Mallorca fincas: A Europe investment focus



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News Hollywood actor Michael Douglas’ Mallorca finca (country estate) is on the market with Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty set the market there spinning recently. The projections the finca may demand as much as €50 million euro reveals what most experts say is a bull market for such exclusive properties. Spain’s Balearic Islands deserve a closer look for the coming New Year.

All Bets on Boomers as Millenials Struggle to Buy



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While younger people increasingly delay home ownership, baby boomers are stepping in to fill the void.

3 Social Media Missteps To Avoid At All Costs



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Social media offers the chance to interact with people, transfer value, and generate leads from platforms like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube. Still, real estate professionals consistently make mistakes in their overall social media strategy

8 Things American Homeowners Want



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The Demand Institute recently polled more than 10,000 households — both renters and home owners — across income levels to find their top unfulfilled housing needs and desires.

Winter Is The Season To Be Selling, Claims Redfin Study



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The housing market doesn’t hibernate in the winter. Sellers who list and buyers who buy often find the winter season the most advantageous time to make a move in real estate, according to a new study by the real estate brokerage Redfin.

Houston Named as the Market to Watch in Commercial Real Estate Boom



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According to a report recently released by the Urban Land Institute and Price Waterhouse Cooper, Houston leads the country in terms of markets to watch for the coming year.

Are Your Tech Tools Up To Scratch?



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When it comes to technology, you shouldn’t let the hype around the latest and greatest solutions prevent you from considering affordable products that can meet your standards of performance perfectly well.

Are Free Email Services All They’re Cracked Up To Be?



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Using free, consumer-level e-mail services for professional business communication can bring to mind the old adage, “You get what you pay for.”

Older Americans Holding Up Home Ownership



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Americans age 65 and over are holding onto home ownership instead of downsizing into rentals or moving to senior centers, Bloomberg Businessweek reports.

Creating Video Tours for your Listings



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Building a video tour is a creative challenge that requires some combination of skills and resources, beyond the lens. With a little forethought and practice, you can tap this medium’s potential and make it into one of the most effective marketing resources at your disposal.