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.

What the COVID-19 Vaccine Means for NYC’s Real Estate Market (May 2021)

As of the beginning of May 2021, in New York City 48.9% of New Yorkers have received one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, while 37% have been fully vaccinated. This coverts to 7.19 million people fully vaccinated, compared to approximately 106 million nationwide, or 32.3% of America’s total population. Though the vaccinations have slowed down …

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Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies Tumble as China Issues Crackdown Statement

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This past Friday May 21st, 2021, Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies crashed as a result of China’s statement that same day, cracking down on Bitcoin mining and trading of cryptocurrencies. Chinese Vice Premier Liu He and the State Council issued a statement citing concerns over the cryptocurrencies mining and trading risks to China’s national economy. The …

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Home Prices Continue to Soar, Are We Headed for Another Housing Market Bubble?

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Nearly all experts predict we are not. Here’s Frank Martell, President, and CEO of CoreLogic. With prospective buyers continuing to be motivated by historically low mortgage rates, we anticipate sustained demand in the summer and early fall… Additionally, housing market investors don’t perceive there to be many similarities to the 2008 housing market crash. The …

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Did the Economic Slowdown (as a Result of COVID-19) Actually Impact CRE Positively?

Succinctly, of course not. However, one may argue that the COVID-19 pandemic did create an opportunity for the CRE (Commercial Real Estate) market to generate innovative opportunities for at least this coming year. Some of the opportunities are lessons carried from 2020, when we saw CRE begin to show signs of gradual recovery before returning …

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