Oliver Loutsenko

Oliver writes on micro and macroeconomic topics covering a niche range of diverse, eclectic topics across digital technology and finance fields, tailored to real estate investing as much as possible.

NYC’s Real Estate Market Outlook as the CDC’s Moratorium on Eviction Expires

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When the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention) last extended the eviction moratorium a third time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, from the end of June 2021 to the end of July 2021, they were clear that would be the final extension. Republicans opposing another extension of the eviction moratorium cited the recent 5-4 …

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How the Green New Deal Would Impact Real Estate Investors

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Depending on your views on climate change, the Green New Deal framework will either conjure up enthusiasm, anxiety, or perhaps a combination of the two. The proposed bill, which has since been explained as a framework towards what we ought to work towards, calls for “maximum energy efficiency”. Based on scientific research, which concludes climate …

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CRE PropTech: How Will it be Affected by the Aftermath of COVID-19

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COVID-19 will forever change the landscape of CRE (Commercial Real Estate), especially for firms who are used to operating almost exclusively in a brick and mortar, office environment. The aftermath of COVID-19 will almost undoubtedly include more “smart” CRE. To put it another way, as software like Zoom has become a household name – whereas …

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PropTech: What is it and Who Are the Primary Investors?

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Property Technology, commonly known as PropTech, refers to the use of Information Technology (IT) to assist both individuals and companies buy, sell, research, and manage real estate. While still a relatively new field, the convergence of technologies, cloud, and digital transformation are key forces driving PropTech forward. The goals of PropTech include: minimizing the cost …

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Homebuyers: Five Tips for Financing and Budgeting

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When it comes to home buying, there’s a well-known critical rule: Avoid purchasing more house than you can afford. However, what represents “affordable” will differ between homebuyers. Therefore, one of the most important things for a first-time home buyer to do is plan and budget in advance. Diving into a potential multi-decade financial commitment is …

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