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They dipped below 3% for the first time in the week ending July 16, according to Freddie Mac. Takes a while to reverberate through the rest of the country. How does it work when things go no-bid? I live on the Gulf side. They underwrote all sorts of nonsense that I wouldn’t ever touch. After Katrina, things changed rapidly. It remind me of all the people buying (leasing was still in its infancy) Bentley’s around 2005 and trying to sell them after six months because insurance and maintenance alone were eating them alive. The benchmark price of a single-family home in May increased slightly from April 2020 to $528,800, a … It seems that homo highendicus dumbus is also going extinct. My fund has basically stopped lending on condos and is well below 50% LTV on everything else. There’s a few models we could be using, some are much more complicated than others. Price activity within the Fraser Valley real estate market has taken a different turn, with upward growth in average prices of single-family detached home (+2.7%), townhomes (+1.8%) and apartments (+1.0%) compared to price levels for May 2019. On the surface, Miami’s condo market is troubled enough: Here is a sampling from the Q2 report on Miami’s condo markets by Brown Harris Stevens. You can buy nice houses in South Miami/ Coral Gables/ Pinecrest for less than $300 with no HoA fees. On the positive side, new house listings actually in the high and low price points fell strongly. Miami was cool in the 70s and 80s when it was a little run down, too commercial now. The property prices can halve and that means the property tax halves, but you’re still paying condo fees and remember, when your neighbors stop paying, you’re on the hook for their payments. Perhaps the talk of wealth taxes is scaring off the wealthy foreign purchasers. Me: So, what are you doing to clear these bad assets? San Jose CA – can’t keep a McDonald’s, a Ross, a Safeway, etc yadda yadda movie theater closed, Cafe Stritch down to operating 4 nights a week and may cut down to 3 (neat jazz club however long it can survive) the place is just getting dead, dead, dead. Now those guys are jammed up too or at least they’re not coming down here anymore. Besides, those guys aren’t buying here anymore. Canada There are two things here in SF, going into the opposite direction: 1. I rank Dubai as one of the worst cities in the world unless you enjoy 50 degree Celsius heat and shopping malls. This can lead to a large financial loss. Your question is nuts, in a best-case scenario. Call Mr Darwin. There are thousands of acres for sale inland. But when it floods…it must be global warming responsible. Click on the beer and iced-tea mug to find out how: Would you like to be notified via email when WOLF STREET publishes a new article? The original Florida land boom was followed by 1929 crash and depression….. Other 1920s Florida Real Estate Bubble Resources: Wikipedia: Florida Land Boom of the 1920s, Market Crashes: The Florida Real Estate Craze, The Forgotten Real Estate Boom of the 1920s, ‘It’s over’: Miami Beach tries to outrace climate change’s rising seas, https://news.yahoo.com/its-over-miami-beach-tries-to-outrace-climate-change-and-the-rising-seas-160000886.html. If the tenant moves out, the owner can figure out what the market will bear — which is the same for rent-controlled apartments. A middle-class guy cannot afford to hold it. Florida has more vacation homes than any other state. Even a few months ago, there were still idiots from out of town, or kids with daddy’s offshore money who’d come down here with a new hard money-fund and make stupid decisions. The Florida vacancy rate was much higher in 2009 after people had moved out of their rental units into new homes to try to strike it rich in the real estate market. That’s why every third unit is suddenly for sale. I’ve been told Australia is even worse, but I find that hard to believe. Maybe stop in Texas if they get that far. Is Miami an extreme outlier? According to Zillow’s research group, the median home value there dropped by -2% over the past year and is expected to “fall -3.2% within the next year.” Condos ( and I live in one) are like everything else these days. Chart: Miami home … It is spot on. I have a feeling many will turn to hotels or Airbnb units, which would be really bad for the hotel sector. Owners can’t automatically charge financing costs plus property taxes plus condo fees etc. I guess Kuppy is mostly back in Miami these days. It sounds like the price of the unit can come down but the taxes and other fees still make the condo unaffordable. Weak economy in EU and China along with stronger dollar and Trump limiting deductions to 10k is killing higher cost properties as well I’m sure. (They have since ticked up to 3.01% in the week ending July 23.) The lenders that ARE looking for big returns (and risks and headaches) on real estate watch the public records for notices of defaults and then barrage the distressed borrower with offers of 12-16%, interest only private loans… not any borrower’s idea of a good time but still better than 25% default rate plus legal fees. Last time I was there was a few years ago on my way to Yemen and I picked up a brutal dose of food poisoning. Two things are often left out of the RE status summaries on condos including your summary: Copyright © 2011 - 2020 Wolf Street Corp. All Rights Reserved. They’re mostly Cuban or PR who can’t buy a house there, or NY/NJ/New England who bought there and then ruined it the way they ruined the Northeast. I had just read the Kuppy article, then I came here. This happened despite the economy shrinking by 9.5% in the second quarter of the year from the previous one, as the U.S. Commerce Department reported Thursday. Humorously, here in FL, about the only maintenance performed on foreclosed homes (copper pipes ripped out, mold on walls) was keeping the pool clean enough & stocked with mosquito-larve-eating fish. Can you image the city tax revenue drop? The advantage to an apartment is you can leave for greener pastures, typically within a year, or sooner if you break the lease. The whole concept is just mad. There are almost no foreclosures to speak of right now, it is a dry market, and people are bidding outrageously high amounts for foreclosures. I buy investment properties for passive income but bought in brickell for future retirement home . That’s not the key cost of holding these things anyway. However, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, and Wyoming have more cattle than people. You really should, otherwise you may not be making the wisest choices about how to spend your housing money. I was told my checking account was empty (I can no longer use on line banking) and $50,000 had been transferred from my money market account to checking to ‘recharge’ it on behalf of the hackers. Having said all that, I sure wouldn’t want to live there, Iran is about 30 miles across the water…. She previously wrote for a Financial Times publication, the New York Daily News, and the Associated Press. Rent, don’t buy. It’s going to be just like 2009. That direction is too cold, they will likely migrate west along the coast. The shark lenders are all jammed up with loans they poached last year. Pittsburgh was followed by Los Angeles, where prices rose 24.3% year over year, to $994,154. Right? Everybody screamed to raise taxes or the whole place would blow! Me: Will it really be as bad as last cycle? Besides, property is a slow burn process. You can give it away for free. I converted to not only cash but goldand silver as well a year ago Sleep well at night now. These sub-markets are small, and sales volume in each market is relatively small, so the data can get volatile. Miami has a highly cyclical property market where the magnitudes of the booms and busts dwarf anywhere else in the country. It was still strong in that area up until late 2008 early 2009, then the bottom fell out there too. Him: Most traditional borrowers have money and are trying to hold on. Very few left to buy these puppies, and diminishing. Home Buyers Reveal: 'What I Wish I Had Known Before Buying My First Home', Selling Your Home? Predicted to be under water (literally) before the mortgage ends. Freddie Mac’s experts expect home prices to drop, too, falling 0.1% in the third and fourth quarters of this year, and then again in Q1 next year. But renting out a condo is NOT considered a “conversion.”. Excellent article. These areas outside of the densely packed cities where buyers can get more square footage and outdoor space for their money and have an easier time maintaining social distance have become more popular as the pandemic has dragged on. Apparently Brits like Dubai for winter breaks because sunshine is guaranteed. Guys are in extreme pain, transaction volumes have collapsed, properties on offer have exploded. Enough money can rent it. With a stream of busted IPOs, a stock market that has not gone anywhere in over a year, there is no real incentive to buy. Middle class has been made extinct and the duffers are building high end. This was done some years ago to halt a wave of conversions of rent-controlled apartments into condos, which are not rent-controlled. There’s thousands and thousands of these things. Googling OZK bank did not turn up any offices being I heartily recommend this book, a nice read, nothing literary but very enjoyable and uncannily predictive. Looks like another blood bath is underway in Miami’s condo market. Credit Bubble While most of the sub-markets show price declines, and in some cases vertigo-inducing price plunges, there are some sub-markets … She also taught journalism courses at several New York City colleges and obtained a real estate license. From what I understand, once a builder gets a loan, the project goes to completion. This has led to a return to bidding wars and offers over asking price, which is helping to drive up home prices. Who would have thought that this summer, with the number of COVID-19 cases surging and new rounds of restrictions and shutdowns, would yield one of the most competitive housing markets in recent memory? We had to cut staff by 20% over two years. South Florida is one of those markets where foreigners are always invoked, either as a panacea for all ills or as a cause of all evils. The billions it’s putting into flood mitigation is merely kicking the can down the road. Since condos are not rent-controlled in SF, the owner can raise the rent at the annual lease renewal date to whatever level. Wall St. And they're competing with those who had no plans to move until the stay-at-home orders created a burning desire for additional square footage and a big backyard in which to ride out the crisis. Home prices fell in only two of the nation's 50 largest metros: Miami, where they dipped 1.5% compared with last year, and Orlando, FL, where they ticked down 0.9%. Yes I’ve seen it before I stopped by SunTrust today to see the status of my accounts. It just needed lower prices and it eventually cleared. Buying a condo is a stupid idea 99.9% of the time. For the condo in Thailand I pay 10,000 Baht (about $330) a month rent. That would explain very strange as I am seeing on social media sites and we have surprisingly affordable apartments in Dubai can be. The median price was up 5.2 percent, year-over-year, however. But that's not what we're seeing in today's market. I suppose I will soon get prompts for iPhones streaming service next. Today we’ll stick to your basic trendline using exponential linear regression. I ‘inherited’ a couple townhouses in Florida from a previous romantic relationship. Of course, who can know if it’s a great investment ahead of time? This time it really is gonna blow…. Buyers paid a median $27,000 more for a home in July than they did last year because the supply of available properties for sale plummeted at the same time that demand for them had skyrocketed. If the Corona Virus is held at bay, home prices could stay flat for July, and then begin a slight 1% increase in August and September. Real Estate speculators assuming the greater fool theory…. Here is a sampling from the Q2 report on Miami’s condo markets by Brown Harris Stevens. seems you don’t have the funds to do so anyway! The condos are rented out. And those mind-boggling high prices, shooting up in the middle of a recession with the worst unemployment since the Great Depression and an economy undergoing a historic contraction, are a direct result of the pandemic. Therefore, smart guys always watch Miami. Full disclosure. Friend: Lemme explain it this way. Can confirm. A high end buyer buying a unit in a 200 unit building. Our policy makers will react to this somehow, they don’t like affordable housing either. Office occupancy plunged by the most in Dallas. Record-low mortgage rates have added fuel to the fire as homeownership is now more affordable for buyers. Raise taxes. Central Banks The bank branch may be from 2017. But just because it’s fake luxury it doesn’t mean HOA fees are any lower. The green shaded area shows Zillow’s forecast for the Miami housing market through 2019 and into 2020. Additionally, as a result of high demand for larger units and more customized features, 777 Via Acqualina will now be reconfigured to feature a total of 150 luxurious residences with square footage ranging from 2,910 to 5,595 square feet, with larger balconies and extra bedrooms. For those of you who are unfamiliar with hard-money lending, these are loans made on the basis of the asset value, not the ability of the borrower to pay. This is a process with the City that changes the legal ownership structure of the building, and is limited and hard to do these days for reasons I point out below. The media went nuts along with all the other party leaders and the majority of the councilors. But new businesses with planned wages have been getting scarcer since 2007. I’ve always been told to ignore sunk costs, AB. Was told you can’t fire the CEO of Ontario Hydro due to some high penalty clause… Add to that the $4500-$5000 a month mortgage and all of a sudden it doesn’t really make sense to buy if prices are not going up any more. The median sales price declined 1.7 percent to $295,000 in August, from $300,000 in July. I follow the foreclosures and tax deeds religiously. Friend: Holy sh*t Kuppy, it’s about to blow!! https://www.treehugger.com/climate-change/very-late-book-review-john-d-macdonalds-condominium.html. It looks like Cookies are disabled in your browser. A March 2020 report by Clever, an online real estate service, indicates that only 5.3% of homes in Miami-Dade are worth less than their mortgage … Banks look at the data and won’t underwrite new loans. (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In recent news, hundreds of Condos will be turned into a small crampy apartment’s as a clever way to pay less taxes and earn profit! The only way owning is viable, is if prices go up and allow you to extract capital to fund the carrying costs—though debt service then makes the monthly cash flow even worse. Home prices grew by 17 percent year-over-year at the end of 2013 in the West Palm ­Beach-Boca Raton-Delray Beach metro area. ), but the Mongolian government mismanaged everything and the growth spurt came apart. “Him” (His Infernal Majesty?) Wolf, we will really appreciate your keeping us updated as to how this trend is spreading. Me: Why isn’t any of this showing up in the data yet? The ground floor on those condos is not far from sea level. Unlike in Broward and Miami-Dade, the median price for single-family homes actually went down in Palm Beach County, dropping by 1.4 percent to $340,000. After reading I had to check the calendar, it is exactly as it was in 2007. What will help prevent any sudden collapse are the happy-talk, buy-buy, articles like this one, explaining that “Developers continue to see an international clientele, especially those from Latin America, moving to the Magic City.” Overall house listings rose 12.1%, much higher than the 2% growth last month. His ass was grass with just the required severance package by law. It was gangbusters in 2005. Even having fully written off a bad mortgage does not relieve the bank of owning & managing the foreclosed house. This time, who knows. Not in my experience. In other news about banking security on the internet. Every month they break ground on hundreds of additional units when the existing ones won’t sell. Condos, being a place to live and an investment, have a role to play. All data is for Q2 2019 compared to Q2 2018: Below is a riveting and funny article by Harris “Kuppy” Kupperman on the difficulties the market is now facing, as seen by an insider from beneath the surface, particularly the financing issues that are now ripping into Miami’s condo business. There used to be more jobs in the orange groves and juice factories. That has to do with the immense dead zone in the GOM result of oil spills and stuff coming down Miss, excess fertilizer dumped on GMO crops in Midwest. In Ontario, Canada, our new Premier cut in almost half the Toronto city councilors… I wonder what they’ll end up doing. Contractors actually build & operate the place; Dubai citizens don’t do that. "After being particularly hard hit in March and April, new coronavirus cases remain stable in the Northeast and we’re seeing buyers return to the market in force.". End users are seeing that the “fire sale” price may very well be next quarter’s market price, and the units aren’t moving. The pace of decline has clearly accelerated recently. I am not sure about waterfront property, but things seem a little more rational over here. Then there’s the “single-asset” commercial mortgage-backed security (CMBS) backed only by the mortgage of this tower. He runs a real estate economic consulting firm based in Deerfield Beach that bears his name. Plummeting New York real estate values are causing people to flee New York in droves! What areas are most devoid of NE’ers? US regulators are among the most aggressive in the world in terms of ensuring banks identify & charge off bad mortgages (which in 2008 so overwhelmed the system, taxpayers got stuck with part of the bill). Federal Reserve Sign up here. And they’re expected to continue dropping for the foreseeable future. Median prices in the Steel City and surrounding area were 25% higher in July than the previous year, hitting a median $249,950. The median number of days between the listing date and closing date for single-family homes was 98 days, a 6.7% decrease from 105 days. They can take rates to zero, it won’t matter. 2. 1) monthly carrying costs – condo fees, RE taxes, local govt fees Miami condo market makes no sense, you can buy a house in south miami for $250-350 a foot. Canadian Real Estate Prices To Drop 28%. Good thing they just popped down a new branch in Sunset Harbor. They’re scared of Trump and they’re broke anyway. At the right price someome will buy, but at $1500/ sq ft?!? State and Feds step in? The property tax is $50,000 alone. Same thing in newer neighborhoods in San Diego. This is good information but makes me want to puke as my brickell condo which I thought I overpaid for might tame a further bath if/when I sell . And it doesn't look like they'll be coming down anytime soon. And Petunia makes a good point…. I have noticed that too. The question is how to craft a bailout that would be politically feasible…. Several of the comments posted also helped understanding. The buyer factors in taxes and HOA fees in the bid or offer. Most of New Orleans is built BELOW sea level. "That's what happened in the last recession. Have not been reading about them in this supposed bubble. China we live in birmingham – we live in highland park and birmingham is booming- don’t know if it will last but its great right now- we moved here from greenville sc – we like it. Maybe not exactly the same, but it rhymes a bit. https://www.local10.com/weather/heavy-rain-causes-street-flooding-in-miami-miami-beach. I love MiAmi but im too practical to get gouged daily on almost every purchase and activity . Brick & Mortar Meltdown Him: They underwrote the stuff the local hard money boys wouldn’t touch at 15%, but those jokers got paid fed funds plus 3 to take the risk. But it is showing up in the condo data for the sub-markets. Many of those listings have yet to go back up. Me: Sweet!! Lemme know when I can get a great deal on something nice. Kapish? Then the rest of the country. A builder that doesn’t build isn’t a builder any more. When we moved to Florida we hardly ever went there, actively avoided it in the 2000’s. For the best experience, please enable cookies when using our site. If you think the market is going to go up, and if all you can afford is a condo (or have preference for living in one for some reason), then it can be a good investment. I’m interested in doing that too, but I don’t want to put it in a bank “safety” deposit box. https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8qnnqwg5zho8njq/AABNBcPne_DQ3zqAzYcK0tiia/Floor%20Plans/Estates%20Residences/Donatello?dl=0, https://www.dropbox.com/sh/8qnnqwg5zho8njq/AACpM8nL3JeCAWtdmQ4awya5a/Floor%20Plans/Estates%20Residences/Toscana%20and%20Toscana%20Modified?dl=0. 8 Myths About Renting You Should Stop Believing Immediately, 6 Ways Home Buyers Mess Up Getting a Mortgage, 6 Reasons You Should Never Buy or Sell a Home Without an Agent, Difference Between Agent, Broker & REALTOR, Real Estate Agents Reveal the Toughest Home Buyers They’ve Ever Met, The 5 Maintenance Skills All Homeowners Should Know, Click for complete coronavirus coverage from realtor.com, Forget About Recessionary Real Estate Bargains: Home Prices Are Still Rising, The Housing Market Heats Up as More Americans Return to Work, Why a Pandemic, Recession, and Protests Aren't Keeping the Housing Market From Roaring Back, What To Expect in 2021's Housing Market: This Is How Much Home Prices Will Rise, What the Flip? The developer or owner goes bankrupt. This annual limit on rent increases is the reason why owners try to jump through the hoops to legally convert rental apartments to condos. I worked for a County government in Florida when the market blew in 2007. And if the market value drops you don’t take a personal hit. RE market is running on fundamentals. Of course, as layoffs happen and the dead wood goes, the average productivity goes up, so some of the next set of people to get laid off will have productivity above the old average but … in the new, smaller, more efficient company, they are now the dead wood. Coral Gables and Coconut Grove will likely have stable-to-up prices, while in Miami Beach we see some signs of weakness although prices are still on a slow and steady climb there. Lots of very dead wood tossed overboard. And to be really cynical, look at the Boeing 737max fiasco. The chart below, courtesy of Zillow, shows how the median home price in Miami has changed over the past ten years or so. Plus insane monthly HoA fees. While most of the sub-markets show price declines, and in some cases vertigo-inducing price plunges, there are some sub-markets were prices in Q2 have increased. The property taxes plus HOA Fee plus Mella Roos Fee alone may cost you $2000/month . It started in Miami in 2006-2007 last time. He set up a real estate company in Mongolia (YAK.V) when it was the fastest growing economy on the planet (2011-12??? Using this model, and using the OECD index numbers, we should see prices drop … I will never understand why people do this. “… And I’ve seen it before We had a housing shortage already, and the pandemic has created conditions that have only worsened it.". From memory, Miami real estate is very much Kuppy’s area. 2) any pending or active legal cases against builders or condo assns When then rent goes up, you move. Dubai is absolutely beautiful (though it helps if you enjoy the desert), everything is new, and, unlike NYC, it has a surprising mix of activities & restaurants that are reasonably priced. Consistently low mortgage rates, expanded work-from-home and remote schooling fueled already strong demand for Miami real estate. I own a 2 bedroom flat in England and rent a condo in Thailand. The best solution is to have many trusted friends that have beachfront luxury condos. Most properties on South Beach (where I live) are off by 20 to 35% from peak prices, but that is nothing compared to the carnage across the bridge in areas like Brickell and Edgewater. In my experience, trends in Miami real estate also tend to lead national trends by a few quarters. Miami’s housing market fared far worse … With all of that in mind, I got drinks last weekend with a buddy in the hard-money lending market to discuss the state of the market. I was hacked and for security purposes SunTrust suggested I move everything but a deminimus amount into a money market account. Speculative building….. Friend: Before, when a borrower would default, we’d put him into penalty default interest (which is 25% on loans over $500k in Florida). I agree with many of the other readers better to rent . 200 units per building…. Inflation & Devaluation I’m sorry but I have no sympathy for the players in this game. During the 90’s we vacationed often in Miami, 3 or 4 days was always more than enough. Well, it’s been for sale for 9 months now. I guess I will always be looking at the condos 3 blocks from the beach. I have a strong feeling more and more Airbnb units are hitting the market through owners using their condos for Airbnbs. And then as the condo ages, the fees increase to maintain a decaying building, while simultaneously the condo’s value decreases. It will also offer two single family homes, as well as two two-story penthouses, all with private leisure pools. More subtle things than subscription too, like how “mysteriously” people’s iPhone slow down after a system update following a release of a new model – its why Apple already got sued by France which has anti-planned-obsolescence laws. The basic law of Miami condo pricing is that if prices stop going up, they collapse due to the carrying cost. A good house. Who the hell can afford this stuff? In theory, you can convert the whole condo building from the legal ownership structure of a condo to an apartment building, though I don’t know why anyone would do that. Preferably friends that spend a lot of time out of town and need a condo sitter. Some Northeastern housing markets that were devastated in the spring by the pandemic have rebounded—and then some—as their number of positive cases has fallen. The condo gets sold at auction. We’re on our 3rd broker now. Miami Real Estate Selling Close to List Price The median number of days between listing and contract dates for Miami single-family home sales was 50 days, a 9.1% decrease from 55 days last year. I want to look into Tampa or Jacksonville. Of course, commodities ran right downhill after the start-up as well. There aren’t enough rich Venezuelans and Russians to buy all these units. Florida has a high rental vacancy rate (8.2%). Remember, our basis is $1.5 million. Then again, if the market value drops, how often do you see a decrease in your rent? What does that do to bonds? 2017, as far bank branches is concerned, is new. But this time is different said the REIC shills. Keep up the good work folks. Very happy with that turn of events. Friend: The story usually ends with a “fire sale” of the property by the defaulted borrower or by the lender (after foreclosure). They've built fewer homes, and right now, Florida has a statewide shortage. Why are prices dropping? Nonetheless, home prices have hit record highs as buyers are battling it out across the nation over a limited selection of reasonably priced abodes. No amount of money can buy happiness. In 1977 John D. Macdonald’s novel “Condominium” was published. Him: Are you f*cking kidding me? Fl’s 21.5M human population outnumbers the 1.1M cattle (who, contrary to popular belief, are allowed to neither vote or count votes). Can I ask why you left Greenville? We’re building cash. When you own a treasury bond, you see NAV = 1 as far as the eye can see, but you look at RE you see who will be swimming naked when the water rises, who will be bone dry, and you bail out. Trying to clean up the previous parties massive debts and bad policy commitments. Grow government. The guy defaulted and we’re up to $2.0 million in principal and default interest and we took possession—figuring we were plenty protected by over a million in equity left on the asset. This adds up fast when a property is worth hundreds of thousands or even millions. Yikes. Very interesting article. opened in the Sunset Harbor recently. By Harris Kupperman, founder of Praetorian Capital, Adventures in Capitalism. Miami Beach is sinking, and the sea level is rising. 200 units per building. At a 45-50% LTGDV $OZK is into this for up to $750/ sq ft. Condos start at $4.2m? STAT OF THE WEEK $1 million Miami-based Cervera Real Estate announced that Sandra Masis was its top producer last year in general real estate sales, with $1 million in commissions. Even the County foreclosure sales, which have been loaded with fix-and flip reality TV fans bidding 110% of value for the past 5 years, are seeing below market priced deals with no bids. Sharing the pool and singing kumbaya with other high-enders. Buyers who were sidelined by the virus in the spring are now jockeying with those who had planned to buy in the summer. If the market is going down is it’s all the fault of those dastardly [insert the nationality that used to be fashionable among RE shills until a few weeks earlier] dumping their properties on the market at fire sale prices. Love water, heat, and sunsets… I’ve seen plenty of layoffs at my company over the years and I’ve never seen an employee with above average productivity laid off. Not sure the fire sale side has failed at all. Hoping to find buyers for high end. The only cure for asset bubbles is a mercy killing by collapse. Check out the data on property taxes compiled by Empirecenter.org. The tenant then decides to endure or move out. Remember, the price for a whole building is set on the last trade. Chicago, Hartford, Greenwich Ct etc ,etc, etc. They’re paid off so I book a nominal profit, but I’m subsidizing my renters to the tune of $200/mo each for the HOA (and a another couple hundred that goes to the property managers). Those shrunken rates can greatly reduce monthly mortgage payments. Last time they let millions of properties sit empty on the banks books for years, while allowing them to pretend the loans were still good. Read More » Active listings fell 37.4% in September (-35.5% in August). "Yet many homeowners believe that now is still not a good time to sell.". I have long drawn my conclusions about the folks who buy this stuff and they are better not printed, at least not on this fine website. I used to read about condo conversions. More cows than people in some areas. Check the Miami dade clerk of the courts website and see how many foreclosures are out there, and look and see how many were administered daily back during the crash and after. Think of these places as the real estate version of the Vanden Plas 1500: an Austin Allegro with pretentious finish and a ridiculous price tag. Hey they could always just build a wall Seawall that is Doesn’t POTUS own property down there He’s an expert on wall building. It’s just as easy/hard to rent out a condo (item #2 above) as it is to rent out an apartment. Him: I have no idea. Just little bits of history repeating..”, “Even the County foreclosure sales, which have been loaded with fix-and flip reality TV fans bidding 110% of value for the past 5 years, are seeing below market priced deals with no bids.”. It is pretty much mathematically impossible to have a positive yield from buying and renting out a Miami condo (trust me, I’ve done the math many times). Once you’ve made a “go decision” you’re gonna finish the thing—even if you only sell it for $200 in the end. And property taxes are based on how much the property is valued, not on the real value of the shoddy workmanship and poor materials sold for their weight in gold. Florida orange groves are dead and dying because of the citrus greening disease. In 2018, a total of 191 units were converted from apartments into condos, according to the SF Planning Department’s 2018 report. For an outfit the size of Hydro a 6 mil salary scarcely seems unusual. I don’t want to do the landscaping or clean the entrance. 5 Reasons You’ll Want a Veteran-Friendly Real Estate Agent, What’s Tarek El Moussa Up To? Get quick and easy access to your home value, neighborhood activity and financial possibilites. Am I crazy for wondering whether they’re building high end fully expecting them to get wiped out by the next hurricane? In the Miami area, they rose 13 percent. Him: Last time, a lot of the stuff that defaulted was upper middle-class product. So this dialog (convo) above is from 2017. In San Francisco, where it had already been rock-bottom, it dipped into the single digits. But 16% of “proprietors’ income” in October was PPP money & Pandemic farm aid. And ban something!!!!!! To really screw things up you need a computer with an internet connection. Bank of the Ozarks is into this development for a $600m loan, with a GDV based on over $1100/ sq ft. Months of house supply dropped 38.9% to 2.2 months. In SF, condo conversions are limited to 200 a year. I think we could say that Miami is “distinctive,” but not unique, and it’s certainly a trendsetter. As early as 2005, McCabe was sounding alarms of a … True and when I was building homes I heard the stories of my colleagues making zillions by borrowing more and doing bigger projects as I built one at a time Then as the markets imploded I heard the stories of how they were all crying, bankrupting and divorcing I just kept driving my old pickup to work every day and tried my best to ignore the noise.

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