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 […]
As families across the country continue to cope with the hardships of the COVID-19 crisis, my family and I continue to search for ways to give back to those who make sacrifices for our health and safety. Last month, Greg Englesbe Real Estate Consulting contributed to a donation of 2,000 face masks to the New […]
Twitter’s move to permanent work-from-home is a troubling sign for commercial real estate post-COVID-19
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey may have issued the first salvo in a movement that could see companies shifting away from physical office space in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The writing could be on the wall for commercial real estate even when the public health emergency has settled. Twitter became one of the first […]
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Across the United States, housing inventory appears to be on a sharp downswing as the coronavirus pandemic begins to wreak havoc on markets. In the week ending April 5, the number of new listings nationally dropped 31% year-over-year. The week prior saw a 34% decline, according to data released by Realtor.com. “Housing supply took the […]
The magnitude of the global coronavirus pandemic has only just begun to be felt, not just in terms of human lives but in the countless ways it will impact the economy. With the U.S. government approving an aid package to the tune of $2 trillion dollars this week, the severity of the COVID-19 crisis is […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Homeownership in the United States has rebounded in the aftermath of the 2008 Recession, but not as much as economic analysts might have hoped. New data released in the Census Bureau’s Housing Vacancy Survey shows the nation’s homeownership rate reached 65.1% in the fourth quarter of 2019. That’s the highest mark since 2013 and was a […]
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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.