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9 Things to Think About When Buying a House for a Growing Family

September 28, 2018

Buying a house is an expensive, time-consuming endeavor that’s often accompanied by large amounts of stress. As a result, most people don’t like to move more than they have to.  As the parent of a growing family, it can be difficult to purchase a house today that you’ll still find comfortable and enjoyable in three,… [Read More]

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6 Different Ways You Can Use Paint to Improve the Look of Your Home

September 26, 2018

Whether you own a rental property and are in search of a quality tenant, or you have a house that you’re trying to turn into a home, there are plenty of small projects you can do to breathe fresh life into an otherwise old and dated property.  You may be surprised to learn that one… [Read More]

6 Tips for a Low-Maintenance House

6 Tips for a Low-Maintenance House

September 24, 2018

Because of the ability to build equity and call a piece of property your own, people often sing the praises of home ownership over renting. And while home ownership is certainly advantageous in some ways, it also comes with the increased stress, costs, and time commitment related to home maintenance projects and repairs. If you… [Read More]

8 Professional Packing Tips for Your Next Move

8 Professional Packing Tips for Your Next Move

September 21, 2018

There’s nothing easy about moving. No matter how many times you do it, there’s still a lot of work that must be done for an orderly and smooth process. On a very practical level, there’s the monotonous, painstaking process of packing.

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How Do Seller’s Handle Multiple Offers?

September 19, 2018

In most markets around the country, real estate has been red hot with the expectation that it will continue to heat up even more this summer. As someone who’s selling a house, you could end up with multiple offers on your home. In fact, desirable listings in competitive neighborhoods often receive 10 or more offers… [Read More]

6 Projects to Take Care of Before Listing Your House

6 Projects to Take Care of Before Listing Your House

September 17, 2018

Most people find it fairly easy to make the decision to move. However, actually executing a move is a whole lot harder than it looks on paper. One of the more challenging aspects of the process is listing your house so that you can buy your next one. And if you want to get top… [Read More]

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A Landlord’s Guide to Enjoying a Peaceful Weekend

September 14, 2018

Most people in the real estate industry have a pretty good idea of the various pros and cons associated with being a landlord. And while the positives generally outweigh the negatives, there’s one glaring issues that many just can’t tolerate: The inability to get away from it all. Whereas the traditional 9-to-5 employee gets to… [Read More]

Tips for Being an Ethical Landlord

6 Tips for Being an Ethical Landlord

September 12, 2018

Real estate investing – and landlording in particular – is widely misunderstood by the general public. For instance, it’s often assumed that being an ethical landlord and running a profitable business are mutually exclusive concepts. And despite the fact that many landlords perpetuate this ideology, it’s simply not true. If you put your mind to… [Read More]

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Understanding the Pros and Cons of Investing in Mobile Homes

September 10, 2018

When it comes to investing in real estate, there are plenty of options. You can buy single-family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, townhomes, condos, vacation rentals, commercial properties, even tiny houses! But there’s one unique, yet potentially lucrative option you probably haven’t considered: mobile home parks. When most people think about mobile home parks, a lucrative… [Read More]

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The Pros and Cons of Covering Utilities for Rental Properties

September 7, 2018

As you draw up your lease agreement, you’ll have to stipulate who will pay utilities. If you’re like other landlords, this portion of the contract may give you pause. Is it better to cover the utilities or let the tenant do that? If you were to cover the cost of utilities for your tenant, it… [Read More]