In the wake of the 2008 Financial/Housing Crisis, the real estate industry was dealt a series of direct blows (as could be expected), and indirect effects continue to exacerbate the pummeling; at ground zero the dust has not settled, but what can be deciphered is a re-assignment of equity and the subsequent paradigm shift within […]

From the Witt – Last time in Rent History: Part 1 I gave a very generalized history of how the relationship between landowners and renters began and evolved. Hopefully without being too specific or detailed I can add a little perspective on how we got to where we are as a society when it comes to our freedom to rent, and, in a basic sense, where the capital to rent sprang from in the first place. This article also should highlight the ideological perspectives that make renting practicable.

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