Category: Residential Real Estate

By Kathy Canavan After Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter vanished while showing a home to a prospective buyer in 2014, the National Association of Realtors bumped up its efforts to keep agents safe. “It was such a high-profile situation that it raised the consciousness of a lot of Realtors,” said Anne C, Rendle, CEO…

Last year turned out to be a positive one for the mortgage market, but mortgage lenders face a tougher operating environment in 2016. Against this backdrop, Fannie Mae surveyed senior mortgage executives in November to identify their concerns as they headed into 2016. Despite their desire to grow or maintain their mortgage origination business in…

Developers share what scares them most

By Kathy Canavan Four major Wilmington developers told what keeps them up at night at the Urban Land Institute’s Delaware Developers’ Forum earlier this month. Michael Hare, senior vice president of Buccini Pollin Group, got a round of applause when he joked, “The presidential election terrifies me. It does keep me up at night, especially…

Charitable gifting through donations of real estate is one of the most underutilized methods of transferring assets in today’s market, although in many cases it can be the most viable strategy as far as the disposition of certain real estate is concerned. An estimated $300,000 billion of assets are given to more than 1.3 million 501C3…