Testing Market Value

How to Test the Market Value of a Property When you are investing in residential properties, estimating a home’s value is an important part of the process. The value of a property will determine how much you must invest to buy it and how much you can charge for rent when the property is ready […]

How to Fix Kitchen Details that Chase Renters Away

5 Kitchen Details That Chase Away Renters Renting out an investment home, you want the house to look its best. Renters are often swayed by first impressions. They are following their hearts to their vision of a good home while checking for practical details in every home they tour. The kitchen is especially important when […]

HVAC Abuse?

HVAC Abuse: What It Is and How to Avoid It     Your Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning system (HVAC) is central to keeping your home comfortable throughout the year. It works hard to regulate temperatures and maintain a healthy environment by filtering out pollutants. However, many homeowners unintentionally abuse their systems by neglecting regular […]

When to Hire a Property Manager

6 Signs You’re Ready to Hire a Property Management Company     Buying an extra house and renting it to tenants can be exciting. Becoming a landlord is a big financial milestone for most people, and it can be fun to go through the process of accepting tenants and looking after a rental house. However, […]

Ways to Insulate Your Home to Save Energy

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 […]

Calculating Hidden Flip Costs

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 […]

Should Your Real Estate Venture Be a Partnership?

WHY ASK WHY? If you are considering entering into a real estate partnership, this is the most important factor for you to consider. Why do I need a partner? According to US News, there should be a clear and specific benefit, whether financial or operational. The benefit is often due to a lack of capital but […]

Staging vs. No Staging

Staging vs. Empty House Photos: How to Pick Your Approach.     Staging is the art of arranging furniture in an empty house to better present the space. It can be used to enhance home listing photos and show off how a space might be used, but it’s also rarely considered a necessary step to […]

An Eviction Guide for Real Estate Investors

A Quick Guide to Your First Eviction as a Real Estate Investor     For many people, owning a rental property is a significant milestone that brings a sense of pride and accomplishment. Seeing your investment grow and contribute to your financial stability can be quite gratifying. However, like all other investments, real estate has […]

Rental Upgrades

How to Create Separate AC Zones in a Home     A Zoned AC is one where you can set a different temperature in each area of the house. You might separate your zones in the upstairs and downstairs or in two sides of the house that get very different sun. AC zone systems require […]