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Where is the U.S. Housing Shortage?

U.S. home prices and rents are experiencing unprecedented growth this year. Although there are several reasons for this surge, the key cause is a prolonged housing supply shortage that has hit a record last year and continues to deepen. New residential construction is starting to catch up nationally but is still far from reducing the shortage and, until then, upward pressure on housing costs will likely persist. Considering that housing rents... Read More

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Increasing Spokane’s Housing Supply

The following is excerpted from the executive summary of the final CRE Consulting Corps report presented to the Spokane Association of REALTORS®. The Spokane Association of REALTORS® (SAR) and Spokane public and private sector groups have been studying the growing problem of housing demand, lack of sufficient inventory of available units, diversity of product and the gap in affordability in recent years. The SAR® reached out to The Counselors... Read More

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Where is the U.S. Housing Shortage?

Volume 45, Number 30 - November 22, 2021

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The Return to Occupancy & Beyond Survey Results

Introduction For the first time ever, some of the most respected and prominent real estate industry associations came together to support a return to occupancy and beyond survey designed to help their members and the broader industry succeed in re-occupancy and future strategic planning. Shared and standardized data is powerful for informing real estate professionals to be effective, especially during a pandemic. Building data as well as people... Read More

The Counselors of Real Estate®, established in 1953, is an international group of high profile professionals including members of prominent real estate, financial, legal and accounting firms as well as leaders of government and academia who provide expert, objective advice on complex real property situations and land-related matters. Membership is selective, extended by invitation only. The organization’s CRE® (Counselor of Real Estate) credential is granted to all members in recognition of superior problem solving ability in various areas of real estate counseling. For more information, contact The Counselors of Real Estate