Jeff Vasishta

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High Interest Rates Are Forcing Big-Time Investors to Cut Their Losses—Is a Bust Coming?

In This Article Key Takeaways Commercial vacancies reached 17% in Q4 2023, higher than the peak vacancy rate during the 2008 financial crisis.As a result of high interest rates, high vacancies, and mounting costs, big-time commercial investors are selling off their assets at 50-80% value.Investors continue to be frustrated with the Federal Reserve's posture and

By |2024-05-25T06:53:57-07:00May 24th, 2024|Industry News|

Yes, Tiny Homes Could Be the Most Cost-Effective Way to Cash Flow Right Now—Here’s Why

In This Article Bigger is not always better, especially when it comes to homes and mortgage payments. High interest rates and soaring house prices have made developers, homeowners, and investors consider going smaller to make big money.  “The monthly payment matters more than anything else, and builders have responded with smaller, more efficient homes,” John Burns, chief executive with Irvine,

By |2024-05-23T06:52:26-07:00May 22nd, 2024|Industry News|

Half of New Condo Development in Southern Florida is Geared Toward Vacation Rentals—Should You Join the Gold Rush?

In This Article Key Takeaways Over 50% of new condo developments in Southern Florida are being built specifically as a short-term rentals.The new developments will add to an already nationwide high of 12% part-time vacancy rates in Miami, where many of the new condos are expected to be delivered.With high prices and interest rates, investors

By |2024-05-21T06:52:50-07:00May 20th, 2024|Industry News|

Meme Stocks Surged Again This Week—But I’m Not Buying the Hype

In This Article Something wild happened on Wall Street this week. Meme stocks—so-called because they represent companies that have attracted a cult-like following on social media—suddenly soared and then tumbled, leaving moneyed investment bankers in disbelief.  In a seeming repeat of the 2021 GameStop phenomenon that stopped Wall Street titans from shorting the company—depicted in

By |2024-05-16T06:53:06-07:00May 15th, 2024|Industry News|

Wineries, Ski Lodges, Farms, and Driving Ranges: Alternative Real Estate Investments to Consider

In This Article As interest rates stay persistently high, with the Federal Reserve adopting a hands-off approach in the face of stubborn inflation, many real estate investors are trying to think outside the box to turn a profit.  Year-round vacation homes have proven lucrative in this regard, earning over three times as much as a

By |2024-05-16T06:53:21-07:00May 15th, 2024|Industry News|

Homeowners Are Slashing Prices In This Popular Region—Is There a Golden Opportunity For Investors?

In This Article For years, buyers and investors have lamented the lack of U.S. housing inventory, which has kept prices artificially high despite soaring interest rates. That’s why a recent report from Redfin revealing that inventory is surging in parts of Florida’s Gulf Coast has surprised many people.  Much of Florida Has Seen an Increase

By |2024-05-13T06:52:29-07:00May 13th, 2024|Industry News|

Are Adjustable Rate Mortgages a Lifeline for Lower Rates? Or the Most Dangerous Thing You Could Do?

In This Article If, like me, you check mortgage interest rates like an expectant parent checks their wife’s contractions, you doubtless will have analyzed every type of loan product in an attempt to inch the currently high rates down.  Famed financial guru Suze Orman recently appeared on CNN extolling the virtues of an adjustable rate mortgage (ARM). But to

By |2024-05-07T06:54:11-07:00May 6th, 2024|Industry News|

Detroit Beat Its Post-Pandemic Downtown Doom Loop—Here’s How Investors Can Benefit

In This Article A mayor in handcuffs, a bankrupt city mired in poverty, unemployment, and soaring crime: 10 years ago that was Detroit’s legacy. Today, it is a real estate success story.  Early investors—to quote one of Motown’s most famous songs—are dancing in the street. Developers are pouring billions of dollars into its business district, luring the likes

By |2024-05-07T06:54:11-07:00May 6th, 2024|Industry News|
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