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Housing Market Predictions for 2019 2020 Sandwiched between a government shutdown, America First trade transitions, rising interest rates, and a booming US economy, the housing market is almost forgotten. And while many Americans are giving up on buying a home or condo, the forecast looks...

US Economic Predictions for 2019 to 2024 The US economy continues bright in 2019 with recent positive jobs report and economic growth soaring.  America First commitment is creating wealth and freedom for America's workforce. 312,000 jobs created last month and more is coming. Small business is enjoying...

2019 Stock Market Correction - Dow Plunges Again The Dow Jones Industrial average plunged 600 points yesterday. That's following previous significantly slides that are worrying many mutual fund managers and 401k owners alike. Expert stock market forecaster Harry Dent is suggesting the DOW might plummet to 6000,...

Housing Market Crash 2019 or 2020? Despite a booming US economy, strong housing demand, record job report and rising wages, ideal demographics and good personal debt situation, there are predictions of housing crashes. The risk varies from month to month and in specific housing markets. Which are the cities most...

Sales Rise Across California Last month, California housing statistics varied depending on which city you are in. While sales in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, San Jose and Orange County grew, prices were on the decline in many districts. California is still a shining star in...

US Stock Markets - 2019 2020 Predictions The volatility in the stock markets continue and many are wondering if we'll pull into a bear market in 2019. 2018 was the year that NASDAQ, S&P, and Dow changed directions, and we're looking at a major correction this winter....

Housing Bubbles in US Cities The US economic outlook couldn't be brighter and the housing market has been amazing in 2018. US homeowners gained $1 Trillion in home equity in the last year alone. That's $16,000 or 13.3% more per mortgage holder. Turns out, real estate has...

Housing Market Update Los Angeles Consistent with the rest of California's Housing market predictions, sales are rising and prices have dropped. A persistently a strong US economy, booming job market, has the Los Angeles housing market is heating back up. Although home buyers are concerned with higher interest...

Moving to Vancouver Canada | Travel 2019 Are you looking at endless years of monotony where you live without zest and fun? Perhaps you should travel and explore in 2019? One city that should come to mind is Vancouver, Canada. Not up on Vancouver? It's the diversity...

Vancouver Housing Market Predictions 2019 Beautiful Vancouver, the city where so many would love to live. And they might get that chance in February/March 2019 when the market is forecast to see its darkest hours. Is this the feared "correction" that's coming? Vancouver's housing market is referred...

Rating President Trump's First 2 Years It's 2 years in on Donald Trump's presidency and seems like everyone's coming out with their own 2 year report on his performance. Here's a Presidential report card with a twist. It covers the key items but goes further to...

Calgary Housing Market and Update It's a cold and snowy start to the fall season in Calgary.  And July to August were kind of cold for Realtors in Calgary. Calgary is a volatile market for energy companies and for housing.  The picture changes according to prices and...

Are FAANG Stocks about to Collapse? With the US economy booming as predicted, most of us are scratching our heads at market volatility and market corrections, and why the FAANG stocks (Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, Google) are having trouble making money. The fall of the FAANGs is...

China Housing Bubble About to Collapse? American's are enjoying good economic times again and although the road to health and prosperity will have some bumps, the motion is set. The United States is the envy of the world again. On January 1st, 2019 (25% tariff), imports to...

Toronto Housing Market Bubble Toronto home prices are still in record territory even though more sellers are listing. Demand for GTA housing is strong due in insufficient supply. And new construction starts were down again in September. So what would cause demand to collapse amid a...

Chicago Housing Market Update The recovering Chicago housing market is facing some strong challenges, yet is weaknesses may well be key strengths by 2020. The Chicago market health rating is still one of the lowest in the country (only Washington DC had a lower price performance outlook). Despite...

Housing Affordability at It's Lowest Ever A lack of affordable housing in North America is a disgrace. Despite a booming US economy  and glowing jobs report, flourishing housing market, affordable housing and homelessness are decades long issues governments can't seem to solve. Look at this issue with more depth and...

Best Time to Buy a House? Hoping to buy a house or condo in 2018, 2019 or 2020?  You'd be very wise to consider the timing of your purchase. It seems certain days and months of the year are perfect to buy. And given the high home prices everywhere,...

Housing Market 2019 Outlook The Housing Market Predictions for 2019? The US economy is predicted to grow 3 to 5% (now 4.2%), and with house construction intact, and employment strong, and US wages rising, we'll see more Americans buying a home. For many happy people, it...

Best Auto Insurance Quotes Did you know auto insurance premiums rose by 7% last year, far above the usual 3 to 4%. When drivers don't shop around for better insurance quotes, or mortgage rates, or a home, companies take advantage. Even with no claims, they draw funds form...

Are $100 to $300 Oil Prices All that Outlandish? More commodities experts and other oil industry people are warning of potential skyrocketing oil prices. Higher oil prices translate to higher gas prices and other products -- inflation. And the shocking prediction of $100 to $300 per barrel might...

Housing Market 2017 - It's Time to Sell The housing market is ripe and 2017 is the year of the home seller across the US and some cities in Canada. It's an amazing thing that so many home owners who have sacrificed the best years of...

Real Estate Investments with the Highest Returns Looking for the best cities to buy real estate with the highest return on investment? How about one with an ROI of 30% to 40%? Yes, those numbers are possible when you consider how real property delivers multiple streams of income,...

Toronto Housing Market Forecast/Predictions 2019 to 2020 Toronto real estate prices fell only by 4.3% last year despite the fact home sales declined 16% and listings dropped by almost 13% over 2018. The average home selling price in the GTA was $787,300 during 2018. Condominium sales and...

Compare RETS vs FTP IDX Feeds The first thing visiting homebuyers want to see on your real estate website are home listings.  But when they arrive, they may get a troublesome map widget to frustrate them, or mls listing pages with uninteresting and non-engaging pics and...

Hottest Cities for Real Estate Investment 2019 Which are the Best Cities to Buy Real Estate? It's a rosy outlook for the housing markets in America and anyone buying real estate. Prices have moderated, new city markets are catching investor's attention. However do you know which are the...

Should I Sell My House to Avoid the Coming Market Crash? Timing is everything. Buy low, sell high and right now, the housing market is high. But the question a lot of homeowners are asking is "When will the real estate market crash?" The Toronto housing market...

Mississauga's Rising Skyline Lined with Condo Towers You're likely aware of how the skyline of Mississauga has changed over the last 6 years.  And it was the construction of the Absolute Condominium buildings that seemed to launch the visibility of the City of Mississauga to a new prominence. The...

Lowest Auto Insurance in Toronto Searching online is best way to lower your Auto insurance rates. Toronto drivers will get a better car insurance quote from any insurance company by searching for it via Google.  Rates are high and that's why you should search now for a better policy for your car or truck....

Search Homes for Sale By Zip Codes  Real estate investors and home buyers alike are becoming a little more savvy about searching for good investments and properties in the best cities. Searching for properties via zip codes adds variety and a new perspective to your home search...

Beautiful New Condo Buildings in Toronto Over the last 10 years, condo design has undergone dramatic shifts. Engineers are able to build whatever condo architects can dream up.  Normally dull and unimaginative, the skylines and communities of Toronto and Vancouver are undergoing rapid change with spectacular results in living...

The Net Benefit of Real Estate Investors - $9 Billion! A joint survey by Bigger Pockets and Memphis Invest revealed some fascinating insight into the attitudes of real estate investors and their impact on the US economy. They concluded in their 2014 report, that 28 million real...

Social Media Engagement Strategy Low, low cost, extended reach, popularity, and CRM opportunities are drawing entrepreneurs, brands, corporations, lawyers, realtors, plumbers, marketing agencies, car dealerships, home builers, and tech startups to social media marketing. Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin however aren't so easy to master and not many companies...

New Homes for Sale in Newmarket, ON The region of Aurora, Newmarket, and East Gwillimbury are highly desirable locations for families looking for great lifestyles close to urban amenities and rural freedom. Newmarket in particular has been the site of city transit improvements and there's much work on...

Investing in Student Housing is Hot! A few months ago, the Canada Pension Plan's Investment Board bought $2.1 Billion worth of student housing properties in the United States. The joint venture, with partners in Singapore and Chicago now owns 48 student housing communities with a total...

Student Housing Investment Opportunities in 2019 Education is big business in Canada, to the tune of $2 Billion each year. Tens of thousands of foreign students arrive to study in places such as Vancouver and Toronto annually. With this influx comes a corresponding demand for student...

Are Solar Roofing Installations a Powerful Selling Feature? We know how expensive hydro is becoming for the average homeowner. Power generating companies are in big debt and will have to keep raising prices to their diminishing user base chasing more homeowners offgrid. And power companies are highly...

Find the Right Cities to Grow In Are you thinking about how to triple or quadruple your sales in 2018? After just a little thought, you may discover what these 2 reports from Inc.om and Entrepreneur.com below reveal, that there are some great cities to build...

Demand for Luxury Homes in Aurora Aurora Ontario Canada is one of those special small cities or towns that's blessed with a great location, warm community, and a special character.  It's more than a place of expensive homes and luxury cars however.  If you've never heard...

Basics of Strategy: Learning to Win Faster, Easier We never question why the Amazons, Facebooks, and Googles of the digital world soar like they do. We might assume it's money, and there's no doubt that funding carries big advantages. However importants funds are, it is strategy...

The Lowest Car Insurance Quotes in Los Angeles Savings of $10,000 for Some Drivers According to recent auto insurance quote surveys, California and Los Angeles are one of the highest cost zones for car insurance coverage.  And that's not just luxury car insurance. The nature of LA itself...

The World's Most Beautiful City - San Diego I'm sure there are a few people who would argue that other cities such as Vancouver, San Francisco, Banff  Lake Louise, Miami or Venice are more beautiful than San Diego. They might insist that Tuscany Italy, Swiss Alps, Costa Rica,...

Drivers Save Thousands with Usage-based Auto Insurance There's no stopping the relentless rise of auto insurance costs. And for some drivers it is very costly. Consider younger drivers who might pay from $2500 to $5500 for annual coverage, or those with multiple speeding tickets and moving...

Client Acquisition Strategies Are your current clients bubbling with enthusiasm about your work? Are you being a big hit together? No? Well it might be you have the wrong clients. You could try some new client acquisition strategies and be rid of much of the grind...

Artificial Intelligence is Going to Rock Digital Marketing The future is here and it's an exciting one we can share in. It involves software that uses artificial intelligence to manage nearly all aspects of marketing. And a software robot named Albert might be your next coworker....

Lucrative Canadian Real Estate Market Spilling over into the US Foreign buyers are buying up US properties and the biggest increase is coming from Canadians. Even NAR's Chief Lawrence Yun was surprised by the growing demand from Canadians given the low Canadian dollar. Yun is quoted...

New Construction in Aurora - Luxury Living Aurora is a beautiful town set on a small parcel of land in between Bathurst St to the west and Highway 404 to the east. With not much land to develop for new construction projects, the prices of new...

Find a Coffee Shop Near You Below you’ll find a large interactive map of coffee shops in your location. Whether you’re in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Toronto, Seattle, Sacramento, Orange County, San Jose, Las Vegas, New York, Boston or Miami, no worries. [caption id="attachment_19164" align="alignnone"...

Finding the Right Restaurant Fast If you’re a vacationer in San Diego, Los Angeles, San Jose, Las Vegas or San Francisco, you’re likely on a highway right searching with your smartphone for a great place to eat with just the right atmosphere. Where to eat right now?...

Exploring the Value Proposition of Online Lead Generation Companies Previously you met 18 online lead generation companies who offered to help you with your real estate lead  generation in a previous post. You're likely pondering each of their value propositions and assessing the true merits of...

Which Are the Best US Cities to Live in? Dreaming of a better place in US to live in 2019? You’re not alone. Millions of people think about moving to another city, but aren’t sure of which US cities hold the most promise for enjoyment, lifestyle,...

Sold at $1 Million Over Asking Price 2 recent news stories in Toronto and Vancouver MLS regions really bring home the current state of real estate and real estate marketing now. The news stories both report sales of properties at $1 million above asking price. It's mostly driven...

ULI Real Estate Consensus Forecast:  A Short Term Outlook from Real Estate Economists/Analysts The Urban Land Institute has just released it's Fall 2016, 3 year Short Term housing and real estate outlook report with predictions from 51 real estate and economic experts. Quite a few...

How To Sell Your Home Spring 2018 is almost here and prices are still pretty good in many cities.  If you're a homeowner looking to sell your home in Toronto, San Diego, New York, Seattle, Denver, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Miami you have a chance to sell...

Selling Your Home at the Top of the Market is Wise So many babyboomers and Gen Xers are sitting on a fortune right now. Some own houses that have average value of over $1 million and they don't need to buy lotto tickets. If you're stuck and...

How to Increase Your Real Estate Lead Conversion Rates If you were to double or triple your online real estate lead conversion rate, how would that factor into your commissions? You've asked "how do I convert more of my Website leads" so here's a number of things...

From Price to Expertise to Performance - Canadians Make a Great Choice With all the noise President Trump is making about bringing back jobs from overseas and trashing the NAFTA agreement, you'd think global trade is coming to an end. And as wonderful as it is to...

New Home Developments in Richmond Hill ON Almost quietly, Richmond Hill has grown to almost 200,000 residents which is Canada's 26th largest city. The astonishing speed of population growth is due to the fact it is covers a large area north of Toronto, and many Toronto area...

The Vaughan Real Estate and Community Development Report The city of Vaughan is still a mystery to many people in the GTA yet this fast improving community is serving up some big lifestyle benefits for residents. The development plan for Vaughan is audacious and exciting as these...

Generating Leads with a Social Plan and Strategy While blogging and epic quality content generation are the workhorse for digital marketers, social media still has a vital role  With your social media strategy built on a great unique value proposition and great content, it will take your...

Real Estate Videos You’ve likely seen an unmanned drone helicopter somewhere in your city. I had one hovering above me, following me as I rode my mountain bike one day. Drones are giving realtors a new more exciting way to showcase properties. Realtors might not recognize that...

Digital Marketing's "Big Three" The pillars of digital marketing are: SEO Strategy, Content Development/Strategy, and Social Media Strategy.  They're interdependent and very powerful when they work together. This post is about how to develop a social media strategy --- easy to digest, giving you the overview you...

Practice a Successful Realtor System To serve my realtor clients as best I can, I needed to know what successful agents do and what unsuccessful agents don't do. What I've learned about agents, I can apply to my own real estate marketing service.  You can never...

Important Search Trends in Real Estate So nice to see the real estate markets recover after the longest stretch of poor performance ever. It's wonderful to see sales volumes rising and the growth of buyers and sellers increasing. So it's time to shed the negativity and...

Tips to Help you Convert Visitors to Customers Improving the sales funnel is most digital marketers top priority today. And for two good reasons:  1) their traffic is much lower than previous years, and 2) doubling their conversion rate could triple profits. [caption id="attachment_8683" align="alignright" width="274"] Picture courtesy of...

Building Your UVP In my last post, we found out why a unique value proposition is so important. You want to be the best you can be, and communicate your value expertly. While your UVP also expresses your passion, remember that the bottom line is that it's more...

Copywriting Heavily Influences Sales According to a study by the Content Marketing Institute, good content creators are in short supply. 1/3 of companies can’t find anyone talented enough to write for their brands and websites. Some may have tried to push their top print copywriters into the...

SEO Never Stops Delivering [caption id="attachment_7468" align="alignright" width="300"] Panda Penguin images courtesy of Web Yours.[/caption] It’s been 20 years now since I began doing search engine optimization and it continues to deliver the highest ROI of any marketing channel for myself and my clients. The traffic potential is greater than...