Mortgage fraud: Are you part of the problem?

There are lies and there are damn lies. Lies like the little white ones borrowers sometimes utter to improve their incomes just enough to qualify, or perhaps qualify for a better rate. And there are the whoppers some agents tell to, well, fleece unsusp…

The biggest legal risks for real estate teams

Do you require team members to use a specific type of software, hold open houses on certain days, or attend regular meetings at your office? If so, the labor laws consider your team members to be employees not independent contractors.  …

Where does Purplebricks stand one month after its U.S. launch?

Purplebricks, the online agent that has seen massive success while battering the incumbents in the U.K. market, launched in the U.S. about one month ago. Let’s take a deeper look at its launch, its tactics, the numbers and its next targets …

Where does Purplebricks stand one month after its U.S. launch?

Purplebricks, the online agent that has seen massive success while battering the incumbents in the U.K. market, launched in the U.S. about one month ago. Let’s take a deeper look at its launch, its tactics, the numbers and its next targets …

Where does the NYC broker war with StreetEasy leave the industry?

The battle lines have been drawn, but the end is far from uncertain. And the ramifications for the rest of the real estate classified industry in the United States could be far-reaching …

The battle for New York listings: Zillow’s StreetEasy versus the industry

The battle lines have been drawn, but the end is far from uncertain. And the ramifications for the rest of the real estate classified industry in the United States could be far-reaching …

Post-hurricane investing: How to look for win-win opportunities

There have been (unlucky) 13 hurricanes so far in 2017 at the time of this article. Harvey, Irma and Maria have been the big three, causing massive devastation throughout Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, with especially destructive effects in Puerto R…

Post-hurricane investing: How to look for win-win opportunities

There have been (unlucky) 13 hurricanes so far in 2017 at the time of this article. Harvey, Irma and Maria have been the big three, causing massive devastation throughout Texas, Florida and the Caribbean, with especially destructive effects in Puerto R…

6 housewarming gifts buyers will actually use

Your clients just bought a new home and couldn’t be happier. What better way to congratulate them than to give them a great housewarming gift? Selecting something they’ll actually like isn’t always easy though, especially if you don’t know them well …

6 housewarming gifts buyers will actually use

Your clients just bought a new home and couldn’t be happier. What better way to congratulate them than to give them a great housewarming gift? Selecting something they’ll actually like isn’t always easy though, especially if you don’t know them well …