Best Carpet Colors for Rentals

Choosing the right flooring for your rental properties can be a challenge. For living spaces and bedrooms, carpet is often a welcoming choice. The real challenge is choosing the right carpet color and pattern for your rental home. The key is choosing a carpet that is durable, stain-hiding, and creates a canvas for the lives […]

Which Windows are the Right Fit For Your Rental

When you are choosing windows for your rentals,┬áthere are so many choices┬áthat it can seem overwhelming. Finding the windows that fit your needs can be challenging, and sometimes frustrating. The following are a list of things to consider when choosing the windows to use in your rentals: PRICE POINT MATTERS: The price point is key […]

4 Color Palettes for 2020 House Flips

Every year it seems like there are new color palettes and trends that break onto the scene. Color trends change along with people’s tastes and the constant “modernizing” of the way we decorate our homes. When flipping homes, it’s important to ensure that we are choosing colors that will appeal to the buyers or renters […]

Understanding Fair Housing Laws

A clear understanding of national fair housing laws is a must for anyone who manages their own rental properties. Landlords who fully self-manage their rental properties increase their chances of unintentionally running afoul of these laws. Here’s what you need to know about renting and national fair housing laws. Federal fair housing laws cover most […]

5 Energy Efficient Improvements for Rental Properties

Managing a rental property means choosing your upgrades carefully. Between tenants, it is practical to improve the home in ways that will result in higher rents and happier tenants in the future. Naturally, you’re looking for the best return on your investment. These improvements will repay themselves more quickly than others, either because they cost […]

What Smart Features to Add to Your Rental Property

When wondering whether you should be using smart home technology in your rental property is a question many landlords have asked. There is no cut-and-clear answer for every landlord. However, you want to consider who you are marketing your property to when you decide which smart home technology may be useful in your rental. Many […]

Is it Safe to Invest in Real Estate Today?

Investing in real estate during a recession has its pros and cons. While conventional wisdom would tell you that investing in real estate “never goes out of style”, staying aware of the potential pitfalls will make you a more savvy investor. Interest Rates for Investors You have probably seen that interest rates are at record […]

Checklist to Make Your Home Move-in Ready

Preparing a home for sale or for renters requires a similar process called move-in ready. A move-in ready home is one that could begin housing a family the moment they arrive with boxes. This means ever latch locks, every appliance works, and the water heater is ready to go. All the necessary comforts of home […]

Home Renovations for Selling Your Home Amidst COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has made selling a home more challenging than it was just a few months ago. Buyers are gun-shy and are looking for new priorities in home design. If you’re ready to sell and hoping to sell fast during Coronavirus slowdowns, there are a few upgrade that are now more valuable than ever. […]

How to Secure Favorable Home Improvement Loans Amidst COVID-19

If you’re a real estate investor looking to acquire a new property, you probably know that buying a new home is just one part of a big puzzle. You still have a million decisions to make. And one of them is how to secure favorable home improvement loans. The process of getting home improvement loans […]