Paula Hess is a former editor of California Real Estate Magazine and a Los Angeles–based freelance writer.
As office and retail sectors face ongoing pressure, a major reimagining of building spaces is underway.
While no claims have been made, the program's reauthorization has a vital role in ensuring stability in commercial lending.
Demographics and need for convenience boost demand for non-traditional spaces. What makes for successful transactions?
The rollout of the 5G cell network ushers in speed and complexities for commercial practitioners.
Growing demand for residential care homes is creating a new market niche for agents.
Commercial spaces are benefiting from homey staging touches that draw client interest and close deals.
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Be prepared to roll up your sleeves, study, specialize, and work for little or no pay before you earn that first commission.
Tight supply and investor appetite for premium NNN assets compress cap rates to historic lows.
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Ask for a sample of the builder’s contract. Most have their own, distinct from other companies’.
Ask for clarification of home warranty coverage. Warranties are often issued by a third party.
Obtain a list of costs. What is standard versus an upgrade, and how much do upgrades cost? And remember that most...
Home-sharing sites attract agents and potential clients. Should you dive in?
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Learn why interest in triple-net leases is increasing for investors of residential real estate.
Mapping out a true picture of a “hidden” real estate market is both compelling and confounding for real estate pros.
Looking to expand your property management portfolio? Self-managed HOAs are reaching out for assistance with finances and operations.
Bulk portfolios of single-family homes have redefined the rental business. How are large landlords coping?
As they come back to the market, formerly foreclosed buyers will look to you for guidance.
When practitioners are caught up in market woes, anguish and depression can damage their judgment.