How luxury agents should approach marketing to millennials

Affluent buyers in all age groups make a significant impact on the luxury real estate market. At present, however, millennials have heightened momentum. The YouGov 2016 Affluent Perspective Global Study notes that millennials, as well as the 400,000 we…

2016 retrospective: The year of global luxury real estate

As we move into autumn and head toward the last quarter of the year, let’s look back at the state of global luxury real estate in 2016. What defined high-end property in recent months? Can we take away valuable insight from observing the performance of…

Seeing the true value in luxury real estate

Ultra high-net worth individuals own an impressive mass of the world’s luxury real estate. According to The Global Luxury Residential Real Estate Report 2015, a collaborative effort by Wealth-X and Sotheby’s, 79 percent of the UHNW population have two …

Are your buyers ready to go?

Our housing markets are complex, no matter what kind of market you are in. Both down markets and multiple-offer, up markets have their unique challenges. How can you ease buyers through their process …

5 first-time homebuyer tips to know before house hunting

Buying a house is probably the biggest single purchase you will ever make in your lifetime, so it’s no wonder most people also find it to be a stressful experience. Making the final decision on a house shouldn’t be taken lightly, as it is something that will affect you for the rest of your life. It’s important that you understand every step …

7 trends that will make or break traditional real estate

For 2016, real estate industry players are encouraged to explore the emerging millennial buyers, the power of digital marketing and the popularity of shared working spaces …

4 essentials on your closing checklist that prevent an FSBO nightmare

On June 1, Tamara Holloway’s homebuying fairy tale turned into a cautionary tale when she discovered that the seller of her new home in Nashville hadn’t moved out and had no plans of doing so …

San Antonio top spot for transition from renting to owning

Home prices might be rising and outpacing wage growth in some coastal markets, but don’t let that get you down if you’re in San Antonio.

With high income and employment growth and a short breakeven horizon — the time it takes for buying to become more affordable than renting — San Antonio is the “sweet spot” for homeownership, according to a recent Zillow report …

How much are millennial homebuyers borrowing in San Francisco?

Millennials aren’t just a trendy group to rant about as you see some young people immersed in their phones during a speechless dinner. They’re also one of the largest demographics of homebuyers and borrowers in the nation …

How much are millennial homebuyers borrowing in Chicago?

Millennials aren’t just a trendy group to rant about as you see some young people immersed in their phones during a speechless dinner. They’re also one of the largest demographics of homebuyers and borrowers in the nation …