The Next Real Estate Collapse

Posted on April 19, 2016 By

As daily commutes go, I have nothing to complain about when I point my car toward Sovereign HQ each morning. The traffic congestion on Interstate 95, South Florida’s main artery, is horrendous. So I take the scenic route, the coastal beach road known as A1A. The views of the Atlantic Ocean are nice. But more…


Dubai Property

Posted on April 19, 2016 By

The enticing tropical climate, sandy white beaches, endless dining options and utterly beautiful skyscrapers, Dubai is the place to be when you want to witness the future now. Development is top notch and the best thing is, it is getting better every year. So when someone talks property, they automatically know that Dubai is the…


How to Deal With a Low Home Appraisal

Posted on March 19, 2016 By

Want to learn how to deal with a low home appraisal? In a competitive real estate market, a home being sold may enter into a multiple offer situation which could potentially raise the purchase price above the comparable sales in the area. In a situation like this, it is possible that the home appraisal for…


You Need to Know This About Home Appraisals

Posted on March 19, 2016 By

A home appraisal is a critical component of any real estate transaction that involves a mortgage loan. If you are refinancing you will need an appraisal, if you are selling your home to someone that needs to get a mortgage, he or she will need to have an appraisal done. What Is a Home Appraisal?…


How to Assess Any Real Estate With the Approaches to Value

Posted on March 19, 2016 By

The valuation steps applied to create a supported conclusion of a defined value based on an analysis of applicable general and specific data. Assessment in creating an opinion of real estate value follows specific sets of processes that reflect 3 different methods. These include: – Cost Method – Direct Comparison Method – Income Approach Method…


4 Advantages of a Virtual Doorman System

Posted on March 19, 2016 By

Virtual doormen are fast becoming a popular alternative to hiring a regular physical presence for many commercial properties, and their popularity is also rising for residential buildings. The reasons for this are numerous, as are the many advantages that this kind of service can offer. Although there are several concerns that people may initially have…


Pressures That Dominate Real Estate Value

Posted on February 19, 2016 By

When people usually think of real estate value they think of two forces; supply and demand. Yes, this is correct; however supply and demand only fall under the one of the four main categories that drive/depress real estate value. Supply and demand fall under the economic category of influences in real estate value. The other…


The Chill in US Real Estate

Posted on February 19, 2016 By

You know things are starting to get dicey out there when even a multimillion-dollar penthouse in Manhattan can’t sell. It seems a developer in SoHo, having just recently finished primary construction for his high-rise condo tower, realized the project’s focal point – a $45 million, 8,400-square-foot penthouse – was just a bit too much. “The…


Columbia, MO Offers Great Real Estate Opportunities

Posted on February 19, 2016 By

The real estate market in Columbia, MO is ever-changing. Columbia has now became the fourth largest city in the state of Missouri. The city gained about 10,600 residents between 2010 and 2015. This is great for real estate in the area. It has been the fastest growing city in Missouri over the past five years….


Time to Get Out of Real Estate

Posted on February 19, 2016 By

Talk about exquisite timing. Even today, a decade after the fact, the leveraged buyout of Equity Office Properties Trust remains one of the largest of all time: $36 billion for nearly 600 office buildings in New York, Washington D.C. and dozens of the nation’s largest cities. But in late 2006, some wondered if the billionaire…