Ray  Tran

Ray Tran

Real Estate Consultant

The Philly Homes

Mobile:
(215) 948-2810
Office:
215-520-2838
Email Me
Ray  Tran

Ray Tran

Real Estate Consultant

The Philly Homes

Mobile:
(215) 948-2810
Office:
215-520-2838
Email Me

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Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There? - New York Times

Europe Real Estate News - Wed, 2018-05-23 22:45

New York Times

Lisbon Is Thriving. But at What Price for Those Who Live There?
New York Times
LISBON — Not long ago, Portugal's capital, Lisbon, was a backwater of Europe. Its historical center was dotted with decrepit and semi-abandoned buildings. Some downtown squares were the domain of prostitutes and drug dealers. The city served as a ...

Facebook Marketplace now lets you book home services like cleaning, repair and more

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2018-05-23 19:11
Facebook Marketplace will let you book home services through the Facebook app through partnerships with home services startups HomeAdvisor, Handy and Porch.

Propmodo to Co-Organize Keynotes at First Ever MIPIM PropTech Europe - Propmodo

Europe Real Estate News - Wed, 2018-05-23 18:53

Propmodo

Propmodo to Co-Organize Keynotes at First Ever MIPIM PropTech Europe
Propmodo
Leading built environment technology platform Propmodo is co-organizing two important keynote sessions at the first ever MIPIM PropTech Europe. The event, to be held in Paris June 20-21, will bring together over 1,500 of the commercial real estate ...

Propmodo to Co-organize Keynote Sessions at First Ever MIPIM PropTech Europe - Propmodo

Europe Real Estate News - Wed, 2018-05-23 18:53

Propmodo

Propmodo to Co-organize Keynote Sessions at First Ever MIPIM PropTech Europe
Propmodo
Leading built environment technology platform Propmodo is co-organizing two important keynote sessions at the first ever MIPIM PropTech Europe. The event, to be held in Paris June 20-21, will bring together over 1,500 of the commercial real estate ...

Realogy is the only residential real estate brokerage on the 2018 Fortune 500 list

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2018-05-23 18:21
Realogy Holdings Corporation, the home of NRT, Coldwell Banker, Century 21, ERA, Sotheby’s International and Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate, today announced that its the only residential real estate franchisor or brokerage on the 2018 Fortune 500 list. 

Miss Texas Logan Lester named Top 15 at Miss USA 2018 competition - Fort Bend Herald

USA Real Estate News - Wed, 2018-05-23 17:29

Fort Bend Herald

Miss Texas Logan Lester named Top 15 at Miss USA 2018 competition
Fort Bend Herald
In a prior interview with The Herald, Lester said no matter the results of the Miss USA competition, she has plans for her future, including progressing her career in the real estate business in which she recently won a Houston Association of Realtor's ...

Everything you need to know from NAR’s Midyear 2018

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2018-05-23 17:03
Last week, thousands of Realtors trekked to the nation’s capital to lobby Congress and make internal budget and policy decisions at the Realtors Legislative Meetings and Trade Expo in Washington, D.C.

How tech is changing the real estate game - TNW

USA Real Estate News - Wed, 2018-05-23 16:52

TNW

How tech is changing the real estate game
TNW
... concepts appeared three times in the results of a survey performed by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) and the Urban Land Institute (ULL). These data were published in a 2018 analytical report entitled “Emerging Trends in Real Estate: USA and Canada.” ...

What the Dodd-Frank rollback means for real estate

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2018-05-23 16:05
Congress passed reforms to Obama-era Dodd-Frank banking regulations Tuesday, a move that could have a serious impact on the real estate industry.

Fed gives stocks a boost; technology and retailers rally - seattlepi.com

Europe Real Estate News - Wed, 2018-05-23 15:43

seattlepi.com

Fed gives stocks a boost; technology and retailers rally
seattlepi.com
The IHS Market purchasing managers' index, a broad gauge of business activity in Europe, fell to its lowest level in 18 months in May. While the ... Real estate investment trusts, utilities, and other stocks that pay large dividends rose. Those stocks ...

The ‘Big Bang Theory’ of real estate

USA Real Estate News-Inman - Wed, 2018-05-23 14:47
EXp Realty's founder Glenn Sanford, an unabashed nerd, has quickly turned his cloud-based brokerage into a $1 billion-dollar company by aggressively wielding its competitive edges.

Experts Are Eyeing a Recession in 2020—but It’s Not Why You Think

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2018-05-23 14:43

The economy is on a roaring run. Is a downturn imminent?

Experts in housing are predicting a recession starting in 2020, according to Zillow’s 2018 Q2 Home Price Expectations Survey; however, they anticipate monetary policy—not the housing market—as primarily responsible for the swing.

Regulatory Relief Bill Passes Congress – Is Mortgage Lending Freedom Ahead?

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2018-05-23 14:32

Change is coming to the mortgage industry in the form of lessened restrictions for many community banks, along with greater consumer protections. The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief and Consumer Protection Act—a bill that looks to roll back many Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act regulations imposed in 2008 following the financial crisis—is currently on its way to President Donald Trump’s desk to be signed into law; White House officials say Trump is aiming to host a signing ceremony before Memorial Day.

New-Home Sales Slightly Slip

USA Real Estate News-RISMedia - Wed, 2018-05-23 14:28

April new-home sales slightly slipped, down 1.5 percent to 662,000, according to the Commerce Department. The average new-home sales price was $407,300, while the median was $312,400. New-home listing inventory was 300,000, representing 5.4-months supply.

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Ray is a Philly native with over 8 years of experience in the real estate industry. He specializes in helping first time homebuyers, sellers and investors get what they want. With a passion for the growing city, Ray possesses an in-depth knowledge of the market and community, along with a high caliber professional network for everything ranging from lending needs to contractors.  Whether you are moving into the city for the first time, looking to relocate, or seeking some passive cash flow investments, Ray is ready to help you achieve your real estate needs! 
 


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Education: University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School

Area Covered: Philadelphia and surrounding counties South Jersey and surrounding counties

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