Michael Gerrity, Founder & CEO - WORLD PROPERTY JOURNAL™
As founder and CEO of THE WORLD PROPERTY JOURNAL -- the #1 organically-ranked "International Real Estate News" site in the world today by Google -- Mr. Gerrity has been interviewed over the years by numerous local and national news media organizations that include NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams, NBC Today Show, TIME Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, Orlando Business Journal, The New York Times, Palm Beach Post and Florida Trend Magazine. Mr. Gerrity was also awarded the prestigious "40 under 40" Entrepreneur Achievement Award of Central Florida from the Orlando Business Journal in 2000.
Besides running the day to day operations of THE WORLD PROPERTY JOURNAL, Mr. Gerrity has also served on several Boards over the last decade that include the Central Florida Technology Partnership's Digital Media Advisory Board, City of Orlando’s Technology Board, The Economic Development Commission’s Film & Television Board and he is a founding Board Member of Digital Media Alliance Florida - a statewide digital media industry association. In addition he is a member of the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE).
Mr. Gerrity is also founder of GERRITY CAPITAL, a real estate technology venture capital firm based in Miami, Fl.
According to the Property Monitor's latest Dubai House Price Index, the average annual house price in Dubai decreased by 12% in March 2019, with some communities registering even higher price declines.
Sales of newly built, single-family homes in the U.S. rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 692,000 units in March 2019. This is the highest sales pace since November 2017.
According to the Miami Association of Realtors, Palm Beach County luxury $1-million-and-up condominium sales increased again in March 2019.
According to Cushman & Wakefield's latest Silicon Valley's Office and R&D sector report, Silicon Valley's tech space is off to a sluggish start in 2019, after having combined for a robust 2.85 million square feet (msf) of occupancy growth in 2018 -- largely stemming from the office sector.
According to a report from the U.S. Housing and Urban Development and Commerce Department, total housing starts fell 0.3 percent in March 2019 to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.14 million units from a downwardly revised reading in February 2019.
Independent mortgage banks and mortgage subsidiaries of chartered banks in the U.s. made an average profit of $367 on each loan they originated in 2018, down from $711 per loan in 2017.
Foreign property investors made $14.4 billion worth of U.S. industrial real estate acquisitions in 2018, up a whopping 152% year-over-year due to several large entity-level deals and 29% above the average volume since 2015.
According to the California Association of Realtors, lower interest rates in more than a year have boosted California's housing market and kept home sales level in March 2019, after an exceptionally strong performance the previous month.
According to Knight Frank's latest Farmland Index, the average value of bare agricultural land in England and Wales remained virtually unchanged in the first three months of 2019.
According to JLL, national investment deals greater than €1million ($1.13m) in Ireland's commercial property investment market totaled close to €600 million ($675m) in Q1 2019 across 31 deals.
Co-living market is taking off in Asia Pacific as more people migrate to cities for jobs or education opportunities. This is opening up new opportunities for real estate developers and investors around the region.
A total of 161,875 U.S. properties with a foreclosure filing during the first quarter of 2019, down 23 percent from the previous quarter and down 15 percent from a year ago to the lowest level since Q1 2008.
According to the newly released 2018 Profile of International Home Buyers Report by the Miami Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors, foreign buyer activity in South Florida had a significant 23 percent spike in 2018.
According to new research prepared by the Mortgage Bankers Association, the following firms were the top commercial/multifamily mortgage originators in 2018:
The Greater Las Vegas Association of Realtors is reporting this week that local home prices inched back up to the $300,000 mark in March 2019 while fewer properties changed hands and more homes were on the market than one year ago.
According to ATTOM Data Solutions 2018 property tax analysis of more than 87 million U.S. single family homes, property taxes levied on single family homes in 2018 totaled $304.6 billion, up 4 percent from $293.4 billion in 2017.
According to global property advisor Knight Frank, London home prices declined 0.6% in 2018, but markets are increasingly localized and performance differs greatly by borough.
According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and the U.S. Census Bureau, sales of newly built, single-family homes rose to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 667,00 units in February 2019 after an upwardly revised January 2019 report.