Today’s real estate marketplace is a wonder to behold. With rising home prices, bargain mortgage rates, and millions of would-be buyers waiting in the wings what’s not to like? But is it possible that today’s soaring real estate values might soon end with a shocking and thunderous drop that demolishes the housing sector and torches much of the economy? Are we watching a bubble in the making? P1 LOOMING HOUSING BUBBLE IS IN THE EYE OF THE BEHOLDER
P10 MY TAKE: WHERE HAS ALL THE RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE GONE?
First Team Real Estate President Michael Mahon explores the multi-faceted answer to this question and then provides real-life antidotes to the low inventory challenge from several of the 1,735 sales associates who are part of the nation’s 16th largest volume brokerage, based in Southern California.
P15 MARKET SPOTLIGHT: ATLANTA REAL ESTATE TRANSITIONS FROM SEXY TO SUSTAINABLE
Once the poster child of sexy rental returns for institutional investors buying distressed homes during the downturn, Atlanta’s housing market has transitioned into a slow-and- steady growth pattern — less appealing for real estate investors but more sustainable for the long term.
P22 ELEVATING REAL ESTATE DATA TO THE CLOUD
Richard Sawicky, Chief Data Officer at ATTOM Data Solutions, explains how cloud technology has brought game-changing possibilities to data analytics by offering unprecedented on-demand computing power and storage capacity to a wide range of users. Sawicky argues that having access to a dynamic data platform will be essential to keep up with the onslaught of data from old and new sources because the scope of data required to obtain timely, deep insight in today’s housing industry is expanding.
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