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Drive 'Til You Qualify Gets A Work-From-Anywhere Makeover

Land 06.01.21

Drive 'Til You Qualify Gets A Work-From-Anywhere Makeover

How powerfully will the blended allure of desirably-priced housing and liberation from a daily commute move people to move, predictably?

Land 06.15.21

To Detect Job Magnets, Follow Job Opportunity Scorecards

Which top 10 states rankings for job seekers will win out in predicting where young people match up with career opportunity?

Moving Targets: Rather Than Predict And Bet, Listen And Learn

Land 06.07.21

Moving Targets: Rather Than Predict And Bet, Listen And Learn

Winners and losers in the land game are placing big money on work-from-anywhere trends that may or may not hold in a mid-term future business scenario.

Land 06.02.21

Metro Magnetic: Pencilling How Much Commute Will Compute

Land acquisition strategy's challenge of the moment is to decipher signals vs. noise, reactiveness vs. initiation, impulse vs. intention as households shape geography's future.

Second Homes Surge In The Wake Of The Pandemic

Land 06.17.21

Second Homes Surge In The Wake Of The Pandemic

Here are the U.S. top 30 counties for vacation homes, as Americans blend their urge for recreation with a newfound capacity to work from anywhere.

Superstar Cities Vs. Zoom Towns: Flyover Country Magnetism

Land 05.13.21

Superstar Cities Vs. Zoom Towns: Flyover Country Magnetism

Two iconic geographers, Richard Florida and Joel Kotkin, unveil a take on a new geography of post-pandemic live-work balance.

Can Americans Be Happy In America's Happiest Cities?

Marketing & Sales 03.13.21

Can Americans Be Happy In America's Happiest Cities?

WalletHub hosts one of the more sinfully irresistible city rankings: America's Happiest Places To Live. Question is: Will Americans want to live in them?

The K Recovery Has Carved A Winner-Take-All Marketscape

Capital 03.24.21

The K Recovery Has Carved A Winner-Take-All Marketscape

CoreLogic economist Thomas Malone offers two counterintuitive takes on the latest home price and sales volume data trends, with a sense of what they mean for what's ahead.

Why Isn't Our Industry Part of the Housing Debate?

Policy 05.04.21

Why Isn't Our Industry Part of the Housing Debate?

We are often considered to be part of the problem. There is a common perception among most housing advocates that we make obscene profits and don’t “get” what consumers need/want.

What's Missing In The Housing Debate In The United States?

Policy 04.20.21

What's Missing In The Housing Debate In The United States?

If you study your local planning documents, you are unlikely to find an analysis of how much we can reasonably build even in a pro-growth scenario. But we’re betting our future around the idea that it will be enough.