Thu, 14 May 2020
Escape to the suburbs! Jason Hartman and Evan Moffic discuss the changes approaching in how we look at our homes. With the benefit of work and school being just a few feet away from our beds, we are all looking to improve our homes. And for those that are currently renting an apartment in the high-density, urban environments, a move in the direction of suburban-living is looking more and more promising. Homebuilders are saying that they are already seeing the effects of this growing trend.
Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac are buying loans in forbearance and essentially they keep kicking the can down the road, delaying the inevitable.
[1:30] “Inflation is a disease of money, thus inflation may have become the oldest form of government finance…” - Jens O. Parrson
[7:00] Escape to the suburbs! All of the reasons why both present and past.
[9:00] People are cocooning in their house.
[13:30] Home improvement will climb as a home office and school space is needed, colleges will change their format, gyms will try new concepts.
[21:00] Homebuilders have seen sales jump as renters flee small urban apartments.
[24:30] Why Elon Musk is talking about moving Tesla out of California.
[27:20] FannieMae and FreddieMac are acting in a dysfunctional manner to bail out the system.