Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors

TRENTON, Fla./April 21, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — A man who investigators say killed two sheriff’s deputies in rural north Florida was a mystery figure in the small agricultural community rocked by the shooting. John Hubert Highnote, The post Man who shot 2 deputies in Florida was mystery to neighbors appeared first…

Real Estate IRAs More Coveted as Supply Dwindles Against Demand

ASHEVILLE, N.C./ April 21, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The basic laws of supply and demand still apply in investments of all types. This is clearly evident in the world of real estate, where dwindling supply as The post Real Estate IRAs More Coveted as Supply Dwindles Against Demand appeared first on…

Dems to black activists: Trump is ‘the darkness’

NEW YORK/April 20, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — One after another, the speakers attacked President Trump’s policies as discriminatory, his rhetoric as hateful and his motivations as bigoted. The fiery rhetoric, from nearly a half dozen Democrats The post Dems to black activists: Trump is ‘the darkness’ appeared first on STL.News.

California Voluntary Disclosure Program for Unclaimed Property Proposed

DALLAS/ April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News)  — The state of California charges some of the highest penalties in the country when it comes to unclaimed property that is reported late. The most common examples of such The post California Voluntary Disclosure Program for Unclaimed Property Proposed appeared first on STL.News.

Governor Abbott And HUD Secretary Ben Carson Hold Press Conference On Disaster Recovery

April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Governor Greg Abbott today joined Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson, Senator Ted Cruz, Congressman John Culberson and local officials in Houston, Texas to discuss the $5 billion The post Governor Abbott And HUD Secretary Ben Carson Hold Press Conference On Disaster Recovery…

American IRA Blog Explains Overseas Properties in a Self-Directed IRA

Charlotte, NC/ April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Reporting that many retirement Self-Directed IRA clients look to diversify a portfolio with Self-Directed IRAs, the American IRA blog recently published a guide to overseas properties within a The post American IRA Blog Explains Overseas Properties in a Self-Directed IRA appeared first on…

Do Real Estate IRAs Offer Diversification Against Stock Market Troubles?

ASHEVILLE, N.C./April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — “Diversification” can mean different things to different investors, particularly in relation to the stock market. While some investors view diversification as a strategy for making investments in different types The post Do Real Estate IRAs Offer Diversification Against Stock Market Troubles? appeared first on…

Buyer Demand Remains Strong as ShowingTime Showing Index® Reaches Historic High

CHICAGO/ April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Showing activity across the U.S. increased 5.7 percent in March to reach its highest point in the four years the ShowingTime Showing Index® has documented buyer demand, highlighting how The post Buyer Demand Remains Strong as ShowingTime Showing Index® Reaches Historic High appeared first…

This Morning’s Technical Outlook on REIT Stocks — HCP Inc., Healthcare Realty Trust, Healthcare Trust of America, and Medical Properties Trust

NEW YORK/ April 20, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community. Today we are offering reports on HCP, HR, HTA, and MPW which can be accessed for The post This Morning’s Technical Outlook on REIT Stocks — HCP Inc., Healthcare Realty Trust,…

Large Corporations Are Leading America’s Surge in Solar Deployment

WASHINGTON/April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — America’s top companies are investing in solar in record amounts, according to the Solar Energy Industries Association’s brand new Solar Means Business 2017 report, which tracks on-site commercial solar installations The post Large Corporations Are Leading America’s Surge in Solar Deployment appeared first on STL.News.

PACE MY SPACE Offers New Clean Energy Renovation Program for Florida Homeowners

TAMPA, FLA./APRIL 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Commercial properties in Broward, Dade, Hernando, Hillsborough, and Manatee counties now have new options for financing improvements to meet Green Initiatives. New legislation was approved in early 2018 to The post PACE MY SPACE Offers New Clean Energy Renovation Program for Florida Homeowners appeared…

Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty Earns High Ranking on the REAL Trends 500

SAN FRANCISCO/ April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce national recognition by REAL Trends, the most trusted source of news, analysis and information on the residential brokerage industry The post Golden Gate Sotheby’s International Realty Earns High Ranking on the REAL Trends 500…

JLL awarded Super Star status on the Global Outsourcing 100®

CHICAGO/ April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP®) recognized JLL for sustained excellence and as an All Star Company on its 2018 Global Outsourcing 100® list. Thanks to its leading The post JLL awarded Super Star status on the Global Outsourcing 100® appeared first on…

Fast Commercial Capital – Aggressively Buying Commercial Property

AUSTIN, TEXAS/ APRIL 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Fast Commercial Capital realizes that sometimes it’s better to sell than to recapitalize. While Fast Commercial Capital provides direct funding on “fast close” situations for borrowers, sometimes a The post Fast Commercial Capital – Aggressively Buying Commercial Property appeared first on STL.News.

Summit Contracting Group Ranked #1 Apartment Builder in the Nation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla./April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Summit Contracting Group, Inc. earned national recognition by topping the National Multifamily Housing Council’s (NMHC) 2018 NMHC 50, the annual ranking of the nation’s largest apartment owners, managers, developers, The post Summit Contracting Group Ranked #1 Apartment Builder in the Nation appeared first on…

March Home Prices Up 8.9%, the Biggest Increase in Four Years

 SEATTLE/ April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — (NASDAQ: RDFN) — The median home sale price increased 8.9 percent in March from a year ago, the highest price growth in four years, according to Redfin (www.redfin.com), the The post March Home Prices Up 8.9%, the Biggest Increase in Four Years appeared first…

Mortgage Denial Rates Fall, but Racial Gap Persists: Black Applicants Twice as Likely as Whites to be Denied a Conventional Loan

SEATTLE/ April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Mortgage applications are denied at the lowest rate in the past 20 years, yet a stark divide remains between potential homebuyers of different racial groups. Nationally, the share of The post Mortgage Denial Rates Fall, but Racial Gap Persists: Black Applicants Twice as Likely…

This Morning’s Technical Outlook on REIT Stocks — Ladder Capital, National Retail Properties, New Senior Investment, and PennyMac Mortgage Investment Trust

NEW YORK/April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — WallStEquities.com strives to bring the best free research to the investment community. Today we are offering reports on LADR, NNN, SNR, and PMT which can be accessed for free The post This Morning’s Technical Outlook on REIT Stocks — Ladder Capital, National Retail Properties,…

54 Percent Of U.S. Metros Post Median Home Prices Above Pre-Recession Peaks In Q1 2018

IRVINE, Calif./ April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — ATTOM Data Solutions, curator of the nation’s premier property database, today released its Q1 2018 U.S. Home Sales Report, which shows that median home prices in 57 of The post 54 Percent Of U.S. Metros Post Median Home Prices Above Pre-Recession Peaks In…

Reduced Sales Activity, Rising Home Values Dominated First-Quarter Trends in Metro Chicago Housing Market, RE/MAX Reports

CHICAGO/ April 19, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Home sales in the metropolitan Chicago area continued to lag last year’s levels in March and throughout the first quarter of 2018, extending a trend that began in mid-2017, The post Reduced Sales Activity, Rising Home Values Dominated First-Quarter Trends in Metro Chicago Housing…

Condemned Northern California house sells for $1.23 million

FREMONT, Calif./April 19, 2018 (AP)(STLRealEstate.News) — A condemned Northern California house with holes in the roof and mildew in the pipes sold last month for $1.23 million, a price tag that highlights how a housing The post Condemned Northern California house sells for $1.23 million appeared first on STL.News.

Frigid March Temperatures Fail to Cool Hot Seller’s Market

St. Louis/ April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) – The March 2018 figures for new home listings are in and not surprisingly, the year-overyear figures are down considerably from 2017. For March 2018, 2,632 new listings hit The post Frigid March Temperatures Fail to Cool Hot Seller’s Market appeared first on STL.News.

Renters Warehouse CEO is the Newest Think Realty Coach

KANSAS CITY, Mo./ April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Kevin Ortner, CEO of Renters Warehouse, has been named Think Realty’s newest investing coach. Ortner will be teaching investors through video courses available online at http://www.thinkrealty.com. His The post Renters Warehouse CEO is the Newest Think Realty Coach appeared first on STL.News.

Outlook for Real Estate Industry for Rest of 2018 is Promising, Says Latest ULI Real Estate Economic Forecast; Survey of Economists Suggests Boost from Federal Tax Reform Law

WASHINGTON/ April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — The U.S. real estate industry is, in general, expected to be stronger than previously anticipated through 2018, according to the latest economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) The post Outlook for Real Estate Industry for Rest of 2018 is Promising, Says Latest…

Housing Starts Rise 1.9 Percent on Multifamily Surge

April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Gains in multifamily production pushed overall housing starts up 1.9 percent in March to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.32 million units, according to newly released data from the The post Housing Starts Rise 1.9 Percent on Multifamily Surge appeared first on STL.News.

Can an EU Rule Impact Your Real Estate Business? It Might

April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — What authority does the European Union have over your real estate business? That’s a tricky question, but an E.U. rule that takes effect next month could end up affecting your The post Can an EU Rule Impact Your Real Estate Business? It Might appeared first…

Top Agent Magazine Reaches New Markets Amidst Continued Worldwide Expansion

LOS ANGELES/ April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Top Agent Magazine, the industry’s premier publication for and about real estate professionals, is set to build on its worldwide expansion. Driven by increased demand, the magazine launched The post Top Agent Magazine Reaches New Markets Amidst Continued Worldwide Expansion appeared first on…

NAR, realtor.com® Report Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds in Markets Across U.S.

WASHINGTON/ April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — At the national level, housing affordability is down from a year ago and fewer households can afford the active inventory of homes currently for sale on the market based The post NAR, realtor.com® Report Housing Supply and Affordability Are at Odds in Markets Across…

Ten-X Commercial Launches New Customer Dashboard To Provide Unparalleled Transparency Into Property Activity

IRVINE, Calif. and SILICON VALLEY, Calif./ April 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Ten-X Commercial, the nation’s leading online and only end-to-end transaction platform for commercial real estate, today unveiled a new online dashboard which provides unparalleled The post Ten-X Commercial Launches New Customer Dashboard To Provide Unparalleled Transparency Into Property Activity…

American IRA CEO Asks Who is Ready for a Self-Directed IRA

ASHEVILLE, N.C. /APRIL 18, 2018 (STLRealEstate.News) — Pointing out that a Self-Directed IRA is a “proven way for investors to gain access to alternative asset classes not normally offered by most Wall Street investment companies,” the The post American IRA CEO Asks Who is Ready for a Self-Directed IRA appeared first…