Currently, 29 states and the District of Columbia (DC) have enacted laws that make the use of marijuana legal. Seven of those states, and DC, have legalized the recreational use of marijuana. Several more have legalized medical marijuana.
Every location has some element of inclement weather that the residents of that area must deal with on an ongoing basis. There may be very pleasant days at some times. When the dirge of the specific weather condition comes, everyone must contend with it.
Storm damaged residential real estate seems like the perfect fix and flip opportunity. The premise of repairing the storm damage and flipping the house may seem straightforward. As anyone experienced in renovations can testify there is nothing straightforward about this aspect of the real estate investment business.
Curb appeal is a critical part of marketing real estate investment properties, and each season brings its own unique challenges and opportunities. The need to make a great first impression in the fall is just as great as any other time of year, but the distinct quality of fall presents some fantastic opportunities that are just not available in the winter, spring or summer.
For the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, the thought of a hurricane is a fact of life. Recently, the fact is that violent storms have made life unbearable for millions of coastal residents. In spite of this recurring devastation, there are increasing numbers of Americans living in coastal areas prone to hurricanes.
A real estate loan borrower’s profile plays a salient role in the lender’s due diligence process and analysis. The mortgagee reviews the mortgagor, in a comprehensive manner, in order to deem any lending activity a prudent risk to the loan portfolio.
In the world of finance, when one item goes down, it does not necessarily mean another item goes up. In this case, however, a sharp decline in the number of technology companies going public means that more of them are seeking private funding.
Real estate development, for many, may seem like a tough industry to work in. Unless you are in an exclusive club, the chances of stumbling upon a great development opportunity are slim-to-none.
While MIT wasn’t the first organization to offer a finance and technology certification course, they are the biggest name to do so. For example, last year CFT (Certificate in Finance and Technology) opened its doors to offer certification exams in cities around the world.
It’s Earth Day! Today, we celebrate just how much the planet means to us. We recycle, go for a walk, and eat clean. Yet, it is the individuals and institutions that daily take care of the earth that are truly making a difference.