National Real Estate Market

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Lang Realty was recently ranked #219 of the top 1,000 national brokerages and #148 in transactions in T3 Sixty’s 2nd Annual Swanepoel Mega 1000, the real estate industry’s definitive ranking of brokerages, franchisors and holding companies. “Our ranking is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team of nearly 400 agents,” said Scott Agran, President of Lang Realty. “We are proud to be a part of this list as one of the few independently owned firms from South Florida to be included.” T3 Sixty, a residential real estate consulting and research firm, uses a large selection of resources including public financial filings, MLS listings and more to estimate and verify the sales volume of the firms it ranks. Lang Realty was established in 1989 and has…
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Opportunity Zones in Real Estate

Are Opportunity Zones the talk of the town in your local Real Estate circles? No?

While it’s no surprise that this part of the tax code is not yet well known, many savvy investors are jumping at the opportunity of the tax savings that it can provide.

What is an Opportunity Zone?

According to the IRS.gov website, “An Opportunity Zone is an economically-distressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment….”

These opportunity zones were designated through coordinated efforts between State and local governments in identifying these economically-distressed areas.

Opportunity zones were added to President Trump’s “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act” in December 2017. Specifically the

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Top 10 Real Estate Market Predictions for 2018

Compass goes public, economy soars, Congress pivots on homeownership tax benefits and more

As we approach the end of yet another year, one of the biggest questions on most everyone's minds, especially those of us in the real estate industry, is "what is going to happen next year?"  Brad Inman of Inman.com recently reviewed his past predictions about the real estate market, some of which came true and some not. Two years ago as we approached the year 2016, Brad Inman predicted that Donald Trump would be elected President of the United States.  That obviously came true.  Last year, Inman predicted that Zillow would expand overseas in 2017 and NAR would choose a woman CEO; didn't happen. 

Inman was accurate about a soaring housing market and

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