Miami bitcoin-only listing may have a buyer

A Miami penthouse listed for 33 bitcoin on Friday already has interest from a potential buyer in Spain. Real estate agent Justino Eduardo Ferret with United Realty Group listed his client’s one-bedroom condo in the Miami neighborhood of Edgewater, north of Downtown, in exchange for digital currency that would amount to just over $540,000, and he’s only accepting bitcoin …

Special Report: How to make online leads work for you

According to our research, online leads drive some portion of sales for over 80 percent of real estate pros, yet it’s more important now than ever to take a targeted and measured approach to digital lead capture and follow-up, as the cost of online leads over the last decade has increased while their return on investment has declined …

Will a bitcoin buyer bite on this designer beachfront home?

They say a home will sell if the price is right. What if that price is (a volatile) 250 bitcoin? Realtors listing a luxury oceanfront home on the market for nine months in Clearwater Beach, Florida, are putting that question to the test. …

SoCal’s biggest wildfire still rages out of control

It’s been over a week now since wildfires broke out in Southern California, threatening homes and forcing thousands to evacuate their cities across the region to seek safety …

Pacific Union acquires majority stake in Gibson International

Marking its fourth Golden State market-share grab within the last year, San Francisco-based real estate giant Pacific Union is acquiring a majority stake in Gibson International, a luxury Los Angeles boutique, effective in the first quarter of …

Nearly 90,000 homes at risk in fire-torn SoCal, CoreLogic estimates

Devastating wildfires continue to rip through Southern California with no end in sight, threatening thousands of properties across the region. CoreLogic put the total number of homes at risk from the largest fires — Thomas (Ventura county), Rye (Sylma…

Life after fire: competition for Santa Rosa housing is fierce

“The fires really started a big change – there was a big ripple effect. Anything under $700,000 is moving very quickly whether it’s a fixer or a condo…” …

SoCal Realtors help clients, save animals as wildfires rage

Multiple wildfires continue to wreak havoc in coastal Southern California. Covering 96,000 acres at the time of this article’s publication according to the LA Times, the “Thomas” fire that broke out near Ventura County earlier this week is currently the most widespread, threatening at least 12,000 homes. …

How NYC tours helped build a real estate agent’s brand

Fascinated with the different corners of their city, New Yorkers both adopted and native tend to be out on weekends exploring the concrete jungle. And those in the extended circle of Halstead Property real estate agent Jeff Goodman are being given the …

Realtors scale up good deeds in disaster-torn communities this holiday season

Every Christmas Eve, Houston Association of Realtors’ chair Cindy Hamann drops off a blanket and a bottle of wine to several random and very thankful homeless people in downtown Houston. Realtors like Hamann are doing wonderful deeds all over the count…