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DTZ agrees to buy Cushman & Wakefield for $2 billion
The New York Times
For years, the business of servicing commercial real estate properties was dominated by just two firms. Now DTZ, with its $2 billion takeover of Cushman & Wakefield, is betting that it can break into the top ranks, a plan that has been in the works for some time.
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Window to the law: TRID changes coming
National Association of Realtors
This video discusses new integrated disclosure forms created by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the new requirements will affect real estate transactions, including changes to the form contracts created by associations.
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New insights into the small commercial real estate market
National Association of Realtors
Commercial space is heavily concentrated in large buildings, but large buildings are a relatively small number of the overall stock of commercial buildings. NAR's Research staff looked into the size and makeup of Small Commercial Real Estate (SCRE) properties - a segment of the market served by many REALTORS®.
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The new era in closings: CFPB publishes final rule on mortgage disclosures
By: Gregory M. Kosin, President, Greater Illinois Title Company
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau released its long awaited regulations recently that will change the way consumers shop for and close on residential real estate transactions. The new regulation combines disclosures required under the Truth in Lending Act and the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act.
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Have you tried Digital Ink® yet?
That's the electronic signature product IAR gives members for free in their zipForm® Plus account. If the answer is no, here's a video and written guide to get you started. You'll soon be saving paper, time, gas and miles. Contact Janet Bailey with questions: jbailey@indianarealtors.com or 317.913.3239.
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Evansville launches rental registry to track landlords
The Associated Press via WISH-TV
Evansville landlords could face fines if they fail to register their rental properties with the city under a new mandatory registry program. Building commissioner Ron Beane tells the Evansville Courier & Press that the city wants to create its first comprehensive list of rental properties. He says the registry will ensure that police and code enforcement officials have accurate contact information for all addresses.
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Fishers accepting proposals for downtown half-acre site
Indianapolis Business Journal
The Fishers Redevelopment Commission is looking for a new two- or three-story building to occupy about a half-acre of land in the Nickel Plate District. The city published the request for proposals for the property located at 11671 Lantern Road, which is currently a temporary parking lot, and will accept offers for a month.
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New Bloomington hotels embrace urban, new-age styles
The Associated Press via Indianapolis Business Journal
As Bloomington's downtown housing market spent the past decade growing taller and more fashionable, its hotel industry has done the same. Three hotel projects finished last year — Hyatt Place, Spring-Hill Suites and Candlewood Suites — have added about 420 rooms to the city's tourism industry, according to Mike McAfee, executive director of Visit Bloomington.
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Foreign money is pouring into US real estate, and it's not just houses
Bloomberg
Blockbuster real estate deals are back and breaking records as cash from around the globe pours into U.S. office buildings, apartment complexes and other investment properties. Commercial real estate transactions jumped 45 percent by dollar volume in the first quarter, an increase driven by sales of multiple buildings or entire companies, according to research firm Real Capital Analytics Inc.
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