Real Estate

Dennis Hoffman, Lee McPheters, and Mark Stapp from ASU’s W. P. Carey School of Business addressed all the big issues and provided the first look at the local and national economy in 2018 at the Annual Economic Luncheon.

A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a particular type of company that owns and manages an income-producing property and provides the average person an opportunity to invest in commercial property.

Commercial Property Executive quoted Real Estate Professor Mark Stapp in their article about the effects of the Brexit: the United Kingdom's exist from the European Union.

The numbers are in, and the real estate market finished 2015 on a high point, especially for new home sales. December was the strongest month for new home sales since 2008, with nearly 1,500 newly built homes recorded. That’s up 45 percent from November and 58 percent from December 2014.

Optimism prevails in the Phoenix real estate market, according to expert Mike Orr, speaking at the Economic Club of Phoenix. Overall supply, which has been low, is now 77 percent of normal and rising fast, he said. But demand is 99 percent normal, which means prices are rising.