Homeownership may further decline among seniors in 2018

Changes to the tax code under the Trump administration could prompt senior homeowners to unload property en masse — a move that could fuel construction for senior housing nationwide, according to a new report from Marcus & Millichap.

Eliot Spitzer better hope the East River doesn’t wreck his new buildings

Eliot Spitzer, the former governor of New York and former state attorney general perhaps best known for his high-profile sex worker scandal, has lately taken the reins of his family’s storied real estate company Spitzer Enterprises (following in the footsteps of his late father Bernard) …

How to reduce investment risk in raw land development

We know that an increase in time between the investment of equity and the return of cash flows will increase risk for the investor; as development partners, we should seek to reduce that time and risk as much as possible …

How to reduce investment risk in raw land development

We know that an increase in time between the investment of equity and the return of cash flows will increase risk for the investor; as development partners, we should seek to reduce that time and risk as much as possible …

Renters show homeowner-like NIMBYism in top-tier cities, research finds

The theory goes that renters and homeowners traditionally have different objectives and reactions to development proposals. Renters, it is said, are generally in favor of new housing and development, while homeowners are more likely to oppose new resid…

MRED receives RESO Gold Certification for web API

Midwest Real Estate Data (MRED) made strides in September by receiving Gold Certification for Web API from the Real Estate Standard Organization (RESO). RESO provides standards for real estate organizations working to enhance the development and delive…

Podcast: Meet The Big Apple’s billion dollar broker

In 1987, Louise Phillips Forbes arrived in New York City from Nashville, Tennessee, ready to take on the world with a career in dance. She knew nobody and never imagined she’d one day be one of the premier brokers in the city that never sleeps! …

A YIMBY, an anarchist and a radical view of housing

Sonja Trauss, founder of the San Francisco Bay Area Renters’ Federation, sat down on stage with Brad Inman at Inman Connect San Francisco to talk about her political advocacy and why urban density is a good thing. …

Chicago condo development could transform landmark block

Along a stretch of Lincoln Park’s iconic blocks sits an old lot with a storied past.

To some residents, the plot along 441-447 W. Arlington Pl. is an eyesore, but to others it’s a historic piece of the neighborhood — leading the area to be considered…

Are LA neighborhoods in need of growth or preservation?

In Los Angeles, there’s a battle between the integrity of the city’s neighborhoods and the ability to grow, bring new jobs and decrease the homeless population. On one side of the ring is the Coalition to Preserve L.A. and in the other is the Coalition…