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The 'Silver Tsunami' of Baby Boomers' Changing Needs

Controlling over1/3 of homes and 2/3 of home equity, Baby Boomers are a huge force in the real estate market. Half of this generation has hit retirement age, and the remainder are alreadyconsidering their plans after leaving the workforce. Missed Us Live? Catch the Replay. With such ahuge shift in

Marketing to the Forgotten Generation

Members of Generation X are often referred to as'The Forgotten Generation'- with good reason. With the media focus on Baby Boomers' changing needs and marketers focusing on reaching younger generations, few businesses are catering to Gen X. Missed Us Live? Catch the Replay. Savvy real estate agents are focusing on

Opinion: NYCRAA Memo in Opposition to S8125A Rent Suspension

With New York serving as the epicenter of the Coronavirus outbreak, millions of New Yorkers from our government leaders to our business owners are facing tough decisions. While the Federal Government discusses relief and stimulus to help Americans who are impacted, and members of the community discuss ways to help local businesses and their employees make it through this hardship, one

Water-Saving Tips to Keep Your Garden Alive

If you're looking to sell your home this year, you know how important it is to make a good first impression. Your landscaping is the first thing potential buyers see, and it's likely the top priority on your maintenance list.But that's not always easy, especially with droughts, seasonal watering restrictions, and efforts to keep lawns more eco-friendly. Being water-wise will require a

Top Issues Homeowners Miss When Inspecting a Home

Home buying can be a treacherous affair. Homes are complex and high maintenance structures that require constant upkeep, and many homeowners are simply not up to the task. Small issues, left unattended, can develop into much more serious issues that can threaten the livability or even the structural integrity.As you might expect, there are plenty of unscrupulous or unaware home sellers

Are You Missing the Largest Group of Homebuyers?

We call millennials young adults, but the oldest members of this generation are approaching their 40s. They are nowthe largest group of homebuyers on the market,with unique needs from their real estate agent.Millennials arereshaping the real estate market, with priorities completely different from their predecessors. Are you up to date and ready to help? We've created a class

Our Spring 2020 Webinar Schedule is Here!

Our Spring 2020 Webinar Schedule is Here! Ready to take your career to the next level? Join us for our educational webinar series by registering for a session below. Feeling ambitious? Register for all of them. We look forward to seeing you there! April Showings Bring May Closings April 2 | 2

Marketing to Gen Z for Lifelong Clients

Still thinking of members of Generation Z as middle schoolers? The oldestGen Z-ers are now in their early 20sand starting to enter the real estate market. If you're ignoring the youngest generation of home buyers, you're missing out on potential sales - andlifelong loyal clients with big moves in their future. Missed Us

Buying a Condo in 2020: Top 5 Pros & Cons

Maybe you are taking your first step, if not delving further, into homeownership this 2020. Are you considering investing in rental properties? You might be wondering if condo units are still a good idea for home property investment in 2020.A condo or a condominium unit is a part of a building community. Each unit is separately owned by different individuals who are either building