Investing In Real Estate

Real estate investing involves the purchase, ownership, management, rental and/or sale of real estate for profit. Improvement of realty property as part of a real estate investment strategy is generally considered to be a sub-specialty of real...

Tips For Homeowners

Homeowners’ insurance isn’t a luxury, it’s a necessity. In fact, most mortgage companies won’t make a loan or finance a residential real estate transaction unless the buyer provides proof of coverage for the full or fair...

What’s a Property Survey?

A property survey shows the boundaries of the property indicating the lot size, and includes a written description of the property. Property surveys, which resemble a map, are carried out during the original construction of a house and are...

Real Estate Derivatives

A real estate derivative is a financial instrument whose value is based on the price of real estate. The core uses for real estate derivatives are: hedging positions, pre-investing assets and re-allocating a portfolio. The major products within...