Real Estate Trends: House Flipping

From a builder's point of view, the housing market has always been cyclical from boom to bust and back to boom again. During boom times building, renovation and house flipping are all big business but during times of economic recession the demand for … [Read more...]

The End of the Longest Running War in the Americas

By Nick Giambruno Drug cartels. Kidnappings. Assassinations. A war for billions in cocaine profits. Leftist guerrillas looking for a piece of the action. If you’ve seen a movie with this stuff in it, there’s a good chance it was set in … [Read more...]

Tapering vs. Economy And Trends

Everyone is aware that the "recovery" is lame and is primarily an illusion due to the printing of funny money by the FED. What effect will it have if the FED shut off the spigot over night? Well just the thought of that idea recently sent shivers … [Read more...]

Retirement Investments Affected By U.S. Taxes

Many people dream of retiring at the earliest possible date with the expectation that their investments will provide them with a steady income for the next few decades. But as soon as they put in their papers and go to collect their last … [Read more...]

Is This the Time to Buy Real Estate in Portugal?

The time to buy is when everyone else is selling. That holds true not only for stocks but also for commodities like Gold and Real Estate. Another truism is to buy when you least feel like buying. Right now an extremely out of favor asset is real … [Read more...]

Update on the Real Estate Market

The key to profitable investing is to "Buy when everyone is selling and sell when everyone is buying".  If that is true real estate may be just turning the corner. Currently, the real estate market is experiencing a rebound in many states around the … [Read more...]

Real Estate Trends: Martha’s Vineyard

In recent years, real estate has suffered major price setbacks due to foreclosures, and the supply overhang of foreclosed real estate. But the old adage of Real Estate value, Location, Location, Location still applies. Today we will look at Real … [Read more...]

How Successful is the HARP Government Mortgage Refinance Program?

H.A.R.P. Government Mortgage Refinance Program It's been nearly four years since the original version of the Home Affordable Refinance Program (HARP) was announced by the White House and the Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA). HARP is part of an … [Read more...]

Prices of Real Estate in Chandigarh India are Surging!

Editor's Note: Today we are presenting a unique article on Real Estate in India. In the past we have covered Housing and Real Estate  in general, Mortgages, Home Owners Insurance,  refinancing, foreclosure, Overseas Investing and Dubai Real Estate … [Read more...]

Is it a Good Time to Buy REITS?

Buy Rental Property or a REIT? Although many individuals prefer rental units as additional income, one of the last things you probably want to do in your retirement is to find renters and deal with the drama that comes from having them rent for … [Read more...]