Local alternative lending startup looks to tap into more US homes – The Boston Globe

Advertisement Hometap is one of a handful of venture-backed startups offering products sometimes referred to as “loan alternatives” or “equity sharing” arrangements. They pay homeowners money in exchange for a percentage of the home’s future value. Companies such as Hometap market themselves as an alternative to debt for people whose homes have risen in value, […]

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Wondering where your property taxes are headed? Kaegi has a tool for you. – Crain's Chicago Business

Cook County Assessor Fritz Kaegi has an answer to landlords who complain he’s killing the local real estate investment market. He’s given it a name that only a data junkie could love: the property tax rate simulator tool. Kaegi’s office unveiled the computer gizmo to commercial real estate professionals today, part of a broader push […]

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Northwood Investors' $1.2 Billion Bet on a North Carolina Office Park – Urban Land

A rendering of the reimagined Ballntyne property by Northwood Investors, with more residential and retail added to the existing property in Charlotte, North Carolina. In 2017, the New York–based Northwood Investors spent $1.2 billion to purchase Ballantyne Corporate Park, a highly successful 530-acre property in Charlotte. It was deemed the single-largest real estate transaction in […]

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Net Lease Investment Up Nearly 40% in Phoenix – GlobeSt.com

Phoenix is among the top markets in the country for net lease investment activity. According to a recent report from CBRE, net lease investment in the third quarter alone totaled $863 million in Phoenix, representing a 39.2% increase. So far this year, net lease investment has totaled $1.77 billion, an increase of 8.9%. “Phoenix is […]

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Belize Real Estate Scam Defendant Denied Joint Defense Privilege – Bloomberg Big Law Business

A defendant in an overseas real estate scam case who is representing himself has ten days to hand over documents to the Federal Trade Commission after a federal district court ruled that none of his communications with two other defendants are privileged. Andris Pukke’s arguments in favor of privilege are “novel” but “doubtful,” Judge Peter […]

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Belize Real Estate Scam Defendant Denied Joint Defense Privilege – Bloomberg Law

A defendant in an overseas real estate scam case who is representing himself has ten days to hand over documents to the Federal Trade Commission after a federal district court ruled that none of his communications with two other defendants are privileged. Andris Pukke’s arguments in favor of privilege are “novel” but “doubtful,” Judge Peter […]

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