Real Estate

  1. How Donald Trump Tried to Cash In by Dumping Sewage into the Hudson River

    Trump had two choices with a billion-dollar West Side project: build a sewage treatment plant or bow out. But there was a ...
  2. The 10 Most Expensive Zip Codes in California

    California has some of the priciest ZIP codes in the U.S. And these are the priciest in California.
  3. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Houston

    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 ...
  4. The 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Dallas

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

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

    What makes these international cities the most active markets for multi-million dollar homes? Read on.
  7. 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in San Francisco

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

    Find out the meaning of this popular asset-backed security and its benefits for banks and investors.
  9. 3 Reasons Million-Dollar Homes Are in a Slump

    Now might be a good time to consider buying a luxury home, what with prices down, inventory up and fewer foreign buyers in ...
  10. 4 Popular Luxury Vacation Home Destinations

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

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

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

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

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

    Though Sagaponack is first, New York City ZIP codes dominate the rest of the state on Forbes’ America’s Most Expensive ZIP ...
  16. 10 Most Expensive ZIP Codes in Connecticut

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

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

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

    For multi-million dollar homes, renting often nets out as costing less than the expenses/other financials of buying a comparable ...
  20. The Best Day and Month to List Your Home

    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. ...
  21. Crowdfunding Beats Direct Ownership for Commercial Real Estate

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

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

    Read about Dimensional Fund Advisors, a global asset management company founded on transforming academic research into practical ...
  24. Aviva Investors: Investment Manager Highlight (AV)

    Read about the global asset manager Aviva Investors, and learn more about its general approach to investing and the types ...
  25. How to Keep a Land Investment From Going Bust

    Investing in land can yield big returns. But investors should consider their goals, as well as the following details, to ...
  26. Why ‘18-Hour Cities’ Are the Next Big Thing for Real Estate Investors

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Find out when you should consider adding illiquid investments to your portfolio, such as real estate or locked-up investment ...
  33. 4 Reasons Why the Housing Recovery Will Be Short-lived (LOW, HD)

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

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

    Discover the financial factors behind owning a second home and how weighing your options can determine if a vacation home ...
  36. These Are the 5 Financial Products/Services the Ultra-Rich Care About

    Learn about the financial products and services that wealthy individuals make use of to cater to their planning and wealth ...
  37. How to Invest When You Buy Your First Home

    Homeownership isn't cheap these days thanks to the down payment and closing costs. Savers who are putting away money have ...
  38. Buying a House? 6 Other Costs You Should Factor In

    When purchasing a home, you need to factor in more than just the list price of the home. From closing costs to maintenance, ...
  39. Alternative Income ETFs and Your Portfolio

    Alternative income ETFs comprised of REITs, MLPs and preferred stocks can diversify portfolios and improve yields.
  40. What Real Assets Can Do for Your Portfolio

    Real assets can provide advantages that financial assets cannot.
  41. The Pros And Cons Of Owning Rental Property

    Owning rental property can be a rewarding and profitable experience, but it comes with some real risks.
  42. Buying a House Before Selling Your Own: Risks and Considerations

    Learn more about the financial risks and worst case scenarios associated with buying a home before selling your current residence.
  43. Selling Your House Before an Interest Rate Hike?

    Learn about the potential advantages and disadvantages of selling a home before or after an increase in the national interest ...
  44. How Parents Can Help Adult Children Buy a Home

    Owning a home isn't easy thanks to stringent lending standards. Thankfully, there's ways parents can help their kids buy ...
  45. 3 Luxury Retirement Communities in North Carolina

    Discover why North Carolina is growing in popularity among retirees, and learn more about some of the most luxurious retirement ...
  46. Top 7 Reasons to Not Buy a Timeshare

    Learn the seven most important reasons why a timeshare makes a lousy investment. Understand why you shouldn't consider buying ...
  47. Buying a House Before an Interest Rate Hike

    Find out how a Fed rate hike would impact aspiring homebuyers, why rates increase, and whether now is the right time to buy ...
  48. Citi’s Home Loans Could Lead to Default Spike

    Defaults could rise as Citigroup home equity borrowers who had been paying interest only are about to see monthly payments ...
  49. Diversify with These Four Alternative Assets

    In times of market volatility, investors add alternative assets to their portfolios--highly illiquid, but profitable investments ...
  50. Use Private Equity Strategy to Invest (CG, APO)

    Forget trying to be a great trader. Learn to invest like private equity firms for superior results.
Hot Definitions
  1. Asset Allocation

    An investment strategy that aims to balance risk and reward by apportioning a portfolio's assets according to an individual's ...
  2. IRR Rule

    A measure for evaluating whether to proceed with a project or investment. The IRR rule states that if the internal rate of ...
  3. Short Covering

    Short covering is buying back borrowed securities in order to close an open short position.
  4. Covariance

    A measure of the degree to which returns on two risky assets move in tandem. A positive covariance means that asset returns ...
  5. Liquid Asset

    An asset that can be converted into cash quickly and with minimal impact to the price received. Liquid assets are generally ...
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