Taking stock: The top 10 issues affecting real estate, 2020–2021
In June, The Counselors of Real Estate released the results of its annual survey of members to identify the current and emerging issues expected to have the most significant impact on real estate for the foreseeable future. It should be no surprise the COVID-19 pandemic was the leading concern of the 1,000-member organization. But the survey also surfaced other issues that will continue to affect the real estate industry.
The following is a list of current and emerging issues expected to have the most significant impacts on real estate in 2020 and 2021, as identified by the members of The Counselors of Real Estate.
COVID-19. COVID-19 may be the greatest environmental experiment of our real estate lives. The change wrought by the virus and its aftermath will teach us about priorities, resilience and demand in ways that we did not dare test before. The 2020–2021 Top Ten Issues are an attempt to overlay this new world onto an already changing real esta