Trump Tag

Is the US Headed for a Recession? With the US economy on a roll, jobs outlook so positive, and the stock markets at least not tanking, the economists are suggesting a recession is more likely. Truthfully, depending on the battle between Trump and the Democrats, we may...

US Home Price Predictions Home prices rose 5% year over year last November. And recent reports from NAR, Case Shiller, and Zillow suggest resale house prices will rise in most cities in 2019. This is despite a recent slowdown in sales, rise in listings, growing interest...

US Stock Markets - 2019 2020 Predictions The volatility in the stock markets continue and many are wondering if we'll pull into a bear market in 2019. 2018 was the year that NASDAQ, S&P, and Dow changed directions, and we're looking at a major correction this winter....

Chicago Housing Market Update The recovering Chicago housing market is facing some strong challenges, yet is weaknesses may well be key strengths by 2020. The Chicago market health rating is still one of the lowest in the country (only Washington DC had a lower price performance outlook). Despite...

Rating President Trump's First 2 Years It's 2 years in on Donald Trump's presidency and seems like everyone's coming out with their own 2 year report on his performance. Here's a Presidential report card with a twist. It covers the key items but goes further to...

Lucrative Canadian Real Estate Market Spilling over into the US Foreign buyers are buying up US properties and the biggest increase is coming from Canadians. Even NAR's Chief Lawrence Yun was surprised by the growing demand from Canadians given the low Canadian dollar. Yun is quoted...

California Homebuyers - Who Understands their Pain? A little empathy goes a long way. Our clients have hopes, needs, dreams and sometimes a frustrating reality. If you're a realtor, mortgage agent, home renovator, home developer, building product supplier, or financial services provider, you probably need to get intimate...

UK Voted to Leave European Union The collective agreement called the EU turned out poorly for Britain, and the UK is leaving the union. The British pound dropped with some panicky talk of recession, but we know everything will bounce back. However, without the UK, the EU...