Articles from doomsayers that the real estate agent is going the way of the dinosaur are premature and overstated, at least until bigger technological advances come along.
Every year, the start of the holiday season in New York is symbolized by the festive displays in public areas around the city. Traditionally, we look out for the raising of the Christmas tree in Rockefeller Center. However, this year a new digital figure is being added to the mix.
We find that first-time home buyers often misunderstand one of the key components of the home buying process: the appraisal. It is the single most important tool to ensure buyers pay a fair and equitable price for the property they purchase.
The doorman: an invaluable amenity that comes at a hefty price. The Wall Street Journal recently ran an article on the impact of having a doorman on the cost of units in a building in New York City.
Single family homes are still a great asset, but getting creative can provide alternatives that involve less competition and at far higher yields than other investment types.
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal just sold off his Los Angeles property for $3,262,500. The Hollywood star purchased the home back in 2005 for $2.5 million, around the same time of the release of his movie "Jarhead."
From the attorney's perspective, there is a Zen-like quality to residential real estate transactions. When the vibrational activity of buying or selling an apartment advances to the point when an "accepted offer" is within reach, an attorney is usually contacted and a relationship created.
Despite high household incomes, San Francisco is the least affordable metro, with just 15% of homes within reach of the middle class. Affordability has deteriorated over the past year in Austin and Miami. The most affordable markets are near the Great Lakes.
The true power of the crowd lies in its ability to find its place in the market and to make investment decisions itself. Nowhere is this more true than in the real estate crowdfunding space.
We recently released a report that investigates the relationship between remodeling activity and the movement of home prices and rents in San Francisco.
I walked into Huntsman Hall at The Wharton School expecting to hear another Wall Street junkie spew rhetoric that half the audience wouldn't understand. Instead, I was startled when an older man in jeans and a T-shirt bolted into the room unexpectedly.
Tere Blanca is the founder, president and chief executive officer of Blanca Commercial Real Estate, Inc., a leading commercial property real estate ad...
If you build it, they will come. Residents of the burgeoning Midtown neighborhood of Manhattan along 57th Street and the masses of professionals that work in the area will soon have tons of new luxury shopping just steps from their doors.
We intend to encourage you, or someone you care about, to be positive and make the best of what many people find to be a difficult, yet necessary, and often fulfilling next step.
If you don't know anyone who knows your target contact directly, find someone who knows somebody one to two degrees away. Make a new friend and climb the rings on the daisy chain to your target.
When was the last time you had a landlord you truly loved? If you're like most people, the answer is never. But here's the dirty little secret for anyone who's ever had a big list of complaints about their landlord: Your landlord probably had an equally long list of complaints about you.