Thursday, January 16, 2020

National

Articles with a National focus

NMHC and NAA applaud Congress and the administration on highlighting rental housing industry

NMHC and NAA applaud congressional leaders and the Administration for negotiating in good faith and securing an agreement that addresses a number of substantial issues facing the rental housing industry, especially housing affordability. Today’s spending...
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Midwest real estate experts preview 2020 multifamily trends

As the industry enters a new decade, concerns about a recession and oversupply in the U.S. multifamily market seem to be in most investors’ rearview mirrors. Instead, as noted in the recent U.S. Multifamily...

New guide provides answers to common code questions

A new guide co-published by the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the International Code Council (ICC) helps industry professional navigate the 2018 International Residential Code. Available through BuilderBooks, NAHB's publishing arm, the 2018...

Holiday hitchhikers: Keeping pests out of homes this season

The holiday season, a time for family, fun and festivities, is here. If you're not careful, unwanted hitchhikers—pests—may be celebrating the holidays alongside you and your family. Orkin Pest Control has tips for keeping...

American Ventures CEO reveals science behind multifamily & commercial real estate

Shravan Parsi, founder and CEO of multifamily and commercial real estate investment company, American Ventures, today announced the publication of The Science of the Deal™: The DNA of Multifamily and Commercial Real Estate. A pharmaceutical...

Most home building in Millennial areas

The majority of single-family and multifamily housing production in the nation is occurring in counties with the greatest concentration of millennials. However, in a warning sign that the housing affordability crisis persists and more...

HUD issues request for information on eliminating regulatory barriers to affordable housing

The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) published a Request for Information (RFI) seeking public comment on Federal, State, local, and Tribal laws, regulations, land use requirements, and administrative practices that artificially...
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Pillars 2020: Stepping it up

The national obsession with counting steps in the pursuit of physical fitness has spawned a plethora of pedometers in the marketplace and a trend toward pedestrian-oriented neighborhoods in the multifamily world. More than half of...

The enduring strength of truth

Webster defines it as “the property of being in accord with fact or reality.” Truth is a beautiful, most reliable thing. The truth of Christmas and the holidays is sometimes muffled by the hustle and...

Infographic: Quantum supremacy

The man in the machine Programmed by humans, algorithms begin with a logic tree specifying every facet of the code’s behavior from content prioritization to blacklisting. With Google’s near monopoly, what hangs in the...

Unlocking Big Data

The coupling of big data with artificial intelligence (AI) and the internet of things (IoT) has power to disrupt the traditional way of basing real estate decisions on experience, past performance and intuition. The machine...
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Developing Expertise

Multifamily professionals who are interested in keeping up with the latest trends in the industry are undoubtedly familiar with NAA’s Apartmentalize and NMHC’s OPTECH shows. However, they may not be aware of another event...

As economists forecast for 2020, some are already thinking past the next recession

“Economists generally expect will experience a downturn... over the course of 2020 or early 2021,” says Sam Chandan, a trained economist, an associate dean of New York University’s Schack Institute of Real Estate,...

Why business leaders need to understand their algorithms

One of the biggest sources of anxiety about AI is not that it will turn against us, but that we simply cannot understand how it works. The solution to rogue systems that discriminate against...

OK Boomer is just the first salvo of a larger generational showdown

The inscription (above) is reminiscent of another that, according to Newsweek, was unearthed in the Sumerian city of Ur (located in modern-day Iraq and founded in 3800 B.C.), which says, “If the unheard-of actions...
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