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Economy


Inflation is here. What should you do about it?

Inflation is here. What should you do about it?

Inflation is a perennial news item, but it has been an all-but-inescapable element of the news cycle in 2021. Jobs reports describe a job market full of job openings, supply crunches have spread alongside burgeoning demand, and the CPI report shows elevating...
Understanding Cap Rates and Interest Rates

Understanding Cap Rates and Interest Rates

Cap rates and interest rates are critical metrics to follow and understand when investing in commercial and multifamily real estate, and while each of these measurements will have its own impact on the analysis of an investment opportunity, looking at interest rates...
Exploring Eviction Data

Exploring Eviction Data

The data from the Princeton Eviction Lab is both thorough and informative, and it contains some interesting insights about U.S. eviction rates when considered in the appropriate context. The reality is, the states and markets with the highest evictions are not always...
Political Shifts and the Real Estate Market

Political Shifts and the Real Estate Market

The recent elections in Georgia have tipped the balance of power at the federal government in favor of the Democratic Party, who now control both the legislative and executive branches. Frankly, very few individuals thought that the democrats would be able to get both...
Real Estate under a Democratic Government

Real Estate under a Democratic Government

What will happen to the real estate market in a political environment in which the Democratic Party controls Congress and the White House? Watch the video to learn what investors can expect from this political...
Multifamily Real Estate Investing During COVID-19

Multifamily Real Estate Investing During COVID-19

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted economies, upended daily life, strained social and political life, and most significantly, taken a toll on the life and health of millions. It has affected nearly every facet of our lives. Of course it has impacted the world of...
Eviction Moratorium: Good Idea or Horrible Idea?

Eviction Moratorium: Good Idea or Horrible Idea?

A new eviction moratorium was recently announced by President Trump through an executive order through the CDC. We’ll be going over some of the details here, describing what it does and does not do, and highlighting some of the issues that I see and how it really...