Famed architect César Pelli buys luxury San Remo home for $17.5M



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The legendary Argentinean architect César Pelli has just snapped up a luxuy $17.5 million San Remo apartment, according to reports.

Survey says Real estate remains top investment choice for Americans



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Real estate is Americans’ preferred investment for money not needed for at least a decade, according to a new survey paid for by personal financial information publisher Bankrate Inc

The Midwest is a hot-spot for real estate investment, experts say



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The Midwest region remains ripe for real estate investment, with experts describing the area as a “hot-spot” for investors right now

Rent-to-own programs gain in popularity among consumers



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The rent-to-own a home concept is making a stunning comeback as Wall Street financial firms look to capitalize on the growing number of consumers who’s credit scores are too low to secure a mortgage.

Crowdflipr launches low-cost investment fund opportunity for investors



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Real estate asset management firm Golden Pacific Capital is teaming up with Crowdflipr to offer a $10M equity participation in a professionally-managed, leveraged investment fund focused on acquiring and renting residential properties in the Kansas City area.

Tenant Turner gets Y Combinator backing to streamline rentals



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With such a large section of the population unable to buy a home for the foreseeable future, rentals are rapidly growing in cities across the nation.

Realtors must be “tech savvy” to land prospective clients



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Online listings have become so rampant in real estate today that most homebuyers only contact a real estate agent after they’ve identified a home they want to buy.

Chicago’s RE/MAX Premier Properties expands presence with Luxe Marketing and Sales acquisition



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RE/MAX Premier Properties of Chicago has expanded its presence in the region with the acquisition of the Luxe Marketing and Sales real estate brokerage for an undisclosed sum.

California real estate pros discuss MLS & data sharing



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Real estate professionals in California recently held a roundtable discussion on the issues of the Multiple Listing Service and data management.

The value of walkable neighborhoods



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Walkable mixed-use neighborhoods across the country are growing in popularity, with buyers valuing close access to entertainment areas, public transit, and job centers, all without having to rely on a car.