Detroit Real Estate: A Few Surprises

In a deserted recently bankrupt city with derelict houses selling for $1, can there be any good investing opportunities? Jason Hartman visited Detroit recently as part of his Chicago property tour, and it seemed unlikely. But investor and passionate podcast listener...

How the Politics of Location Affects the U.S. Economy

The concept of geopolitics sounds academic and tough to comprehend, but actually it’s not. Put simply, geopolitics is the study of how international relations between countries are influenced by geographical factors. For years, ever since the decline of Soviet Union...

Investment Funds: Do Investors Lose Control?

What should investors know about investment funds – before they commit their money? Group investment opportunities lure investors with the promise of big dividends and shared risks – but they can also pose big problems. On a recent episode of The Creating Wealth Show,...

Millennials: Shaping the Future of Housing?

Does the future of the housing recovery belong to the Millennials? Mark Fleming thinks so. On a recent appearance on The Creating Wealth show, Fleming, First America’s Chief Economist, tells host Jason Hartman that this demographic is one to watch in the “new reality”...

Rent Costs Outpace Home Prices

It’s still a renter‘s market, but it’s more expensive than ever to become a renter. As a new article from NuWire reports, in many markets around the country, rent costs are rising faster than home prices. In a time when home ownership is at near-record low levels and...