Posts filed under “Real Estate”

The Most Expensive Real Estate Markets in the World

San Francisco should be in here, depending upon how its defined: The greater Bay Area is about $1,000 a square foot, but if you take the city proper, its on par with NY/London/Paris.

 

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Source: Jackson Rowe

Category: Digital Media, Real Estate, Valuation

A Closer Look at New Housing

Source: Calculated Risk We interrupt this crash and recovery for a brief word about the economy, in particular residential real estate and new home sales. This is an area of the economy I have been studying and writing aboutfor decades. New home sales were reported earlier this week; they are a component of gross domestic product…Read More

Category: Data Analysis, Economy, Real Estate

Apartment-Led Housing Recovery May Pack Smaller Punch

Friday’s U.S. housing starts data showed new-home construction last month rose to its second-highest level since 2007, with much of that gain being driven by apartment projects. While that’s good news for the growing number of Americans eschewing homeownership, it could also mean the housing market improvement packs a slightly smaller economic punch, according to…Read More

Category: Economy, Real Estate

Existing Home Sales: June 2015

Source: World Property Journal

Category: Markets, Real Estate

When Your City Became Unaffordable

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Real Estate, Wages & Income

‘Wisdom of Crowds’ is Surprisingly Dumb

I had to chuckle when I read the following on Bloomberg yesterday: Paddy Power Plc said it was left “red-faced” after paying out early to gamblers who incorrectly bet that Greek voters would back an austerity referendum. Ireland’s biggest bookmaker “paid out five figures” in winnings on July 1, days before Greece rejected further austerity,…Read More

Category: Markets, Philosophy, Real Estate

Profile of the Millennial Homeowner

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Category: Data Analysis, Real Estate

Profile of International Home Buying Activity 2015

Source: World Property Channel

Category: Real Estate

A Tale of 2000 Cities

Looks like today is all real estate all the time: Source: Demand Institute

Category: Digital Media, Economy, Real Estate

Housing Market Takes Wandering Path to Recovery

For reasons I have yet to fully appreciate, there is a lot of confusion about the state of residential real estate in the U.S. Simply by looking at some of the data we can clear up a lot of the muddle. The short explanation is that housing, along with the rest of the economy, has…Read More

Category: Cycles, Data Analysis, Real Estate