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Cybersecurity: Protecting Your Senior Clients

Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Working with buyers and sellers? As a real estate agent, you know that means having to deal with personalities and ages that run the gamut from young and energetic to senior and slow-paced.

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Chicago Receives Top Recognition for Foreign Direct Investment Efforts

Published Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Mayor Rahm Emanuel and World Business Chicago (WBC) today announced that fDi Magazine has recognized WBC with the 2017 Foreign Direct Investment Strategy Award for its international outreach, and received the highest rank in the Americas for Best Investment Promotional Agency. As the city’s public-private partnership for economic development, WBC helped establish a range of initiatives to expand Chicago’s international presence and foreign investment.

 

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Monterey Park Police Warn of “Chinese Consulate General” Phone Fraud

Published Monday, January 8, 2018

The Monterey Park Police Department has recently investigated cases of theft by false pretense. This fraud has occurred when the victim received a telephone call from a male or female suspect posing as an employee of the Chinese Consulate General and/or the Beijing Police Department.

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LA ties New York as top U.S. city for foreign investment

Published Monday, January 8, 2018

New York is no longer the unquestioned king when it comes to attracting foreign capital for real estate. In 2017 — for the first time ever — Los Angeles tied the Big Apple as the top U.S. destination for overseas money, according to a poll of major foreign investors.

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DC cracks top 5 in US for foreign real estate investors

Published Monday, January 8, 2018

WASHINGTON — Foreign real estate investors continue to favor the D.C. metro region although the nation’s capital fell sharply when ranked against large cities internationally, according to an annual list from D.C.-based Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate.

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U.S. Remains Most Stable Destination For Foreign Investors

Published Monday, January 8, 2018

Interest in New York as a real estate investment destination for foreign investors has slipped according to the results of the 26th Annual survey taken among the members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE), the results of which were released on Monday.

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Instant Reaction: December Jobs Report

Published Friday, January 5, 2018

The following is NAR Chief Economist Lawrence Yun’s reaction to this morning’s U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on December employment conditions:

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HOW U.S. HOME BUILDERS CAN ATTRACT GLOBAL BUYERS

Published Wednesday, January 3, 2018

In 2007, California-based builder MBK Homes was building a community of three-story live/work townhomes in Gardena, Calif.

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