Warning to Owners of rundown properties

LAS VEGAS – The county has a warning for the owners of rundown rental properties. Clark County Commisioner Tick Segerblom is calling on landlords in older parts of the Las Vegas valley to bring their properties up to code and keep them well-maintained. Segerblom laid out the consequences they could face for not meeting the …

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Brexit causing Estate Agency Staffing Problems

United Kingdom – The estate agency industry is in a staffing dilemma because of the continuing uncertainty over Brexit and its effect on the housing market. That’s the claim from the founder of the UK’s longest-established estate agency recruitment consultancy. Buy, Sell and List your residential home Real Estate with Property Angels Attorney Realtors. Complete one easy online …

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Real estate companies sued over text message spam

USA – Agent cold calls have come under attack recently and now their text message equivalent are also under scrutiny. Two Florida law firms have teamed up to file lawsuits against three real estate companies of very different sizes: Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, which is owned by Realogy subsidiary NRT and has more than …

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Property owners face steep tax increases

Australia – A bull run in Melbourne’s commercial real estate values over the last five years has caused a sharp rise in land tax assessments arriving in landlords and property owners’ mailboxes, rattling many investors. long with stamp duty, land tax is one of the Victorian treasury’s biggest revenue sources, expected to contribute $3.1 billion …

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The priciest estate agents are most likely to overvalue

United Kingdom – Big estate agencies more likely to mislead sellers about property values. Homeowners could be tricked into paying higher rates of commission due to expensive agents misleading them over their properties’s values. The estate agencies most commonly overvaluing properties (saying they’re worth more than they really are in order to win business) are …

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