Twitter Icon Facebook Icon Google Plus Icon RSS Feed Icon Linkedin Icon

‘Hercules’ actor Kevin Sorbo chops the price of his giant Hamptons estate to $6.5M

Kevin Sorbo bought this five+ acre Bridgehampton property back in 2001 for $900,000. After building a massive, 12,500-square-foot, eight-bedroom home in 2004, the actor and his wife Sam Jenkins listed it for $10.5 million in 2012. It was taken off th...

Read More


Bangkok’s property market picking up slightly

According to Bangkok-based developer Sansiri, the Thai property market is picking up slightly due to foreign investment. “Selling to foreigners is a big business,” commented president Srettha Thavisin. Asia Pacific has room for investment growth ...

Read More


Difference Between Residential & Commercial Real Estate

The following post is copyrighted by Austin Tenant Advisors – . When a person decides to get into real estate brokerage they need to determine whether they want to be a residential or commercial real estate agent. Both initially require the sam...

Read More


Gary Gold: What can you do today that’s great?

Real estate is a tedious business filled with lots of tasks. However, not all tasks are income-generating ones. The fact is there are days that we don’t feel like doing certain things, but we have to avoid getting in the habit of only focusing on b...

Read More


$10,000 Medical Collection, Can I Qualify For A Mortgage?

Can you qualify for a mortgage with (big) medical collections? Sometimes, because medical collections are different than other accounts. Source: The Mortgage Reports...

Read More


Don’t turn down this gift: Register for Tuesday’s ICSF programming for free

When someone offers you a full day of educational programming — geared toward agents, brokers and tech experts in the real estate industry — with no obligation except to show up, learn and connect, wouldn’t you say that’s a deal of a ...

Read More


How to create and perfect HDRs: tips and tricks

When it comes to HDR photography, everybody seems to have an opinion. While some photographers call it a valuable instrument, others frown at its often kitsch results. Nevertheless, its utility cannot be overlooked when it comes to shooting photos wi...

Read More


How to outsmart instant offers with your own killer IO program

It’s been a whirlwind week here on the podcast as we’ve clearly “kicked the hornet’s nest!” The emails and comments are rolling in, and though they’ve been overwhelmingly positive and thankful, they are also riddle...

Read More


Lowcountry Scenery on the Waters Around Hilton Head Island

There are so many options to get out on the waters around Hilton Head Island so there is no excuse not to take advantage of the natural beauty of the Lowcountry. Whether you choose to navigate the waters in your personal boat or take advantage of the...

Read More


New info on technological dependence and tech addiction

(TECH NEWS) Dependence in tech is increasing as we discover new and innovative ways to integrate it into our lives. Should this raise any cause for concern? Source: The American Genius...

Read More


3 Tips to Succeed in Today’s Real Estate Market

In today’s highly competitive real estate market, where inventory levels are not keeping up with the constant stream of buyer demand, there are steps you can take to ensure you are most prepared for success when buying a home. The 3 tips we are goi...

Read More


Prices May Not Be As High As Homeowners Think

Naturally, home prices are a big part of any discussion of where the housing market is and where it’s headed. That’s because it’s an easy metric for home buyers and sellers to follow. It’s also because it’s an important factor in making dec...

Read More


Redfin IPO: Hot or Not Edition

Redfin’s long-awaited IPO is here. Rob’s as-usual-lengthy breakdown is here. It’s full of interesting angles to consider, and some real positives for Redfin’s outlook. As you probably guessed, since I’m here guest posting again, I think a f...

Read More


Propertyshowrooms Pure FX Currency Update 13 July 2017

13.07.2017 Peter Lavelle Welcome to Pure FX’s fortnightly update of the foreign exchange rates. This tells you when the exchange rate is favourable, to buy your property overseas. Euro to pound The common currency aims for the stars versus ster...

Read More


Tips To Keep Your Home Clutter Free

How To Keep Your Home Clutter Free Are you proud of the way your home looks? Do you love your furniture, the color palette, the pleasant scent, and accessories you so carefully picked? Do you want to keep your home clutter free? No matter how careful...

Read More


Designer Lookbook: Rowland + Broughton’s Aspen Barn Studio

Colorado design firm Rowland + Broughton embraced original architectural elements and added new contemporary finishes to update a beautiful three-story dwelling in Aspen. Located at the base of Red Mountain, the picturesque property consists of four...

Read More


Home Remodeling Project: Where and How To Begin

So you have saved up cash and are now contemplating about remodeling an area of your home. Cheers! There is just one issue however — where to begin? Deciding which improvements to make is where many homeowners go wrong. Choose the wrong projects ...

Read More


Land for Sale Pahrump

Today the Pahrump Valley is one of the fastest growing homes & land real estate towns in Nevada and the United States. It is growing at an annual rate of approximately 4%. The town is served by an active elected town board, an appointed professio...

Read More


The best villages to buy property in the Alps

If you are looking to buy property in the Alps, these are the most sought-after locations by Home Hunts’ clients. A FRENCH Alps lifestyle is like no other and choosing a property in the right location can bring year-round activities, lucrative rent...

Read More


Yabba Dabba Doo! Famous Hillsborough ‘Flintstones House’ Sells for $2.8M

When it hit the market for the first time in 20 years, Redfin agent Julie Zubiate vowed to find a buyer for the quirky ‘Flintstones House’ that’s been turning heads on Interstate 280 since 1976. Last month, she found the perfect buyer, who tod...

Read More


Regency Towers Condo Just Sold by Jennifer Mackay in Panama City Beach, FL 32408

Here is one of the latest Regency Towers condos sold by the Panama City Realty Group and Jennifer Mackay in Panama City, Florida This Gulf Front 3 bedroom unit , 2 bath condo in Regency Towers in Panama City Beach sold by Jennifer Mackay. This unit o...

Read More


Every Smart Landlord Has One – Do You?

Why P.O. Boxes Are a Landlord’s Best Friend? As every mother on the planet is fond of saying, safety first.  Tenants who don’t know where you live or work can’t show up at your home or office, wielding an axe and generally disrupting your pers...

Read More


Hepburn, History and Hollywood Combine in Audrey’s Former Home

Celebrities often buy homes from their fellow A-listers. But even among homes with a rich celeb history, the Eva Gabor Estate is a standout. Built in 1938, the home boasts former residents including Frank Sinatra, Mia Farrow, and Audrey Hepburn. Pau...

Read More


Charlottesville Tomorrow Roundup

Charlottesville Tomorrow put out a lot of good, useful, relevant stories – relevant to me, as I live here, and relevant to how I practice real estate (as in, I need to know more than my clients!) What I’ve read via the Charlottesville Tomorrow RS...

Read More


12 Ways to Pest-Proof Your Home Against Rodents and Bugs

photo credit The average house in the U.S. serves as the unwilling home to more than 100 different species of pests. Mice, insects and spiders constantly crawl inside your home looking for food and a place to nest. Besides biting and stinging you, sp...

Read More


House of the Week: The World’s Tallest Single-Family Home

Sukumar Pal knew he was pushing the envelope. The Phoenix architect set out to build the tallest single-family home in the world. After visiting more than 200 potential sites, he chose the Arizona desert as his canvas. In the process, he created what...

Read More


3 Money Saving Reasons Why YOU Should BUY a Home BEFORE the end of 2017!

Buying a single family home in 2017 will feel like you’ve bounded onto a subway train just as the doors are closing – Your heart’s pumping and you’re breathless, BUT you made it – just in the nick of time. Maybe that’s a bit extreme. Howe...

Read More



You’ve probably seen several listings online (often posted on Zillow and Craigslist) that seem “too good to be true” because of how low the rent is or because you can rent to own the property with very little down, low rent and a less than stel...

Read More


Phabulous Home of the Week: 2438 Christian Street in Graduate Hospital

Welcome to 2438 Christian Street! Enter this elegant home and discover details you’ll adore, such as the rich original hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, high ceilings and large windows for ample natural light throughout. The home’s op...

Read More


Understanding Defeasance in Five Minutes

Defeasance, in its simplest terms, is the substitution of collateral. In the world of commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), the substitution involves a borrower replacing the real estate securing its a loan with a portfolio of U.S. securities...

Read More


House Spring Cleaning Checklist

photo credit Now that spring is finally here, it’s time to start that annual cathartic ritual: spring-cleaning. Even though the work can seem massive, there’s always a sense of accomplishment after seeing a winter’s worth of dust removed. Also,...

Read More


House Scouting 101: Top Reasons Why Condo Living is Perfect for Newlyweds!

“Most people see condo living as somewhere between owning your own home and renting an apartment, but it is more like owning your own home. There is a responsibility that each homeowner has, whether they accept it or not…” -Jean Craig One of th...

Read More


Your Property Management Mindset Reflects Your Professional Resolutions

Your daily experiences as a property manager may seem unpredictable. But don’t be fooled by appearances. You have more impact on your daily destinies than you may have believed. The mindset that you bring to your work and your personal life is both...

Read More


3233 Creek Ann Arbor MI

 Baths: 2Year Built: 1993Flooring: Carpet, Laminate 3233 Creek, Ann Arbor, MI Open House: Sunday, 3/5 2 – 4p Search Ann Arbor Homes Under 250k » MLS: 3246725 Price: $190,000 Bedrooms: 3 Total Square Feet: 1,187 sf Garage: Two Car, Attached The Ho...

Read More


Loveday 31 Astoria, Queens

Astoria is a popular residential neighborhood north of Long Island City in Queens, New York. Its a few train stops out of Manhattan on the N and Q train lines, but I rarely make it to that side of town because the retail landscape hasn’t drawn me i...

Read More


Mansion Global’s State of the Real Estate Market Event

Speaking about the state of the real estate market tomorrow morning. Looking forward to it! The cool graphic below is enough of a reason to attend. The original invite graphic was also pretty cool. Source: Millersamuel...

Read More