REAL TRENDS Article Archive

  • Websites Are Not "Public Accommodations" Covered By The ADA

    Summary:

    The decision is good news for companies facing federal website accessibility lawsuits within the Eleventh Circuit's jurisdiction of Florida, Alabama and Georgia.

  • How Do We Take Advantage Of The Data We Have?

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    The most valuable use of data is when it's in the hands of someone who knows the implications of its use...

  • The COVID-19 Pandemic: An "Accelerator Of Existing Trends"

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    The real estate industry is tackling the challenge of a cyclical downturn juxtaposed with the long-term consequences from the disruption caused by COVID-19, and how the environmental, social and governance (ESG) agenda is becoming increasingly important.

  • 2021 Wealth Report: What Ultra-High-Net-Worth Individuals Are Spending

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    Ultra-high-net-worth (UHNW) individuals form a central part of the market, and can help us gauge the overall temperature. Here's what UHNW buyers are doing with their money...

  • Best Practices For Returning Safely To In-Office Work

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    As businesses reopen and people return to in-person work, the question remains how to do so safely. Attorney Rick Grimaldi weighs in on ways to keep returning employees safe.

  • CFPB Acts To Head Off 2021 Foreclosure Crisis

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    The CFPB proposes prohibiting servicers from filing for a judicial or non-judicial foreclosure process through the end of the year.

  • Homeowners Gained $20,000 In Wealth In 2020

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    Soaring home values and unprecedented buyer demand meant property owners pocketed substantially last year...

  • Thriving In The New Abnormal

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    When will things return to normal after the pandemic? This often-asked question assumes our experience was some sort of cyclical event such as daylight automatically following darkness. But what if there were structural changes caused by the pandemic?

  • Why The Sudden Interest By Outside Investors?

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    Tons of money has been thrown into the residential real estate brokerage space over the past few years. Here's why.

  • The Hard Part — What I Learned Selling My Business

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    After 34 years of advising owners of brokerage businesses on a sale, I went through the experience myself in the fall of 2020. Here's what I learned...