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The Importance Of Hiring A Property Maintenance Company If You Manage Your Own Rental Properties

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If you manage your own rental properties, there are times when you might not be able to address problems that arise. For example, if you take vacations during the year, there might be weeks where you are gone. Unfortunately, problems can arise during these times, and many of these problems might need services right away, simply because they are emergency problems. If you want to make sure these problems are addressed, even when you are on vacation, you should hire a company to perform emergency property maintenance services.

8 September 2018

Can A New Home Be Cheaper Than An Older Home? 3 Ways You Can Save Money

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When people talk about building their custom home, they often talk about it in terms of something that they're doing during their retirement. Everyone thinks that building a custom home is expensive, but in truth, a new home can actually be cheaper than an older home. Here are just a few of the ways you may be able to save money through a custom build. 1. You Don't Need to Change Cosmetics

7 August 2018

What You Should Know About Your Home's Listing Photos

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You have probably heard that a picture is worth a thousand words, and this is definitely true when it comes to the listing photos for your home. When people are searching for houses for sale, they will typically scour the market online before actually going to check out houses in person.  Therefore, if you don't have decent pictures of your home on your listing, you are missing out on a sale opportunity.

22 July 2018

3 Things To Know About Tenant Placement Services

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If you are a landlord and handle most of the duties yourself, one of the hardest parts you might experience is finding and keeping good tenants. This is just one of many of the challenges landlords face, but did you know you could make this duty a lot easier for you if you hired a company that offered tenant placement services? Here are three things to know about these services.

3 July 2018

Rapid Realty: Are Companies That Pay Cash For Houses Legit?

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Maybe your employer has just informed you that you will be relocating, or maybe you have a dire need to move closer to an ailing family member. Whatever it is that is changing about your life that means you must sell your home as quickly as possible, there are always options to help you out. One such option you may come across when you need to sell your home fast for cash is companies that advertise that they will buy your home for cash right away, no matter what its condition may be or where the home is located.

29 June 2018

4 Ways The Right Property Management Company Can Save You Money

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Do you own a rental property? If so, and if you're currently handling all the responsibilities that come along with being a landlord, it may be a good time to at least consider hiring a property management company. Even if your budget is on the smaller side, there are numerous ways in which hiring the right property manager can actually save you money while also helping your rental property run more smoothly.

26 June 2018

Renting Your First Apartment For College? Know Your Rights

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Moving away from home for college can be a very exciting time. However, it brings with it a new set of responsibilities. If you are planning to live off campus in an apartment, you'll need to know what your rights will be as the tenant living in an apartment building. While your agreement with your landlord is unique, there are basic tenant rights that will always remain no matter where you live.

30 May 2018

4 Things To Check When Inspecting The Plumbing System In A Home You Want To Buy

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If you are buying a house, you have the right to hire a home inspector to examine the house before you close on the deal; however, some people choose not to do this. If you are capable of inspecting the house yourself, you might decide to forego the inspection and do it yourself. This is a good option if you are qualified to do this, and here are some of the top things you should inspect that relates to the plumbing system in the home.

29 May 2018

How To Choose The Right Vacation Rental Property

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Renting a vacation rental property is a great way to enjoy the comforts of home when you're away. Vacation properties often come fully furnished with laundry rooms, televisions, Internet capability, grills, and so much more. It's a welcome contrast to going to a hotel, which can be confining if you are traveling with a large group. If you're thinking about renting a vacation property there are some specific pieces of criteria that are absolutely essential if you're going to get the most bang for your buck.

10 April 2018

Don't Let These Difficult Situations Discourage You As A Real Estate Agent

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Like every other industry, real estate has its ups and downs. This means that if you work as an agent, you'll get a chance to enjoy the ups — such as receiving a hefty commission check — but you'll also find yourself facing the downs. It's important to not allow the difficult times that you'll inevitably encounter to discourage you. Real estate agents go through a variety of situations that can be frustrating, but the best course of action is to try to put such incidents behind you so that you can quickly focus on helping the next client.

8 April 2018