How Do You Know if There Is a Lien Attached to a Property?



If you are considering buying a property, whether residential or commercial, you have to always exert due diligence.

Compass launches app that provides customized housing market reports



Knowledge is power. We all know this. Technology is everywhere – people use their mobile devices more and more and not just for fun or “useless” activities as some might argue. It appears that Compass, the technology-driven real estate platform understands the importance of using technology to have market advantage and to be useful, relevant […]

The How and Why of Buying Property Abroad



Because this is a web post and not a ten volume work of international real estate, we’ll have to limit ourselves to very general explanations. But this may be sufficient to make interested parties out of those on the fringe, and action-takers of the people already interested. There are many reasons that people buy property […]

RadPad – your photos get your apartment rented



We live in the digital era of images and videos. You might think that indeed photos are everywhere, but that doesn’t mean they have a huge impact in real estate, on a final sale or renting of an apartment. I beg to differ. If you want to get your apartment rented online or via a […]

3 Major DON’TS on social media



Everyone wants to be successful on-line and on social media. But there is a line that shouldn’t be crossed when it comes to what you should and what you shouldn’t do on social media (and on-line in general.) I presenting you today three main things to avoid on social media if you want to be […]

REALTOR® Safe Harbor Program puts safety of the real estate agents first



No one should be afraid – to go to work, to go in a specific area, to go shopping, etc. But recent events, including a tragic death of a realtor, show that, unfortunately, we are, sometimes, exposed to danger. The Real Agent Guard company, dedicated to the safety of real estate agents, launched another platform […]

RE/MAX enters the Apple Watch bandwagon



We cannot stop technology, we can only try to put it to good use, we may say. When we talk about Apple, we usually talk about successful products, that can be used in a wide area of industries, including in the real estate one. And, let’s face it, it’s very easy to have it all […]

Meet Oliver, the iOS app that connects the landlords with the renters, cuts brokers



Sometimes you need a real estate professional’s help. You need him to give you some options by showing you a number of properties you might buy or rent; you need him to give you some extra info; you may even count on his or hers advice. But in other occasions, you know exactly what you […]

Investing in Chinese real estate



China’s real estate market has always been hugely volatile, but it remains packed with incredible potential: expats can expect to earn up to $300,000 per year there, and that’s more than in any other country.

Top 10 hottest US real estate zip codes



The real estate landscape changes in time and, according to the recently launched by realtor.com “Top 10 ZIP Codes in America”, the hottest place(s) might surprise you. It’s Melrose, the one in Massachusetts (02176), not the one in Hollywood. Photo by John Phelan on Wikipedia Now, I say this might surprise you, not that it […]

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