In his recent budget proposal to the City Council, Mayor de Blasio earmarked $2.9 million to increase his 32 member team in its Office of Special Enforcement by 16 more.
The move is seen as part of the Mayor’s Affordable Housing initiative. By stepping up enforcement, rentals units used for short-term stays by Airbnb hosts, will face stiff fines of $7,500 per incident.
By stepping up enforcement, the City is pushing property owners to lease their apartments to traditional renters in compliance with existing building code.
Can real estate agents use the City’s increased enforcement measures to win more rental listings?
With signs of open house foot traffic slowing at the beginning of 2017’s home buying season, real estate agents are applying creativity to get people to see their listing.
From Instagram photo shoots to home buying seminars, to even hosting lunchtime mindfulness meditation sessions, agents are finding unique ways to show their listings.
How could you use Open House marketing differently to get our listing more exposure?
More Agents are joining forces to win more business and maximize productivity.
Top producing real estate teams learned what was essential to helping them become successful.
However, too many Agents start out building a team without realizing what’s necessary to prosper.
What do you need to know to build a successful real estate team?
Online retailers like Amazon are why so many retail storefronts in shopping strips around New York are vacant.
Consumer habits have shifted to more online shopping because of the convenience and easier return policies.
Can retail storefront leasing recover in an online shopping world?
Facebook has surpassed Linkedin as the preferred social network for professionals and low engagement stats prove it.
Critics point to its poor user interface and lack of user engagement that discourage professionals from investing more time with the platform.
Real estate professionals also find it challenging to build relationships outside their industry peers there because of the “gatekeeper” nature of Linkedin Groups.
Is it time to stop using Linkedin to grow your real estate business?
our last edition of THE STREET and here’s why …
It’s been a pleasure publishing our weekly newsletter about the 5 things we think are moving NYC real estate this week.
But we didn’t think it was fulfilling our mission at New York Realty Professionals.
We’re here to help entrepreneurs and independent business owners in New York’s real estate industry succeed with the best advice and resources we can provide.
The newsletter was a part of that vision but wasn’t fulfilling our mission.
We’ve been working on something that we’ll announce just before the Memorial Day weekend that gets us closer to realizing our mission.