Paul Kraaijvanger's Blog

The 2017 Rental Market

Over the past number of years, the price of rent has increased in the majority of markets. Yet beginning in 2015 rental growth started to slow in many areas. Many analysts believe this trend will continue in 2017 (which is why the NY Times dubbed 2017 the Year of the...

Is Overbuilding the Problem?

Below are my thoughts on an an article Bloomberg recently published titled “Manhattan Apartment Landlords Prop Up Market With Incentives.” The real estate market is really 10-20 different markets, that are influenced by a plethora of different factors.  For example,...

October Housing News

On Thursday, October 27 the National Association of Realtors announced that pending home sales rebounded in September. The National Association of Realtors monitors a pending home sales index, and last month the index rose 1.5%. Many economists only expected a modest...