New Philippine tax on foreign gaming companies...
by TRD Staff on 2021-10-17 at 1:00 PM
A new tax on online gambling operators in the Philippines could drive up the nation’s already high office vacancy rate. The tax, signed into law last month by President Rodrigo Duterte, may prompt foreign gambling outfits and Chinese-owned companies in particular to move elsewhere, according to Hong Kong’s South China Morning Post. Vacancy rates may rise to 18 percent by the end of […]
Real estate agents “blackballed” home for...
by TRD Staff on 2021-10-16 at 6:00 PM
Canada may have a problem with real estate agents acting as a cartel that serves themselves rather than clients. An investigation by the CBC found agents steered buyers away from a property because it would mean a smaller commission. A buying agent and a listing agent in Canada typically split a 5 percent commission paid by the seller, but they are supposed to negotiate commissions with each […]
Identity revealed of Saudis who amassed Florida...
by TRD Staff on 2021-10-16 at 4:00 PM
Saudi nationals with close ties to the royal family bought swaths of land around Orlando, Florida in the late 1990s. Their identities have been a mystery until now. They are the Ibrahim family, one of the most influential families in Saudi Arabia, according to the Miami Herald. The newspaper pinpointed their identity through the Pandora Papers, a trove of 11.9 million documents leaked to the […]
Homebuyer Tips for Finding the One [INFOGRAPHIC]
by KCM Crew on 2021-10-15 at 10:00 AM
Some Highlights The best advice carries across multiple areas of life. When it comes to homebuying, a few simple tips can help you stay on track. Because of increased demand, you’ll need to be patient and embrace compromises during your search. Then, once you’ve fallen in love, commit by putting your best offer forward. If you’re looking to buy a home this year, […]
What Do Past Years Tell Us About Today’s Real...
by KCM Crew on 2021-10-14 at 10:00 AM
As you follow the news, you’re likely seeing headlines discussing what’s going on in today’s housing market. Chances are high that some of the more recent storylines you’ve come across mention terms like cooling or slowing when talking about where the market is headed. But what do these terms mean? The housing market today is
The Big Question: Should You Renovate or Move?
by KCM Crew on 2021-10-13 at 10:00 AM
The last 18 months changed what many buyers are looking for in a home. Recently, the American Institute of Architects released their AIA Home Design Trends Survey results for Q3 2021. The survey reveals the following: 70% of respondents want more outdoor living space 69% of respondents want a home office (48% wanted multiple offices)
84-year-old man shoots realtor dead over home...
on 2021-10-17 at 11:40 AM
84-year-old man shoots realtor dead over home purchase Islander News.com
Las Vegas realtor steps in to help clean up...
on 2021-10-17 at 3:37 AM
Las Vegas realtor steps in to help clean up elderly couple's trashed rental home News3LV
Chinese realtor’s $300-billion debt: Evergrande...
on 2021-10-17 at 1:23 AM
Chinese realtor’s $300-billion debt: Evergrande CEO in restructuring, asset sale talks Economic Times