In an almost poetically just manner, the real estate industry and sector has been able to bounce back from the pit falls of the 2008 financial crisis. The financial world meltdown in the year 2008 was engendered by the real estate sector that had began because of fake mortgage securities in the state of California. The state began issuing mortgage securities as safe trading options on the global market, even though there was absolutely no guarantee of the security of the mortgage. This gave rise to the biggest crisis that the world has faced since 1929.
The bounce back
The real estate market had taken a major hit from the fall out, and many believed, it may never really return to the original form of success that it once enjoyed. The real estate market in the United States of America especially, was hit the worst in the entire escapade. This then began to take a larger toll on the other dependent sectors and industries. However, in a peculiar manner, foreign investments in to the American real estate market seems to have saved the day. With the lowering prices of American real estate, and the boost in employment rate of America, under President Barack Obama, the real estate sector started gaining and growing exponentially.
With the arrival of shale gas, and the revival of the economy, jobs began to spike in great numbers, with more and more businesses setting up shops in the United States. Additionally, there was a large drive for companies to move inland into smaller cities, and not stick around typical coastal cities in America. This spurred an inland migration of many Americans. In addition to American citizens, there were many foreign nationals that began to invest in real estate within the inland cities as well. This increased diversity and city investment within the entire nation.
The city of Pittsburgh, which is the state of Pennsylvania’s second largest city has suddenly become a boom town with investment in the real estate market. Experts have established that the real estate market in the city of Pittsburgh is growing at the rate of 1.25 billion dollars a year. This seems to bring in additional investment from commercial and residential real estate investment as well. The real estate sector seems positive about the growth of the industry, but are of course also wary about the possible fallout.