United States real estate market update

Home sales have been fluctuating but remain above recent lows, due to a combination of job gains, limited inventory, and fluctuating mortgage rates. Understanding these trends can help agents, individuals and policymakers make informed decisions to create a more equitable, accessible, and sustainable housing market. Let’s look at some key trends expected to shape the US housing market for the remainder of 2023 and provide some insights into the current state of the market. 

  • Jun 23, 2023 4:40:17 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

How to win an exclusive mandate

As a real estate agent, winning an exclusive mandate can be the key to your success in this highly competitive industry. It's a chance to work exclusively with a client and earn a commission on the sale of their property. However, standing out in a crowded market can be challenging. That's why we're here to provide you with valuable tips on how to win that coveted mandate.  

  • May 15, 2023 3:27:42 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

How to turn a renter into a buyer

Turning renters into home buyers can be a valuable source of business for real estate agents. In this article, we will explore the potential of this group for real estate agents and discuss strategies for you to convertrenters into buyers.  

  • Apr 21, 2023 3:30:23 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

The growing importance of green real estate for homebuyers

As sustainability becomes an increasingly important issue around the world, the real estate market is no exception. More homebuyers are prioritizing eco-friendly homes and sustainable building practices when looking for their next property. In response to this demand, the green real estate market has been growing rapidly in recent years.

  • Mar 15, 2023 2:55:51 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

New! Performance tab for agents

We are happy to announce another new feature on your Properstar agent dashboard!  The new Performance tab allows you to closely monitor the performance of your listings. Access, review, connect & more by accessing your personalized Properstar dashboard, where we give you the tools to succeed in today’s real estate market.

  • Feb 22, 2023 3:41:21 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

What home buyers expect from their real estate agent

Real estate buyer confidence and expectations have dropped to a low level, which reflects the widespread industry concerns for the real estate market this year. Many economies had started to recover from the pandemic, but they have now been disrupted by the ramifications of the conflict in Ukraine; like social impact, inflationand the dreary outlookfor purchasing homes.In this article, we consider how agentscan still connect with buyers amid these concerns.

  • Feb 15, 2023 11:15:00 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

Why hiring a real estate agent is the best way to sell your home

Some home-owners believe that selling their home by themselves will save them money, but here are some important things to know about ‘For-Sale-By-Owner' (FSBO) and why hiring a professional real estate agent is well worth the price of commission. 

  • Sep 13, 2022 7:30:11 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

How to improve your Properstar agent page to stand out

Someone once said: “You never get a second chance to make a first impression”. Well, the truth is that the first impression of a buyer is what really counts when he sees your listings on ProperstarActually, you have only a few seconds tconvince the customer that you’re the best agent and that he should work with you. 

  • Sep 12, 2022 1:47:00 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Here’s what buyers and agents expect in real estate in 2022

Is the seller’s market changing?  Are agents keeping pace with the industry?  Let's look at what both agents and buyers are saying about the international real estate market, its trends, and the buying process for the remainder of 2022.

  • Jul 19, 2022 7:24:02 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

Why invest more in marketing during times of crisis?

The conflict in Ukraine has caused real estate markets across the globe to endure rising mortgage rates, increased inflation, high housing prices, low inventory and stock market volatility; creating both fear of economic turmoil but, also creating an impetus for buyers to find opportunities sooner rather than later. Read more about why you should invest MORE in marketing during times of crisis.  

  • Apr 21, 2022 7:11:36 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

How to succeed in a seller's market

If you have been watching real estate market lately, you will have noticed that, on an international scale, we are experiencing a strong seller’s market. Sellers need agents now more than ever! Let’s look at what your clients can expect and how you can help them if they are entering this hot seller’s market. 

  • Mar 22, 2022 6:29:36 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

Marketing yourself as an international real estate agent

In this article, we discuss how to promote yourself as an international real estate agent. We provide some strategies, examples and observations that have helped our agents and clients in the global real estate market. 

  • Feb 28, 2022 5:32:40 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

Real Estate Buyer Trends in Switzerland, 2021

The effects of the pandemic have radically changed consumer behaviors and buying|selling trends in real estate markets. In this article, we highlight leads activity for property in Switzerland in 2021, presenting the latest trends in property searches based on our Leads database, results from Properstar survey questionnaires and validation by cross-referencing trusted sources.  

  • Jan 31, 2022 3:43:32 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Properstar report: international buyer trends, USA 2022

The effects of recent global economic, political and climactic events have caused significant changes to consumer buying & selling trends in real estate. This report provides a summary of 2022 leads activity in the United States based on information from our Lead Source data, results from Properstar’s agent survey findings and validation by cross-referencing trusted sources. 

  • Jan 23, 2022 11:00:00 AM |
  • Shanna Mawer

6 reasons why your house is not selling

Placing a property for sale on the market requires a large investment of time and dedication. However, if your client hasn’t received any interest after 30 days of having listed a property for sale, it is time to review your strategy. 

  • Dec 23, 2021 9:40:15 AM |
  • Teresa Martins

What agents are saying about Properstar

This article shares the results we received from a recent agents survey about the Properstar agent dashboard and our new features and services.

  • Dec 15, 2021 6:54:18 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

Your new Properstar dashboard

Your dashboard is getting a new look under the Properstar brand! Don't worry, this change will not affect our customers. ListGlobally SA remains and continues to offer the same quality products, but the Properstar branding now replaces ListGlobally in your customer area.

  • Nov 25, 2021 10:40:57 AM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Transferable listing promotions

As a Global Agent with Properstar, we are now offering you a feature that maximizes your listing promotions. We are pleased to tell you more about another exciting feature; the use of transferable listing promotions.

  • Nov 23, 2021 6:58:00 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Media Kit: the ListGlobally offer

 

ListGlobally allows you to publish your listings on the world's largest network of property portals.

  • Oct 11, 2021 5:58:00 PM |
  • ListGlobally Marketing

Luxury homes on Properstar portals

  • Sep 23, 2021 9:13:49 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

5 Ways Properstar helps you sell more properties

Properstar is a selling tool. We are a differentiator, and we offer the opportunity for you to be at the forefront of real estate.

  • Sep 22, 2021 12:44:00 AM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Luxury buyers Report in the U.S.

July 2021 This six-month review will look at the Properstar luxury leads activity for international property from January to June 2021 in major markets, to give us some insight into the resiliency of the international real estate market and how its recovery and future activity may look. 

  • Aug 5, 2021 7:08:00 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

New feature: Marketing resources to help you succeed

Your brand new Properstar marketing kit is personalized with your photo and logo.

Properstar has just launched a new tool, the Marketing Kit is available through the Resources tab in your Properstar dashboard. Our goal with the new Marketing Kit is to help you win more listings and make more sales by providing you with a tool that helps you better explain your global marketing strategy to your clients.

  • Jul 6, 2021 6:04:00 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Foreign buyer survey results

Learn how foreign buyers search for international real estate.

The habits and preferences of foreign real estate home-buyers are of interest to our Global Agents, so in July, we surveyed over 700 buyers who used Properstar portals to find out more. In this article, we will look at the buyer cycle for global real estate, from its origin to what really matters in online property searches.

  • Jul 1, 2021 5:50:00 PM |
  • Shanna Mawer

New ListGlobally leading and luxury portals

ListGlobally continues to curate the best selection of portals for its luxury clients. As the network continues to evolve and progress, we are excited to share some of our latest updates with you as some portals are new or have replaced others.

  • Jun 22, 2021 6:09:00 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Properstar feature announcement – Drawing on Maps

We’re happy to announce a new search feature available on Properstar. Now people searching for a property can select their desired area, whether they’re looking for a home with a mountain view or next to the train station. The Drawing on maps feature provides an opportunity to focus on a search and enhance the experience and results.

  • Jun 15, 2021 5:58:00 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Quality real estate photos - a picture is worth a thousand words

It can be a challenge to gain a landlord's confidence to trust you with the quick sale of their property.

  • Jun 1, 2021 6:45:00 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing

Luxury listings booming on Properstar portals

Luxury real estate activity flourishes.

With the pandemic, the sale of luxury properties has been rising all around the world. In this difficult period, investors and affluent buyers have been focusing on bricks and mortar, asset-based investments, like real estate.

  • May 18, 2021 6:15:00 PM |
  • Properstar Marketing
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  • Shanna Mawer

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