Industry NewsInvesting

What does President Trump mean for the housing market?

8 ways our new commander-in-chief could affect homeownership for the next 4 years

The ROI Producing Real Estate Event of the Summer
Reach top decision-makers at Inman Connect

Political pundits around the country were stunned last night when Donald Trump secured enough votes to beat Hillary Clinton to become the next President of the United States. While supporters from both sides are still reeling from emotions, we woke up wondering what that would mean for real estate. It's common for the president to use housing as a vehicle to lead economic recovery, and with Trump being a licensed broker, real estate professionals have been keen to see how his policies would affect them. “The last time we had real estate dealmakers as U.S. Presidents were founding fathers Thomas Jefferson and George Washington, who loved their property holdings and made sure the U.S. Constitution protected them," Inman publisher Brad Inman wrote earlier this year. "That was a big deal.” How will an impending Trump presidency change the real estate market? Here are eight possible outcomes. Will he use real estate to kickstart the economy? Trump has used real estate himself...