Tag Archive for: inventory

Housing Data Remains Strong – Despite “Imminent Crash”

Steven Van Metre is a macro analyst and financial planner who has been predicting an “imminent housing crash” for over a year, including here, here, here, here, and… here. Despite Steven’s constant “sky is falling” rhetoric, I actually enjoy his videos, as they are data-laden and always interesting. I am bringing him up today because […]Read More

Inflation DOWN; Rates UP; What Gives? Housing Inventory Still Tight

15 DEGREES LAST NIGHT IN AUSTIN, TX This has nothing to do with mortgages, but I have to share it because I find it so interesting.  Austin saw a low last night of 15 degrees – which is amazing given that Austin is hundreds of miles SOUTH of cities like Phoenix and Los Angeles that […]Read More

6 Reminders for Depressed Real Estate Agents

A prominent loan officer who has been meeting with multiple real estate agents recently told me that he has never seen so many “depressed real estate agents.” They are depressed he says because their business is way down; their phones aren’t ringing; the clients that they do have are apprehensive about buying; the easy deals […]Read More

Housing Inventory Crisis! How Bad Is It?

Picture yourself walking into your local Whole Foods and seeing 2/3 of the shelves entirely empty. That is exactly the state of the single-family residential real estate market today, according to Jason Hartman, a true expert when it comes to residential real estate. Mr. Hartman was recently on the Rebel Capitalist YouTube show making this […]Read More

Agents Outnumber Homes for Sale; Observations

In 2003, Matt Mullenweg created WordPress, one of the largest and most successful website and blog hosting service companies in the world. What is fascinating though is that when you hear Mullenweg interviewed, he will say that he hesitated to get into the business because it was already so crowded in 2003. This is a […]Read More

Reasons Why Inventory Is So Low

When my boys and I go back to South Dakota to hunt pheasants, one of the most interesting things to observe (besides the massive cultural chasm between the Bay Area and rural America) is the real estate market. In some parts of South Dakota, the inventory and the “days on market” are almost infinite b/c […]Read More