Housing Industry News By Lloyd Segal, President of The Los Angeles County Real Estate Investors Association

Desperate times call for desperate measures, and times are, arguably, increasingly desperate. The persistence of high inflation might force the Federal Reserve to resort to the biggest increase in a key U.S. interest rate in more than 40 years. After another dismal inflation report (see below), economists predict a full-percentage-point increase in the Fed’s benchmark…

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Rental Market

White Hot Rental Market By Mercedes Shaffer

While the housing market has been cooling off mostly due to higher interest rates, the rental market is white hot! Bidding wars on rentals are driving up the market for newly listed properties. When the pandemic hit, we had historically low inventory throughout California, historically low interest rates and huge buyer demand.  This resulted in…

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More apartments

U.S. Needs 4.3M More Apartments by 2035 to Address Demand, Deficit and Affordability

Washington, D.C. – Amidst demographic shifts and lingering pandemic impacts on the population and broader economy, the U.S. faces a pressing need to build 4.3 million new apartments by 2035, according to a new study commissioned by the National Multifamily Housing Council (NMHC) and the National Apartment Association (NAA). Based on research conducted by Hoyt Advisory…

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What Are the 3 Most Important Things to Tenants Post-Pandemic? By Justin Becker

Tenants are thinking a little differently now post-pandemic, so what are the 3 most important things to tenants and what things in rentals are they are looking for these days? There is no argument that the best tenants are the ones who pay rent on time, have long-term leases, and respect the properties they occupy. As…

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Booming Housing Market

Houston’s Booming Housing Market is Economics 101 By Timothy Snowball, Attorney

Houston, Texas is one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the entire United States.  With its continually developing industrial bases in energy, manufacturing, aeronautics, and transportation, including being home to the headquarters of more than 25 Fortune 500 companies, the city attracts more than 100,000 new residents annually. What Makes Houston Different? What makes…

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