A surging New Zealand housing market that has sent prices to record levels is jangling nerves at the central bank, prompting warnings of asset bubbles.» Read More
A surging New Zealand housing market that has sent prices to record levels is jangling nerves at the central bank, prompting warnings of asset bubbles.
TOKYO, March 29- Japan's Nikkei share average rose on Friday, helped by improved risk appetite after the S&P 500 hit a record high and concerns about the Cyprus bailout receded, but poor factory data capped gains.
TOKYO, March 29- Japan's Nikkei share average ended Friday morning flat as worse-than-expected factory output data offset positive sentiment triggered by the U.S. Japan's industrial production unexpectedly fell 0.1 percent in February from the previous month, government data showed, compared with a median market forecast for a 2.6 percent rise.
As housing and the greater economy improve, a shift in demographic trends will likely favor the rental apartment market for the foreseeable future.
If you are looking for a hot and hidden housing play, maybe you should check out housing REITs. Ken Cruse, Sunstone president & CEO and Michael D. Barnello, LaSalle Hotel Properties president & CEO, discuss the hotel business.
This new asset class could offer all kinds of investors a chance to get in on an old and well-tested source of revenue.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the changing landscape of single family rentals, as big money investors take over neighborhood rentals.
Yu-dee Chang, Principal and Chief Advisor, ACE Investment Strategists thinks the U.S. economy will have a better year in 2013. He also suggests tips on how investors can gain exposure to real estate.