The more property investors you have in a market, the harder it is for property values to go up. This might seem strange at first.
Just like any asset, if demand is higher than supply, then prices will increase. This is exactly what’s happened with Melbourne house prices.
Despite all the odds, and calls for property collapse, house prices continue to go from strength to strength in the US, the UK and Australia.
Westfield is one of many real estate companies that offer REITs; claiming their share of rental income costs you less than $11 —for Westfield Retail Trust [ASX:WRT], anyway.
REITs can be a great way to invest in property without all the hassle of being the landlord. You can invest in a swag of properties without having to tie up a lot of funds.
Despite all the calls that the US economy will enter recession in 2016, the world's largest economy continues to coast along.
When it comes to mortgage insurance there are two big insurers which almost all lenders turn to. Those two are Genworth Financial and QBE Insurance Group.
The bullish signals just keep coming in this mad, mad financial world. But they’re never on the front pages of the newspapers.
If you’re new to property investing, then negative gearing might be a new concept to you. But it’s actually very simple.
Could the sector, which now competes with Christianity as Australia’s most important belief system (in property we trust) be faltering?