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The Fed, Interest Rates and Property Values

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How will any Federal Reserve action impact the cost of capital and cap rates? Jonathan Hipp takes a closer look in this EXCLUSIVE column on the subject.

In March 2019, the Federal Reserve announced it would leave the key interest rate unchanged, bringing to a halt the hikes it had begun in late 2015. In the same announcement, the Fed forecasted one rate hike in 2020, and stated they will stop reducing their bond portfolio by fall 2019. The Fed opted to take a hands-off approach to the federal funds rate, due to a forecasted slowdown in the global economy.…

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Federal Interest Rates and the Impact on Net Lease

The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 and signaled that two additional increases would occur by year’s end. Officials believe the economy to be strong enough to withstand the rise in borrowing costs without stunting the economic growth we’re experiencing.  So how does this impact net lease?

The Fed has long aimed for 2 percent inflation, a rate recognized as a key level to a healthy economy. The United States economy has increased significantly from the 2008 to what professionals call a “normal” level. The most recent increases are part of a series of steps to …

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