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MIT’s First “Smart” Country Test

A small country in Europe has become a living laboratory for MIT researchers working on what they call “urban innovation.” They are collaborating with city planners, residents, and local companies… more
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How to Become an Accredited Investor

Summary: Understanding the purpose of the accredited investor designation is important for you and your investing business. This article walks through how to determine if you’re an accredited investor, your… more
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Hyperloop Could Hyper-Value Real Estate

Disruptive technologies are changing the face of the globe, and one that could revolutionize transportation would also be a monumental game changer for real estate. The high-speed Hyperloop system would… more
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Foreclosures Up from Reverse Mortgages

The federal government is raising the premiums and lowering the loan limits on its reverse-mortgage program. It may sound like a take-away for seniors, but according to the Housing and… more
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How Tax Reform Could Affect U.S. Homeownership

Will President Trump’s tax reform proposal put a major dent in the housing market? Some experts say by doubling the standard deduction, the mortgage interest deduction will lose relevance because… more
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Running the Numbers on a Vacation Rental Home

If you’ve always wanted a vacation home but couldn’t afford one, you’ve probably considered obtaining that property via the Airbnb model: buying your vacation property and leasing it out as… more
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Low Housing Inventory = Opportunity

It’s become a regular headline: low housing inventory is responsible for fewer sales. With slow but steady economic growth, low unemployment, consumer optimism, and strong demand for housing, it seems… more

Net Zero in Costa Rica

When a group of real estate investors partnered with former New York City developer David Comfort last fall to acquire 800 lush acres of fertile Costa Rica farmland for just… more