There’s no question that the environment is changing daily. Many industries have seen this shift in the weather and opted to do their part to help the planet heal. Green building is an initiative that tries to reduce the carbon footprint of building and maintaining a home. Despite it being such a primary, pressing concern
A bi-directional arrow symbol on an asphalt road. getty Home prices are skyrocketing in most U.S. markets despite COVID- 19, a recession and a shockingly high unemployment rate. Many analysts are speculating that part of the boom in house prices is caused by COVID-19 – that some people are concerned about COVID-19 contagion and don’t
Investment Specialist, Team Denver Homes - RE/MAX Professionals. getty There are two main schools of thought when it comes to real estate investment: diversification and specialization. Investors who diversify don’t want to put all their eggs in one basket. They try to balance risk and reward by spreading out their investments across multiple property types or locations.
Founder and CEO, Visual Lease. getty Since the start of the Covid-19 outbreak, commercial tenants have fallen behind on rent payments as cities across the U.S. have been on full or partial lockdown for months on end. Even as businesses enter various phases of reopening, many are still facing the financial fallout of the closures. As
Ari Rastegar is CEO of Rastegar Property Company, a vertically integrated real estate company with a focus on value-oriented real estate. getty Success starts at the beginning. In the case of acquiring a lot or existing rental property, this idea equates to due diligence. I write a lot about due diligence, but a deeper dive can
Parkline Chicago Level 18 Lounge: The two-story social lounge, located on the 18th floor of Parkline … [+] Chicago, is one of a host of amenities offered to the building’s apartment and condominium residents. The lounge offers spaces for small groups to spread out as well as sweeping views of the lake, parks and city
Smart home technology can benefit from disassociating from the term smart and focusing more on … [+] helpful. Adobe Smart home technology is a term that we have been using for more than a decade. It’s become common place. But, let’s take a look at its meaning. Why smart? Does smart home technology make you
Several cities throughout the country have larger-than-average apartments. getty The coronavirus pandemic is accelerating demand for spacious apartments as renters seek a new lease on life with extra rooms, a dedicated place for an office and more outdoor space. RENTCafe looked at the 30 most populous metro areas to determine where the largest apartments are
I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota that replaced the bridge built in 1967 that collapsed in 2007 … [+] due to a design flaw. getty In a recent article here on the Biden housing plan, I mentioned the Paradox of the Black Home Ownership Rate – in the 30 years from 1940 to 1970 when housing
Two organizations are suing the CDC over an eviction moratorium. getty The National Apartment Association (NAA) announced today that it is taking legal action against the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for its nationwide eviction moratorium, joining the New Civil Liberties Alliance (NCLA) in its lawsuit challenging the legality of the federal agency’s action.
Exterior Jacob Elliot Not even a celebrity name is immune to a price reduction in the softening market of San Francisco. As one of the most expensive real estate markets in America, the city might be on the cusp of seeing something it hasn’t seen in a very long time: a buyers’ market. By the
Adam oversees ArborCrowd’s corporate growth strategies including business development, digital technology and sales initiatives. getty 2020 is shaping up to be a year that most people will want to forget. It has been particularly challenging for the nascent real estate crowdfunding industry, which — like many others — has been affected by Covid-19. This resulted in
UNITED STATES – SEPTEMBER 15: Rep. Josh Gottheimer, D-N.J., joined by other members of the Problem … [+] Solvers Caucus, unveils the March to Common Ground, a COVID-19 relief package, at the House Triangle on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. (Photo by Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images This
Tim Curran is the CEO of Building Engines, the modern building operations platform for commercial real estate. Getty After months of being closed or at extremely low capacity, office buildings are cautiously moving towards re-occupancy. However, getting people back into buildings is a complex matter, and it’s made even more so given the severity of Covid-19.
Don is CEO of DLP Real Estate Capital, a leader in single/multi-family RE brokerage, investment/asset/property mgt., construction, lending. getty I define leadership by results. Specifically, the capacity to influence others through inspiration and passion, generated by vision, ignited by a purpose — and produced by conviction. With a deeper bench of up-and-coming leaders, you can improve
Topeka anticipates workers will be enticed to relocate due to its affordability. Greater Topeka Partnership Topeka, Kansas is offering an enticing deal for remote workers to put down roots in the city. Through the state capital’s new Choose Topeka relocation initiative, employees who work remotely for companies based outside Shawnee County can receive up to
Opendoor cofounder and chief technology officer Ian Wong. Opendoor The market reacted kindly yesterday to news that Opendoor, a technology startup that lets customers rapidly sell their homes, will go public through a merger with a blank-check company. Shares of its soon-to-be acquirer soared 35% during normal trading hours, before falling 7% early on Wednesday.
This is what Bay Area commuters and residents have been living under as 35 major wildfires roar … [+] across the West. (Photo by Harold POSTIC / AFP) AFP via Getty Images Western states are not new to wildfires or their devastating impacts on area residents. What is new this season is that they’re occurring
Topline Stripe is offering a $20,000 bonus to employees who move away from San Francisco, New York City or Seattle but it comes with a 10% pay reduction, spokesman Mike Manning told Forbes, making the e-commerce and mobile payment processor the latest tech company to implement pay cuts for workers who chose to relocate to
Eric Wu, CEO of OpenDoor, speaks at a conference in 2018. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Bloomberg) © 2018 Bloomberg Finance LP Opendoor, an online platform that lets homeowners quickly sell their houses, announced on Tuesday that it will go public through a merger with Social Capital Hedosophia Holdings II, a shell company helmed by Chamath