Category Archives: Real Estate

How to Study Stock Market Trends?

A very informative and insightful video by Ron Insana. He was able to see the real estate bubble building up during end of 2002, which was probably the early stages of the real estate bubbble, which peaked 5 year later by end of 2007, followed by crash in 2008. A stock market bubble is a type of economic bubble taking place in stock markets when market participants drive stock prices above their value in relation to some system of stock valuation. Continue reading

Why Land Often Beats Stocks And Bonds

As investors look for ways to ensure a good return on their money, land sales are increasing in popularity. Profits, whilst not guaranteed, are often better than those from the stock market, for several reasons:

Less risk, more profit: While some investors have a significant investment in the stock market, often with a comprehensive, well-managed portfolio, for most smaller investors, their experience of the market is limited to one or two companies and they are therefore more open to stock market fluctuations and risks. Company share prices can be affected by many external factors, often beyond the companys control and, unless you are watching the market carefully day by day, you usually have to hold onto your shares for many years in order to turn a good profit. By contrast, if you select the right land, or take the advice of a reliable land agent, you can realise potentially fantastic profits in a much shorter space of time. This is because the land thats normally made available to smaller investors has been carefully chosen. Big land investors buy and then bank land that they think will be ear-marked for development in the future, and then either hold onto it, or parcel it up and sell it to private investors, who reap the benefits if planning permission is granted at a later date. Continue reading

3 Different Types of Investments

There are 3 different kinds of investments, aligned to cash, bonds, and equities. Fortunately, the amount of information that you need to learn has a direct relation to the type of investor that you are. For example, making investments in the stock market can be scary for those who know little or nothing about financial investments, especially because stock prices are volatile, and can easily move down by 20% within a week of investment if negative news comes. If the stock is good quality, then the prices will bounce back as soon as markets stabilize. The stock markets are suitable only for a one of the three categories of investors.

There are also 3 types of investors: conservative, moderate, and aggressive. The different types of investments also cater to the three levels of risk tolerance: low risk, medium risk and high risk. Continue reading

Investment Notes for Year 2013

The year 2012 was positive for both investing and trading across the four different markets of USA, UK, India, and China. Each market started the year 2012 at a relatively low level and closed the year 2012 at nearly the high point of the year. Across the global markets, the year 2012 rewarded investments in undervalued stocks, and the capital flows and market movements in 2012 have given a good indication about to expect in 2013 and 2014, and what industries and stocks are good candidates to invest in while the global economy and business climate improve gradually. Read More…