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 DECLINE: TROUBLE IN PARADISE?Posted 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...
THOUGHT LEADERS THINKING RECESSION IN 2019Posted on 2019-01-17
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.