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financialpost.com - Colin McClelland - Real estate site that backstops home buyers raises $100 million to expand across Canada
Real estate site that backstops home buyers raises $100 million to expand across Canada
Financial Post

A relatively new Canadian real estate agency, whose founders gained experience at Uber Inc. and Blackberry Ltd., is betting on artificial intelligence to alleviate the stress of buying a new home before selling an existing one. Now Toronto-based…

moneycontrol.com - Vandana Ramnani - From virtual real(i)ty to township living - how six months of COVID changed real estate industry
From virtual real(i)ty to township living - how six months of COVID changed real estate industry
Moneycontrol

At the onset of the year, the real estate sector that was already going through a prolonged period of a slowdown was pinning great hope on 2020. The industry was expecting a revival. The markets showed signs of incremental growth in the first…

thestar.com - Bob Aaron - Know your commitment about paying a real estate brokerage commission before you sign a listing agreement
Know your commitment about paying a real estate brokerage commission before you sign a listing agreement
thestar.com

Should home sellers have to pay commission on a sale if the transaction doesn't close? The Ontario Real Estate Association (OREA), an industry group representing realtors, thinks so. It publishes the listing agreement which is used in virtually…

forbes.com - Kenneth Rapoza - 2020 Has Been A Terrible Year For Big City Life. Will Urban Real Estate Ever Recover?
2020 Has Been A Terrible Year For Big City Life. Will Urban Real Estate Ever Recover?
Forbes

© 2020 Bloomberg Finance LP Everyone in New York is talking about it. Friends and colleagues fled the coop during the height of the pandemic. They went to Connecticut, Hudson River Valley, Cape Cod, Jersey farm lands and south Florida. Will…

axios.com - Dion Rabouin - Why the real estate boom could keep going for years
Why the real estate boom could keep going for years
Axios

Even after reaching all-time high average prices and sales numbers not seen since the height of the 2000s boom, the housing market still has lots of room to run, experts say. What's happening: There were fears in late 2019 and early this year that…

rismedia.com - Liz Dominguez - Howard Hanna Real Estate and Rand Realty Join Forces Through New Partnership
Howard Hanna Real Estate and Rand Realty Join Forces Through New Partnership
RISMedia

Marsha Rand, founder and president of Rand Realty, and Helen Hanna Casey, CEO of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, recently announced during a joint virtual meeting that the two real estate companies have joined forces in the creation of a new…

betterhousekeeper.com - 5 Reasons to Work in Real Estate - Better HouseKeeper
5 Reasons to Work in Real Estate - Better HouseKeeper
Better Housekeeper Blog

People in real estate know how important a home is, and they work tirelessly to ensure everything comes together flawlessly. While being an estate agent is probably the role you hear about most in the industry, working in real estate isn't just…

prweb.com - HashCash's White Label Real Estate Exchange to be Leveraged by Global
HashCash's White Label Real Estate Exchange to be Leveraged by Global
PRWeb

The blockchain-property convergence makes real estate investments accessible to all, lowering the barrier of entry into that market through fractional ownership and property tokenization. We aim to drive the popularity and adoption of real estate…

rappler.com - Agence France-Presse - China real estate giant Evergrande surges as it averts crisis
China real estate giant Evergrande surges as it averts crisis
Rappler

Shares in China's biggest property developer surged almost 20% on Wednesday, September 30, after it reached an agreement with key investors that helps it avoid a cash crunch that some fear could hit the global financial system. The future of China…

financialexpress.com - Rishi Ranjan Kala - 'Upbeat on commercial real estate; to invest Rs 7,000 crore for developing 12 million sq ft': Purvankara MD Ashish
'Upbeat on commercial real estate; to invest Rs 7,000 crore for developing 12 million sq ft': Purvankara MD Ashish
The Financial Express

As the real estate sector gradually tries to find its new normal, Purvankara is already working on its various expansion plans. The Bengaluru-based developer is further expanding in commercial real estate. Its managing director, Ashish Puravankara…

prweb.com - Haute Residence Welcomes Sebastian Acosta To Its Exclusive Real Estate
Haute Residence Welcomes Sebastian Acosta To Its Exclusive Real Estate
PRWeb

Sebastian has helped buy and sell over 350 properties since 2013. Haute Residence is pleased to welcome Sebastian Acosta to the exclusive Haute Residence Network as its representative in the real estate market of the Brickell Key and Brickell areas…

housingwire.com - Julia Falcon - No slowdown as real estate agents report a busy fall home-buying season
No slowdown as real estate agents report a busy fall home-buying season
HousingWire

Realtors can usually count on their biggest season being spring, followed by summer. But nothing about 2020 has been normal, including home-buying patterns. With shut-down orders in the spring, summer became the new home-buying season. However…

housingnews.org.ng - Onoja Johnson - Nigeria @60: Leading 50 Real Estate CEOs
Nigeria @60: Leading 50 Real Estate CEOs
Housing

It goes without saying that it requires extreme competence, passion and rare leadership acumen to successfully lead a business of any kind in Africa's largest economy. Bedeviled by a combination of factors including poor or absent infrastructures…

njbiz.com - Linda Lindner - Real Estate experts expound on white-hot industrial market, policy preparation
Real Estate experts expound on white-hot industrial market, policy preparation
NJBIZ

An panel of experts representing real estate development, management and construction in the state were on hand virtually Tuesday during NJBIZ's The Future of Construction and Development Panel Discussion to give viewers perspective to what is…

montrealgazette.com - Briana Doyle, Special to the Montreal Gazette - How the pandemic has changed Montreal real estate
How the pandemic has changed Montreal real estate
Montreal Gazette

Selling your home in the middle of a pandemic may seem stressful, but the thought of going through a long winter lockdown in a home you're unhappy in can feel unbearable. When you can go from long lunches on pop-up terrasses to living in lockdown…

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