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What Influences the Value of a Home?

What Influences the Value of a Home?

For many people who are considering selling or purchasing a home, the question of how much a house will likely fetch in a particular market is an important and often confusing issue. Here are just a few key ways that a home’s value is determined, and why these factors matter so much in 2019.

Purchasing Real Estate With Cryptocurrency

Purchasing Real Estate With Cryptocurrency

Gone are the days of cryptocurrencies being a fringe commodity. Today, the market is full of opportunities for cryptocurrency spending and there’s an ever-growing roster of cryptocurrencies available themselves. Soon, it will even be possible to purchase property with cryptocurrency.

The Impact of E-Commerce on Commercial Real Estate

The Impact of E-Commerce on Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate is understandably influenced by consumer habits. Because many shoppers today prefer online shopping, brick-and-mortar establishments have been forced to alter their tactics in order to stay in business. Because of e-commerce, commercial real estate is shifting so as to drive traffic and attract customers. However, these efforts are not always successful, and commercial real estate owners must adapt accordingly.

Millennial Homebuyers & Their Effect on the Real Estate Industry

Millennial Homebuyers & Their Effect on the Real Estate Industry

Millennials now make up a majority of the population. Because of this shift, the real estate industry is beginning to feel the effects of millennial home buying habits and trends. As more millennials pay off student debt and grow in their professional fields, more millennials will emerge in the real estate market, looking to rent or buy property. To accommodate for this gradual shift, those in the real estate industry must take a look at how millennials approach the home buying process.

How Is Climate Change Affecting The Real Estate Industry

How Is Climate Change Affecting The Real Estate Industry

The shifting climate patterns and changes in weather conditions, as brought about by climate change, are largely affecting many aspects of our lives. The real estate industry is expected to feel the rippling effect of various the various impacts of climate change, such as excessive rain.

5 Causes of Urban Sprawl

5 Causes of Urban Sprawl

For anyone that is unfamiliar with the term urban sprawl, it refers to the gradual urbanization of otherwise undeveloped or rural land space. Urban sprawl can be any type of urbanization such as low-density residential development, high-density residential development, or commercial development. It can even mean infrastructural development, such as roads, power lines, water processing facilities, and other core urban structures spreading into rural lands. Regardless of the specific type of urban sprawl, the one constant factor is that human civilization has been creating urbanization since the end of hunter-gather societies.

Industrial Real Estate Property Types

Industrial Real Estate Property Types

Industrial properties are not as glamorous as other types of real estate investments. With the rise of the digital era, more companies are now shifting their focus to building an online presence. However, this does not spell the end of the industrial space. In fact, many of the most dominant online companies’ still need storage and distribution centers.

Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Trends in Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate has been booming for the past several years. In fact, 2018 was a great year for the commercial real estate business. During 2018, a number of interesting trends took off. Many of these are expected to continue through the end of 2019.

What Happens After Gentrification?

What Happens After Gentrification?

In the traditional context of the English language, the word gentry had a very specific definition. It referred to a landowner who did not have to work the land for his income. The word has a connotation of wealth. In urban studies, the gentrification of a neighborhood tends to indicate the influx of wealth into a formerly poor or working-class area.

3 Ways the Recession Changed the Real Estate Industry

3 Ways the Recession Changed the Real Estate Industry

Few adults have forgotten the fiscal horror of the subprime mortgage crisis and the resulting economic recession. While most of the country has rebounded, there are still a few areas that are actually still struggling to regain pre-recession conditions. The recession itself, as well as a number of laws and policies regarding how mortgages are handled have also had a direct impact on the real estate industry.