Invest Europe: Should we follow Robert Shiller?



Robert Shiller - World Economic Forum

The turbulent markets around the world today have stifled much investment potential, further exacerbating recovery stimulus. With interest rates at an all time low, enticing high net worth investors is now a game only the astute can afford to excel at.

Dubai boom no bust, but get best advice



Dubai Expo 2020

As ambitious and profitable as Dubai’s luxury development opportunities are, the growing list of cancelled projects there foretells of typical “boom” real estate markets past and present. For every one of the 150 projects now cancelled, there’s probably two more set to make the insightful investor richer. As always, knowing which intel to choose, which advice to take, differentiates winners and losers.

Islamic Investment: Atypical Features & Gains



Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Business Awards

In foreign investment market news, Chile is pursuing expertise for breaking into the Brunei market via Islamic banking expertise. According to the news from The Brunei Times, Chile’s non-resident ambassador to Brunei, Christian Rehren, is exploring every avenue to bridge un-conventional banking ties with the Sultanate. Linkages such as the Latin America to Middle East bridge indicated, reflect well on growing markets for 2015. Here’s some interesting investment news from very positive markets.

5 International residential investment regions to watch



San Martín de los Andes - via Albasmalko

For the investor or second home buyer out there with worldly aspirations, the oyster or Earth’s property possibilities still contains many pearls. From Crete to Crimea unsung paradise in between, here’s 5 property buys looking for just the right investor in 2015.

Mallorca fincas: A Europe investment focus



Villa for sale in Port Andratx, Port Andratx

News Hollywood actor Michael Douglas’ Mallorca finca (country estate) is on the market with Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty set the market there spinning recently. The projections the finca may demand as much as €50 million euro reveals what most experts say is a bull market for such exclusive properties. Spain’s Balearic Islands deserve a closer look for the coming New Year.

Crete Villa Buy in Kokkino Chorio Village



A similar new villa construction

A new construction listing on Crete in Greece promises modernity plus breathtaking views of the White Moutains and Crete’s majestic beaches. For sale in Kokkino Chorio Apokoronas, a designer 2 story with 122 square meters living space, just may be your home in paradise, and at an attractive price.

Will Data Security Concerns Eradicate Convenient Commerce



data theft

For those of you who’ve had run-ins with unearned credit reporting problems a blog post at CreditReportProblems bears reading. According to that story a new bill may be passed shortly that leads to more accountability when things go awry, or when data breaches cause harm to the innocent.

Cable Vs. App Entertainment [infographic]



TV entertainment

In the category “stuff for the homeowner,” what could be more important for some than entertainment. More precisely, television and the inherent costs of whichever mode of broadcasting you choose.

Brendon Pack : Tips on Filing Tax Extensions for Agents



Real Estate Agents and Taxes : How to File an Extension April 15th is next Monday and it’s coming sooner than we all know it. If you are like a lot of real estate agents out there, there is a good chance that you may have to file an extension to get all of your […]

A Short Rant on Ecomomic Disaster: The State of Fair Play 2013



Land of plenty

Anyone reading this has to have been affected by the so called “Great Recession”, and most of you very negatively. Without going into history lessons or far reaching “what ifs” – suffice it to say when Wall Street crashed this time, your future was altered inextricably. Given all that, near continuous news of underhanded dealings prompts this little rant. Okay, it’s a big rant – but you don’t even want to go here.