3 Big Reasons a Housing Bust Isn't in the Cards

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Feb 13, 2019

When the housing slowdown hit towards the end of the year, many began to worry about the prospect of another housing bust.

With the real estate market going so remarkably well over the past several years, particularly with so many “hot” markets growing in seemingly unstoppable ways, there began to worry that this growth was unsustainable. With a slowdown now in full force, some wondered...is this finally the tipping point?

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Topics: Real Estate Cycles, 2019 real estate market

4 Reasons the Real Estate Market is Looking Up

Posted by Chris Clothier on Fri, Feb 8, 2019

Between domestic and international unrest, economic and governmental angst, real estate is something that seems to get lost in the shuffle. While the rest of the world seems to be in chaos, we can easily lose sight of the world of real estate—or we just assume that it is suffering along with everything else.

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Topics: 2019 real estate market

What Does Inc. Magazine's 'Best Places for Business' Mean for Real Estate Investors?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Jan 23, 2019

When we consider real estate investment, the important factors aren’t always home prices, interest rates, and realty data. While these things can provide insights, we can find a more rounded, telling picture when we look at the overall condition of a market. When we do a deep analysis of a market to determine whether or not it is worth bringing turnkey investment opportunities to our investors, for example, we look at a great many economic factors in our prospective markets.

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Topics: Top U.S. Job Markets, 2019 real estate market

What the Build-to-Rent Model Says About Investing in Real Estate

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Jan 16, 2019

The U.S. housing market is in a slump. 2019 is bringing with it a flurry of predictions and speculations, many of which have to do with the shifting environment. Are we due for a bubble burst? Unlikely. The conditions in which the housing market crashed in 2009 are wildly different than the conditions we're currently experiencing.

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Topics: success in real estate investment, 2019 real estate market

What’s in Store for the U.S. Real Estate Market in 2019?

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 19, 2018

Looking back at 2018, we experienced a year of high expectations that largely did not disappoint. Markets continued to stabilize, economic promise grew along with property values, and the revitalization of cities nationwide provided opportunities and population growth.

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Topics: real estate market, 2019 real estate market

4 Things Investors Need to Understand About the Real Estate Slowdown

Posted by Chris Clothier on Wed, Dec 5, 2018

There’s been considerable buzz lately in the real estate world about a nationwide housing slowdown. When we see words like this, people no doubt tend to get nervous. But is there anything, really, to worry about for real estate investors? What’s behind the slowdown, and who will really be affected by it all?

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Topics: real estate market, 2019 real estate market