Posts by Eugene Beckles

Why Is Inflation So High? Why Was 2008 Different?

This is a reprint of a Bigger Pocket Article J Scott J Scott (he goes by “J”) is an entrepreneur, investor, advisor, and author. There’s a lot of uncertainty surrounding the economy, real estate market, and the role of inflation in the economic environment. When it comes to inflation, it’s important to identify how we…

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FHFA Says Home Prices Up 18.7% from One Year Ago

According to the latest Federal Housing Finance Agency’s (FHFA) House Price Index (HPI), U.S. house prices rose 18.7% from Q1 2021 to the first Q2 2022. The seasonally adjusted monthly index for March was up 1.5% from February. The FHFA produces the nation’s only public, freely available house price indexes (HPIs) that measure changes in…

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How NFTs are making real estate investments more attainable

NFTS in Real Estate Although real estate is often considered a safer investment over stocks, it isn’t for everyone, a reality leading many to look to the digital realm as an alternative. Analysts continue to view real estate as a secure and lucrative investment based on its history of higher returns, especially when compared to…

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Inside Hispanic homeownership rise

Inside Hispanic homeownership rise Inside Hispanic homeownership rise- The rate of Hispanic homeownership is steadily increasing, new data from The National Association of Hispanic Real Estate Professionals (NAHREP) shows. With 8.8 million Hispanic-owned households, more than 48% of Latinos now own homes, reflecting a continual rise since 2014. NAHREP’s 2021 State of Hispanic Ownership report, available…

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Pros &; cons of buying out-of-state rental property

Not everyone can afford to invest in rental property in the area they live in. In some regions, housing prices are so high that it may be difficult to add to your real estate portfolio. Whether cash buyers outbid you or you can’t get financing to cover the high costs, it puts a damper on…

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What Happens to Home Prices When Interest Rates Rise?

This article is attributed to New Silver Hard Money Lenders The pandemic has brought about major changes to interest rates, and this has had a knock-on effect on the price of homes in an interesting way. We take a look at what happens to home prices when interest rates rise and what’s next for 2022.…

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Zillow’s Latest Market Report- Zillow Premier Agent

ZILLOW PREMIER AGENT MAY 6, 2022  2 MINUTE READ On the heels of the latest Zillow market report, which showed rising inventory and cooling rents, we spoke with Senior Economist Jeff Tucker for three timely market insights agents need this spring. 1. Inventory rose substantially in March, a welcome return to seasonal norms as interest rates…

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