People invest in their homes in a pandemic year

It seems everywhere one looked this past summer there were construction trucks of different kinds parked on the streets and in driveways. Roofs were replaced, fences were erected, houses were painted and re-sided, and landscaping was updated.

Many people chose not to take annual vacations and they couldn’t attend concerts or sporting events, so, instead, they spent that disposable income on improving their homes and yards.

        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

 

Now that the weather is turning colder, it’s getting dark earlier and people are retreating indoors to escape both the weather and COVID-19, they are turning a critical eye to the insides of their homes. For instance, that old wallpaper in the bathroom is long past its prime and needs to be replaced with paint. And the tub in there is also less than nice to use and life would probably be more pleasant with a walk-in shower instead. Finally, the furniture they have

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Why You Should Wait To Invest

Robb Capital | CRE Loan | Marketing Real Estate 

Back in April, shortly after the pandemic began to adversely affect American life, I wrote an article where I advised investors to go ahead with acquiring property. Since then, I’ve made a discernible shift in my opinion. Considering the current state of the economy and the housing market, my plan is nothing short of abruptly halting any new investment ventures in real estate altogether and preparing instead for a significant buying opportunity six to 12 months from now. Here’s why.

In April and May of this year, when the effects of the pandemic were beginning to be felt, nearly half of all commercial businesses didn’t pay their rent. By September, this resulted in the permanent closing of a whopping 98,000 commercial establishments. This situation affected commercial landlords to such an extent that they no longer had the cash flow for

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Brookfield to Invest $2 Billion in Biggest Indian Property Deal

(Bloomberg) — Brookfield Asset Management will buy an Indian developer’s commercial properties for $2 billion, the biggest real estate deal in the South Asian nation.



a view of a tall building: Office windows sit illuminated in Germany.


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Office windows sit illuminated in Germany.

The Canadian asset manager is acquiring 12.5 million square feet of rent-yielding offices and co-working spaces from RMZ Corp., the privately held developer said in a statement on Monday. The Indian firm said it will have zero debt after the transaction and will use the money to expand its portfolio.

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Large foreign investors are buying into the Indian office market in recent years. Since 2011, the segment has garnered $15.4 billion of equity investments, according to property research firm Knight Frank. Blackstone last week signed a non-binding agreement to buy some assets, a deal Bloomberg News previously reported could be worth $2 billion.

Read more: Blackstone Nears $2 Billion India Property Deal With Prestige

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What You Need To Understand To Invest In Real Estate

Investing in real estate scares some people. Understanding just what will happen when you invest, and even how to do it, can leave most people bewildered. This article’s been assembled to supply you with the some easy, but effective tips on entering the exciting field of real estate investing.

Remember that real estate investing is all about the numbers. When you’re buying a home to live in, you may get emotional about the place, but there’s no room for that in investing. You need to keep your eye on the data and make your decisions with your head, not your heart.

Do not be afraid to spend money on marketing. It is easy to just focus on the numbers and get fixated on how much marketing is costing you. However, it is important to think of the marketing as an investment in and of itself. If done the right way, … Read More