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The first 10-10-10 Algarve Residential Tourism Survey was completed in mid February 2013, researching market confidence, performance and trends in the market using a detailed research questionnaire. Data was gathered from leading real estate agents across the Algarve. The report found that 70% [ read more… ]

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The latest in a series of articles by David DisickOf all the numerous ways to market and sell fractional property, developers pretty much agree that one program consistently outperforms all the rest. It is, of course, the owner referral program:  Satisfied owners recommend the property to [ read more… ]

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The latest in a series of articles from David Disick If you wanted to hire a top-producing fractional salesperson, which one of the following qualities would you judge to be most important?  • Product knowledge• Communication skills• Enthusiasm for fractional real estate• [ read more… ]

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The latest in a series of articles by David Disick. “East is East, and West is West, and never the twain shall meet.”The Ballad of East and West, Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) In vacation home real estate markets, even though whole ownership and fractional agents hold the same basic [ read more… ]

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David Disick of The Fractional Consultant ponders what the year ahead will hold for fractional ownership. As we embark on a new year, it is a good moment to reflect on what trends in fractional ownership of vacation homes we may anticipate in 2012—and how we may profit from them.1. [ read more… ]

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David Disick looks at the relative merits of shared ownership real estate funds and fractional property ownership “Build a better mousetrap, and the world will beat a path to your door.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Even as fractional vacation home ownership continues growing world-wide, [ read more… ]

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David Disick's third and final look at securing fractional finance. So far, your financing discussions have been proceeding well, and one or more bankers is showing interest in your business plan.  You feel ready to plant your shovel in the ground.  But the banker’s vault is not [ read more… ]

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The second in David Disick's three-part look at securing fractional financing.By now, you have succeeded in attracting the interest of some bankers by pointing out the profit potential in the fractional vacation home ownership industry and in your proposed development.  Good job!  Now, [ read more… ]

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David Disick takes the first of a three-part look at sourcing fractional finacing. Let’s say you’re a fractional real estate developer.  You have investors supplying seed capital.  You’ve tied up the property you want to develop.  You have your permits and [ read more… ]

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David Disick explains the basics of presenting your fractional development project to potential sources of funding.1.    Remember that your banker is a salesman and needs to sell his/her product (i.e., money) in order to generate income.  It's not a question of your "finding" [ read more… ]

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