Monthly Archives: January 2014

Brokerage drops ‘Pure Michigan’ name, Michigan drops lawsuit

A Lapeer County, Mich., brokerage has changed its name from “Pure Michigan Real Estate” to the less catchy but more litigation-proof “Real Estate Security Corp.” The Michigan Economic [..]

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Defeat language and cultural barriers and win more international deals

How do you get around language and cultural barriers to win more international deals? Three experts on international real estate — Nikki Field of Sotheby’s International Realty, Michi [..]

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Real estate groups sue San Francisco over laws aimed at housing crisis

The San Francisco Association of Realtors, the San Francisco Apartment Association, the Coalition for Better Housing, and the Small Property Owners of San Francisco Institute have filed lawsuits against the [..]

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Produce prospecting vs. ‘sponsored content’

Editor’s note: The #madREskillz finalist who receives the most votes in the poll below will be featured in an Inman News story. Click here to learn how to participate in [..]

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Worried about plunge in stock prices? Don’t just do something, sit there

Three weeks ago, surprise market movements embarrassed New Year’s prognosticators. By last week the moves were big enough to attract a few bottom-fishers, others too queasy. At the [..]

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RealtyTech to roll out responsive design property search widgets

Real estate technology and marketing company RealtyTech will soon launch eight new property search widget templates with responsive design for its agent websites. Responsive design is a type [..]

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Nevada attorney general ordered to pay LPS’ legal costs

A Nevada judge has sanctioned that state’s attorney general for improper conduct after the state failed to come up with evidence supporting a lawsuit accusing Lender Processing Services of [..]

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Judge OKs BofA’s $8.5B mortgage bond settlement

Bank of America looks to have put a court battle that’s dragged on for nearly three years behind it, with a New York state judge signing off on [..]

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Portland may become more hospitable to Airbnb

The city of Portland, Ore., may soon ease restrictions for residents letting short-term rentals — provided they are willing to pay and collect lodging taxes, The Oregonian reported. [..]

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NYC’s Warburg Realty gobbles up Rubicon Property

New York City-based brokerage Warburg Realty has acquired the 12-agent firm Rubicon Property and its prime Upper West Side office. The acquisition establishes a fourth office for the [..]

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