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Connect/Reflect: Sleep When You Get Home!
Laurie Weston Davis from Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Lifestyle Property Partners will head up Inman’s Ambassador Program. Weston Davis will provide insights on how to grow and manage a brokerage at Inman Connect New York in January.
South Florida Real Estate Boom Not Dampened by Sea Level Rise
Scientists predict we’re likely to experience frequent and heavier rain events due to climate change in the near future. Sea levels have been rising faster and flooding low-lying coastal areas. Despite the dire prediction, enthusiasm continues to grow for South Florida development.
SoCal Real Estate Community Reeling from December Wildfire
Twenty-seven thousand residents were evacuated from their homes in SoCal’s Ventura County as fires reached Santa Paula and Ojai. According to reports, flames engulfed 45,000 acres and 150 structures destroyed, and flames engulfing around 45,000 acres.
Millennials Are Taking Over Real Estate—But They’re Going Deeper Into Debt, Too
Millennials are the rising stars of real estate at the moment. At the cost of greater debt, they are taking out the largest share of all new mortgages and buying up the most homes in the lower price tiers according to a new analysis of mortgage origination data from Optimal Blue by realtor.com®.
ManageGo Enables Tenants to Pay Their Rent in Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum
Mobile rent payment application provider ManageGo reported it would enable payments via popular cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, Litecoin and Ethereum. Once that happens, tenants will be able to pay their rents using these cryptocurrencies.