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4 Steps to Preserve Rental Home Carpet

4 Steps to Preserve Rental Home Carpet

Flooring experts believe carpets should be changed every seven years, but not many carpets make it to that timeline, especially in a rental home, so here are some suggestions on how to make carpet last longer in your rentals. From all manner of trampling, dust, children and pet accidents, carpet is arguably the most heavily… Read more »

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

Can I Refinance My Mortgage?

So, you’ve been wondering if you can refinance your mortgage? Refinancing a mortgage is a powerful tool that can help you to save money on your home payments. Refinancing your mortgage takes advantage of your positive payment history and may enable you to lock in lower interest rates, obtain more agreeable repayment terms, or lower… Read more »

6 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

6 Things Burglars Don’t Want You to Know

Even though a burglary occurs every 20 seconds in the U.S., you can still protect yourself without installing top-dollar security features. Home burglary generally has a pattern; criminals are looking for an easy target they can rob fast. Learn from the pros. Here are six tips from career burglars you can use to defend your… Read more »

6 Things to Consider When Buying Lake Property

6 Things to Consider When Buying Lake Property

Buying a lake house can be a great investment, regardless of whether you intend to use it as a vacation property or a year-round residence. With that said, you shouldn’t rush into buying a lakefront property just because it’s available. As with any house, there are some things that you should think about before you… Read more »

[Top 3] Rental Property Upgrades That Pay Off

[Top 3] Rental Property Upgrades That Pay Off

You will likely be faced with the need to do a rental property upgrades in the future, so here are three upgrades that will help whether you own an apartment, condominium, townhouse or single-family property. Your tenant has moved out, and your property is vacant. Before you do the typical make-ready projects, put some thought… Read more »

[How To]: Make Passive Income a Lifestyle

[How To]: Make Passive Income a Lifestyle

Time is our most valuable commodity. Unlike money—which can be earned, saved, and invested—we can’t store up minutes on a clock. We’re all allotted the same amount of time each day, but what we do with this gift varies widely. Ideally we should be able to reduce the amount of time spent earning money, so… Read more »

4 Ways to Up Your Curb Appeal (Upgrades That Can Add Value)

4 Ways to Up Your Curb Appeal (Upgrades That Can Add Value)

As a homeowner, you shouldn’t ignore curb appeal. Keep your home in great condition, and you’ll likely see high property values and serious marketability when it comes time to sell. Let it slide, and the opposite could happen. Even if you’re not planning to sell anytime soon, refreshing your home’s exterior can add value or… Read more »

Advice For First Investment

Advice For First Investment

It is always exciting to think about the potential that any property investment holds, particularly when you’re new to the business. While buying your first rental property is almost certain to be a lucrative maneuver, it’s important to proceed with care. The good news is that all of the most common property investment mistakes have… Read more »

New Real Estate Rules Under Social Distancing

New Real Estate Rules Under Social Distancing

Buying or selling a home can be stressful even under ordinary circumstances. Unfortunately, the current state of the world is far from ordinary. The housing market is feeling the crunch, as fewer buyers want to get out and shop for a home, and fewer sellers want to take a risk with selling. This isn’t to… Read more »

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Top 10 Most Expensive Mistakes You’re Making on Your Home

Homes cost a lot of money to maintain. But are you spending extra money unnecessarily on upkeep? Here are the 10 most expensive mistakes you could be making in your home. 1. Using Traditional Light bulbs If you still have incandescent light bulbs in your home, you could be throwing a lot of money away… Read more »