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Research Team

Our research team analyzes housing market conditions on a macro, regional, and MSA level. They create our ongoing published research products and address unique topics in white papers, presentations, or blogs. Their passion for quality data collection and analysis, time-sensitive research, and responsive customer service translates into flexible, personalized, and interactive relationships with our clients.

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Consulting Team

Our consulting team spends their time on the ground in housing markets all across the country, completing market research, strategic planning, and financial and economic analysis.  Highly experienced and analytical, our consultants use their experience to analyze, interpret, and deliver specific recommendations.

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We are committed to being the leading national housing experts.


Core Values

Our team delivers:

  • Solutions our clients and coworkers consider to be the most valued, timely, unbiased, clear and honest in the industry, and
  • A professional work environment that pays fairly, provides individualized opportunities to grow personally and professionally, and the opportunity to work with PALS: Passionate, Articulate, Likeable and Smart people.




At John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC, we make it a priority to attract and retain PALS: the most Passionate, Articulate, Likeable, and Smart team members. Our PALS profitably and quickly complete the most insightful, challenging, accurate and forward-looking research and consulting assignments.  We empower and require everyone to succeed at the highest possible level by demanding and demonstrating excellence in work and character.

  • Passionate: Curious people who educate, challenge and drive themselves and others hard to continuously improve, innovate and share knowledge
  • Articulate: Great listeners who communicate carefully, clearly, concisely, respectfully and inspirationally
  • Likeable: Team-oriented people who earn the trust and respect of others by being very approachable, flexible, responsive, and trusted to do quality work on time
  • Smart: Insightful people who can quickly convert complexity into concise, logical, forward-thinking conclusions and solutions

We enjoy challenges, problem solving, economic analysis, market research, and working on a team, and we adhere to uncompromising ethical standards. By hiring the right people, our team is committed to providing understanding and clarity through the intricacies of an ever-changing real estate cycle.

Click here to read Success Means Hiring (and Retaining) Workers Who Are Passionate, Likable, and Smart written by John Burns


Certified Evergreen™


John Burns Real Estate Consulting, LLC has officially been confirmed by Tugboat Institute to be a Certified Evergreen™ company.

Evergreen businesses are led by purpose-driven leaders with the grit and resourcefulness to build and scale private, profitable, enduring, and market-leading businesses that make a dent in the universe. Evergreen businesses put their people first and avoid raising capital that puts money before mission and imposes a growth-at-all-costs or exit-oriented mindset. They measure success by how well they deliver on their mission and they embody the Evergreen 7Ps.

Evergreen 7Ps

The Evergreen 7PS are the defining characteristics of Evergreen. The first three Ps – Purpose, Perseverance, and People First – define the character of the leaders and team. The last four P’s – Private, Profit, Paced Growth, and Pragmatic Innovation – reflect the long term strategy tenants of an Evergreen business.


Recent Gallup Employee Engagement Survey Results



80th Percentile

Our Gallup survey results showed that John Burns Real Estate Consulting employee engagement ranks in the 80th percentile.


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Exclusive Employee Access to JBREC University

JBREC University serves as a resource for our employees on company training and communication. You will find videos on our research and proprietary indices, business development tools, writing aids, and computer training. We also provide training on our clients’ businesses, from homebuilder land acquisition to stocks and capital structures. We encourage employees to submit feedback on training they would like to receive, and JBREC University is continuously evolving with new material.