Mayor Adams. His Vision. His (RE) Plan.

Published by Jordan Girard on July 12th, 2021

Vegan and enigmatic mayoral candidate Eric Adams has been leading the polls since June 2021 and is described by the media as the next mayor of New York City. The political veteran who served in the NY Transit Police and NY Police District for 22 years is among the most experienced political candidates running for #nycmayor. He has also been a top fundraiser. To date, his campaign raised... Read More

What Andrew Yang's Affordable Housing Plan Means for NYC Real Estate

Published by Jordan Girard on June 6th, 2021

Andrew Yang's housing plan has three main components:

  1. Fixing New York’s housing crisis with unprecedented funding
  2. Focusing on deep affordability (households earning less than 40% Area Median Income)
  3. Rezoning for greater density and better socio-economic mix

Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang... Read More

While Investors Wondered About the Recovery, Real Estate Stocks Had Long Rallied

Published by Jordan Girard on May 17th, 2021

If you are involved in real estate, you may have felt like you were a part of two separate stories. While headlines were highlighting cash-strapped businesses, unoccupied city blocks, and record-high residential vacancies, real estate stocks were rallying or beating their pre-COVID levels. Indeed, while most investors were questioning the recovery's speed, real estate stocks had already... Read More

Investors and the Media Announced the Death of New York Real Estate – Data Tells us a Different Story

Published by Jordan Girard on April 5th, 2021

New York City's single-family and multifamily property prices were higher in February 2021 than ever before, per Whiterock's Market Tracker, a quasi-real-time analysis of real estate transactions. In February 2021, Manhattan reached $717 PSF, and Brooklyn... Read More

Real Estate Markets and U-Haul Migrations: What You Need To Know

Published by Jordan Girard on December 2nd, 2020

When people look at data for real estate, there are often two types of data to analyze. The first data type is raw market data. These are the reports that you see on the news, such as "home prices went up in August", or "homes sit on the market longer". The second type of data for real estate analytics consists of... Read More

What Happens To Real Estate in an Election Year?

Published by Jordan Girard on October 25th, 2020

Election years have significant impacts on the financial and real estate markets. There's uncertainty. Democrats and Republicans have different plans for taxes, the economy, the stimulus, and more. The commercial and residential real estate markets are no exception. While many articles have a... Read More

Why the Best Real Estate Analytics Run on Quality Data

Published by Jordan Girard on October 18th, 2020

Real estate analytics platforms need quality data to provide meaningful results. Here's how quality data can enhance your investment decisions.

When it comes to AI-based projects, you'll often hear the term "big data," as if the amount of data is the only thing that... Read More

The Residential Mortgage Industry after COVID – Where Does it Stand?

Published by Jordan Girard on October 11th, 2020

We’ve all seen the changes COVID made to the mortgage industry almost instantly. Things needed to change to accommodate the ever-changing landscape of the virus. Today, COVID continues to make its impact.

We’ve seen an incredible number of refinances and a slightly lower number of pu... Read More

Real Estate Tips: Why You Should Care About Real Estate Data Science

Published by Jordan Girard on October 5th, 2020

Many investors and practitioners in real estate have long made decisions based on traditional data, a lucky hunch, and data from the past. Some of them may have even made decisions just because they got the “advice” from a fellow investor, friend, or “industry insider”.

When you are... Read More