Jumpstart a Real Estate Management Career With This $30 Training Bundle

If you’ve been contemplating a career in real estate, start pursuing your goals today with a well-rounded education on the subject. The Ultimate Property & Real Estate Management Training Bundle is a seven-course, 85-lesson deep dive into the thriving field of real property management, available for under $30. 

To start, gain the skills and knowledge you need to manage real estate, invest in property, and bring in revenue. Start with a step-by-step guide to probate real estate investment with information on how to dominate the niche probate market. Kickstart a career in the property sector with a course on building relationships with landlords, dealing with different types of tenants, and more. 

What you will learn

You’ll be able to boost your knowledge of this sector from the financial, buying, and development sides. Study up on real estate agent skills with a jam-packed one-hour course on choosing properties, managing client expectations, and more. Furthermore, the Construction Cost Estimation course highlights deep insights from industry experts. 

Also, hone in on your hotel management skill-set with lessons in this lucrative field to optimize your potential hotel revenue. Prepare for a role as a housing manager or officer in social housing settings focused on

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13 Sexy Valentine’s Day 2021 Zoom Date Ideas

If you’ve been out shopping lately, you know that the shelves are lined with everything pink and red, rosy and heart-shaped. But even if love is in the air, the pandemic is putting a pause on any real ways of celebrating it outside of your home. That’s okay, though, because you can always get (ahem) inspired with these sexy Valentine’s Day Zoom date ideas. From nice to, well, naughty, don’t let the distance stop you from a night of red-hot romance.

Tech can be another toy in your arsenal of adventure and romantic intrigue come Valentine’s Day, even if you are spending the night apart. And sure, would it be more fun if you and your sweetie were canoodling on the couch together? Of course. But you can learn to build on the excitement so that when you are able to see each other sans a mask and six feet apart, you’ll, you know, want to head straight to the bedroom… or even the kitchen floor.

But until that time, you can zoom in on these Zoom ideas to test out on Valentine’s Day. Because staying healthy (and apart for now) is truly the sexiest thing you can do

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4 Things Real Estate Investors Should Know About Unlevered Cash Flow

Real estate investors who want to assess a commercial property for potential purchase, or to see how one they own is doing, should be familiar with the term “unlevered cash flow,” especially if you’re a growing operation — or aim to be.

Also called “unlevered free cash flow,” this financial valuation model is applied to companies and properties alike to determine the cash that’s generated and available without considering the capital structure: i.e., its debt and equity. Basically, levered cash flow considers borrowing expenses — representing what’s leveraged by debt — while unlevered cash flow does not.

Note that “leveraged” and “levered” are used synonymously in many cases, so don’t be confused by that. They mean pretty much the same thing, with “levered” considered the more formal term.

So what more should do-it-yourself CRE investors know about unlevered cash flow as they grow their portfolios and practices? Here are four factors to understand.

What exactly is it?

Basically, unlevered cash flow is the money that goes in and out of a CRE investment without taking financing into consideration. It also can refer simply to the cash a property generates that would be available to distribute to the investor and/or other

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Pandemic dims growth picture for interior design sector – Economy, Law & Politics

Two years of employment gains in Metro Vancouver’s interior design industry have been wiped out undercut by the COVID-19 pandemic.

In 2021, average employment fell below 2018 levels and by 12.7% to 16.15 employees from 18.5 in 2020, according to data collected for Business in Vancouver’s Biggest Interior Design Firms in Metro Vancouver list (biv.com/lists).

The median employment of the companies on the list sank an even greater 18.8% to 13 employees in 2021 from 16 in 2020. This suggests that smaller companies lower on the list suffered greater employment declines than larger companies, higher on the list.

Over the past five years, the growth in median employment for the companies listed has lagged behind average growth. This suggests that smaller companies lower on the list had weaker employment growth before the pandemic to buffer against an even greater post-pandemic decline.

Three of the top five largest interior design firms experienced no employment loss in 2021: No. 1 SmartDesign Group, No. 2 Kasian and No. 4 CHIL Interior Design.

There was no employment change in 2021 compared with 2020 for 11 companies on the list.

 

 

Only two companies posted employment growth in 2021.

No. 6 Bob’s Your Uncle Design Ltd.

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Showing Celebrity Real Estate Isn’t Always So Glamorous

I don’t remember how this client came to me; she might have answered one of my exclusives. She wanted something big, beautiful, important—in the $5 million to $7 million range. I checked her finances, which were ridiculous, so I thought she could afford the apartments she was looking at.

I took her to Dick Cavett’s apartment, a classic seven on the Upper West Side. She came in her Dior and her Chanel and Hermès, dressed to the nines. In the listing description, the broker alluded to the apartment being owned by a famous person, but it was obvious: Dick Cavett’s pictures were all over. The client fell in love, head over heels—she went through every room, looked at every piece of furniture.

We returned many times—probably four or five times. Every piece of furniture was custom-made for the apartment and it was all for sale. The client asked the seller’s agent to itemize every piece of furniture, rug, knickknack, tchotchke. And she kept asking about Dick Cavett: “What was his wife like?” And, “I hear he moved to Connecticut.”

She walked in with a $12,000 bag and looked so

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Boston-area restaurants are offering subscriptions to keep their kitchens busy during the pandemic

Restaurants have been trying everything they can think of to stay afloat throughout the pandemic. One of the latest ideas arrives fresh from the farm.



a close up of food on a table: The contents of a vegetarian subscription box at Oleana in Cambridge.


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The contents of a vegetarian subscription box at Oleana in Cambridge.

Chef Ana Sortun, of Oleana, Sofra, and Sarma, believes so deeply in serving local, seasonal produce that she fell in love with the farmer growing her vegetables. Her husband, Chris Kurth, owns Sudbury’s Siena Farms, named for their daughter. The farm is known for glorious sunflowers, a vibrant presence at local farmers’ markets, and CSA shares stocked with high-quality produce.


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CSA stands for “community supported agriculture,” and if you haven’t yet participated in a program, you’ve probably heard of the concept. Consumers invest in a local farm, purchasing a share of the season’s harvest. The benefits are many: The customer receives regular boxes of just-harvested local produce, the farmer gets paid upfront, and both participate in a relationship that connects the parties to the land and one another, enriching the transactions of buying and selling food.

The pandemic has been a boom time for community supported agriculture,

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Tesla Updates Model Y Interior Design

The improvements are already being produced and the first models will be delivered at the end of January 2021.

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Elon Musk’s car company Tesla has updated the interior design of the electric Model Y.

On the Chinese page of the vehicle company, you can see the new images. What will be innovative? This is a new wood panel on the front door, it will also have a new center console with an integrated cordless phone charger.

Image: Tesla

Tesla has started production in the Asian country but it is expected that in the near future it will be manufactured in the United States, according to the Electrec portal.

As for deliveries, they will begin this January but only in China. Tesla confirmed that the Model Y will cost $ 52,000

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What Real Estate Agents Should Know About Closets

A popular, irreverent comedian included in his act a bit about houses, stating that they are places to store all our “stuff.” The bigger the house, the more “stuff” we put in it and the more we acquire, collect and retain.

Storage of all kinds is featured heavily in advertisements for real estate listings. For a spacious two-bedroom apartment that I recently listed, which had six closets, the first inquiry was about additional storage in the building.

Houses feature not only closets, but in many locations, attics, garages, basements and even outbuildings. Anyone who has ever lived in a city apartment will testify to the value of a bike storage room as an apartment building feature.

Struggling with a bike in an elevator or stairway, cleaning the tires before bringing it into an apartment is both inconvenient, unsanitary and awkward. In short: Storage sells homes! Therefore, it’s much better to have too many closets than too few. But where did this obsession with closets come from?

A brief history of closets

In ancient Egypt, belongings were stored in wicker-type baskets. The discovery of pharaoh’s tombs (and the attendant property he was buried with for use in his next life) indicates

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New real estate agency opens doors in Petoskey | Business

PETOSKEY — Having long enjoyed his work in Northern Michigan’s real estate marketplace, Joe Blachy recently decided to open his own agency in the field.

Blachy is the owner and managing broker of Petoskey Real Estate Group, which opened in late 2020 and is based at 316 E. Mitchell St., suite 5 in downtown Petoskey. The new office’s sales team also includes Doug Pelon, a Realtor who Blachy has worked with for more than six years.

Petoskey Real Estate Group offers residential as well as commercial brokerage services. Blachy said he anticipates the new agency’s approach to client service will help it establish a footing in the marketplace, adding it will put priority on listening to clients’ needs, being accessible for their questions and helping them make informed decisions.

“We take care of our customers,” he said. “I think it’s really important.”

Prior to Petoskey Real Estate Group’s opening, Blachy spent 20 years as a Realtor at another Petoskey agency. He noted receiving a variety of distinctions through the years, including rookie-of-the-year recognition, consistently high rankings for sales produced and a recent designation by the Zillow online real estate marketplace as a “Best of Zillow” broker.

A Petoskey resident for

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An Enriching Union for Your Business

If you own an interior design company, the biggest challenge you face is to keep up with clients’ sky-high expectations.

“We love your ideas but we are not sure how this will look!”

How many times have you lost a client because of this argument? But now not anymore. Because augmented reality is here to exceed clients’ expectations and boost your business.

Augmented reality interior design apps are popular among users. The 3D images are really good to help them visualize any interior design. Also, studies say that 17% of consumers in the US will use AR for shopping by 2022.

Therefore, we think it’s time to provide you with detailed information on implementing augmented reality solutions for interior design.

Let’s begin!

This Augmented Reality interior design guide covers the following topics:

What is Augmented Reality

Augmented reality is a thrilling way to see and interact with information about the world.

The word AR is hardly unheard of. But just for the sake of it, here’s the most common definition of augmented reality – AR is an enhanced version of reality created by using technology. By placing virtual objects in the real world, in real-time, it turns the environment

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