Author: Gabriela

More Sun Belt Buyers Cancel Deals in Aug.

Nationwide, roughly 64,000 home-purchase agreements fell through in August – 15.2% of homes that went under contract that month. That’s up from 12.1% a year earlier and is comparable with July’s revised rate of 15.5%, according to a new report from Redfin. The percentage has hovered around 15% for three months in a row –…
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¿Qué hacer si un hispano fallece y ha invertido en bienes en EEUU?

Según la National Association of Realtors (NAR), los países latinoamericanos (Colombia, Argentina, Brasil, México y Venezuela) fueron los de más participación de compras de bienes raíces en EEUU por parte de ciudadanos extranjeros en el 2021. Para hacer este tipo de negocios, es muy importante tener en cuenta distintos aspectos jurídicos, para que el activo…
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¿Qué hacer si un colombiano fallece y ha invertido en bienes en EE. UU.?

Con el cambio político y la actual situación del país, cada vez más colombianos invierten o quieren invertir en Estados Unidos y aprovechar, entre otras cosas, factores como la disparada del dólar o la creciente demanda de activos refugio en los diferentes mercados estadounidenses. No obstante, en muchas ocasiones se arriesgan sin conocer cómo funciona…
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Tips to Take Your Real Estate Team to Next Level

A growing number of agents are forming real estate teams to secure more deals, share resources, and potentially earn more commission. Successful teams engage in frequent communications with upper management. For instance, sales and metrics meetings should be conducted as four smaller weekly meetings, during which wins should be recognized to raise morale. Companies should…
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¿Qué hacer si un colombiano fallece y ha invertido en bienes en EE. UU.?

Según la National Association of Realtors (NAR), Colombia fue el décimo país con más participación de compras de bienes raíces en Estados Unidos por parte de ciudadanos extranjeros en el 2021. Para hacer este tipo de negocios, es muy importante tener en cuenta distintos aspectos jurídicos, para que el activo no se vuelva un dolor…
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Lawmakers Back Insurer Ratings Proposal

With one lawmaker likening Florida’s troubled property-insurance market to a “mountain tumbling,” a legislative panel last week approved a proposal to spend $1.5 million to look at alternatives for insurers to get adequate financial ratings. The move came after state officials in July publicly questioned the ratings agency Demotech, Inc., over the possibility that it…
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Rising Interest Rates Weigh on Home Values

According to a recent Black Knight report, house prices fell 0.77% between June and July, marking the largest monthly decline since January 2011 and the first monthly drop of any size in 32 months. As mortgage rates continue to rise and weigh on home values, some homeowners have lost wealth. Mortgage rates are now double…
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Fla. Homeowners’ Insurance Surcharges Coming

TAMPA, Fla. – Florida homeowners will see their bills go up as the state’s property insurance crisis continues. Multiple insurance providers in the state have left the market, even after a special legislative session was held to address business and homeowner needs. Now, residents themselves are footing the bill from companies pulling out of Florida.…
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Rents Coming Down – But It May Not Last

Rents are starting to come down after spiking to record levels this past summer, but experts are uncertain if the slowdown will continue. Christopher Mayer, professor of real estate at Columbia Business School, said people looking for an apartment now might have a better experience than they did in May or June. “We’re not seeing…
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Solid Fundamentals For Commercial in 2Q

In the second quarter of 2022, continued solid fundamentals reflect an ongoing healthy demand for commercial real estate across most sectors, even as concerns about a slowing economy dominate the outlook. Despite uncertain economic conditions, the apartment and industrial sectors saw near-record and record levels of construction, respectively. The office and retail experiences were considerably…
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