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  • "Manhattan real estate is the most expensive in the US per square foot with some properties topping $10,000: Study" - CNBC.com"Move over San Francisco — the Big Apple tops Silicon Valley as most expensive place to live in the United States, a new study shows. Per square foot, real estate in Manhattan is the most expensive in the United States, with the average property in the borough eclipsing all other locals. Based on that metric, some city properties even top $10,000, according to a report published Thursday by real estate and data analytics firm NeighborhoodX..."
  • "Jacksonville industrial development would span 3 million square feet" - TheRealDeal.com"A Kansas City, Missouri-based company plans to buy 156 acres in Jacksonville to build three million square feet of industrial space. VanTrust Real Estate LLC expects to break ground next month and finish construction of the first building in September 2019. The company expects to build three million square feet in three to six buildings at a Jacksonville industrial park..."
  • "$1bn for empty space: the saga of the world's most valuable real estate" - TheGuardian.com"A billion dollars is a steep price to pay for a whole lot of nothing – even if the nothing in question happens to be a prime piece of open land with commanding views over the mansion-studded hills of Bel-Air and Los Angeles. Still, a billion dollars is what the owners of the 157 acres perched between Benedict and Franklin canyons say they want, and they are not in the mood for discounts. At least in theory, the listing – known variously as the Vineyard or the Mountain – is an invitation to the ultimate gazillionaire to build his or her palace of dreams above a city famously built on them..."
  • "Las Vegas median home prices ‘slowing down’ this summer" - ReviewJournal.com"After a stretch of roaring price hikes, Las Vegas’ housing market seems to be tapping the brakes. Price growth is cooling down, sales have slowed, and the industry’s biggest trade group in town is dialing back expectations that prices will reach their pre-recession peak this year. By all indications, Las Vegas is still a seller’s market and not undergoing a wrenching change, and prices continue to rise faster than the national average. But collectively, the shifts could give buyers some relief. Southern Nevada home prices have been rising at one of the fastest clips in the country this year amid low availability and strong demand. Things have been so heated that Fitch Ratings in June deemed Las Vegas the most overvalued market in the nation..."
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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