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TWiRP- December 3rd, 2016

Climate Change Could Swamp East Coast Real Estate Rising sea levels are changing the way people think about waterfront real estate. Over the past five years, home sales in flood-prone areas grew about 25 percent. This has made state lawmakers in Massachusetts and New Jersey to begin pushing to impose new rules on real estate agents and others, obligating them to disclose climate-related damage...

TWiRP- November 12, 2016

How a 28-Year-Old Plans to Upend the $81 Trillion Global Real Estate Investment Market In 2014 Ryan Williams founded Cadre now, Williams and friend, alongside a slew of a-list investors who have plowed $68.3 million into Cadre. Today, Cadre is an invitation-only platform that directly connects high-net-worth and institutional investors to commercial and multi-family real estate deals. This idea...

TWiRP – November 5, 2016

How is Innovation and Technology affecting the Real Estate Industry The MIT Real Estate Innovation Lab explores three areas: innovations in building design that lead to new building types; new processes in construction such as 3-D printing and modular construction; and new data technologies with the potential to transform the organization of cities. These kind of advancements have allowed venture...

TWiRP – October 29, 2016

Cannabis starting to affect Real Estate Market The first-ever cannabis REIT filed to go public last week and is in talks to acquire its first property in New York state for $30 million.  As the appetite for cannabis grows, so can the profits for the REIT, which will collect rent as well as benefit from increasing property values. Cannabis has already dramatically boosted the warehouse business in...

TWiRP – December 19, 2015

Most experts agree- the U.S. housing market still has tons of opportunities for home buyers… but those opportunities won’t last forever. Especially with the rate increase announced by the Fed this week, it makes more sense to buy now rather than continue renting and miss out on more growth. TWiRP The Housing Market Hasn’t Peaked Yet Despite what your uncle may have told you, the...

TWiRP – November 14, 2015

This week in rental property, mortgage rates rose up to 3.98 percent in in anticipation of a Federal Reserve rate hike next month. Housing market is recovering but the number of first-time home buyers are at the lowest point in 28 years. HomeUnion announced top 10 investment markets in the U.S. for single-family rentals and Coldwell Banker’s released this year’s annual Home Listing...

TWiRP – September 12, 2015

This week in rental property, average mortgage rates inched up before next week’s Federal Reserve announcement. Wall Street Journal argues that the recovery of housing sector isn’t contributing much to overall US economic growth, while Bloomberg suggests a different point of view. NBC news reports big investors are buying more new homes for rental purposes. Based on Trulia’s...

TWiRP – August 29, 2015

This week in rental property, in a week marked by a stock market turmoil from Asia, average 30-year mortgage rates dropped to 3.84% from 3.93%. We take a close look at the Chinese stock market turmoil with an article from Economist. Consequently, Chinese investors are trying to protect their wealth by diversifying their assets by buying US real estate. Then, listen to domestic fundamentals on why...

TWiRP – August 1, 2015

This week in rental property, mortgage rates fell below 4% after the Federal Reserve signaled to increase interest rates this year. CNBC cited the expected effects of the Fed’s rate hike. Once again, U.S. home rental prices rose in June with the homeownership rate down to the lowest level in 48 years. According to a study, Airbnb is making even harder to find apartments in New York City...

This Week in Rental Property – July 18, 2015

This week in rental property, 30-year fixed mortgage rates rose to 4.09 percent. With home prices rising back to its pre-recession state, limits on jumbo mortgages for single-family residence may be raised for the first time in a decade. Forbes conducted a talk on how the SCOTUS ruling on same-sex marriage will affect the housing market. Though it was released in May, we thought it was worthwhile...

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