What investment asset class grabs the most attention of the average American? My guess is that it isn’t the stock market, but a category many people don’t even think of as an investment—the local real estate market.
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No. 52 of 106 Things We Do For Clients Help you understand real estate investments.
Not long ago the Rapid City Journal did an excellent two-part series on the 1986 sale/leaseback by the State of South Dakota of many of its government buildings. The proceeds of the sale/leaseback put a total of $29 million into infrastructure improvement over several years, with no cost to taxpayers. It was described by then-governor […]
What’s the best way to hold real estate in a retirement portfolio? For many investors, the answer—and it’s not the right answer—seems to be “not at all.” Yet this asset class, appropriately owned, can help support you well in retirement.
Mortgage rates are still low but trending upward. Banks are offering 30-year mortgages at a national average rate of 4.35%, up from 3.81% in May. Housing prices are still low by historical standards, but are trending upward–sales prices have risen an average of 10% over the last 12 months. Wages for American workers are going […]