Is anyone shopping or in an office? How to approach real estate in a rapidly changing economy
In a world of increasing economic uncertainty paired with the U.S. Federal Reserve’s hawkish stance on interest rates, is there a place in my portfolio for private real estate? Is the diversification and inflation mitigation that real estate investing has provided historically still relevant? Since 1983, Invesco Real Estate has navigated multiple real estate and economic cycles. These cycles have been accompanied by incredible technological innovation and major demographic shifts in living and lifestyle.
Student Loan Forgiveness Plan and Inflation Reduction Act: Are These New Policies Inflationary or Deflationary?
Inflation is top of mind for consumers and market participants. In the United States, many are questioning whether student loan forgiveness will make inflation worse, and if the recently passed “Inflation Reduction Act” will offer relief.
The keys to the real estate market during economic uncertainty
The focus has narrowed to one overarching question: Is the U.S. going to have a recession? Growth has slowed and policy uncertainty has intensified. How will macro uncertainty impact real estate? Investors are faced with a changing real estate landscape amid an aggressive rate hike cycle. We explore the implications of higher financing costs, and potential new strategies to capture value and discuss the impact that rising rates are having on the housing market.
Existing-Home Sales: Down 0.5% in August, Better Than Forecast
This morning's release of the August Existing-Home Sales showed that sales fell to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 4.80 million units from the previous month's 4.82 million. The Investing.com consensus was for 4.7 million. The latest number represents a 0.5% decrease from the previous month and a 19.9% decrease YoY.
Upcoming Free CE Webinars Hosted by Advisor Perspectives
This week, Advisor Perspectives is set to host a variety of free CE webinars for financial professionals. These webinars will cover a variety of topics that are intended to help advisors gain valuable insight and education, allowing them to better meet their clients’ needs.
Rate-Hike Fears Are Hitting People Where They Live
Wednesday’s meeting of the Federal Open Market Committee is dominating all discussions. That’s inevitable. But if there’s one area where the Fed’s monetary policy could wreak changes, and where many Americans fear that it will, it is on housing.
Making The Case for Alternatives—Particularly Commercial Real Estate—in Defined Contribution Plans
Despite widespread use in institutional portfolios, alternative investments are not typically found in US defined contribution plans.
New Residential Housing Starts Up 12% in August, Surprises Forecast
The U.S. Census Bureau and the Department of Housing and Urban Development have now published their findings for August new residential housing starts. The latest reading of 1.575M was above the Investing.com forecast of 1.445M and is a 12.2% increase from the previous month's 1.404M.