- THE TRUMP EFFECT
- PRIVATE REITS – GOOD OR BAD??
- IS ANOTHER REAL ESTATE RECESSION COMING?
- MUSINGS ON THE MARKET
- ARE RISING INTEREST RATES THE ONLY REIT PROBLEM?
- A MARKET UPDATE
- REAL ESTATE APPRAISERS GET BLAMED
- SALES COMPARISON APPROACH IN REAL ESTATE VALUATION
- Condominium Irrationality
- EQUITY RESIDENTIAL TAKES UNNECESSARY HEAT
Category Archives: Property Developemnt
In recent weeks there have been several unrelated news articles that, taken in the aggregate, paint a picture of what might be expected in the future. These stories are discussed below and are not in any order of reporting date … Continue reading
The letter below from Howard Schultz appeared in many newspapers and while it has little to do with real estate it has a lot to do with the health of this country and is most appropriate for a 4th of … Continue reading
A recent Wall Street Journal article described the migration of major U. S. retailers to Hong Kong as one of the worlds â€œtop luxury shopping citiesâ€ and the fact that this surge is driving up rents for retail space. Hong … Continue reading
A recent newspaper article described the high apartment rental costs faced by tenants in many American cities, sometimes reaching 50% of their income. There is little doubt that high rental costs cause people to forego other necessary spending on items … Continue reading
A few days ago, while eating lunch, I caught an â€œinfomercialâ€ on television sponsored by Armando Montelongo of â€œFlip This Houseâ€ fame. Armando was promoting his course that is described as teaching how to make millions in the residential foreclosure … Continue reading
The following article appeared in the news on January 4, 2010. “Property owners at four struggling and bankrupt resorts in Idaho, Montana, Nevada and the Bahamas have filed a $24 billion federal lawsuit against Credit Suisse, saying the bank gave … Continue reading