First-Time Landlords, Don't Make These Common Mistakes

Posted on: 12 April 2017

Renting out property can be a good way to make some extra cash, but being a landlord is not as simple as you might think. To avoid common problems, make sure you avoid making these mistakes that a lot of first-time landlords fall prey to. Renting to a friend without a formal contract. It's nice to find a friend or family member who is interested in renting from you. This way, you already know the renter is responsible -- so you can skip a lot of the screening process. [Read More]

Tips For Anyone Considering Buying Their First Vacation House

Posted on: 10 April 2017

Buying a vacation property can be an excellent way of providing your family with a peaceful place to relax and recharge. You may not understand what owning a vacation property will entail, but using some tips to help you decide on a property to purchase will help to ensure you get the right vacation house for your budget. Decide Whether You Will Want To Rent The Property It is fairly common for individuals to want to rent out their vacation properties when they are not using them. [Read More]

Is It Possible To Save On The Construction Of Your Dream Home?

Posted on: 3 April 2017

It might be tempting to ignore your budget when designing and building your dream home, but that decision could come back to haunt you. Therefore, it is important to not only stick to the budget, but also look for ways to save on the overall project. To get you started, here are just a few ways you can cut costs.   Be Realistic About Bids Accepting bids on your new home construction instead of just hiring a builder is a smart move. [Read More]

Fix These Exterior Things On Your Home Before Listing It For Sale

Posted on: 22 March 2017

If you want to get top dollar for your home when you sell it, then it is important that prospective buyers see your home as one that has been properly maintained. A well-maintained home is attractive to buyers because it gives them a sense of security that they are purchasing a house that is not likely to have a lot of hidden problems. So that the exterior of your home shows as one that has been well maintained, fix these important things before listing your home for sale with a real estate agent: [Read More]