My Interview With A Forbes Author: The Future Of Rental Housing Prices

Implications of a disastrous monetary policy.  (Part 2 of 2)

In my last post, I explored how rent prices could be affected by the latest Federal Reserve announcements. Judging by the amount of positive feedback I received via Facebook and email, I really hit a nerve!

While rent prices probably won’t increase drastically in the near term (1-2 years), they could be significantly affected within 5 years. Many different factors could spur this including: Increased credit standards for mortgages, decreased demand for buying a home, and inflation.

The truth is, there is no predictable or easy answer to how rent prices will fluctuate in the coming years. An economist is better suited to give answers on this complex subject.

Since I don’t have an Economics degree or Wharton MBA, I interviewed someone who does! Mr. Richard Finger is also a regular Forbes contributor and his work, in its entirety can be found here:

http://www.forbes.com/sites/richardfinger/

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