In our hot market home prices are quite a bit higher than a lot of places across the US so our rental market is quite high as well. If you’re looking at buying a home for investment purposes you want to make sure the home has these top five amenities that most renters are looking for. [Read more…]
You don’t necessarily want to sell but you don’t want to live there anymore. Maybe it’s time to rent out your existing home. If you’re considering turning your primary residence into a rental property here are 10 tips from the experts.
1) Do your homework – Do a full background check on the agent you want to hire and the company they are with. Look them up with the BBB & RICO (Regulated Industries Complaint Office) You are entrusting this person with a HUGE asset of yours. [Read more…]
An article caught my attention today by Andrew Vandamme “owning own home doesn’t make you rich: owning someone else’s does”. I’m talking about real estate investments. Owning your own home and living in it might not bring you the wealth you desire, but business owners and landlords tend to be about four times as wealthy as the average American. Renters in the United States tend to have about an eighth as much wealth as the average American. [Read more…]
If you’re thinking about improving your home, remodeling, or doing some renovations it’s important to get a lot of information beforehand so that you can plan, prepare, and budget accordingly. We’ve undertaken a few renovations over the years and while I’m not an expert, I can definitely appreciate advice and tips from those that of been there before or constantly do it as in real estate investors or flippers. Here are some of the 10 best home improvement tips from the experts. [Read more…]
Scams are out there in full force, now more than ever. We do everything we can to protect ourselves just when we think we have a handle on it, something comes along that we haven’t thought of before and we need to learn and prepare for that scam.
Scams are all too common in the real estate world but there are a few common ones that we see on a regular basis. Here are some of the three most common real estate scams to look out for. [Read more…]