GFD is the exclusive provider of Winan’s Real Estate Indices which begin their coverage of the United States in 1835.
Winan’s Investments, a well-respected name in financial research, has developed the Winans U.S. Real Estate Index™ known as the WIREI.
With the real estate bubble in 2008, interest has grown in real estate as an alternative asset class. Investors demand a better understanding of how the price of real estate has performed over time. Real Estate is an important supplement to the traditional financial assets of stocks, bonds and bills. Many consider Real Estate as the alternative Asset Class of modern finance.
GFD provides extensive coverage of real estate markets, both residential and commercial, in the United States and fifty global markets. Ken Winans. The founder of Winan’s Investments, is the creator of the Winans U.S. Real Estate Index (WIREI) which begins in 1835. The WIREI is an ideal compliment to the well-referenced 20-City S&P Case-Shiller Real Estate Index.
GFD provides real estate data from each state, covering over 250 metropolitan areas. Data is also available from over 50 countries using data calculated by government statistical agencies in each of those countries. GFD also distributes the above-mentioned Index as well as 22 other Case-Shiller Real Estate Indices.
A full spectrum of Real Estate cycles can be examined and compared to other asset classes using GFD.