As with all kinds of economic bubbles, disagreement exists over whether or not or not an actual estate bubble can be identified or predicted, then perhaps prevented. Speculative bubbles are persistent, systematic and growing deviations of actual prices from their elementary values. Real estate bubbles could be difficult to identify […]

Senior Vice President, Investment Management at AppFolio, which provides cloud-based property management software solutions. getty Despite challenges brought on by Covid-19, many property management teams rapidly adopted technology to help ease the burden of shifting to an entirely remote working model. In today’s world, for successful property management teams, maintenance requests […]

churchpropertylocater.com Over the past decades, many commentators have observed declining religious attendance, particularly in small towns and rural communities. This has meant empty and underutilized churches and other religious buildings with the added burden of fixed costs. When contributions from the congregation decline (or vanish completely), this can make maintaining […]

By Camilla Dell, Founding Managing Partner, Black Brick         As experts in the Prime Central London (PCL) property market, we’re always, of course, analysing the data, so I would never dismiss the empirical evidence that many reports provide. As someone with a Masters in marine biology, I’ve […]

“Commercial rentals haven’t gone mad; rates and taxes have. They are bizarrely increasing in this weak economic environment and these continued increases are unsustainable for the real estate industry,” said Estienne de Klerk, CEO of Growthpoint Properties and Chairman of the South African Real Estate Investment Trusts (SAREIT) Association, speaking in today’s […]

Chestnut Ridge Apartments. Image courtesy of Beitel Group Beitel Group, a New York-based single family office, has acquired Chestnut Ridge Apartments, a 384-unit apartment community in Louisville, Ky., from Birge & Held Asset Management, which had owned the property for more than three years. The sale price was not disclosed. […]

HONG KONG, Aug 19 (Reuters) – Hong Kong’s banking regulator said on Wednesday it would relax commercial property mortgage rules, in a move to boost liquidity in a market that has been hit hard by U.S.-China trade tensions, violent street protests last year and the coronavirus crisis. The change lifts […]

Commercial property price growth slowed in the US  in June, according to a new report by Real Capital Analytics. The US National All-Property Index was stagnant in June compared with the previous month and has gained only 3.6% compared to last June, according to the latest RCA CPPI summary report. The […]

Real and personal property, a basic division of property in English common law, roughly corresponding to the division between immovables and movables in civil law. At common law most interests in land and fixtures (such as permanent buildings) were classified as real-property interests. Leasehold interests in land, however, together with […]