Real Estate

Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Disrupt Equity. Learn more about investment opportunities by visiting our website. Getty Profitability is a crucial metric most investors use to determine if an opportunity is worthwhile. The profitability of a real estate investment can be summarized using a metric known as net operating income (NOI). This is also known as
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Founder and CEO of The Raisner Group (formerly Proteus Capital Management), a private real estate investment firm in New York City.  Getty In the future, will we all work from home? This is one of the most-asked questions resulting from the Covid-19 shutdown — understandably so, after a long nationwide experiment in working remotely and handling meetings
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A man walks past the U.S. Capitol building in Washington, June 25, 2020. Al Drago | Reuters The number of homeowners in government and private sector mortgage bailout plans declined for the second straight week, as borrowers who got in earliest saw their plans expire. More borrowers, however, are getting extensions of those initial three-month
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Retention rates for high-end apartments are slipping – and lower-income renters will likely bear the … [+] brunt. Getty Like almost any economic slump before it, the coronavirus-triggered recession has pared down the money pouches of low- to middle-income renters more than it has undermined the budgets of their well-to-do peers. While working-class tenants have
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Expectations that Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce a Stamp Duty holiday later today as part of … [+] his mini-budget are not only high but near cast in concrete. PA Images via Getty Images Expectations that Chancellor Rishi Sunak will announce a Stamp Duty holiday later today as part of his mini-budget are not only
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Pedestrians walk past commercial real estate in Manhattan. Michael Nagle | Bloomberg | Getty Images Delinquencies in commercial mortgage-backed securities last month had their largest one-month surge since Fitch Ratings began tracking the metric nearly 16 years ago. The delinquency rate hit 3.59% in June, an increase from 1.46% in May. New delinquencies totaled $10.8
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Tourists pass by a homeless man sitting on Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, California on June 12, 2020. Mark Ralston | AFP | Getty Images Eviction moratoriums nationwide are set to expire later this month, potentially thrusting tens of thousands of people into a housing crisis.  Congress in March passed a federal mandate prohibiting evictions or foreclosures
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Signage stands outside the Freddie Mac headquarters in McLean, Virginia, U.S., on Monday, May 11, 2020. Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images The number of borrowers in government and private sector coronavirus-related mortgage bailouts just fell by the largest weekly volume since these plans were put in place. There are, however, warning signs that
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2-8a Rutland Gate in Knightsbridge was bought by a Hong Kong investor for $264 million Beauchamp Estates London’s prime housing market is seeing strong interest from Hong Kong and mainland Chinese buyers, with real estate agents reporting above-average levels of investment. London-based estate agency Beauchamp Estates reports that over the past 6 months it has sold
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Open plan office in refurbished fire station. Port House, Antwerp, Belgium. Architect: Zaha Hadid … [+] Architects, 2016. (Photo by: Hufton+Crow/View Pictures/Universal Images Group via Getty Images) Universal Images Group via Getty Images As businesses re-open and others continue their preparation to welcome employees back to the workplace, the open-plan office suddenly looks more risky than revolutionary. The ability to network while hot desking, learn by listening and brainstorm at the
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Aerial view of the home of Ghislaine Maxwell in Bradford, New Hampshire. NBC News Ghislaine Maxwell, the accused procurer for dead convicted sex criminal Jeffrey Epstein, was arrested Thursday at a New Hampshire home purchased for $1 million last December by a “legal entity” The entity was created after the homeowner’s real estate agent balked
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Focqus, LLC | iStock | Getty Images New monthly data from apartment rental platform Zumper shows San Francisco rents were down nearly 12% year over year in June, making the city’s decline the largest in the nation, and a record slide for San Francisco.  It’s also the second consecutive month San Francisco rental prices have
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ROBERTO SCHMIDT It’s impossible to think about racial injustice in the U.S. without looking at the distribution of dollars.  In many ways that Americans work to establish themselves financially — through the stock market,  net worth and homeownership — Black families trail White families. “To put it simply, we don’t have a level playing field,” said Evelyn Brodkin, an
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A passenger walks through Reagan National airport as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic continues to keep airline travel at minimal levels and the U.S. economy contracts in the first quarter at its sharpest pace since the Great Recession, in Washington, April 29, 2020. Kevin Lamarque | Reuters Direction requests Data from navigation tool Apple maps
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