California Real Estate Still Dictated by Supply and Demand

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Like in much of the rest of the country, California real estate has changed quite a bit since March 2022. However, it hasn’t changed as much as it has in other parts of the country. While home sales have dropped, for instance, Sharestates Regional Sales Director for the West Coast Region Nick Roberson says the […]

Florida Real Estate Is Transitioning to a Buyer’s Market

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A lot has changed about Florida real estate since March. It’s still about supply and demand, of course. That part hasn’t changed. But market dynamics have changed. According to Sharestates Florida Regional Sales Director Scott Evans, existing home sales are on the decline, and it’s easy to see why. Interest rates are on the rise […]

How to Navigate a Bear Market as an Investor

Bear Market

Bloomberg has officially declared the stock market a bear market, but what does that mean for real estate investors? The definition of a bear market is a series of prolonged declines in an investment market. Typically, a securities bear market is not declared until the market has fallen 20 percent or more from its most […]

How Foreclosure Moratoriums Continue to Impact Housing in 2022

While federal foreclosure moratoriums imposed during the COVID-19 pandemic have been lifted, several states have extended their foreclosure moratoriums with some not to expire until the end of this year (2022). Those moratoriums continue to impact housing in those states where they are still in place. As a result, the health of real estate markets […]

How Table Funding Benefits Small Lenders

In the last year-and-a-half, Sharestates has seized the opportunity to expand our offerings in the private lending space. We’ve already discussed correspondent lending and how we help leverage capital for our clients. Today, we’re going to discuss table funding.

Build-to-Rent Boom: One Red-Hot Real Estate Trend

One of the hottest trends in real estate in recent years has been build-to-rent. Its growth rivals that of multifamily development and single-family rehab rental conversions, and the reasons for the growth of build-to-rent are the same as growth in the other rental sectors.

California’s Flip Tax Could Hurt the Real Estate Market More Than Help It

For several decades it’s been a common understanding and an unwritten rule: “As California goes, so goes the nation.” It’s because the state is very often on the cutting edge of legislation and regulation on matters of importance to a broad swath of the American public. That’s why all eyes are on AB 1771, The California Housing Speculation Act. Otherwise known as the California “flip” tax.

The Carolinas: 4 Hot Real Estate Markets

The southeast region of the U.S. is one of the hottest real estate markets in the country. Florida is home to three of the top 10 real estate markets. Head a little farther north, however, and you’ll find markets that are just as hot and heating up. Two of those are in North Carolina and two in South Carolina.

Florida Real Estate Is All About Supply and Demand

Sharestates’ Florida Regional Sales Director Scott Evans moved from New York to Celebration, Florida to work remotely. He’s not the only one. In fact, Florida is now the third most populous state in the U.S. thanks to the remote work trend and huge population growth in recent years.