The Covid-19 pandemic is changing the landscape for luxury real estate. But will these changes be temporary, or are they a glimpse into the future of the luxury market?
Real Estate Trends: It's a Buyer's Market
The real estate market has officially shifted. And if you are on the seller’s side it isn’t in your favor. In September, the New York Times announced that Manhattan, the crème de la crème of the real estate world had[...]
Home-ownership and Citizenship
As a real estate professional, you should have a firm knowledge of your industry and potential clients. In the world of ultra-high net worth individuals there are many reasons to purchase properties, but did you know[...]
Hot Real Estate Market: Singapore
Singapore is an attractive destination for travelers and foreign property investors. It’s an expensive place, as the fourth priciest country for U.S. expats, and one of the richest countries in the world in terms of[...]
Chinese Demand for Overseas Property
President Trump’s trade war with China has made ripples in every aspect of the American economy, and real estate is no exception. China has passed policies that make it difficult to invest in US real estate in response[...]
Why Can't Americans Afford Homes?
The housing market is faced with a huge affordability gap. Despite a strong economy, rising wages, a low unemployment rate, and falling mortgage rates, most Americans struggle to afford an entry-level home. Over 70% of[...]
Hispanic Home buyers are the Future of Real Estate
Hispanic home ownership is the future of the real estate industry. It's on the rise—and it couldn’t happen soon enough, as the housing market has been otherwise quite sluggish. This is a cause for celebration among[...]
How Long does a Luxury Home stay on Market?
2019 has seen a slow down in the luxury home market, and properties are on the market longer than ever. A combination of rising mortgage rates, the tax code change, rapid price growth, and excess inventory has cooled[...]
Do you know the new real estate cash buying rules?
On the rare occasion that you encounter a buyer who is considering purchasing their home in cash, it’s important to be prepared—especially if they’re turning to you for advice about whether they should get a mortgage or[...]