Trending interior designs in 3 different markets

All great designs start somewhere. Tastes that seem universal across global luxury markets are inevitably inspired by unique, trendy micro markets. So what types of interior decoration should you be paying attention to as you advise your clients and pr…

Anne Hathaway lists fabulous New York City penthouse for $3.5M

The glamorous pad boasts two bedrooms but takes up the entire floor of a 1900s building on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

NextHome named top US real estate franchise

NextHome snagged first place from Keller Williams, which didn’t make the cut in this year’s annual Franchise Business Review list.

When is selling a furnished home in your clients’ best interest?

There’s an undeniable appeal to walking into a home that is staged and styled to a high standard — especially when that home is on the market. For many buyers, the perfect home can be augmented by beautiful furnishings. And for sellers, having a fully furnished home on the market can be a best-case scenario for achieving a faster sale.

The tech tools agents should have on hand to succeed

Luxury real estate buyers expect best-in-class technology in their homes. But do they expect it from the agents and firms they work with? The short answer is: yes. Agents are under pressure to maintain a nuanced understanding of their needs and prefere…

Anxiety over coronavirus has reached the US real estate market

While some agents have seen clients significantly impacted by the outbreak, others note that Chinese buyers had already been dwindling because of trade tensions.

5 lessons real estate agents can learn from luxury hotels

Stand in the foyer of any luxury hotel, and you’ll feel it: the assurance that while you may not be at home, you’ve certainly arrived. The best hotels are a place to rest and to indulge, to be surprised and delighted.

When is it time to drop someone from your real estate team?

Dropping agents from your team can be one of the toughest things a leader has to do. But it could provide your team a boost.

5 steps to building a database that yields million-dollar deals

At ICNY 2020, brothers and luxury agents Roh and Ramin Habibi share how robust client databases keep their multimillion dollar businesses going.

3 takeaways from the latest trends in home goods and brands

It’s been a while since luxury was synonymous with excess. Today, what matters most to high-end consumers is that their purchases have a larger positive impact on the world and provide a meaningful personal experience. Brands are looking beyond mere material opulence.