Tag Archives: Real Estate

The United States Should Follow Canada’s Lead: Re-Adopt the Essential Facilities Doctrine to Regulate the Residential Brokerage Market

By: Wayne Selogy November 14, 2022 In March 2022, The New York Times reported that in December 2021 there were more Realtors than there were homes for sale in the United States. The National Association of Realtors (NAR), the United States’ largest trade group by membership, calls its member real estate agents “Realtors “–denoting  that they are more than […]

Tax Breaks in Puerto Rico Bring Crypto Enthusiasts, Rising Real Estate Prices, and Political Blowback

A growing number of cryptocurrency enthusiasts and hedge fund investors, sometimes called “crypto colonizers,” have moved to Puerto Rico to take advantage of tax breaks designed to bring outside investors to the island. The increase in wealthy foreigners has raised real estate prices and created a growing discussion on whether this type of investment creates economic development in Puerto Rico.