Fair Housing Act Primer for Multifamily Owners



Fifty years ago, on April 11, 1968, The Fair Housing Act (FHA) became law. At first, the FHA only prohibited housing discrimination based upon race, color, religion, and national origin.

Registered Land Uncommon but Still Exists in Some U.S. Urban Areas



When you buy a car, you get a certificate of title, which names all lienholders for the vehicle. But when you buy real estate you expect to receive a deed and to have to do a title search to determine whether there is a mortgage on the property.

Preferred Equity Financing Raised by First RealFund for Brooklyn Apartment Building



According to a press release, First RealFund, a commercial real estate crowdfunding platform which is headquartered in New York City, has raised

Toys ‘R’ Us store closures to hit commercial real estate sector hard, experts say



Commercial real estate experts say the recent announcement from Toys ‘R’ Us that it’s going to close or sell more than 800 of its stores in the U.S. could have a negative impact on the retail property sector.

Don’t Turn Your Letter of Intent into a Binding Contract



LOIs can be valuable tools in a commercial real estate transaction, but if they aren’t carefully written, they can create a binding contract.

The E-Commerce ‘Amazon Effect’ on Commercial Real Estate



Consumer trends have been throwing retailers for a loop recently as e-commerce continues to play a huge role in changing consumer behaviors. The so-called ‘Amazon Effect’ is shifting the way consumers think about the entire shopping experience.

Three Levels of Commercial Real Estate Investing



A successful real estate investor graduates through at least three levels during his or her career. Level 1 is the entry level and typically the most difficult to complete. The good news,

The Boulder Group Arranges Sale of PNC Bank Ground Lease



The Boulder Group, a net leased investment brokerage firm, has completed the sale of a single tenant PNC Bank Ground Lease located at 8700 S Cottage Grove Avenue in Chicago, IL for $4,000,000.

Real estate project platform Honest Buildings raises another round of funding



Startup Honest Buildings, which is one of several new technology focused firms that’s hoping to transform New York City’s real estate industry, has announced its second funding round within five months.

Waseem Malleye notes 2018 commercial real estate trends: industry to slow but remain strong



The commercial real estate industry will continue to ride a wave of growth and expansion into 2018, experts agree.
Major reports on what 2018 holds for the real estate market

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