As Home Sales Heat Up Again, Buyers Must Resort to Cold Cash

As Home Sales Heat Up Again, Buyers Must Resort to Cold Cash
After saving money for years, waiting for the residential real estate market to hit bottom, buyers all over the country appear eager to get back in, lured by low interest rates and the prospect of a good deal. But with the number of homes for sale at …
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Floored's CEO Talks About Bringing 3-D Image Modeling to Real Estate
The company, he said, makes money by working with real estate companies to digitize property for marketing and other purposes. Floored's platform lets users virtually demolish walls to view space as an empty floor plate. The software also allows empty …
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Do Good Looking People Make More Money?
"There is a growing literature in economics that relates physical attractiveness to productivity in the workplace, and to all sorts of choices people make." However, the researchers also did find that real estate agents rated less attractive were found …
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Longhorn III Investments, LLC Announces the Hiring of Ryan Kimura as the VP of Sales & Business Development


Dallas, TX (PRWEB) April 30, 2013

Over the past few years Longhorn III Investments, LLC has grown significantly. From starting out as a small funding operation for real estate transactions using their own personal monies, to growing into a regional hard money lender with multiple investor partners, they have been in growth mode for quite awhile. The announcement of hiring Ryan Kimura as the VP of Sales & Business Development just goes to show the market place how much they have grown, the type of professionals they look to hire and how aggressive they are at reaching the next level in their business.

Over the past five years, we have seen a growing need to bring onboard experienced, talented and reputable employees from the industry as Longhorn has grown, said Michael Hoffman, President of Longhorn III Investments, LLC. The first few years it was just myself and the partners expanding the business. As we grew, internally and externally, we built out a sales staff throughout Texas and Missouri. Now Longhorn needs someone to support the representatives we have in place and we think Ryan is the perfect fit! He comes to Longhorn with an extensive background in single family and multi-family real estate investing just from his own personal portfolio. But then you add in the value that he brings with marketing, social media, and knowledge of private & hard money lending, as well as mixing in his vast knowledge on self-directed retirement accounts and we really saw hiring him as a no brainer. We are lucky to have him onboard with us.”

Not all private/hard money lenders are the same. Longhorn III Investments, LLC is your lending partner in real estate investments! Their experience, expertise and access to sister companies that deal with title, legal and/or accounting make Longhorn one of the best additions to your real estate investing power team. The one stop shop for real estate investing services makes them a unique partner that most other companies compete with. Call them for approval today!

I am so elated to be a part of the Longhorn family and the complete suite of services they provide to real estate investors, stated Ryan Kimura, newly anointed VP of Sales & Business Development. Being in the Texas real estate investing industry for the last 5 years with my previous company has allowed me to watch many companies grow. One that I have seen grow and maintain a great reputation in the Texas real estate community was Longhorn. Knowing their reputation in the market, and after speaking with Michael, it made all the sense in the world to come to Longhorn with my strengths & skills. Hopefully, I will be here for many more years to come!”

Longhorn III Investments, LLC corporate office is located at 17950 Preston Road, Suite 230 Dallas, Texas 75252. Longhorn III Investments currently lends in Texas & Missouri and has access to almost $ 20MM in capital to lend from its sister private equity fund, Trident Investments.







Naples Estate Properties Recently Experienced Unrivaled Sales Performance in the Luxury Market


Naples, Florida (PRWEB) April 16, 2013

Naples Estate Properties is proud of Estate Agents, Emily K. Bua and Tade Bua-Bell, for their recent sales performance this season. Two sales, in particular, prominently stand out: their stunning luxury condominium at The Enclave of Park Shore was listed and went under contract in just 6 days then sold on March 19. Additionally, a spectacular estate at Pine Ridge was listed by the BuaBell Group, went under contract in less than a month and sold on March 28 to the buyer they also represented.

The BuaBell Group attributes their continued success to their expertise, knowledge and marketing of beachfront, luxury communities and gated golf course communities marketplace, combined with realistic pricing and knowing of their clients requirements.

Emily K. Bua stresses the importance of listening to their clientele; their desired features in a residence, location, price range, as well as their timeframe. These factors all play an integral role in a successful relationship between an agent and their clientele.

Our highly regarded reputation and wide breadth of contacts is an important asset when listing a property. Naples Estate Properties international affiliations and marketing provides a source of affluent buyers. Therefore, we always know in advance who is looking to buy, who is interested in the area and what they are interested in purchasing. So, when the listing at The Enclave became available, we simply matched up the buyer with our listed estate portfolio, comments Emily K. Bua.

Naples Estate Properties exclusive international marketing is a key factor for their success. The BuaBell Groups comprehensive competitive market analysis, coupled with their long-term professional knowledge of the area, provide their clients with the ability to competitively price their estate which has been proven to expedite sales transactions.

Naples Estate Properties specializes in the marketing and sale of homes in excess of one million dollars. For further information on Naples Estate Properties real estate services, please call 239.262.0022 or visit Naples Estate Properties Corporate Office, 296 14th Avenue South, Pettit Square, Naples or on the Internet at naplesestateproperties.com.







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As Sales of Lake County Properties Rise, Local Expert Outlines Reasons to Move Here


Lakeport, CA (PRWEB) February 12, 2013

As the median home price and number of sales in the market for Lake County properties rise, leading local Realtor Cassie Pivniska takes the opportunity to report on the primary reasons homebuyers cite for moving to the area. Its a varied and extensive list that includes reasonably priced real estate and a high quality of life.

Lake County is still something of a hidden jewel, but thats been changing in recent years as more and more people are discovering the myriad joys that living and vacationing here brings, says Pivniska, who specializes in all kinds of properties throughout the region, from Lakeport, CA real estate to vineyards, ranches and vacant land. To those of us who live here its no surprise at all why all kinds of buyers want to move to our area or invest in a Lake County vacation property. Apart from the fact that were easily accessible from San Francisco, Sacramento and the Napa Valley, we have our own award-winning wineries, we never run out of fun things to do, and were home to Clear Lake, the largest natural freshwater lake in the state.

Lake County also boasts the cleanest air in California. It tied with Maui in 8th place in the American Lung Association (ALA)s ranking of the Top 25 Cleanest Counties for Year-round Particle Pollution. It also numbers among the Cleanest Counties for Ozone Air Pollution.

As proof of the regions enduring appeal as well as the current positive economic climate, the housing market here has performed well in the past year. December 2012s median sales price was higher by 11.7 percent compared to the same period in 2011 and the number of home sales rose by 6.8 percent.

Its definitely a good time to invest in property in Lake County, says Pivniska, and whether youre interested in residential Kelseyville, CA real estate or a large parcel of land, I can point you in the right direction.

For more information on Lake County, its real estate market, and the wide range of services Cassie Pivniska provides, visit her website at http://www.SearchLakeCountyMLS.com or schedule a consultation with her directly.







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