Who Would Make an Offer on a Home Sight Unseen? Lots of Folks
A third of people in a Redfin survey of homebuyers said they had made an offer on a home without seeing it in person.
Senators Said to Consider Breaking Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Into Pieces
Republican Bob Corker and Democrat Mark Warner are reportedly planning the breakup of the two, which the feds took over during the financial crisis.
Political Uncertainty Looms High on REITs’ Radar
Forty-four percent of the largest publicly traded REITs cite risk factors related to the Trump administration in their latest 10-Ks, a study finds.
Industry Needs to ‘Modernize’ to Accept Smaller Investors: Schwab
Wealth is more than "a specific sum of money" to many Americans, and the industry needs to adapt to accept this, Schwab execs say.
Blackstone Booming Ahead in Nontraded REIT Business
Working with the wirehouses, rather than exiting the market like W. P. Carey, is Blackstone's approach.
W. P. Carey to Exit Nontraded REIT Business
Trends suggest that regulatory issues (like DOL) played a part, along with some fallout from the RCAP-Schorsch debacle.
Markets Need a 30% Stock Drop or 50% Higher U.S. Yields, Or Not.
BofA says something has to give with Treasury supply building; yet hedging may explain the simultaneous bond and stock rally.
Advisors Should Consider Alternatives to Publicly Traded REITs
Given REITs’ limitations, consider a wider array of options for clients who have the ability and willingness to invest in less-liquid real estate alternatives.
How a Global Equities Manager Handles the Market’s Heat
Rick Schmidt of Harding Loevner discusses recent investments in the face of volatility.
Who Were the Best Robo-Advisors in Q1?
The first quarter of 2017 was good to robo-advisors, but several firms stood out for top performance across investment categories.