Articles in the International Real Estate Category
Stefan Swanepoel presents a webinar with tips on buying international real estate at The Economist’s Fine Properties Fair – online October 18th. Chat with numerous real estate experts and get information on global properties you might not find anywhere else.
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In a city with more than seven million residents, space is a very precious commodity. So when you have nowhere to go and your options are limited, creativity is born.
Hong Kong architect Gary Chang has literally turned a shoebox apartment of only 340 sq ft into 24 different rooms using of a series of sliding walls.
Trend #8 in the 2007 edition of the Swanepoel TRENDS Report discussed the likelihood of non-US real estate brokerage companies expanding to the United States. Countries that were identified to lead the charge included Australia, Canada, Germany and South Africa.
This week, Australian-based Harcourts, with over 630 offices and 4,000+ agents in nine countries, became the third major non-US based company to validate this forecast with the announcement of a joint venture with one of California’s large real estate companies, Altera Real Estate.
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The last installment was more geared toward brokers and team leaders so I will make this one for agents. I’ll warn you: This strategy will not make you friends, but it will make you money. If you are like most agents today, you are struggling for sales opportunities. You know what to do when you find a new customer, and hopefully, you do a great job. The problem is finding enough customers.
Here’s a great way to find new customers, and it costs almost nothing. It works best if you have …
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It’s almost time to start our Zero2Hero Agent Challenge 2010, but it’s not too late to for you to enter. We already have a good sized field of contestants and we hope to get started soon. So far we have agents from Georgia, California, Hawaii, Florida, Michigan, Idaho, Minnesota, Nevada, Texas, and even one from Hong Kong. We have agents from big cities and small towns. We have new agents, and agents starting over. From national franchises and local independents. In short, we have a great sample of the real …
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Okay… The holidays are over and we are at the half way point of the first quarter of a new year…..So the question is…What has changed in how you are doing (or not doing) your business to make real money?
We are all prisoners of our habits, and especially after a certain age, it is tough to “change”. It’s been said, that if we keep on doing what we’ve always done, we’ll keep on getting what we have always gotten….but that is not true anymore! In today’s competitive marketplace we may …
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Identify & Obliterate Six Barriers to Your Success!
It’s the beginning of yet another year, and as many of us sit with pencil in hand we might be thinking…”Should I even bother to set new goals again this year…and if so… will it even make a difference?
At the beginning of every year we all start out at zero….and it seems daunting to look at next December and wonder how we are going to “get there”! Will we beat this year’s numbers? Will this be the first year that you will really …