Friday, May 27, 2016
Ralph McLaughlin of Trulia Joins Bruce Norris on the Real Estate Radio Show #488
Bruce Norris is joined again this week by Ralph McLaughlin. Ralph is the Chief Economist for Trulia and leads their housing and economics research team. He provides house hunters with key insights about the economy as well as housing trends and public policy. His educational background includes a BS in geography and regional development from the University of Arizona. He also has a PhD in planning, policy, and design from the University of California Irvine with a specialization in urban development. He has more than a dozen publications and research papers in the field of housing, economics, land use, and housing policy. He was previously director of the certificate in real estate development at San Jose State University. Bruce and Ralph discuss affordability and its relationship to the housing market, yields and investments and their effect on real estate, traditional and speculative flipping, touch and go properties, the different demographics and whether they are favorable toward real estate, the buying activity of those of Generation-X, and much, much more on this week's Norris Group real estate radio show and podcast.