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Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent Index
The Beracha, Hardin & Johnson Buy vs. Rent Index is an index designed to signal whether current market conditions favor buying or renting a home in terms of wealth creation over a fixed holding period in a particular market relative to historical market conditions and alternative investment opportunities.

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2017 ARES Annual Meeting

Exceptional World Class Water Awaits You in Coronado

Our April 4 - 8, 2017, Annual Meeting will be held at the recently renovated waterfront Coronado Marriott. This hotel, an invigorating seaside escape, is one of the most spectacular sites where an ARES Meeting has been held. Expect warm weather, sunny skies, a friendly, welcoming vibe, tasty locavore food and drink, an exceptional event ! This is a meeting that you do not want to miss.
There's a certain energy at the resort that will rejuvenate you. The totally renovated property is sparkling and fresh. ARES attendees can enjoy a brand new spa as well as a new fitness, yoga and Pilates studio. ARES receptions, breakfasts and lunches will include much fresh, locally grown food. Professor Norm Miller has volunteered to be ARES Sommelier and he will be selecting various California wines for your enjoyment. World famous San Diego area craft beers will be on tap as well.

Located in the picturesque coastal village of Coronado, the resort celebrates World Class Water as ARES does. Shopping, restaurants, waterfront walking paths and gorgeous beaches are all nearby. An inexpensive, fun and challenging municipal golf course abuts the resort. A water taxi or Uber will quickly take you to downtown San Diego if you need to be there. 
Many other San Diego attractions are easily visited as well.As a world-famous resort getaway, Coronado has been the destination of presidents and of kings, of Hollywood stars, and of visitors from every corner of the world. It has been an inspiration for L. Frank Baum’s classic “The Wizard of Oz.” But at its core, it is still an easy going small town with tremendous cultural and historical roots, an enchanting blend that makes Coronado both uniquely and endlessly attractive. In many ways, Coronado offers charms similar to the more northerly Carmel but without the chilly ocean breezes often experienced up there... READ MORE


If you missed our 32nd American Real Estate Society (ARES) Annual Meeting at the Brown Palace Hotel and Spa in Denver, check out some of the highlights of the conference.  The following are some of the thoughts from Michael Highfield our 2016 Program Chair and Vice President.

The 32nd American Real Estate Society (ARES) Annual Meeting at the Brown Palace Hotel and Spa was a great success, and I appreciate your support and participation in the meeting. We had over 350 registered participants, and we also had approximately 150 additional industry and student participants March 29 – April 2, 2016. Held in conjunction with the International Real Estate Society (IRES) board meeting, this year’s ARES meeting was an exciting event with outstanding research presentations and panel discussions by thought leaders in real estate from every continent except Antarctica.
This year’s meeting started with an evening reception at the Ritchie Center at the University of Denver. Friends and colleagues from around the world had the opportunity to enjoy great food and drink in an outstanding facility. We thank Denver locals Glenn Mueller (University of Denver) and Steve Laposa (Alvarez & Marsal) for organizing this event, and we greatly appreciate the Burns School of Real Estate and Construction Management, Dividend Capital, and Alvarez & Marsal for their sponsorship of this outstanding off-site reception... READ MORE