Tag: real estate

Salesforce earnings live up to Benioff’s $20-billion goal, so now it’s on to the next one

Salesforce.com Inc. easily topped $20 billion in revenue for the first time in its recently completed fiscal year, so now it’s time for a new...

I’m 28, have zero debt, a 401(k), Roth IRA and $45K in the bank. My parents want me to save for a home. I want a Tesla Model 3. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, I’ve been flip-flopping back and forth between buying a new car or putting a down payment on my first home. With my parents...

Is it a good time to invest in the commercial real estate sector?

On the other hand, commercial real estate (CRE) has been doing well over the past few years and experts believe that despite the covid-19 setback,...

‘Pittsburgh can’t win the day without Paris, or vice versa’ — these mayors are allies not foes on climate change

  City of lights? Pittsburgh’s skyline at night. AFP via Getty Images “ ‘Pittsburgh can’t win the day without Paris, or vice versa. Nor will...

My wealthy fiancée wants me to accept standard-of-living costs should we divorce. I’m a proud veteran and won’t accept more than $50,000. Who’s right?

Dear Quentin, I am planning on marrying someone who has a substantial amount of money. I do not have much. I own my home, have...

‘I am held hostage in my own home’: My husband’s son lives with us. He is physically abusive and menacing

I am married, but my home is in my name only. When I bought it in 2010, I was the only one eligible to apply...

Did you skip mortgage payments last year? Here’s what that means for your taxes

Amid the economic turmoil caused by the coronavirus pandemic, millions of Americans opted to pause their monthly mortgage payments. That choice could have implications for...

My husband, 79, promised to leave his grandson his home. After 22 years of marriage is that fair to me?

I am a married woman age 69 and my husband is 79. I am his second wife and we have been married for 22 years....

My fiancé wants me off the deed and mortgage to our new home. If I don’t agree, he says we’ll stay engaged forever

Dear Moneyist, My fiancé — or should I say eternal fiancé because he never wants to get married — recently shocked me when he flatly...

We want to buy a home on 10 wide-open acres and live on $50,000 a year — where should we retire?

I’m looking for advice on where to live in retirement. I’m a disabled veteran, my spouse is retired/disability military, and we have a combined monthly...

Cannabis stocks rally after Chuck Schumer leads drive for reforms that may end federal prohibition

Cannabis stocks were mostly higher Tuesday after three Democratic senators led by Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said they would make reform legislation a key priority...

Amid Covid chaos, NRIs rush to buy homes in India

MUMBAI | BENGALURU: The global Indian is coming home — to a grand reception from home sellers. NRIs are scooping up properties in India with...

My husband, 67, wants to leave his $2 million estate and home to his disabled daughter and his sister’s kids. Can he do that? I could outlive them

Dear Moneyist, My husband is 67 years old with an estate worth $2 million. His first wife died. He has a severely handicapped daughter and...

I can afford a $300,000 home in a ski town ‘but not if it comes with $6,000 a year in HOA dues’ — so where can I retire?

We will be retiring, hopefully in 2021, with about $30,000 to $40,000 in annual income from a pension. I would love to live in Summit...

Realty stocks: Which financial, valuation ratios should you look at while picking realty stocks

The Covid pandemic’s short-term detrimental impact has eroded business values and growth prospects for most sectors across the globe. But what is also true is...

real estate: Global body RICs sought views on future of commercial property valuations

New Delhi: The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICs), global body to enforce international standards in the valuation, management, and development of land, real estate,...

The 5 safest cities in Mexico to move to

Mérida, San Pedro Garza García, San Nicolás de los Garza, Saltillo and Los Cabos are the cities with the best perception of security according to...

‘We have not won this yet,’ Fed’s Powell says, signaling policy to remain ultra-easy

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday said the central bank hasn’t finished the job of restoring the economy to health, a dovish signal that...

Think higher inflation is coming? The Fed will believe it when it sees it

Federal Reserve officials will meet this week just as prospects for fiscal stimulus get a big boost after Democrats won control the Senate. Some on...

I want to move to the South, I want the beach — and a liberal mindset. Where should I retire?

I’m 74, and my wife and I are looking to retire to a place full-time where it is warm all year long (over 60 degrees...

Existing-home sales rise slightly, despite buyers’ struggles with falling inventory

The numbers: Existing-home sales beat analyst estimates and rose in December, even as inventory dropped once again to a record low. Total existing-home sales increased 0.7%...

Biden administration extends nationwide eviction moratorium

U.S. President Joe Biden formally requested that officials extend the nationwide bans on evictions and foreclosures hours after his inauguration. Biden asked the U. S....

NCLT terms realty developer’s advance to landlord operational debt under IBC

MUMBAI: In a precedent-setting verdict, the National Company Law Tribunal has held that a real estate company’s advance to the owner of property for the...

My partner, 70, refuses to put his bank accounts into both our names. Do I have the right to be offended?

Dear Moneyist, I am 62 and my partner is 70. We have been together for 16 years, living together for 12 of those. We have...

Tech tonic for growth: Will Sitharaman’s bahi-khata have what’s been missing from Budgets so far?

Millions lost their jobs, walked thousands of miles to get home, starved, got sick, died. The lockdown following the Covid-19 pandemic was the worst catastrophe...