Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate in 2017-2018

The Counselors of Real Estate, of which Tom Johnson is one of only a handful of designees in the state, just released their Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate 2017-18 which include:

  1. Political Polarization and Global Uncertainty
  2. The Technology Boom
  3. Generational Disruption
  4. Retail Disruption
  5. Infrastructure Investment
  6. Housing: The Big Mismatch
  7. Lost Decades of the Middle Class
  8. Real Estate’s Emerging Role in Health Care
  9. Immigration
  10. Climate Change

Link: CRE 2017-18 Top Ten Issues Affecting Real Estate


The Counselors of Real Estate was established exclusively for real estate professionals who provide advice, counsel or guidance which significantly affects real estate decisions, without personal bias or conflict of interest. Founded in 1953, the organization serves approximately 1,000 members worldwide, all of whom hold the “CRE” credential. CREs are linked to one another by their commitment to integrity, competence, community, trust, and service; and they adhere to a strict Code of Ethics and Standards of Professional Practice. The purpose of the organization is to be a community of expertise, talent, collegiality and camaraderie among practitioners recognized as leaders in real estate or real estate related counseling and advisory services. Membership in the organization is awarded by invitation only through peer, employer and client review.