The Differences Between Real Estate Investing and the Stock Market



Pursuing stocks, real estate, or both forms of investment, can either yield profits in or against your favour. A wide range of variables come into play, from knowledge and experience, through to the volatility of the market you’re investing in and attempting to make a profit from. Finding a solution to understanding and making money […]

Boring Makes the Best Investment



There are many ways to invest in real estate. Some are inherently higher risk or more time consuming than others. For instance, a seaside vacation rental requires a thorough cleaning between every rental. Flipping houses requires a large cash investment and carries a high risk that you won’t make the big profit you planned on. […]

Top Mistakes Made By Real Estate Investors



Watching real estate investing shows on TV or reading the success stories on the internet can make real estate investing seem like an easy way to make a financial killing in a hurry. The truth is that most investors make multiple mistakes in the beginning and are lucky to hold on long enough to finally […]

Lennar Corporation Declares Dividends – Outlook Positive



Yesterday Lennar Corporation declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.04 per share for both their Class A and Class B common stocks.

Realogy Holdings Corp. to Raise $1.2 Plus Billion



Realogy Holdings Corp. announced on Friday their plans to launch an IPO of some 40 million shares in common stock. According to the news, underwriters will also offer a 30-day option to buy an additional 6 million shares as well. The ticker symbol for the stocks, already approved, will be “RLGY.” Proceeds of the sale will be applied to outstanding debts of the company.

Equity Residential Redeems Series N Preferred Shares



Equity Residential (EQR) announced on Friday a call for redemption on all outstanding Series N Depositary Shares. The Series N Depositary Shares will render a redemption price of $25.00 per share, plus $0.1575 per share accrued and unpaid dividends, according to the announcement.

ProLogis AMB Merger Solves A Wealth of Problems



In news from the commercial sector, Denver based ProLogis, and AMB Property Corporation of S.F. announced on Wednesday their merger negotiations. These two publicly traded companies are the two largest players within the warehousing and distribution center realm. Some experts suggest the merger is nothing more than an effort to make economies of scale more reaonable for the two. ProLogis has lost millions due to logistic nightmares and other such inefficiencies spotlighted by the financial crisis worldwide.

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