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…
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Savvy real estate investors throughout Boca Raton and Delray Beach are already taking advantage of the savings that a little-known change to the tax code has provided. Dubbed “Opportunity Zones,” these designated sections encourage new development and investments in distressed areas by way of preferential tax treatment.
The best part? Local examples of Opportunity Zones in Delray Beach are currently available for development.
Defining an Opportunity Zone
Opportunity Zones came about as a result of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The “Investing in Opportunity Act” contained in this legislation allows State and local governments to work together to identify economically-distressed areas ripe for reinvigoration via private capital.…
Top Predictions for the Real Estate Market in 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.