Best Real Estate Blogs for Buyers and Sellers

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Forget LA and New York: These Are the Most Affordable Places to Live in USA

If you are thinking about relocating to a cheap city to escape the expense of living in LA or NYC, you need to weigh the pros and cons of doing so. No matter how attractive low-cost living is, jobs are hard to come by in cities with low cost living. To ensure that the city you are choosing meets your needs, you should plan an extensive visit. Texas is one Read More...

Beautiful Luxury Home
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Fractional Share Ownership and How It’s Changing the Luxury Property Market

Fifty years ago, if you wanted to stay in a luxury penthouse you had to save money for six months just to afford a weekend away. The luxury property market has always been exclusive, reserved for the rich and the elite with no hope of your average individual getting a foot in – but no more. Fractional ownership is a reasonably new method of investing in luxury property, without needing Read More...

Commercial Lease
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Are You Brushed Up on These Commercial Lease Terms

Legal documents such as lease agreements can be confusing for someone new to commercial lease management and even budding homeowners can get tripped up by an unrecognizable term here and there. While it’s advantageous to always go through your lease agreements alongside your solicitor to ensure a complete understanding. Sometimes time restraints and commitments can complicate getting appointments and getting documents returned in good time. We’ve put together this handy Read More...

Land Contract
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Contract for Deed: Land Contract

What is it? A contract for a deed, also called land contract or agreement for deed, is a type of seller financing. Seller financing is where the seller lends money to the buyer to help them purchase his/her property. In this type of sale, the buyer and the seller enter an agreement where the seller agrees to finance the buyer and the buyer usually puts in a down payment. This agreement also contains Read More...

3 Things To Look For When Buying a Holiday Home
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3 Things To Look For When Buying a Holiday Home

There are many of us that harbour dreams of one day buying our own holiday home. Not only can it be a treasured home away from home, a place to escape to when your everyday routine gets tedious, but it can also be a fantastic investment to consider. In this post, we’re detailing the most important things to look for when buying a holiday home, to ensure that your get Read More...

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Moving Furniture 101: The How-To to Successful (and more efficient) Handling of Furniture

So you're ready for a change. Maybe you're moving from one house to another, maybe you just bought a new piece of furniture, or maybe you're just tired of the way you're house looks now. Whatever the case, you need to know how to move furniture the most efficient way, and without any damages to other parts of the house. Looking for help? That's why I'm here! I've been apart Read More...

Winter Maintenance for your Commercial Property
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Winter Maintenance for your Commercial Property

If you own commercial property, you are expected to maintain your property to strict guidelines in order to abide by legal requirements. This is even more important if you have members of the public entering or walking on your property or if you are a landlord in charge of tenanted buildings. If your property or structures are not regularly maintained or you have no evidence proving otherwise and someone was to become injured Read More...

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Selling Your Home

Not many people were buying homes after 2008 Economic crisis, but three years ago, the world’s real estate market have completely turned around. At the moment, the prices of real estate in major metro areas in United States and Australia are rising at a very fast pace. The development of real estate business is also followed by the historically low interest rates for mortgage loans, so if you’re planning to Read More...

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Can I sell a house with a tax lien?

Selling a house is not an easy task especially if you want to . For many people, their house is their biggest financial asset and one of the most sentimental parts of their life. Just like everyone else, you probably have put a lot of money, effort and time into making your house special - you finished your deck repair, interior or exterior renovation process and now it’s high time Read More...

Pros and Cons of Increasing the Size of Your Real Estate Deals with Outside Equity Investors
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Pros and Cons of Increasing the Size of Your Real Estate Deals with Outside Equity Investors

It is the nature of capital markets to have capital demand outstrip supply. This is an interesting juxtaposition, given that cash could likely be considered the world’s most abundant commodity. Because growth demand is ever-present, capital demand will always outstrip supply, regardless of how much money the Fed is able to print. Luckily, new rules allow for greater access to investors than ever before. Greater access can mean increasing the size Read More...

What You Should Know Before Selling Your Rental Property
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What You Should Know Before Selling Your Rental Property

Don’t Learn The Hard Way When it comes to selling rental properties, there are few ways to go about it; what’s important is that you don’t end up wasting your time by making common, simple mistakes. The following writing is by no means exhaustive, but does represent some considerable aspects of the process you should take into consideration before you list your rental property for sale. You Need To Price Read More...

moving with pets tips for finding a pet friendly apartment
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Moving With Pets: Tips For Finding A Pet-Friendly Apartment

Take Your Time! The best kind of apartments take time to find; you’re likely not going to stumble into a veritable pot of gold at the end of the rainbow on your first day home-hunting. Don’t rule out bottom-dollar savings on good units that include pet allowances! There are state-run low-income housing solutions which will allow you to have pets; there’s just an up-front deposit. It’s generally a good idea Read More...

four rooms to renovate before you sell your house
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Four Rooms to Renovate Before You Sell Your House

When it comes to preparing your house for sale, it is important that you invest in projects that will help you to increase its value. Failure to renovate means that you alienate prospective buyers with things that you do not want, need, or like. Chances are your house is the most costly thing you have ever purchased. If you are selling it then, you need to make sure you get Read More...

Real Estate Investing Course for Rental Property: How to Get the Most Profits
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Real Estate Investing Course for Rental Property: How to Get the Most Profits

Whatever rental property you have right now, for sure, it required years’ worth of savings before you can afford to buy it. For some, their rental property caused them to make drastic changes in their lives, which probably included letting go of their guilty pleasures or sacrificing travel plans with friends or families. While it’s already common knowledge that rental properties are excellent investments, not everyone knows that there are Read More...

Chalet a Louer 101: How to Get Your Cottage Ready for Renting Out
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Chalet a Louer 101: How to Get Your Cottage Ready for Renting Out

Purchasing a chalet can be an excellent investment. Aside from utilizing a chalet as your own home, you can also choose to rent it out in order to earn income. You can have guests stay in your cottage and enjoy all of its amenities in exchange for a fee. This can become a steady source of income especially if you’re living in an area often visited by tourists. However, for Read More...

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Add value to your home through improvements

Issues related to the economy, both present and predicted, have led homeowners to think hard about their property, its value, and future worth. One way to add value is through improvements. What level of improvements? Home improvements can encompass anything from simple redecoration to large-scale additions like an extension. If your building is listed or in a conservation area, you will be restricted in what you can do and how it can Read More...

How Technology Can Help Improve Your Rental Property Business
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How Technology Can Help Improve Your Rental Property Business

Have you ever wished you could clone yourself, so you could be at three different properties simultaneously? No doubt, you're being pulled in a thousand directions all day long. There’s a lot to juggle when you're a landlord, particularly if you own more than one property. Fortunately, the technology we have access to today can really help streamline your business, saving you time and money in the long-run. So, let's Read More...

Property In Sebastopol
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10 Things To Consider Before Buying Property In Sebastopol CA

Property investment should never be approached without proper knowledge and some research. Of course, you don't have to be a real estate expert before buying property in Sebastopol CA, but there are some basics you want to keep in mind along the way. What are these basics you wonder? Well, they are definitely not complicated. And to aid you in making the best choice, here are 10 things to consider Read More...

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Radon Detection and Selling Your Home: What You Need To Know

Selling your home can be one of the most difficult endeavors to fulfill, especially when it comes to specifics such as paperwork, negotiations, and final arrangements. After all, just because you have a home doesn't mean it will attract a lot of buyers, and even if it did, you need to make sure it's going to be sold for what it's truly worth. If you're in the process of making Read More...

How to Sell Your House Fast
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How to Sell Your House Fast

Everyone hopes to get a quick sale on their property, as, especially when it is your home, it can be very disruptive. Constantly having to keep the house clean and tidy and to be available at different times of the day and evening can be inconvenient. However, regardless of whether you chose to use a high street agency or an online one, both can help you avoid a lot of Read More...

Are You Considering Investing In A California Ranch
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Are You Considering Investing In A California Ranch? Learn 6 Things To Watch Out For!

If you've got the money to buy one, investing in a  ranch can be an exciting prospect. There are many things you can do with such a piece of land. Your family can live off the land and actually run an honest to goodness ranch, although you can also use such a place as a vacation or retirement home, all while enjoying income from any ranch operations you let professionals Read More...

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Choosing Between an Asphalt and Concrete Driveway

One major decision you’ll make when it comes to installing a driveway is whether to use asphalt or concrete. Although there are many other material choices for driveways, such as brick pavers or gravel, asphalt and concrete tend to be the most practical and most commonly used.  To help you arrive at an informed decision, let’s compare asphalt and concrete driveways in terms of the following five aspects: 1. Cost Read More...

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How To Ensure You Buy The Perfect Home

Introduction For most people, buying a home is the biggest investment they will ever make. Not only is it a huge financial undertaking, but your final choice is a decision you’ll be living with for the foreseeable future.  The process may sound daunting but, by taking the right steps, doesn’t have to be stressful. Photo by on What is a Perfect Home? The first step to ensuring you’ll be buying Read More...

Congratulations You’ve Decided to Buy Your First Home – Now What?
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A Guide for First Time Home Buyers

Deciding to buy a home is an exciting time in anyone’s life, but even more exciting for a . After all, achieving the dream of home ownership is a sure sign that you have made it as a successful adult. At the same time, the process of purchasing a home can be a bit overwhelming if you have never bought a home before. Fortunately, the process is far less confusing Read More...

Managing Your Online Reputation in Real Estate
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Managing Your Online Reputation in Real Estate

Brand consistency as a real estate agent is key to marketing your value and standing out from your competitors. One of the most effective ways to do this is by managing your online reputation and ensuring and keeping daily tabs on your internet footprint beyond your website. By mastering a bit of the strategy behind online reputation management and making use of the tools and resources available, you won’t have Read More...