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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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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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Do your homework

Make sure you do your homework if you are considering any real estate investments at this point in the cycle.  The market has shifted and most real estate agents either don’t know, or just don’t want you to know.  That’s why it is important for your to conduct your own due diligence rather than leaving […]

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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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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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The big unwind

A big unwind is on the horizon.  Although the low rates and easy money helped propel the real estate markets to new highs, it is important to maintain some perspective on how these levels were reached.  There has been lots of market manipulation “tools” in order to create this latest bubble, so don’t expect it […]

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On the home stretch

Well, we are already on the home stretch in 2018 and trying to see how this year will stack-up in home sales data.  This has been an unprecedented decade of artificial stimulus for the housing market and we will soon find out how the hangover feels.  Our charts today will examine prices, sales volume, inventory […]

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Take a bite

At what point will higher mortgage rates take a bite out of residential real estate prices?  By looking at a few charts, you will notice that it may already be happening.  Here is a quick look at the trend in mortgage rates over the past five years.  The 30-year conforming mortgage rate as per Freddie […]

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Watching the charts

We are watching closely as the charts of South Florida real estate may be changing.  Today we will look at the sale prices, transaction volume and foreclosure activity in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County Florida.  Just as the speculators are getting excited (again), they may be the bag holders for the second time in […]

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Rolling over

Rolling over is the topic today, as it appears the South Florida housing market may finally be cooling off.  During the month of July we saw prices of houses and condos in the Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Palm beach markets decline.  Our first chart today shows the residential transaction volume across the tri-county area.  The […]

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