Archive for August, 2019

Advisors—And Clients—Aren’t Rattled by Market Plunge

Many advisors have trained their clients to expect the kind of market volatility seen Monday. And while most aren’t making any sudden movements, some are tweaking asset allocations. Read full story Read more

The Trump Bump is Kaput

Has confidence in the stock market fatally slipped? Read full story Read more

Americans want more affordable housing, just not in their neighborhoods

As housing affordability continues to be a national concern, several states have introduced zoning legislation that aims to tackle the issue. But a new survey from Redfin indicates that more than half of the nation’s homebuyers and sellers claim to oppose the building of dense housing in their neighborhoods. Read full story Read more

What Does the Fed’s Interest Rate Cut Mean for the CRE Industry?

The Fed’s interest rate cut is unlikely to boost commercial real estate values, according to industry sources. Read full story Read more

Fed signals rate cut might be one-off

The Federal Reserve has lowered its benchmark interest rate by a quarter percentage point, the first decrease since the financial crisis. Chairman Jerome Powell's comment that the action is "not the beginning of a long series of rate cuts" triggered a stock market sell-off and criticism from President Donald Trump. Read full story Read more

Securitization Programs Bring Capital to Affordable Housing

Appetite to purchase tax-exempt bonds is at high level, according to finance leaders. Read full story Read more