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Mid-century modern home built in 1966 with a Techbuilt core asks $979K in Connecticut

This unique property is located just one hour outside of Manhattan, nestled in the woods of New Canaan, Connecticut. The striking structure was constructed in 1966 as a Techbuilt home, a style pioneered by the architect Carl Koch. Since then, the pro...

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Should you be looking to invest in buy-to-let with guaranteed rent?

Many developers offer a guaranteed rent period when an investor purchases a buy-to-let property. This is usually offered when you buy a property off-plan and before any tenants are in place. So, what is a guaranteed rent? A guaranteed rent is usually...

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UK proposes ban on new build leaseholds

The UK has launched new proposals to ban new build houses being sold as leasehold as well as restricting ground rents to as low as zero. Leasehold generally applies to flats with shared spaces, but developers – particularly in the north west – ha...

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Developers of large Bed-Stuy condo complex score $88M construction loan

The developers of the seven-building Bedford-Stuyvesant condominium complex known as Cascade secured $88 million in construction financing last week from Madison Realty Capital, sources told The Real Deal. The funds allow the development team of Isaa...

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City chooses developers for 400 affordable units across the city

City officials have selected seven development teams to build a total of 400 affordable housing units in Manhattan, Brooklyn and the Bronx. The units will be located on 67 vacant and publicly owned lots throughout the three boroughs, and the 100 perc...

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‘Made in Germany’ faces new test as antitrust claims are leveled at automakers

Germany’s biggest industry is again facing tough questions about how it does business. Source: money.cnn...

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Perform CPR on your Home Sale!

Just like a heart that has stopped beating, sometimes you have to jump start…electrify your marketing to bring your listing back to life.  CPR has 3 components: Airway…Breathing…Circulation. Let’s use that same concept to revive your home ma...

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Singles Are Falling for Their Dream Home First [INFOGRAPHIC]

Some Highlights: According to NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers & Sellers, the share of recent homebuyers who were single at the time of purchase held steady at 24% last year. The percentage of first-time buyers who were single females rose to 17% (...

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Windly app helps buyer’s agents send and manage electronic offers

Windly is a tool for agents who work only with buyers. Agents use the app to stay abreast of market listings via list or map views, and to send and manage offers when a buyer is ready … Source: inmannews...

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Can A Yelp/Zagat for Apartments Work?

Congrats to long time reader Yale Fox, the CEO of RentLogic, for the writeup in Bloomberg. I totally believe there to be interest in dirty laundry being aired about apartments (units & buildings) a tenant is about to spend thousands of dollars a...

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9986 Capperton Dr, Oakton, VA 22124 – Just Listed by The Belt Team & Open Saturday

9986 Capperton Dr, Oakton, VA 22124 –  was JUST LISTED by The Belt Team and is OPEN SATURDAY, JULY 22 2-5PM.  Here’s a sneak peek: Price and LOTS more photos of 9986 Capperton Dr, Oakton, VA 22124 Call Kevin Kleifges & The Belt Team at (70...

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Foreign investment in U.S. homes jumps 49 percent

The growth in sales dollar volume from Canadian buyers helped fuel foreign investments in U.S. residential real estate to a record high, according to a new report from the National Association of Realtors. The 2017 Profile of International Activity ...

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Wonderful Live Theater

The other day I was showing property to a customer and mentioned I was going to have family in town and was taking them to the theatre.nbsp; They asked, ldquo;What theatre?rdquo;nbsp; I was surprised to learn that even though they have been coming to...

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How to Stage Your Outdoor Space to Sell Your Home Faster

Everyone loves the idea of indoor-outdoor living, even in climates where it’s only possible a few months out of the year. And when you’re selling a home, staging your outdoor space can be an important way to show off one of your home’s best fea...

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123 S Clark Dr | South Clark

South Clark 123 S Clark Dr West Hollywood CA 90048 South Clark is a no frills traditional Mediterranean newer construction 14 condo building in the Beverly Center neighborhood of Los Angeles. The condos are spacious ~1600 sqft 3 Bedrooms and 3 baths,...

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How to get a Mortgage in Spain

In some areas of Spain, such as Mallorca for example, it’s almost impossible these days to rent long-term, at least not at a reasonable rental rate. It makes sense, given that Spanish property prices are still comparatively low, to buy a holida...

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Truepad – Showcasing the “Best Valued Homes”

I spent some time looking at TruePad, a real estate portal only available in Chicago (Inman coverage here). “Find the best valued homes”. I like it. Unlike the majority of approaches I see (aka search for home in city X), that actually seems li...

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This Week in Healthcare Real Estate – 7.15.17

Healthcare Real Estate News Cap Rates Drop as Competition for Medical Office Buildings Heats Up The intense vying for urgent care centers, surgery centers and other outpatient medical facilities is driving down cap rates in the sector. When Physician...

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Why is it a good time to sell? Interest Rates Are Still Low Interest Rates Might Be Going Up Economy on Upswing Prices Are Still Rising or are Stable Buyers Are Still Shopping Why is it a good time to buy? Interest Rates Are Still Low Interest Rates ...

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CARIBBEAT: 4 who combine style, substance – NY Daily News

Here is a snippet from the Daily News feature by Jarred McCallister “At first glance, Gousse’s concept of linking real estate and fashion may be difficult to grasp, but she’s made the connection through her blog “Real Estate: A Guide for Inve...

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Camryns Crossing Home sold by Jennifer Mackay in Panama City

Here is one of the latest Camryns Crossing Homes sold by Broker Associate Jennifer Mackay and the Panama City Realty Group in Panama City, Florida . This Camryns Crossing Home is minutes to shopping, restaurants, family entertainment venues, medical...

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This Week in Healthcare Real Estate – 7.7.17

Healthcare Real Estate News Healthcare Adds 36,500 Jobs in June The healthcare industry added 36,500 jobs in June, with hospitals contributing 11,700 of those jobs, according to Friday’s job report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Ambulatory he...

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Fireplace Decorating: Adding Instant Charm and Character To Your Hearth

Fireplace decorating is more than just what you put on your mantel. It’s the culmination of your personal style that pulls your look together. A natural focal point because of its size and usually centrally-located position, the fireplace is an imp...

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Millions will suddenly qualify for home loan this month

During May, two major changes will allow millions of new borrowers to enter the housing market. The first change to take effect this month is the nation’s three major credit rating agencies – Equifax, TransUnion and Experian – will drop ...

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Insider’s guide to the Riviera

Planning your holiday to the French Riviera? Here are some tips from our very own Tim Swannie on how to live like a local on your Côte d’Azur vacation With eleven million visitors each year, the French Riviera is one of the hottest destinations in...

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September 2016 Note – Slacking, Innovating, Coaching

Archives of my subscription-only monthly notes. The blog is more searchable. Interested in not waiting a few months to read it? Learn more here.   For these posts, I don’t do much formatting/changing as I’m more concerned about simply having...

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17 Questions To Ask Yourself Before Moving + The Answers

Due to its varied levels of puzzling complexities and stress-inducing situations, the process of moving from one home to another can be a rather confusing time. Not knowing what to expect from the months, weeks or days leading to Moving day is the ma...

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What We’re Reading: June 5-9

Technology, judgment, design, autonomy, solar power, seasonal drinks, ebay, newbies, and rules. Apple introduced its own voice-controlled personal assistant this week. How do you think it stacks up to the existing market? Replacing a cracked iPhone s...

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Selling a House with Lead Paint

Photo credit How to Sell a House with Lead Paint Lead is so harmful to your health that lead based paint was banned in the United States in 1978. If your house was built before then, it probably still contains some lead paint. Finding the lead paint ...

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Jupiter Florida Real Estate Trends 2017

It’s an interesting market right now. As we are coming into the middle of 2017 it’s been a surprisingly neutral market. 2016 was pretty good. It was considered a hot market which leans towards the seller’s market side of things. Thi...

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Our 8 Best Party Villas

Celebrate life in grand style with your dream villa. These exclusive party properties are designed to bring loved ones together for some much-deserved music and laughter. From relaxed beach-style charm to DJ decks under the stars, it’s a joy to com...

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Commercial Real Estate Deals Gone Bad and CRE Horror Stories

We recently asked our readers what they’d most like to read about on our Blog. Apparently you’re not getting your fix of nightmare material from the movies, because for many of you, your answer was, “CRE deals gone bad and horror stories!” Y...

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How Do I Use A Home Equity Line As Your Down Payment

HELOC: Most Homeowners Don’t Use Them For This A home equity line of credit (HELOC) works great for home improvement projects or to consolidate debt. But most homeowners never use them for this: to make a down payment on another home purchase. Whet...

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5 Qualities and Habits of Great Property Managers

Sometimes life is what happens while we’re making other plans. Other times life feels like it’s in the palm of our hands waiting for our decisions about what we want to make happen next. Maybe that’s the way our lives are supposed to feel. One ...

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Expert Insights: Real Estate Industry Predictions for 2017

Last year, we began a series of interviews with real estate consultant Jim Reid, one of the most experienced and respected voices in Greater Toronto Area real estate. We’re happy to welcome you into 2017 with the second installment in this series, ...

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John Burns Has It Wrong, Luxury Home Sales Are Not Increasing

Last week a newsletter from John Burns Consulting got big SEO points by exclaiming that Wall Street Has It Wrong: Luxury Home Sales Increasing. Normally his firm is a good source of housing research, but this time they missed the mark on New York Cit...

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