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2017 Think Realty Honors Winners

2017 Think Realty Honors Winners

Each year, Think Realty honors the leaders and change-makers of real estate who represent the best the industry has to offer.  These individuals are nominated by their peers, and the finalists are determined by an independent panel of judges who are former Think Realty Honors recipients themselves. Their stories range from new investors just...
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Fannie Mae Study: More Baby Boomers To Enter Retirement With Mortgages

Fannie Mae Study: More Baby Boomers To Enter Retirement With Mortgages

Recent studies have found that saving for retirement has become a bit of a financial afterthought, as more Americans are actually saving for an upcoming vacation than they are for economic security in their golden years. In fact, a 2017 NerdWallet survey found that 56% of young women between the ages of 18 and...
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Cities Offer Tax Breaks To Amazon As HQ2 Competition Draws To A Close

Cities Offer Tax Breaks To Amazon As HQ2 Competition Draws To A Close

Online retail giant Amazon Inc. has received multiple offers of tax breaks as a part of the company’s national competition for Amazon’s second headquarters. According to Reuters, the HQ2 competition came to an end on Thursday, October 19, and will include up to 50,000 new jobs and a $5 billion investment for the winning...
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2 Smart Ways to Improve Your Vacation Rental Property During the Off Season

2 Smart Ways to Improve Your Vacation Rental Property During the Off Season

It’s no secret that Americans love camping and spending time outdoors. Whether roughing it in a tent or enjoying a luxury cabin, campers in 2011 spent 534.9 million days camping, an average of 12.6 days per person. And as the primary camping season starts to wind down, those who own and manage vacation rental...
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Renters Having Difficulties Finding New Homes After Hurricane Irma

Renters Having Difficulties Finding New Homes After Hurricane Irma

After Hurricane Irma, Florida residents who rent their homes are facing a variety of obstacles: paying rent for uninhabitable homes, difficulties getting refunds on rent deposits, and struggling to find new housing in a strained rental market. Read the rest of Renters Having Difficulties Finding New Homes After Hurricane Irma  » For more articles...
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Don’t Blame The Millennials: Seniors Who Age In Place May Be Contributing To Housing Recovery Issues

Don’t Blame The Millennials: Seniors Who Age In Place May Be Contributing To Housing Recovery Issues

The aging in place movement has prompted many seniors to look to the future and make changes so that they can remain in their homes and live full, uninterrupted lives. But even though the movement has allowed many seniors to have a better quality of life, it’s arguably had another unintentional effect: it may...
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How to Sell Your Home Fast: A Visual Guide

How to Sell Your Home Fast: A Visual Guide

How to Sell Your Home Fast If you’re a real estate investor, you know how important it is to be able to sell a house fast. Anything can happen in a short period of time, and you don’t want to risk losing value in your property just because it takes a long time to...
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The Top 3 Residential Real Estate Trends of 2017

The Top 3 Residential Real Estate Trends of 2017

Due to seasonal changes in demand, the housing market is difficult to pin down. And with today’s ever-changing political and economic climate, it’s even more exhausting trying to get a clear picture of what’s to come. That being said, so far in 2017 one thing has been very clear: supply is low, demand is...
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Is Crowdfunding the Future of Real Estate Investment?

Is Crowdfunding the Future of Real Estate Investment?

Since the Great Recession, crowdsourcing and the sharing economy have become increasingly popular, especially among younger people who were especially hard hit by the collapse. Millennials have been using crowdsourcing to fund artistic endeavors, art projects, and now — real estate. New commercial real estate crowdfunding firms have emerged with a bang, with estimates...
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Where to Start with a Fixer-Upper

Where to Start with a Fixer-Upper

When you buy a fixer-upper, you know that there will be hours of work ahead. But it can be hard to know where to start. Not everyone is born a Joanna Gaines — the design mastermind behind HGTV’s Fixer Upper — but that doesn’t mean you’re doomed to a dilapidated dwelling. Here’s a handy...
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