Small Business

Time to give the housing market a shot of adrenaline

The complex problems plaguing our housing market don’t lend themselves to easy solutions, but as long as government dominates, it should work to bring the credit standard pendulum back to equilibrium.


Frontier and DISH put a $10 million spotlight on small towns

Matt Ledoux is a 34-year-old seafood entrepreneur in Coos Bay, Oregon, a small coastal town of 16,000 people. It’s a place in need of some investment. The trains run slow because of its aging tracks. The city’s real estate needs a makeover. The fishing industry is lagging on equipment. But it’s a town with a […]

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International investors flood the Spanish hotel market

Spain’s trip to the economic brink and back has made investments in its hotel market much more profitable than the frothy real estate markets in other countries.

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Your hedge fund landlord isn’t all that bad

There’s nothing inherently wrong with investor-backed rental housing, despite what The New York Times and others suggest.