What The Rise Of Digital Nomads Means For Destination Real Estate

Rodolfo Delgado is the Co-Founder & CEO of Replay Listings, the first platform to find apartments for rent in NYC focused on unedited videos.

Brenda, a computer scientist previously based in New York, recently substituted her daily subway commute for a 30-minute breakfast with a breathtaking view in Dubrovnik, Croatia. She is a “digital nomad,” which means she uses telecommunications technologies to earn a living and perform her work remotely.

A digital nomad’s work is location-independent. They often work from foreign countries, generally conducting their business in co-working spaces, coffee shops or libraries. With almost 11 million American digital nomads as of 2020, this 21st-century subset of working professionals is on the rise.

A Growing Demographic

The quick adoption of technology, coupled with the current global circumstance, has facilitated the digital nomad’s rapid growth. With a 49{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} increase in American digital nomads from 2019 to 2020, the world will witness a shift toward remote work and a boost in this population.

In Europe, the “first” digital nomad village opens its doors in February to attract location-independent professionals looking to enhance their work-travel experience with an ocean view that is bound to inspire. It began with Gonçalo Hall, who

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William Means Real Estate records best year in 87-year history | Business

William Means Real Estate announced that 2020 was the best in the company’s 87-year history with $308 million in overall sales, a 45{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} increase over 2019.

This is the highest recorded sales increase of any boutique company in Charleston. They represented the highest sales number of homes priced at $3M or more for a boutique firm with more than $250M in overall sales. This included homes all over the Charleston area including South of Broad, Sullivan’s Island, Kiawah Island and more.

“This record-breaking achievement solidifies our position as the top firm in Charleston luxury real estate,” said Helen Geer, president and broker-in-charge for William Means Real Estate. “During the past year, the housing market led to an increase in buyers from around the country moving to the Charleston area. These clients sought out the services of our established team of agents and trusted our firm to help them call the Lowcountry home.”

Some of William Means most impressive designations in 2020 include: Number one boutique firm in sales and sides in the I’On community in Mount Pleasant. Number one boutique firm in sales and sides for Belle Hall in Mount Pleasant. Number one boutique firm in sales on Sullivan’s Island.

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