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Mortgage Servicing Complaints Reach A Three-Year High
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Mortgage Servicing Complaints Reach A Three-Year High

Many homeowners are falling behind on their mortgages. getty The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) released a report this week showing that mortgage complaints to the government agency have risen to their highest level in three years. The CFPB received approximately 38,100 mortgage origination and servicing complaints from January 1, 2020 through March 31, 2021,…

Here Are The Properties At Stake In The Gates Divorce
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Here Are The Properties At Stake In The Gates Divorce

The Gates estate in Medina, Washington. Harley Soltes/KRT/Newscom Bill and Melinda Gates’ divorce announcement is likely to spark one of the largest divisions of personal assets in history. Bill Gates is presently the world’s fourth-richest person, with a $130.5 billion fortune, stemming from his $25 billion stake in Microsoft, a host of publicly traded investments…

Another Eight-Figure Pocket Deal: Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Snags $43 Million Hamptons Mansion
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Another Eight-Figure Pocket Deal: Patriots Owner Robert Kraft Snags $43 Million Hamptons Mansion

Robert Kraft is the reported buyer of a $43 million mansion in the Hamptons. Google Maps New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is reportedly the buyer of a $43 million mansion in Southampton, New York, closing on what appears to be his most expensive home through a private, off-market transaction.  Such closely held deals, called…

Mall Footfall’s Back, But in The ‘New Retail’ Centers Evolve or Devolve
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Mall Footfall’s Back, But in The ‘New Retail’ Centers Evolve or Devolve

With fitness and home furnishings retailers in expansion mode, and many malls looking to fill empty … [+] anchor boxes, Dick’s Sporting Goods and At Home are a perfect traffic drivers. Dick’s Sporting Goods and At Home Analytics firm Placer.ai reported that traffic in a 52-mall sample was up 86 percent over March, 2020. And…

NerdWallet’s Home Seller Report Reveals What Buyers And Sellers Should Know In Today’s Market
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NerdWallet’s Home Seller Report Reveals What Buyers And Sellers Should Know In Today’s Market

More buyers than sellers define today’s market getty NerdWallet’s Home Seller Report reveals what buyers and sellers should know in today’s market. NerdWallet recently released its Home Seller Report. Though the number of homes for sale across the country remain at record lows it appears more sellers will be coming to market over the next 18 months….

Why The Rock Paid $28 Million For A Home Through A ‘Pocket Listing’—And Many Others Are Too
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Why The Rock Paid $28 Million For A Home Through A ‘Pocket Listing’—And Many Others Are Too

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson closed on a $27.8 million off-market home in April. RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images On Manhattan’s Billionaires’ Row, just off Central Park, a luxury four-bedroom residence is up for sale. Featuring ten-foot ceilings, four-and-a-half bathrooms and an eat-in kitchen, the unit also includes 24-hour concierge service. The catch? Good luck finding it on the…

This Startup Streamlines Furnishing Procurement For Multi-Location Projects
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This Startup Streamlines Furnishing Procurement For Multi-Location Projects

Charlie Miner, founder of contemporary furnishings marketplace WorkOf and WorkOf Studio, came up … [+] with the idea for procurement software while working on projects such as the Chambers Hotel in lower Manhattan. Courtesy of Notch In this era of remote work, it may seem like managing furniture, fixtures and equipment (FF&E) procurement for multi-location…