Talk Your Book: Can Anything Slow Down the Housing Market?

Today’s Talk Your Book is presented by Fundrise:

We had Ben Miller, co-founder and CEO of Fundrise, back on the show to discuss the housing market.

We discuss:

  • How big is the housing rental market?
  • Where are institutional investors buying the most houses?
  • How important are interest rates to rental house investments?
  • Why is it so difficult to build new houses?
  • How supply chain issues are impacting housing construction
  • What would cause mortgage rates to rise substantially?
  • Inflation in rents
  • Why hasn’t technology innovated realtor margins away?
  • Why real estate is an asset class somewhere between stocks and bonds
  • The different types of investments you can make in real estate
  • Why diversification is so important when investing in real estate
  • What would it take to go bearish on real estate?

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