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Tackling Disruption From the Inside Out

Tackling Disruption From the Inside Out

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Are You Prepared to Handle the Top 3 Risks to Your Brokerage? (Do You Even Know What They Are?) Tips and Tricks for REALTOR® Safety Month How Do Reverse Mortgages Work? As the challenges facing the realRead more about Tackling Disruption From the Inside Out[…]

Multifamily REIT UDR CEO Takes On Urban Development Challenges

Multifamily REIT UDR CEO Takes On Urban Development Challenges

Tom Toomey, president and CEO of multifamily REIT UDR, Inc. (NYSE: UDR), is the first CEO of a public firm to serve as global chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI). His two-year term began in June. In an interview with REIT.com, Toomey spoke about the forces shaping real estate project development today, the impactRead more about Multifamily REIT UDR CEO Takes On Urban Development Challenges[…]

NAR: Homebuyers, Sellers Stuck in Neutral

NAR: Homebuyers, Sellers Stuck in Neutral

Homebuyers and sellers are confident in the housing market, but there are few sales to show for it, according to recently released findings from a survey by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). NAR’s quarterly Housing Opportunities and Market Experience (HOME) report reveals homebuyers and sellers are stuck in neutral, despite a record 80 percentRead more about NAR: Homebuyers, Sellers Stuck in Neutral[…]

Avoid ‘Chickeducks’: Team Leaders Talk Lessons Learned

Avoid ‘Chickeducks’: Team Leaders Talk Lessons Learned

Collaboration as a concept is as old as time—but in the real estate industry, it represents a newer challenge: teams. “Brokers, in my opinion, have three choices: embrace the concept; look at it as a necessary evil; or have a ‘no flipping way’ attitude,” said Cleve Gaddis, leader of Gaddis Partners, RE/MAX Center, and moderatorRead more about Avoid ‘Chickeducks’: Team Leaders Talk Lessons Learned[…]

U.S. REITs Outperform in 2017 GRESB Assessment

U.S. REITs Outperform in 2017 GRESB Assessment

Participating U.S. listed REITs outperformed their global peers overall in environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance in 2017, according to the latest edition of the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) Real Estate Assessment. The GRESB Real Estate Assessment provides an investor-centric ESG benchmark and reporting framework for listed real estate companies, property funds, realRead more about U.S. REITs Outperform in 2017 GRESB Assessment[…]

Big Data, Big Opportunities: How Predictive Analytics Is Changing the Business of Real Estate

Big Data, Big Opportunities: How Predictive Analytics Is Changing the Business of Real Estate

“This year the human race is producing more data than the previous 5,000 years combined. Data is so powerful that in the future, nation states will fight over it for power.” This thought-provoking statistic set the stage for a much-anticipated panel discussion at RISMedia’s 2017 Real Estate CEO Exchange in New York on how brokersRead more about Big Data, Big Opportunities: How Predictive Analytics Is Changing the Business of Real Estate[…]

Cilo Marbella: Luxury Living on the Costa del Sol

Cilo Marbella: Luxury Living on the Costa del Sol

Located in the Malaga region of Spain’s famed southern coast, Cilo Marbella Luxury Real Estate was created by two luxury real estate experts, Jason Higgs and Dr. Miguel Horvath. From beachfront apartments to villas in the hills of the Sierra Blanca, Cilo Marbella services a wide variety of international clientele through offices in Marbella, SpainRead more about Cilo Marbella: Luxury Living on the Costa del Sol[…]

Meeting Agents Where They Are, Getting Them Where They Want to Go

Meeting Agents Where They Are, Getting Them Where They Want to Go

With the powerful training and technology resources of Keller Williams Realty at their backs, Nancy Marcotte and JD Pierce can turn their full attention toward what matters most: the success of their agents. Understanding that success means something different to everyone, the operating partners of Louisiana-based Keller Williams Realty The Gulf South Group are thereRead more about Meeting Agents Where They Are, Getting Them Where They Want to Go[…]