Home prices keep rising – but has the market peaked?

Home Prices Continue to Rise—But Has the Market Reached Its Peak?

This week brings the latest round of S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, which measure the average selling price of single-family homes across the country. In summary: Sales prices have not slowed or flattened this summer. Instead, prices continue to rise nonlinearly in pretty spectacular ways. The national year-on-year average rose 16.6% in May and rose from … Read more

Here’s why leverage, which we can’t track, matters

Here's why leverage, which we can't track, matters

Mike S. Shapiro, Chairman of the HOM Real Estate Group, Co-Founder + Managing Director Plunk, Advance Guide Author + Podcast, Speaker, Coach, Investor. getty Despite what we hear about asset class appreciation across the board and the unprecedented strength of the US economy, what keeps me awake as a real estate entrepreneur and former professional … Read more

Where prices rise while COVID restrictions are relaxed

Where prices rise while COVID restrictions are relaxed

New York Co-ops are easing COVID restrictions and shoppers are becoming aware of this getty Manhattan’s cooperative market is back in business. Many cooperative boards are easing restrictions on demonstrations and the use of community facilities such as rooftop gardens and fitness centers. According to Steven Goldschmidt, Director of Sales and Senior Vice President of … Read more