The Counselors of Real Estate® Announces Annual List

Chicago, IL – In a break with the tradition of list announcements, The Counselors of Real Estate® (CRE®) professional association announced its annual Top Ten Issues Affecting Real EstateTM List for 2018-2019 by differentiating between current and long-term impacts on real property.

Counselors’ clients seek advice on today’s issues which will impact property today, and today’s issues which will impact their decisions over the next ten years. This year’s change in the way the list is presented clarifies that differentiation.

Current issues include:

  1. Interest Rates & The Economy
  2. Politics & Political Uncertainty
  3. Housing Affordability
  4. Generational Change/Demographics
  5. E-commerce & Logistics

Longer-term issues include:

  1. Infrastructure
  2. Disruptive Technology
  3. Natural Disasters & Climate Change
  4. Immigration
  5. Energy & Water