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5 Social Media Marketing Tips for Rookie Real Estate Agents
Miguel Berger of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Tech Valley speaks to the importance of real estate agents having a social media presence in order to market themselves. Miguel gives tips for how to best use social media for real estate marketing.
Voiceter Pro Merges Real Estate Into Smart Home Business
Voiceter Pro, an app created by software developer Ami Berger and his father Miguel Berger, president of Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Tech Valley in Upstate New York, allows users to obtain home information, look into getting a real estate license and connect with local repair professionals.
How to Begin Investing in Real Estate – As a Landlord
According to the National Association of REALTORS®’ 2017 Investment and Vacation Home Buyers Survey, investment home purchases rose 4.5 percent in 2016 to 1.14 million, up from 1.09 million in 2015. The survey found that most individual investors bought property to generate income in recognition of the demand for single-family house rentals. Before investing in real estate, it is important that new landlords know their strategy and plan ahead.
Why Are High Earners Moving Toward Renting Instead of Buying?
The America’s Rental Housing 2017 report from the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University identifies those who could afford to buy a home but choose not to and those who don’t make enough money to become homeowners. Overall, renters have a median age of 40 in 2016—up from 38 in 2016. (In comparison, homeowners are a median 56 years old.)