Demand for homeownership is falling in major markets, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Demand for homeownership is falling in major markets, the latest BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

If you’re looking to build wealth, renting a home may be wiser than buying, the new Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index reveals. Covering the first quarter of 2019, the index reveals that 19 of the 23 metropolitan markets tracked indicate slight to significant downward pressure on the demand for homeownership. Published […]

Inaugural meeting of advisory boards for the Hollo School of Real Estate and Jerome Bain Real Estate Institute.

FIU Business attracts prominent business leaders to advise its real estate programs.

FIU’s College of Business has established two advisory boards for its specialized real estate programs, bringing together an impressive roster of individuals representing different sectors of the real estate marketplace. The Hollo Real Estate Advisory Board and the Bain Real Estate Council will promote collaborations between the business community and students as well as increase […]

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

South Florida housing market is stable but less healthy than in 2017, new Housing Health Index reveals.

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing markets in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the fourth quarter of 2018, but less so than during the same period in 2017, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. “The market in Miami-Dade and Broward in general is expected to do […]

Housing market is healthy in South Florida, reveals Index out of FIU Business

Housing market is healthy in South Florida, reveals Index out of FIU Business

Despite marked fluctuations and some ominous signs, the housing market in Miami-Dade and Broward counties appeared relatively healthy during the third quarter of 2018, according to the most recent Beracha Housing Health Index. In each county, the index suggests what is likely to happen to home pricing in the next year for single-family and condominiums, […]

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Buyer’s market slowly making gains in Miami, BH&J Buy vs. Rent Index shows.

Miami, one of the hottest real estate markets in the U.S., is moving slowly back into home-ownership territory, indicating that buying a home may beat renting, according to the latest Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent (BH&J) Index. Published quarterly, the index is produced by Eli Beracha and William Hardin, professors at FIU’s Hollo […]

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home Ownership getting costlier in Southeast Florida.

Home ownership in Southeast Florida is getting more expensive again, according to the latest housing affordability index from Florida International University and Florida Atlantic University. The newly launched index shows that in the second quarter of 2018, the price of homes in Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties rose above the local 20-year average in […]

FIU Hollo School’s real estate research remains in the top 2 globally.

FIU Hollo School’s real estate research remains in the top 2 globally.

FIU Business’ Hollo School of Real Estate was ranked #1 in the U.S. and #2 globally by the Journal of Real Estate Literature, marking its third consecutive year in the top spots. The Real Estate Academic Leadership (REAL) rankings highlight faculty and university contributions to the field of real estate research from 2013-2017. “Our consistency […]

Jimmy Carmenate

Faculty Notes May-June 2017

School of Accounting Clinical Instructor Jimmy Carmenate successfully defended his dissertation and was awarded his doctorate in business administration from Kennesaw State University. The university also named him Outstanding DBA Graduate, and he won the 2017 Outstanding DBA-Accounting Research Award. Instructor David Barman has been named a 2017 Legal Elite Attorney, which represents, based on the […]