Real Estate News Roundup: June 11th Edition


Hello, hello!  This week’s round up brings us Wall Street’s views on U.S. Real Estate expansion, how the Trumps believe in real estate in the long-term, how even Shark Tank can’t kill Real Estate Crowdfunding and more This weeks articles were gathered a varied assortment of real estate news from the Huffington Post, the Austin Business Journal, Bloomberg, KBTX Bryan/College Station, NBC News and The Motley Fool.

There’s something for everyone to read, so make sure and share what articles resonated the most with you over at the Champions School of Real Estate facebook and twitter pages! Enjoy your morning read – see you next week!


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>>  Sharks Bite, But Can’t Kill Real Estate Crowdfunding (Huffington Post) 

By Jorge Newberry

In January, McDaniel, the CEO of Tycoon, a real estate crowdfunding startup, was on “Shark Tank,” the ABC reality TV show where five potential investors listen to the pitch from an entrepreneur and decide whether to invest in the product or the business. It didn’t go well…


>>  10 lessons learned after 10 years in Austin real estate (Austin Business Journal) 

By Joshua Bernstein

Last October marked my 10th year as a real estate lawyer in Austin. I have watched the city (quite literally from my office window) and its real estate market change immensely. Some of what I’ve learned, I think, is worth sharing. Here are 10 lessons learned during my 10 years in Austin… 

>> Carlyle Weighs U.S. Real Estate Expansion (Bloomberg) 

By Devin Banerjee

Carlyle is evaluating whether clients would be receptive to a so-called core-plus strategy in real estate, Rubenstein said at Morgan Stanley’s financials conference Tuesday in New York…


>> Real Estate Center At Texas A&M Offers Hints To Get Most Out Of Oil And Gas Leases (KBTX) 

By Associated Press

Drilling has changed drastically in the 13 years since the Real Estate Center’s Hints on Negotiating an Oil & Gas Lease was last revised. Author Judon Fambrough, an attorney with the center at Texas A&M University, said some of the most important changes involve horizontal drilling and fracking… 

>> Ivanka Trump: We believe in real estate long-term (NBC News)

By CNBC (Video)

Perspective on commercial real estate valuations, with Ivanka Trump, Trump Org. Exec VP of Dev., who also says she would be lucky as an American if her father, Donald Trump ran for president…  

>> The Best Business Model in Real Estate (The Motley Fool) 

By Matthew Frankel

One of the best ways to learn how to invest in real estate is to learn lessons from those who have been successful, so let’s see what we can learn from some residential REIT heavyweights and the habits of other successful real estate investors…





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