A joint study by Google and the National Association of Realtors (NAR) has found that consumers’ online experiences increasingly influence their homebuying activities activity offline.
Called “The Digital house Hunt: Consumer and market Trends in Real Estate,” the report produced the following observations, among others:
- 90 percent of buyers searched online when looking for a new home;
- Real estate related searches on Google have grown Continue reading
Once you rent out your apartment, you create a “landlord-tenant” relationship with your renter.
That relationship is governed by a set of very specific (and technical) laws enacted by New York State and New York City, notes blogger and real estate lawyer Ron Gitter, who is a friend of mine.
Those laws tend to favor your tenant, but the “Landlord-Tenant Part” of the Civil Court of New York City does offer a judicial forum, albeit not necessarily a speedy one, for resolving issues that can’t be settled by mutual agreement between the parties.
Condo owners need to consider an array of business related issues before they enter into a lease.
Firm’s analysis has New York City surging ahead of most others in many categories a decade and a half from now
Cities are regaining their previous glory, according to MicKinsey Global Insight, with New York poised to lead the pack. Continue reading
Depending on news volume, this Friday feature may not–but probably will–return before Jan. 7. Please do check back between now and then for occasional posts.
Meantime, here’s your chance to catch up with real estate developments included to inform, enlighten and perhaps even entertain you. To read about The Big Apple, check out another of today’s three posts.