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Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Metro Vancouver is North America’s ‘worst performer’ in luxury real estate

Metro Vancouver is North America’s ‘worst performer’ in luxury real estate: Metro Vancouver’s once-mighty luxury home market certainly seems to have fallen, according to new global prime real estate rankings, published May 8.

North Korea Experiments in Real Estate Speculation

North Korea Experiments in Real Estate Speculation: In a new venture in capitalist economics, North Korean authorities have begun offering high-rise apartments for sale to Chinese and North Korean investors with the option for new owners to sell them again at a higher price, North Korean sources say.

The apartments, built by the Dongyang Trading Company in North Korea’s Sinuiju city just across the border from China, are part of a scheme to raise badly needed foreign cash for Pyongyang, a source in China told RFA’s Korean Service.

“This is a North Korean project to launch speculative real estate investment in Sinuiju,” RFA’s source, a resident of the Chinese border city of Dandong, said, speaking on condition of anonymity.

Streamlining Real Estate: Integration Meets Functionality |

Streamlining Real Estate: Integration Meets Functionality |: The mass amounts of available technology can become overwhelming. This is just as true within real estate, an industry in which brokerages and agents rely on technology for virtually every task. From lead generation to acquisition and client management to retention, every step of the process is nearly always intertwined with a service that attempts to streamline and increase efficiency.