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Last updated: April 19, 2018 • Real Estate History

Is the Trump Rally Over? Housing Sales Plummeting as Mortgage Rates Go Up

While President-elect Donald Trump has had a long career in real estate, following in the footsteps is his father, also a real estate tycoon, becoming POTUS may not lead to the best outcome for home buyers but rather for financiers. Trump created a fortune by building or licensing his name to luxury condominiums, hotels and …

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Last updated: April 20, 2018 • Real Estate History

The Winter White House

While the debate is hot and heavy over who will be moving into 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue when the Obamas’ lease on the White House is up, one Presidential candidate already lives in what was originally meant to be the Winter White House – a retreat from the cold and snow of New England winter months …

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Last updated: April 20, 2018 • Real Estate History

15 Years Later Ground Zero is Still Recovering – a Monument to the Spirit of the U.S.A.

In the wake of the 9/11 terror attack, the site of the World Trade Center was immediately christened “Ground Zero”; a term normally used to describe the epicenter of sites where destruction has been caused by the detonation of a nuclear weapon. Of course, the attack that took nearly 3,000 lives and two of the …

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Last updated: January 13, 2017 • Real Estate History

Five Crazy Things Real Estate Agents Have Done to Close a Deal

There’s a world of stiff competition out there in real estate. Agents battle for the top listings, and fight to close deals before buyers or sellers get cold feet. Some realtors even go to crazy extremes to get the attention of clients – from the guy who used George Clooney’s face on his ads, to a …

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Last updated: January 12, 2017 • Real Estate History

High Cost of Living Worth it for Naples, FL, Real Estate Owners Thanks to Rising Equity

Despite the high cost of living in Naples, real estate agents can enjoy a healthy, competitive market for homes in the area. Housing is in high demand, but affordability continues to be a challenge – a trend that both aggravates and pleases homeowners who see their equity rising as costs continue to go up. According …

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