Commercial & Investment Real Estate Archive

Business Activities of Commercial Members

Commercial members completed a median of five transactions in 2010 – this is the same as in 2009, but down from eight transactions in 2008. The median sales transaction volume in 2010 was $1,282,100 (based on calculating a response...

Rising Days on Market

One fairly consistent trend that has been occurring in many local markets in recent months has been a rising average days-on-market (DOM) figure.  Home prices have been shaky, with NAR showing 5.1 percent lower prices in the first quarter...

Cost of Renting a Home Increasing

A number of articles have recently extolled the financial advantages of renting vs. owning a home. Renters are, however, apparently finding that the cost of renting is increasing. Forty-six percent of respondents to the recent REALTORS® Confidence Index reported rental...

February 2011 Real Estate Insights: “Commercial Investment Looking Up”

While the commercial real estate market still faces challenges, last year ended on a high note for commercial investors. In fact, investment in U.S. commercial real estate increased a whopping 120% in 2010. George Ratiu, NAR Research Economist, provides...