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Examining the home price boom and its effect on owners, lenders, regulators, real estate agents and the economy as a whole.

Published: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:26:52 +0000


The Time To Dream About Better Prices Has Passed

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 01:16:08 +0000

A report from Nebraska TV. “After the boom comes the bust. Farm incomes have dropped three straight years following record highs, and that makes for difficult conversations between landlords and farmers who rent. Experts tell farmers the time to dream about better prices has passed. Allan Vyhnalek, an Extension Educator said, ‘2013 was good year [...]

Where Things Start To Wobble And Teeter

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 17:34:31 +0000

A report from the Union Tribune in California. “Towering over a part of San Diego known more for offices than apartments, The Rey is one of downtown’s biggest apartment complexes in years. Coming in at 22 stories with 478 apartments, the development will balloon to more than 900 units if it decides to build [...]

The Correction We Had To Have

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 22:56:28 +0000

A report from The Middle Ground in Singapore. “As of last December, rental yields in Singapore are down 19.9 per cent from their peak in 2016. This is a huge deal, for reasons explained below. As for condomniums, last December was the sixth consecutive month of declining rental yields. It’s not a coincidence that, in [...]

A Five-Year Frenzy May Be Cooling

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 17:09:50 +0000

A report from Bisnow on Washington, DC. “In recent years, DC has experienced an influx of Millennials who have boosted absorption in the rental market, but Delta Associates’ latest multifamily report says that trend is slowly fading. While absorption remains well above the 10-year average, 2016 saw a steady decline that, by Q4, had reached [...]

Flippers Bought Not One, But Two Or Three

Sun, 15 Jan 2017 00:29:52 +0000

A report from CBC News in Canada. “Real estate numbers show hundreds of new condos in Calgary are sitting empty. The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) says about 1,500 newly-built housing units sat vacant across the city last month and more than 800 were apartment-style condos. Calgary hasn’t seen that kind of new-build vacancy [...]

A Good Market Almost Always Benefits Sellers

Sat, 14 Jan 2017 15:11:38 +0000

A report from the Mail Tribune in Oregon. “In many respects, 2016 was just the kind of year Jackson County real estate agents like. During the fourth quarter of 2016, median prices jumped 9.7 percent to $247,375 from $225,440 for the corresponding period in 2015. During the past five years, northwest Medford ($197,500) and west [...]

An Unprecedented Glut

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 13:29:26 +0000

It’s Friday desk clearing time for this blogger. “Douglas Elliman has released its rental report for the final month of 2016, showing that the rental market did not end the year with a bang. December marked a record amount of leases signed with concessions, 26.4 percent. That’s double the amount from the same time last [...]

In The Throes Of A Softening As A Glut Floods The Market

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 18:08:51 +0000

A report from the Dallas Morning News in Texas. “Homebuilders in North Texas and around the country are looking forward to at least a couple more good years for sales and construction. But some tough times could be down the road with a possible recession and another price bubble, a housing industry economist warns. ‘During [...]

Heading Into A Rent-Reducing Glut

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 22:43:03 +0000

A report from Philadelphia Magazine in Pennsylvania. “The real estate sections in local and regional media of late, most definitely including this one, have been awash with stories about new luxury rental developments. Hardly a day passes without an announcement of a new high-end project on the drawing boards or a ribbon-cutting at a newly [...]

Cost-Conscious Buyers Understand There’s A Bit Of A Glut

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 02:33:50 +0000

A report from TV New Zealand. The number of houses sold in Auckland fell 24 per cent to 721 and the median sale price slipped 1.2 per cent to $840,000 in December, Barfoot said. The slowdown came as Barfoot, the city’s biggest estate agency, had 3,270 properties on its books at the end of the [...]

Exorbitant Prices And Ultra-Competitive Market Will Fade Away

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 15:42:57 +0000

A report from the Madison Park Times in Washington. “All real estate is local, goes the saying. Then this last presidential election happens, and that rule goes out the window. However you feel about the election of Donald Trump, it’s immediately affected the Seattle real estate market. Sales fell off, fast. A lot more [...]

Questions About How Long The Current Boom Can Last

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 16:15:57 +0000

A report from National Mortgage News. “Houston’s once-red-hot economy has cooled considerably since the days when oil was selling for more than $100 a barrel and that has forced commercial real estate lender Jody Proler to be far more selective when pursuing new business. ‘Houston was clearly oversupplied in Class A office space. There were [...]