Three Tips For First-Time Landlords

Individuals decide to become landlords for a variety of reasons, such as the desire to diversify their investments or wait out a bad property market. Regardless of the reasoning behind your decision to become a landlord, there are a few simple tips you can follow to make the transition from property owner to landlord as seamless as possible. 1. Hire a Property Management Company As a first-time landlord, you may feel like you can save money by handling all of the errands and tasks yourself. [Read More]

Three "Unconventional" Places to Find Your Dream Home

Whether you are looking for your "dream home" or are looking for investment property to rent out or "flip" for a profit, you are likely looking for a great house that is priced at less than it is worth. If this is the case, it can be difficult to find what you are looking for via traditional methods. These methods include utilizing major realty listing websites that pull listings from the MLS. [Read More]

How You Can Start Preparing For Home Staging Several Months In Advance

Although the process of staging a home is something that takes place right before you intend on taking high-quality photographs in preparation of listing your home for sale, you can start preparing early on to reduce some of the stress associated with selling your home. Home staging generally involves the same methods because a homeowner or professional only has so much time to actually stage a home before they intend on having it listed. [Read More]

Things You Are Wise To Do Before You Dip To Buy A Flipped Home

Are you considering purchasing an older home that has been remodeled by an investor? If so, you may have heard the term "flipping" at some point. Perhaps your interest in buying this type of home is piqued because you have seen television shows that broadcast the process from start to finish. There are a few things you should do before you consider buying this type of home. Make an inquiry regarding the investor's flipping track record. [Read More]