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Why Americans prefer real estate investment
13.04.2021
Why Americans prefer real estate investment

When it comes to choosing between the stock exchange and real estate investment, Americans overwhelmingly opt for property. Their motives include the higher returns and less volatility found in property assets.

US commercial real estate leads global market
30.03.2021
US commercial real estate leads global market

US commercial real estate leads the world market with US metros taking 16 out of the top 30 positions. Canadians, South Koreans and Germans are the biggest investors with industrial property and multifamily residential the preferred property types.

US real estate market set for strong 2021
09.03.2021
US real estate market set for strong 2021

The US real estate market starts the year on a strong note with the highest sales since 2006. Prices also soared by over 14% and inventory levels sank still further. Analysts point to a busy 2021 with buoyant sales through Q1 and Q2.

US home construction at highest for 10 years
09.02.2021
US home construction at highest for 10 years

US home construction reaches its highest level in December 2020 since 2006. Both new-build starts and permit applications soar, particularly for single-family homes. However, this surge in activity fail to keep pace with demand levels that are predicted to remain high during 2021. Find out why.

Build-to-rent properties in the US take off
12.12.2020
Build-to-rent properties in the US take off

The market for build-to-rent properties in the US has taken off this year in the light of strong demand for single-family homes in suburbia. Analysts point to multiple investment opportunities in a market with big interest from REITs and non-property investment funds as well as individual investors.

On the cards for the US property market in 2021
08.12.2020
On the cards for the US property market in 2021

Higher prices, more expensive mortgages and an increase in sales form the basis of predictions for the US property market in 2021. This scenario has interesting implications for investors. Find out why in our latest news article.

US house prices rise even further in Q3
24.11.2020
US house prices rise even further in Q3

In Q3, US house prices rose across the board with 65% of metros registering double-digit increases. Single-family home prices rose in every one of the 181 metros included in the NAR report as the market shows no signs of flagging in 2020.

Short-term lets in Florida set for busy winter
12.11.2020
Short-term lets in Florida set for busy winter

The trend for staycations and search for new homes lead to busy winter for short-term lets in Florida. Rates look set to double in some areas predicted to see record levels of occupancy. According to new survey data, staycations are here to stay during 2021 as well.

Record confidence in new single-family home market in the US
27.10.2020
Record confidence in new single-family home market in the US

Builder confidence in the US reached an all-time high in October after a record September. This together with a surge in demand and the increase in single-family home starts and sales leads experts to believe the market has excellent potential in the short and medium term.

Us property market set for busy autumn
06.10.2020
Us property market set for busy autumn

Price hikes, lower inventory levels and fast sales in September set the tone for an unusually busy autumn for the US property market. Competition for homes will be fierce and many buyers will not be able to purchase the property they want. As a result, opportunities for buy-to-let investment will open up even further.

Millennials drive demand for condos in the us
27.08.2020
Millennials drive demand for condos in the us

Data compiled recently from 2019 reveals that condo properties in the US appeal strongly to millennials and first-time buyers, to the extent that supply dropped to just 4 months at the end of the year. Prices continue to rise across the country with Florida one of the hotspots for investment in this type of property.

Pandemic props up us housing market
10.08.2020
Pandemic props up us housing market

Despite unemployment and lower GDP growth, the effects of covid-19 are sustaining the US housing market. Pending sales and house prices are increasing while inventory levels plummet meaning analysts forecast stiff bidding wars between buyers over the rest of the summer.

Top spots for us vacation rental homes in 2020
28.07.2020
Top spots for us vacation rental homes in 2020

With staycations acting at the mainstay for most tourist industries this year, holiday let properties are at a premium. Discover where the best places are for US vacation rental homes in 2020.

Us real estate shows strong recovery
23.07.2020
Us real estate shows strong recovery

Four months after the start of the pandemic, the US real estate is showing strong recovery. In late July, it surpassed the 100 mark on the realtor.com index, indicating that it had returned to January levels. However, despite booming sales and rising prices, supply remains very low and it is very much a vendor's market.

Buy-to-let in the us potential gains traction
16.07.2020
Buy-to-let in the us potential gains traction

A recent survey reveals a sharp twist in trends among tenants and a strong potential for buy-to-let in the US. With 23% of renters now claiming they will never buy their own home, buy-to-let investment appeals even more. Find what the new trends are and what their implications for the buy-to-let market as a whole.

Us homebuilding sees record month in june
09.07.2020
Us homebuilding sees record month in june

US homebuilding saw a record month in June when sales by one of the largest construction companies skyrocketed by 94%. Permits and building work have also increased on the back of strong buyer demand for larger single-family homes in suburban locations.

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