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Real Estate Down & Dirty

  QUESTION: I want to thank you for Socrates. It picked the turn in the real estate in January amazingly. Do you see the high-end and regional divergences...

PRIVATE BLOG – Real Estate Reality

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Domestic Exodus from US Cities

The US Census Bureau reported that 8.4% of Americans moved in 2021, beneath the 9.3% who moved at the height of the pandemic panic in 2020. Numbers for 2022 may...

Inflation – Real Estate – Chaos

COMMENT: I thought you were just a Trumper warning what would happen if Biden won. I have come back to your site because I can see inflation approaching 10% as you...

Red Hot Rentals

Rentals are soaring across the US to unsustainable levels. Gone are the days when people stuck to the tradition of spending less than one week of income on housing....

Canada Bans Foreigners from Real Estate Market but Misses Loopholes

Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland announced on Thursday that most foreigners would be barred from purchasing real estate in Canada for the next two years in an...

Is Blackrock In Trouble?

BlackRock peaked on target in 2021 during November and has been dropping rather significantly. At this stage, a month-end closing below 810 warns of a further sharp...

Rentals to Increase by At Least 3.6% Across the US

Freddie Mac’s annual Multifamily Outlook report foresees rent rising by 3.6% across the US in 2022. “Given the robust demand for housing this year, we believe...

US Home Prices Rise 18.4% in October

High demand and a low supply is causing home prices in the US to soar. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index found that all 20 major cities...

Canada Looks to Ban Foreign Home Ownership

Canadian Federal Housing Minister Ahmed Hussen addressed the housing shortage in many of Canada’s provinces by stating that he would like to limit passive foreign...