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Climate Change: Is it (almost) “The Day After Tomorrow”?

Tue Sep 24, 2019 on Florida Real Estate & News

Roy Oppenheim Global Warming

The United Nations Climate Action Summit began this past Monday, amid young activists like sixteen-year-old Greta Thunberg who has held massive climate change action rallies worldwide. While some may not believe in climate change, it is hard to ignore the distinct severe weather patterns we have been experiencing. Florida, and particularly South Florida, has been affected by flooding. The question […]

Getting Zesty: Zillow’s Upgraded Zestimate

Mon Aug 5, 2019 on Florida Real Estate

Getting Zesty: Zillow’s Upgraded Zestimate

What Is Zestimate? Created by Zillow, an online real estate database company, Zestimate is the company’s home valuation model, which estimates a home’s market value based on public and user-submitted information. It considers several factors, including home features, location, and market conditions. Currently it’s the most commonly-used home valuation estimator online and, yet, has been at the center of controversy over the past […]

Amazon-Realogy Partnership and Why It Matters

Wed Jul 31, 2019 on Florida Real Estate

Amazon-Realogy Partnership and Why It Matters

After seeing its stock plummet 85% over the past two years, Realogy, the largest residential real estate brokerage company in America, has partnered with Amazon, the largest online retailer in the world, in an effort to revitalize its sales and reestablish itself as the preeminent real estate industry giant. What Is Realogy? Realogy, which owns brands such as Coldwell Banker, […]

Close to Home: “Click” Theory and Real Estate

Mon Jul 29, 2019 on Florida Real Estate

Close to Home: “Click” Theory and Real Estate

Nearly half a year has gone by since Amazon’s new headquarters search was making headlines. However, though the e-commerce giant has yet to declare where its new home will be located, it is important to note that Amazon, along with other e-commerce companies, are shaping how we live. Real Estate Industry and Innovation Back in June, Amazon officially opened its 855,000-square-foot Opa-locka […]