• Fannie Mae Research on Millennial Homeownership Rates

    by  • August 11, 2016

    Fannie Mae just released an interesting bit of research regarding millennials and homeownership. While it’s notable that the homeownership rate in the US has been declining since the peak in 2006 and 2007, Fannie Mae breaks that data out into cohorts and looks at the future demand for residential real estate. The good news is […]

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    5 Go-To Prospecting Tactics for Real Estate Agents

    by  • July 11, 2016

    Back in February I was asked to comment on keys for real estate agents to be successful at business development. Unfortunately, I lost track of time and never saw that the article was published. The tips are solid – although I am obviously biased – but I think $75 million in revenue on my own […]

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    Rent Growth

    by  • October 20, 2015

    Robert McGarvey has an article out in TheStreet.com (“Priced Out of Dallas — And Other Real Estate Embarrassments”) about how rental growth has spread from the traditional high-rent markets of New York or San Francisco to the traditionally lower cost-of-living cities like Dallas and Atlanta. While it is not a deep dive into the economics […]

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    Following on the Wall Street Journal – ConstructionDive and NAR

    by  • October 7, 2015

    ConstructionDive follows up on the Wall Street Journal article featuring my take and regarding the peak of the multifamily investment market and discusses the key takeaways from my small portion in the WSJ article. It is yet more coverage moving the conversation away from the irrational exuberance and cheer-leading and moving back toward fundamentals. Worth […]

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    Multifamily CRE Has Peaked

    by  • October 5, 2015

    The multifamily commercial real estate market is coming to the end of a very strong cycle. Each year that ticks by gets closer to a peak in the prime rental cohort (20-29 year olds), and with strong rent growth, a new supply deliveries and pipelines unlike anything seen in the last 30 years, and stagnate […]

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