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4 Ways To Prepare Your House Before You Even List It

February 29, 2016

Thinking of listing your house? You don’t need to wait until the last minute to start preparing your home and property for sale. In fact, the more work and planning you can do ahead of time, the less stressful those last few days and weeks will be.

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Room With A View: 7 Things to Know About Home Window Replacement

February 25, 2016

People are instinctively drawn to natural light. Without the sun, life on earth would be impossible, and people subconsciously realize this when shopping for a home. Apartments and houses with more windows and natural light are appealing to prospective tenants and buyers. You may not be able to increase square footage, but you can give… [Read More]

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Improve Tenant Relations: A Social Media Guide for Landlords

February 23, 2016

As a landlord, you have two main goals. These are to “sell” a property to renters and to entice them to stay. Both of these tasks are easier said than done, especially if you’re new to the landlord game. There are many popular methods and techniques for accomplishing this task, and many aren’t used to… [Read More]

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7 Things to Know About Foreclosure Auctions

February 19, 2016

From an investor’s point of view, foreclosure properties represent extremely profitable opportunities. They allow you to obtain real estate at affordable prices, but you must be willing to jump through some hoops and overcome some hurdles.

The 8 Things Good Tenants Hate

February 17, 2016

As a landlord, there are plenty of things your renters do that drive you crazy. From paying rent late and ignoring your phone calls to damaging your property and trying to hide things at move out, tenants are notorious for frustrating landlords. But that’s only half of the story. Whether you realize it or not,… [Read More]

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6 Financial Considerations When Buying Your First Investment Property

February 15, 2016

When compared to buying a home for your family, purchasing an investment property is completely unique and different. It requires careful analysis and a lack of emotion. Instead of thinking about whether or not you could see yourself enjoying the home, you have to think about the numbers. A sound investment is an investment where… [Read More]

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Color Psychology: 8 Tips for Painting Your Property

February 12, 2016

Interior design can be a delicate process for most property managers. Those who turn their starter home into a rental may have painted the home their preferred colors, which may not jive with the new tenant crowd. Those who are investing in rentals and homes may be painting lots of properties and going with plain… [Read More]

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Starting Ahead: 8 Tips for Choosing a Starter Home With Investment Potential

February 10, 2016

Buying your first home can be a thrilling experience. You’re setting up shop for yourself and customizing a home. However, if you see your first home as more than just your personal house, you may be able to turn it into a long term investment property.

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Setting the Scene: 8 Tips for Budget-Friendly Home Staging

February 8, 2016

Every property owner knows that the hardest hit to their revenue is a tenancy gap. Ensuring that your properties are unoccupied for the shortest period possible is critical for successful revenue. Hiring a staging company to come in and set up the house can help get your property on the market more quickly, but it… [Read More]

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Attract a Tenant Fast! Tips for Filling a Vacant Rental Property

February 5, 2016

As a rental property owner, you are concerned with many aspects of your property and its management, but none as great as making sure it’s rented. Owning a rental property presents the challenge of filling vacancies quickly and with well-suited tenants. After all, you want to maximize your profit and minimize anxiety.