COVID-19 could push rental property investment toward single-family homes

The long-term ramifications of the COVID-19 crisis on real estate investment will remain murky for the foreseeable future. As our behavior adjusts under shifting circumstances, many of the steps we take may be tentative. One area that has generated a mix of concern and excitement is the rental investment market, which could see competing influences […]

Home Market

How will the Fed’s rate cut impact the U.S. housing market amid the coronavirus outbreak?

The unprecedented scope of the global coronavirus pandemic, hammering markets worldwide, has left U.S. policymakers with little choice but to take extreme precautionary measures. The Federal Reserve announced Sunday it would slash interest rates to zero, the Washington Post reported. This is the central bank’s most aggressive action since the 2008 financial crisis. There will […]

Greg Englesbe Real Estate

Real estate investment returns are pointing up in 2020

Evaluating real estate investment opportunities in terms of emerging trends can cut both ways. Usually, when one sector shows signs of waning, it means there’s another area with greater security, higher returns and improved efficiency for savvy investors. As an investor myself, managing a wide-range of portfolios in commercial and residential real estate in excess […]

Greg Englesbe

Private Student Housing Grows in Popularity for Real Estate Investors

More than 22 million U.S. students are enrolled in post-secondary educational institutions, whether they’re attending two-year or four-year programs. That population — and the regularity of their demand for housing — represents a massive opportunity for real estate investors. Private student housing, once a niche sector for investors, has now matured into a thriving market […]