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Divided city council approves expansion of Jefferson Park marijuana dispensary

A divided city council agreed on Wednesday to let a medical marijuana company expand its Jefferson Park dispensary over strong objections from African-American aldermen who wanted to delay it to make their case for fairness in cannabis. Before the 31:19 vote, Ald. Jason Ervin (28th), chairman of City Council’s Black Caucus, argued that the unwritten […]

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Believe it or not, Denver metro house prices are rising in line with US as a whole, federal index shows – The Denver Post

Buyers trying to navigate the Denver subway housing market this year can’t be blamed for feeling like they’re trying to hitchhike on a high-speed freight train. The median price of a single-family home sold on the Denver metro has risen 23.2% year over year in April and 15.5% in the first trimester, according to the […]

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Better Homes And Gardens® Real Estate Crosses the ‘Last Frontier’ with Alaska Dream Makers Affiliate

Through: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC | 0 Shares 20 readings Wasilla family business ready to grow May 26, 2021 // Franchising.com // MADISON, NJ – Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate LLC today announced that Alaska Dream Makers, based in Wasilla, Alaska, has affiliated with the BHGRE® brand to become Better Homes […]

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Why Engaging in the Reverse Mortgage Legislative Process is Essential

Naturally, much of the discussion about the state of the reverse mortgage industry comes down to the current political climate within the federal government: the United States Senate, the United States House of Representatives, and the political priorities of the United States. President of the White House and those designated to lead housing issues at […]

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Five ways to spot a stock market bubble

Bubbles seem to be bursting everywhere these days, as historically low interest rates and unprecedented stimulus measures drive asset prices to skyrocketing highs. There is a growing call for potential bubbles, including Bitcoin, American tech, Tesla, GameStop, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) and, arguably, house prices. There is nothing new in this. History is full of bubbles, […]

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Real Estate Crowdfunding Platform Groundfloor is the most funded FinTech offer by SeedInvest

Ground floor, a real estate crowdfunding platform, is being raise equity on SeedInvest at present. According to a recent email distributed to SeedInvest, the offer is now the most funded Fintech offer ever listed on the crowdfunding platform. The email indicates that Groundfloor is “the most funded FinTech company in the history of SeedInvest” and […]

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Robert Shiller sees the ‘Wild West’ in housing, stocks and crypto markets

Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller fears a bubble may form in some of the hottest professions on the market. He is particularly concerned with housing, stocks and cryptocurrencies, where he sees a “wild west” mentality among investors. “I didn’t do it in print. I said it,” the Yale University professor told CNBC’s “Trading Nation” Friday. […]

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House prices in Plymouth rise faster than in London as property ‘gold rush’ grips Cornwall

Amid a nationwide housing crisis, prices in Plymouth have climbed several thousand pounds since the start of the pandemic. Since realtors resumed operations, shortly after the first Covid lockdown, the real estate market across the country has sought the moon. Low interest rates, 95 percent mortgages, the recent stamp duty holiday and the exodus from […]

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The softer side of Biden’s infrastructure plan

President Biden recently announced infrastructure proposal calls for a massive and unprecedented investment to connect all Americans to the internet, which has led some digital equity experts to call him a potential game changer for their work. Nicknamed the American employment planThe White House verbiage for the proposal lists broadband broadband alongside essential utilities, noting […]

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Mohawk land defenders protest at residential real estate development in Oka

The last chapter of a very long argument was written on Saturday northwest of Montreal. A very noisy protest began in the Mohawk territory of Kanesatake and ended with residential real estate development in Oka, where traditional Mohawks called on authorities to force a developer to stop building on land they claim their belonged. Mohawk […]

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Real estate: property price growth ‘already halted’ in Whangārei as investors cool down

The government’s planned halt to house price growth is already being felt in provincial centers like Whangārei, as investor interest wanes, real estate experts say. The Treasury predicts that annual house price growth will peak at 17.3% in the June 2021 quarter and decline to 0.9% by the June 2022 quarter, as part of its […]

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Appreciation for a luxurious home in Liberty Hill

Although legally a two-unit apartment building, 250-252 Cumberland Street was redeveloped into an upscale 4,000-square-foot home in Liberty Hill in 2014 and sold for $ 6 million in October. Located half a block above Dolores Park, the five-bedroom house now features an open ground floor, with ‘timeless design and lavish finishes’, ‘professional kitchen’, small nook. […]

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Then and Now: Gwen Holloway Finds Success in Real Estate

Editor’s Note: The following story appeared in the May 10 issue of the Northwest Arkansas Business Journal. “Then & Now” is the profile of a former member of the Forty Under 40 class of The Business Journal. ———————– Gwen Holloway recently made the transition to a career in real estate after spending over 20 years […]

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White House slashes infrastructure plan to $ 1.7 trillion in new Republicans offer

Topline The Biden administration has reduced the size of its infrastructure proposal to $ 1.7 trillion from $ 2.25 trillion, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday as part of an effort to reach a bipartisan deal with Republicans on one of President Biden’s top legislative priorities – but it’s still about […]

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Weekly outlook: annual results from SSE, British Land and Johnson Matthey

Monday May 24 -Belgian Synthetic Curve Business Confidence Indicator Tuesday 25 May -Annual results of AVEVA, Shaftesbury, Speedy Hire and Electrocomponents -Avon Rubber first half results -Monthly UK government borrowing figures -Ifo business confidence survey in Germany -U.S. Case-Shiller House Price Index -New American houses start data -Conference Board Reading of US Consumer Confidence -In […]

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NYC Brokerage, Algocap.io – First to accept crypto in real estate transactions

NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 21, 2021 /AlgoCap Real Estate (algocap.io) is the first full-service real estate brokerage in New York City to facilitate real estate transactions using digital assets, including Elon Musk’s ‘favorite’ DodgeCoin. With the growing profile of cryptocurrency and many newly created crypto millionaires, the ability to structure crypto transactions […]

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Reading property: House prices in Berkshire soar during pandemic – here’s where the biggest increases are

While we have been locked in our homes, their prices have skyrocketed. Berkshire homes are now worth up to £ 37,000 more than at the start of the pandemic. For owners, this is one of the few bright spots to take from a nightmarish year dominated by the coronavirus. But for first-time buyers, stepping up […]

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GAVI signs COVID-19 vaccine supply agreement with J&J

Bloomberg China’s shadow debt scrutiny bites developers like Evergrande (Bloomberg) – A tightening in the use of secret finance by Chinese developers threatens to dampen the growth of the world’s second-largest economy. For years, Chinese real estate developers have tapped into obscure capital pools to finance their projects. Now government control is curbing this system, […]

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New skin care clinic, real estate company moves in, cheap flights and more

New Skin Care Clinic: A new medical aesthetic clinic, Sonoma MD Aesthetics and Wellness, formerly known as Derma IPL Therapeutics, has opened in Sonoma. Led by Dr Kyle Holmes and Gina Knudsen, the clinic offers laser phototherapy treatments, vampire facials, hair restoration, plasma pen / fibroblasting, IV therapy, botox and more. Holmes is a board […]

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Jills Zeder Group Sells $ 1 Billion in Southeast Florida Real Estate in Just Over Four Months of 2021, Breaking Their Own Record

MIAMI, May 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Production $ 1 billion* sales in four months and 11 days (from January 1 to May 11, 2021), The Jills Zeder group not only breaks industry records, but also its own records. After being one of the first real estate teams in the country to overtake $ […]

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House prices still below pre-financial crash highs in much of Britain

Despite a booming property market and house prices currently hitting an ‘all-time high’, they still haven’t peaked before the financial crash in all but three parts of the UK, though the inflation is factored in, new data shows. Research from Warwick Estates highlights land register data which shows average house prices in Britain currently stand […]

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Capital calls: the awkward poker face of Powell

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell testifies before the Senate Banking Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, December 1, 2020. Susan Walsh / Pool via REUTERS Concise information on global finance. ———————————————– POKER FACE. US Federal Reserve boss Jerome Powell keeps his cards handy. The central bank Wednesday maintained status quo on interest rates and […]

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The Taper Next Door: Bank of Canada cuts bond purchases by 25%. Total assets decrease by 13%. Rate hikes progress, possibly in July 2022

The madness of housing is at the center of concerns. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. The Bank of Canada, which already owns over 40% of all outstanding Government of Canada (GC) bonds – compared to the Fed, which holds less than 18% of all outstanding US Treasury securities – announced today that it would […]

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Legislation Aims to Fix Stalled Fairness Efforts in Illinois Cannabis Industry | Chicago News

Recreational marijuana has been legal in Illinois since January 2020, and sales have skyrocketed. March saw the state’s highest cannabis sales to date. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation reported sales topped $ 100 million (cannabis users in and out of state spent $ 109,149,355.98 on greenbacks for the drug. green leaf). But […]

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NAI Horizon’s Church Realty Solutions Practice Connects Real Estate to Ministry

A collaborative effort of experience, tenacity and creativity played a role Horizon NAIChurch Realty Solutions has negotiated three agreements totaling $ 3.8 million, “linking real estate to the ministry.” NAI Horizon Senior Vice President Thomas Smith helps churches acquire new buildings, lease some or all of their existing facilities, reuse buildings to house places of […]

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Do you want to develop in real estate? This is how two designers did it

Real estate and home design occupy the adjacent realms, but the crossover seems rare – or at least hidden from view. Particularly in the high-end design, those that straddle the two fields seem to pull it back behind the curtain. “It sounds like that secret roadmap or something,” says Raleigh, a North Carolina-based designer. Heather […]

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Transactly, a real estate transaction processing and coordination company, acquires SoMo Transactions | New

ST. CHARLES, Mo., April 20, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Transactly, Real Estate Transaction Processing and Coordination Company, Acquires SoMo Transactions Based Transaction Coordination Company Flagler Beach, Florida to expand its already nationwide, technology-based transaction coordinator footprint. At February 26, 2021, Transactly reached an agreement and SoMo began continuous integration. Transactly simplifies the buying and […]

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Budget 2021 will not solve the affordability of real estate in Canada

the Budget 2021 won’t make Canadian real estate more affordable for homebuyers, but consumers have dodged a political ‘bullet’ after much speculation about changes to the capital gains tax exemption or other measures aimed at cooling the booming Canadian housing market. The federal government has introduced the following budget items related to housing: $ 2.5 […]

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How good is your real estate or mortgage CRM software?

Over the past year, among the many challenges and difficulties brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, the real estate and mortgage sectors have seen a wave of success with low interest rates, refinancing opportunities, etc. More recently, the buzz has surrounded bidding wars over extremely low inventory, buying refinancing, and fluctuating mortgage rates. However, I […]

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Olive Tree Launches Tech Debt Marketplace to Streamline Commercial Real Estate Lending

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE) –TrueRate, a debt investment marketplace that optimizes the commercial real estate lending experience by creating true real-time markets, today announced its public launch. With a number of major lenders in the United States as partners on the platform, TrueRate creates active, independent asset class markets for bridge loans, agency loans and other […]

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American Mortgage Network makes a first purchase to develop its real estate portfolio | New

SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2021 / PRNewswire-PRWeb / – Mortgage banker American Mortgage Network (AmNet), a 100% employee-owned company (ESOP), has acquired its first property to expand its real estate portfolio for employee retirement. The company acquired two 1800 square foot homes on the same land near downtown Phoenix. He plans to identify more assets […]

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Warren Equity announces the acquisition of Magnolia River

DECATUR, Ala – (BUSINESS WIRE) – Warren Equity Partners, a lower middle market private equity fund, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Magnolia River International, Inc. (“Magnolia River” or the “Company”). Magnolia River, based in Decatur, AL, is a leading provider of inspection, engineering, design and Geographic Information System (GIS) services for gas distribution […]

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Biden administration officials: vaccine fairness takes work

Distributing the coronavirus vaccine to community health centers has been “essential” to the Biden administration’s goal of immunizing Americans while maintaining racial equity, said Cameron Webb, senior White House policy adviser for COVID-19 fairness at an Axios event on Tuesday. What they say: Webb said the administration is committed to getting everyone vaccinated, but “there’s […]

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Who benefits from the government to boost the housing market?

On Monday April 19, the government launched a new mortgage guarantee scheme, which was announced in this year’s budget, to encourage lenders to offer mortgages to buyers with deposits covering as little as 5 percent of the property’s value. Under the plan, the government will compensate banks and building societies if homes purchased with these […]