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A Decline in Homebuying Could Indicate a Recession

In late 2018, the American housing market saw a steep decline in purchases. As of December, homebuying was down 10.3% from the previous year. Home sales had been declining in every month, except for February. Economists say that this decline in the housing sector...

How TurnKey Caters to Millennials

How TurnKey Caters to Millennials

Amazon has recently partnered with the nation’s largest real estate broker, Realogy, to launch TurnKey, a new home buying program. The e-commerce giant is no stranger to disruptive technology and is now finally breaking into real estate. The strategic partnership has...

How Zoning Shaped New York’s Skyline

How Zoning Shaped New York’s Skyline

Things were out of control in New York City even back in 1913. The naughty, new skyscraper (40-stories) being constructed at 120 Broadway in Lower Manhattan had broken all the rules and was partly to blame. The Equitable Building was considered a "space-hog" of its...

Top Real Estate Trends for 2019

Top Real Estate Trends for 2019

Last year's real estate housing market started out with sky-high home prices with historically low mortgage rates, which was an advantage for sellers. While the year started out on top, it quickly dwindled halfway through with home price growth decreasing and rates at...

Buying Vs. Renting

Buying Vs. Renting

For many people, owning a home is a major component of the American dream. It was long thought to be one of the best financial decisions a person could make. Recently, financial experts have begun to question if that is still true. Whether renting or buying makes more...

Bradley Cooper in Greenwich Village

Bradley Cooper in Greenwich Village

The Greenwich Village neighborhood of New York City has gone from its former offbeat surroundings to one of the most desired pieces of real estate in the city. Famous stars like Bradley Cooper realize the amazing pocket of community that has developed in the heart of...

How to Manage a Holiday Rental Property

How to Manage a Holiday Rental Property

A holiday rental property can be one of the most lucrative purchases anyone can make, but it comes with its own set of pitfalls. In order to make the most of this rental property, owners need to know how to effectively manage it. There are pros and cons to owning a...

Dos and Don’ts of Being a Renter

Dos and Don’ts of Being a Renter

A renter should understand their rights as a tenant. Knowing what is and isn’t possible helps avoid any legal situations that could arise during the lease. It also gives the renter the knowledge to know when it's proper to contact their local housing authority. Here...

Most Common Real Estate Misconceptions

Most Common Real Estate Misconceptions

Real estate is an ideal industry where people should invest their money. The market has low-interest rates and lucrative returns. However, property investors receive conflicting advice from successful venture capitalist and realtors on the right portfolio to choose...