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Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Real Estate Company, Fathom Realty, Finds Big Success with New kvCORE Platform From Inside Real Estate

Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Real Estate Company, Fathom Realty, Finds Big Success with New kvCORE Platform From Inside Real Estate

 

DRAPER, UTAH/ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

After experiencing an unprecedented growth of over 213% in the last three years, Fathom Realty knows technology is critical to sustain their momentum and more importantly, for the success of their agents. Fathom’s CEO and Founder, Josh Harley, is continuing to put emphasis on smart growth. “We are adamant about keeping up with technology and providing our agents with only the best,” said Harley.

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RE/MAX Realtor DeLisa Rose Rises to the Top 1% in the Nation

RE/MAX Realtor DeLisa Rose Rises to the Top 1% in the Nation

 

DALLAS/ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

This places Rose in the top 1% of real estate professionals throughout the country. “Awards and recognition don’t mean much to me; however, the platform to bring about social and economic change and to help the masses means the world to me,” said Rose, who received numerous other awards this year including Hall of Fame, RISMedia Newsworthy Realtors, 10 Shades of Success Trailblazer Award, Community Partner of the Year Award and Top 500 in Texas.

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The Country’s Largest Opportunity Zone Expo set to Spur Economic Development

The Country’s Largest Opportunity Zone Expo set to Spur Economic Development

 

IRVINE, CALIF./ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

To meet the growing demand for investment in Opportunity Zones, which offers tax benefits for investments in low-income areas, the country’s largest Opportunity Zone Expo will be held in downtown Los Angeles on Jan. 25, 2019. The event, which will help professionals stay at the forefront of this booming trend and spur housing and commercial development in areas of need, is launched by the California company of Opportunity Zone Expo, the country’s leading education, networking and marketing platform for economic development.

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Engel & Völkers Miami Acquires Select Realty Group

Engel & Völkers Miami Acquires Select Realty Group

 

MIAMI/ DECEMBER 13, 2018 (STL.News)

Engel & Völkers Miami today announced the acquisition of Select Realty Group, an independent boutique brokerage in Miami. Select Realty Group’s Owner and Managing Broker, Magnus Jennemyr will now serve as Managing Director & Private Office Advisor at Engel & Völkers Miami. In addition to serving his clients, Jennemyr will act in an advisory role to License Partner Irving Padron for expansion, among other matters.

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Immigration and the Brexit vote: A look at the data

On June 23, 2016, a majority in the United Kingdom voted to exit (or “Brexit”) the European Union, defying most forecasts. One of the reasons cited for this outcome was concern by British citizens about too much immigration from Central Europe and the Baltics.* Is (or was) this concern valid? Let’s see what FRED has to show us about the patterns of net immigration for the U.K. and for Central Europe and the Baltics.
The graph tracks net migration—total number of immigrants minus total number of emigrants—from the early 1960s to 2017 (the latest available date point). Throughout the late 20th century, net migration for the U.K. was quite low, fluctuating between slightly positive (net immigration) and slightly negative (net emigration).
However, there was a sharp increase in the early 2000s. In 2004, the EU expanded to include several countries from Central Europe, and the U.K. was one of three EU nations

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