The Source reader Christopher Suhy had an interesting comment the other dayabout IRS 1031 “like kind” property exchanges. He asked if there had been any studies made showing and comparing regions and market segments where 1031 exchanges had taken place. As he points out, it would be useful to find market segments where 1031s are underutilized.
While I didn’t [...]
Some of the nation’s leading commercial real-estate firms are increasing their activity on such social media sites as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter. In fact, a number of brokers say they are doing deals thanks directly to leads generated by such sites.
Many brokers didn’t even know what Twitter was in 2010 — four years after its launch. [...]
The senior living sector is a major growth area in commercial real estate. The reasons for this boil down to classic supply and demand driven by demographics. Longer life expectancy in the United States mean steady growth in age cohorts that move into senior living facilities. The over-85 segment of the population is growing [...]
After reading this column you will not likely pick up the phone to your stock broker or financial planner and tell them to sell it all because you are moving to Iowa to buy farmland and become a farmer. As enticing as that might sound, I will suggest you consider these points of data as building [...]
“Even with farmland selling at record highs throughout much of the nation, land remains a sound value and will likely continue to go up in price over the long term, farmland expert Murray Wise told a gathering of farmland owners, academics, policymakers and others Tuesday at a conference sponsored by the Federal Reserve Bank of [...]