Mesirow Financial raises $567 million to invest in value-add multifamily properties

Date: 7 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Mesirow Financial raises 7 million to invest in value-add multifamily properties Mesirow Financial raised $567 million in equity from a global pool of institutional investors for its value-add fund. According to its release, the closing of this fund (Mesirow Financial Real Estate Value Fund III) po

Keller Williams is making huge moves in the tech space

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Keller Williams is making huge moves in the tech space Keller Williams is on a mission to beat out Zillow and Redfin, and it plans to use technology to make it happen. The real estate franchisor just acquired SmarterAgent to allow agents to create their own branded apps, and it announced a partners

Here are the top LGBT+ real estate agents

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Here are the top LGBT+ real estate agents The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals recently announced the winners of its first Top LGBT+ Agent list, which is the real estate industry’s first recognition of top-producing LGBT and allied agents and teams nationwide. Her

Keller Williams teams up with AI firm to tap new data trove

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Keller Williams teams up with AI firm to tap new data trove Keller Williams is teaming up with Austin-based artificial intelligence firm KUNGFU.AI to create a new data pool and explore future tech gamechangers for real estate agents. Source: https://www.housingwire.com/rss

Jake Fehling, vice president of marketing at Movement Mortgage, to speak at engage.marketing

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Jake Fehling, vice president of marketing at Movement Mortgage, to speak at engage.marketing Forging strategic partnerships is now table stakes for lenders and fintech companies. That's why we've invited Jake Fehling, vice president of marketing at Movement Mortgage, to speak at our engage.marketin

Baby Boomers won’t downsize homes anytime soon

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Baby Boomers won’t downsize homes anytime soon Baby Boomers are staying put and their kids are sticking with them, according to a new study by Trulia that examined the housing situations of homeowners 65 and older. They study revealed that seniors appear to be holding off on downsizing just the s

What’s Your Culture Profile?

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

What’s Your Culture Profile?  “Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast” – Peter Drucker Why is company culture important? How does it make one company very successful and one company fail? What can you do to reinforce and capitalize on a great culture or improve one that needs some work? With

Don’t Be a Claims Casualty

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Don’t Be a Claims Casualty 2017 was a very good year for the title industry from both a financial and claims perspective. And yet the industry incurred more than $629 million in claim losses and loss allocation expense. There are reasons to believe that claim losses will be on the rise once again

What’s Your Residential Number?

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

What’s Your Residential Number? We all see numbers every day, but do we ever look at the numbers that affect our business? What if we used the numbers that are out there in the many areas of the title and real estate industry? Looking at the big picture, also looking down the road to how this wil

Title company parent gains $2 million investment

Date: 6 Sep 2018 / Posted By: admin

Title company parent gains million investment An Austin, Texas, real estate firm which recently founded a title company has secured $2 million from an early stage venture capital firm. The real estate firm said the investment will be used to expand into additional markets and build out i