Social media influencers are being paid to promote real estate



Some real estate agents have had the novel idea of partnering with social media influencers in order to get younger, first-time buyers checking out their listings. A story in Bloomberg last week revealed that agents are turning to social media influencers to sell the idea of a better lifestyle, with Instagram posts or YouTube videos […]

This is why millennials struggle to buy homes



The homeownership rate of millennials is 8% lower than it was for Gen Xers and Baby Boomers when they were the same age, according to a new report by the Urban Institute. So why are younger generations struggling to obtain a home at the same rate as their parents were? In its Millennial Homeownership report, […]

Existing home sales explode, up 27% from last year



Existing home sales have risen for the fifth consecutive month as the housing industry continues to show its resilience in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. The National Association of Realtors reported Thursday that homes sales are up an astonishing 27% from the same time one year ago. In addition, it was reported this week […]

Five of Jacksonville’s Best at Selling Single-Family Homes



Taking a look at Jacksonville through the same lens in order to create a lineup of trusted and effective agents for buying a home there.

The Commercial Space Post-COVID – With Cove CEO Adam Segal



RealtyBizNews talks with Cove CEO Adam Segal about the complexities of the post-COVID commercial market in real estate.

Tech startups want to get back to the office, but not as we know it



Technology startups are considering whether or not it’s necessary to return to the office, and for those who think it is, they’re also rethinking what that office should look like. Maria Gothsch, chief executive of Partnership Fund for New York City, told The Washington Post that many tech startups will decide that they want office […]

Builders are facing supply shortages, so some are changing their sales tactics



Building projects are facing longer timelines due to a shortage of supplies such as appliances, flooring materials, hardware and lumber, and builders are finding some clever ways to pass the associated costs onto home buyers. Builders have reported difficulty in securing appliances such as air conditioners, refrigerators and washing machines for new homes due to […]

Tips for communicating with clients while wearing a mask



Real estate agents might have noticed since the pandemic began how face masks make it more difficult to show their personality. Wearing a mask can conceal your expressions, hide your smile, muffle speech and lead to misunderstandings between you and whoever you’re talking too. But at the same time, they’re essential in many cases to […]

A Look At the Top 5 Memphis Real Estate Agents According to HomeLight



A look at a recent U.S. News & World Report collaboration with HomeLight to list Memphis, Tennessee’s top real estate agents.

Breather launches on-demand office space service



The commercial real estate office sector is struggling due to the trend towards remote work, and there are fears it could even collapse if people continue to work from home once the COVID-19 pandemic ends. Several major companies, including Twitter, have already said they’ll allow their employees to work from home permanently, and many other […]