Big-picture perspectives of the real-estate market are rare, as professionals tend to focus on their corner of the real-estate world—be it residential or commercial, funding or construction.
But that’s exactly what the Counselors of Real Estate, an international professional group, assembled recently, identifying the top 10 issues facing all real estate in the next three decades. The group of high-profile thinkers came up with a list that focuses on themes from demographic trends to global uncertainty and their effects on real-estate markets.
Essentially, the response to these trends will separate the winners from the losers in the real-estate market, said Scott Muldavin, a member of the group and president of The Muldavin Company, a consulting firm serving the real-estate industry.
“If you pay attention to them you will be able to beat the market,” he said.
Below are the top 10 issues affecting the real-estate market in the next 10 to 30 years.
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