• Glion Introduces a New Master’s in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development
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    Glion Introduces a New Master’s in Finance, Real Estate and Hotel Development

    This new program aims to prepare you for challenging career in real estate and advisory Financial Services. Real estate is a massive asset class it’s experiencing disrupted evolutions both technical and in business models. The curriculum of the new MSc is structured around three modules. The first module teaches you how to develop and how to manage a real operational asset we will focus on hotels. In the second module, you will have a 360-degree overview on the real estate investment process. We’ll start with how to devise an investment strategy coming from the choice of the sector the geographies then we will review how you can value price a…

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    Yelp (YELP) and Zillow (ZG) Are Both Down Big — What Should Investors Do?

    Chris Hill: Shares of Yelp down 30% on Friday after a rough third quarter report. Yelp also cut revenue guidance for the full fiscal year. And Zillow shareholders had a week that was almost as bad. Zillow lost a quarter of its market cap after the online real estate platform’s third quarter report included a similar cutting of guidance for the full fiscal year. Let’s start with Yelp, Jason. How bad is this? Jason Moser: It’s probably not as bad as the market is making it out to be. But a business built on selling ads based on its network effects, they need to be adding advertisers in order for…

  • Rich Barton, Founder of Expedia, Zillow, and Glassdoor
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    Rich Barton, Founder of Expedia, Zillow, and Glassdoor

    Eric Bleeker: Hey Fools, I’m joined by Rich Barton who, if you haven’t heard of him, is one of the more prominent venture capitalists, having started companies such as Expedia, Zillow, and Glassdoor now — so quite the track record. I wanted to begin our conversation … we’re an investment company, so just beginning by talking about your investment philosophy. Rich Barton: As a venture capitalist, or as a stock investor? Bleeker: Well, as a person who invests in great companies in general. Barton: All right. Bleeker: What’s the common thread among these companies? Barton: You called me a venture capitalist, which I am, kind of on the side, but…

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    Return On Investment (ROI) or Yield… Finance Analysis on Your Next Property Investment

    If you walk into pretty much any estate agency across the country, make it clear that you’re a property investor, and ask to see their finest investment property deals, I can pretty much guarantee you they’ll put some properties in front of you and start to quote you a percentage return that they feel that that property will actually give you. This is called yield. Let me tell what it is and why it is completely the wrong set of numbers for you to be focusing on. Hi there. My name is Tony Law from Your First Four Houses. My channel’s all about helping you get to invest with property…

  • How To Use Equity To Buy Investment Property | Property Investing | Mortgage Finance / Refinance
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    How To Use Equity To Buy Investment Property | Property Investing | Mortgage Finance / Refinance

    Equity is the difference between what your property is worth today minus your mortgage. How can you use this equity to buy investment property? That’s coming up after this. Hi. My name is Tony Law from Your First Four Houses and my channel is all about helping you achieve financial freedom through property. If this is your first time here, be sure to subscribe to the channel and hit the notification icon so you don’t miss out on any of the free content I share each week. Before we get into this, I just had to say I’m not FCA approved so before you take any action on any of…

  • 7 Ways To Raise A Deposit To Invest In Property | Real Estate Investing Finance
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    7 Ways To Raise A Deposit To Invest In Property | Real Estate Investing Finance

    Hello, in this video, I’ll cover 7 ways that you can raise a deposit to invest in property. Hi, I’m Andy Walker from monoperty.com, where I blog online about my journey as a property investor and landlord, sharing what works for me and what doesn’t, to help you start or expand your property portfolio. Obtaining a deposit to buy an investment property can be the first stumbling block we encounter when we want to invest, so I would like to mention the different ways I am aware of for raising finance. You may already know about most of them, but hopefully I will introduce you to a couple of areas…

  • Used Cars in China, PayPal, and the Future of Apple
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    Used Cars in China, PayPal, and the Future of Apple

    Mac Greer: It’s Monday, December 17th. Welcome to MarketFoolery! I’m Mac Greer. Joining me in studio, we have Motley Fool analysts Emily Flippen and Jason Moser. Welcome! How are we feeling this Monday? Jason Moser: Feeling quite rested, and thankfully a little bit drier now. It was a wet weekend. Greer: So much rain! Emily, can you make the rain stop? Emily Flippen: I’ll do my best, although come Thursday or Friday, I think my powers might wear off. We’re expected to get even more rain. Greer: Unbelievable! Flippen: Hope nobody’s traveling. Moser: We’ve already surpassed, this is the wettest year on record for this area since something like 1890.…

  • What Stocks Do Well in a Recession? And What Should Investors Stay Away From?
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    What Stocks Do Well in a Recession? And What Should Investors Stay Away From?

    Chris Hill: Let’s talk stocks. Ron, whether it’s an industry or a specific stock, what do you think is poised for upside this year? Ron Gross: An industry I’m looking at, it’s a sector/ industry. I’m not ready to call the big r-word yet, recession. I’m not freaking people out yet. Hill: You are a little bit, by saying that. Gross: I think it’s important to have some allocation to some defensive stocks in the environment that we may be approaching. So, when I think of companies in those sectors, I would say some utilities might be a good bet right here. Some of the discounters, in fact, discount retailers.…