COVID-19 paused the housing market. What happens next?

May 28, 2020

The economic fallout from the spread of COVID-19 has put the housing market in the United States on pause. New home listings have dropped precipitously. Mortgage lending has gotten even more strict, making it harder to get a home loan. In March, home sales dropped 9 percent nationwide compared to the previous month, according to […]


What your landlord thinks about rent right now

May 18, 2020

When Chris Athineos says that current events present an unprecedented challenge to landlords, he speaks with some authority. He manages a family business, founded by his parents in 1968, that now owns and operates 150 units in apartments across the Brooklyn Heights, Park Slope, and Bay Ridge neighborhoods in Brooklyn, New York. “It’s frightening, we’ve […]


7 Real Estate Investment Strategies

May 11, 2020

Did you know that real estate builds wealth more consistently than any other asset? Real estate is also considered the best wealth building strategy of all time. It’s understandable why you want to immerse yourself in the industry. Apart from great returns, you’re bound to enjoy amazing tax advantages. With portfolio diversification, you’ll not only build wealth […]


Real estate investment market may look different post-COVID-19

May 4, 2020

Those familiar with the Real Estate Investment Trust market know all REITs are not created equal. They say that could be especially evident after the COVID-19 global pandemic passes, noting the health crisis could change what kinds of properties REITs own. Margaret Rhoda, an associate at Harter, Secrest & Emery LLP, says the REIT industry […]


Invested in Commercial Real Estate

April 28, 2020

Looking to invest in Commercial Real Estate during the COVID-19? Here are 5 key questions answered you should know. There are many questions circulating within the commercial real estate investment landscape as the COVID-19 crisis unfolds. Will the market return to normal soon? When will rents be collected? Am I going to lose my investment? […]


Real Estate investing during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic

April 20, 2020

Why you should act to buy a property as soon as possible, instead of waiting for the market to “crash”. Right now can be one of the most perfect times to invest as interest rates are being cut in some countries but similar to the 2008 recession some banks are making it harder to get […]


Real Estate Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

April 13, 2020

Velocis Co-Founder Jim Yoder looks to understand how the pandemic is impacting the industry in the short term and what the long-term implications might be. Over the past few weeks, our world has completely changed–in our communities, our homes, and our places of work. COVID-19 has had an immediate impact on all of us. In […]


10 Online Marketplace Tips For Commercial Real Estate Investors

April 8, 2020

Investing in commercial real estate often starts with online marketplaces to find listings. But to navigate these marketplaces effectively, you need the right strategy. With these 10 simple tips, you’ll have a better understanding of how to efficiently navigate online marketplaces to create a strong portfolio of income-generating properties. 1. Avoid marketplaces that do one-time […]


Coronavirus economy: California real estate sales now deemed ‘essential’ industry

April 2, 2020

The real estate industry, struggling with coronavirus-linked limitations, got a boost with its sales business reclassified as an “essential” industry. The California Association of Realtors said Saturday, March 28, that commercial and residential real estate services were included on an updated list of essential services from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity and Infrastructure […]


Concord seeks new bids to develop homes on city lot

March 26, 2020

CONCORD — Almost a year after the City Council rejected a proposal to build a 310-unit apartment building on a long-vacant city parcel because the developer failed to include enough affordable housing or union labor, the city is seeking housing plans from developers willing to provide both. The proposed development site is located at 1765 Galindo St. […]