Interest rates are important in the performance of any investment. As rates rise, various investments may respond differently. For example, the stock market may have a negative reaction to rising rates. As interest rates rise, the value of future cash flowing from a particular investment decreases, which results in a reduction in the value of… Continue reading What High-Interest Rates Mean for Real Estate Investors
Interest rates can simply be defined as the amount of money an individual has to pay in addition to the principal in the event of a loan acquisition. Interest rates differ depending on the financial institution involved, but in the event of a mandatory increase by the US Federal Reserve, one needs to reassert themselves.… Continue reading What Increasing Interest Rates Mean for the People of the U.S.
The commercial real estate (CRE) industry is comprised of many different types of service providers, including property management, brokerage firms, banks, and other types of lenders. When a CRE transaction takes place, there are various operators involved, requiring extensive sharing of official property documents, and financial information which need to be validated. The requirements for… Continue reading Top Blockchain Applications Making Waves in Commercial Real Estate
Written by Gary Ross (This article was originally published on UpCounsel.) The meteoric rise of cryptocurrencies has taken the world by storm. Innovators, investors, users, and governments are scrambling to wrap their heads around cryptocurrencies and the blockchain technology that they rely upon. The emergence of a new market and business model has created great… Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Cryptocurrency Regulation (Right Now)
The United States significantly relies on foreign steel and aluminum for the day-to-day production of manufactured goods. These metals are vital raw materials for manufacturing companies in the United States. About 90% of aluminum used in the US comes from other countries. Manufacturing, oil, and utility industries use these mentioned materials for making pipelines, wires,… Continue reading The Effects of 232 Tariffs on the Economy