The discovery of a new strain of Covid-19 in southern Africa has sent markets into a tail spin. The new Omicron variant was quickly declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as a “variant of concern”, given a high number of mutations that suggest it could be both more transmissible and more harmful than previous variants, while also potentially rendering existing vaccines less effective.Continue reading “How could the Omicron variant affect real estate investment?”
Month: December 2021
Tech Gift Ideas for the Festive Season
We wear it. Live with it. And work with it. So why not gift it as well?”
This silly season, we’ve got a seriously hot list of tech gift ideas that even the most hardened techies will adore.Continue reading “Tech Gift Ideas for the Festive Season”
Selling Sunset: Secrets to a Luxury Listing
At long last, Selling Sunset has returned in all its gorgeous glory to Netflix—and the drama and luxurious Los Angeles homes in Season 4 are a sight to behold.
This season features new cast members along with old favourites at the Oppenheim Group, including Heather Rae Young, Chrishell Stause, Christine Quinn and Mary Fitzgerald as they struggle to make a killing in LA’s real estate market.Continue reading “Selling Sunset: Secrets to a Luxury Listing”
Family Offices take to direct Start-up investing, bypassing VC funds
Investors that may have previously confined themselves to public markets are now clomping all over the venture capital landscape.
“The creative spirits. The underdogs. The resolute.” This ethos describes precisely the people who read this column, I have no doubt, putting us in alignment with Sequoia, the US venture capital firm that began a much talked-about blog post recently by addressing just such groups. Also “the independent thinkers”, “the fighters” and the “true believers”. Sequoia has a relentless drive to help them succeed, too, and naturally so does this column.Continue reading “Family Offices take to direct Start-up investing, bypassing VC funds”
10 Real Estate Movies Every Agent Must Watch
“A-B-C…Always be closing”
Can you guess which all time great film featured that immortal quote?
This week, we’ve put together our list of the 10 real estate movies that every property agent must watch. Starting with the ultimate classic…Continue reading “10 Real Estate Movies Every Agent Must Watch”