3 Commercial Real Estate Trends To Watch In 2018

https://www.forbes.com/sites/elyrazin/2018/01/17/3-commercial-real-estate-trends-to-watch-in-2018/#77b27302612e

Posted on January 28, 2018 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Market Forecast

Mortgage Rates Are Mostly in Holding Pattern

Mortgage rates continue to defy expectations, with the 30-year fixed-rate mortgage rate barely budging for the fourth consecutive week.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2017/02/24/mortgage-rates-are-mostly-in-holding-pattern?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BYsJfOB9YzaAeb&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on February 24, 2017 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Market Forecast, Mortgages

4 ways Trump’s administration could change or chill the housing market

What we know about mortgage rates, inventory, infrastructure plans and ripple effects from yesteryear
Key Takeaways
1. Accumulated unsatisfied demand for housing is going to persist no matter what.
2. Mortgage rates would have to approach 5.00 percent to slow things down a lot.
3. One party pulling in unison might achieve revenue-neutral tax reform and more.
4. Spending targeted toward infrastructure will provide little durable boost for the economy.


http://www.inman.com/2016/11/22/4-ways-trumps-administration-change-chill-housing-market/?utm_source=inbrief&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=inbrief&utm_content=20161122%2B%2Btextlink%2B1

 

Posted on November 22, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Market Forecast, Selling

Spread the Message: Equity Is Growing

In states like California, Oregon, and Washington, home owners have seen average increases of nearly $30,000 per person.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/10/11/spread-message-equity-growing?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BX-S$rB9TpUjDH&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on October 11, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Market Forecast, Selling

Long-planned Vancouver Waterfront Project Becoming Reality

A property that had been dedicated to a sprawling industrial site. Prime downtown real estate. Massive public investments in infrastructure. Visions of luxury apartments, trendy restaurants and hotels, and new public open spaces.


http://www.oregonlive.com/business/index.ssf/2016/08/long-planned_vancouver_waterfr.html#incart_river_index

Posted on August 10, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Investment, Market Forecast

The Pros and Cons of Low Mortgage Rates

A few of these pros and cons:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/07/12/pros-and-cons-low-mortgage-rates?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BXhUU9B9PtsFJp&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on July 12, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Investment, Market Forecast, Selling

Uh-Oh, New Home Construction Is Flatlining

Nationwide housing starts – including single-family and multifamily production:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/06/20/uh-oh-new-home-construction-flatlining

Posted on June 20, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Market Forecast

Mortgage Rates Plunge to 3-Year Lows

For the second consecutive week mortgage rates moved lower, and are currently the lowest since May 2013.


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/06/17/mortgage-rates-plunge-3-year-lows

Posted on June 17, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Market Forecast

Why a Weaker Economy Shouldn’t Scare You

A disappointing jobs report last week revealed that new jobs hit a five-year low in May. While that's no reason for celebration, there is a silver-lining for the housing market:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/06/06/why-weaker-economy-shouldn-t-scare-you?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BXVeDNB9OUZ-T4&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on June 6, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Market Forecast, Selling

Pending Sales Soar to Highest Level in Decade

The index is now 4.6 percent higher than a year ago:


http://realtormag.realtor.org/daily-news/2016/05/26/pending-sales-soar-highest-level-in-decade?om_rid=AAOcWJ&om_mid=_BXR202B9ODyakp&om_ntype=RMODaily

Posted on May 26, 2016 at 9:00 am
Sarah Halton | Category: Buying, Market Forecast, Selling