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Is The Security Deposit Obsolete?

July 2, 2020

Security deposits have long been a norm in the rental world. Tenants are expected to put down as much as an entire month’s rent as insurance against potential damages. Then, when they move out, properties are assessed and the security deposit, or a portion thereof, is supposed to be returned based on the condition of… [Read More]

Accommodating And Communicating With Deaf Tenants

June 30, 2020

As a property manager, making every tenant feel welcome is at the heart of your job. How do you fulfill this responsibility, though, when you can’t easily communicate with your tenants? As may happen when working with non-English speaking tenants, property managers may also encounter communication challenges when working with d/Deaf tenants. This is especially… [Read More]

6 Ways to Make Your House Quieter Through Better Soundproofing

June 25, 2020

Your home is supposed to be a place where you can relax, unwind, and seek refuge from the chaos of the outside world. Unfortunately, many houses are just as loud and manic on the inside. If you want to address this issue, you’ll need to invest in better soundproofing. The Why and How of Soundproofing … [Read More]

Moving

The Best Tips and Strategies for Unpacking After a Move

June 23, 2020

  If moving is stressing you out, consider yourself normal. Research shows that moving is one of the most stressful events in the average person’s life. In fact, it’s considered more stressful than a divorce. But it doesn’t have to be. If you plan ahead, you can tackle the most stressful aspects of a move… [Read More]

Is My Home’s Zestimate Accurate?

June 18, 2020

Whether you’re considering selling your home in the near future, or you’re simply a curious homeowner who wants to get a better feel for what your current financial standing is, it’s always nice to know what your home is worth. And if you run a quick Google search to learn more, you’ll almost certainly be… [Read More]

Home Improvement

How an Inexpensive Bathroom Remodel Can Make Your Rental Property Stand Out

June 16, 2020

When it comes to remodeling a rental property, most real estate investors and landlords focus on the kitchen and common living areas. However, if you want to get some really good bang for your buck, you should consider upgrading and remodeling the bathrooms. For a very small price tag, you can significantly enhance the appeal… [Read More]

What Are the Biggest Red Flags to Notice During a Home Inspection?

June 11, 2020

Before you finalize any property transaction, it’s important for you to conduct a home inspection. Typically, the homebuyer conducts a home inspection as they see fit after making an initial offer—with that offer contingent upon the results of the inspection. If the inspection goes well, the offer can go through without a hitch. Occasionally, you… [Read More]

How to Manage Your Emotions When Selling a Home (and Why You Should)

June 2, 2020

When selling your home, you’ll likely experience waves of different emotions. You’ll feel the excitement of getting a fresh start in a new area. You’ll feel nostalgic as you walk through your empty house for the last time. You’ll feel a mix of hope and possibly sadness when you get the first offer on your… [Read More]

9 Simple Ways to Increase Your Vacation Rental Income

May 26, 2020

Vacation rentals are among the most popular real estate investments. Not only are they fun and flexible investments, but they can also be highly profitable. The question is, are you maximizing your rental income profits?

How to Choose a Moving Company When Buying or Selling a House

May 19, 2020

Buying and/or selling a house is a stressful process with dozens of different steps. And at the end of all the showings, paperwork, repairs, and negotiations, you get the distinct privilege of moving all of your stuff. Though some people choose to move on their own, we suggest letting someone else do the heavy lifting.