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Mike Colpitts is the editor of HousingPredictor.com, which forecasts more than 250 local housing markets in all 50 states and provides real estate news and analysis.

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Survey Shows U.S. Expects Riots

Destin, FL - October 3, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Not only are Americans aware of what’s going on with the U.S. economy and the housing market downturn, but a new Housing Predictor survey shows that nearly 2 out of 3 surveyed expect riots to break-out across the nation as a result of the troubles.

Poll Shows Home Prices Won’t Improve

Destin, FL - September 20, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A new opinion poll shows that Americans feel home prices won’t improve in the next five years enough to pull millions of underwater homeowners out from being upside down on their mortgages.

Home Prices Will Not Hit Old Highs Again

Destin, FL - September 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Home prices won’t hit the stratospheric highs they did during the real estate boom again, according to a just released opinion poll. There’s too much going against them, including financial reform with Dodd-Frank in Congress, new banking guidelines and red-tape to allow that to happen, respondents to the survey figured.

Economic Volatility Drags Real Estate

Destin, FL - September 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Volatility in the stock market has diminished confidence in the U.S. housing market from recovering any time soon for the large majority of Americans, according to a new Housing Predictor survey.

S&P Downgrade Shakes Confidence in Real Estate

Destin, FL - August 23, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Standard and Poor's U.S. credit downgrade seriously shakes the confidence that a recovery in the U.S. real estate market will develop, according to a new Housing Predictor poll

Survey Shows Americans Feeling Poorer

Destin, FL - August 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The ailing “Wealth Effect” is hurting the U.S. Falling home values have stopped homeowners from taking a family vacation this summer, completing a home improvement project or making a big purchase depressing the overwhelming majority of Americans, according to a new Housing Predictor opinion poll.

Best Housing Markets Change

Destin, FL - August 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A shake up has developed in the best real estate markets forecast for the year by Housing Predictor as cities that appeared to be developing stronger markets decline, and others move into full-fledged housing recoveries. Many cities in the U.S. are sustaining the blow of a generation in terms of home prices, but there are markets that are strengthening.

Majority Would Squat in Vacant Home

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 19, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The majority of those surveyed would squat in a vacant home if things got so bad economically they were forced to do so, according to a new Housing Predictor opinion poll

Stick it To The Banks, Survey Says

Destin, FL - June 1, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Americans want more from the U.S. Congress, according to a new independent survey and Congress needs to start by forcing banks to modify home mortgages for those at risk of foreclosure.

Homeowners Want Federal Tax Credit Left Alone

Destin, FL - May 6, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- A majority of homeowners surveyed say they want Congress to leave the federal tax credit for homeowners alone, and institute other tax advantages to re-stimulate the U.S. housing market, according to a Housing Predictor opinion poll.

Slightly More than Half of Real Estate Investors Lose

Destin, FL - April 26, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Every time someone wins investing on Wall Street another investor loses. That may also be closer to reality investing in real estate these days, according to a new survey.

Housing Appreciation Slow to Return

Santa Rosa Beach, FL - April 121, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing appreciation will take a number of years to materialize again after the downturn in most local U.S. housing markets, according to the findings of a new Housing Predictor survey. Consumers are cautiously optimistic about the market with more than 1 out of 3 surveyed saying it will take more than five years for the market to appreciate.

Housing Market Bottom Forecast

Destin, FL - March 29, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The bottom of the housing market is close to developing in some regions of the U.S., while others will experience a delayed reaction in 2011 to the bottom of their markets, according to the new Housing Predictor forecast.

Best Housing Markets Released

Destin, FL - March 9, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Driven by swelling local job markets, the best housing markets for investors in 2011 are spread across the U.S. with many markets located in areas that have a huge number of government jobs. The nation’s capitol, Washington, D.C. leads the annual just released list by Housing Predictor.

Trump Gets Thumped in Opinion Poll

Destin, FL - March 8, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Billionaire real estate investor and reality TV show host Donald Trump was thumped in his bid to run for U.S. president in a just released opinion poll. The question of whether the real estate mogul should run for the White House was asked after Trump made several appearances on TV talk shows hinting at a run for the U. S. presidency.

Housing Wealth Effect Hits U.S. Economy

Destin, FL - March 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The erosion of the syndrome known as the “Wealth Effect” is showing that fall out from the housing slump is having a major lingering impact on the U.S. economy, according to Housing Predictor analysts

Poll Shows Majority Believe in Housing Market Miracle

Destin, FL - February 22, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Apparently the majority of American consumers believe in miracles when it comes to the housing market. A new survey shows that a majority of respondents feel that Congress and the White House should stop trying to repair the damaged housing market so it can heal itself

Best Housing Markets Named in 2011

Destin, FL - February 14, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- The best housing markets forecast in 2011 have been named by Housing Predictor, which forecasts local markets in all 50 U.S. states. Markets are annually selected by the real estate research firm, and updated as regional market conditions demand over the entire year.

Opinion Poll Shows Divide on Foreclosures

Destin, FL - February 7, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Despite the financial hardship it would trigger, Americans are divided on whether the U.S. government should take action to halt the foreclosure crisis. The stunning result was delivered in a new opinion poll taken by Housing Predictor.

Home Prices in 17 States to Rise in 2011

Destin, FL - February 2, 2011 - (RealEstateRama) -- Housing markets in 17 states are forecast to see home prices go higher in 2011, according to Housing Predictor analysts

Business Real Estate Press Releases

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Investec Announces Acquisition of The Esplanade Shopping Center in Oxnard

Investec Real Estate Companies, specializing in the acquisition, development, management and leasing of retail properties in California, is pleased to announce its newest acquisition, The Esplanade Shopping Center in Oxnard, California. The 356,864-­­ square-foot shopping center is anchored by Dick’s Sporting Goods

Recent Gov & Nonprofit Real Estate Press Releases

The Ultimate Guide to Buying a House with Student Loans

In 2016, the National Association of Realtors conducted a survey and found out that at least 71 percent of those interviewed believe that student loans are their most significant obstacle to buying a home.