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16 08, 2019

Research reveals increased flooding risk for homes in the US

2019-08-16T15:33:16-04:00

Ahead of the hurricane season in the United States, new research show that almost 20,000 homes built in the last decade are set to be at a significant risk of coastal flooding in particular. If greenhouse gas emissions go unchecked, more than 800,000 existing homes worth $451 billion will be at risk by 2050, the [...]

Research reveals increased flooding risk for homes in the US2019-08-16T15:33:16-04:00
5 08, 2019

Amazon enters the real estate business with Realogy partnership

2019-08-06T11:18:28-04:00

By partnering with Realogy, Amazon hopes to jump-start its smart home and home services businesses Amazon is finally getting into real estate. The e-commerce giant announced on Tuesday a new partnership with Realogy, the nation’s largest real estate broker, called TurnKey that will provide the brokerage with exclusive leads on potential homebuyers while also boosting [...]

Amazon enters the real estate business with Realogy partnership2019-08-06T11:18:28-04:00
1 08, 2019

Rents rise in the US as home value growth slows, latest index shows

2019-08-02T00:50:07-04:00

Residential rents in the United States grew for the ninth month in a row in June and are now up 3% year on year, taking the median monthly rent to $1,483. Meanwhile, home values increased by 5.2% on an annual basis, down from 7.6% at the same time in 2018, according to the Zillow real [...]

Rents rise in the US as home value growth slows, latest index shows2019-08-02T00:50:07-04:00
26 07, 2019

Top universities add a 25% premium to housing prices in cities around the world

2019-08-02T00:52:07-04:00

House prices in the top 50 university cities around the world are on average 25% higher than the national average according to a new analysis of values from 2009 to 2018. The research from Property Consultants Bidwells found that house prices grew on average 65.8%, compared to a national average growth of 40% with the [...]

Top universities add a 25% premium to housing prices in cities around the world2019-08-02T00:52:07-04:00
17 07, 2019

6 Items to make you stay in the minds of your clients

2019-08-02T00:52:28-04:00

By Leslie C. Stone for Florida Realtor magazine Closings should never be the end of your relationships. Try out these techniques to build on what you've already started — and turn your clients into your best marketing tool. It’s a Sunday afternoon and people are coming from near and far to get a glimpse of the [...]

6 Items to make you stay in the minds of your clients2019-08-02T00:52:28-04:00
9 07, 2019

Slovenia leads annual global house price growth

2019-08-02T00:52:48-04:00

Property price in 56 key nations around the world increased by 3.9% year in year in the first quarter of 2019, led by Slovenia for the second quarter in a row with Latin America the strongest region. Prices in Slovenia increased by 18.2% with falling unemployment, low interest rates and until recently, limited supply, behind [...]

Slovenia leads annual global house price growth2019-08-02T00:52:48-04:00
26 06, 2019

Price growth in prime global city markets falls to lowest since 2009

2019-08-02T00:53:07-04:00

Prime property prices in key cities around the word are continuing to moderate with the latest data showing they increased by 1.3% year on year, down from growth of 4.3% two years ago. The index from international real estate firm Knight Frank, covering the first quarter of 2019, reveals that the growth in the 12 [...]

Price growth in prime global city markets falls to lowest since 20092019-08-02T00:53:07-04:00
16 11, 2018

Where is the Safest Place in the World for Real Estate Investment?

2018-11-16T20:17:18-05:00

According to new research released by Scope Investor Services, Australia has been ranked the safest country for real estate investment followed by the United States and the Netherlands, while Venezuela has ranked as the least safe. Their analysis of 52 countries from the global real estate market report puts Germany in fourth place, then Switzerland, [...]

Where is the Safest Place in the World for Real Estate Investment?2018-11-16T20:17:18-05:00
4 09, 2018

Which city should you buy your first home?

2018-09-22T23:55:36-04:00

Millennials, the late-blooming generation, are finally buying homes for the first time. High market prices, low inventory, and sluggish wage growth are not making it easy for them, however. Out of the 45% of all buyers who are investing for the first time, 37% choose to make down payments of 20% or more. Knowing which [...]

Which city should you buy your first home?2018-09-22T23:55:36-04:00
31 08, 2018

Golden Visa Program Boosts Portugal’s Property Market

2018-09-12T19:22:10-04:00

In 2012, Portugal established a Golden Visa program that grants permanent residency to anyone who invests in certain types of properties within the country at a minimum of €500,000. As a result, real estate prices in the Algarve and Lisbon are soaring. Along with ditching inheritance tax, the Portuguese government has instituted two other key [...]

Golden Visa Program Boosts Portugal’s Property Market2018-09-12T19:22:10-04:00
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