The nephew of an Israeli diamond trader billionaire helped US President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner to seal a major real estate deal in 2012, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
A development along Frederick’s Monocacy Boulevard will add nearly 300 units in two buildings to more than 550 single-family houses, after getting approval from the city of Frederick’s Planning Commission on Monday night.
Japan’s Government Pension Investment Fund (GPIF) on Tuesday began recruiting asset managers for investments in private equity, infrastructure and real estate, as the world’s largest pension fund’s embrace of riskier assets gathers pace. In its first recruitment of outside managers for investments in so-called alternative assets, GPIF is looking to hire an unspecified number of institutional investors to oversee bets in Japan and other developed countries.
Buying a house can be stressful, but thanks to hackers the stress level for some is on a whole new level.
“We’ve seen a significant increase, especially in the last few months, of cyber security fraud,” said Edina Realty CEO Greg Mason. Mason is warning people about a relatively new scam that is costing home buyers thousands. “It’s become a greater target,” he said of real estate transactions.
Hong Kong home prices shattered records for the second consecutive month, reaching yet another life-time high in December, the latest government data released on Friday showed.
Private home prices climbed for nine consecutive months, edging up 0.07 per cent in December when compared to the previous historic high a month ago, according to provisional data from the Rating and Valuation Department.
US builders boosted spending on construction projects for a second straight month in November, pushing activity to the highest level in more than a decade.
Construction spending rose 0.9 per cent in November after a 0.6 per cent increase in October, the Commerce Department reported Tuesday. The increase reflected solid gains in home construction, nonresidential building and government construction activity.