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.
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.
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 – "
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.
28 January 2016
If you have verifiable income, no criminal record, excellent credit, and no pets, you are an ideal tenant for any landlord. However, many individuals looking to rent an apartment do not possess all of these qualities. Even if an apartment does accept pets, they may hesitate to accept your type of pet or the number you have. Although you may feel tempted to lie about your pet situation, this can have dire consequences, such as getting evicted or potentially having a lawsuit filed against you.
27 January 2016
Chances are, your family is not the same as every other family you know. Yet, when it comes time to purchase a new or larger home, you may find that that most of the homes on the market in your area are very similar and, by default, somewhat disappointing to the buyer in search of a perfect fit. If this is your reality as a home buyer, it may be time to consider the option of designing and building a custom home that will enhance your family's lifestyle with specific features that really fit your needs.
26 January 2016
Although recycling is a staple of environmentalism, there are some situations where it simply makes more sense to buy new. Buying a house, possibly the largest investment you will ever make, is one of those situations. Not only does buying new give you greater flexibility and fewer unpleasant surprises, but it also places you at the cutting-edge of green technology. The new homes being built today are far more efficient than the houses built as little as 10 years ago, and that increased efficiency can translate to significant savings for your family in the long-run.