Bad economic times, millions of people desperate for a place to stay, something to eat, the world can look at times like something out of the film The Grapes of Wrath. But, for the homeowner, property crime is not the biggest reason to think about home insurance, Mother Nature also weighs heavily where financial loss is concerned. You don’t have to live in Tornado Alley to have your life blown away. There are many more pitfalls today’s property owners have to evade somehow. Can you afford NOT to understand them all?
Tim Maitski, a principal at Atlanta Communities Real Estate Brokerage, may just be America’s most vocal real estate professional. Searching over the Atlanta Google results for new entries this morning, we ran across several Georgia entities worth mentioning for one reason or another, and then we landed on Tim’s YouTube Channel. Read on, for a bit of a profile of professional capability.
RealtyBizNews’ continued series about Realtors and digital engagement continues with this weeks target city Orlando. With so many real estate presences lacking in their online branding and true interaction, will the sunshine state’s superstar Orlando fare any better than many others? Let’s take a look at the top few agencies via Google.
Luxury Portfolio International has just announced the addition of six new brokerages and four developments for the first quarter of 2011. According to the news the luxury end of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, added these prestigious companies and endeavors to their already impressive brand.
In news from Chicago, one of the most unique developments in the Midwest, Aqua Tower, pushes the design envelope to the limit as well as investor confidence. This aspect of the 28 acre luxury community, Lakeshore East, is the poster child for Magellan Development Group’s veritable Chicago condo empire. If ever there were a reason to cheer a company’s confidence, this Chicago contingent is certainly in the running.
Keller Williams Realty International announced Marnie Bennett as their number one real estate professional last year. How could they not? In these, some say the worst of economic times, leading by example is all the more important. For the real estate professional who is suffering, take note of the extraordinary success of one woman.
Understanding interest rates, loan types, and the housing market in general can be a bit too much for the average person. Most people just want the American Dream and to know how much and when to pay. But this is one reason the country is in such a pickle where housing is concerned. RealtyBizNews presents another brief tutorial about the different types of loans, and who actually owns the paper on your house. Learn a bit more about who Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae are, for your own good.
With all the bad real estate news afoot these last couple of years, it’s about time for record price news isn’t it? Well a few New York City real estate deals signal good times for some at least. Curbed just released its 20 most expensive list and it does indeed look as if things around Central Park are looking up. 20 Homes at over $20 million, that’s not bad broker pickings.