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These budget-savvy video stars of TikTok want to save you thousands of dollars:

MarketWatch, The video-sharing app TikTok is full of silly lip-synch videos, but it also has several accounts devoted to money and budgeting tips.
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SL Green Realty raises dividend, to yield well above peer group and S&P 500:

Fri, 6 Dec 2019

MarketWatch, The real estate investment trust said the new dividend will be payable Jan. 15 to shareholders of record on Jan. 2.

The Sprawling Tennessee Mansion From Nashville Lists for $15 Million:

Wed, 4 Dec 2019

Robb Report, After one more go at $15.99 million in May this year, the price has just been lowered to $14.975 million, and real estate heavyweights Engel & Vlkers were brought in to add some marketing muscle.

Why Locals Love Our First Team Huntington Beach - South Office:

Tue, 3 Dec 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Designed to help new First Team agents acclimate to the company and the real estate business, the Empower Network puts on specialized training and networking events every month.

Could FHA's Recovery Lead to Reduced Mortgage Insurance Premiums?:

Tue, 3 Dec 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, The $10.2 billion reduction in future losses is expected because of greater use of foreclosure alternatives and less reliance on recoveries via sale of real estate owned (REO.

Cannabis Watch: Cannabis stocks fall for third straight day as market digests last of a weak batch of quarterly earnings:

Mon, 2 Dec 2019

MarketWatch, Cannabis stocks fell for a third straight day Monday, weighed down by the industrys continued weak fundamentals with companies still posting losses as they struggle to generate revenue.

Robin Williamss $7.25 Million Bay Area Home Hits the Market:

Fri, 29 Nov 2019

Robb Report, The 'Mrs. Doubtfire' star lived in this waterfront house until his death in 2014.

Compliance Jobs; Broker, Portfolio Marketing Products; CFPB is Taking on LO Comp:

Tue, 26 Nov 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Altisource increased asset exposure for this client through its industry-leading real estate marketing platform Hubzu, which ultimately resulted in 44% of the clients properties liquidating within 30 days on market.

This fund manager consistently beats the stock market by exploiting your foibles:

Mon, 25 Nov 2019

MarketWatch, CBRE Group is in the boring business of commercial real estate sales and property management.
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Best New Ideas in Money: Why buying and selling a house could soon be as simple as trading stocks:

Sat, 23 Nov 2019

MarketWatch, Early adopters like the Browns and Seay provide a glimpse of what the future real-estate market could look like.
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Existing Home Sales Resume Gains, Realtors Say More to Come:

Thu, 21 Nov 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Both home buyers and the home sellers are being rewarded by these developments, and we see that conditions remain extremely favorable for real estate investment in America.

Construction, Non-QM Products; Lots Going on at Fannie/Freddie:

Wed, 20 Nov 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, John Wise has 30 years of experience in finance and real estate and over 15 years of direct experience leading sales and operations for a wholesale, nationwide lender.

7 Benefits of Investing in Commercial Real Estate:

Tue, 19 Nov 2019

Realty Times, For the longest time, Commercial Real Estate (or CRE) investing has been accessible only to more seasoned investorsthose who have larger portfolios. Beginner investors, though, would find this particular market difficult to crack...but that was before. Today, thanks to the internet and online marketplaces, anyone can be an investor in real estate, even in CRE. In this article, we are going to learn what CRE investment means and its benefits. Lets get started. What Is CRE? So, what is anyway? This is the procurement and management of commercial properties. These structures include (but are not limited to) retail buildings, office spaces, warehouses, and even apartments. The bigger question is why you should put your money there in the firs.

California Is Home to 91 of Americas Most Expensive Zip CodesSee the Complete List Here:

Mon, 18 Nov 2019

Robb Report, The move marks a significant moment for the borough, as it stakes its claim among NYCs elitenot to mention competitivereal estate markets.

Private Five-Star Luxurious Oceanfront Resort in Thailand to Auction Without Reserve:

Mon, 18 Nov 2019

Luxury Real Estate Blog, Courtesy of Concierge Auctions. PHUKET, THAILAND A private eight-bedroom estate on the coveted west coast of Phuket will auction next month via Concierge Auctions. Never before listed for sale and located within one of Phuket's most luxurious beach resorts, Villa Sawan will auction without reserve in cooperation with Lyndon Phillips of Prime Real Estate Phuket. Bidding opens digitally December 6th and ends live in New York City on December 12th. The 6,127-square-meter resort-style compound boasts western-facing views, lush gardens and a captivating cove with a restricted access beach at the foot of the property. The original owners spared no expense when developing this "resort within a resort" and invested tens of millions into making Vil.

Licensing, Loan Data, Non-QM Products; Customer Service Survey; No Fed Move 'til April?:

Mon, 18 Nov 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Developed as a new stand-alone company, Endpoint combines First Americans title and settlement expertise with the innovative approach of an agile startup to provide a digital real estate closing experience from start to finish.

Are You Buying For The Right Reasons?:

Mon, 18 Nov 2019

Realty Times, Obviously, you can buy any type of home, in any location that suits you if you have the money and the good credit to pay for it. You are free to make a good choice or a bad one, to pay too much or to get a great deal. In the push to buy, have you stopped to decide what is driving you into homeownership in the first place? With this in mind, are you sure youre well equipped to buy whats best for you? The U.S. Census Bureau (, which recently released for the third quarter of 2019, revealed that the homeownership rate of 64.8 percent was not statistically different from the rate in the third quarter 2018 (64.4. percent). Of the nearly 123 million occupied housing units in the US, almost 57 percent of them are owner occupied.

The Power of SEO How to Grow Your Online Presence:

Sun, 17 Nov 2019

Realty Times, In 2019, its not enough for your business to simply be online. You have to cultivate a unique, highly visible, and authoritative presence to stand out from the crowd, and place highly in search rankings. Search engine optimization (SEO) is the art of doing exactly that. What is SEO? When a user searches a keyword, Google presents them with a ranked list of results. Those links have been evaluated and ranked by an algorithm for popularity, relevance, density, inbound and outbound links, and authority. Getting that top spot, or close to it, is incredibly valuable; when youre the top result, your website traffic increases exponentially, and so does your brand awareness. To put it simply, SEO is how you refine your online presence to make it

U.S. marijuana retailer MedMen to slash staff, sell off assets:

Fri, 15 Nov 2019

MarketWatch, MedMen Enterprises Inc. , a U.S. marijuana retail chain, announced Friday afternoon that it is cutting more than 20% of its staff and looking to sell some of its assets amid a cash crunch. MedMen said it would lay off 190 workers, scale back marketing and outsource functions such as human relations in an effort to reduce spending on selling, general and administrative efforts to an annualized rate of $85 million. In the fiscal year that ended June 29, MedMen reported general and administrative costs of $244 million and sales and marketing expenses of $27.5 million. MedMen also announced that it has agreed to sell its stake in a pot-focused real estate investment trust for $14 million, exit various venture investments for a net return of $8

As Taylor Swift goes up against private-equity giant Carlyle Group, heres how the two stack up:

Fri, 15 Nov 2019

MarketWatch, Real estate Carlyle has more than 361 active real-estate investments.
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The Fed: Feds Brainard calls for heightened vigilance on financial stability:

Fri, 15 Nov 2019

MarketWatch, With the exception of riskier corporate debt, commercial real estate and farmland markets, measures of risk appetite have been reduced from the elevated levels of 2017 and 2018, the report found.
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Is This the Future of Rent-To-Buy?:

Mon, 11 Nov 2019

Realty Times, One of the main reasons why rent-to-own agreements are attractive to renters is because they can engage to a contract even though they have a bad credit status, said Passive Real Estate Investing.

The Beginner's Guide to House Hacking:

Sun, 10 Nov 2019

Realty Times, The internet loves the word hack because it usually means theres a creative, inexpensive shortcut that solves a common problem. But it also often results in a solution thats not quite up to par, which is why many investors may have turned a deaf ear to the concept of house hacking. In reality, house hacking helps you break into the real estate investment market while also covering your own housing expenses. That last part is huge. For most people, their biggest bill is their rent or mortgage, with the hitting an all-time high of $1,405 last year. Theyre spending hundreds of dollars each month to keep a roof over their head, money that could otherwise be used to build wealth or achieve financial freedom. in the last 30 years while house.

Sales, Audit Tools; Vendors Raising Funds; 10-year Yield's 3 month, 50 bp Move:

Fri, 8 Nov 2019

Mortgage News Daily - Blogs, Zelman and Associates is entering into the home building technology arena by launching a new initiative to provide investment banking services to the real estate technology sector, which has become known as PropTech.

Zillow stock jumps after earnings show sales more than doubling:

Thu, 7 Nov 2019

MarketWatch, Zillow Group Inc. shares gained more than 10% in after-hours trading Thursday after the online real-estate company reported that sales more than doubled from the year before in the most recent quarter thanks to the company's push to buy and sell homes.