When should I sell my equity holdings?

It’s a question we get asked quite frequently, particularly when the equity market appears to have recovered from a few weeks’ worth of malaise. When the Sensex recently crossed the magical 20,000 mark, quite a few Squirrels asked us if it was time to “book some...

Real Estate Funds? Really? Nah!

Real Estate Funds for a while were flavour of the month: HDFC, IL&FS, Peninsula, Aditya Birla Group all got in on the act some years ago and now big boy Reliance (Realty) has too. So, are these funds all that they’re cracked up to be? Short answer: No....

Property is “misunderestimated” – YMMV

A question our Squirrels invariably ask us is, “Should we invest in property? I know of [so-and-so] who bought [such-and-such] and earned [so many] pots of money!” or words to that effect. And our answer, just as invariably is, “Buy property if you...