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Will borrowing costs & real estate prices fall together?

Normally borrowing costs fall and real estate prices rise.  Will rates and prices both fall together this time around?  Nothing has been normal during this last decade of low rates and asset price inflation.  Mortgage rates have been falling, but they don’t appear to be helping real estate transaction volume or prices for that matter. […]

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That first shot of humidity

Well, it finally hit us this week.  That first shot of humidity arrived, letting us all know that summer is here.  Even before the weather changed, it seems like something is different in the residential real estate market.  Stale listings are all over the place.  What happened to all the people that were supposed to […]

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Market support

Lower rates provided some real estate market support in the first quarter of 2019.  Whether the rate drop was caused by recession fears or the market realizing that the Fed won’t raise again this year, we don’t know.  The charts show that it provided needed support to the residential real estate market.  In the first […]

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Mortgage rates collapse (again)

This week mortgage rates collapsed again.  This is tricky since it wasn’t long ago that we thought the economy was gaining strength.  Apparently the Fed and the market think otherwise.  This was the largest one week drop in a decade!  Lower rates could bring some real estate buyers off the sidelines.   However, if rates cannot […]

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What to watch in the condo market

What are a few things to watch in the South Florida condo market?  Inventory, transaction volume and sale prices will tell you everything you need to know.  Today we will take a look at the Broward County / Greater Fort Lauderdale market with some charts. Available condo inventory The number of condos on the market […]

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Residential inventory on the rise in South Florida

Residential real estate inventory was on the rise in South Florida during the month of January.  We have noted that some of this bounce is seasonal.  Plenty of sellers would rather not have their properties listed during the holidays.  They come off in late November and magically reappear in January.  What is noticeable this time […]

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Has the condo correction already started?

Has the condo correction already started in South Florida?  By looking at the latest numbers, it appears so.  Today we will focus on Broward County, which includes the cities of:  Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach, Deerfield beach, Hollywood and Hallandale Beach just to name a few. Average condo sale price in correction territory Our first chart […]

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Headline of the day

The headline of the day appeared after existing home sales tanked for December. Here is a good  link.   Apparently real estate agents were “baffled” by the latest home sales report.  How could this happen?  You mean that real estate doesn’t always go up?  If agents would spend some time doing basic math and affordability analysis, they […]

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About our blog

I remember visiting some friends in Southern California during the last housing boom.  I played golf with different groups over a one-week period and it seemed like everything in the economy was hitting on all cylinders.  Almost everyone I met was a mortgage broker or real estate agent.  This was probably around 2005-2006 and there […]

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Will they see it this time around?

Will the real estate agents see it this time around?  So many of them were blindsided by the last downturn.  They were busy selling and collecting commissions on overpriced properties, ignoring all of the signs of a frothy market.  My guess is they won’t see it, because they don’t want to.  More importantly, real estate […]

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