Monthly Archives: May 2015

Homebuying not the primary driver of tenant moves

A 5 percent increase in home values coupled with cyclically low homeownership rates — 63.7 percent as of the first quarter — equate to a multifamily sector where [..]

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Vacation rental apps battle for supremacy with city guides, property management enhancements

Airbnb and HomeAway are in a tight race to the top of the vacation rental industry, and they seem to be neck and neck. Both rental sites made [..]

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Bowing to real estate agents, Zillow pauses new advertising strategy

A search engine advertising strategy newly tested by Zillow has raised the hackles of some real estate agents, spurring the listing portal to promptly suspend the experiment. The [..]

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Real estate firms ready to shout about home energy efficiency

What do real estate data firm CoreLogic, large multiple listing services Metropolitan Regional Information Systems and Midwest Real Estate Data, and National Association of Realtors national property database [..]

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Matterport 3-D home of the week

In an iconic building designed by renowned American architect Robert A.M. Stern, The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta, are situated in the heart of Buckhead, the city’s most [..]

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Aerial revelry of California hilltop gem nabs #toplistingvids win

A drone footage-packed video showcasing an $18.5 million hilltop masterpiece on the central California coast is the winner of the listing agent-focused version of Inman’s #toplistingvids contest …

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Malta has what ultrawealthy clients want

Did you know that 6 percent of the global ultrahigh net worth population is composed of expatriates? The ultrawealthy are on the move, and Sotheby’s International Realty dutifully [..]

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Learn the new rules of marketing and promotion on the world’s largest social network

With one out of every two people on the Internet logging in to Facebook each month, the social networking platform dominates all players. If you want your business [..]

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The necessary paradigm shift for real estate agents

As a Realtor, I have always been frustrated by the consumer’s perception of us. Inman has published research findings from studies done by the University of Central Florida [..]

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Delaying homeownership could be costly decision for potential buyers

Potential homebuyers who are renting while they put off buying a home could lose thousands of dollars by not taking advantage of current interest rates and home prices, [..]

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