All Blogs / Business & Finance / Real Estate / Popular


Los Angeles Fixer-Uppers on the Market

From Harvard Heights to Culver City, 10 soon-to-be-great fixers Fixer-uppers are always a draw. Plenty of people can't swing a turnkey home (especially in wildly unaffordable Los Angeles), but might be able to get their hands on a place that needs some work. Show More Summary

CoreLogic: ‘Housing helped keep US economic growth afloat’ in Q1

Home prices, including distressed sales, increased 2.1 percent month-over-month and 6.7 percent year-over-year, according to CoreLogic's March U.S. Home Price Insights Report...

Realync, live-video home tour app, enables 75% closing rate, national rental landlord says

Think live video tours are overrated? Perhaps you should revisit that view, at least if you work in the rental market. Matt Mehon, a leasing manager at national property management and investment firm Waterton said in a statement that the company's "closing percentage" is 75 percent when using Realync with prospects...

Selling while shy — good idea or bad idea?

Can an introvert be good at real estate sales? We've asked this question before -- a new infographic examines how introverts might be well-suited to a career selling homes (among other things) and lists real estate as a potential occupation for introverts who want to make that leap...

Luxury listing: massive Miami mansion with outdoor entertainment

This 28,000 square foot behemoth in west Miami is just as sportive as it is spacious, with a jacuzzi, pool, two cabana baths and an exercise room to break a sweat. The property also features a separate pool house with an outdoor summer kitchen...

Houston no longer among nation’s top-growing metros

Recent data and reports from the Texas Office of the State Demographer and the U.S. Census Bureau pointed to the Greater Houston metro as being the top area nationally for population gain and the top in Texas for domestic migration, but things have changed since the data used for the report was taken...

CARmojis could help you text your way to a new home sale

Have you ever wanted to send a client a bottle of champagne to congratulate them on the purchase of their new home, but just can't? Well, now you can, sort of, with CARmojis...

Donohoe Companies move to Maryland after 132 years in D.C.

After 132 years in Washington D.C, the Donohoe Companies are packing things up and heading north. But don't fret -- its new headquarters will be located just five miles away at 7101 Wisconsin Ave., a Maryland address...

How a new agent is reclaiming lead generation

It's enough for some new agents to sink their teeth into one real estate market. Stefan Winter is no ordinary new agent. The 28-year-old, who joined Keller Williams in Las Vegas late last year, recently opened his own business under the Keller Williams umbrella there, the Winter Group. Show More Summary

UFO Chair Has Futuristic Levels of Versatility

It's an "Unidentified Furniture Object" The UFO (Unidentified Furniture Object) from Italian design company IT ONEOFF is a chair that does away with such antiquated notions as Sitting In One Place, or Not Rocking Too Far, or Only Rocking Forward And Back. Show More Summary

Met Costume Exhibit Housed in Otherworldly, Airy Alcoves Designed by OMA

Gorgeous gowns in ghost-like spaces The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute kicked off its annual exhibition with the Met Gala last night, fashion's most glamorous party of the year. For this year's show, Manus X Machina:Show More Summary

Petticoat Lamps Look Like Proper 19th Century Ladies

Better lamps than humans This collection of lamps from designer Cristina Celestino draws its inspiration from the petticoats worn by women in the 19th century, and so it serves the dual function of being a nice-looking, quirky collection of lamps and making you marvel in horror that women were ever forced to squeeze their bodies into those things. Show More Summary

Philip Johnson's Glass House Grounds Now Feature Ethereal Art by Yayoi Kusama

The installation, dubbed Narcissus Garden, is eerily beautiful Though Philip Johnson's Glass House—and the entire compound, really—in New Canaan, Connecticut, is a seminal work of architecture and sparks adoration in its own right, this spring, it has company. Show More Summary

Home of the Day: Malibu hacienda, margaritas optional

An exterior draped in bright bougainvillea sets the stage for this Spanish-style estate in the canyons of Malibu. Set on three scenic acres, the home features such outdoor fiesta space as a swimming pool and spa, a built-in grilling station and multiple patios. Inside, the living space is rustic...

Podcast: Polishing your conversational competence in the digital age (part 3)

In case you missed parts one and two, today in our concluding podcast, we address the importance of brevity, how you make others feel, follow-up, staying in service and tuning into the personal details...

Podcast: Gary Griffiths on business fads and Facebook ads

“I want to inspire entrepreneurs to do something a little more with their business than just making a profit,” Gary Griffiths said. These are the words that stuck in my mind during and after my interview with him. It caught my attention because we have the same point of view...

5 myths about online reviews in real estate, busted

Building a strong collection of online reviews a powerful way to set yourself up for success in the long run. Here are five of the most common-but-false myths about online reviews for real estate agents, and why they're totally wron...

Chicago home values slowly growing, Zillow says

Zillow recently released its Q1 2016 Market Report, noting that inventory across the nation has dropped almost 6 percent annually, with over 10 percent decreases in both bottom and middle-tier homes. The real estate website estimates the national Zillow Home Value Index (ZHVI) at $186,200 in the first quarter of...

Everything an agent needs to know to master market literacy

Perhaps the most valuable lesson that real estate consumers learned from the housing crash was that home values can fall as well as rise. More than seven million families lost their homes to foreclosures and short sales; a brutal wake-up calls that though homeownership is safer than most investments, it still involves risk. Show More Summary

5 WordPress plugins to transform your agent website

The use of social media is a necessity today for online marketers. Reaching your audience through social platforms is the key to any successful digital marketing strategy. However, managing multiple accounts, posts and interacting with your audience can be time-consuming. The good news is there are plugins available to help with all your website endeavors...

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC