Author Archives: Cornerstone Investment Partners, LLC

12 cities where home purchase power is plummeting

National home prices are soaring, as tight inventory and high demand — not to mention higher interest rates — are making it harder for consumers to buy homes. Here’s a look at the 12 markets where rising home prices, along … Continue reading

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Fed Holds Interest Rates Steady but Voices Confidence in Economy

A few pieces of disappointing economic news in recent weeks have not shaken the Federal Reserve’s confidence that the economy is in good health. The Fed, as expected, did not raise rates on Wednesday after a two-day meeting of its … Continue reading

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2016 Capital Flows Year-End Review and 2017 – Outlook Report

U.S. Property Markets Still Robust but Approaching Top of Cycle Recent shifts in U.S. property markets include a greater dispersion of investment dollars throughout the country as well as slowing price gains and flat to rising capitalization rates in many … Continue reading

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ULI Forecast Predicts Moderate Growth for Economy, CRE

The U.S. economy and CRE industry are, in general, expected to experience moderate growth through much of 2019, according to a new three-year economic forecast from the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) Center for Capital Markets and Real Estate. Eight ULI … Continue reading

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Report Dropping Apartment Occupancy, but Rents Continue to Grow

New apartment properties completed in late 2016 and early 2017 are scrambling to land their initial residents. Rental housing occupancy is dropping, especially in the high-end apartment product niche, as a sizable wave of new buildings came on stream in … Continue reading

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The Features That Are Increasing Your Rent

Picking the right apartment is an important life decision. For most, that means finding the right balance between location, space, and affordability. As housing continues to take up more and more of the average American’s income, understanding the value you’re … Continue reading

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Ten-X: Top Five Markets for Great Apartment Investments

Sacramento, Las Vegas, Dallas, Atlanta and Phoenix are the top five markets in the United States that will be great places for multifamily investments, according to research from Ten-X. The Irvine, CA-headquartered real estate marketplace company indicated that the reason … Continue reading

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