Real estate business

How SUGEF is making real estate in Costa Rica evolve:

As of this year, the government of Costa Rica has extended the authority of SUGEF to include oversight of real estate agencies. This article will examine how this new requirement affects the real estate industry in Costa Rica. What is SUGEF? “SUGEF” stands for “Superintendencia General de Entidades Financieras” (Superintendence of Financial Institutions). This organization […]

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The real estate agency offers sales without commission

KEVIN STENT / Stuff There is a high demand for homes in Wellington, says Euan Mackenzie. A Wellington real estate agency is hoping that a commission-free offer will help it make a name for itself in the market. Euan Mackenzie, owner of Mackenzies Real Estate in Hutt Valley, is moving from commercial to residential real […]

Real estate management

Property management company takes over vacant Castro storefront

Brick and Mortar Real Estate Services moved to 587 Castro Street, which was once home to clothing retailer Clobba, which closed last year after 22 years in business. According to its website, The Brick and Mortar is a “full-service residential management company focused on the needs of clients who own residential income properties in San […]

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Kendra Wilkinson joins Kyle Richards’ husband’s real estate company, The Agency

Here’s the crossover you didn’t expect: Former “Girls Next Door” star Kendra Wilkinson is now working for a “Real Housewives of Beverly Hills” family. Wilkinson – who passed his real estate exam last month – got a job with The Agency, a real estate company founded by Kyle Richards’ husband Mauricio Umansky. The former Playmate, […]

Real estate business

Facebook events for your real estate business — RISMedia

You may have had to get creative exploring different options for hosting open houses lately. You’ve probably already started working with tools like Zoom or Facebook Live, but you might not have tried another free tool: Facebook Events. With Facebook Events, you have the opportunity to connect with your audience on Facebook and let them […]

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A real estate company retracts the dismissal of an agent accused of racism in a video

A North Carolina real estate company has reversed its decision to fire one of its employees seen in a viral video accused of racial profiling after new information emerged. The clip shows a confrontation between realtor Keller Williams Kim Barnhart and a group of people at a neighborhood swimming pool in Raleigh. The clip shows […]

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Real estate firm now says it’s ‘dissociating’ itself from agent after online posts suggest it uses racial slurs ::

By Bryan Mims, WRAL Reporter Raleigh, North Carolina — A real estate company that backtracked on Monday and decided not to cut ties with a Raleigh agent who is the subject of a viral video has again changed its mind and is “dissociating” itself from her. Gina Benthuysen, managing director of Raleigh-based Keller Williams Preferred, […]