Buying Is Now 26.3% Cheaper Than Renting In The US

The results of the latest Rent vs. Buy Report from Trulia show that homeownership remains cheaper than renting, with a traditional 30-year fixed rate mortgage, in 98 of the 100 largest metro areas in the United States. In the six years that Trulia has conducted this study, this is the first time that it was cheaper to rent than buy in […]

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying and Selling at the Same Time

Plenty of people find themselves buying and selling a home simultaneously, but knowing that others have gone through the same stress does not make it one bit easier. After all, the stakes are so high: If your buyer backs out, you don’t have any cash to land your next home! Or if your own purchase […]

Millennials Are About to Get Locked Out of the Real Estate Market—Again

Over the past couple of years, rising pay and low mortgage rates finally converged to make make the dream of homeownership a reality for America’s millennials, many of whom had long been locked out of the housing market. But now, the door is on the verge of slamming on the under-35 crowd, leaving young families […]

Should You Invest In Real Estate In 2019?

Summary 97% of real estate investors plan to increase their capital allocation to real estate in the next 18 months. Why? Because: prices are rising along with NOI growth, the real estate cycle still has more room for growth, the pricing is attractive, and the risk of inflation is rising. Our 7.5%-yielding portfolio of undervalued […]

‘Dramatic’ $36M Penthouse in NYC Is This Week’s Most Expensive New Listing

A “dramatic” triplex penthouse perched atop New York City’s Marquand building is this week’s most expensive new listing on®. The Upper East Side abode is listed for $36 million, and its three floors include six bedrooms, five full and two half baths, four large terraces with enviable views, four fireplaces, multiple French doors, and […]

How Will Real Estate Handle Rising Interest Rates?

Rising interest rates are having a ripple effect across the housing market as the Federal Reserve increases borrowing costs. Analysts expect the Fed to raise rates again in December and possibly a few times in 2019. The effect of the Fed’s rate hikes is seen in mortgage rates, which are about 100 basis points higher […]