Winter 2018: Target Your Success: Dive Into 2018

Consumer spending impact on retail, changes to lending and tax reform, how to assemble great teams, and new NAR resources for members.

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The economy continued to grow at a solid annual rate of 3.0 percent in the third quarter of 2017, sustaining the growth pace from the second quarter (3.1 percent). Private consumption and investment spending continued to be the engines of growth, as the employment landscape remained bright.
Based on a study of various markets and commercial practitioner workflows, we discovered commercial practitioners spend anywhere from $2,000 to $20,000 annually on data to support business intelligence. Commercial practitioners in search of smarter, more dollar wise ways of conducting business turn to Realtors Property Resource® (RPR®).
Too many of the nation’s malls have been flailing for years, but there now appears to be consensus in the development sphere that the best way forward is to transform many of them into major mixed-use and walkable communities that will serve as a base camp for residents, businesses, and visitors.
What does the commercial real estate professional really need to know about cryptocurrency? Are there relationships between, on the one hand, 2017’s mania of speculators lining up to trade billions of dollars for Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies, and on the other hand, the existing commercial real estate market ecosystem?


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