What you need to know about Opportunity Zones

What are Opportunity Zones? Opportunity zone properties and funds have been around since 2018, but little is known about them outside of well-informed real estate investors and real estate professionals. Opportunity zones are often celebrated for their ability to move billions of dollars in real estate development investment to low-income communities. Each state nominates blocks … Read more

Three Ways To Thrive As A Real Estate Agent

Source: Forbes Click here for full article The past year came with its own unique set of challenges. With every day seeming more apocalyptic than the next, real estate agents across the U.S. have been forced to find new ways to make a sale. In-person meetings became obsolete in light of the Covid-19 regulations calling … Read more

Farms for the Future: 20 Organizations Protecting Farmland

Source: EcoWatch Click here for full article In the United States, over 2,000 acres of agricultural land are sold every day for housing or commercial development, according to the American Farmland Trust. This has especially affected Black farmers who, since 1920, have seen nearly a 90 percent decline in land ownership, according to the U.S. Census. Over the past decade, as … Read more

The Instagram playbook: how to make your listings stand out in the age of visuals

Source: InMan Click here for full article Social media has changed buyers’ expectations, but you can still ensure your listings compete   When today’s emerging affluent consumer wants to curate a gallery of their lives through video and photography, they choose Instagram. It’s not news that Instagram is an ideal platform for agents as well: it’s a … Read more

How Long A Ground Lease?

Source: Forbes Click here for full article Property owners and developers who negotiate ground leases sometimes disagree on how long the lease should run. Though 99 years is the norm, sometimes the parties try to do something else. But it’s not a difficult issue. If you’re negotiating a ground lease, usually no good reason exists … Read more