As with all of your real estate portfolio investments, the type of properties you invest in, be it condos, multi-family, mixed use, or single-family homes, typically depends on the property location, market conditions, and projected return on your investment.
Empty houses that once pock marked middle class neighborhoods in Jacksonville during the recession are being snapped up.
But not all of the new owners are families or smalltime landlords — some are Wall Street executives.
Jacksonville has been hit with one of the nation’s hottest financial sector trends
As the economic recovery has strengthened, the US housing market has emerged from the slowdown during late 2013 and early 2014, when a too- fast run up in prices and unusually harsh weather significantly stunted sales. Recent housing indicators have been stronger but the recovery remains a grinding one, and we continue to expect the recovery to be choppy
Hedge funds that profited on residential mortgage debt after the financial crisis such as Pine River Capital Management and Canyon Partners are trimming their bets as prices rise.Gorelick Brothers Capital is also exiting investments in both uninsured and governmentbacked home loan securities. The firm is seeking higher returns by raising a private equity fund to buy singlefamily rental houses, said Rael Gorelick, a cofounder of the firm.
In Mid-March of 2014, foreign direct investment in real estate sector in the United States reached up to approximately $9 billion, with several billion-dollar agreements still in process. Since the Chinese economy has gradually slackened and the Canadian market has become more saturated in the real estate cycle, foreign investors are turning their attention to the U.S. market