Will Marijuana Turn Denver into The Next San Francisco?

No question about it, the Denver housing market is “cooking with gas”. When it comes to housing prices and rental rates Denver is the only inland city that is experiencing the kind of explosion in housing prices usually seen only in popular coastal cities like San Francisco. Traditionally coastal cities such as New York, San […]

Why Housing Needs Higher Interest Rates

1. Help Reign In Rampant Speculation Speculation on the most massive scale in human history is taking place in virtually all of America’s major cities today. Fueled by trillions of dollars at near-zero interest rates, courtesy of the Federal Reserve. Tens of billions of dollars monthly, is being loaned to recently created, (i.e.  no track […]

Rentenna Rates over 15,000 Apartment Buildings in Philadelphia

Rentenna.com is a free rental tool that handily condenses everything a renter could want to know about the rental building into a single score. It now has over 15,000 apartment buildings rated in Philadelphia, and has included several new scores such as school scores and food delivery scores.

The Real Money is in Multifamily Development

The potential for huge profits from turning raw land into a new development is extremely tempting. The fact is that today there is one development opportunity paying big dividends although the overall real estate market remains spotty.

Does Atlanta Have Too Many Foreclosures Being Converted To Rentals?

With big Wall Street funded investment companies snapping up tens of millions of dollars worth of foreclosures in metro Atlanta, you’d think that tenants were fighting “tooth and nail” get into single family rental properties.

Widespread Employment Changes May Result In More Problems For Housing Industry

The impact of widespread reductions in the working hours of employees in a large variety of industries would be highly likely to trigger more delinquencies and foreclosures for housing. In the past week and a half since the presidential election confirmed that the Affordable Care Act would be implemented, I’ve personally heard from local employees […]

Do Rising Interest Rates In Spain Offer Early Preview Of U.S. Future?

When it comes to the housing market, housing prices, and money for real estate, few things can impact U.S. housing like rising interest rates would. In fact, were it not for the already extreme efforts of the Federal Reserve, interest rates for mortgages in the U.S. would probably be above 6% already.

Six Real Estate Megatrends For 2012 And Beyond

Today’s housing market is evolving, and many of the changes we are seeing now are unlikely to go away any time soon. Today, we examine five rising trends that are set to become the new “normal” in the majority of US housing markets in the months and years to come.

Rather Rent Than Buy? Got $100K Per Month?

Lately we’ve seen that renting has been “hot” as the housing market languishes, and more home shoppers are taking more of a “try before you buy” approach to housing. While rental rates are up in many parts of the country, some of them are way up. One case in point is a property in Beverly […]

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