By Marc Courtenay: "A strong stock market makes the rich happy and the less than rich hopeful. A strong real estate market makes the middle class happy and the rich ecstatic." (Karim Rahemtulla, Financial Editor and Investment Analyst)...Show More Summary
By Ron Hiram: American Capital Agency Corp. (AGNC) is a Nasdaq-listed mortgage real estate investment trust with a market capitalization of ~$11 billion and assets on the balance sheet as of 3/30/13 totaling ~$93 billion. AGNC owns,Show More Summary
Alex Rodriguez is playing the real estate market a lot better than the baseball field this year. The Yankees slugger, who has missed the season with an injury, just closed on the sale of his Miami Beach home for $30 million, believed to be the most paid for a home in Miami Beach history. The [...] A-Rod Sells Miami Beach Mansion For $30 Million is a post from: The Inquisitr
When the Foreclosure Era began in 2006, Sean O’Toole had spent five years buying and selling California foreclosures. He had a ton of foreclosure data so he shelved plans to start a general property listing site and launched one in 2007 devoted entirely to foreclosures, providing data from public sources exclusively, ForeclosureRadar, which became popular [...]Show More Summary
Investors are clamoring for new ways to invest in an emerging bull market in American real estate. Some favorite investments include the likes of The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD), which is known for robust capital allocation, dividends, and share repurchases. The Home Depot, Inc. (NYSE:HD) recently announced earnings that beat on the top and bottom line. [...]
It’s a frustrating time to be an income investor. The combination of historically low interest rates and rising equity markets has brought yields down significantly in recent months. One asset class that has received extra attention over the past couple years, because of their tendency to provide solid income above and beyond the yield available [...]
The American public is, for obvious reasons, a bit gun-shy when it comes to asset bubbles. Ever since the financial crisis, market watchers have worried about bubbles in the stock market, in high yield debt, and even the reinflation of the real estate bubble. Show More Summary
By Ron Hiram: Annaly Capital Management, Inc. (NLY) is the largest mortgage real estate investment trust (mREIT) listed on the NYSE, with a market cap of ~$14.4 billion and assets on the balance sheet as of March 31, 2013, totaling ~$125 billion. Show More Summary
Drew Barrymore has just hulked her cozy—well, as cozy as 6,258 square feet could possibly be—six-bedroom home in Montecito, Calif., on the market for $7.5M. It's a mild surprise that Barrymore's selling...
The race is on in to raise money on public capital markets for the latest big thing in real estate: renting out single-family homes. Waypoint Homes Realty Trust Inc. announced Tuesday that it plans to raise up to $100 million in an ...
The Real Estalker is reporting that Sandy Olivia Newton-John has put her home in Tequesta, Fla., on the market for $6.2M. The actress, singer, and hotelier paid $4.1M for the four-bedroom house four years ago and spent another $2M o...
In 2002, Robert M. Campbell dedicated his book, Timing the Real Estate Market, to the millions of home buyers and sellers who every year regretfully say, “if I had only bought (or sold ) a year or two earlier, I would’ve made a killing.” Just as cash-flow is more important than appreciation to most Real [...]Show More Summary
Another event-free day in which the only major economic data point was the release of UK CPI, which joined the rest of the world in telegraphing price deflation, despite bubbles in the real estate and stock markets, printing 2.0% Y/Y...Show More Summary
300 Ivy in Hayes Valley is another example of how insane the residential real estate market in San Francisco is right now. 350 potential buyers showed up for the first weekend the sales office was open for the 63-unit project,...
You know it's getting frothy when... "We're seeing many people cash out 401(k)s or IRAs because they want to take advantage of the [real estate] market." As CNNMoney reports, in order to get in on hot housing markets, amateur investors are buying up homes and taking risky measures - like tapping their retirement accounts - to fund the deals. Show More Summary
By most measures, the real estate market is improving. Some even call it a mini-boom. Can the individual investor take advantage of this? Besides buying rental property and becoming a landlord or investing in the obvious (home builders and home improvement centers), one way is to invest in the trend is through real estate investment [...]
Placing zeros to the right seems to be the preferred sport of those who put a price on the homes they sell in Cuba today. A captive market at the end of the day, the buyer could find a lot of surprises in the wide range of classified ads.
Placing zeros to the right seems to be the preferred sport of those who put a price on the homes they sell in Cuba today....
The cover photo of your Facebook Page is a great piece of marketing real estate. But how can you use it to drive user actions and conversions? In light of Facebook’s new policy that allows for cover photos to include calls-to-action (CTAs), here are five ways to start converting visitors.
Colorlines' Imara Jones hopes that someone is paying attention to a recent report on how to fix the policy mess's impact on communities of color. Despite recent headlines trumpeting a return of America's real estate market to its boom-time...Show More Summary