Category: Real Estate Trends

  • The Housing Crunch: How the Demand-Supply Gap Could Impact the Real Estate Market in 2024

    According to industry expert Jay McCanless from Wedbush, there are concerns that the housing supply may struggle to meet the growing demand in the upcoming year. McCanless emphasizes that this is a significant issue that needs attention. McCanless suggests that the potential inability to keep pace with the increasing demand for housing could present challenges […]

  • Case Shiller, FHFA Report Uptick In Home Price Growth In September

    Case-Shiller’s National Home Price Index showed 3.20 percent national home price growth in September, which was 0.10 percent higher than August’s reading of 3.10 percent. The 20-City Home Price Index showed the continued impact of exorbitant home prices on both coasts as home price growth slowed in high-cost areas and smaller markets experienced upward pressure on home prices as home buyers were seeking affordable homes.

  • 5 Ways To Find Properties For Sale That Are Not Listed Yet

    Real estate agents, who are successful, know that getting listings is the life energy of their business. It is boring to sit around waiting for a new client to call. It is expensive to spend extraordinary amounts of money on general advertising to get listings. Clever real estate people learn how to find properties for sale before they are listed.

  • NAHB: May Home Builder Confidence Hits Highest Level in 7 Months

    The National Association of Home Builders reported the highest builder confidence reading in seven months for May. May’s reading exceeded expectations for an index reading of 64 and rose three points to 67.

  • The Benefits Of Developing A Multi-Use Property

    Renovations that create a multi-use property or the development of a new multi-use project can be a very attractive investment especially in urban areas that are undergoing redevelopment. The concept of multi-use is to make the most of the site that is revitalized or developed.

  • Case-Shiller: February Home Price Growth Rate Slowest in 6.50 Years

    Home price growth slowed in February according to the Case-Shiller 20-City Home Price Index. Home price growth hit its lowest rate in more than six years; this indicates that the roaring growth of home prices is settling and could provide opportunities for more would-be buyers to enter the housing market.

  • How to Become A Billionaire Land Trader

    Trading land like a billionaire relies on three simple premises. The first one is to acquire the land for cheap. The second one is to never intend to sell it. The third one is, if you trade it, trade up.

  • States With The Best Opportunities To Acquire Investment Property

    Real estate investors sometimes get stuck in a rut. They repeat the same type of investment that they did before. This is not necessarily a bad thing because a successful experience is worth repeating. However, it is also a good idea to occasionally take a look at the big picture as well, to see what else is out there for investment consideration.

  • FOMC Statement: No Changes to Key Fed Rate

    The meeting of the Federal Reserve’s Federal Open Market Committee ended Wednesday with the Committee’s customary post-meeting statement recapping monetary policy matters considered by the Committee. Members voted not to change the current target rate range of the federal funds rate. The current rate range of 2.25 percent to 2.50 percent.

  • What To Look For In A Real Estate Agent

    You have lots of choices when it comes to choosing a real estate agent. Aside from deciding if you’d prefer to work with a man or woman, and what age range you’d like them to be, here are some tips to help ensure that you pick one that is best suited for your needs.