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Renting Your Home After it Didn’t Sell? 7 Things You Need to Know

February 27, 2018

If your home won’t sell and you’re considering renting, you’re not alone. Plenty of people switch from homeowner to landlord when unexpected circumstances arise. Peggy Abkemeier from Rent.com told Time, “We’re finding that a lot of people have houses that they would have sold and now need to rent. The demand is there. One out… [Read More]

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7 Tips for Negotiating Home Repairs Following the Home Inspection

February 22, 2018

When you buy a house, a home inspection is highly recommended. “You’re not just buying that beautiful master suite or stone-lined fireplace, “you’re also buying any problems lurking in the walls or the crawl space or the attic,” says home inspector and president of the American Society of Home Inspectors (ASHI), Bill Loden.

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10 Secrets of Home Staging to Sell Your House Faster

February 20, 2018

If you want to sell your home as quickly as possible, you need it to look attractive to potential buyers. Obviously, the most important features of your house are hard or impossible to change (such as its location, its overall structure, and so on), but how you arrange and present the remaining features can make… [Read More]

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10 Important Things to Know When Switching From Renting to Buying

February 15, 2018

Homeownership is a fundamental part of the American dream. We’re told that buying a home is one of the best financial decisions you can make, and it’s a sign that you have control over your life, or that you’ve “made it” as an adult. Yet, homeownership is at its lowest level in more than 50… [Read More]

Property Investment

7 Tips to Make Your First Rental Property Easier to Manage

February 13, 2018

Rental property is one of the best investments you can make, and on paper, it seems pretty easy to get started. All you have to do is buy a property, pay a flat mortgage rate, and collect rent in excess of your mortgage payments, right? In reality, being a landlord is much more complicated. You’ll… [Read More]

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7 Reasons You Shouldn’t Turn Your Home Into a Rental

February 8, 2018

Property management is our business, but we wouldn’t want you getting caught in an investment that doesn’t work for you. Whether the lifestyle isn’t right or you risk not making a profit with the property, we don’t want you to make a bad investment. Before diving in, consider seven reasons that becoming a landlord should… [Read More]

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7 Considerations Before Buying A Home Warranty

February 6, 2018

A home warranty sounds like a great deal. You pay a monthly fee and your repairs and maintenance needs are covered. While that sounds good in theory, it doesn’t work out that way in the real world. If you’ve never dealt with a home warranty before, here are 7 precautions to consider before signing a… [Read More]

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What’s the Most Profitable Real Estate Strategy?

February 1, 2018

You’ve likely heard that investing in real estate is one of the most profitable financial endeavors you can undertake; real estate is responsible for many self-made millionaires, and is often found as a component of diversified investment portfolios. The problem is, “real estate investing” can refer to one or more of several strategies, each of… [Read More]