Archives for September 2011

Georgia Realtor: Doreen Wanco



Doreen Wanco is one of the true top producers among Realtors ®. She is ranked in the top 1% of all Realtors® in the United States, thanks to a whopping $68 MILLION Dollars in total sales volume! From the 1990’s to 2008, Doreen averaged about 6 million dollars in total sales volume each year, and even today, in the midst of the worst housing market since the great depression, Doreen and her “WOW-Wanco” team manage over two million dollars in yearly sales volume.

Jennifer Lopez Snaps Up $18 Million Luxury Home In The Hamptons



Superstar singer and actress Jennifer Lopez, following on from her recent split from hubby Marc Anthony, has gone out a snapped up a stunning luxury home in an exclusive area of the Hamptons in New York. J-Lo’s gorgeous new home, just built in 2010 and weighing in at 14,000 square feet of luxurious living, comes […]

UK Agents Barton Wyatt’s Top Tips on Creating a Dream Kitchen



This year’s British Food Fortnight, an event which has grown massively since its original conception in 2002, is finally drawing to a close this weekend. Autumn/Fall is a traditional time for celebrating British food – something this festival emphasizes with its Fresh and Local theme, aiming to create more robust markets for local businesses and […]

Now Is the Time to Buy California Real Estate Says Top Realtor



There have never been a better time to buy property in Palm Springs California, says Brad Schmett, of Luxury Homes by Keller Williams. Brad is an expert in Palm Springs real estate and thinks a unique combination of factors makes this the most opportune time to buy and says “A rare combination of economic, financial and […]

College Towns And Medical Communities Offer More Stability For Investors



When it comes to real estate investing, the ability to identify local markets that are more stable is a big advantage. It means less vacancy for rental properties, higher than average rent rates, and generally better return on investment. But the widespread nature of the housing market crash made choosing good areas much more challenging […]

Realtors – What Do Your Website Videos Say About You?



Individuals looking for a home vary in the tools they use, however the vast majority of them use the internet for their searches. According to the 2010 NAR Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, the internet accounts for 74% of home searches and real estate agents account for another large share – 69%. Traditional advertising […]

Flipping Flops as Rentals Rise



The trend in flipping homes for quick profits is on the way out, as slow sales and high demand for rentals has led to the rental property market becoming much more profitable, reports CNN Money. According to figures from Tom Popik, a senior researcher at Campbell Surveys, almost half of all investor-purchased homes in July were […]

MNS Publishes Septembers Manhattan Rental Market Report



MNS has just published the September edition of its monthly Manhattan rental market report, which is the only research on the city’s rental rates that is published on a monthly basis. This particular month is significant as it marks the three-year anniversary of the Lehman Brothers collapse and is a good opportunity to illustrate how Manhattan’s […]

RICS Releases Latest Research into London’s 2012 Olympic Games



The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors has just released its research into the regeneration of the Olympic Park site and associated infrastructure, and believes this regeneration will provide a lasting legacy in East London that will continue long after the games have finished. The independent research was commissioned by the RICS with the University of […]

Rupert Murdoch Sells His Mansion, but at 39% Discount



After languishing on the property market for four years, Rupert Murdoch’s Long Island colonial mansion “Rosehearty,” has finally sold, albeit at a heavily discounted price. The mansion was originally priced at $14.8 million, but sold for $9.1 million. However there is no need to shed any tears on Murdoch’s account, as he apparently bought the […]

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