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How to Pick a Real Estate Agent With ‘Million Dollar Listing New York’ Star Ryan Serhant
How to Pick a Real Estate Agent With ‘Million Dollar Listing New York’ Star Ryan Serhant 970 647 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

Real estate mogul Ryan Serhant and U.S. News real estate editor Devon Thorsby chat with Antonio about how to establish the right relationship between a homebuyer and real estate agent, when it’s time to break up with your agent and why a busy agent is better than one who can…

December is usually the slowest month for home sales, but that might not be the case this year
December is usually the slowest month for home sales, but that might not be the case this year 1002 564 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

December is usually the slowest month for the housing market, but this season is not so normal. Some unique dynamics may make this December one of the better times to both buy and sell a home. First and foremost, mortgage rates are turning what was a red-hot market into a…

‘Dramatic’ $36M Penthouse in NYC Is This Week’s Most Expensive New Listing
‘Dramatic’ $36M Penthouse in NYC Is This Week’s Most Expensive New Listing 685 385 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

A “dramatic” triplex penthouse perched atop New York City’s Marquand building is this week’s most expensive new listing on realtor.com®. The Upper East Side abode is listed for $36 million, and its three floors include six bedrooms, five full and two half baths, four large terraces with enviable views, four…

How Will Real Estate Handle Rising Interest Rates?
How Will Real Estate Handle Rising Interest Rates? 970 647 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

Rising interest rates are having a ripple effect across the housing market as the Federal Reserve increases borrowing costs. Analysts expect the Fed to raise rates again in December and possibly a few times in 2019. The effect of the Fed’s rate hikes is seen in mortgage rates, which are…

Set Up For Success In 2019: 14 Real Estate Investment Moves To Make Before 2018 Ends
Set Up For Success In 2019: 14 Real Estate Investment Moves To Make Before 2018 Ends 960 970 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

The real estate market is constantly shifting, with investment approaches evolving as new market trends and area-specific information drive change. What worked 20, 15 or even five years ago may not work now or in the new year to come. Real estate investors who stay rigid and play by old…

Four Strategies To Help Real Estate Agents Overcome Common On-The-Job Challenges
Four Strategies To Help Real Estate Agents Overcome Common On-The-Job Challenges 960 640 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

Every day we all face our own set of challenges. Sometimes, it may feel like real estate agents have an extra set of obstacles on their plate. From finding and converting leads to keeping clients happy and running their own business, sometimes it feels like quite the uphill climb. Throughout…

Crowdfunding Is Lowering Barriers to Commercial Real Estate Investment. Here’s How to Get the Most From It.
Crowdfunding Is Lowering Barriers to Commercial Real Estate Investment. Here’s How to Get the Most From It. 700 350 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

Prior to the 1980s, commercial real estate (CRE) assets were rarely prioritized by institutional investors — entities that hire financial professionals to manage pooled investment funds. CRE did become slightly more popular during the ’80s and ’90s, but it never accounted for more than 4 percent of institutional investors’ aggregate…

Real Estate’s Constant Conflict
Real Estate’s Constant Conflict 600 400 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

Do I rent or do I buy? It’s an eternal question, one that can’t be solved with economics alone. This is particularly fraught time to make such a seemingly monumental decision. Interest rates are rising, which means mortgage payments are going up as well. Lock in those rates now or…

Five Reasons Why Your Real Estate Investments Aren’t Earning You Money
Five Reasons Why Your Real Estate Investments Aren’t Earning You Money 960 640 Alexander Anderson Real Estate Group

I recently spoke with an investor who told me that he has $500,000 in cash and is looking for the right investment property to acquire. As usual, I asked my standard set of questions: What are your goals, time horizon, risk tolerance and experience level? His responses were stable cash…