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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: Rainbows and Unicorns!!!

offrs Review: Rainbows and Unicorns!!!

Real estate is not all rainbows and unicorns (don't tell the new agents, they're still fragile at this stage), so while you can't address anyone shouting scam from the tops of mountains, you can address how you approach the conversation and your business in the years to come. Let's review...

 

Forget the haters, focus on the payers (that is to say, your clients). If you’ve made the choice to Google yourself (and who hasn’t, if we’re being genuine here), then you may have come across competition in your neck of the woods blowing up falsehoods about your brand. It’s inevitable... SCAM!!! So... you're a scammer because you worked day and night in your client's best interest, yet weren’t able to ultimately lock-down their dream castle in Malibu for $150k. It happens. Unfortunately, the interwebz is hardly the place for reliable civil dialog. When it goes down exactly how people imagined it would… it’s rainbows and unicorns. But when it doesn’t go down exactly how people thought it might… RELEASE THE KRAKENNN…!!!

So, when you see a competitor blasting your good name and all that work you’ve done to better the world, what are your options, other than to press onward. Now might be your perfect moment to demonstrate your true value to the community. Double-down on your client care, the payers that make up your world. While we might go as far as to call this being present (as in being here for your peeps), it’ll be doubly important to be fully present (as in put down the phone and pick up the tone). Okay... that’s lame, but you get the gist.

Maybe it's just a matter of a fresh infusion of clients? Get your fill of real estate agent leads at offrs and kick your year into gear!

 

 

 

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