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The threat of eviction hangs heavily above immigrant families who have lost work as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. (Getty)

Hotel owners are shooting for the stars – in terms of their delinquencies on CMBS debt, that is.

Fearing homelessness and deportation, Wilfredo Avila found himself sleeping on a park bench, along with his girlfriend, Patricia Carillo, in Washington, D.C. Two weeks...

Hotel owners are shooting for the stars – in terms of their delinquencies on CMBS debt, that is.
Keller Williams to cut ties with top franchise owner following sexual harassment allegations

Keller Williams to cut ties with top franchise owner following sexual harassment allegations

Keller Williams is cutting ties with Seth Campbell, the owner of several of the brokerage’s market centers with approximately 500 agents under his supervision,...

Keller Williams to cut ties with top franchise owner following sexual harassment allegations
Mortgage Banker Association’s weekly index shows another increase in purchase applications for home loans during the second week of June 2020 (iStock)

Mortgage applications to buy homes hit 11-year high

Homebuyers haven’t been this busy looking for financing in more than a decade. An index tracking mortgage applications to...

Mortgage applications to buy homes hit 11-year high
Fredrik Eklund, Julia Spillman and John Gomes (Getty, iStock)

Threatened by tech, agents turn to app

Agents are trying to take back the power as virtual tours and contact-less showings threaten to displace them. Front and center is Julia Spillman, Douglas Elliman broker and CEO of the Eklund-Gomes Team, who...

Threatened by tech, agents turn to app
Compass CEO Robert Reffkin (Getty)

Robert Reffkin recounts instances of racism

UPDATED: June 3, 2:35 p.m.: As a young man in New York, Robert Reffkin was stopped by police who left his white friends alone. He watched taxis pass him by “over a hundred times.”...

Robert Reffkin recounts instances of racism
From left: Pam Liebman of Corcoran, James Whelan of REBNY, Audrey Gelman of The Wing, Moiz Malik of Nooklyn, Paul Massey of B6 Real Estate, Bess Freedman of BHS, and Zach Aarons of Metaprop (Getty)

“Not just lip service:” Real estate promises change as protests sweep nation

As anger and frustration over racism and police brutality grip the nation, real estate executives and business leaders are...

“Not just lip service:” Real estate promises change as protests sweep nation
Clockwise from bottom left: Robert Reffkin of Compass, John Gomes, Scott Rechler of RXR Realty, Richard Barton of Zillow, Gary Keller of Keller Williams and Don Peebles of The Peebles Corporation (Getty)

“America is in crisis:” Real estate leaders address George Floyd protests

UPDATED June 1, 2020, 3:25 p.m.: On May 25, George Floyd, a black man in Minneapolis, died after being...

“America is in crisis:” Real estate leaders address George Floyd protests
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Loan applications to buy homes rise for fifth week

Prospective homebuyers are continuing to come out of the woodwork to apply for purchase loans. For the fifth consecutive...

Loan applications to buy homes rise for fifth week
An institutional investor’s sale of a 7 percent stake in an exchange-traded real estate fund reveals deep concerns about the sector. (Credit: iStock)

Mystery investor dumps big stake in real estate fund

As stocks tumbled last week, an unknown institution sold more than 10.5 million shares of an exchanged-traded fund that...

Mystery investor dumps big stake in real estate fund
Small landlords, such as Jan Lee, a New York landlord who owns two buildings, say Wall Street players will take their place unless rent relief comes soon. (Credit: Twitter; background via BRYAN R. SMITH/AFP via Getty Images)

Small landlords call for rent relief package, fearing Wall Street takeover

Calls for the government to bail out the rental housing market are getting louder, and they’re not just coming...

Small landlords call for rent relief package, fearing Wall Street takeover
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