Under-construction real estate now attractive. 9 things home buyers should check

Under-construction real estate now attractive. 9 things home buyers should check

The real estate sector was in a slowdown for the past 4-5 years, but its problems got aggravated in 2019 following the liquidity crisis triggered by the collapse of IL&FS. “Due to the liquidity crisis, NBFCs have reduced funding to...
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Does interest rate increase make EPF an attractive investment option?

Does interest rate increase make EPF an attractive investment option?

The board of the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) has raised the interest rate on employee provident fund account to 8.65 percent for FY19. This will benefit six crore subscribers. The rate of interest for the previous year was at 8.55 pe...
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1031 exchanges increasingly attractive as real estate prices climb

1031 exchanges increasingly attractive as real estate prices climb

Section 1031 of the IRS Code may seem like an arcane — and perhaps even unnecessary — subject for an adviser to be expert in. But now that property prices have risen to pre-2008 levels in most parts of the...
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Alaska has ‘many attractive prospects’ for investment, says CEO

Alaska has ‘many attractive prospects’ for investment, says CEO

One hundred and fifty years ago — on March 30, 1867 — Russia signed over Alaskan land to the U.S. for less than two cents an acre. Today, that same land has proven to be a gold mine. Boasting sectors...
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