There are just about 5 million real estate transactions in the U.S. per year, every year. Yet there is an increasing number of leads, which makes me ask the question: With an increasing number of leads, shouldn’t there be an increasing number of transactions too? Leads aren’t the problem, but they’re not the answer either.
A large red percentage sign sits on a roller coaster symbolizing the ups and downs of interest rate … [+] directions. Getty When you see interest rates advertised on the world wide web or in newspaper ads, on open house flyers, in bank lobbies and everywhere else, they are always the interest rates that are
The Norman Lykes House sits on the edge of the Phoenix Mountains Preserve. Heritage Auctions, HA.com Frank Lloyd Wright’s final residential masterpiece, the Norman Lykes House, sold for $1,677,500, at a public auction October 16 in Phoenix. Nicknamed the Circular Sun House, the iconic contemporary home was auctioned off by Heritage Auctions with no minimum
Welcome to Las Vegas Getty Earlier this week, MGM Resorts International (MGM) said it was selling two of its prized casinos. The combined price tag… was just over $5 billion. As part of a continued restructuring, MGM opted to maintain control of the Bellagio resort by selling the $4.25 billion property and leasing it back
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin This 1200 square foot house, designed by Craig Race Architecture suits a young family well in … [+] Toronto, Canada, built very energy efficiently and sustainably. Photo courtesy of Robert Watson Photography for the upcoming Downsize: Living Large In a Small House published by Taunton Press
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Michael Jordan’s Utah retreat features panoramic views of the Glenwild Golf Course and Wasatch … [+] Mountains. Realtor.com Michael Jordan now has two luxury homes on the market. In addition to his Chicago-area home, which has been on the market for over seven years, Jordan recently
Once seven stories tall, the Queen Anne Winchester Mystery House has been whittled down to three … [+] stories. (Photo by: Education Images/Citizens of the Planet/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images After her husband died in 1881, Sarah Lockwood Pardee Winchester was one of the wealthiest people in the
Michael Jordan, seen here in November 2018 in Wilmingon, North Carolina, greets people and shares … [+] Thanksgiving meals with the community impacted by Hurricane Florence. Jordan was raised in Wilmington. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) ASSOCIATED PRESS The swish of autumnal winds welcomed community members and guests to an outdoor ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday. They had gathered
A mortgage denial deprives potential homeowners of one of the pillars of the American dream. Getty A new study that analyzes where and why mortgage shoppers get denied provides a revealing snapshot of the high rate of denials in Florida. Four cities in the Sunshine State — Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville — took the
Motif is among a slate of new mixed-use apartment buildings going up in Fort Lauderdale’s Flagler … [+] Village. Bluerock Real Estate Flagler Village, a trendy neighborhood near downtown Fort Lauderdale, is turning into a magnet for multifamily investors. Last month, through a shell company, former Silicon Valley executive Lumin Chang purchased a 292-unit apartment
Casa Encantada Front Entrance Simon Berlyn Bel Air has hit the stratosphere once again. Casa Encantada, the 60-bedroom home belonging to Gary Winnick (founder and chairman of Global Crossing, who has previously appeared on several of Forbes’ Wealthiest lists) has officially come on the market with an asking price of $225 million, as the L.A.
150 Woodland Road Douglas Elliman The founder of sneaker giant Reebok has relisted his dream home in Massachusetts. Paul Fireman, together with his wife Phyllis, built their stately mansion at 150 Woodland Road (dubbed “Woodland Manor”) in 1999 on seven acres in the Boston suburb of Brookline, with the help of the international architecture firm
A million-dollar home looks very different from one city to the next. Getty Although a million-dollar home conjures many images, a condo less than 1,200 square feet is not usually among them. Yet, that is precisely how far your hard-earned dollar will go in San Francisco, where a typical single-family home listing for $1 million
Building a brokerage is no easy feat, and for some, finding a partner to take the journey with may be the best course of action. However, though from the outset someone may seem like a perfect fit for the enterprise, it’s possible a lack of proper due diligence could leave you with a partner who
BRAZIL – 2019/09/11: In this photo illustration the Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT logo is seen displayed on a smartphone. (Photo Illustration by Rafael Henrique/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images The coming decade, between 2020 and 2030, is when America gets old. A just-announced joint venture’s primary purpose is to fuse
London is the least affordable place to rent, with rental costs accounting for 46% of a single person’s wages on average. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS/AFP) AFP/Getty Images Average rents in the U.K. rose to a slower pace than the level of average earnings last year, making renting more affordable – a new report by Zoopla
A new real estate agent faces an uphill battle. Not only are they unknown, but they now are competing against more established agents who have been in the field longer, meaning they need to be creative and look at things from a different angle in order to set themselves apart. Building interest is where the
Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin WeWork’s problems aren’t over yet. SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images Topline: WeWork’s troubles look far from over, with massive layoffs, a fiasco with its phone booths and a tough choice between two financial bailout plans as the company scrambles to raise cash and save its business.
A few months ago, I was in the incredibly fortunate position of receiving a call from my real estate agent. He’d found a unit about to go on the market that would make, he thought, a strong investment. After weighing a number of options, I ultimately decided to purchase a different rental property in Boston.
Pilgrim Estate Pittsburg, Texas Concierge Auctions For an estate as big as Cluckingham Palace, this may surprise you: Clayton Pilgrim says his favorite room in his grandparents’ home is actually not the home theater. Or the indoor swimming pool that was modeled after the pool and spa at the Greenbrier. “My grandfather’s office is my