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Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website Squatting in Louisiana Will be Harder After New Law Louisiana recently joined the ranks of several states attacking the growing problem of squatters. According to KALB-TV, the Louisiana Squatter Prevention Act could make the...

The Weekly Roundup

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website U.S. Employment Situation – May 2024 According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, total nonfarm payroll employment increased by 272k in May, 2024 with the unemployment rate rising to...

Weekly Roundup

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website Tennessee Takes Action to Protect Property Owners from Squatters In late May, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee signed into law Tennessee’s new anti-squatting legislation – which the legislature passed last month. The new law...

The Latest Edition of reiaSENSE

Sloppy Inflation: The discussion around inflation has become quite sloppy. Rather than focus on all the misstatements, please know that references to inflation “coming down” is in no way an actual reduction in costs. It is a reduction in the rate of increase. This is critical when thinking about budgets and longer term planning. The deflationary aspect of the economy...

States Losing & Gaining Population

By Brad Beckett We've seen a lot of data about people migrating around country to better economic climes.  Today's graphic from Statista illustrates the states that losing & gaining population. Interestingly, they say as pandemic patterns of population growth are normalizing, three economically successful states have remained among the U.S. jurisdictions which are shrinking.  Indeed...Stay safe and have a Happy Friday!! "Americans...

Weekly Roundup News & Updates

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website Existing Home Sales Drop 1.9% in April The National Association of Realtors is reporting that existing home sales were down 1.9% in march to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 4.14 million – down...

Memorial Day 2024

By Brad Beckett Monday, May 27th is Memorial Day.  For most Americans the three-day weekend will mark the unofficial start of summer.  However, the solemn significance of the day is often forgotten.  It is actually a national day of remembrance for America’s military men & women who paid the ultimate sacrifice while defending freedom & liberty around the globe. Today’s infographic from...

Weekly Roundup Real Estate Updates

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website Inflation Continues to Rise The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics is reporting that the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U) increased 0.3% in April, 2024. The all items index was up 3.4%...

Weekly Roundup News

Your weekly news & updates Here is this week's "Weekly Roundup" from Real Estate Investing Today, the news & views site from the National Real Estate Investors Association. Visit our Website Yardi Says Steady Absorption is Boosting Multifamily Rents According to the latest Yardi Matrix Multifamily Report, the average U.S. multifamily rent was $1,725 in April, 2024. Click here to read more. Best American Cities for...

The Importance of Cash Reserves

By Jeffrey S. Watson Recently, I spoke to a group of real estate investors about buying properties using a creative financing method. Some of the questions asked reminded me how crucial it is that real estate investors have cash reserves to deal with the unexpected. I consider cash reserves to be “Murphy’s Law repellant” (anything that can go wrong will go...