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Isn't it time residential agents fought back?

According to Savills, 2016 and the World Bank, the global real estate market is worth $217tr, 75% of which is residential property. Annual real estate trading has averaged $683bn annually since 2007 and reached $900bn in 2015. This represents turnover of around 0.3-4% of the capital stock. Inventory turnover in the S&P 500 company averages around 15 times, a multiple compared to global real estate of approaching 5,000. The global real estate market is huge – making up more than half the value of all... Read More >

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