Traditional Real Estate Experiencing Huge Changes in 2018



2018 is the year of change for the real estate industry. According to many recent Forbes real estate posts, home prices will start to slow in most areas of the country,

Negotiating Common Area Maintenance Charges in Commercial Leases



When signing a commercial lease, tenants may look at only the base rent amount. They are surprised when common area maintenance (CAM) charges result in a monthly rent bill that is higher than expected. Tenants may receive an additional surprise at the end of the year when they receive a bill for a CAM shortfall. […]

Protecting Your Real Estate Assets Legally



If you are invested in real estate, you should be aware that you have a higher risk of becoming the target of a lawsuit in our litigious society. In 2015 there were more than 15.3 million civil court cases

7 Ways to Handle Negative Real Estate Reviews on Social Media



It is often said that he who shouts the loudest gets heard. When you receive a negative review on social media, it can have a profound effect on your audience and your business

Real estate investment platform PeerStreet lands $29.5M funding



El Segundo-based PeerStreet, a platform for investing in real estate-backed loans, has just landed $29.5 million in a Series B funding round led by World Innovation Lab.

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.

Manhattan’s luxury real estate market slides



Manhattan luxury real estate sales fell by 25 percent in the first quarter of this year compared to the same period one year ago. The decline was put

4 demographic trends set to impact real estate in the next decade



The real estate sector is likely to be greatly impacted by a number of demographic trends emerging in the next decade, including more immigrants, an aging population and more internal migration to the south of the country.

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.

Facebook sued by housing organizations for discriminating against people based on their gender



Facebook is being sued by a group of fair housing organizations that say it’s allowed landlords and real estate brokers to discriminate against people based on their gender and family status

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