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  • "Santa Monica Neighborhood Among Most Expensive In LA" - Patch.com"Real estate in California is expensive, but in Los Angeles County it can seem exorbitant – like that record-breaking $1 billion property that hit the market in Beverly Hills. Yup, that's billion with a 'B.' But what about average home prices countywide? PropertyShark, a website that provides in-depth real estate data, analyzed neighborhoods in Los Angeles and found the median home prices in Quarter 3 of 2018. Surprisingly, they found that L.A. area's top 20 most expensive neighborhoods are overall twice as pricey as NYC's 20 most expensive..."
  • "C.A.R. releases its 2019 California Housing Market Forecast" - PRNewsWire.com"A combination of high home prices and eroding affordability is expected to cut into housing demand and contribute to a weaker housing market in 2019, and 2018 home sales will register lower for the first time in four years, according to a housing and economic forecast released today by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®' (C.A.R.). C.A.R.'s '2019 California Housing Market Forecast' sees a modest decline in existing single-family home sales of 3.3 percent next year to reach 396,800 units, down from the projected 2018 sales figure of 410,460. The 2018 figure is 3.2 percent lower compared with the 424,100 pace of homes sold in 2017..."
  • "Who is taking a stand on affordable housing in Pittsburgh?" - NextPittsburgh.com"Since the turn of the century, Pittsburgh has emerged as a story of reinvention and rebirth in the face of a changing economy. While the gains from our emergence as a hub of research and technology are real and hard-won, they don’t tell the whole story. Since the year 2000, housing — perhaps the most basic human right — has become significantly less affordable in Pittsburgh. According to a study commissioned by the city’s Affordable Housing Task Force, the average cost of a rental home has increased by $116 monthly, far exceeding the rate of inflation, while the median income of renters has remained stagnant at around $26,000 per year..."
  • "Requested amendment to downtown project could be 'deal-breaking' for Tulsa Development Authority" - TulsaWorld"Urban renewal and city officials have concerns over a developer’s request to remove the retail portion of a proposed downtown project. The Tulsa Development Authority tabled the item at a meeting Thursday. Developers Neal Bhow and his son Shaun Bhow of Hartford Crossing LLC have asked the TDA to amend an agreement for a development at 111 S. Greenwood Ave., allowing them to eliminate a proposed ground-floor food hall and dropping the building from five stories to four. The proposal for 55 housing units remains unchanged..."
offrs Review: Kick it old-school

offrs Review: Kick it old-school

As a key technology innovator for the real estate industry, offrs is well-aware that you are the secret to your success. Let's review a proper balance of new lead generation technologies and old-school business tactics...

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Remember a few years back… no, further… like... decades ago… when you’d hear agents say “I don’t do the emails, I shake hands!” (something along those lines)? They may have been right, if not just a bit ahead of their time. Because these days, where a “handshayke” is an app (it’s not), a good conversation with someone’s face has become “the ways of old.” So, it might be time to spark up your interpersonal skills with some block-out times on Candy Crush… that is to say… that amazing technology in your pocket that does all that business-y stuff.

On your calendar... for two, 30 minute block-out periods each day, mark that you’re semi-off-the-grid. During that time, ignore all incoming buzzes, beeps and chirps, meet with a (human) prospect, drink coffee beverages or just grow a beard and contemplate change. Slowing down can genuinely speed you up, particularly when it comes to being present with your clients or just preventing burnout with you or your loved ones (remember them?)... so… disconnect, reconnect. “Have you tried turning it off and on again?”

Speaking of reboots... maybe it's time for a reboot in your leads inbox? Be sure to check out offrs lead generation for real estate. It could just be the single most important business decision you make this year.

 

offrs Reviews are little snippets of humble insight from the staff here at offrs. We’ve seen it all (or nearly so) and while we bow to the wisdom of coaches who help you be better at what you do, we hope these Best Practice reviews (cute anecdotal tips, really) will make your coffee a little warmer some mornings. Connect with us at www.offrs.com.

 

 

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