The frenzied state of the U.S. real estate market has been subject to analysis from practically every angle, from the rise of vacation homes in Florida to the allure of low interest rates. We’re experiencing an unusually supercharged market in the context of a pandemic that has only served to grease its wheels as buyers […]
Making smart real estate investments is all about accurately forecasting future events, even when present circumstances point to risk. Despite a virtual shutdown during first six weeks of the pandemic in 2020, the U.S. housing market bounded back into action with an unleashed glut of demand. It has been in high gear ever since, with […]
Real Estate Startup Flyhomes, Valued at $800 Million, Could Solve Cash Problems in Frenetic U.S. Market
There has never been a better time for innovation in the mortgage tech and proptech space with the high-octane U.S. housing market continuing to create new pressures for buyers and sellers. A Seattle-based company called Flyhomes, a startup that launched five years ago, just raised $150 million in Series C funding and has been valued […]
Home prices in the United States are rising at the fastest rate since 2005 and nearly half of those placed on the market go pending in less than a week. The U.S. housing market is an inferno. If you’re thinking about selling your house, logic would seemingly suggest there’s probably no better time than now, […]
The ransomware attack on Colonial Pipeline, the nation’s largest refined fuel line running from Texas to the Northeast, has sent consumers scrambling to the gas pumps in a panic over the past several days. Demand for fuel was up 32.5% on the East Coast on Monday — and AAA reported that the nationwide average gas […]
More than 40% of the U.S. population has now received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. Cities like New York are saying they will fully reopen in July. For the first time in over year, it appears that progress against the pandemic may be truly turning the tide. For many American workers and […]
It often seems as if everywhere we look in the commercial real estate sector, the coronavirus pandemic has either plunged the market or introduced a type of lingering uncertainty that would rightfully scare off some investors. But as with anything else in life, necessity tends to drive up the value of whatever is dictated by […]
With COVID-19 continuing to dominate headlines, it’s crucial to remember those who have been suffering from serious medical conditions long before the pandemic hit. Among those struggling are the children undergoing treatment for various childhood cancers and diseases at St. Jude’s Research Hospital. For many of these young patients and their families, COVID-19 is an […]
Among those hit hardest during the COVID-19 pandemic are our artists and creatives who collectively lost millions of jobs since the public health crisis began last March. As the historians and philosophers of our culture, it’s vitally important that our artists and creatives are supported during these trying times. As many are considered non-essential jobs, […]
One of the hallmarks of the coronavirus pandemic has been the desolation of shopping malls and shopping centers across the country, where tenants have had to abandon their spaces as businesses scale back. The hardships facing commercial real estate are visible across the retail and office landscape, with ongoing uncertainty expected to persist through much […]
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- Vacation Home Sales Soar in U.S. During COVID-19 Pandemic, Led by Southwest Florida
- Real Estate Startup Flyhomes, Valued at $800 Million, Could Solve Cash Problems in Frenetic U.S. Market
- With U.S. Homes Selling at a Breakneck Pace, Some Say Sellers and Buyers Should Sit Pretty
- Will U.S. Gas and Lumber Shortages Further Jack Up Home Prices?
Gregory Englesbe is an Investment Banker and business leader living in Cherry Hill, New Jersey.
An experienced mortgage professional, Greg has secured more than $500 billion in sales throughout his 30 years in the residential mortgage business.