on a tour of the island. There's so much to see, and it's all so beautiful. By the end of the evening, you've agreed ...

 

Alabama Commercial Real Estate Conference (ACREcon), Set for February 1st - al.com (blog) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Alabama Commercial Real Estate Conference (ACREcon), Set for February 1st
al.com (blog)
In these roles, he briefed Chairman Bernanke, the Board of Governors, Federal Reserve District bank presidents and real estate industry groups on market conditions and burgeoning issues during the 2008-2009 financial crisis. Conway's work at the ...
Genesis Capital: Does The Pessimistic Minnesota Commercial Real Estate ...Daily Markets (press release)

 

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Northbrook firm to handle Hostess' real estate, equipment sale - Chicago Tribune on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Northbrook firm to handle Hostess' real estate, equipment sale
Chicago Tribune
Four Hilco units will work on the Hostess assignment: Hilco Real Estate LLC, Hilco Industrial LLC, Hilco Streambank and Hilco Asset Protection LLC, which has been hired to provide security services at Hostess bakeries nationwide until the sale is done.
Hostess Hires Hilco to Serve as Its Agent for the Integrated Disposition of ...MarketWatch (press release)

 

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Real Estate Web Searches Climb 253% in Four Years as 90% of Homebuyers... - Mortgage News Daily on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:


World Property Channel
Real Estate Web Searches Climb 253% in Four Years as 90% of Homebuyers...
Mortgage News Daily
Google and the National Association of Realtors® recently completed a joint study on how and how much prospective buyers use the various digital options, publishing the results in The Digital House Hunt: Consumer and Market Trends in Real Estate.
'FHA,' 'Home Loan' Lead Spike in Google Real Estate-Related Searches, NAR ...AOL Real Estate (blog)
Online Real Estate 'Search' on Google Has Spiked 243% in Recent YearsWorld Property Channel
Housing related searches on Google grew 253% over past 4 yearsAGBeat

 

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Ask Adam: Predictions for Arlington Real Estate in 2013 - ARL now on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Ask Adam: Predictions for Arlington Real Estate in 2013
ARL now
This periodic sponsored Q&A column is written by Adam Gallegos of Arlington-based real estate firm Arbour Realty, voted one of Arlington Magazine's Best Realtors of 2013. Please submit follow-up questions in the comments section or via email. Question: ...

 

Marin homeowners, homebuyers benefit from extended real estate tax breaks - Marin Independent-Journal on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Marin homeowners, homebuyers benefit from extended real estate tax breaks
Marin Independent-Journal
Congress also extended other real estate deductions and exclusions -- good news for the Marin real estate industry, homeowners and home buyers. "Without the mortgage interest deduction, we would be paying $500 or $600 more a month on our mortgage ...

 

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Touting the toilet a new trend in real estate ads - ConsumerReports.org (blog) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Touting the toilet a new trend in real estate ads
ConsumerReports.org (blog)
With the real estate market heating up again, sellers are getting more creative about describing their homes in ways that make them stand out in the online classifieds. Typically, the ads brag about views, closets and kitchens, but now some homeowners ...

 

Real estate lawyer Shawn Yesner opens new firm - Tampa Bay Business Journal on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Real estate lawyer Shawn Yesner opens new firm
Tampa Bay Business Journal
Shawn Yesner, an experienced Tampa Bay area real estate lawyer, has opened Yesner Law PL, his own firm. He was formerly the founding partner of Yesner & Boss law firm, which was founded in 2007. That firm, which grew to nearly 10 lawyers and four ...
Top Tampa Bay Real Estate Attorney Opens Firm Focused on Real Estate LawMarketWatch (press release)

 

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Hopedale real estate broker surrenders license - Milford Daily News on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Hopedale real estate broker surrenders license
Milford Daily News
A Hopedale real estate broker has surrendered her license in response to allegations that include commingling funds and failing to property secure escrow funds, according to a press release from the Division of Professional Licensure. Joanne E. Woods ...

 

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Year starts with real estate heat - OCRegister on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Year starts with real estate heat
OCRegister
... draws previously reluctant sellers to list their home and look for a new one." It will take the rest of the winter - if not, the prime spring home shopping season - to tell if real estate's heat is more about tight inventory ... or a true sign of ...

 

Real Estate > Housing recovery officially in full swing data suggests - AOL Real Estate (blog) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Real Estate > Housing recovery officially in full swing data suggests
AOL Real Estate (blog)
1, 2013, according to new data from Veros Real Estate Solutions. In all, it's believed that these regions will see a total 1.2 percent increase in prices during that time, led by a massive improvement for the area around Phoenix, Mesa, and Scottsdale ...

 

Cartavi CEO to Speak at Opening Session of Leading Real Estate Tech ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Cartavi CEO to Speak at Opening Session of Leading Real Estate Tech ...
San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
Glenn Shimkus, CEO of Cartavi, the leading provider of document management solutions for mobile real estate professionals, will be participating in the opening session for Inman News' Real Estate Connect NYC 2013. Naperville, IL (PRWEB) January 08, ...

 

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SuperValu's Hidden Real Estate Value - Seeking Alpha on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

SuperValu's Hidden Real Estate Value
Seeking Alpha
Looking at its real estate portfolio -- in a back of the envelope calculation, the average lease rate for the 38.4 million square feet leased by SuperValu is somewhere around $7.50 per square foot -- based on capital structure and the most recent cash ...

 

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Real Estate Is Far From a Free Market, Report Says - Wall Street Journal (blog) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:


The Atlantic Cities
Real Estate Is Far From a Free Market, Report Says
Wall Street Journal (blog)
The federal government spends about $450 billion a year on real estate, a sum that includes direct spending, loan guarantees and tax breaks like the mortgage-interest deduction, according to a report released today by Smart Growth America, an ...
How the Federal Government Dramatically Skews the U.S. Real Estate MarketThe Atlantic Cities

 

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Real Estate Expert Robert Cohen: Beverly Hills is Back - LA Magazine (blog) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Real Estate Expert Robert Cohen: Beverly Hills is Back
LA Magazine (blog)
Real Estate Expert Robert Cohen: Beverly Hills is Back. Over a pot of chamomile tea at The Little Door in West Hollywood, real estate broker Robert Cohen--the man responsible for bringing Topshop to the Grove--convinced us Beverly Hills is back in ...

 

REAL ESTATE: Lifeline to revive mortgage-debt tax relief at state level - Press-Enterprise (blog) on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

REAL ESTATE: Lifeline to revive mortgage-debt tax relief at state level
Press-Enterprise (blog)
It could provide tens of thousands of California homeowners the vital financial relief they need at the state and federal tax level to make important personal financial decisions about real estate transactions, Faught said. Upon passage of S.B. 30, the ...

 

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REAL ESTATE: Warehouse market on the rebound - Press-Enterprise on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:


Press-Enterprise
REAL ESTATE: Warehouse market on the rebound
Press-Enterprise
Rick John, president of the Ontario office of Daum Commercial Real Estate, said his office tracked 72 deals for Inland-area buildings 100,000 square feet or larger, either leased or sold, to users in 2012, compared to 62 in 2011. "We're seeing some ...

 

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To Canadian Funds, US Real Estate Looks Ripe - Wall Street Journal on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:


Wall Street Journal
To Canadian Funds, US Real Estate Looks Ripe
Wall Street Journal
Ivanhoe Cambridge, the real-estate investor for Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, in May said it was investing $300 million to build a 45-story office tower in the West Loop of downtown Chicago. When completed, the 900,000-square-foot project ...
New York State Common seeks bids for real estate consultantPensions & Investments
AXA Real Estate Launches Long Lease Property Fund in the UKRealtyBizNews
Financial considerations for snowbirdsWinnipeg Free Press

 

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Real Estate Company Planning Changes For PPG Place - CBS Local on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:


CBS Local
Real Estate Company Planning Changes For PPG Place
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- One year ago, PPG Place was purchased by a North Carolina-based real estate company. Now that company, Highwoods Properties, is planning some changes, especially near Market Square. The iconic glass structures of PPG ...

 

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REAL ESTATE: Company move means 125 jobs in Riverside - Press-Enterprise on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

REAL ESTATE: Company move means 125 jobs in Riverside
Press-Enterprise
World Kitchen, a housewares company with big-name brands like CorningWare, Pyrex, ECKO and Revere in its portfolio, has signed a lease to occupy industrial space in Riverside and expand its logistics network on the West Coast. The company's new ...

 

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Day laborer sought after Houston real estate investor's homicide - KHOU on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Day laborer sought after Houston real estate investor's homicide
KHOU
HOUSTON -- A Clear Lake-area father was found beaten to death, and homicide investigators believe this may have something to do with someone the victim hired to do home repairs. Family members describe Al Dehghani as a real estate investor. He was ...

 

Real estate market good to Lebanon School District - The Union Leader on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Real estate market good to Lebanon School District
The Union Leader
In fall 2011, the school board's Real Estate Committee placed School Street School, Sacred Heart Public School, and the district's central office on the market. Just before the end of the year the SAU announced it had closed on a deal to sell School ...

 

Real estate profile, Jan. 8, 2013 - Seattle Post Intelligencer on Jan 8, 2013 at Real Estate:

Real estate profile, Jan. 8, 2013
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Photo: Courtesy Leslie Fox/Windermere Real Estate / SL. Next comes 5916 37th Ave. S.W. The 2,860-square-foot Cape Cod-style... Entry of 5916 37th Ave. S.W. The 2,860-square-foot Cape Cod-style house, built in 1944, has four bedrooms, 1.75 bathrooms, ...

 

Real Estate Research Firm Ranks Vernon in its Top 100 Safest Municipalities - Patch.com on Jan 9, 2013 at Real Estate:

Real Estate Research Firm Ranks Vernon in its Top 100 Safest Municipalities
Patch.com
On its Web site, Neighborhood Scout says its research reveals the 100 safest cities in America with 25,000 or more people, based on the total number of property and violent crimes per 1,000 residents. Crimes include burglary, larceny-theft, motor ...

 

Real Estate Regulation Bill likely in Budget session - Economic Times on Jan 9, 2013 at Real Estate:


Economic Times
Real Estate Regulation Bill likely in Budget session
Economic Times
The Minister said the Real Estate Regulation Bill aims to establish a regulatory authority for enforcing fair practice and accountability norms and fast track dispute resolution mechanism in real estate transactions. "Inter-ministerial consultation are ...

 

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Virgin Money sets minimum loan size of £300k for interest-only - Money Marketing on Jan 8, 2013 at Mortgage News:

Virgin Money sets minimum loan size of £300k for interest-only
Money Marketing
Existing Virgin Money customers who want to port their mortgage to a new property, or who want to remortgage to a new Virgin Money product, are able to do so on their existing interest-only arrangements providing there are no material changes to the ...

 

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Wells Fargo 4th-Quarter Net Interest Margin Under Scrutiny - Fox Business on Jan 8, 2013 at Mortgage News:


Press Blue
Wells Fargo 4th-Quarter Net Interest Margin Under Scrutiny
Fox Business
Earning a return on securities investments has been so challenging that Wells Fargo decided last quarter to keep $9.8 billion of mortgages on its book that it would usually sell to Fannie Mae (FNMA) or Freddie Mac (FMCC). The decision to keep mortgages ...
Mortgage Interest Rates at Wells Fargo TodayPress Blue

 

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Virgin is latest lender to shy away from interest-only mortgages - Telegraph.co.uk on Jan 9, 2013 at Mortgage News:


Telegraph.co.uk
Virgin is latest lender to shy away from interest-only mortgages
Telegraph.co.uk
Nearly 4 million households have interest-only mortgages, making up 36pc of all home loans, according to a report submitted to Parliament last year by the Financial Services Authority. These borrowers have seen the availability of deals decline sharply ...

 

U.S. Mortgage Applications Down 2.6% in Week - 4-traders on Jan 9, 2013 at Mortgage News:


CNBC.com
U.S. Mortgage Applications Down 2.6% in Week
4-traders
U.S. Mortgage Applications Down 2.6% in Week. 01/09/2013| 07:36am US/Eastern. The total number of mortgage applications filed in the U.S. last week edged down 2.6%, while interest rates mostly rose, the Mortgage Bankers Association said Wednesday.
Mortgage Applications Rebound in Latest Week: SurveyCNBC.com

 

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