The fashion of mobile phones among young people

People use their phones for many reasons… from downloading ringtones and games to accessing information from the Internet. Mobile phones can also be used to chat with friends, send text messages, and make and receive calls. Cell phone costs are falling, so young people can also buy mobile phones on their own. They can choose from a wide range of […]

Natural stone floors and the alternative

granite It is extremely sought after as the stone is quite durable and is offered in many colors and textures. Granite is one of the most practical stones to use inside your home, as it is fairly inexpensive and easier to care for. Marble it is one of the most expensive stones you can buy, but it is not as […]

Why Investing in Real Estate Made Me a Millionaire and Investing in Stocks Didn’t

Martin, our money man and main investment partner, emailed us last night and said simply, “I’ve pretty much lost everything.” We had been looking for a commercial property to purchase to diversify our investments. Martin was our partner again in the deal we found, assuming he was comfortable with the numbers. At least he was planning it before the markets […]

Use the Internet to find your next home

Before, if you were interested in looking for a house to buy, you would check the classified ads in your local newspaper or come across For Sale signs while driving through various attractive neighborhoods. It’s true that while many potential home buyers continue to use these time-honoured techniques, there’s something to be said for using the Internet to search for […]

Do credit repair programs really work?

For many in the real estate industry, credit is the most important thing you can have. For most people, you can’t buy a house without credit. You pay higher interest rates with bad credit. You also pay more for other things like insurance and appliance financing with bad credit. So what do you do if you had some mistakes in […]

Investment Products Overview: What’s Out There?

For those just starting the long journey of investing and financial planning, the obvious question is: What products are out there? Here is a brief introduction. Cash and Money Market Funds Cash or CDs (certificate of deposit) earn returns in terms of interest income. Comprised of high-quality, short-maturity debt instruments, money market funds offer similar returns to CDs, but can […]