Why China won’t bail out its real estate sector – CNBC

Many Chinese developers have halted or delayed construction on presold homes due to cash flow problems. Pictured here is a property construction site in Jiangsu province, China, on Oct. 17, 2022. Future Publishing | Future Publishing | Getty Images BEIJING — China’s central government is not likely to spend billions to save the struggling real […]

Anywhere Real Estate appoints its first ever chief product officer – HousingWire

Real estate brokerage and services company Anywhere Real Estate announced last week that it is appointing Tony Kueh as its first chief product officer. In his new role, Kueh will lead the company’s product strategy, innovation roadmap and technology investments. The Anywhere franchise, formerly known as Realogy, includes brokerages, consumer programs, lead generation, relocation, and […]

What Happens to Housing when There’s a Recession?

Since the 2008 housing bubble burst, the word recession strikes a stronger emotional chord than it ever did before. And while there’s some debate around whether we’re officially in a recession right now, the good news is experts say a recession today would likely be mild and the economy would rebound quickly. As the 2022 […]

Real estate unicorn Roofstock cuts its workforce by 20% – HousingWire

Within the span of a week, San Francisco-based digital real estate unicorn Roofstock completed its first property sale through non-fungible token (NFT) and laid off about 20% of its workforce. A Roofstock spokesperson told SFGATE that owing to the “economic environment,” the company believes the decision to be an “appropriate adjustment” — but did not […]

Real Estate Investing: Opening Up Access | Access & Opportunity – Morgan Stanley

Carla Harris: It’s no secret that investing in real estate is one of the most reliable ways to build wealth. Its benefits are many: passive income, tax advantages, leverage, portfolio diversification. If you’ve reaped the rewards of real estate investing though, odds are that you’re white and male. The industry has long been insular, built […]

Trevor Koskovich featured in Business Insider story on real estate investment firm Fundrise’s strategy regarding BTR communities – NorthMarq

PHOENIX, ARIZONA (October 24, 2022) – Trevor Koskovich, president – investment sales, recently shared his insight into the single-family rental/build to rent (BTR) market in an article published by Business Insider titled: “Online real-estate investment firm Fundrise is paying way over housing-market value for some build-to-rent communities. Here’s why it says it’s still a winning […]

TPG Real Estate Arm Closes $6.8B Opportunity Fund – Law360

By Grace Dixon (October 24, 2022, 12:22 PM EDT) — The real estate investment arm of private equity firm TPG announced that it has closed its latest opportunity fund after securing more than $6.8 billion in commitments from investors, again doubling the capital commitments of a predecessor fund….

Opinion: Key signals to watch in a volatile real estate market – HousingWire

In May, I wrote about the signs to watch for a real estate market slowdown. It’s now October, we’ve had the biggest spike in mortgage rates we’ve seen in decades, and all the signs of a slowdown are here: Inventory is rising. The price of new listings is dropping. More homes are taking price reductions. […]

Investors Call on Real Estate Industry to Step up Sustainability Practices – waste360

The real estate industry, like others, is being summoned to accelerate its sustainability practices, especially as investors pay attention to potential impact of climate risks on asset value. With that awareness, they are calling on the industry to not only deliver more resilient assets, but to leverage return on investments (ROI) generated from sustainability practices […]