Chicago’s Beal Properties On Successfully Moving During COVID-19
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Chicago’s Beal Properties On Successfully Moving During COVID-19

For most of us, thoughts of moving apartments manifest immediate brow sweat, and conjure up dread. Even during the best of circumstances, fleeting thoughts of loading heavy boxes onto a truck, spending hours organizing trinkets, and reassembling furniture for the tenth time can mar an otherwise exciting relocation opportunity. When you add a global pandemic, […]

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SBB Research Group on the American Housing Survey (AHS)

While many people are familiar with the United States Census, which is taken every 10 years as mandated by the Constitution, there are actually over 100 different surveys conducted by the US Census Bureau each year. In this educational series, SBB Research Group summarizes key information from Census.gov about these lesser-known—but highly important—surveys. What is […]

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Is buying a house a better investment than the stock market? We did the math, and the answer is clear

Joe Raedle/Getty Images Owning real estate is often the biggest financial commitment someone will make, while investing in stocks is generally a key component of building wealth. Using data from the Federal Housing Finance Agency and Yahoo Finance, we compared housing prices and stock prices over the past couple of decades. In that time, stocks […]

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UBS: The housing markets in these 6 cities are closest to a bubble

Michael Dalder/Reuters At least six cities around the world are at risk of having housing bubbles, according to UBS’ 2018 Global Real Estate Bubble Index.  There are affordability crises in many more cities because housing costs have risen faster than incomes.  Policymakers will need to step in, but the appropriate response could be challenging to […]