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Wednesday, April 25, 2018

New Orleans homes for under $250K - Curbed New Orleans

New Orleans homes for under $250K - Curbed New Orleans: This home in Treme with a huge backyard just landed on the market. Priced at $92/square foot, it’s functional, but needs some TLC (and rightfully so at this price). Highlights include its 10-foot ceilings and airy layout. Measuring at 1,800 square feet, this home has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. If you’re up for the renovation task, this home asks $169,000.

Live in this charming cottage near the Mississippi River for $375K - Curbed New Orleans

Live in this charming cottage near the Mississippi River for $375K - Curbed New Orleans: Less than four blocks from the Mississippi River, you’ll find this charming Victorian cottage at 420 Pacific Avenue in Algiers Point. Built in 1895, we’ve fallen in love with this home’s impressive columns, swinging bench, and its two sizable porches.

It just hit the market at $374,900.

Surprise: San Francisco is named the best market for real estate agents - San Francisco Business Times

Surprise: San Francisco is named the best market for real estate agents - San Francisco Business Times: It’s become clich� to describe San Francisco’s real estate market as “red-hot” in a kind of shorthand that captures the lightning-fast closing times for homes and a median home price that drifts north of $1.3 million.

But still even as some experts continue to predict a downturn around the corner – at least for the time being – the market doesn’t seem to be slowing down much.�

Farmland values rising in Ontario - My Stratford Now

Farmland values rising in Ontario - My Stratford Now: It’s a good time to own farmland in our area.

According to Farm Credit Canada, average farmland values increased by 9.4 per cent last year, coming on the heels of gains 4.4 per cent in 2016 and 6.6 per cent in 2015 and making the province one of the leaders for average increases compared to the rest of the country.

Farm Credit Canada Senior Appraiser Dale Litt says there a number of reasons for the increase.

Wednesday webinar to focus on farmland values, economic trends

Wednesday webinar to focus on farmland values, economic trends: Ag producers interested in land value trends and the overall farm economy are encouraged to be part of a special webinar Wednesday morning.


Dr. Mykel Taylor, an ag economics professor at Kansas State University, will present her analysis of Kansas land values, including current trends and an overview of the state's farm economy.

Trade Deficit NYC Real Estate | Chinese Buyers NYC

Trade Deficit NYC Real Estate | Chinese Buyers NYC: Last Tuesday, in between tweets about James Comey, his poll numbers and California, President Trump was at one of his favorite pastimes again: complaining about the U.S. trade deficit.

“Russia and China are playing the Currency Devaluation game as the U.S. keeps raising interest rates,” he tweeted. “Not acceptable!”

Three Lessons From The Rodeo For Real Estate Investors

Three Lessons From The Rodeo For Real Estate Investors: I started investing in real estate at a young age; I was just turning 22 when I purchased my first home. Within two years, I had purchased another and could see the tremendous benefits of real estate investing. I felt sure at that young age that real estate was my ticket. Fifteen years later, having participated in thousands of deals and helping hundreds of people — all while building wealth and growing a business — I know I was right. Experiences both within and outside of my work in real estate have taught me much about how to be a successful investor.

Knotel: The Airbnb Of Commercial Real Estate | PYMNTS.com

Knotel: The Airbnb Of Commercial Real Estate | PYMNTS.com: Knotel co-founder and CEO Amol Sarva has�had�a full life in tech. Apart from his current venture, Sarva is also the co-founder of Halo Neuroscience, Peek and Virgin Mobile USA – and those are just his better-known�ventures.�He founded his first firm when he was still a philosophy student at Columbia University, a web development firm called Netatomic.

In�the course of founding all of those businesses, one of the many frustrations he faced was finding decent office space�that could flex with his ventures’ growth and changing workspace needs.

“The�constant need of�a�start-up�is to be able to grow, shrink, grow again – move and pivot,” Sarva told Karen Webster for this week’s edition of The Matchmaker Is In. “But that’s�very hard to find in the�current office space�market. We�perpetually found ourselves either sharing someone else’s space, or having other firms sharing ours.”

Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Group Urges NAR to Support Equality Act

Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Group Urges NAR to Support Equality Act: The National Association of Gay and Lesbian Real Estate Professionals (NAGLREP) is calling on the National Association of Realtors (NAR) to join the organization in supporting federal legislation that would amend existing civil rights laws — including the Fair Housing Act — to prohibit discrimination or segregation based on sex, sexual orientation and gender identity.

Fight Grows Over Who Owns Real Estate Drowned by Climate Change - Bloomberg

Fight Grows Over Who Owns Real Estate Drowned by Climate Change - Bloomberg: One April morning in 2016, Daryl Carpenter, a charter boat captain out of Grand�Isle, La., took some clients to catch redfish on a marsh pond that didn’t use�to exist. Coastal erosion and rising seas are submerging a football field’s worth of Louisiana land every hour, creating and expanding ponds and lakes such as the one onto which Carpenter had piloted his 24-foot vessel.

Cincinnati real estate: Housing market stays hot

Cincinnati real estate: Housing market stays hot: Merchandise is moving fast.

Inventories are running low.

But you won't find any 20 percent-off deals during this spring sale.

The housing market is heating up with the weather, and experts say home buyers should be prepared to face one of the�most competitive spring and summer selling seasons in years.

Demand will be intense, they say, despite rising home prices, mortgage rates and�changes in the tax law that limit mortgage deductions.