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A Day in the Life of a Real Estate Agent

A Day in the Life of a Real Estate Agent

Real estate agents assist people through the process of buying, selling and renting land, homes, offices and other properties. In addition to staying current with real estate regulations and trends, real estate agents are tasked with a multitude of daily duties and responsibilities, from lead…

Taiwan says China dangled $3 billion to grab ally Dominican Republic

Taiwan says China dangled $3 billion to grab ally Dominican Republic

TAIPEI/BEIJING (Reuters) – China offered the Dominican Republic a $3.1 billion package of investments and loans to get them to sever ties with Taiwan, a Taiwan official said on Tuesday, after the Caribbean nation switched allegiance to China in a diplomatic blow to the self-ruled…

Rise in Mega-Mansions Brings a Rise in Mega Scams

Rise in Mega-Mansions Brings a Rise in Mega Scams

When it comes to building your dream home, you want it done right. In today’s world, you have to be cautious of who you trust. Building a mega-mansion requires a team of people who not only know what they are doing but understand the importance…

Nearly 4 Million Passengers Enter the DR in the First Quarter!

Nearly 4 Million Passengers Enter the DR in the First Quarter!

The Dominican Republic has always been a Caribbean hotspot with scenic locations and venues for tropical weddings, lively hotels for bachelor parties and girls trips, and family-friendly resorts for fun in the sun for everyone!  But in recent years, the Dominican Republic has been growing…

Can real estate brokers cash in on this tax deduction? No one knows

Can real estate brokers cash in on this tax deduction? No one knows

The new GOP tax law is widely considered a win for high-earners, but it’s not clear if real estate brokers and their firms will also benefit from a hefty deduction granted to pass-through businesses. The so-called pass-through deduction has been billed as a boon to independent…

Going up: Elevator technology is reaching new heights in skyscrapers across the globe

Going up: Elevator technology is reaching new heights in skyscrapers across the globe

During the next two years alone, 187 skyscrapers are expected to pop up across the globe — each of which will rise 820 feet in the air. As developers look to build taller and taller, some elevator companies are exploring ways to revolutionize vertical travel.…

Attention, brokers: The world’s ultra-rich population is growing

Attention, brokers: The world’s ultra-rich population is growing

The world’s population of ultra-rich is growing, and their real estate investments are pushing up real estate prices in cities from New York to Guangzhou, China. According to Knight Frank’s 2018 wealth report, there were 2.5 million people with assets of $5 million or more…