Don’t Be Fooled! Tips for Finding the Right Realtor

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Purchasing a new home takes a whole lot of prep work. From cleaning up your credit score to saving for the down payment and home hunting to finding the right realtor, you’ll have your hands full for at least a few months. Selling isn’t any easier. Staging, marketing, and many other tasks can quickly drain your energy. Yet, that’s usually...

6 Tips for Making the Most of a Rental Property

Rental Property
If you have even the slightest inclination to buy a house some day, then you probably know that the real estate market is on fire at the moment. As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have decreased, millions of buyers have entered the market for the first time. This has caused real estate prices to spike, and it’s not...

5 Awesome Tips To Help You Become A Successful Landlord And Make Money 

Being a landlord isn’t rocket science. At the same time, it’s not always as straightforward as you might think. Sure, it’s great when everything ticks along nicely. But, managing tenants can get complicated.  Tenants that miss their rental payments, damage your property or worse refuse to move out when asked, can end up costing you lots of money. And, be aware selling a property...

Top 3 Tips For Renting To College Students

Renting To College Students
Do you have a vacant piece of property located in a college town or near a college campus? Why not consider renting it out to college students?  Like any rental strategy, there are benefits and drawbacks to offering your property to college tenants. But being aware of the pitfalls and how to manage them will help minimize the risks and...

How to rent a Los Angeles Apartment for Your Internship

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You did it again – you have just landed your dream internship that you believe will help you set off in your career journey. You have lined up everything that you need to keep going in your new job, like a suitable work wardrobe, but you still don’t know how you can get the best intern apartment in Los Angeles...

How to Rent an Apartment with Troubled Credit

Your credit score determines many things in your life. Lenders look at it when you buy a car with a payment plan, need loans for school, a home, or personal reasons, or want insurance. It's a reflection of your financial history. A bad credit score can make some things in life difficult. It can be harder to be approved for...

Best Pieces of Advice on Renting Apartments in Texas

Renting Apartments
Texas is one of the fastest-growing states, and thousands of people are moving there every year since it offers a great combination of highly affordable living and employment opportunities. Relocating to Texas also offers tax-free income, diverse cities, and vast cuisine. These may be just some of the great benefits that people need to relocate and start a new...

10 Things to Consider When Renting a House in the Northern Mariana Islands

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The Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) restricts land ownership to persons of “Northern Mariana Islands descent.” This restriction is found in Article XII of the CNMI Constitution.  Legally a person of “Northern Mariana Islands descent” is identified as a person with parents who, in 1950, were born or were living in what is now the CNMI, and were...

Top 5 Benefits When Renting a Long Term Furnished Apartment

Furnished Apartment
Having a home is one of the most important things we need in our life. For that reason, when we move to a different place, our main priority is to look for an apartment to stay in. But moving to a new apartment is full of challenges, and one major challenge is transferring furniture from your previous residence to...

Are Rental Property Upgrades Tax Deductible?

Rental Property Upgrades
Many landlords dread tax time because they see it as losing money to the government. But it doesn't have to be so gloomy. On the contrary, if you understand the system, you can even make back money through rental property tax deductions.  In this article, we'll be focusing on providing answers to the question, "are rental property upgrades tax-deductible?"  When are...

Earning Rental Income with Accessory Dwelling Units

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Housing norms have changed radically over the past 100 years and are likely to continue changing. For example, today’s society values privacy and independence, which has given rise to the concept of “Granny Pods” as an alternative to a retirement home or shared family space. As municipalities adapted to this shift, some have amended local zoning and legislation to enable...

Important Factors to Consider When Renting Your First Home

There are many reasons why people decide to rent a home before they get into the housing market. For some people, saving for a first home takes time so they need to rent while they get their down payment together. There are those who actually prefer renting because they don’t want to stay in the same place for too...

How to Sell a Property in Brisbane

Property in Brisbane
There are a number of things to know before you delve into the real estate market in Brisbane, as it is quite a peculiar market. Some of these important factors are: Deciding on how you want to sell Finding a reliable real estate agent Understanding the local market dynamics; especially in terms of pricing and when best to sell.  So...

What You Need To Know Before Buying Your First Rental Property

First Rental Property
Buying rental property is a great way to diversify your investment portfolio and put some extra cash in your pocket. It’s considered the best investment you can make by millionaires from around the world. That’s due in part to the fact that on average, rent increases by 3% to 5% every year. The popularity of owning rental real estate property...

4 Tips for Making Your First Rental Property Investment

Rental Property
Whether you’re trying to expand your portfolio or you’re new to investing altogether, it can be tough to decide which new venture you’d like to try. If you’re intimidated by volatile stocks and other unpredictable markets, you should consider investing in real estate. Real estate investments are stable and lucrative, making them great options for first-timers and safe choices for...