Fri, 23 August 2019
1266 FBF: Prices & Rents vs Interest Rates, Selling The Seller On You, Property, Market & Provider Quality
Today's Flash Back Friday comes from Episode 848, originally published in June 2017.
Investment Counselor and Local Market Specialist Liaison, Carrie joins Jason to see if he can correctly predict the effect the rise in interest rates will have on the US economy. Jason reminds us the Feds don’t directly impact mortgage rates but by directly impacting short-term rates all rates will be affected. For those of you who have income properties, the higher interest rates will put upward pressure on rents.
[09:13] What does the spike in interest rates mean for investors?
[15:27] Higher interest rates will put upward pressure on rents and lessen the concentration of wealth.
[19:37] Local Market Specialists and Investment Counselors are always working in the client's best interest.
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Thu, 22 August 2019
Jason Hartman discusses the recently deceased Dan Kennedy's work relating to the marketing shift of businesses toward the middle class. Over the past few decades there has been a distinct hollowing out of the middle class, which has created a massive opportunity for real estate investors. This persists to this very day. Jason explores Dan's idea of when the shift occurred, how it's impacting our world, and whether it's something that politicians will ever deal with.
[6:28] Post-World War 2 we saw marketing start being targeted at the middle class
[10:21] Median home listings and median home sale price is showing that higher priced homes just aren't selling right now
[22:24] Politicians tend to be friendliest to real estate because of the MASSIVE supply chain