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Capping broker"s fees? Here"s a better way to help renters

The City Council has introduced legislation seeking to reduce move-in costs for renters. While it’s encouraging to see the council taking on a critically important issue in our city, the bills fail... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJun 12th, 2019

Why capping broker fees will do more harm than good

It is always a good idea t.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 15th, 2019

U.S. SEC adopts rules to prevent broker conflicts, boost disclosure

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday voted to adopt a package of rules requiring brokerage firms to disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commissions brokers earn when giving financial advice......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

SEC poised to adopt rules aimed at preventing broker conflicts, boosting disclosure

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Wednesday will vote to adopt a package of rules mandating brokerage firms disclose potential conflicts in the fees investors pay and the commission brokers earn when giving financial advice......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJun 5th, 2019

Rental agents should seize their opportunity to be heard

On Tuesday, June 11 at 10am at City Hall, we have a one-time only opportunity to tell our City Council not to pass legislation that would cap certain rental broker fees. Last week, a new version .....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyJun 4th, 2019

Investors can earn risk-free income of 6-8% annually by lending stocks

As a lender, you can place an order with the broker mentioning the stock, quantity to lend, period, and lending fees you expect on a per share basis.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 12th, 2018

Watch Out NYSE—Wall Street Is Building Its Own Stock Exchange

A group of nine banks are leading the charge. Wall Street broker-dealers have long been frustrated with what they say are over-the-top fees charged by stock exchange giants such as the Nasdaq and New York Stock Exchange. The solution: Build .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 7th, 2019

Council bill aims to cap broker fees, security deposits

City Council legislation expected to be introduced today would limit broker fees and security deposits for rental apartments and would standardize repayment of deposits—moves the real estate industry... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkFeb 16th, 2019

A Whole New Dimension Of Crypto As Bitcoin Hits Above US$10K

Get ready for a whole new dimension of crypto as bitcoin hits above the US$10K mark. Below comments from Fred Schebesta Co-founder of cryptocurrency broker HiveEx.com and one of the world&.....»»

Category: blogSource: valuewalk11 hr. 49 min. ago

Broker Darlings of the Dow: United Technologies Ranks As a Top 15 Analyst Pick

Dividend Channel.....»»

Category: topSource: redinews12 hr. 18 min. ago

Adviser links: confusing and misleading

Mondays are all about financial adviser-related links here at Abnormal Returns. You can check out last week’s links including a look at... The biz"In early 2019 broker-dealer Morgan Stanley threatened to stop doing busine.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturns14 hr. 4 min. ago

Restaurants twist arms of delivery companies for lower fees

Floret 225 Bowery Lower East Side boutique hotel Sister City has an eclectic all-day restaurant that serves flavors of East Asia, North Africa, Australia and the Mediterranean.  Ollie’s Ice Cream... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyork16 hr. 4 min. ago

Home of the Day: Queen Anne Victorian Home Updated for Today"s Lifestyle in Port Townsend

By Katherine Hansen, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals20 hr. 4 min. ago

How new rent laws in N.Y. help all tenants

The rules affect evictions, security deposits, application fees and more, and could have an impact on policies in other states......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 23rd, 2019

Striving for Constant Improvement

In the following interview, Paul Ekstrom, broker/owner of Realty ONE Group Choice in Andover, Minn., discusses affiliating with the brand, generating leads, and more. Region Served: Andover and Northeast, Minn. Years in Real Estate: 12 Number .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJun 23rd, 2019

Tools, Training and Technology

In the following interview, Richard Raspantini, broker/owner of HomeSmart Premier Living Realty in Williston Park, N.Y., discusses leveraging technology, in the backend of the brokerage and in marketing. Region Served: Long Island, Queens and .....»»

Category: realestateSource: rismediaJun 22nd, 2019

Country Time offers to pay fines for kids operating unlicensed lemonade stands

The lemonade mix company Country Time announced an initiative to cover any fees you get from not having a p.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 21st, 2019

Enough is enough. Let’s abolish overdraft fees

Bank fees have gotten way out of hand — so much.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesJun 21st, 2019

Home of the Day: Custom Built View Home Nestled in Bellevue"s Somerset Neighborhood

By Christina Roberts, Broker Home of the Day is presented by the Puget Sound Business Journal with Realogics Sotheby's International Realty. This is your invitation to view some of Seattle's most-luxurious properties. Come inside and take a look ar.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 21st, 2019

Brainstorm Finance: Banking’s Future Will Be a Battle Over Consumer Trust

'Challenger' banks explain how low fees can help regain trust. It all comes down to trust. And, of course, fees. “Our opening comes from the single great challenge t.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 20th, 2019

Parents, here's another expense you'll have to charge to your card this summer: childcare.

One in three parents who expect to pay for childcare during the summertime school break will charge some of the fees, acc.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJun 20th, 2019