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Bloomberg Television: Insane Housing Demand and Supply Bottleneck Headaches 

Click here to view the video Our Director of Research, Rick Palacios, Jr., spoke on Bloomberg’s What’d You Miss? earlier this week. Rick discusses several factors driving insane demand across the housing market today, supply bottlenecks suppressing new home construction, …

The Stage Is Set for a Strong 2021 in Orange County

At the outset of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Orange County housing market ground to a near-halt. New home sales plummeted from more than 100 per week to just 9 net sales in the last week of March. With the economy …

The Light: Three Keys to Targeting Young Home Buyers

Categories: COVID-19 The Light

The largest age group in the US today is 27 to 31 years old. With the median age of an entry-level buyer at 33, according to the National Association of Realtors, we believe demographics will continue to support strong home …

Kirsten Jordan Answers Our Million Dollar Questions

Categories: Podcast Rental Housing

What home do you buy when money is well down your list of considerations? Do you buy the penthouse with its own private bowling alley? Maybe Robert De Niro’s or Nelson Rockefeller’s old digs? In this podcast Kirsten Jordan, the …

The Light: Shining Light on the Bubble Discussion

Categories: COVID-19 The Light

In 2013, we collaborated with our clients to identify ten quantitative and ten qualitative signs of a housing bubble. Each year, we review those signs to gauge where we are in the cycle. Today, eleven of the bubble signs are …

How We Modify Our Homes for Today’s Needs

Our homes are so much more than just the places where we live and cook and sleep. They are a representation of ourselves. In this podcast Liza Hausman, Vice President of Industry Marketing and Community at Houzz, provides far more …

The Light: Housing’s Future Leaders

Categories: COVID-19 The Light

In a time of so much uncertainty, we are grateful for our Housing’s Future Leaders. We designed this program as a learning and networking opportunity for the industry’s next generation of leaders, and since its inception, it’s grown to be so …

Single-Family Rental and Build-for-Rent—So Hot Right Now

Categories: COVID-19 Rental Housing

Investors continue to ink deals in the single-family rental (SFR) and build-for-rent (BFR) space, despite a global pandemic. With already strong fundamentals (magnified by COVID-19), SFR and BFR show no signs of slowing. Investors have thrown billions of dollars of …

The Light: High Risk, High Reward

Categories: COVID-19 The Light

In our February client webinar, we noted the housing market has reached the “High Risk / High Reward” part of the cycle. As the market becomes more complicated we point out a few of today’s higher-risk elements, and offer some …

Where Has All the Land Gone?

Today’s housing market is piping hot, and people are asking two big questions: “Where can I buy more land?” and “How can we make more developable land?” Before you resort to creating islands off the coast of California, give this …