New HUD Reverse Mortgage Rules Change the Game for Borrowers
HUD recently implemented new rules that may make a reverse mortgage line of credit substantially less attractive to many seniors.
Wells Fargo Hit by Surprise Charge From Pre-Crisis Mortgages
The bank takes a $1 billion charge for a pre-crisis mortgage probe; the surprise charge adds to headaches from the fake-accounts episode.
US Dominates Global Cities for Real Estate Investment
Technological change will determine which cities will outperform, Cushman & Wakefield says.
15 Cheapest States for Long-Term Care: 2017
Genworth’s annual study on the cost of care nationwide, which includes home care and assisted living facilities, ranks LTC costs by state.
15 Most Expensive States for Long-Term Care: 2017
Genworth’s annual study on the cost of care nationwide, which includes home care, assisted living facilities, etc., is not reassuring.
The Sunset of Retail Real Estate Investing
Conditions in the retail real estate market are worsening faster than anticipated — and the reasons why go beyond the Amazon effect.
Isn’t Indexing a Perfect Strategy?
When it comes to investment strategy, some truths (about risk) are worth remembering.
Actively Managed Funds Stage a Short-Term Comeback
More than half of actively managed U.S. equity funds beat their benchmark in the 12 months ended June 30, according to the latest SPIVA report.
Weighing the CMBS Impact of Harvey and Irma
Tens of billions of dollars of properties backing CMBS loans are potentially at risk from storm damage in the Southeast and along the Texas coast.
Real Estate, the Original Alternative Investment, Makes More Sense Than Ever
Concerns about unrealistically high valuations and geopolitical risk are causing some investors to rethink how much of their portfolios they want allocated to stocks.