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Federal budget 2020: Tax cuts and other measures tipped to help housing

Federal budget 2020: Tax cuts and other measures tipped to help housing

Fast-tracked tax cuts for 11 million Australians, wage subsidies for young workers and business incentives underpin a big-spending federal budget aimed at creating jobs to drive Australia out of the coronavirus recession. Key property takeaways…

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Real-Estate Tips for Assisting Millennials Buying Their First Homes

Real-Estate Tips for Assisting Millennials Buying Their First Homes

Right now may seem to be one of the worst possible times for millennials to invest in their first-ever homes. And yet, the real estate market is booming for millennials. According to Realtor.com’s 2020 Housing Market Predictions, millennials will comprise the…

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America’s Next Housing Crisis: How The Pandemic Is Pushing Renters To The Brink

America’s Next Housing Crisis: How The Pandemic Is Pushing Renters To The Brink

For millions of America’s renting families, threats to housing security are a persistent fact of life, even at the best of times for the broader economy. A significant unplanned expense or a temporary interruption to…

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Mortgage Interest Rates Start To See Increases

Mortgage Interest Rates Start To See Increases

The story of the month was last week when mortgage interest rates dipped below 3% for the first time on record—a threshold many in the industry doubted would ever happen. The trend has reversed its course—slightly—in the…

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Mortgage Rates Have Reached Historic Lows. Learn How to Invest in Real Estate Now.

Mortgage Rates Have Reached Historic Lows. Learn How to Invest in Real Estate Now.

Mortgage rates in the U.S. continue to sink to historic lows yet home buying is still slow. People who once overleveraged their property assets by trying to build Airbnb empires were greatly hurt by the coronavirus pandemic and Americans…

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Real Estate Trails Behind Stocks As Americans’ Favorite Way To Invest

Real Estate Trails Behind Stocks As Americans’ Favorite Way To Invest

In the age of a coronvirus pandemic, it might be tempting to hide your money under a mattress and accept uncertainty about the economy, employment and finances. But, as it turns out, investing in real…

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Mortgage Demand Sees 19% Gain As Interest Rates Stay At Record Lows

Mortgage Demand Sees 19% Gain As Interest Rates Stay At Record Lows

Usually this is the time of year when we start to see homebuying slow down for the peak summer months, but not this year. Not even close. This past week the applications for purchasing a…

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Proptech Helping Manage Packed, Pandemic-Era Multifamily Properties

Proptech Helping Manage Packed, Pandemic-Era Multifamily Properties

For generations in American big cities, folks lived a lot of their typical workday out of the home. Average days might find an office worker logging eight hours at work, maybe 90 minutes in commute…

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Council Post: Opportunity Zone Investments By Family Offices Will Increase In 2021

Council Post: Opportunity Zone Investments By Family Offices Will Increase In 2021

I hear from many people who are wondering what family offices are doing in response to the Covid-19 crisis when it comes to real estate investing. After speaking with many family offices that I know,…

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With Coronavirus On The Rise Again, Is The Housing Market Weakening?

With Coronavirus On The Rise Again, Is The Housing Market Weakening?

The recent rise of coronavirus cases may stifle the so-far brisk recovery of the housing market with the first signs of a downward shift already emerging, according to residential real estate valuation company HouseCanary. “This…

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