Picking the right market to invest in is Million Dollar Decision. Get it right and you will make a lot of money. Get it wrong and you will struggle. Which side do you want to be on?
Want to find the next hot growth market before anyone else? Start looking at Business Formation Statistics. This data set, tracked by the US Census, provides a window into future real estate growth.
Is your market experiencing a Housing Glut or Housing Shortage? The answer to this question has large implications for your returns. Fortunately, data analytics can help identify these market situations in real-time.
Multifamily in most markets continues to remain resilient. In particular, affordable markets throughout the Southwest and Midwest are achieving accelerating rent growth even in the midst of a recession.
Educational attainment is the driving force behind economic growth in 2020. As a result, sound real estate investment strategy should analyze the differences in educational attainment in markets across the country.
Values in certain markets are beginning to detach from fundamentals. These markets are could be in a Bubble and should be approached cautiously.
The term “US Recession” should be replaced with “Northeast and West Coat Recession”. Those regions have job losses 2-3x higher than the rest of the country.
The Bay Area is the economic powerhouse of the United States. It’s stranglehold over corporate expansion (IPOs) and innovation (tech startups) is increasing each year. This bodes well for real estate investment in the area.
Successful real estate investing is all about finding a neighborhood early in its growth cycle. A good way to do that is by evaluating “Value Ratio” – the relationship between home values and income levels across different neighborhoods.