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Multifamily Rides High In Q3, While Office May Have Hit Bottom

Multifamily asking and effective rents hit historic highs in the third quarter, while the office sector showed signs that it may finally have hit rock bottom.  Asking and effective rents for mul...

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One Bright Spot From An Otherwise Lackluster Employment Report

Last week the Labor Department reported that US employers added 194,000 personnel to payrolls in September, barely above the monthly average from more typical years such as 2018. However, Marcus &...

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Single-Family Investor Activity Surges in the Second Quarter

Single-family home investment experienced a summer surge in 2021, making up for the irregular patterns created since the pandemic, CoreLogic reported. In May and June, investors made nearly a quarter...

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Inflation Measures Not Capturing Housing Costs, CoreLogic Warns

Inflation is being underestimated, particularly in housing costs, CoreLogic Principal Economist Molly Boesel is warning.  Official measures, such as the Consumer Price Index, showed that inflati...

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There is a Severe Shortage of Rental Housing at Every Price Point Now

Apartment vacancies hit another historic low in September, declining to 2.7% for a fourth consecutive month of record-breaking lows.  New lease demand in the year ending in September 2021 also i...

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Top California Markets for Multifamily Transactions

Thanks to solid performance in the multifamily sector, investors continue to forge ahead with notable ventures across the country. Year-to-date through August, California markets saw substantial inves...

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Infrastructure, Climate Change Key to Economic Outlook

Economists moderated their outlook in NABE's most recent survey. But there's good news, too.The current economic debate is a good illustration of the limits of forecasting. Many of the central issues ...

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To Evict Or Not To Evict? What Comes Next For SoCal Landlords?

California's statewide eviction moratorium expired last week, but residents of Los Angeles county may still be protected against eviction proceedings if they are unable to pay rent due to hardships ca...

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U.S. Home Prices Extend Streak of Record-Setting Annual Growth

U.S. home prices have done it again, setting another high-water mark for annual price gains. S&P Dow Jones Indices said Tuesday that the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA...

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Labor Shortages, Wage Increases Should Abate Next Year

Marcus & Millichap is predicting labor shortages and wage increases will continue to be headwinds for CRE this year, but they should abate a bit in 2022. There is a 2.5 million worker shortage al...

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