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Grim warnings from Powell and the Fed push rates on home loans to new low

Even as building slows, the Fed is pumping purchasing power into housing. Short supply plus increased purchasing power could put upward pressure on prices. Of course, it all hinges on demand … will buyers be willing to take on a mortgage in such an uncertain jobs market? After all, even a zero percent mortgage payment …

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Housing market conditions create challenges … and opportunities …

Housing is the sector of real estate most watched … and worried about … by economists, politicians, journalists, bankers, and investors … from Wall Street to Main Street. That’s because housing, quite literally, hits us all right where we live. We can all relate to it and housing is both an objective and subjective measure of …

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Podcast: Paradise in Your Portfolio – Exploring the Resort Market of Belize

Resort property investing starts with market selection … just like all real estate investing. You’re looking for the right mix of supply, demand, location, team, and demographic. Belize checks a LOT of boxes. It’s one of the most uniquely positioned resort markets in the world. In this exotic episode, we visit with a U.S. ex-pat …

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Paradise in Your Portfolio — Exploring the Resort Market of Belize

We can’t say enough about resort property investing.  Like all real estate investing … everything starts with market selection. You’re looking for the right mix of supply, demand, location, team, and demographic.  Belize is one of the most uniquely positioned resort markets in the world … and it checks A LOT of boxes.  We’re visiting …

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Adding fuel to the high housing price fire …

High housing prices continue to be a concern in many major markets. While there are varying opinions on how to solve the problem, history says … and recent headlines concur … that adding fuel to the fire will be the likely “solution.” Here’s how it works and why it’s likely to create a lot of equity right up until it doesn’t … First, it’s important …

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Using Market Metrics to Spot Trends and Opportunities

Markets are always in motion. Population, economic growth, demographics … these factors and more affect the supply and demand for every property you own. Without understanding market metrics, investing is like reaching into a lake and hoping you pull out a fish. But WITH market metrics … the savvy investor can spot trends and opportunities …

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