Category Archives: Real Estate

Real Estate Companies Waiting For Clarity On GST, New Law: Survey

New Delhi: Sentiment in real estate sector has improved post demonetisation but the industry is still in ‘wait and watch’ mode due to lack of clarity on reforms, including the new real estate law and GST, according to a study. Property consultant Knight Frank India and FICCI today released its real estate sentiment index, based on a quarterly survey of Read More

Former anchor Lily Jang returns to TV with real estate segment on KPRC-TV

Lily Jang joined KHOU-TV in February 2012 as the weekday morning anchor. Previously, Jang was a morning news anchor and reporter for Seattle’s KCPQ-TV. In late 2016, she announced she was leaving the station. Then, in 2017, she announced she was becoming a real-estate agent and would be hosting a real-estate segment on KPRC-TV. Despite being shuffled off KHOU-TV, Lily Jang Read More

Getting that real estate kind of feeling again?

Getting those real estate itchy fingers? Stock markets have been on a roll and the upswing in markets is usually a precursor of a jump in real estate prices as investors book profits and sink their money in land. The breathless expectations from a new real estate regulator, combined with an overall upswing in the mood of the economy, is Read More

Real Estate Content Strategy: SEO And Your Blog

If content writers had cocktail parties, I imagine things would go along quite swimmingly for a half hour or so: interesting conversation would be peppered with the most random factoids that only content writers would ever know.  Then, somewhere around the bottom of everyone’s first glass, I can envision some disagreements breaking out. You see, we’re not all of the Read More

B.C. home listings fall to 20-year low, real estate association says

The latest numbers from the B.C. Real Estate Association show residential property sales across the province are climbing while the number of homes on the market drops to a 20-year low. The association says the combination means affordability, especially in Metro Vancouver-area markets, will remain challenging because the lack of supply will keep prices high. Just under 10,000 homes in Read More

LeEco Said to Plan Sale of $420-Million Beijing Real Estate Amid Cash Crunch

HIGHLIGHTS LeEco is trying to raise funds amid a severe cash crunch The company recently scrapped a $2 billion deal to acquire Vizio Sale would allow LeEco to revert focus to its core businesses Chinese tech conglomerate LeEco is in talks to sell a prized property asset in the heart of Beijing it acquired in a $420 million deal last Read More

‘Real estate, construction top employment generators in April’

The construction and real estate industries are generating employment demand for skilled workforce as the sectors are gearing up for growth following the government’s agenda of providing affordable housing to people, a report said. The construction and real estate industries are generating employment demand for skilled workforce as the sectors are gearing up for growth following the government’s agenda of Read More

SkySlope Lets Real Estate Brokers Manage Business Online

Real estate has always been one of America’s most lively industries. Every year, some two million licensed agents and 86,000 brokerage firms work day and night to move billions of dollars worth of commercial and residential properties. Bearing that in mind, it’s not difficult to imagine why so many young professionals flock to join the industry. But it takes a lot of hard Read More

Nine Twitter Accounts For Aspiring Real Estate Investors To Follow

All images courtesy of Forbes Councils members. Experts share their favorite Twitter accounts for real estate advice. We’ve all heard success stories of individuals getting rich from a smart real estate investment opportunity. But like any other wealth-building strategy, success in the real estate market isn’t based on luck: It requires real knowledge and skills that can only be obtained Read More

What RERA means for real estate agents, under-construction projects

The deadline for establishing a real estate regulator is almost over. According to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, which was enacted on 1 May 2016, a regulator under the Act should come in to existence by 1 May 2017. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (MUHPA) had notified 69 sections of the Act on 30 Read More