CEO Connect: Realogy looking to real estate outsiders for competitive edge

NEW YORK — A year into his tenure as president and chief executive of Realogy Franchise Group, John Peyton told Inman Connect guests that the company has thrived by hiring real estate outsiders …

2017 will go down as a big year for real estate M&A

We projected 2017 would be a “good, but not great year” for merger and acquisition (M&A) activity in the real estate space, and what unfolded was quite significant, including the biggest brokerage acquisition in decades, an ongoing fight for California market share and a busy stint for large regional independent firms …

BRP Companies begins construction on East NY affordable housing

As part of a nearly $200 million affordable housing enterprise, BRP Companies recently celebrated the rehabilitation of 468 low-income apartments and broke ground on 242 new units, named Livonia Commons (L2), in East New York …

Freddie Mac taps Capital One VP to lead affordable mortgage lending efforts

Government-sponsored enterprise Freddie Mac has tapped Daniel Gardner, a longtime champion of affordable mortgage lending, to create new opportunities for low- and moderate-income borrowers and underserved communities …