FDIC’s New Mortgage Appraisal Rule Ignores Lessons of Great Recession



After a vote today by the Federal Deposit Insurance Commission (FDIC) Board of Directors, banks making home mortgages will no longer need to obtain an appraisal for mortgages under $400,000. With the increased threshold approved by the FDIC today, a total of 72% of home mortgage transactions will be exempt from the Dodd-Frank Act’s rules […]

United® Real Estate Group Ranks as One of the Fastest-Growing Companies for the Fourth Time



Inc. magazine, a national publication that focuses on growing companies, revealed this week that United Real Estate Group has once again made its Inc. 5000 list. This prestigious ranking lists the fastest-growing private companies in the United States each year. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within the most important […]

Inc. Magazine Mark Spain Real Estate No. 1,951



Inc. magazine has ranked Mark Spain Real Estate No. 1,951 on its 38th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a unique look at the most successful companies within an important segment of the U.S. economy— its independent small businesses.   Companies such as LinkedIn, Zillow, […]

OpenSpace To Bring “Street View”-Style Documentation to Real Estate Industry



OpenSpace​, the leader in 360° construction site data capture and analysis, today announced a $14M Series A funding round led by Lux Capital. Returning investor Goldcrest Capital also joined the round, along with new participants JLL Spark, Navitas Capital, Suffolk Construction, Tishman Speyer, WeWork and Zigg Capital. With these new investors onboard, OpenSpace has established […]

Realty One Group Opens Doors to New Headquarters



Realty ONE Group is hosting its brokers and leaders from around the world this week at the 2019 Base Camp Leadership Retreat. The event is being held at the exclusive Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, CA, Aug. 11-14. “A progressive company like ours needs to gather its leaders to mark our accomplishments, collaborate, plan […]

Revitalizing Coconut Grove: Regatta Harbour – A Unique Lifestyle Destination



One of the oldest and most coveted neighborhoods in Miami, Coconut Grove’s rich unique history has attracted locals and tourists for decades. A popular locale to dine, shop and engage in recreational activities, the once vibrant, booming neighborhood is set to face a long-awaited revitalization.   Situated along Dinner Key, Regatta Harbour will play an […]

Brad Schmett Real Estate Group announces Timelapse Film Festival



Brad Schmett, CEO and founder of Brad Schmett Real Estate Group always seems to stay one step ahead of the competition in the Greater Palm Springs Area. Brad’s predictions of the real estate market have proven time and again to be extremely accurate and lucrative. On August 3rd, Brad Schmett Real Estate Group announces the […]

MNS Inks Deal with Vero Technologies as Exclusive Leasing Software Provider



Brooklyn-based MNS Real Estate, a full-service real estate brokerage and consulting firm, has selected Vero Technologies, a financial technology solution that streamlines residential leasing, as the company’s exclusive leasing software partner. The announcement comes on the heels of New York’s new rent stabilization laws, which restrict landlords’ ability to charge fees traditionally used to offset […]

Realogy Launches Agent X: Voice Powered Productivity Tool for Agents



Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), the largest full-service residential real estate services company in the United States, today launched Agent X, an innovative real estate focused Alexa Skill. Agent X is now available complimentary to affiliated agents with Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, Century 21, Coldwell Banker, Coldwell Banker NRT and ERA brands.  Operating […]

Fore Property Announces Opening of The Revere in Portland, Oregon



Fore Property (‘Fore’), one of the country’s top 20 largest multifamily developers, today announced the formal opening of The Revere. An urban infill development located at 3309 N. Mississippi Street, The Revere offers an upscale residential living experience in North Portland’s historic Mississippi neighborhood. The development is Fore’s fifth successfully delivered multifamily property in the […]