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Shaming Renters, NAR, and Home Ownership

by Drew Meyers on 1:05 pm November 6, 2017

It’s pretty easy to figure out why NAR put out the ad above. Follow the money. Realtors don’t get paid when people rent. They only earn a commission when buyers buy homes. It’s not optimal, but I’m a renter. Always have been. Am I annoyed I’m not building “equity” on a monthly basis? For sure. Do I want to be shamed for it? Certainly not. That said — let’s stop complaining. What about causes and solutions? Barriers to home ownership (aka causes): Housing prices Access to capital … Read More »

Crowdfunding Real Estate Projects Around the Globe

by Drew Meyers on 9:30 am March 7, 2017

Curbed ran a piece on crowdfunding real estate last week that’s worth a read (for those interested in crowdfunding & investing in real estate). One excerpt I took notice of: Wall Street funds have also played a role in its three other New York projects, slated to open later this year. They’re part of what Prodigy Network is calling “The Assemblage,” coworking and co-living facilities geared toward what slick marketing materials refer to as “a community of individuals who believe the world is at the verge … Read More »

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