Log Cabins: They're Not Just For Lumberjacks Anymore
Chic, iconic, and surprising, log cabins are one of the hottest trends in homebuilding, with amazing examples of craftsmanship standing all around the world. Some of today's most inspired log cabin designs are in unexpected places, while others command attention from a mountaintop while showcasing views that are nothing short of amazing. Either way, the log cabin attaches its own unique sense of history and architecture.
The Best Kitchens For Families
This area is typically the most used, most coveted, and most expensive part of the house to deck out. And if you have kids, extra measures might need to be taken in order to create a kitchen that is family friendly and still as sexy as you want it to be.
Special Report: Real estate team risks and rewardsThe real estate industry is a large tent offering the opportunity for many different business models to thrive. Tight-knit independent offices, 100-percent commission firms, big-brand franchisors, virtual brokerages, tech-driven startups and luxury boutiques all have their place. They benefit from their unique strengths and also must face their biggest threats. Over the last several years real estate teams have emerged as another force in the industry that can no longer be brushed off as a fad.
Your new secret weapon: Facebook’s Click-to-Messenger adsJust recently, Facebook doubled down on this new feature and created Click-to-Messenger as a standalone campaign objective (I know that probably sounds like gibberish but stay with me here) ......Read More
5 ways for real estate agents to give back this ThanksgivingBeing at home is to be relaxed and comfortable, in harmony with one’s surroundings. As the familiar adage goes, “home is where the heart is.” Our emotional attachment is so evident that we become homesick when we are away for prolonged periods ......Read More
Trump’s tax bill: Bad for Americans, good for foreign buyers?Elements of the U.S. House and the Senate's proposed new tax policies might make purchasing a home more expensive for Americans but cheaper for foreign homebuyers ......Read More
Why is real estate startup funding on the rise?When the economy is humming along that’s when you’ll see more venture capitalists come out of the woodwork. In many markets, it’s been awhile since the real estate industry attracted VC attention. But times -- they are a-changin’ ......Read More
How to make data standards important to your stakeholders"There are hundreds and hundreds of companies relying on the MLS to provide accurate data -- and they're using these tools today -- and we'll get them there by showing the benefits, but it's going to take a little bit of time," said President of FBS Michael Wurzer of standardized data on the Imnan stage. Data standardization affects our industry and stakeholders in many ways. Listen in to hear Wurzer, along with Chair of MLS Policy Issues Committee Tom Berge and Executive Director of Technology for Homes.com Shaun York discuss the importance of this standardization as it relates to different stakeholders ......Read More
Can you afford the American dream on your salary?What exactly does it take to turn a renter into a buyer? Real estate professionals mull over this question often, coming up with ideas ranging from touting the personal pride of homeownership to the financial upside of building wealth and equity. Unfortunately, a willing renter isn't the only requirement for the transition into homeownership: the American dream comes with salary requirements too. According to HSH.com, buyers offering a 10 percent down payment on a national median-priced home ($254,000) would need to make $63,941.21. The minimum salary drops to $55,390.57 for buyers putting down 20 percent ......Read More
North America will lead world in new housing construction through 2021Meanwhile, the study also notes that China and India will drive 43 percent of all new housing development, continuing a streak ......Read More
Announcing the first round of speakers for Inman Connect New York 2018Imagine charting a course through a landscape that's constantly changing and shifting around and beneath you. That's what it feels like sometimes to operate in the real estate industry -- there are so many new tools and business models in addition to the traditional tried-and-true methods that it's hard to know which way to turn ......Read More
Real estate daily market update: November 20, 2017All the latest real estate market news ......Read More