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What To Do To Prepare For An Open House

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Is your home listed for sale on the real estate market? If so, you may be trying to generate interest by hosting an open house. This gives an opportunity for people to casually browse your home to see if they are interested in buying it, all without having to arrange the showing through their agent. Here is what you should do if you have an upcoming open house scheduled with your realtor.

23 March 2018

Interested In Selling Commercial Real Estate? Understand The Millennial Mindset To Succeed

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Commercial real estate can be a very profitable enterprise if you know how to identify the right customers and pinpoint their exact needs. These days, one of the most important steps you can take towards success is understanding the millennial mindset. Millennials Are A Huge Presence In Commercial Real Estate While Baby Boomers were once the most important presence in commercial real estate, their time is fading. That's because they are aging and either getting out of the market or simply passing away.

20 March 2018

3 Things To Consider When Purchasing Lots

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When looking into real estate, many buyers tend to put their focus on houses and condos. However, there are other ways to invest in real estate. Lots are one type property that doesn't get much attention but are a great options for many buyers. Those who want to build their own home may want to check out lots for sale. Lots are also a great choice for real estate investors who may want to build on the property or sell it down the road.

5 March 2018

Proactive Property Management Tips For The New Landlord

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The purchase of a family home has been proven over time to be an excellent strategy for building personal wealth for the average American, with little actual risk as long as the home is affordable and a good value for the buyer. But when real estate investing is taken to the next level with the purchase of additional homes to bring in rental income, more risk is involved. This is especially true when investment properties are poorly chosen or mismanaged.

3 March 2018

Selling The Pet-Friendly Home: Preparation Tips To Improve Buyer Appeal

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According to recent statistics, pets are part of the family in approximately 85 million homes across the nation. While sharing a home with one or more pets brings joy and contentment to pet owners, a pet-friendly home may not be considered as an asset to buyers who do not wish to own a pet or those that may have an allergy that prevents them sharing a home with an animal friend.

1 March 2018

How To Assess The Value Of A Poorly Maintained Property

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One of the ways of assessing the value of a property is comparing selling prices of similar homes in the neighborhood. However, this comparison becomes difficult or inaccurate if the home being assessed is poorly maintained. Many factors come into play when assessing the value of your property. These include: Size Properties are valued according to size and are often measured in square meters or square feet. Amenities Amenities such as a pool or garage may add value to your property.

27 February 2018

3 Reasons To Hire A Real Estate Agent When Selling Your House

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If you are getting ready to sell your house you might be wondering if you should hire a real estate agent or if you should do it on your own. There are so many people who think that they will save money by doing it themselves, only to soon realize that it was harder than they thought and their house is still not selling. Here are some reasons to hire a real estate agent.

27 February 2018

Should You Get Yourself A Property Manager?

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If you are putting your home up for rent, you really should think about hiring someone else with experience to take care of the rental for you. When you hire a property managing service, you will be leaving everything in their hands, while you sit back and benefit from the rewards that come from having a rental. Learn about the things you will have to deal with as a landlord in this article, so you will have a better understanding of just how wonderful it would be to have someone else taking care of these things for you:

27 February 2018

3 Tips For Finding The Perfect House: Small Dog Owner's Edition

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A small dog can be the perfect pet, but there can be some challenges. If you are the loving owner of a smaller breed and you are now looking to buy a home, then you will want to make sure the house you pick is pup-friendly. The following tips can help you make the right real estate choice for you and your dog. Tip #1: Be mindful of stairs Usually, your dog is going to want to be in the same part of the home as you.

26 February 2018

3 Tips for Buying a Starter Home

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It's not uncommon for first-time home buyers to arrive at the realtor's office with a precise list in hand of everything they want their first home to have. They've watched the decorating and house hunting shows on television. They have a dozen virtual bulletin boards in the Pinterest account, full of ideas for the perfect kitchen, landscaping, and man cave. But unfortunately, many young future home buyers haven't spent nearly as much time looking at the financial and logistical realities.

26 February 2018