4 WeChat insider tips to gain and convert Chinese clients

China gets criticized in the West for banning sites such as Twitter, Facebook and Google. What is often overlooked is that the country’s homegrown internet companies are often more popular, more profitable and more innovative than their counterparts in…

What mortgage brokers need to know before getting bonded

Many states require mortgage brokers to get bonded before they start brokering. Brokers may not always be aware of why posting a surety bond is necessary — after all it requires additional time and paperwork …

Are housing bubbles reinflating in 3 major cities?

Just 10 years ago, easy credit and lax banking lending standards in the U.S. residential real estate market were partly to blame for a housing bubble that popped and caused over 7 million borrowers to lose their homes to foreclosure during the 2008 hou…

3-D home of the day: Manhattan Beach development

This exceptional home features a dynamic floor plan providing homeowners with an indoor-outdoor living experience. Enjoy the best views Manhattan Beach has to offer from the comfort of your own home. …

Where Iranians will buy post-sanction property

Sanctions on Iran imposed by Europe and the U.S. that curbed exports and financial transactions have finally been lifted. These sweeping unilateral rulings punished ordinary people and, in particular, made it difficult to get visas or open accounts wit…

Video listing of the day: European-inspired estate

The estates dotting the hilltops in Europe provided the stimulus for this custom-built residence nestled into the hillside of this Southern California guard-gated community known as The Country in Diamond Bar. 3015 Steeplechase Lane is a thoughtful com…

3-D home of the day: A one-of-a-kind private family sanctuary

Imagine being surrounded by lush tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls, saltwater lagoon swimming pool and only minutes to white sandy beaches, shopping, award-winning schools and …

3-D home of the day: Los Angeles modern masterpiece

Completely custom from inception, this home is positioned to take advantage of the extensive panoramic views of the canyon from every point in the house. Constructed with industrial materials to form an unparalleled modern masterpiece, this home’s open…

Video listing of the day: A find for any Tampa house hunter

This nearly 4,000-square-foot luxury home has it all, and you don’t have to worry about deed restrictions or HOA fees. With a salt-water, solar-heated pool, crown molding and real wood floors, this custom home should be at the top of any Tampa house hu…

3-D home of the day: Luxury in Silicon Valley

This remarkable Silicon Valley estate boasts craftsman workmanship in every fine detail. From the third floor, revel in the views of majestic Mission Peak and marvel at glowing and brilliant sunsets off the San Francisco Bay. It’s modern floor plan is …