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Canadian Investors Become Largest Cross-Border Buyers in US, Report Shows

Published Thursday, September 21, 2017
Canadian investors have retaken the lead as the largest source of cross-border investment capital in the U.S., the latest US Cross-Border Investment Compendium shows. These buyers increased the pace of their acquisitions in the first half of 2017 as the volume of deals by Chinese investors ebbed. Capital flows from China, which were the largest source of more»

NABOR's Power Has Been Restored

Published Tuesday, September 19, 2017
NABOR's power has been restored. The NABOR office will be open on Wednesday, September 20, business as usual from 8:00 am to 4:30 pm. All meetings and events scheduled this week from Wednesday through Friday will be held at their scheduled day and time. The RPAC Wine Tasting scheduled for September 20 is postponed. The REALTOR Safety Summit scheduled for more»

Chinese, Canadians, and Mexicans: Top Foreign Buyers in April 2016–March 2017

Published Friday, September 1, 2017
Despite the slowdown in Chinese economic growth and tighter regulations on outflows of foreign exchange, Chinese foreign buyers remained as the top foreign buyer of U.S. residential property, according to NAR’s recently released 2017 Profile of International Activity in U.S. Residential Real Estate. Chinese buyers accounted for 14 percent of all more»

Naples REALTOR® Magazine Honored with Three Charlie Awards

Published Monday, August 28, 2017
Naples, Fla. (August 24, 2017) – The Naples Area Board of REALTORS® (NABOR®) is proud to announce that its member publication, the Naples REALTOR® magazine, received three awards at the Florida Magazine Association’s (FMA) Charlie Awards gala at the Ritz Carlton Beach Resort in Naples on Friday, August 11, 2017. The FMA is the more»

Demand rising for homebuyer boot camps

Published Thursday, August 24, 2017
NEW YORK – Aug. 23, 2017 – The purchase process can be complicated. A growing number of real estate professionals from across the country are stepping up to offer clients homebuyer workshops. Agents say the public demand for such workshops is growing. First-time homebuyer workshops are becoming more commonplace, according to U.S. News & more»

More real estate coming to social media near you

Published Monday, August 21, 2017
LOS ANGELES – Aug. 18, 2017 – Real estate agents have long been among the top advertisers in a community. But only now are social media companies figuring this out and trying to get some of those ad dollars for themselves in markets like Los Angeles. Nextdoor, the social network for neighbors, this month rolled out a new real estate section, more»

Surprising drop in owners optimistic about selling

Published Monday, August 14, 2017
WASHINGTON – Aug. 11, 2017 – Higher home prices are the "likely culprit" for a 1.5 percentage-point dip in Fannie Mae's July Home Purchase Sentiment Index as buyers lose confidence in their ability to purchase a home. In June, the national median home price surged to $263,800, a record high. But wary buyers didn't cause the biggest drag on last more»

Listing presentations: Agents sometimes lose confidence

Published Tuesday, August 1, 2017
MIAMI – July 31, 2017 – Anthony Askowitz, broker-owner of RE/MAX Advance Realty in South Miami and Kendall, explores a hypothetical real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic: What if a veteran Miami real estate agent struggles with her recent listing presentations and turns to her broker for support? The agent has done more»
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