Oil Price Forecast

Oil Price Forecast

Oil Price and Gasoline Price Forecasts The biggest events that could drive oil prices very high haven’t happened yet.  The coming battle around Taiwan, which President Biden mentioned in his recent visit to South Korea. China’s communist leaders conducted threatening military exercises to show their anger about South Korea and Taiwan. If and when the…

Can Realtors Benefit from a Coming Price Crash?

Can Realtors Benefit from a Coming Price Crash?

Will Sellers Rush Online to Find a Realtor? Many Realtors are thinking there’s no way residential real estate can fail. Housing markets are too hot with wealthy buyers, high employment, strong banks, along with strong millennial buyer demand and very limited supply of housing. Yet the narrative seems to be changing despite the economic strength. …

US Housing Market Crash?

US Housing Market Crash?

Housing Market Crash Ahead? With home prices surging ahead further again last month, it’s not hard to predict they will drop at some point. Anti crash prognosticators say there’s no chance of a housing market correction or crash. Homes are being bid on intensely even though most potential buyers can barely afford to buy.  As…

Vancouver Housing Market

Vancouver Housing Market

Vancouver Housing Market Update and Forecast Vancouver has built its reputation as one of the most beautiful cities and locations in the world. The modernization of the city, incredible mountain vistas, moderate climate with a surprising amount of yearly sunny days, high tech center growth, tourism and neighboring mountain recreation areas makes this area a…

Dow Jones Forecast

Dow Jones Forecast

Dow Forecast DJIA 2022 In an economic phase where commodity prices are rocketing, many investors will turn to the blue chip industrials and huge companies of the Dow Jones 30 index. These big companies can profit well in an inflationary environment and provide sustainable wealth protection. The strength of the Dow contrasts to that of…

New Home Construction

New Home Construction

[the_ad id=”29439″] US New Home Construction, Prices and Sales It’s not a reach to say that buying a new home is tops on many American’s wish list. Although demand for new homes is intense, a lack of supply is dampening those dreams of home ownership. New US home sales rose 4% across the country in…

Real Estate Marketing

Real Estate Marketing

Real Estate Marketing Packages It’s a new home selling season and opportunities still abound in 2022.  The challenge of being seen and heard and then connecting is no easy matter however, which brings is to promotion and marketing. Realtors with a strong online presence will at least be able to reach buyers and sellers. Seller…

How to Fund a Winning Realty Marketing Strategy

How to Fund a Winning Realty Marketing Strategy

[the_ad id=”29439″] Winning Real Estate Marketing Strategy Organic real estate marketing and lead generation are the core or foundation of your sales success. While local advertising and word of mouth help your efforts, they’re not going to establish you as the top Realtor in your region. Admittedly, it takes confidence and the help of a…

Housing Inventories in Florida Bottoming

Housing Inventories in Florida Bottoming

[the_ad id=”29439″] Florida Housing Supply Dries Up The Florida housing market remains one of the hottest housing markets in 2022 despite a continually diminished listings of Florida homes for sale. The lack of housing construction is a topic I’ve been writing about for years. It’s due to government policies (NIMBY) resistance to new housing development…

Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today

Stock Market Today The Dow Jones, S&P, NASDAQ and the Russell 2000 all rocketed today.  The Dow Jones average has jumped over 1100 points in the last 2 day.  It’s a significant rally and investors appear to be excited and optimistic. The Omicron virus doesn’t appear to be that potent.  Biotech firms have created anti-body…

S&P Forecast

S&P Forecast

[the_ad id=”29439″] S&P 500 Forecast If you’d invested money in S&P 500 listed stocks in the spring of 2020, you would have almost doubled your ROI.  S&P is regarded as the “real stock market” by many investors and they keep a close eye on them. Of late however, investors are a little fearful. The S&P…

Bitcoin Price Crash

Bitcoin Price Crash

Bitcoin Price Outlook Bitcoin crashed suddenly and shockingly this weekend to $35,388, far below the big highs of last month. In some markets, it even it hit $28,000 so it appears cryptocurrency is in some hot water right now. However, for smart investors, this dumping is a buying the dip opportunity. The BTC crash including…

Buy Stocks on the Dip

Buy Stocks on the Dip

[the_ad id=”29439″] Investing Strategy: Buying the Dip Buying the dip is a tactic that’s deeply ingrained in the investor community mindset. From institutional fund managers to self-directed investors, the dip in prices is a great opportunity to buy stocks at bargain prices. Investors often overreact to negative news and trends, thus dumping their stock unwisely. …

Google Finance vs Yahoo Finance

Google Finance vs Yahoo Finance

[the_ad id=”29439″] Google Finance vs Yahoo Finance More investors have turned to the stock market to grow their wealth. For one hundred years, it has always been large portfolio managers, hedge fund managers, and other professional investors who invested in stocks. There are large number of investment sites online to help guide experienced and novice…

Stock Prediction Software

Stock Prediction Software

[the_ad id=”29439″] AI Stock Prediction What could be more exciting than having an AI-powered stock price forecasting tool that could seriously increase your ability to pick top gainer stocks? Yes, if an AI-based forecasting service could identify the best stocks reliably. If you’re a self-directed investor, AI prediction software might even up the advantage of…

Toronto Condo Market Report – Update and Forecast

Toronto Condo Market Report – Update and Forecast

[the_ad id=”29439″] Toronto Condo Market The Toronto housing market continues to accelerate as the pandemic eases. Although the 416 area code sees growth last quarter and in September, it’s the 905 area code that is seeing big increases in condo prices. Toronto’s condominium market fared poorly during the pandemic as few wanted to risk high…

US Unemployment Rate

US Unemployment Rate

[the_ad id=”29439″] Unemployment Rate in the United States The Covid 19 pandemic interrupted a very positive reduction in the unemployment rate in the United states. 8 years of strong growth during the bull market stock market was crippled by the shutdowns. Now in late 2021, the economic recovery is beginning to deliver stronger job growth…

Bitcoin Stocks

Bitcoin Stocks

[the_ad id=”29439″] List of Bitcoin Stocks Bitcoin is the investing world’s most speculative and volatile asset, a cryptocurrency not based on real, intrinsic value but rather solely by the hope of what it could be worth. Some investors are hoping to either buy Bitcoin outright and other investors perhaps wiser, to invest in companies that…

Calgary Real Estate Market Forecast

Calgary Real Estate Market Forecast

[the_ad id=”29439″] Calgary Housing Market and Update The residential real estate market across Calgary is similar to most housing markets including Toronto, Mississauga, Vancouver, Kelowna and Montreal.  Housing sales in the last 13 months, and in particular the first half of this year were up sharply. The question is whether sales and prices will continue…

Los Angeles Housing Market Forecast

Los Angeles Housing Market Forecast

[the_ad id=”29439″] Los Angeles Housing Market It’s good times for home sellers in Los Angeles County where prices just keep rising. And homes are selling fast. The average home price in LA County hit $680,000, which was up $125,000 vs 12 months ago. That’s the second-highest year-over-year gain. Unfortunately, LA is now considered the least…

Be a Leader – Support Your Housing Market

Be a Leader – Support Your Housing Market

[the_ad id=”29439″] Fighting for Lower Prices and More Housing? Those looking for homes for sale are shocked and perplexed at the list prices.  Some actually ask why home prices are so high. They’re smart, because few are explaining it transparently. Instead, the answer is confused with symptoms of high home prices. Home prices are set…

Jobs Forecast 2021 to 2026

Jobs Forecast 2021 to 2026

[the_ad id=”29439″] US Jobs Outlook The bungling of the recent jobs report is a sign of trouble with the current government and a sign the job market is troubled.  The current report showed only 266,000 jobs created when almost 1 million were expected. This is a disaster. There are some job market and economic hurdles…

Will Home Prices Fall?

Will Home Prices Fall?

Will House and Condo Prices Fall? 2021 is becoming a year of ultra-heated home price gains, and buyers are feeling the pain, and many will give up on their quest to find a house for sale. The reason? Home prices are not going to fall? In fact, in San Francisco, Boston, Atlanta, Dallas, Denver, Houston,…

Digital Marketing Audit

Digital Marketing Audit

[the_ad id=”29439″] Digital Marketing Audit for Small Business In all the years managing my own freelance business and while working with digital marketing agencies, I discovered that small business people are great at what they do. Unfortunately, they’re not experts in digital marketing which is a discipline exploding in complexity. That’s why a digital marketing assessment …

Best Stock Picks

Best Stock Picks

[the_ad id=”29439″] Best Stocks to Buy Right Now Investors are being forced to pick stock winners and that is a tough task.  If you’ve been viewing the stock market news feed, you know some of the fund managers have been taking a beating, and are even gambling with some stocks that might not do well…

Canadian Housing Market

Canadian Housing Market

[the_ad id=”29439″] Canadian Real Estate Market Forecast Just like the US housing market, the real estate market in Canada showed remarkable strength in 2020. The Canadian benchmark price increased 8.5% last year, almost five times the rate of 1.8% in 2019. And forecasts for 2021 reflect a continued trend of high prices driven by low…

Houses for Sale

Houses for Sale

[the_ad id=”29439″] Homes for Sale We’re into the summer house hunting season of 2021. This one is shaping up to be a good one, when compare it to last year. However, a lack of houses for sale is definitely making the home search a challenge. For buyer’s today, a good home search strategy is necessary….

Housing Market Update – US Real Estate Report

Housing Market 2019 Outlook The Housing Market Predictions for 2019? The US economy is predicted to grow 3 to 5% (now 4.2%), and with house construction intact, and employment strong, and US wages rising, we’ll see more Americans buying a home. For many happy people, it will be their first home. As you’ll read below and in…