Greg Englesbe

World’s First 3D-Printed Home Listed For Sale. Can Robot-Built Homes Revolutionize Affordable Housing?

The marvel of 3D-printing has touched countless industries in the nearly forty years since the technology first appeared, from biotech to marketing and aviation. But could robots be an antidote to the world’s affordable housing crisis? The experiment is about to begin on Long Island, where eco-friendly real estate company SQ4D is set to debut […]

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Selling your home in 2021? The market says go for it

At the start of the coronavirus pandemic last March, the course of the U.S. housing market seemed anything but safe to assume. There were concerns about how to show homes and whether potential buyers would shrink away for fear of their financial security. But as 2020 played out, it became abundantly clear that America’s appetite […]

Greg Englesbe

Ski town real estate boom shows signs of shift from beach property

Destination real estate has always been an in-demand target for homebuyers, whether for vacationing or as a keen-eyed rental investment. But could the ski town slopes be edging out America’s eternally popular summer beach locales? A new report  from the National Association of Realtors illustrates a surge of interest in U.S. ski towns, specifically in […]

Greg Englesbe

Will Commercial Real Estate Rebound in 2021? Not So Fast

Few sectors of the U.S. economy have been as deeply impacted by the coronavirus pandemic as commercial real estate. From restaurants and hotels to offices, gyms and malls, COVID-19 has pinned the industry into a corner — and it’s not yet clear whether the worst has arrived. For months, lenders have shown forbearance to building […]

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Progress on COVID-19 vaccine could spur cold storage real estate investment, kickstart economy

The race for a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine took another important step forward on Monday, when Moderna announced the preliminary results of its phase three clinical trials. The pharmaceutical company reported that the vaccine was 94.5% effective in preventing infection by triggering an immune response using messenger RNA. Moderna is now the second company, […]

Greg Englesbe

How will the 2020 election impact the U.S. housing market?

With time winding down to the 2020 presidential election on Nov. 3, the typical hyperdrive of American politics is in full swing. As always, apart from the partisan divide, there are some very practical effects that elections tend to have on real estate in the United States. Historically, presidential elections have slowed down home sales […]