Top Sales: LeBron ranks among September’s priciest pick-ups

A Lakers star and a power couple bought Beverly Hills homes in September, keeping L.A.’s ultra-luxury market chugging along after a red-hot summer. Here’s a closer look at the priciest deals that went down in L.A. County last month.

$39.15 million — Beverly Hills

Near the Beverly Hills Flats, one of the largest estates ever offered in the community fetched one of the biggest prices: $39.15 million.

The home was owned by Joshua Greer, founder of RealD Inc., which is known for RealD 3D, a system used in movie theaters. He sold it to a trust tied to an East Coast investor, records show.

A brick walkway leads past mature trees to the two-story home's front door, bordered by bay windows.

The 1940s property sits on nearly two acres and includes a tennis court, swimming pool and guesthouse.

(Rodeo Realty)

Spanning two acres, the tree-filled grounds center on a 1940s home with Old Hollywood style across 9,000 square feet. Inside, there’s a dining room with leather-covered

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Colorado wildfires rage as blaze incinerates dozens of mountain homes, ranks among state’s costliest fires

Firefighters in Colorado were able to gain ground Monday against the state’s largest wildfire on record, as the damage from another blaze has totaled among the most costly in state history. 

The largest blaze currently burning in Colorado, the Cameron Peak Fire, is now 205,004 acres and 51% contained as of Tuesday morning. 

“We were finally able to go on offense,” incident commander Dan Dallas said.

COLORADO WILDFIRES FORCE THOUSANDS TO EVACUATE, BLAZE ‘JUST EXPLODED’ TO 8,700 ACRES

Officials said firefighting efforts were “very successful” throughout the day, despite near-critical fire weather conditions.

The Cameron Peak Fire has burned over 205,000 acres and is 51% contained as of Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.

The Cameron Peak Fire has burned over 205,000 acres and is 51% contained as of Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.
(US Forest Service/InciWeb)

“There were no impacts to any structures that we are aware of and fire growth over the last 24 hours was only about 100 acres,” officials said on Facebook.

Officials were able to fly “a

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Florida International University ranks top for real estate research

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The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked the university’s College of Business first for real estate research.

Florida International University came out on top in a global study.

The Journal of Real Estate Literature ranked the university’s College of Business first for real estate research, according to an FIU press release. It is the first time the university ranks at the top in the study. FIU tied with the National University of Singapore.

The American Real Estate Society runs the Journal of Real Estate Literature. The three-member editorial team includes Eli Beracha, director of the Hollo School of Real Estate. The 24-member editorial board includes FIU Hollo School of Real Estate Prof. Julia Freybote, Fannie Mae Director of Economics Michael LaCour-Little, and National University of Singapore Real Estate Prof. Joseph Ooi.

FIU’s College of Business was also ranked first for the fifth consecutive year for real estate research in the

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Stream Realty Partners Ranks as Top Property Management Firm

DALLAS, Oct. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Stream Realty Partners (Stream), a full-service national real estate investment, development and services company, has been ranked as the top Property Management Firm in the Dallas Business Journal’s North Texas Commercial Property Managers. The list compares total local commercial square feet managed, and in 2019, Stream’s Property Management platform has almost doubled the number of properties managed and grew its total footprint to 74.4 million square feet in Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW).

“2019 was an incredible year for the DFW Property Management Team. Many thanks to our Accounting and Construction Management teams for supporting the growth,” said Mica Hopkins CPA, Managing Director of Property Management for Stream’s DFW office. “We would not be successful without our exceptional team and the passion they have for our clients, tenants and commercial real estate.”

Exponential growth appears to be on trend for Stream’s Property Management Services with

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D-FW ranks as one of the top U.S. property markets for 2021

For the second year in a row, Austin out shines Dallas-Fort Worth in a long-running real estate beauty contest.

But the real star of the annual Emerging Trends in Real Estate report is Raleigh-Durham, N.C., which was voted the top metro market to watch in the year ahead.

The widely anticipated report – in its 42nd year – quizzes hundreds of real estate pros from across the country to rate the best property markets for the year ahead. The study is done by the Urban Land Institute and PriceWaterhouse Coopers.

D-FW was ranked first two years ago in the poll. And last year Austin took the lead.

D-FW has moved up from sixth to fourth place in the newest poll that asks real estate execs where will be the hottest places to buy and build in 2021.

The emphasis for next year is smaller urban markets – not mega coastal

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