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How real estate investing can be a way t...

OPINION: One of the sad realizations for many people stuck for months in the Covid-19 lockdown is that they no longer want to be with their partner. There are already companies that specialize in solving the emotional and financial issues of separation. What about asset allocation? What about lifestyle change? REAL ESTATE INVESTMENTS PROPELLOR/PROVIDED Nikki […]

MBA seeks to clarify GSE’s policies on p

the Mortgage Bankers Association sent a letter on Tuesday to Treasury secretary Janet Yellen and Federal Housing Finance Agency Administrator Mark Calabria concerned about several amendments to First Preferred Share Purchase Agreements announced in January, including changes to investment properties. The MBA said several of the PSPA’s revised changes could cause “unnecessary disruption to the […]

Santander launches savings and investmen...

Santander’s UK branch has added a free savings and investment calculator to its website to help customers compare the potential returns on their money. The calculator asks users how much money they want to set aside and for how long, to create a graph showing the difference in potential return between cash savings and investments. […]

Living solely off income from an investm...

However, past performance in the short term is not an indication of future returns and the coronavirus pandemic has produced a “new normal”. All trends eventually break. As the author of the first letter in your column on February 7, I accepted the federal government’s offer to downsize my house, sell my property and buy […]

Investment calculator: see how your mone...

Understand the returns on investment The goal of any investment is to get more money than you put in – the profit (or loss) you incur is your “return on investment”. And with compound returns, the longer you leave your money invested, the higher your potential returns could be. To see how it works, check […]

Resonance launches social investment pro...

UK-based impact investing specialist Resonance has launched a social investment property fund for the homeless and has received initial capital commitments from the Greater London Authority (GLA) and the investor at social impact Big Society Capital. The Resonance Everyone In Limited Partnership fund, which has an initial investment of £12.5m (€14.4m) and intends to grow […]

Are you looking to buy a rental property...

Becoming a rental property investor is a great way to generate additional income as well as build your nest egg or investment portfolio. However, buying a rental property should not be taken lightly as there are several factors to consider before signing on the dotted line. Here are some things you should think about when […]