Buyers November 6, 2013

Belltown apartment building sells as tech fuels Seattle-area market

I am always intrigued by the $/unit number in these apartment building sales. I would think that this would be a relevant number for renters considering buying. This is the price that an investor is willing to pay to rent this space to you (presumably a premium for the right to use it to generate future revenue and a discount for volume). Would you pay that much to own it (or something similar) and control it yourself? Any other thoughts on this data point?

Uncategorized September 14, 2012

Great Rent v. Buy Analysis (adjusts for individual factors)

Pretty in-depth and dynamic Rent v. Buy analysis from Trulia, including adjustments for interest rate/hold period/tax deduction