Markets In Perspective Markets In Perspective Indeed, global markets have shrugged off the impact of past viral outbreaks. While the past is not predictive of the future, it does offer valuable perspective. “History may not repeat, but it does rhyme,” notes McCabe. “There is nothing exactly like the coronavirus. We don’t really know how this is going to play out. But you can compare it to SARS to help put things in perspective. What have we seen in the past that may help us look at current conditions more rationally?”No one knows how long or of far the coronavirus will spread, but here is a brief look at how three recent infectious outbreaks unfolded: 2003 — SARS saw 8,000 people infected. It was brought to an end by good hygiene (hand-washing) and environmental factors (warming temperatures), and it burnt out when enough people became infected to build an immunity to the disease.2009 — H1N1 Flu caused a pandemic in ‘09 and has become a seasonal flu, usually recurring in the colder months.2014 — Ebola in West Africa ended with human intervention, when the WHO declared a coordinated international response. Countries worked together to administer to the sick, and when a second outbreak occurred in 2018, human intervention made the difference again when treatments developed from the first outbreak were offered to patients.“The markets have responded in the real estate sector because of the Corona Virus and politics. Many real estate investment owners are selling their properties before the capital gains tax rate increases. Some people are leaving high tax states and moving to more tax friendly states. With this high demand, people are getting top dollar in this real estate environment. If they are trying to utilize a 1031 exchange for their investment product, they are having a tough time finding a replacement property. Because of the low inventory of real estate, we help clients with their 1031 exchange into a Delaware Statutory Trust investment product*Disclosure:This website is neither an offer to sell nor a solicitation of an offer to buy any security which can be made only by a prospectus, or offering memorandum, which has been filed or registered with appropriate state and federal regulatory agencies, and sold only by broker dealers and registered investment advisors authorized to do so.Additionally, we cannot offer any of our open offerings unless we have a pre-existing relationship with a customer. Once we have obtained sufficient information to perform an evaluation of our new customers’ financial circumstances and sophistication in determining his or her status as an accredited investor, we would be able to discuss future offerings once they become available.