Miami penthouse sale makes history as largest cryptocurrency deal ever

Developera Alex Sapir and Giovanni Fasciano are rocking the real estate boat by accepting payment for the uber-exclusive Arte by Antonio Citterio condos entirely in cryptocurrency. The sale of a luxurious Miami penthouse is making headlines not just for its tasteful interiors and high price but for the currency involved in the transaction. The developers … Read more

10 of the most luxurious log cabins on the market

While many of us still associate log cabins with cozy campfires and going off the grid, the modern-day reality is often much more luxurious — and expensive. Since the pandemic began, there has been an influx of people wanting to make ski towns like Vail or Aspen their permanent residence. Prices went up as a … Read more

Pair of condos on Billionaires’ Row in Manhattan sells for $157.5M

An anonymous buyer paid $157.5 million for two condos at New York’s 220 Central Park South in one of the biggest sales in the history of the city and the biggest in 2021. As first reported by the Wall Street Journal, a 5,935-square-foot condo encompassing the entire 60th floor of the ultra-exclusive building sold for … Read more

Compass attempts to recruit owner of large Beverly Hills brokerage

A Beverly Hills-based Compass recruiter attempted to recruit Normand & Associates President Michael Nourmand as an agent. Compass is apparently making its latest push to dominate the Los Angeles real estate market, according to a report published by The Real Deal Los Angeles on Monday. Nourmand and Associates President Michael Nourmand said a Compass recruiter recently contacted … Read more

Police arrest man for stalking, assaulting 2 Palm Beach agents

Palm Beach police have arrested a man on charges of stalking and harassing two well-known celebrity agents and TikTokers. Alex Ghaderi On Saturday, Alex Ghaderi and Edis Talović of the Ghaderi Team at Douglas Elliman Real Estate called 911 claiming that a local man was harassing them. The probable cause affidavit states that they were … Read more

Manhattan condo board gives vaccine ultimatum to 2 workers

The building’s board told the workers to get a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine or face termination, the New York Post reports. The condo board for a New York City apartment building has threatened to fire two employees unless they get vaccinated against COVID-19 — an ultimatum delivered only to the building’s workers, not its … Read more

Lesson Learned: Listen before you speak 

In this weekly column, real estate agents across the nation share stories of the lessons they’ve learned during their time in the industry. Reid Heidenry Luxury broker Reid Heidenry has a passion for teamwork and for residential and commercial real estate in the desirable Miami market. That passion has allowed him to put his expertise to … Read more

Condo prices take a tumble at Trump-branded properties

Some buyers are finding deals on condos in Trump-branded properties that would have been unheard of just before the former president took office four years ago, according to a new report by The Associated Press. The report highlights the extent to which some buyers have aimed to distance themselves from former President Donald Trump’s business … Read more

A Marilyn Monroe impersonator lives in the star’s one-time home

A present-day Marilyn Monroe impersonator is now living in the Hollywood Hills house that the iconic starlet once rented herself. Jasmine Chiswell, 27, has been living in the four-bedroom, four-bathroom home since the start of 2019, when she and her husband purchased it for $2.73 million. Built in 1938 in a Mediterranean style, the house … Read more

How to help new team members close the deal in a hot market

We believe in training new team members to close the right way while also being available to help out every step of the transaction. Here are a few of the best practices we advise our team members on to help close the deal. This June, Inman’s editorial theme is Teams — we’re going to go … Read more

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