How to Calculate Hidden Costs of Renovating a Flip

While accounting for costs during your flip might seem pretty straightforward, there are some hidden costs that many flippers tend to overlook in their project. Sure, it’s not hard to count the prices of raw materials you pay for or labor you hire, but some costs aren’t so easy to spot. These hidden costs can add up […]

12 Steps to Flipping an Investment Property

When you want to flip a home, there is no easy way to do it. Every flip is bound to have a “monkey-wrench” thrown into it somehow. There’s always something that comes up that you didn’t see. These “monkey wrenches” often include added expenses or additional repairs that you didn’t see coming when you had […]

7 Questions to Ask for First-Time Property Investors

First-time property investors often get so caught up in all of the excitement of investing that they forget to focus on the real issues that first-time investors can face if they don’t do the appropriate research. When you are planning to invest in property for the first time, it’s key to understand what kind of […]

Tips for Choosing the Right Neighborhood for Your Rental Property

  Whether you’re looking to purchase your first rental property or hoping to add to your investment portfolio, choosing the best property in the right location is crucial to your success. Let’s take a look at the top five tips for choosing the right neighborhood for your rental property. Find out About Nearby Schools The neighborhood […]

Why you Need to Insulate Your Home

  Seasonal changes can cause home temperatures to dramatically increase or decrease without proper insulation or weatherization. While the amount of energy to ventilate, heat or cool dwellings throughout America consumes 13% of the Nation’s use yearly use. Poor insulation in attics and rooms, and even basements and garages can lead to higher heating and air conditioning expenses you […]

When Should You Renovate Your Garage

Renovating your garage is often a great step for a homeowner who is looking for additional space and function in their home. The garage can be a great place to get that extra room that you have been looking for. Whether you need another complete room added to your home or are just looking for […]

When Should You Renovate Your Garage

Renovating your garage is often a great step for a homeowner who is looking for additional space and function in their home. The garage can be a great place to get that extra room that you have been looking for. Whether you need another complete room added to your home or are just looking for […]

Ways to Insulate Your Home & Reduce Energy Costs

Properly insulating property can help you save money on both heating and cooling the property. Insulation allows the home to maintain a more steady temperature, which means that less energy will be required to heat the home in the winter or cool it in the summer. The money saved on energy bills makes proper insulation a […]

Reasons why you Shouldn’t Evict Your own Tenants

An unfortunate part of being a landlord is the fact that sometimes tenants don’t turn out as you hoped that they would. In some cases where you just can’t work things out, this may mean that as a landlord, you need to evict tenants from a property. However, this is not something that it is recommended that […]

Pros & Cons of Duplexes as Rental Properties

    Looking to buy a new rental property? If so, then you may have seen some listings for duplexes and wondered if this could be a smart investment for you. Specifically, a duplex refers to a rental property where a house or building has two units–either side by side or one floor on top […]