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  • Three Overlooked Factors That Can Make A Home Less Appealing To Buyers

    8 February 2016

    Beautiful landscaping, newly installed windows and included appliances are all great ways to make your home more appealing to buyers. However, they aren't the only factors. The reality is that many buyers can be quite trivial when it comes to what they are looking for. There are a number of seemingly small factors that many sellers overlook that have a negative influence on the overall appeal of their home. Make sure you know what not to overlook.

  • The Quirks Of Buildings With Character: 3 Considerations When Renting A Historic Downtown Apartment

    6 February 2016

    Finding a historic apartment in the heart of downtown is the dream of many renters. They want to live in a home with character that's within walking distance of their favorite city spots. But older buildings may have some quirks that renters don't expect, especially if they've always lived in more modern buildings. Here are 3 main concerns you might have when renting an historic apartment in a bustling urban setting:

  • Are You Self-Employed? Why You Should Buy A House And Make A Dedicated Office

    4 February 2016

    Self-employment is a scary thing, mainly because you are solely responsible for maintaining financial security. Jobs will come and go, and you need to live below your means to get through the slow times. It can make buying a home scary, but becoming a homeowner is one of the best things that you can do. It is ideal to go into the home buying process with the intention to create a dedicated office.

  • What To Look For In Property You Want To Rent Out

    2 February 2016

    Investors have had a lot of success purchasing small apartment buildings or single homes to rent out. However, others have lost everything doing almost the exactly the same thing. Here are the top things you should look for to help figure out if the property you're choosing to rent out is going to be a winner. Location Real estate agents always tell their private buyers location, location, location. The same thing applies to investors, but you need to think about it differently.

  • Four Ways To Improve Communication Through Tenant Services

    2 February 2016

    Whether you're a property manager or a landlord, you may find that tenant services account for a significant portion of your day. To provide the best experience for your tenants, you need to be able to deliver timely and effective communication. Here are a few ways to improve your communication and keep your tenants happy. 1. Create a Tenant Portal A tenant portal is a website that allows tenants to connect with you easily.

  • Buying A Second Home: Steps To Take

    29 January 2016

    Whether you're buying a second home for the first time, or your buying your third or even fourth home, there are numerous steps that you should take. Throughout the course of this brief article, you'll learn about just a few of the steps you should take in order to properly purchase a multiple home. Does It Make Financial Sense? The first step you should take when it comes to buying a new home is to ask yourself a question – "

  • House Shopping? Keep These Three Insurance-Related Factors In Mind

    29 January 2016

    Shopping for a new home is one of the most exciting times you can experience, regardless of whether it's the modest first place you'll own yourself or an upgrade to the dream home you've always desired. As you browse real estate listings and visit open houses, it's easy to get swept away by the home's size, number of rooms or even the features it possesses. During this time, it's also advantageous to give some consideration to location-based factors that can influence your home insurance rate.