By James Picerno: Volatility is starting to creep back into the markets. It's not obvious from the 30,000-foot view, but a few corners of the global markets are becoming jittery. Exhibit A: U.S. real estate investment trusts (REITs),...Show More Summary
With cranes soaring high above in major cities and demand stronger than ever, the luxury segment is back. Learn about the state of this lucrative part of the real estate economy from Nat Bosa, president, Bosa Development; Erin Kennelly, senior director of research, The Mark Company; and Arden Hearing, managing director, Trumark Urban. Show More Summary
There’s no shortage of listings in scenic Placer County, California, where real estate agent Audrey Baker tells Fox 40 that vacant homes can languish on the market for months — and it’s not unusual for them to attract squatters. Baker...
Before jumping into this week’s post on another way to dominate your local real estate market, I would first like to say thanks to the BiggerPockets Members for being so engaging in the comments section. People continue to leave comments, sharing their views on my posts and revealing their opinions about real estate marketing. Show More Summary
Bev Thorne, the mastermind behind Century 21 Real Estate’s multidimensional ad blitz and one of real estate’s most influential leaders, is no longer the Realogy brand’s chief marketing officer. Mike Callaghan, Century 21’s vice president of digital and strategic marketing, confirmed...
Real estate brokers and agents working in markets served by several multiple listing services can dream of the day when their MLSs agree to consolidate or share data with each other. Until that day arrives, brokers and agents who ar...
By Lowell Herr: Readers familiar with the "Swensen Six" portfolio know it is made up of U.S. Equities, International Developed Equities, Emerging Market Equities, Real Estate, U.S. Treasury Bonds, and TIPs. To learn more about the "Swensen...Show More Summary
By Tom Dorsey: I will try to make sense of the jolts to the mREIT (Mortgage Real Estate Investment Trusts) stocks over the last several days. Last Thursday, September 11, 2014, the U.S. Treasury held their bond auction of $21 billion of 10-year notes at a high yield of 2.535%. Show More Summary
Real estate agents have plenty of resources for pulling up granular market and neighborhood data on properties. But that information doesn’t always tell a meaningful story about a particular listing. Revaluate wants to help agents do a better job of conveying what it’s like...
By WisdomTree: Christopher Gannatti Over the past few weeks, the low interest rates of developed market sovereign debt have been nothing short of extraordinary. Historically low U.S. interest rates can be partially explained by a flight to quality and improving fundamentals of the U.S. Show More Summary
A top executive at one of the real estate industry's best-known data-tracking firms has left the company. Dan Fasulo, the longtime director of market analysis at Real Capital Analytics, has stepped... To view the full story, click the title link.
Wayne Strobel, founder of RealtyBeacon, and Vanessa Bergmark, general manager and partner of the East San Francisco Bay brokerage Red Oak Realty, explain what near-field sensors mean for real estate marketing...
By Invest Up: We see greater upside on US housing prices. The US real estate market continues to grow on a variety of fronts, as property values and sales are both rising. The explanations for the recent price strength fall under two...Show More Summary
While the heat wave continues in SoCal drawing out the summer, there is little momentum from the 2013 real estate bonanza. Sellers with their awe inspiring wisdom are finding that no, they simply cannot ask for delusional prices on their stucco box crap shacks. As it turns out, a large number of sellers need to […]
Investing in real estate may not be as sexy as the stock market. It is a long, grueling process that can take many years before one can realize its true returns. While the return on real estate may ultimately be quite rewarding given...Show More Summary
Some might say that the real estate market is in limbo. Though it’s recovering from the disastrous crash around 2007 and in the following years, the market isn’t yet fully stable. It stops and starts. Even with mortgage rates at an all-time...Show More Summary
If you need evidence of the power and value of the electricity market, Site Selection has you covered. The self-described magazine of corporate real estate strategy and area economic development has published a listing of utilities that have added the most jobs and invested the most resources in the last year. Show More Summary
Companies that are trying to crowdfund real estate investments are jostling each other in a crowded market, but AssetAvenue Inc. hopes to stand out by taking a different approach. The startup has raised $3 million led by Matrix Partners...Show More Summary
Prices for homes in Northern California are notoriously steep, with tech money contributing to a somewhat inflated real estate market. The team at Point2Homes helped us gather data on the most expensive homes for sale in 13 cities in...Show More Summary
People across America regularly fantasize about their “dream homes.” Yet, while almost every person longs for a serene, stunning and secure home, few actually turn their fantastic dreams into tangible realities. Hence, there are millions...Show More Summary