Archive for September, 2013

Marquee maker Seymour Cohen lists Santa Ynez retreat

Seymour Cohen, known for his innovations in the movie theater marquee industry, has listed his retreat in Santa Ynez at $1.349 million.

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How To Enjoy Steady Growth In Collectibles

As if there was ever any doubt, the Knight Frank Luxury Investment Index (KFLII) has continued to grow in value in the 12 months to the end of second quarter 2013, posting a 7% increase.

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US Housing Market Still Strong

Sales and price gains have slowed in the U.S. housing market, but experts are still convinced that the recovery is still in its early stages and that there is much more room to grow before things cool off

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FHA Needs Treasury Bailout

The Federal Housing Administration (FHA) has asked the U.S. Treasury for nearly $2 billion to cover losses it has incurred due to losses sustained in its loan portfolio. Although FHA officials say the organization is in better shape than the request suggests thanks to internal reforms and improvement…

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Individual Investors Eye Net Leases

Institutional investors have historically been the ones to most actively pursue net-lease investments, but more and more financial advisors are seeing interest rise among individual investors. Net-lease arrangements offer individual investors the best of both worlds: investment in a physical property..

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Individual Investors Eye Net Leases

Institutional investors have historically been the ones to most actively pursue net-lease investments, but more and more financial advisors are seeing interest rise among individual investors.

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Dennis Gilbert lists Calabasas home, buys in Holmby Hills

Dennis Gilbert, a former Major League Baseball agent whose clients included Barry Bonds, Mike Piazza, Jose Canseco and others, has listed his Calabasas mansion at $6.395 million.

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Crowdfunding vs. REITs for Real Estate Diversification

The recent trend toward online “crowdfunding” has begun to make some private real estate investment opportunities more accessible to investors, at relatively small minimum investment amounts.?Diversification remains a key concern, however, and the real estate investment trusts (REITs…

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Crowdfunding vs. REITs for Real Estate Diversification

The recent trend toward online “crowdfunding” has begun to make some private real estate investment opportunities more accessible to investors, at relatively small minimum investment amounts.?Diversification remains a key concern, however, and the real estate investment trusts (REITs…

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US Median Home Price Up

RealtyTrac reports that the national median sale price of homes in the U.S. rose again August, making it the 17th consecutive month of increases.

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