Is Simon Property Group a Buy?

Mall-focused real estate investment trust (REIT) Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG) rose more than 20% on Nov. 9 when positive COVID-19 vaccine news put investors in an upbeat mood. While there’s no doubt a vaccine would be a tailwind to Simon’s business, there’s a lot more to unpack here. Here’s […]

What Makes a Property Listing Go Viral?

When you’re renting or selling a home, you want to create an online listing with attractive pictures and a well-written description that will capture the eyes of many would-be tenants and buyers. If you do it well, you might even see your listing get shared on social media. But if […]

Understanding property valuations

If you’re thinking of taking out a mortgage, you probably expect lots of paperwork. The lender will likely take a look at your income, debt, credit history, employment and assets, among other factors. There’s another loan element the lender will consider that may be less familiar: a home valuation. It […]