Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Another Top-10 List — Which States Cost the Most (and Least) for a Single Renter Retiree to Live, Social Security Benefits & Average Income Shortfall

A demographic that is growing despite the global Coronavirus pandemic is the number of retirees in the U.S.   Aging takes place regardless – and the Coronavirus pandemic, combined with the 30+ million people that lost their jobs since February are fueling growth in the number of retirees. Motley Fool analyzed a study from ScholarWorks at …Read more

Q1 2020 Commercial Real Estate Market Cycle Report — A Baseline or Highwater Mark for Now

Dr Glenn Mueller’s Q1 2020 Real Estate Market Cycle Report just arrived.  Under normal circumstances, this timely report allows the latest purview in just eight pages of 54 commercial markets across the country for apartment, Industrial, office, and retail properties.  Now, given the massive economic erosion in many markets across the country since the second-half …Read more

Coronavirus-Driven Job Apocalypse by State — April 2020

Jobs are everything to the economy.  Period.  The never-before-seen shut down of the U.S. economy has resulted in the greatest number of unemployed people in the history of the country.   Prior to 2020, the most people in history that applied for unemployment benefits in a seven day period was 695,000 (October 1982).   Since mid-March,  weekly …Read more

Potential High-Risk Housing Markets Due to Coronavirus

The economic impact of the Coronavirus varies from one city to the next  just like medical symptoms and severity of those infected by the virus differs from one person to another.    A myriad of factors affect how each local housing market will respond under these pressures and economic uncertainties.  My favorite economic and real estate …Read more