Day: May 16, 2022
Mauricio Umansky and Tyler Whitman are ready to team up on selling some of New York City’s most incredible properties. On May 3, it was announced that Mauricio’s luxury real estate brokerage, The Agency, has acquired Triplemint, where Tyler has led The Whitman Team for several years.
“Under The Agency name, we are combining the power of Triplemint’s proprietary technology with the global reach of The Agency’s luxury brand to power the future of our industry,” read the caption of a post on the Whitman Team’s Instagram account. On his personal Instagram, the Million Dollar Listing New York agent shared a heartfelt response to the big news.
“I met the Triplemint cofounders [David Walker] and [Philip Lang] through mutual friends back in 2010. They told me they were thinking about starting a company and wanted to pick my brain. We hit it off and eventually those conversations led to them
Every second Thursday of May, Keller Williams agents, leaders, and associates come together for a global day of service known as RED Day. Started in 2009 in celebration of KW vice chairman Mo Anderson’s birthday, the tradition is a time to Renew, Energize, and Donate. This year, the Keller Williams community took these pillars to heart, with a variety of projects taking place across the globe.
“We see our culture as the core differentiator to everything we do,” says kwx CEO Carl Liebert. “And, RED Day marks a singular moment each year where we pause and amplify the core beliefs we live out every day through service in our communities.”
Curious to see what everyone has been up to on this wonderful day of service? Here are some snaps from RED Day 2022. Don’t forget to share your own RED Day 2022 project wins in the comments section below.
AirBnB is just as amazing as it is awful.
It’s the source of so many exceptional benefits, and at the same time, the cause of so many problems.
A client of mine who owned (past tense, as he has liquidated almost everything…) upwards of twenty condos was a huge proponent of AirBnB. His returns were through the roof, he said. Imagine a condo that would ordinarily rent for $2,200 per month but for which he would gross upwards of triple the amount by renting nightly on AirBnb?
Of course, this requires a property manager, and not just “a” property manager, but “the” property manager, as in the best property manager that I have ever met in all my years in the business. Before you ask – no, I can’t give out his contact info. Property management companies will routinely take 20% of gross rents and most of them do nothing