Houston’s top Realtors know a thing or two about up-and-coming neighborhoods, as well as the best places to take clients to eat in Houston.
Upstate Alliance of REALTORS® Honors Top Real Estate Professionals at Annual Awards Event
The Upstate Alliance of REALTORS® (UPSTAR) honored four of its most active members last month with awards recognizing their faithful service to their association, their profession and their communities.
What Direction Will Fall's Real Estate Market Take?
It's a new season, and that means brokers are taking a look at what direction the real estate market will take this autumn. A panel of experts offered DNAinfo five predictions of what potent...
New Rules for All-Cash Real Estate Deals
On November 15, the U.S. Treasury’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) toughened regulations on all-cash real estate transactions, requiring greater transparency for high-end buyers and sellers U.S. title companies must now state the names of individuals behind limited liability (LLCs) or shell companies making an all-cash residential home purchase of $300,000 or more, Fortune Magazine reports. FinCEN also expanded the definition of "all-cash purchases" to now…
How a real estate spinoff would help Darden
Blog: Darden is expected to complete its study of real estate options soon. Here's why the company will spin it off.
What a Recession Could Mean for Real Estate
The real estate market isn’t likely to be at the forefront of the next recession, but it will still be affected by one, Realtor.com reports Aspiring buyers hoping that home prices will crash, like they did during the Great Recession, are likely in for a rude awakening. There simply aren't enough homes being built to satisfy the hordes of buyers. And with more members of the giant millennial generation wanting single-family homes in which to raise their growing families, there isn't likely to…
Jack in the Box to franchisees: Your real estate concerns are ‘fair but unfounded’
Management said value meals would drive visits in face of competitors’ aggressive discounting
Here's What $135 Million Gets You in Los Angeles Real Estate
The Wallingford Estate would be the most expensive home ever sold in the City of Angels if it goes for its asking price.
Why your digital search presence is your most important real estate
Google wants to do more than answer: ‘Where should we eat?’
An Insiders’ Guide to Real Estate
According to the Houston Association of Realtors (HAR,) February 2019 marked the end of three straig
Advice for Real Estate Professionals From Real Estate Professionals
With this advice, real estate professionals everywhere can provide clients with better services and speed up their closing process.
Email 101 for Real Estate Professionals
I am SHOCKED at the number of people who can't write a stinkin' email. Are you guilty of this??
Photography tips for real estate professionals
The photograph can be a real estate professional's best friend. It can highlight the best features of a property, as well as draw in potential clients and stir up additional interest.
How to qualify as a real estate professional
How to qualify as a real estate professional: 1. First, you must materially participate (see below) in a real estate business. The business of renting and leasing realty is a real estate business. 2. Second, more than 50% of the personal services you perform in all businesses during the year must be performed in real …
Three Real Estate Moguls Have Been Charged With Bribing Coaches to Get Their Kids into Top Colleges
They were indicted alongside actresses Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.
Welcome to Social Media for Real Estate 101: Twitter
My post on social media in real estate was pretty well-received, which I was glad to discover. While I was writing the post, it quickly became apparent to me that one post was not going to be anywhere near enough time to cover all the things that I wanted to cover. It was also suggested […]
10 under 40 in retail real estate Survey
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Real Estate Remains Top Choice For Best Investment
A recent Gallup poll found that 34 percent of Americans said that real estate is the best long-term investment a person can make, topping mutual funds (26 percent), gold (18 percent), savings accounts and CDs (13 percent), and bonds (5 percent). People in the western part of the U.S. are more favorable toward investing in real estate. In the West, 46 percent of respondents said that it was their top choice, compared to 33 percent in the South, 32 percent in the East…
Sunny Day Real Estate: How It Feels to Be Something On
Sunny Day Real Estate admired Fugazi's ethics, but dreamed of being Led Zeppelin and U2, bands that aspired for total transcendence—something they finally achieved on How It Feels to Be Something O**n.
Why Blogging Works In My Real Estate Business
Writing a blog is a great way for agents to establish themselves as local real estate experts and stay top-of-mind with their spheres of influence.