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Market & Trends

The world of real estate investing moves quickly. Catch the must-know news, market information, and trends for the industry here.

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Think Realty Magazine July/August 2023

Think Realty Magazine July/August 2023

+WHAT'S INSIDE Legislation | How Legislation Impacts the Real Estate Investment Industry Market and Trends | Where to Expect Increasing Foreclosure Volume for the Rest of 2023 • Deceiving Appearances Operations | Navigating New Norms • Creating Your Business Flywheel •Six Strategies for Leveraging Your Industry Influence • How Social Media Thought Leadership ...
Only 41% of Homes in England Meet Recommend Energy Rating

Only 41% of Homes in England Meet Recommend Energy Rating

New 2023 research from Open Property Group found that just 41% of homes in England meet the recommended Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of ‘C’ or above. This is only a 1% increase from the previous year. In 2022, only 40% of homes in England met the standard, despite the ...
Think Realty Podcast #275 – Market Update with Chris Ragland & Eddie Wilson

Think Realty Podcast #275 – Market Update with Chris Ragland & Eddie Wilson

The market is up and down, banks are failing, and interest rates are rising… where do we go from here? Eddie sat down with Chris Ragland to discuss updates within the market, his take on the banking industry, and where the Fed is going and if there is a correlation ...
Why Investors are Cautiously Bullish to Begin 2023

Why Investors are Cautiously Bullish to Begin 2023

After pulling back on investment property purchases in the second half of 2022, Paul Lizell has become “cautiously bullish” in early 2023. “We’ve really shifted, and right now we’re very, very bullish, but cautiously bullish, too, because I don’t know what events are going to come in that could throw ...
Lower the Boom

Lower the Boom

Since the peak of the housing boom back in June and July 2022, average home prices are down 5%. In the Mountain States and Pacific coast, they are down more than 7%. In Florida, on the other hand, they’ve dropped just 2%. The deflation of the home price boom will ...
Think Realty Podcast #274 – Live Your Someday Now

Think Realty Podcast #274 – Live Your Someday Now

Our Resident Expert (and favorite travel guide), Greg Slaughter, has continually run into investment situations that most would run from, but has been successful and is now teaching others how to do the same while living their best life. Eddie sat down with Greg to chat about what mindset you ...
Think Realty Podcast #273 – Real Estate Investing is a Roller Coaster

Think Realty Podcast #273 – Real Estate Investing is a Roller Coaster

Our Think Realty Titan of Build to Rent has had a crazy year to say the least, but is continuing to thrive in Cape Coral, Florida. Eddie sat down with Robert Knight, President/CEO of White Stone Developments LLC, to discuss how he has handled the roller coaster of going through ...
Rental Rate Increases Trail CPI and Wage Growth in First Quarter of 2023 According to New Report from Beekin and CJ Patrick Company

Rental Rate Increases Trail CPI and Wage Growth in First Quarter of 2023 According to New Report from Beekin and CJ Patrick Company

The rate of monthly rental price increases for both single family rental properties and multifamily rental units trailed the consumer price index (CPI) and wage growth in the first quarter of 2023, according to data compiled by Beekin and analyzed by CJ Patrick Company. While the CPI rose 5.8% from ...
Think Realty Podcast #271 – “Courage is Being Scared to Death, But Saddling up Anyway” – John Wayne.

Think Realty Podcast #271 – “Courage is Being Scared to Death, But Saddling up Anyway” – John Wayne.

The market is shaky, investors are a bit freaked out, and interest rates are rising… so what should you do? Eddie sat down with Jason Engelman, CEO, Founder & Managing Partner at Freaky Fast Investments, to discuss his feelings on the market, where Jason is finding opportunities, and what he ...
A Market for Groves

A Market for Groves

Polk County, Florida, natives have memories of driving two-lane roads through deep green trees neatly lined in rows rolling up and down shallow hills. They remember the sweet, thick scent of white blossoms sprinkled across trees laden with bright orange fruit. It’s only a childhood memory now. Polk County is ...
Hottest Real Estate Investing Markets for 2023

Hottest Real Estate Investing Markets for 2023

Data from the fourth quarter of 2022, with the housing markets in the throes of a slowdown, helps shed light on which markets investors think will withstand the continued slowdown expected in 2023 and which markets provide the biggest potential discount cushion to hedge against such a slowdown. The most ...
Spring Cleaning: Real Estate Investing Trends for 2023

Spring Cleaning: Real Estate Investing Trends for 2023

The past two years have been anything but “normal” for real estate investors, and many have learned to adapt or fear missing out. Several factors converged to create the “perfect storm” for a competitive real estate market leading into 2022. Low interest rates made homeownership more attractive to more buyers, ...
Think Realty Magazine May/June 2023

Think Realty Magazine May/June 2023

+WHAT'S INSIDE Design | Small Space, Big Impact •Kitchen Cabinet Design Tips & Tricks for 2023 • The Balance Between Successful Design and Budget • How to Design a Home from the Ground Up • Why Design Matters for IndustrialProperties •5 Renovations That Add Value to Your House Flip • The ...
Beat the Odds

Beat the Odds

With home prices much too high and a recession looming, potential homebuyers in many markets will be sitting on the sidelines for a while as sellers try to cash out. Unless the rules of economics have been suspended (as they were during the pandemic), home prices will come down. In ...
Corporate Investors vs. Homeowners

Corporate Investors vs. Homeowners

The real estate investing market has always been a lucrative pursuit. Its roots trace back as far as the late 19th century. Since then, the market has been forced to evolve through several transitionary periods such as the Great Depression and the housing crisis of 2008. We may be on ...
Where Should Real Estate Investors Go for Current Market News?

Where Should Real Estate Investors Go for Current Market News?

Being an investor requires constantly researching the latest data on the market. There are several avenues for finding up-to-date news and analysis of the real estate market: YouTube channels, podcasts, social media, local real estate investment groups, and various other online sources provide invaluable educational content and the latest real ...
Reasons to Invest in Florida Real Estate

Reasons to Invest in Florida Real Estate

Florida boasts one of the mildest climates in the world. In the US, it is called the Sunny State, and by this nickname, you can already guess about the beautiful weather that prevails here. Residents can enjoy an average of 300 sunny days a year. Even in January and February, ...
Think Realty Podcast #264 – Texas and the Blue Bell Philosophy

Think Realty Podcast #264 – Texas and the Blue Bell Philosophy

00:23:25 | If you’re investing in real estate in Texas, there are 2 names you need to know: Shenoah Grove and Blue Bell. Shenoah Grove runs Texas' largest association of real estate investors with meetings in Austin, Houston, Dallas, and San Antonio. She sat down with Eddie to chat about ...
Think Realty Magazine March/April 2023

Think Realty Magazine March/April 2023

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Investment Strategy |  How to Be a Smart Real Estate Investor in a Tight Market •Is Affordable Housing a Wise Investment? • 17 Ways You Can Make Money Investing in Real Estate Special Focus: Education in Real Estate Investing |  Why Experience Is the Best Education • ...
Think Realty Webinar - The Off-Market Property Struggle

Think Realty Webinar – The Off-Market Property Struggle

Think Realty is providing you with another FREE WEBINAR! On March 1st at 6:30PM (CST), Dana Georgiou from Foundation CREF will be speaking about the off-market property struggle. We hear all the time about how investors are struggling with finding properties that make financial sense. They aren’t finding off-market deals ...
Think Realty Podcast #261 – Physical Health to Financial Health

Think Realty Podcast #261 – Physical Health to Financial Health

Did you know that Alex Buriak from Jet Lending was a practicing physician who left the medical field to work full time closing loans with Jet Lending? It’s true! Eddie sits down with Buriak to discuss how he made the massive career change, his thoughts are on the current marketplace ...
Three New Real Estate Trends to Look for in 2023

Three New Real Estate Trends to Look for in 2023

The real estate market changes constantly on several fronts: profitability, the individuals and companies that own property, and regional trends and trajectories. The last few years, for example, have been marked by the pandemic, supply and labor shortages, inflation, and rising interest rates. This year may be shaping up to ...
The Party’s Over

The Party’s Over

It’s clear from home price data for the third quarter that the boom is over, killed by higher mortgage rates—but also because prices can only go so high before buyers balk. Monthly data indicate that the peak was actually reached in May-June, with prices already down a few percent since ...
Think Realty Magazine January/February 2023

Think Realty Magazine January/February 2023

+ WHAT'S INSIDE Woman to Watch |  Revolutionizing the Assisted Living Industry Industry Awards |  2022 Think Realty Honors Winners Operations |  3 Ways to Reduce Capital Gains Tax on Rental Properties • Metrics Matter! • Faster Alone, Further Together • 6 Tips for Finding the Perfect Marketing Partner • ...
Buying Rental Properties in 2023: Latest Market Trends

Buying Rental Properties in 2023: Latest Market Trends

01:04:18 | Will there be a housing crash soon? Is it a good time to buy rental property now? What real estate markets are the most advantageous when there is a recession? How does high inflation impact a rental property? How does owning rental property compare with other asset classes ...