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20 Breathtaking Ideas to Boost Your Curb Appeal

November 29, 2016

Whether you’re selling your house or hoping to attract a tenant, curb appeal is an essential sales tactic to consider. Curb appeal is another word for that first impression. The exterior of your home is the first thing potential buyers will see, whether it’s online or in person. And because it’s the first impression, it… [Read More]

11 Strategies for Handling Tenant Turnover

11 Strategies for Handling Tenant Turnover

November 24, 2016

Most landlords get into the business of property ownership to turn a profit, but the only way to successfully and consistently turn that profit is to maintain a steady stream of revenue. As long as your property is filled with paying clients at a reasonable market price, you won’t have to worry about it—but unfortunately,… [Read More]

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House Under Contract? 6 Ways to Prepare for the Big Move

November 22, 2016

A couple weeks ago, you put in an offer on a new home and it was accepted. So you did what anyone would do and you placed a nice bright sale sign in the front yard of your current residence. Within a matter of days, you had an offer on your old place and the… [Read More]

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6 Tips for Reducing Energy Bills in Your Rental House

November 17, 2016

Some rental properties offer to pay all the energy bills to attract more tenants. It’s a highly attractive strategy, particularly for millennials who make up the majority of renters today. Millennials are always looking for ways to reduce things on their list of things to do and payments to make, and rent that includes the… [Read More]

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6 Realities to Consider Before Flipping a Home in Texas

November 15, 2016

On the surface, flipping a house seems like an easy way to make money. The concept is simple enough; buy a home that needs a bit of work or one that’s severely underpriced, make improvements as necessary, then sell the home again for more than you paid for it. Do this a handful of times,… [Read More]

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5 Tips for Buying a FSBO Property

November 10, 2016

When you’re involved in the search process for a new home, you’re typically on the lookout for new listings. Occasionally, when you’re driving through a neighborhood or down an unfamiliar street, you’ll see a big red yard sign with white lettering that reads, “For Sale By Owner.”

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5 Reasons to Buy a Fixer-Upper

November 8, 2016

Everybody says you get what you pay for. This is especially that case in today’s real estate market. Given the number of inspections, certifications, and approvals that go into a transaction, you can bet you’re going to pay a figure that’s comparable to similar properties in the neighborhood. So if you’re expecting to get a… [Read More]

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8 Tips to Kickstart a Career in Real Estate Investing

November 3, 2016

No matter your age or expertise, a career in real estate investing can be well-paying and comfortable. The hours are flexible, you can often work from home, and the profits can be incredible if you’re good at your job. But everyone has to start somewhere; it’ll take a lot of long hours, stress, and effort… [Read More]

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8 Home Improvements For The Autumn Sales Slowdown

November 1, 2016

Autumn tends to be a slow time for property owners; people prefer to move in the late spring and summer, whether to avoid uprooting kids during the school year, to avoid extra holiday season chaos, or because college graduates are moving on and setting up in new locales. Everyone has their reasons, but spring and… [Read More]