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Real Estate Experts Predict a Balanced Market for 2019

Monday January 14, 2019 | Jessica Jones Gorman, Real Estate Experts Predict a Balanced Market for

Real Estate Experts Predict a Balanced Market for 2019 By Jessica Jones Gorman - January 9, 2019 Ask any real estate expert about the 2018 market and they’ll tell you about the highs and lows: Home prices rocketed during the first half of the year before gradually leveling out, and historically low mortgage rates have recently risen to their highest in almost a decade. But will those trends continue to dominate or disappear in 2019? “I think 2019 will find us somewhere in between a seller’s and buyer’s market,” noted Ron Molcho, broker and owner with American Homes Group in West Brighton. “An increase in inventory and l...

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HOW BUSINESSES ARE ADAPTING AS ROSEBANK'S DEMOGRAPHICS CHANGE

Tuesday February 27, 2018 | HOW BUSINESSES ARE ADAPTING AS ROSEBANK'S DEMOGRAP

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Realtors and other business people network during the 10th Annual Global Real Estate Summit & Expo,

Tuesday January 31, 2017 | Barton Horowitz, Hundreds Convene at Global Real Estate Summit

BROOKLYN/STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. – Realtors and other business people seeking stronger ties to international commerce were drawn to the 10th Annual Global Real Estate Summit & Expo, held Sept. 15 in Brooklyn, N.Y. Co-hosted by the Staten Island Board of Realtors® (SIBOR) and the Brooklyn Real Estate Board, this year’s gathering attracted hundreds of attendees to the Dyker Beach Golf Course, where the Summit was held in a borough other than Staten Island for the first time in its 10-year history. “This event is important not just for Staten Island but for all the boroughs,” said Ron Molcho, a SIBOR director and chairman of the Global Real Estate Summit, durin...

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New Year. New President.

Wednesday January 4, 2017 | Staten Island Board of Realtors inducts new presid

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Greg A. Sokol of Cangiano Estates was inducted as the 55th president of The Staten Island Board of Realtors (SIBOR). Sokol was sworn into office by Dawn Carpenter, president of the New York State Association of Realtors and a past president of SIBOR. The banquet ceremony took place on Jan. 11 at the Excelsior Grand in New Dorp. "I am humbled to be included among the many great men and women who have served as SIBOR presidents since our organization's inception more than 100 years ago," Sokol said. "It's my honor to assume such a key leadership role with SIBOR, as we anticipate an exciting year ahead for the borough's real estate marke...

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Bust Barriers to Working With Millennials

Tuesday November 1, 2016 | Lee Davenport, Millenials and Real Esate

Here they come: the generation raised on technology. They’re skilled at texting, taking selfies, and doing online research. And now they outnumber than the once dominant baby boomer generation. Millennials are those currently in their early 20s to late 30s. Some long-time real estate professionals may find it hard to connect with this emerging generation, which has a reputation of being ”unmotivated and self-centered.” Yet, you may not realize that your values, motivations, and path of self-discovery are likely very similar. I was fortunate to be part of a panel of millennial-aged real estate pros at the Staten Island Board of REALTORS® 2016 Global Real Estate...

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