THE FUTURE OF REAL ESTATE TODAY
INTEREST RATES DROP, AND SO DO HOME SALESPosted on Feb 13 2019
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 Feb 6 2019
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...
THOUGHT LEADERS THINKING RECESSION IN 2019Posted on Jan 23 2019
It's never hard to find at least a few economic experts who are predicting a downturn even in a robust economy. While some of these pros may be rightfully accused of being provocative, there is no denying that eventually they will be right.