Excessive Leverage Caused 1929 Stock Market Crash and 2008 Economic Collapse

Even though many years separate these two painful events the common denominator of what caused both, is the same. Back in the 1920’s you could put one dollar down and buy ten dollars worth of stock. This kind of leverage is fine when the stock market goes higher causing a wind up in stock prices […]

Real Estate Investing Programs – Are They Really Helpful?

The real estate investing program is very helpful for those who aspire to become real estate investors. Such programs are also available online. However, you should examine the materials of these programs to verify whether or not they will be worth your time and money. At the same time, you will also need to keep […]

Relocating to Mississauga

Mississauga is a happening place in Ontario, Canada. With a population of more than 700,000, this city provides a lot of opportunities for everyone including those who have temporary projects, businessmen, employees transferred to Mississauga for Short assignments and even students. For the past few years, Mississauga has become an Information technology center for Canada. […]

5 Areas Where Interest Rates Matter!

Although, we hear, a lot of opinions, about, interest rates, and their trends, and impacts, very few people seem to understand, the significance, and importance/ relevance, of these rates, in several areas of our lives! After, many decades of involvement, in political campaigns, leadership, leadership training/ planning, real estate, financial sales and consulting, etc, I […]

Why Invest in Costa Rica Real Estate?

Let me start off by saying that there are two reasons why anyone buys a property anywhere in the world: to live on the property and/or to invest in the property by selling it at some point in the future, when they see the value of the property increasing over time. Let’s face it, the […]

The Effects Of Balance Of Trade Surplus And Deficit On A Country’s Economy

INTRODUCTION It is in no doubt that balance of trade which is sometimes symbolized as (NX) is described as the Difference between the monetary value of export and import of output in an economy over a certain period. It could also been seen as the relationship between the nation’s import and exports. When the balance […]

Mortgage Rates – Stay On Top!

There are many factors that influence and regulate mortgage rates, a basic knowledge about these deciding and highly volatile factors are vital to getting a good deal when shopping for mortgage loans. Many borrowers are inclined to think that lenders are solely responsible for the rising and falling rates, but in effect, it is investors […]

The Advantages of Renting an Apartment vs. Owning a Home

Compared to owning a home, living in an apartment rental is incredibly easy. Why do the work yourself when you can enjoy the following benefits: · Dedicated property and maintenance staff to call if anything goes wrong · No back-breaking snow shoveling, lawn maintenance or pool/sauna care · One single monthly rent cheque usually pays […]

How the Credit Crunch is Affecting the Real Estate Market

The credit crunch has had diverse effects on the real estate market. The interest rates are nearing a record breaking low, while mortgage money doesn’t seem to be available for those who are in a position to purchase. Mortgage brokers struggle to secure affordable funds for their clients. They are forced to widen their service […]

Home Buying Strategies in Today’s Market

The Real Estate market in many areas is some people might call perfect for the picking since prices are lower than they have been in many years and there are so many bank owned and short sale homes making up the bulk of the homes for sale. With these prices at their lowest many buyers […]

Knowing the Most Reasonable Home Rental Price in the Market

Through the years, the prices for rented homes have dropped tremendously due to the economic situation not only in Canada but throughout the world. Rental prices have dropped to around half of the previous rental rate, therefore it is best to have a basic knowledge on the rate of the rented houses are in the […]

The Truth About Shadow Inventory In Phoenix Real Estate Market

With a little bit of analysis, the claim that there is a tremendous shadow inventory on the Phoenix real estate market is easily banished. Unfortunately, homeowners and homebuyers are oftentimes led off the path by faulty reporting, even in major news outlets. There are resources that can be inspected to get a precise evaluation of […]