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15-Unit Montebello Development in Montebello, CA with Scott Choppin

15-Unit Montebello Development in Montebello, CA with Scott Choppin “Ever heard of a three-story, five-bedroom, four-bathroom multifamily urban rental townhouse with a two-car garage? That’s exactly the kind of property that features in a new 15-unit development in Montebello, California. In this interview with Dan Handford, multifamily expert, Scott Choppin, founder of the Urban Pacific…

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The U.S. Housing Market Stares Down an Even Bigger Economic Shock

The U.S. Housing Market Stares Down an Even Bigger Economic Shock “In fact, the shock hitting the U.S. housing market continues to grow: On Monday, the average 30-year fixed mortgage rate jumped to 6.87%. That marks both the highest mortgage rate since 2002 and the biggest 12-month jump (see chart below) since 1981.” To Read…

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Rental CPI (YoY) vs. Rental Vacancy Rate

Rental CPI (YoY) vs. Rental Vacancy Rate “Not Surprising: Low Rental Vacancy Rates (blue) = high YoY Rental CPI (orange) Surprising: YoY Rent CPI has only gone negative once – in 2Q10′ (barely) – and rental vacancy was >11%   Vacancy as of 2Q22′ at 5.6% is the lowest since the 1970’s Advantage: Landlord” To…

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Sequential Change in CPI

Sequential Change in CPI “If you’re worrying about inflation, you’re fighting the last war. The dashed lines are where Sept inflation will come in. Headline inflation will be at pre-Covid levels in rate of change terms, and Core will be a handful of months behind.” To Read the Original Article Click Here Subscribe to our…

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CEO Money: Episode 207 with Scott Choppin

CEO Money: Episode 207 with Scott Choppin “The special guest this episode is Scott Choppin, the founder of the Urban Pacific Group of Companies in Long Beach, California.” For full transcript click here Expand COMING SOON! Subscribe to our regular newsletter and get exclusive access to our next investment opportunity. Recent Posts

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Housing Units Under Construction

Housing Units Under Construction “Combined, there are 1.702 million units under construction. This is the all-time record number of units under construction.” To Read the Original Article Click Here Subscribe to our regular newsletter and get exclusive access to our next investment opportunity. Recent Posts

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Climbing Housing Costs Could Prop Up Inflation for a While

Climbing Housing Costs Could Prop Up Inflation for a While “Economists expect housing inflation to strengthen further before cooling off in the coming months, but are unsure of when relief will appear. This creates another challenge for the Federal Reserve as it raises interest rates to reduce price pressures.Overall annual inflation eased to 8.3% in…

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Climbing Housing Costs Could Prop Up Inflation for a While

Climbing Housing Costs Could Prop Up Inflation for a While “Rents and other shelter costs are emerging as a major driver of overall consumer inflation, keeping it high at a time when many other sources are starting to ease…Overall annual inflation eased to 8.3% in August from 8.5% in July, according to the Labor Department’s…

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Making Multifamily Work in California

Making Multifamily Work in California “Making Multifamily work in California Building Multifamily Real Estate from the ground up. Workforce Housing Demographics of A vs B Class urban development 5 Bedroom Townhomes at scale. Being a local change agent. The stability of Multifamily Real Estate Proving the models Being recession resilient Build and hold vs build…

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Unemployment Rate Changes

Unemployment Rate Changes “Unemployment in an aggregate sense remains low, but in 16 states unemployment rates rose in August … CT, MD, and NY were among those with increases of about 0.4% … Cleveland, DC, and Detroit areas had decreasing rates.” To Read the Original Article Click Here Subscribe to our regular newsletter and get…

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