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    A reckoning on rent

    Three of Petra Drauschak’s 14 tenants have abandoned their leases during the pandemic. One had already stopped paying by February 2020, when Covid began sweeping across the U.S., but Drauschak’s hands were tied by...

    A reckoning on rent
    From left to right: Keller Williams president Marc King, Carl Liebert, CEO of KWx, the parent holding company of KW and Gary Keller, executive chairman, KWx and Keller Williams. (Keller Williams/Illustration by Kevin Rebong for The Real Deal)

    Keller Williams shakes up its C-suite

    The restructuring of Keller Williams’ C-suite continues, with the brokerage announcing a new president and a spate of executive promotions. The firm’s co-directors of growth, Marc King and Matt Green, will now serve as...

    Keller Williams shakes up its C-suite
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    Prosecutor pushes for more LLC transparency

    A month after a federal law required more transparency on real estate transactions, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance wants it expanded. Vance is requesting the Treasury Department mandate more reporting from special purpose entities...

    Prosecutor pushes for more LLC transparency
    Blackstone CEO Jonathan Gray (Getty; iStock)

    Blackstone revenue jumps in Q4

     Blackstone saw revenue jump in the fourth quarter, which the company attributed to some pandemic-resilient investments. The company reported $3.6 billion in revenue in the final quarter of 2020, up from $2.1 billion during...

    Blackstone revenue jumps in Q4
    Multifamily's trillion-dollar tango
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    Multifamily’s trillion-dollar tango

    Multifamily lenders and policymakers have taken much the same approach with evictions and mounting debt during the pandemic: Put things off and hope the rental market’s problems resolve themselves before it’s too late. That...

    Multifamily’s trillion-dollar tango
    Sen. Charles Schumer and President-elect Joe Biden (Getty)

    Senate flip: 5 real estate takeaways

    When Joe Biden won the 2020 election, there was a significant hurdle between the president-elect and some real estate reforms he wanted: a Republican Senate. That changed Wednesday when two Democrats won Senate seats...

    Senate flip: 5 real estate takeaways
    (Clockwise from top left) Stephen Schwarzman of Blackstone Group, James Whelan of the Real Estate Board of New York, Jorge Pérez of the Related Group and Scott Rechler of RXR Realty denounce Wednesday’s siege on the Capitol Building (Getty)

    Real estate industry denounces “insurrection” in DC

    After a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol Building Wednesday, business and real estate leaders — even those who...

    Real estate industry denounces “insurrection” in DC
    U.S. pending home sales declined for the third consecutive month. (iStock)

    Pending home sales decline for third straight month

     A measure of pending home sales declined for the third consecutive month, as prices rise and inventory shrinks. The...

    Pending home sales decline for third straight month

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