Former Miami Beach commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez faces ethics complaint tied to construction work
Kristen Rosen Gonzalez Former Miami Beach commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez is facing allegations that she lobbied senior city staff to give government work to three construction companies that had previously donated to her campaign, violating the county’s ethics rules. An [...]
National Cheat Sheet: Blackstone Group plans to become a corporation, NAR hit with new antitrust suit … & more
Clockwise from top left: Warner Bros. strikes major deal for its Burbank Studios, more U.S. retail stores have shuttered this year than all of last year, Blackstone Group plans to change its corporate structure effective July 1 and home sellers [...]
Alex D. Zylberglait and the 2500 Building Private equity firm ARC sold a two-story office building next to the future Jackson West Hospital in Doral for $12.05 million. The Miami-based firm sold the 97,476-square-foot 2500 Building at 2500 Northwest 79th [...]
Lyric CEO Andrew Kitchell and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky A hospitality startup that provides short-rentals for professionals has closed on a $160 million funding round led by Airbnb. Lyric, which partners with landlords to provide units in multifamily buildings for [...]
DVG And Phillips Announce The World Biggest Ever Oil Painting Commission With Abstract Artist Gheorghe Virtosu
The world biggest ever oil painting commission LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM, April 19, 2019 /EINPresswire.com/ -- Phillips, DVG Group Corp, and V Art Gallery are delighted to announce the artist selected to create the world biggest ever oil painting. …
Less homeowners are tapping into their home equity (Credit: iStock) American homeowners are doing something surprising: Despite record amounts of home equity available to them — an estimated $1.5 trillion worth — they are tapping into it less via home-equity [...]
The rent index jumped 36% in 13 years (2005-2018) while the typical mortgage payment fell 4%. Without fixed monthly costs, renters spend more on housing.
Starts fell 0.3% from a downwardly revised Feb. reading. Multifamily stayed constant; single-family declined 0.4% but rose 1.5% in the South, which includes Fla.
Census Bureau: Orlando added 60K residents last year and Tampa added 51K. As a percentage of current population, Lakeland and The Villages showed strong growth.
The online lender partnered with Vrbo, an Airbnb competitor. If owners rent rooms or full homes using Vrbo, Quicken will consider that income in a refi decision.
Fla. history: Plots of unseen swampland were sold over and over for more and more money until we "ran out of suckers." And a trio of hurricanes didn't help.
Fla. Realtors data: Active listings inventory up; year-over-year median prices up 1.3% for single-family homes, 4.7% for condo-townhomes. In good news for buyers and sellers, Fed indicates no interest rate hikes for a while, says Chief Economist O'Connor.
… Winston Towers apartment building in Sunny Isles Beach on Thursday, Dec. 7, … more than 80 members the Florida House and sailed through … committee stops in the Florida Senate. But the House chamber … on a hill for.” [...]
Grand Court Lakes (Credit: Google Maps) A company tied to investor Moshe Popack bought the Grand Court Lakes senior living facility near Miami Gardens for $11.5 million. The New York-based Melohn Group sold the 140-unit facility at 280 Sierra Drive [...]
Unit 2601 in the south tower of the St. Regis at 9701 Collins Avenue A Brazilian music and entertainment mogul who manages the career of singer Roberto Carlos bought a penthouse at the St. Regis Bal Harbour, The Real Deal [...]
Former Sears CEO Edward Lampert (Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal) Sears is suing former CEO and current Chairman Edward Lampert, claiming he and other company officials made billions off the failing retailer as it slid into a [...]
Jessica Goldman and Wynwood Walls UPDATED April 18, 3:30 p.m.: When touting Wynwood’s popularity, developers and property owners boast that the trendy arts district is Miami’s most walked neighborhood. Now, there’s quantifiable data to back up those claims, according to [...]
Bank OZK’s George Gleason Bank OZK is showing no signs of curbing its construction lending this year. Little Rock-based Bank OZK, formerly known as Bank of the Ozarks, reported first quarter earnings that beat analysts’ estimates, as it real estate [...]
A mansion in Vancouver (Credit: Getty Images) Ultra luxury mansions in Vancouver are being transformed into college dorms, thanks to a new tax that charges landlords who leave their residential properties vacant. One student, 22-year-old Isaiah Boodhoo, rented a bedroom [...]
Greg West CEO of ZOM Living and a rendering of Luma (Credit: LinkedIn) ZOM Living bought the land and scored a $119 million construction loan to build a 43-story apartment tower at Miami Worldcenter. Records show ZOM bought the property [...]
… Construction Group of South Florida to build the development. … manager. David Lyons, South Florida Sun Sentinel A sales- … Residence (David Lyons, South Florida Sun Sentinel) Coastal built Fort … the Porsche Design Tower in Sunny Isles Beach, [...]
Q: My credit was damaged because of divorce, so my mother helped me buy my house by putting it in her name. I have lived here for 11 years and always paid the bills. I am concerned because she [...]
The week-to-week increase was .05%, and it's still good news for homebuyers. One year ago, the FRM averaged 4.47%.
While not assured, the Florida Legislature appears closer to finalizing property insurance assignment-of-benefits reform this year after failing to do so in previous sessions. The sponsor of a Senate bill says it's now in agreement with the House.
The controversial plan would cancel Clinton-era regulations that allowed illegal immigrants to sign up for assistance without having to disclose their status.
Fla. is 2nd for number of members after Calif. and 33.5% (with Texas) of all Realtors working in 3 states. If the Miami Assoc. was a state, it would be No. 8.
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The scammer offered undocumented residents a scheme to help them buy a home and then absconded with the money they gave her for a downpayment.
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Google has leased four office buildings in a vast north San Jose tech campus where it could employ 3,000 or more, and has bought a trio of old office buildings … Click to Continue »
Is Dallas-Fort Worth becoming a buyers' market? For the last several years, home sellers in North Texas have had the upper hand. But with more properties on the market and … Click to Continue »
Macy Valdez works in Denver but for a long time didn't think she could afford to live here. She earns $38,000 a year as a receptionist at the Saint Joseph … Click to Continue »
Q: A while back, I tried to deed my sister a life estate in my house so she would have a place to live if I die before her. Someone … Click to Continue »
Renovations can make us happier in the places we call home, but some of the most dramatic updates can add real value when it’s time to sell. Since kitchen, deck and other upgrades can represent a significant cost, it’s [...]
The starter home has long served as the steppingstone into homeownership. But lately it's become difficult to tell first-timers from repeat home buyers, according to Zillow. Both groups have similar … Click to Continue »
Blackstone Group CEO Stephen Schwarzman and the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas (Credit: Getty Images and Wikipedia) The Cosmopolitan hotel and casino was one of the biggest failures of the Las Vegas Strip in the last decade. Now, five years after [...]
Keith Kurland and Charles Foschini So much capital investment is flowing into Miami commercial real estate, developers can take advantage of financing options that traditional banks can’t compete with — or offer, according to industry leaders. “Debt funds and institutional [...]
Steven Mnuchin (Credit: Getty Images) The government released its long-awaited and latest set of Opportunity Zone regulations Wednesday, hoping to provide investors who have been on the fence with the clarity needed to begin developing projects in distressed areas nationwide. [...]
The fire that ravaged the more than 850-year-old Notre-Dame Cathedral could put a spotlight on other historic structures around the world, Miami architect Kobi Karp said on Cheddar. “The main concern is what other structures in Paris and in other [...]