Category Archives: MultiFamily Real Estate

Trump Victory Could Prompt Fed to Raise Rates More Quickly

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve remains on course to raise its benchmark interest rate in December as investors generally reacted with equanimity to the election of Donald J. Trump as the next president of the United States.

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Real Estate in the Era of a Property-Owning President: Gadfly

(Bloomberg Gadfly)—Electing a real estate mogul as president is great news for U.S. real estate, right?

Maybe yes. Maybe no.

Donald Trump has said he would increase the

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Five Ways to Protect Your Investment and Survive Multiple Economic Cycles

There are too many painful stories about individual and corporate retirement funds facing severe funding deficits due to historically low interest rates on bonds. As a consequence, many fund managers have turned to commercial real estate investments as one of the few assets classes offering attractive risk-adjusted cash flow returns.

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Price Growth Regains Speed In Q2

ATLANTA—Atlanta is seeing development of warehouses and distribution centers at nearly twice the rate of 12 other primary US inland part markets. That’s according to CBRE Group.

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Homeownership Rate in the U.S. Drops to Lowest Since 1965

The U.S. homeownership rate fell to the lowest in more than 50 years as rising prices put buying out of reach for many renters.

The share of Americans who own their homes was 62.9 percent in the second quarter, the lowest since 1965, according to a Census Bureau report Thursday. It was the second straight quarterly decrease, down from 63.5 percent in the previous three months.

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Fed holds rates steady but notes brighter outlook

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady Wednesday, as expected, but it offered an optimistic outlook on the economy and a diminished risk profile. Improvements in the labor market and the economy likely merit “gradual increases in the federal funds rate,” the Fed said.

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Apartment rent growth matches wage gains in June

Zillow reports that US median apartment rent rose a seasonally adjusted 2.6% in June, year over year. This growth rate, lower than in recent months, matches gains in average hourly wages.

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