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Answering Two Basic Questions About Record Keeping For New Landlords

Posted by on Aug 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Answering Two Basic Questions About Record Keeping For New Landlords

Renting out your unused real estate can be an excellent way to generate income. However, this is a more complicated task than many people originally think. As a result, you may be surprised at the number of records that you must keep for these properties. If you have been considering renting out some of your property, the following information about rental record keeping should help you to have a better idea of what renting out these buildings will entail.  Why Do You Need To Keep Detailed Records For Your Rental Property? Some people...

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5 Tips For Choosing A Great Apartment Rental

Posted by on Jul 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 5 Tips For Choosing A Great Apartment Rental

If you’re in the market for another home or apartment, you may be nervous about finding the right one. With so many options to choose from, it may seem overwhelming going about your search. The good news is with careful consideration and planning, you can choose a great apartment rental that will make you very happy. Take a look at the following information for some helpful tips on how to choose an apartment that will meet your needs.  Consider Utility Fees When choosing an apartment, make sure you don’t solely focus on the...

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Four Reasons Why A Furnished Apartment Is A Better Deal

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Reasons Why A Furnished Apartment Is A Better Deal

When you step into most apartments, you come with your first and last month’s rent, along with a moving truck full of your things. The next day or two is spent moving boxes and furniture into your home. For most, boxes still remain unpacked for several weeks as you slowly go through your belongings and get into a new routine.  In many luxury apartment buildings and homes, there are now furnished units for rent. While taking an apartment with standard, preset furniture may not be the usual method for apartment rental, you should...

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New Home Features: When To Compromise And When Not To

Posted by on May 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on New Home Features: When To Compromise And When Not To

Shopping for a new house can be confusing after you’ve browsed through hundreds of possibilities online and visited several others in person with your real estate agent. To make the process of elimination simpler, it helps to consider what features and qualities you should compromise on and which ones should you stand firm on. Too Few Bedrooms – Stand Firm If you’ve decided you need four bedrooms but your proposed dream house has only three, it’s probably not your dream house after all. Buying a house with fewer bedrooms...

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2 Things That Might Surprise You About Your First Mortgage

Posted by on Apr 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With so much information out there about mortgages and home-buying, you might feel like you have a rough idea of what to expect from the process. However, unless you are a seasoned home-buying veteran, you might find yourself in uncharted territory more than a few times. Here are two things that might surprise you about your first mortgage, and why you shouldn’t worry: 1: In Love With Your Lender? Don’t Get Too Attached If you are like most people, you might scour your local lending institutions, analyzing everything from interest...

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Family Relocation: Check Out The Area Before You Rent

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are relocating to a different area of the country, or are just moving a few towns over, it is important to thoroughly check out the area you are interested in renting. Here are a few things you might want to check out before you sign a lease.  Safety Rating Find out how safe the neighborhood you want to move your family into is. You don’t want to move your family into a high crime area. Many real estate websites can provide you with that information if you just type in the address of a place you want to rent.  You can...

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4 Types Of Real Estate To Invest In That Probably Haven’t Crossed Your Mind

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As more people are trying to find a way to get away from their 9-5 jobs and start a business of their own, real estate investment is becoming very popular. With a good property in the right area, you can earn a lucrative seasonal or rental income. One mistake first-time investors make is believing that they have to start with single-home rentals, as there are plenty of unique opportunities available with different clientele. Here are a few types of real estate properties that you may not have thought about. Self-Storage Facilities...

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Three Super Simple Things You Can Do To Prepare For The Movers

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you have a move in your near future, you may be feeling a sense of dread. Let’s face it: nobody really looks forward the actual move, even if you really look forward to settling in to your new home. Hiring professional movers can be a huge help, but even the professionals can use a bit of assistance. If you prepare for the movers effectively, you can help speed up the moving process and get to where you’re going that much faster. Here are three super simple things you can do to prepare for moving day. The movers will love you...

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Mosquitoes, Bed Bugs, Or Fleas: What’s Feeding On You?

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Bed bugs are parasites that feed on you while you sleep. An infestation of these pests can lead to a red, itchy rash and even allergies. Bed bug bites are often mistaken for other types of bug bites, like mosquitoes and fleas. So, how can you tell the difference between bed bugs and other pests’ bites?  Mosquito Bites Vs. Bed Bug Bites Female mosquitoes need a blood meal to nourish their eggs. They find human hosts by following a trail of carbon dioxide, temperature, and body odor. Mosquitoes pierce the skin using two...

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Why You Might Want To Offer A Lease To Own For Your Home

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You might have seen other property owners list their properties for a lease to own option. However, you might have never thought that this was something that you were going to want to do with your own home. To help you understand why this might be a great option for you, take a moment to reflect on the following benefits. Once you have a clear understanding why others take this route, you will be able to easily make the decision for yourself. Get Someone In There Quick If you are not going to be living in the home, it might sit vacant for a...

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