Real Estate Agents and Taxes : How to File an Extension April 15th is next Monday and it’s coming sooner than we all know it. If you are like a lot of real estate agents out there, there is a good chance that you may have to file an extension to get all of your [...]
Anyone reading this has to have been affected by the so called “Great Recession”, and most of you very negatively. Without going into history lessons or far reaching “what ifs” – suffice it to say when Wall Street crashed this time, your future was altered inextricably. Given all that, near continuous news of underhanded dealings prompts this little rant. Okay, it’s a big rant – but you don’t even want to go here.
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The CEO of Saudi Real Estate Co. (SRECO) told Bloomberg recently his firm is intent on building a housing development in Riyadh estimated to be worth $1.3 billion. According to reports from news outlets and the company, Saudi Real Estate is refocusing on middle-income buyers who can leverage a home shortage there.
If where you live has been hit hard by the recessive economy, just think about people in Spain for a spell. People there are preparing for yet another recession as six million Spaniards sit out of work with not even a ray of hope in sight. Accordingly, the property market in Spain is absolutely saturated with supply, and little or no demand.
Let’s face it, even in bright economic times business is just plain cutthroat anyhow. Still, learning of shady deals by real estate agents is not exactly good news for sellers, buyers, or their intermediaries. As news people we have a duty to report, but it pains us a bit to make the following report. With 75 percent or more of buyers looking online and via mobile before buying, the digital revolution is a double edge sword that will severely cut the unethical. You had better read this.
Trust in any line of business is absolutely fundamental to long term success. Anyone who does business successfully, already knows this. Somehow though, our human frailties and other causes can condemn us to failure. A few stories from recent news illustrate this painfully. One in particular, a Daily Mail piece from today, shows all to [...]
According to news from Quadrant Estates, venture partners CarVal Investors, Orion Capital Managers, and the City of London Corporation announced the appointment of Skanska as building contractor at 100 Cheapside prime office development in London (illustration below). The 100,000 sq ft prime space, estimated to cost £28 million when completed in autumn 2014, is situated in the center of London, between the Bank of England and St Paul’s on the corner of King Street.