Considering a Fixer-Upper? Seven Tips for Success

Dreaming of buying your first home but your budget doesn’t quite match what you’re dream had in mind? Many first time home buyers find their … [Read more...]

Flip It Good! Top 10 Home-Flipping Hotbeds Where Profits Are Through the Roof

Watching HGTV and the DIY Network, it just looks so easy to transform a home from an unpromising wreck into a seductive dreamboat—and to net big bucks … [Read more...]

The New Normal In New York City Real Estate

New York City real estate is never short of buzzwords, but few have been built into the fabric of the real estate industry like “safe haven.” The … [Read more...]

How to Win the Listing Before you Arrive

Learn the Proven System Tom Ferry Coaching Members Use to Make 10X More GCI. How can you show up right on time for a listing … [Read more...]

Why Buyers May Lose If They Don’t Act Now

DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, MARCH 12, 2018 Rising mortgage rates could have a big impact on the direction your buyers choose when shopping … [Read more...]

5 Reasons It’ll Pay to Sell Your Home Early in 2018

It's been nearly a decade since the Great Recession delivered the worst housing crash in modern memory. But these days, the fallout feels squarely in … [Read more...]

An Optimistic Real Estate Broker’s 2018 Forecast

This year will be the year of 'the woman' Let's make 2018 your breakout year! I used to make predictions for the … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Why Real Estate Is the Best

Every once in awhile, when you’re having a tough time on the job, it’s nice to be reminded why you bothered going into such a crazy field in the first … [Read more...]

Life Since My Mother’s Murder

Carl Carter Jr., the son of slain Arkansas real estate agent Beverly Carter, opens up about her death and how it awakened his drive to ensure every … [Read more...]

Pros and Cons Between Condo, Co-op and Condop

In New York City, your home search is a little more complicated than knowing what price range and neighborhood you’re targeting You also need to know … [Read more...]

8 Things Home-Sellers Risk When They Sell Without a Real Estate Agent

A seller has to consider the amount of time and endless follow-up devoted to selling a home. Key Takeaways: Poor and incomplete presentation … [Read more...]

America’s biggest mortgage lender is making it easier for millennials to buy their first home

In the housing bubble, just about anyone who could apply for a mortgage was able to get one. A decade after the crash, the largest lenders are … [Read more...]

$10M Listing or Bust: Breaking into Luxury Real Estate without Being Rich

Zach and Cody Vichinsky see themselves as disrupters in the way that high-end real estate is analyzed, marketed and sold Key Takeaways You … [Read more...]

Jersey City Creates ‘No Knock’ Registry as Relief From Realtors

 Longtime homeowners in Jersey City, N.J., are trying to put the kibosh on endless aggressive real estate solicitations sparked by a hot property … [Read more...]

Want to Become a Real Estate Investor? You’ll Make the Most Money If You Buy Here

Becoming a real estate investor is suddenly hot, thanks in part to those legions of HGTV-aholics inspired after binge-watching episodes of shows like … [Read more...]

Top 10 Tech Tools for REALTORS®

Many people live in smart homes, drive smart cars and use smart phones. REALTORS® should be no different, especially with all the tech tools at their … [Read more...]

Beware double agents New rules for residential brokers on both sides of deals in California have raised old issues in NYC

Albany has a clear warning for consumers facing brokers who represent both buyers and sellers on a residential real estate deal. “BE WARY OF DUAL … [Read more...]

What 5 housing market experts are watching in 2017

2016 was a good year for housing. Interest rates hovered near historic lows until December. In November sales of existing homes were at their highest … [Read more...]

Why Investment Real Estate in Costa Rica Makes Sense

Countless investment opportunities exist. There are numerous options to consider when looking at investment real estate in Costa Rica. As Central … [Read more...]

The Top 10 Benefits Of Social Media Marketing

To some entrepreneurs, social media marketing is the “next big thing,” a temporary yet powerful fad that must be taken advantage of while it’s still … [Read more...]

4 Listing Presentation Questions you Should Always be Prepared to Answer

An excellent sales pitch can be derailed by unexpected inquiries Key Takeaways It is imperative to have answers to all price-related … [Read more...]

Zillow Group nixes manual listing entry for real estate agents, doubles down on direct listing feeds

Starting in May, Trulia and Zillow will only accept listings directly from MLSs or brokerages Real estate agents will soon lose the ability … [Read more...]

Why Are Condos More Expensive Than Co-ops?

So you’ve started your apartment search in a specific neighborhood and you start noticing some pretty wild price swings between similarly sized … [Read more...]

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5 Rights NYC Renters Should Know About

Finding an affordable apartment in New York City can be a taxing and stressful process, so when renters eventually secure a home, they’ll often do … [Read more...]

Heating Tips for Your NYC Apartment

If you haven’t spent a winter in NYC, know this: January and February can be particularly chilly. Get ahead of the cold by making sure your apartment … [Read more...]

5 Dirt-cheap Home-staging I deas

Appearance is everything when selling a home. That's where home staging comes in. And we all want to make our houses look like they are “Designed to … [Read more...]

New Year Brings New Opportunities For Residential Real Estate Rentals In 2017

Three things to keep in mind for 2017: the economy will grow at a slower rate, home prices will continue to rise, but more people will want to rent. … [Read more...]

The US Housing Forecast is Looking Good 2017 to 2020 and Beyond

More experts are predicting a strong year ahead for US housing. They see exisiting home sales of 6 to 6.5 million in 2017 and 160,000 new homes being … [Read more...]

California Supreme Court rules on dual agency case

Judges say listing agent owes fiduciary duty to buyer in in-house deal Key Takeaways The state supreme court affirmed a lower court's ruling … [Read more...]

A Sweet Love Story to Tell in Thanksgiving

14 Yrs After Receiving Shoebox Gift, Filipino Girl Marries Boy Who Sent it When a young Filipino girl received a Christmas gift-filled shoebox in … [Read more...]

7 Things that Could Turn off Homebuyers

When it's time to sell your home, you can invest a ton of time, energy and money into getting the place ready for sale. You might declutter, stage and … [Read more...]

10 Tips Most First-Time Home Buyers Don’t Consider

It's been exactly one year since my husband and I purchased our first homeOpens a New Window. . As one might expect, we've learned a number of … [Read more...]

Should You Look for Your First House — Or Renew Your Lease?

Consider 5 key questions in your quest to decide whether you’re ready to go for it. Tired of working so hard just to build your landlord’s equity … [Read more...]

4 must-knows about Golden Week: why it’s huge and how to profit

750 million Chinese are expected to travel this upcoming National Day Golden Week (1 Oct – 7 More importantly, with Q2 2016 data tracking showing a … [Read more...]

Open Houses on “Crack”

A Once-sleepy Ritual Takes on New Significance as Buyers get Desperate Open houses have always been an important part of residential sales in … [Read more...]

How do you create customers for life? Diligence and craft

'If we've got to be digital - we also have to be human, because that's the thing that connects us to other people.' “Losing sucks, but if you can … [Read more...]

Ten Things to Know About 1031 Exchanges

Tax nerds may be able to spout off Internal Revenue Code Sections, but most people never get beyond 401(k). (That’s right, your workplace retirement … [Read more...]

WATCH: Power lawyer Philip Rosen Shares Negotiation Secrets

https://youtu.be/dFPiGzKcNLM Partner at Weil, Gotshal and Manges has represented Brookfield, Macy's and more Known for his finesse in negotiating … [Read more...]

3 Reasons Messaging Apps Should be Your Next Big Thing

Clients are Using IM and so Should You Key Takeaways Mobile messaging apps have built successful strategies for monetizing their services … [Read more...]

The Week in Real Estate Market Reports

  According to the latest batch of New York City market reports, builder confidence slipped in the first half of the year and the … [Read more...]

10 Ways Home-buyers Can Improve Credit Scores

Buyers will find it easier to get a home loan using these tips Key Takeaways It's better to have two credit cards if you are a … [Read more...]

27 Tips For Making Your Social Media Posts More Visually Appealing

The 5 most effective tools to up your marketing game Key Takeaways Real estate is a visually driven industry; incorporating video can improve … [Read more...]

The Week in Real Estate Market Reports

According to the latest batch of New York City market reports, office leasing in Midtown so far this year is down 31 percent year-over-year, average … [Read more...]

Foreign homebuyers spending less on US real estate, report says

Key Takeaways From April 2015 to March 2016, the total purchase amount from foreign buyers was $102.6 billion, which was a dip from $103.9 … [Read more...]

Housing Development Fund Corporation (HDFC)

HDFC Cooperatives HPD has created tens of thousands of affordable homes as shareholder-owned Housing Development Fund Corporation, or HDFC, … [Read more...]

8 Tips for Cultivating a Mindset of Abundance in Real Estate

We live in a world of opportunities, but the way that we view the industry, the world and ourselves greatly influences how we perceive the … [Read more...]

China’s Most Expensive Home Costs $154 Million

If You’re Paying that Much for a House, You Better Believe it Comes with a Mist-covered Pond   This house is being reported as the most … [Read more...]

Are Housing Bubbles Re-inflating in 3 Major Cities? A look at San Francisco, New York and Miami

Key Takeaways Home flips increased in 75 percent of U.S. markets and accounted for 5.5 percent of all U.S. home sales in 2015. Home prices in … [Read more...]

When to Buy and Sell in New York City

We posed the question to top York real estate experts and their answers on when to buy and sell - and what the figures show -- just might surprise … [Read more...]

“Million Dollar Listing New York”: Deal or no deal?

Recap of Season 5, Episode 7 An episode five years in the making, Fredrik and Luis look to pull off the impossible: broker a successful deal … [Read more...]

US Property Value Appreciation Grinding “to a halt”: Report

Commercial real estate prices “have stopped going up,” according to Green Street Advisors   U.S. commercial real estate values, which have … [Read more...]

Scam Steals Closing Money by Hacking Agent, Escrow Email

https://youtu.be/B-dBs-y6Iyg Deposits necessary to purchase a home are being diverted into hacker accounts, leaving buyers high and dry Key … [Read more...]

Understanding the Power of Air Rights

Phyllis Hattis laments the impending loss of direct sunlight on her Picasso. Casting a literal shadow on her apartment is a proposed 90-story … [Read more...]

4 ways China’s two-child policy will drive real estate boom

China officially announced the abolishment of its 35-year old one-child policy in December 2015.1 Under its new two-child policy, China will now … [Read more...]

5 Lessons I Learned at ICNY This Year

The standouts from this year's event I try to make it a point to learn one new thing every day — a skill, a fact, a life lesson. And after this … [Read more...]

5 Trends Shaping This Year’s Housing Market Outlook

Economists tackle the big questions at Inman Connect New York Key Takeaways Overall, the housing sphere is faring better than other market … [Read more...]

5 Secrets of a Successful Direct Mail Marketing Campaign

Key Takeaways Properly executed, a direct mail campaign has the power to propel any business to the next level. The foundation of any direct … [Read more...]

Advantages of Selling a Home in Winter

Though the weather outside may be frightful, selling a home during the challenging winter months can actually end up being quite delightful. This U.S. … [Read more...]

HOUSING MARKET TRENDS – WINTER 2016 –

Home values, inventory and predictions Homes are bought and sold every month of the year, but winter — an especially challenging season — can be an … [Read more...]

The Closing with Kathy Sloane

BHS Broker on Passing up a Movie Role from Norman Mailer, Working with The Clintons and Being Louisville’s First … [Read more...]

3 Real Mistakes Real Estate Agents Make With Videos

Real estate agents work harder than folks in almost any other industry. And they totally understand the need for marketing and advertising.  We talk … [Read more...]

Top 7 Things to Tell Your Real Estate Buyer Clients Early On

Real estate deals fall through every day for a variety of reasons. Unfortunately, many times these deal-killer scenarios could have been avoided if … [Read more...]

Co-ops vs. Condos vs. Condops vs. Pied-a-Terres

Curbed University delivers insider tips and non-boring advice on how to buy, sell, or rent a home or apartment. Additional questions welcomed to … [Read more...]

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