Tag Archives: San Francisco real estate market

What Percentage of Your Income Should Go Towards Paying Apartment Rent?

Income to Rent ratio

In the New York City apartment rental market, what is the appropriate rent/income ratio that is required to be paid by individuals seeking shelter?  Sadly if you’re a renter and gladly if you’re the building owner, market conditions mandate that many in NYC are paying 50% or more of their income for an apartment… And not for […]

Caveat Emptor: Stock Market Volatility And 2008 Financial Crisis Redux?

title insurance,real estate,NYC,Long Island

As a former equity and bond trader, charts proved a useful tool for looking at the past performance of a financial asset and then using that as a guide for trying to extrapolate an educated prediction of future performance! Some market participants use what is known as technical analysis and rely solely on charts for […]