Bowden’s MARKET BAROMETER
Bowden’s Market Barometer is an “Insider” news forum. It is unique. It is diagnosis – the prescription for a challenging news environment where confusing and often contradictory data, misinformation, and biased opinions serve to waste time.
We do the work -- distilling and verifying the myriad data -- so you the decision-maker have a clear understanding of today’s market dynamics.
Inside this edition . . .
Barometric Beat – The housing market is on a roll and bubble theorists are coming out of the woodwork, so we thought we’d provide some (factual) perspective . . .
Current Climate/Housing Highlights – Real time, in context indicators with the misinformation and bias removed. Now available online at -- just click on “Current Climate.”
Trends In . . . Affluence and Fractional Ownership – A special feature this issue: A double trove of trends that includes the most recent activity in the Shared Ownership industry based on Ragatz Associates’ 2013 report, and the most current affluent attitudes based on fresh data from the American Affluence Research Center’s (AARC) spring survey.
"While the debate continues as to whether one has anything to do with the other, fractional ownership products are moving into the realm of “product of choice” for those with discretionary income and limited time . . ."
Golf Gallery – Golf industry conditions, events, trends, prospects, and networking opportunities.
The Bulletin Board – A synopsis of current industry-related announcements and events, new developments and housing products, business trends and strategies, builder happenings, sales activity and achievements, acquisitions and property prospects, and hospitality industry news.
People and Places –The latest by-market trends – which ones look stable, which do not, and who’s moving where, now and in the future. A solid composite of geographic activity presented in its most current context.
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