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Re/Max files preliminary papers for IPO

Re/Max files preliminary papers for IPO | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it

The Denver-based firm filed an S-1 registration statement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday after previously submitting one confidentially under the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act, which has reduced reporting requirements for emerging companies with less than $1 billion in revenue. 

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Tax Reform and the 55+ Market for New Homes

Tax Reform and the 55+ Market for New Homes | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Tables have turned on the big, burning question. A fear about a structural housing shift--that young adults would turn away from homeownership in droves because they wanted nimbler, more urban-connected, less financially-onerous households--is now calming down, but another is emerging in its place, especially in the wake of the recently enacted Tax Cut and Jobs Act.
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How Hotel Owners And Designers Are Using Airbnb's Ideas To Win Back Their Guests

How Hotel Owners And Designers Are Using Airbnb's Ideas To Win Back Their Guests | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
“Why do you think Airbnb is doing as well as they are? They are doing well because they have created [the concept of] ‘live where you visit — belong where you are,'” he said. “They are creating the opportunity to live like a local, and we have been caught napping by them.”
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Within The Next Decade, Google Could Add Over 10M SF To CRE Portfolio

Within The Next Decade, Google Could Add Over 10M SF To CRE Portfolio | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The tech giant rapidly expanded its real estate footprint in 2017 and will grow this year with new projects and additional acquisitions. Three proposed projects will add nearly 10M SF to Google’s portfolio in addition to the 50 parcels worth $1B Google bought throughout Sunnyvale in 2017.
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Just 9 of the world's richest men have more combined wealth than the poorest 4 billion people

Just 9 of the world's richest men have more combined wealth than the poorest 4 billion people | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Currently, there are over 1,500 billionaires in the world, with more than 560 in the US alone. China, Germany, and India each have 100 or more billionaires who call the countries home, according to a report from UBS. 
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New lease of life for iconic spiral-shaped Frank Lloyd Wright House

New lease of life for iconic spiral-shaped Frank Lloyd Wright House | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
An experimental spiral-shaped house designed by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1950 for his son and daughter-in-law, David and Gladys Wright, had all but disappeared from public view until 2009, when their heirs put the home on the market. The property, located in the tony Arcadia neighborhood of Phoenix, fell into the hands of developers, who planned to tear it down and build two spec homes in its place.
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The Benefits of Saying Nice Things About Your Colleagues

The Benefits of Saying Nice Things About Your Colleagues | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Whether we realize it or not, we are constantly given small opportunities to build up or put down our coworkers in the ways we talk about them. When we introduce two colleagues, tell a story about how a meeting went, or share a colleague’s work, how we “narrate others” can make a big difference in how they feel about themselves and their work.
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15 Restaurants Housed Inside Landmarked NYC Buildings

15 Restaurants Housed Inside Landmarked NYC Buildings | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
New York City is known for its diverse food scene — one that not only offers variety, but also ingenuity. Unsurprisingly, there’s a vast array of mouth-watering dishes to discover, but one thing is for certain when it comes to dining out: the location, whether you choose to eat at a food court or a teeny tiny eatery, plays a huge role in your overall experience.
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California Guidelines For Unlicensed Assistants 

California Guidelines For Unlicensed Assistants  | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Recently, the California Bureau of Real Estate reissued its "Guidelines for Unlicensed Assistants who Work in the Real Estate Industry." The Bureau did so in recognition of the fact that the trend of real estate licensees using the services of unlicensed assistants is continuing upward. Indeed, the increasing occurrence of real estate "teams" has probably accelerated the phenomenon.
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Gallery: From buried bunkers to hobbit homes - a look at underground living

Gallery: From buried bunkers to hobbit homes - a look at underground living | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
As well as offering the energy-saving benefits of the surrounding earth acting as insulation, many of these compelling structures seem to disappear into their environments.
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The 6 Worst Ideas Of CES 2018

The 6 Worst Ideas Of CES 2018 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
From hilariously bad to just plain depressing, there were more than a few misses at CES this year.
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New York City foreclosures rise to post-crisis high

New York City foreclosures rise to post-crisis high | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The report, from PropertyShark, a real estate data provider, shows that first-time foreclosures in New York City rose nearly 60% in 2017 to a level not seen since 2009.
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Long & Foster Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Long & Foster Celebrates 50th Anniversary | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, two 30-something veterans came together to build their dream. At an office building in Fairfax, Virginia, P. Wesley “Wes” Foster Jr. and Henry “Hank” Long opened Long & Foster Real Estate. A flip of a coin positioned Long’s moniker first in the company’s brand name and gave Foster the role of president.
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A plague of million-dollar homes haunts real estate

A plague of million-dollar homes haunts real estate | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Rising real estate values since the housing crisis have bolstered the price tags of many homes. Trulia found that $1 million doesn't necessarily denote a "luxury" home these days. In some cities -- think San Francisco -- they're the norm, rather than a marker of top quality.
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10 of the Best Cities for People Who Want to Live Abroad

10 of the Best Cities for People Who Want to Live Abroad | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
For many individuals, the idea of living overseas has an undeniable allure. From sipping a cappuccino on a leisurely morning in Italy to exploring a rainforest in Costa Rica, there’s something incredibly romantic about the notion of putting down roots in a new country.
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2018 Swanepoel POWER 200

2018 Swanepoel POWER 200 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The SP200 (Swanepoel Power 200) is the definitive ranking of the leaders and executives in the residential real estate brokerage industry and is published annually by T3 Sixty. The SP200 team invests more than 400 hours analyzing hundreds of bios, annual reports and transaction and sales volume data. We send hundreds of requests for additional information, personally verifying announcements, stats and actions that took place over the past year. Then we spend several days in a room deliberating who, what and why.
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Lawsuit filed by 22 state attorneys general seeks to block net neutrality repeal

Lawsuit filed by 22 state attorneys general seeks to block net neutrality repeal | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The filing is led by New York State Attorney General Schneiderman, who called rollback a potential “disaster for New York consumers and businesses, and for everyone who cares about a free and open internet.”
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Multifamily supply to meet demand

Multifamily supply to meet demand | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Housing supply in the multifamily segment will meet demand as starts remain at a sustainable level, according to experts participating in a press conference during the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) International Builders’ Show.
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Following Record Sales Month, CoStar Embarks On 30-City Road Show

Following Record Sales Month, CoStar Embarks On 30-City Road Show | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
The D.C.-based firm launched a two-week, 30-city road show last Tuesday, aimed at showing off its products to 1,000 commercial real estate companies. CoStar CEO Andy Florance, in an exclusive interview with Bisnow, said the road show is specifically targeting former Xceligent customers that have uncertainties about where the industry is heading.
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Goldman Sachs begins offering home improvement loans

Goldman Sachs begins offering home improvement loans | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
These days, the megabank’s mortgage presence is largely limited to lending to its own clients, and buying up delinquent mortgages from Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac as part of its company’s $5 billion settlement with the government reached in April 2016 over toxic mortgage bonds.
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Apple just put the finishing touches on its new $5 billion headquarters — and the results are stunning

Apple just put the finishing touches on its new $5 billion headquarters — and the results are stunning | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Among the perks for employees at Apple Park are new food and gym facilities, fancy new office chairs, a state-of-the-art theater for on-campus presentations, and a giant garden stocked with fruit trees.

Plus, employees in the "ring," as the main building is called by Apple insiders, will get to work in a state-of-the-art building that blurs the indoors and outdoors. It's a stunning campus.
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For a Quarter More: Why 1 in 4 U.S. Home Sales in 2017 Sold Above List Price

For a Quarter More: Why 1 in 4 U.S. Home Sales in 2017 Sold Above List Price | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
Nationwide, buyers paid more than the list price on 24.1 percent of home sales in 2017, netting sellers an additional $7,000 on average over their initial offering price.
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Fisker premieres razor-sharp, 400-mile electric four-door at CES

Fisker premieres razor-sharp, 400-mile electric four-door at CES | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
the EMotion is a different beast. Not only is it an all-electric vehicle at a show that loves electric vehicles, it's an all-out technological tour de force highlighted by its budding solid-state battery technology, advanced Level 4 autonomy suite, and luxurious interior designed for limousine-like comfort and leisure.
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The 8 Greatest Ideas Of CES 2018

The 8 Greatest Ideas Of CES 2018 | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
From truly wireless charging to wearables for your fingernails, this year’s CES offered a glimpse of great things to come.
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Employers can now contribute to their employees’ down payments, just like a 401(k)

Employers can now contribute to their employees’ down payments, just like a 401(k) | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
While employees may not see the benefits of their 401(k) until they retire, employers can now offer their employees a new benefit that they’ll be able to use much sooner – help with a down payment on a house.

The new benefit program comes courtesy of HomeFundMe, the only Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac-approved down payment crowdfunding platform.
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This coworking space just added a new perk–private jets

This coworking space just added a new perk–private jets | Real Estate Plus+ Daily News | Scoop.it
WeWork has a gym, The Wing has on-demand blowouts, and WorkHouse NYC offers members access to a landscaped rooftop, but Servcorp has something even better: private jets.
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