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16 Challenges For Real Estate Investors And How To Deal With Them

Real estate can be a fluid industry that adapts and evolves quickly. However, there will always be a handful of problems in such a dynamic sector that investors have to navigate. The challenges that investors face in the real estate market can impact their business significantly.

With uncertainty in other sectors of the economy, dealing with these challenges is at the top of most investors’ list of priorities. What are these impactful hurdles that real estate investors need to jump? Here, 16 members of Forbes Real Estate Council weigh in on the challenges investors typically face and how to deal with them in the coming year.


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For $7.5 Million, A Sun-Soaked Villa Stands Sentry On Mexico’s Pacific Coast

Imagine having a front seat on the sunrise—every day.

Set above the ocean like a sunlit citadel, Sol De Oriente combines privacy and resort living in the Mexican state of Jalisco.

The striking compound, listed at $7.5 million, is located along a protected portion of coast in the Costa Careyes luxury enclave between Puerto Vallarta and Manzanillo.

Near views from the castle-like main house take in the surrounding infinity swimming pool, which creates the impression of a moat...

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A Look At Park-Like Estates For About $15 Million In Los Angeles, France And Vail Valley

When it comes to these homes, it’s all about location, location, location.

From a modern tour de force in Los Angeles to a sprawling villa in southeastern France, there’s no shortage of scenery with these world-class properties. Here’s a closer look at what about $15 million buys in the Bel-Air, Mougins and Vail Valley housing markets.

Avon, Colorado

Located a few miles west of Vail in Avon, the gated community of Mountain Star is a low-density, 1,300-acre enclave of 90 residences. Rolling meadows, sage hills and forested glades create a scenic backdrop for the community...

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The 20 Best Places For Americans To Live In Europe

Even if the fate of Donald Trump isn’t driving your decision, you may be considering a life abroad or dreaming of making a move across the ocean to Europe.

Based on various criteria including the presence of an international school, quality of life, health care system, internet connection, proximity to airports with international flights, cost of living, active expat community and low crime rate, the Best European Destinations (EBD) organization has revealed its rankings for the top European places for American expats to live, invest, retire and create new projects.

The 20 finalists were chosen from a first selection of 120 destinations.

European Best Destinations is part of the European Commission’s EDEN Ne...

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Italian Town Of Sambuca Prepares To Sell More Houses At $2 Auction When New COVID Wave Abates

After the successful first €1 auction, Italian town of Sambuca prepares to sell more beautiful old houses starting at €2 when second COVID wave abates

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15 Steps Landlords Can Take To Build A Great Relationship With Tenants

The relationship between landlord and tenant varies from person to person. In some cases, the relationships may form effortlessly, while in other cases, the two sides just can’t seem to find common ground and eventually have to move on. It takes considerable effort from both parties to create and maintain a good relationship.

For the landlord, especially, there are some things that you can do to help build and maintain a healthy and respectful relationship with your tenant. Below, 15 professionals from Forbes Real Estate Council talk about the steps that landlords can take to forge such relationships, and why those steps are so necessary.

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From Work From Home To Work Near Home: The Beginning Of A New Office Trend

CEO, Americas at The Instant Group overseeing the company’s expansion throughout the Americas.

Months into the pandemic that has forced the ultimate work-from-home experiment, companies including Google, Microsoft, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Amazon and Salesforce, just to name a few, have all reportedly extended their work-from-home options. Salesforce, for example, is allowing employees in all its 160 office locations globally to work remotely for the rest of this year, long after it began reopening offices in phases at the end of May 2020.

Twitter and Facebook have taken a more radical approach and have announced that their employees can work remotely forever. A Twitter representative told TechCrunch, “We were uniquely positioned to respond quickly and allow folks to work from ...

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A New Lifestyle Hotel Just Opened Up In Jersey City

Canopy by Hilton Jersey City Arts District is now accepting reservations

It’s not exactly an ideal time to open a new hotel, however Canopy by Hilton has doubled down this month with the opening of not one but two new hotels, including the Canopy by Hilton Jersey City Arts District today.

The Jersey City hotel marks Canopy’s first outpost in the New York City metro area and was preceded by Canopy by Hilton Philadelphia which opened earlier this week.

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“We look forward to introducing the Canopy by Hilton lifestyle to the Tri-State and immersing locals and guests in the burgeoning neighborhood of the Arts District,” Raviraj Dave, Managing Director and Principal at Three Wall Capital said in a statement...

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A friend called me the other day to ask what I knew about summer rentals in the Hamptons. I started to look online, and then called Judi Desiderio, the CEO and founder of Town & Country, which has eight stores in the Hamptons and on the North Fork of Long Island.

The Hamptons rental season is typically from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day. This time around, however, the pandemic disrupted the calendar when New Yorkers began to evacuate the city in March. The Hamptons were the prime luxury destination...

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This Ranch In Wyoming Comes With Its Own Air Strip And Guest Lodge

A ranch with a private air strip and thousands of acres in Wyoming that is an ideal place to escape and can serve as either a private family compound, a corporate retreat, or a fully functional ranch, is on the market. The ranch can also serve as a revenue-generating opportunity as there is a cattle operation on the premises and fully operational dude ranch business, among many amenities. Called Red Reflet Ranch, it is listed at $19,950,000 with Hall and Hall, a real estate brokerage firm that specializes in rural real estate with 18 regional offices located throughout the United States.

Wyoming Offers Many Advantages

There are many advantages to being a resident of t...

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