Real Estate Investment Trends for 2017

A recent article in Fortune Magazine explored the real estate trends we may expect in the new year. Nationally, home prices are expected to rise, albeit slowly (3.5% in 2017 vs. 4.5% in 2016). This according to Moody’s Analytics projections. But even more so than in recent years, real estate ... Read More...

Home Design Trends for 2017

Houzz - the home-decorating and renovation site and social network for homeowners and designers - has compiled a list of what they believe will be the biggest design trends of 2017. As reported in a recent article in The Real Deal, the site’s editorial team spoke with industry leaders and ... Read More...

Voice Control Smart-Home Tech on the Rise

Talk to your home, and it may now hear you. Voice control is the next game-changer with smart-home tech. In fact, it may just be the piece that fuels higher adoption of smart-home gadgets. A recent article in Realtor Magazine, written by Melissa Tracey, further elaborates on this subject. “By simply ... Read More...

Sharp Increase in Miami’s Rental Inventory

In a dramatic shift, Greater Downtown Miami will see more rental apartments delivered than condos in 2017 as developers focus on the multi-family market amid slumping condo sales, according to a newly released study as reported in The Real Deal. Additionally, the report shows that an influx of inventory means rental ... Read More...

Bigger and Better Condominiums by Design

When looking for something bigger but more affordable than a penthouse, some buyers are purchasing residences that combine multiple units into a single space. According to a recent article in the Miami Herald, the latest trend in pre-construction sales is turning up along the South Florida coast - especially in ... Read More...

Advice for Agents: Effective Sales Scripts

Skillful communication is one of the most important factors for succeeding in real estate. A recent article in RIS Media Real Estate magazine suggested several scripts that are well thought-out and ready for effective delivery. These scripts were used by successful agents attending a recent webinar. Answer questions… with questions. Respond ... Read More...