The Economy in 2022, and the Real Estate Industry

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Here is an interesting Podcast I listened to yesterday.

For those in a hurry…If you can’t listen to the entire podcast, listen to minutes 20 through 25.

Listen on Apple Podcasts: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/driven-by-insight/id1540843402?i=1000538044497

“Driven by Insight”

Dr. Peter Linneman, Leading Economist & Former Wharton Professor

This 60 minute podcast is worth the time for those who consider themselves an Industry “Stakeholder.”

  • Consumers of real estate (buyers, renters, sellers, various commercial, industrial, etc)
  • Brokers/Sales Licensees
  • Franchisors
  • Franchisees
  • Investors
  • Developers
  • Citizens (Under All Is The Land)
  • REALTOR Associations at the National, State, and Local levels
  • Multiple Listing Services
  • Vendors and providers of services to the real estate industry and to those in the real estate sales “food chain”

Summary – Dr. Linneman’s recommendations and observations

Purchase assets.

  • This will be a “Golden Era” for multifamily and he lays out the data to make his points.
  • The country has been under producing housing for the last 20 years (He has the numbers).
  • Affordability and the down payment challenge.
  • The Federal Government is about to spend trillions of dollars. We will be getting advancement, but we will not get our money’s worth, which is often the result of government run projects…not getting our money’s worth.
  • And last but not least, “Working From Home” and decreasing productivity.