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Here’s Why the Multifamily Cycle Still Has Room to Run, Jan. 11, 2019--Erika Morphy The market is about to embark on another year of about 300,000 deliveries, making supply the biggest obstacle to rent growth.
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An IPA Isn’t Just a Beer, It’s a Secret to Commercial Real Estate Investing
Kiplinger's Personal Finance, Jan. 15, 2019--Karlin ConklinWhen investing in real estate, one way to pick the right property is the "IPA" evaluation philosophy: Intrinsic value, Price Per Pound and Affordability.
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A Sears Liquidation Would Not Be All Bad For Commercial Real Estate
Forbes, Jan. 14, 2019--Ely RazinOne step forward, two steps back. That seems to sum up it up for the retail segment of commercial real estate lately as Sears ponders a liquidation that would flood an already soaked market with an estimated millions more square feet of empty space.
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MBA Names New MORPAC and MAA Chairmen
National Mortgage Professional, Jan. 15, 2019--Phil HallEduardo "Eddy" Perez, president of Equity Prime Mortgage LLC, will serve as MORPAC chairman and Jeffrey C. Taylor, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Digital Risk LLC, will chair the Mortgage Action Alliance.
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Fed’s George Turns Dovish, Makes Case for ‘Pause’ on Rate Hikes
Reuters, Jan. 15, 2019--Ann SaphirIn a remarkable shift by one of the U.S. central bank's most hawkish policymakers, Esther George, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, on Tuesday made the case for patience and caution on interest rate hikes to avoid choking off growth.
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A Breakdown of the Government Shutdown’s Impact on CRE
National Real Estate Investor, Jan. 16, 2019--Beth Mattson-TeigThe federal government shutdown that is now rapidly approaching the one-month mark is creating both direct and indirect ripple effects on the commercial and residential real estate sectors.
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