Month: June 2017

Parkway Announces $1.2 Billion Sale Agreement with Canada Pension Plan

Parkway, Inc. (NYSE: PKY) said June 30 it has agreed to be sold to the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) for $1.2 billion. Parkway’s portfolio consists of the Houston-based assets that were spun off into a new REIT following the 2016 merger between Cousins Properties Inc. (NYSE: CUZ) and Parkway Properties, Inc. Source: RSS …

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Penny Nathan: Raising the Standard for Success

Penny Nathan’s career in real estate began in 2000 when she started selling homes in San Diego. Today, she serves as president and CEO of Ascent Real Estate, Inc. “Real estate first drew my attention as a business in which I would have a deep, intrinsic interest,” says Nathan. “It offers the stability that homeownership …

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Trulia: Limited Listings, Limited Window

Housing markets most squeezed by inventory shortages in recent years are seeing listings come off the market in record time. The recently released Trulia® Inventory and Price Watch identifies an ongoing trend in the housing market: the more inventory declines, the less time homes spend on the market. Supply kept falling in the second quarter …

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Hispanics to Begin Bridging Gap in Homeownership Rate

The Hispanic homeownership rate is trailing behind the white homeownership rate, at 26 percent below the white homeownership rate in 2015—a catch-up, though gradual, from 29 percent in 1995. Hispanics could, however, make strides to bridge the gap in the future, according to a recent Insight from Freddie Mac. The Insight determines the disparity between …

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Build a Better Listing Presentation Package With RPR®

NAR PULSE—Sellers want to know if your agents’ presentations are based on their keen sense of the market, their expertise in determining value, and their ability to bring a deal to close in the shortest time possible and at the highest price. The key to your agents nailing that next listing is for them to …

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Great Living on the Great Barrier Reef

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Retirees Turning to Custom Homes to Get the Right Space Luxury Homes: How to Tell If You’re Getting a Fair Price $1 Million a Week, Starting With Quality Leads This ocean-front palatial property has it all, literally: …

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