July 2017

Found 2 blog entries for July 2017.

The Multi-Family Home Market Continues to Grow For InvestorsEven though Minneapolis and Saint Paul continue to be hot spots for new apartment and condo development, and although home prices are expected to increase more than the national average, the Twin Cities rank among the least favorable cities nationwide for residential "fix and flip" investors, according to a new ranking of 150 American cities by Wallet Hub. Tied with San Antonio, Texas, Minneapolis and Saint Paul have among the lowest percentage of fix and flip activity in the country.

On the surface, that seems odd.

Remodeling for Profit 

A similar kind of remodel activity in the multi-family market has led to a hot market for commercial investors, who continue to buy up and renovate older buildings, warehouses and office complexes. The

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An Insight to the Market State of Real Estate InvestmentsAt a recent meeting of the Minnesota NAIOP in Golden Valley, a Los Angeles-based consultant outlined his predictions for the future of commercial development, warning that the current cycle will be ending next year. He sees big changes ahead, and he thinks the "shift" will signal a five-year downturn in the market, based partly on generational factors. But he also noted that the next uptick should begin in 2023.

The Changing Market

Christopher Lee still thinks it's "a great time to be in real estate," and here's why:

He believes that data and analytics will play a much more important role in real estate decisions in the coming five years. Since the great recession, Lee said, real estate transactions have been focused on “capital, asset and

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