This Week’s Weekly Roundup

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Here is this week’s “Weekly Roundup” from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association.
New Home Sales 4.1% in April
The U.S. Government is reporting that sales of new single-family houses in April, 2023 were at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 683k, which is 4.1% higher than March’s revised rate and is 11.8% higher than one year ago. Click here to read more.
Single-Family Built-for-Rent Construction Cools

As we have seen from recent home sales and migration data, people are “heading South.” The U.S. Census Bureau is reporting that nine of the America’s 15 fastest-growing cities were in the South. Click here to read more.

Large Southern Cities Lead Nation in Growth

Local Market Monitor, a National REIA preferred vendor, recently released their monthly National Economic Outlook where they share their thoughts on developments taking place in the U.S. economy.  Click here to read more.

Pending Home Sales Unchanged in April

The National Association of Realtors is reporting that pending home sales were unchanged (from March) in April, 2023. Click here to read more.

NMHC & NAA Statement on Recent Supreme Court WOTUS Ruling

Just before the long 2023 Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that narrowed the federal government’s jurisdiction under the Clean Water Act in the case of Sackett v. the EPA. To that end the National Multifamily Housing Council and the National Apartment Association recently issued a statement applauding that decision. Click here to read more.

Boost Short-Term Rental Revenue by Upselling Amenities to Guests

On a recent episode of the Rental Property Owner & Real Estate Investor Podcast, Brian Hamrick talks with Madison Rifkin, CEO & Founder of Mount, a startup company that is focused on enhancing the guest experience by enabling hosts to effortlessly and securely provide adventure-filled memories by upselling amenities. Click here to read more.

Zumper’s National Rent Report for May ’23

Rental information site Zumper recently released their latest monthly National Rent Report for May, 2023. Click here to read more.

America’s 10 Most Affordable Golf Towns says whether you’re a near pro, a weekend duffer, or someone who just likes the idea of living near a course, you might just find your dream home on the green. Click here to read more.

Comparing the Speed of U.S. Interest Rate Hikes

Infographic: Today’s infographic from the Visual Capitalist illustrates & compares interest rates hikes by the Federal Reserve over the past 35 years. They point out that rates have risen faster than any other time in recent history. Click here to read more.

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