THE 5 HOTTEST HIPSTER REAL ESTATE MARKETS ACROSS AMERICA

November 1, 2017Newsletters, Uncategorized

While not everyone loves beards or pour-over coffee, when it comes to real estate, hipsters might be a good group to watch, according to new research from realtor.com and Yelp. The realtor.com economic data team leveraged its Market Hotness Index—which is a tool designed to uncover hot real estate markets where homes are selling quickly … Read More

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE BECOMING MORE VULNERABLE TO CYBERATTACK

October 1, 2017Newsletters, Uncategorized

At one time, commercial real estate firms were considered less at-risk for cyberattacks, because compared to financial services, healthcare and retail firms, they did not maintain as much personal and intellectual property information. As a result, CRE players have been slow to invest in cybersecurity and insurance for cyber risks.

The 10 Fastest Growing Cities in the U.S.

August 1, 2017Newsletters, Uncategorized

According to a recent report from the Census Bureau, eight of the 10 fastest-growing cities in the U.S. are located in the South with the population in large southern cities increasing by an average of 9.4 percent. Cities in Texas claimed five of the top ten spots. While two cities in the West also made … Read More

The Best, Worst Metros for Real Estate Investors

July 1, 2017Newsletters, Uncategorized

Many people enter the world of real estate investment with the hope of making extra money without having to spend a lot of time. Although buying rental property and collecting checks from tenants might seem like an easy path to financial stability, the reality can be a bit more challenging.2

Virtual Reality Shakes Up Real Estate

June 1, 2017Newsletters, Uncategorized

Virtual reality (VR) is expected to shake up the real estate industry in the same way that internet real estate listings did. In fact, it might not be long before buyers can view their next house or apartment using a VR headset.

12 Surprising Facts About Millennial Homebuyers

May 1, 2017Newsletters, Uncategorized

Many millennials still live at home with their parents. However, this doesn’t mean people born between the years 1981 and 1997 don’t want to own their own homes. In fact, a Realtor.com survey revealed that 61 percent of first-time homebuyers are under the age of 35.

How Trump’s Tax Plan Will Impact Real Estate

March 1, 2017Newsletters, Uncategorized

With the new administration underway, Donald Trump is already working on a new tax plan. Analysts at Baker Newman Noyes, a leading national accounting and consulting firm, have reviewed President Donald Trump’s vision for tax reform and predict that the changes to the tax code will have significant impacts on the real estate and construction … Read More