Investing in Brownfield Properties


Commercial real estate investors should consider investing in brownfield properties – previously developed commercial real estate that is currently not in use or severely underused.

Why The Government Must Stop Making Housing “Affordable”


Yes, you heard that right. We don’t need any affordable housing if it’s up to the US government to provide it.

Security is the Biggest Must-Have for Smart Homes


When it comes to smart homes, consumers are more interested in their security features than the gadgets that control the homes’ appliances.

4 Steps to Boost Your Online Presence


With home shoppers performing an average of 11 searches before taking action on a real estate site, it’s important that you get yourself front-and-center on the Internet.

Are Open Houses Being Underutilized?


Open houses can generate a lot of buyer traffic for a listing, but they are held for only a small fraction of listings. According to a study, open houses were held to reach potential buyers for only 6.3 percent of listings nationwide.

Five of the Coolest New Tech Tools in Real Estate


One of the most common questions realtors like to ask each other is: “What is your favorite new technology tool?” At Realty Biz News we love to keep an ear out for the latest and greatest tech tools people are implementing in their business.

Freddie Mac Predicts Multifamily Home Shortage by 2023


By 2023, there could be up to 4.7 million more renter households due to demographic forces, according to Harvard University’s report, The State of the Nation’s Housing 2014. But the supply of multifamily rental housing will likely be far less than demand.

6.5 Million American Homes Face Hurricane Risk


More than 6.5 million homes along the U.S. Atlantic and Gulf coasts could be at risk of a storm surge from a hurricane, which could amount to nearly $1.5 trillion in potential reconstruction costs.

Is It Time For Real Estate Pros To Bid Adios’ to BYOD?


BYOD has been a double-edged sword for the real estate industry, with both benefits and complications for agents and their broker partners. Should you BYOD or explore some of the new technology options available?

4 Tech Trends Set To Transform Real Estate


This could be your future: Drones, wearable tech, smart cars and more.