THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE TODAY
INTEREST RATES DROP, AND SO DO HOME SALESPosted on 2019-02-14
Financial markets and real estate are joined at the hip: When one sneezes, the other catches a cold. So it is with great perplexity that we note a rare conflict of commonly accepted real estate principles as the declining cost of a 30-year fixed rate mortgage fails to produce the usual boost in home sales.
CHINESE REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS DECLINEPosted on 2019-02-05
Until last year, no one bought more U.S. real estate than the Chinese. And that was true for the years 2016 and 2015, too. We loved them for it, too: They often paid more than the asking price and over two-thirds paid in cash. That was then, this is now: Chinese real estate investment in the U.S. has...
DISPELLING AUCTION MYTHSPosted on 2019-01-24
Let’s just get this one out of the way first… I know you what you’re thinking, “Auctions are only for distressed properties.” To be honest, that couldn’t be further from the truth. Auctions are most often times the preferred sale method for the world’s most unique, iconic, and valuable treasures. Can you think of a better way to drive the price up, than to have bidders from all over the world compete for the sale?