Real Estate

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  1. 6 Things Foreign Buyers of U.S. Real Estate Need to Know

    September 16, 2016
    Rising home prices and a strong dollar are making it tough for foreign buyers of U.S. real estate to pay cash. What to expect ...
  2. Overview of Fidelity Real Estate Investment Fund (FRESX)

    September 6, 2016
    Learn about the Fidelity Real Estate Investment Port including its investment philosophy, management, investment performance, ...
  3. Eight Financial Safeguards If Disaster Strikes

    August 18, 2016
    In an emergency like a fire, hurricane, flood, tornado or earthquake, you may not be able to protect your home. But you can ...
  4. 5 Assets Only The Ultra Rich Can Afford

    August 5, 2016
    Yacht? Private jet? Not that unusual. If you’re rolling in the big bucks, you can buy something much more interesting.
  5. Why New York Luxury Real Estate Has Had a Bad Year

    July 30, 2016
    New York luxury real estate is having a bad year thanks to a trifecta of causes, including a roller-coaster stock market.
  6. 4 Ways To Cut Your Living Expenses

    July 29, 2016
    Living expenses can add up if you're not careful, here's how to save on everyday living expenses.
  7. How Smart Home Systems Impact Home Values

    July 26, 2016
    Smartphone-operated lighting and blinds, personalized locking systems, intelligent these amenities pay off ...
  8. How Donald Trump Tried to Cash In by Dumping Sewage into the Hudson River

    July 13, 2016
    Trump had two choices with a billion-dollar West Side project: build a sewage treatment plant or bow out. But there was a ...
  9. The Top 5 States for Retirees to Buy Cheap Property

    June 29, 2016
    Buying vacant land for future gain is high-risk. Look for low prices in undeveloped areas likely to see a building boom in ...
  10. The 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes in California

    June 24, 2016
    California has some of the priciest ZIP codes in the U.S. And these are the priciest in California.
  11. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Houston

    June 17, 2016
    You can get a lot more house for your money in Houston – the largest city in Texas and the fourth largest in the U.S. – than ...
  12. The Top 2 Canadian Oil REITs (BOWFF, RIOCF)

    June 17, 2016
    Consider two Canadian real estate investment trusts suitable for well-diversified, income-oriented portfolios. Both have ...
  13. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Dallas

    June 13, 2016
    Everything is big in the Big D, and the poshest neighborhoods are no exception: Your money will buy a lot of house in these ...
  14. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Chicago

    June 9, 2016
    Chicago is home to some of the most glamorous neighborhoods in the United States. Here are the 10 most expensive ZIP codes ...
  15. The 5 Hottest Luxury Real Estate Markets

    June 6, 2016
    What makes these international cities the most active markets for multi-million dollar homes? Read on.
  16. 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in San Francisco

    June 3, 2016
    In addition to its expensive home market, San Francisco has an increasingly competitive rental market, with quick turnaround ...
  17. Understanding Mortgage-Backed Securities

    May 31, 2016
    Find out the meaning of this popular asset-backed security and its benefits for banks and investors.
  18. 3 Reasons Why Jumbo Mortgages Are for High Earners

    May 28, 2016
    Find out what a jumbo mortgage is, and learn the primary reasons why jumbo mortgages are most well-suited for high income ...
  19. 3 Reasons Million-Dollar Homes Are in a Slump

    May 12, 2016
    Now might be a good time to consider buying a luxury home, what with prices down, inventory up and fewer foreign buyers in ...
  20. 4 Popular Luxury Vacation Home Destinations

    May 6, 2016
    The smart luxury vacation home money is headed to Orlando, the Hamptons, San Diego and Telluride for scenery plus serious ...
  21. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Miami

    May 4, 2016
    Miami-Dade County, to be precise. It's home to Miami Beach (Fisher Island), the sixth-most-expensive ZIP code in the U.S. ...
  22. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Los Angeles

    May 3, 2016
    The top 10 most expensive ZIP codes in Los Angeles have median home prices ranging from about $3.1 to $5.1 million. What ...
  23. Appraisal

    May 1, 2016
    A valuation of property (ie. real estate, a business, an antique) by the estimate of an authorized person. In order to be ...
  24. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in New Jersey

    April 29, 2016
    Often overshadowed by its cosmopolitan neighbor New York, the Garden State has a number of towns that offer luxury and space ...
  25. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in New York State

    April 27, 2016
    Though Sagaponack is first, New York City ZIP codes dominate the rest of the state on Forbes’ America’s Most Expensive ZIP ...
  26. 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Connecticut

    April 26, 2016
    Looking for an elegant home? Check here for the median home prices, average days on the market and median household income ...
  27. This Is What Mark Zuckerberg's Portfolio Looks Like (FB, MSFT)

    April 25, 2016
    Find out where the sixth-richest billionaire on the Forbes List, Mark Zuckerberg, invests his money to continue securing ...
  28. Key Features for Selling a Home

    April 21, 2016
    Besides the timing of your listing, the words you use to describe your house can help you sell it faster – and for a higher ...
  29. Rent vs. Buy: It’s Different for Expensive Property

    April 13, 2016
    For multi-million dollar homes, renting often nets out as costing less than the expenses/other financials of buying a comparable ...
  30. Thor Equities: Asset Manager Highlight

    April 11, 2016
    Read about Thor Equities, a private equity real estate firm based in New York that was started to serve low-income communities ...
  31. The Best Day and Month to List Your Home

    April 11, 2016
    Want to make a quicker sale? Get your house on the market this spring and pick the perfect day of the week to attract buyers. ...
  32. Crowdfunding Beats Direct Ownership for Commercial Real Estate

    April 7, 2016
    Investing in commercial real estate can be profitable, and doing it through crowdfunding eliminates the headaches associated ...
  33. The Great Millionaire Migration

    April 6, 2016
    According to a recent report from New World Wealth, a number of countries around the world are losing millionaires.
  34. Dimensional Fund Advisors: Investment Manager Highlight (BA, IBM)

    April 2, 2016
    Read about Dimensional Fund Advisors, a global asset management company founded on transforming academic research into practical ...
  35. Using Hard Money Loans for Real Estate Investments

    April 2, 2016
    A hard money loan may be a faster route to financing than a bank loan, but be sure you understand the pluses and minuses ...
  36. Aviva Investors: Investment Manager Highlight (AV)

    April 1, 2016
    Read about the global asset manager Aviva Investors, and learn more about its general approach to investing and the types ...
  37. Reverse Mortgages: When They Make Sense

    April 1, 2016
    Reverse mortgages are a legitimate vehicle for folks age 62 and up to tap into the equity in their homes for other uses. ...
  38. How to Keep a Land Investment From Going Bust

    March 31, 2016
    Investing in land can yield big returns. But investors should consider their goals, as well as the following details, to ...
  39. Real Estate Gets Its GICS

    March 30, 2016
    A dedicated sector classification gives real estate securities the recognition they deserve.
  40. FREEX: Overview of Franklin Real Estate Securities Fund

    March 28, 2016
    Learn about the Franklin Real Estate Securities Fund, a real estate sector fund that can provide excellent diversification ...
  41. Why ‘18-Hour Cities’ Are the Next Big Thing for Real Estate Investors

    March 26, 2016
    The rise of the ‘18-hour city’ is the latest trend to hit real estate – with high growth potential for investors.
  42. Real Estate Valuation: What You Should Know

    March 22, 2016
    Anyone from mortgage lenders to property buyers and sellers can benefit from a basic understanding of real estate valuation.
  43. VGSIX: Overview of Vanguard REIT Index Fund

    March 8, 2016
    Learn the highlights of the Vanguard REIT Index Inv in this fund overview, including details of its investment objective, ...
  44. How Interest Rates Affect Property Values

    February 19, 2016
    Along with their impact on mortgages, interest rates affect capital flows, the supply and demand for capital, and an investor’s ...
  45. How to Calculate ROI For Real Estate Investments

    January 31, 2016
    When it comes to real estate investments, there are two important ROI calculations to know.
  46. Mansion Prices Are Hitting New Highs

    January 29, 2016
    But not everywhere. The places prices are still booming are ultra-luxe enclaves, such as Beverly Hills and the Hamptons.
  47. When Introducing Illiquidity to Your Portfolio Makes Sense

    January 29, 2016
    Find out when you should consider adding illiquid investments to your portfolio, such as real estate or locked-up investment ...
  48. 4 Reasons Why the Housing Recovery Will Be Short-lived (LOW, HD)

    December 18, 2015
    Evidence would suggest that the same culprits from 2008 and some new ones are re-inflating a housing bubble.
  49. The 5 Fastest Appreciating Housing Markets in America

    December 16, 2015
    Investors and homebuyers are watching some U.S. cities' housing markets appreciate at a rapid rate. Here are the top five ...
  50. Economics of Owning a Vacation Home

    December 14, 2015
    Discover the financial factors behind owning a second home and how weighing your options can determine if a vacation home ...
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