TWiRP- May 23, 2015

This week in rental property, mortgage rates for 30-year fixed mortgages declined this week in the midst of a climbing trend. article talks why the interest rates are on the rise. Even though the interest rates are pointing upwards, gives a deep analysis on 5 reasons why U.S. real estate market should continue to recover. Next, Research Report announces commercial real estate market in the first quarter has set a new record in deal volume. Lastly, we take a look at some of hot real estate markets around the country.


  • 5 Reasons Why US Real Estate Should Remain Buoyant. Interest Rates may not go up as fast or as high as investors feared. The strong dollar and the still low interest rates in the US allow for foreign currency hedging and interest rate arbitrage for some foreign investors. The US is experiencing a two way demographic shift which is driving up demand for multi-family rentals and boosting city living. A flight of wealth from politically unstable regions to the US is propelling the US real estate market upwards. The global expansion of increasingly sophisticated foreign institutional investors and financials firms further supports to US real estate growth: