Abode Real Estate Partners With Side to Better Serve Clients and Community

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Abode Real Estate today announced its partnership with Side, the only real estate technology company that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams, and independent brokerages to transform them into market-leading boutique brands and businesses.

SAN FRANCISCO, August 3, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Abode Real Estate today announced its partnership with Side, the only real estate technology company that exclusively partners with high-performing agents, teams, and independent brokerages to transform them into market-leading boutique brands and businesses. The alliance will ensure that Abode Real Estate, a premium one-stop shop that addresses every real estate need, is powered by the industry’s

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Democrats Took Millions From Real Estate Interests Before Allowing Eviction Moratorium to End

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As the homes of millions of renters across the U.S. were threatened this week by the White House’s and Congress’s refusal to extend the eviction moratorium put in place by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Democrats’ inaction was directly benefiting some of the party’s biggest backers in the real estate industry.

“It’s not shocking, because we have seen this pattern again and again. What is shocking is that millions of people are at risk of not just becoming homeless, but also getting a deadly disease.”
—Sara Myklebust, Georgetown University

As Andrew Perez and Joel Warner reported in

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Real estate giant Related Cos. to require all employees to get vaccinated

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Related Companies is the latest New York-based real estate giant to crack down on employees who are not vaccinated.

The Manhattan-based firm — whose marquee properties include Midtown Manhattan’s Hudson Yards — told its 4,000 employees Monday that if they have not already been vaccinated they will be required to get at least one jab by Aug. 31 — or be fired.

Some 1,000 employees who work in the company’s corporate offices across the country — including at its headquarters at Hudson Yards, as well as in Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco and other major cities — were required as

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Downtown Seattle office vacancies still high as virus variant clouds real estate outlook

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After a year of remote life that emptied much of downtown Seattle, the summer appeared to bring signs of a return. Vaccine rates picked up, Pike Place Market filled with tourists and tech behemoths made plans for at least some of their employees to return to their cubicles.

Not so fast. 

As the delta variant of the coronavirus surges and public health officials again recommend wearing masks, question marks are back in the forecast for Seattle’s acres of office space.

Google and Apple, both with a presence in South Lake Union, delayed their planned returns to the office until

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This sprawling Sonoma estate for sale wants a Bitcoin offer

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Santa Rosa homes on sprawling acreage with pools aren’t exactly unique in North Bay real estate, but when the buyer can pay for them in Bitcoin, things get interesting. 

The property at 2600 Warrington Road in Santa Rosa offers over 17 acres. It includes a custom-built main home with a wine cellar, an outdoor kitchen, and a pool, as well as a separate and fully equipped one bedroom cottage with an office.

Listing agent Lisa Thomas told SFGATE the decision to offer the home for both $3.3 million cash or Bitcoin came from the seller. “Our client is very knowledgeable

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