With Premier Agent 2.0, StreetEasy will screen buyers by phone

Here comes Premier Agent 2.0. StreetEasy is making changes to the way the controversial agent advertising program works, the company confirmed. Going forward, a StreetEasy representative will screen potential buyers before passing along live leads to buy-side agents by phone. Previously, agents who advertised on StreetEasy received an email notification if a potential buyer wanted[…]

Miami broker Kevin Tomlinson sentenced to probation for extortion; banned from working in real estate

Former South Beach real estate agent Kevin Tomlinson was sentenced on Friday to an extended period of probation and was banned from the industry for extorting a top-producing broker duo, threatening to expose them for manipulation of home sales data unless they paid up. Tomlinson, who faced up to 30 years in prison, was convicted[…]

Innovo continues expansion with sublease of massive industrial site in the Bronx

Innovo Property Group is taking over a huge industrial property in Hunts Point. The company has signed a sublease at 1132 Oak Point Avenue, which consists of three buildings spanning 270,000 square feet, according to city records. Innovo is taking over the property from Commonwealth Industrial Parks, which is linked to the landowner and economic[…]