Episode 188

Published on:

27th Oct 2023

Housing Affordability, Realtor Problems & Saied Is Grumpy

From the very beginning of this data heavy episode Saied is salty, dare we say even – grump!  Come for the discussion on housing affordability versus renting, mortgage rate debates and updates on the National Association of Realtors antitrust lawsuits.  But, stay for the sassy attitude that Saied is bringing to the table.  Listen as Chris and Haroon are attacked at every turn by an unprovoked attack. 

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As mortgage rates hit 8% for the first time in 23 years, affordability continues to fall off a cliff (The Kobeissi Letter via X)

There’s Never Been a Worse Time to Buy Instead of Rent (Wall Street Journal)

America’s Downtowns Are Empty. Fixing Them Will Be Expensive (Wall Street Journal)

Is the ongoing run of Fed rate hikes “taking away the American dream”? This economist says so (Yahoo! Finance via Instagram) 

Why the housing market is going from tough to terrible (CNN)

The 30-year fixed mortgage rate just hit 8% for the first time since 2000 as Treasury yields soar (CNBC)

Morgan Stanley makes a bold, tough prediction for home prices next year (The Street)

Fastest declining Housing Markets (1-year drop) (The Kobeissi Letter via X)

Rocky few months for NAR (The Real Deal via Instagram)

Real-Estate Commissions Could Be the Next Fee on the Chopping Block (Wall Street Journal)

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Christopher M. Naghibi is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Black Crown Inc. and Black Crown Law APC, a disruptive collective of attorneys, property managers, real estate agents and contractors who handle home sales and purchases, commercial and multifamily real estate brokerage, primarily for high net-worth and celebrity clients.

His team has over 20 years of experience, 1000+ satisfied clients, $10 million in recovered costs for clients, and in excess of $20 billion dollars in closed transactions.

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