Archives for November 2012

Baby Boomers Over Age 55 More Likely To Own And Invest In Real Estate



A recent article on doctorhousingboom.com clearly demonstrates the impact that boomers are having on the housing market. Boomers between the ages of 55 and 74 are much more likely to own additional residential property besides their personal home, and while some of these homes are vacation properties, most are likely to be held for use as rental property.

How Property Managers and Multi-Family Employees Can Help Eliminate Human Trafficking



It may be something that you think could never occur on your property or maybe something you, like many Americans may not want to think about. But if there has any been illegal activity on your multifamily property, there’s a good chance that those involved may have been involved due to human trafficking.

Convert Site Visitors Into Quality Sales Leads With Call-To-Action Buttons



When starting a real estate website, one of the first goals agents will try to accomplish is generating a high volume of traffic. The more visitors you have, the more likely those visitors will translate into sales leads, right?

Capitalizing on Celebrity Death: Larry Hagman’s House May Sell Fast



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Simple Upgrades for Your New Home



Something that people get caught up in when looking at a home are things like the paint, wall paper or carpet. These are things that can easily be changed after buying it. Small changes like this are easy to do, don’t cost a lot, and can even raise the value of your home.

Existing-Homes Sales Up in October, NAR Says



Despite the devastation of Hurricane Sandy, sales of existing homes increased in October and prices continue their climb, according to the National Association of Realtors.

3 Facts That Prove Miami Is A Hotbed for Property Seekers



Even a few years back, Miami was facing a slump in the real estate industry. Back then, it was not just failing to attract US buyers, but the foreign interest in South Florida’s properties had also taken a hit.

Real Estate Market Indices Show Home Prices Still on Uptrend



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Re/Max Real Estate Agents Group in Costa Rica Opens Fourth Office



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Zillow Acquires HotPads for $16 Million



In real estate technology news, Zillow has announced the acquisititon of real estate search site HotPads for an estimated $16 million in chash. This acquisition is supposedly slated to grow Zillow’s “rental audience” as well as extend the company’s marketing for rental pros.