Whether newly renovated or newly constructed, these shared office environments are beginning to more closely resemble each other, illustrating some common themes that have emerged as professionals who work in these centers suggest ways they can be improved.
As the Hamptons serve as a summer destination for many of New York's residents hoping to escape for the warm months, its relaxing role does not prevent them from serving a specific function for the individual buyer.
"Mansionization" is the name given to the increasingly common practice of tearing down a smaller house and building a much larger, more expensive one on the same lot, often to the detriment of next-door neighbors who suddenly find themselves deprived of sun, views, and privacy by the new mansion now looming over them.
You don't have to spend a mint to make your home a happier, more enjoyable place. Homeowners often put off making home improvements thinking it will either cost a small fortune, or wait until it's time to sell. Fortunately, neither need be the case!
In real estate investing, there are two strategies that are geared toward short term profits and fast turns.
If you've bought and sold a few homes in your lifetime, you may already know some of this information. However, I've found that those who are buyin...
Actually, the exact phrase was "The economy, stupid," which James Carville used to further Bill Clinton's presidential campaign. It wasn't pointed specifically at real estate, but it definitely applies in today's real estate market climate.
After spending a few weekends visiting me on the east end of Long Island, my mother suddenly got the Hamptons bug and wanted to go house shopping.
As summer temperatures start to rise, backyard pool parties are the hottest ticket in town and everyone wants an invite. Thumbs up to those of you with access to your very own pool already, but not everyone is in the same (blowup) boat.
As New York City grows, preservation of its iconic buildings has become a focus of concern for many who have called the city home for years.
Andy and Beatrice Hollimon had endured Midwest winters for decades, and it was time to fulfill their dream of moving south.
Coldwell Banker is a major player in the real estate market, and they've just published results from a study of changes in buyer and seller attitudes and activities over the past ten years.
Crowdfunding for all kinds of projects, businesses and products is all the rage right now. It's making some major inroads into real estate investment as well. Basically, it is a process by which small investors can participate in very large projects with smaller cash outlays.
The biggest problem with REITs is that they flunk the "eye test"--they look bad to the lay observer. REITs hold only real estate assets, and they do not pay tax like regular corporations.
A recent report from RealtyTrac is creating a stir among those who want more home buying to spur the economy or their incomes. The report states an astonishing 13-to-1 ratio nationally of home price increases to wage increases.
Last year, it seemed the obituary for Atlantic City couldn't be written fast enough. The beach town of 39,000 people lost a higher percentage of jobs than any other city in the country. Four casinos closed. Three of the remaining eight casinos are mired in bankruptcy.