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Performance Property Real Estate Question

How Does Investor Loan Drop Affect Real Estate?

Q: I just read an article in the Wall Street journal that loans issued on a short term basis have gone down the second half of the year and they’re saying that it’s a sign that the real estate market might be turning.  How do you read that information? Crystal, Alexandria, VA A: That’s a good question, Crystal. I did actually read that article in the Wall Street Journal myself. Remember that when you read an article, you want to just take it as a data point and then add it to other data points that you have. Preferably, you want to give more credence to the local data that you gather in the local real estate markets where you’re […]

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