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Rainmaker
2,893,971
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

In some way? Probably.

Feb 01, 2019 05:04 AM
Rainmaker
2,745,018
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Everything is connected .... in one way or another. 

Feb 01, 2019 06:46 AM
Rainmaker
3,180,199
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

In some way? Isn't everything connected?

Feb 01, 2019 05:53 AM
Ambassador
3,104,460
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

In 'some way?' Yes.

A diverse portfolio will contain both stock & real estate investments!

Feb 01, 2019 06:28 AM
Rainmaker
1,524,722
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

They both have the word "market" in them. 

Feb 01, 2019 06:35 AM
Rainmaker
730,476
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Let me put some thought into this.

"In some way?" Yes, making money through stock investments, a robust 401K, media blabbing about strong economy DOES create consumer confidence. The resulting reduced anxiety enables folks to spend money.

Many highly profitable stock investments include REITs.

However, when people need a roof to sleep under, they will make the sacrifice required. Those who have been in business over 15 years have personal experience with a crashed market. We find a way.

Feb 01, 2019 05:10 AM
Ambassador
3,945,117
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Money is important for all markets.

Feb 01, 2019 06:42 AM
Rainmaker
2,402,426
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

These two play ping-pong constantly

Feb 01, 2019 06:40 AM
Rainmaker
949,258
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

In some way, Yes...

Feb 01, 2019 06:39 AM
Ambassador
1,587,070
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

In some way.

Feb 01, 2019 06:22 AM
Rainmaker
5,168,576
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Yes.

Feb 01, 2019 06:20 AM
Rainmaker
637,833
Paul Antonelli
Antonelli Realty - Saint Cloud, FL
Broker Owner; Antonelli Realty

Thats like asking if the economy is connected to the real estate market. Of course they are all connected and all effected by one another.

Feb 01, 2019 06:17 AM
Ambassador
902,031
Frank Rubi
Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC - Metairie, LA
FrankRubiRealEstate.com

In many ways but the stock market reacts to many factors.

Feb 01, 2019 06:03 AM
Rainmaker
2,907,268
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

In a minor way. The market is controlled by automated computer buying and selling programs none of us regular folk can control. There will be bumps, there will be sharp increases and sharp decreases. The days news, politics and such all will make it go one way or the other. In the end it stays steady

Feb 01, 2019 05:41 AM
Rainmaker
3,095,241
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

It definitely plays a role even for people not invested

Feb 01, 2019 05:27 AM
Rainmaker
532,088
Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

Yes I do.

Feb 01, 2019 05:12 AM
Rainmaker
1,197,268
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Yes, just like the leg bone is connected to the hip bone.  In my experience, when the market becomes too volatile and losses are happening, people retreat into the less sexy but more stable real estate market.  When we're in a bull market and constantly hitting new highs, the quick profit of the market is alluring to the larger but much longer play of the real estate market.

Feb 01, 2019 10:20 AM
Rainmaker
4,786,336
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

probably....

Feb 01, 2019 07:51 AM
Rainer
215,791
J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Yes. Everything is connected these days. If something influences someones money, regardless how the money is “invested” there will be ripples and repercussions.

Feb 01, 2019 07:45 AM
Rainmaker
2,816,567
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

30 trillion dollars invested in the US stock market.  Also ask someone who was around for the crash of 1929.

Feb 01, 2019 07:32 AM
Rainmaker
4,795,881
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

There may be some spillover. 

Feb 01, 2019 07:31 AM
Rainmaker
4,230,560
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Peter,

According to Quantum Physics we are all connected...A

Feb 01, 2019 07:08 AM
Rainmaker
783,322
Mel Ahrens, MBA, Kelly Right Real Estate
Kelly Right Real Estate - Hood River, OR
Customized Choices for your Real Estate Needs

I think a person's investments are tied to the real estate market to a certain extent.  If their investments are experiencing losses, I believe they are less likely to purchase real estate, unless the money is stupid money.  

Feb 01, 2019 11:57 AM
Rainmaker
632,154
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

I have heard it said that everything is connected in some way.

Feb 01, 2019 11:33 AM
Rainmaker
964,949
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Only the techies who use the RSU as downpayment. That is why those 20 some year old come up with downpayment for 1-2 mil entry level homes.

The time it impact home pricing lags about 6-9 months.

 

Feb 01, 2019 07:28 AM
Rainmaker
897,772
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

It's the opposite side of the teeter-totter.

Feb 01, 2019 07:20 AM
Rainmaker
3,973,867
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

It is all about finances, probably.

Feb 06, 2019 07:21 AM
Rainmaker
3,971,226
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

There is always some kind of a connetion

Feb 04, 2019 08:33 PM
Rainmaker
3,000,702
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I think it is for more people then we all know.

Feb 04, 2019 06:34 PM
Rainmaker
4,431,023
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes.

Feb 02, 2019 06:09 PM
Rainmaker
1,502,427
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
Realty National & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

It most definitely is in many, many ways

Feb 02, 2019 07:42 AM
Rainer
171,545
Bob Betel
Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc. - Sweetwater, TN
President, Allstar Home Mortgage, Inc

Yes it is. Things like the 10 year treasury, and consumer confidence, play a big part of the real estate market. Interest rates and the gains or losses in the stock market affect when and if people are buying and investing in real estate

Feb 02, 2019 05:42 AM