Webinar Recap: State of the Market with Cameron Wu

You’ve seen the headlines about the housing market, mortgages, and interest rates. Whether you’re a savvy investor or just getting started, you wonder – how will the state of the market affect me?

Arrived’s VP of Investments, Cameron Wu, answered this question and more during a special live webinar held in June. Cameron pulled together his extensive knowledge and experience in real estate investing, finance, law, and data analytics to equip investors with the insight they need to navigate the current state of the market.

Topics Cameron covered are:

  • Using his expertise, Cameron gives his thoughts on the state of the market to date; from rising interest rates to mortgages rates, and everything in between.
  • Debt, financing, and a recap on some of the history of the recovery of the markets, including the great financial crisis of 2008 and the Great Recession.
  • How covid-19 affected the housing market, and how the pandemic changed the way Americans thought about housing.
  • What Arrived is doing in order to ensure we can continue offering high-quality assets at scale. Cameron walks through the process in which he and his team acquire properties and the criteria used when choosing.
  • Arrived’s position on single-family rentals, high prices, and appreciating or depreciating home values.
  • Exploring what a potential downturn might look like in our current world. Cameron speaks to the financial position of Arrived, and a scenario where if someone were to invest today and what position they may be in 3-5 years from now.
  • The different asset classes that Arrived may move to in the future, short-term rentals being one of those additional classes. Cameron touches on when Arrived will have short-term rentals available, and how short-term rentals might function during an economic downturn.
  • Leasing, renters, and rental rates are discussed. Cameron gives detail on how long it takes for a rate increase to get priced into the market such that the new prices reflective of it, how a recession might affect a renter, and how the market affects rental rate pricing.

Intrigued? We’ve linked the full webinar here!

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