Rental Amenities That Wow Prospective Tenants

Rental Amenities That Wow Prospective Tenants

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If you’re looking for other alternatives to attract more people to rent from you. You are looking in the right place. Here I am going to list out some of the things you can do in order to stand out from your competitors. Some of the things that I am going to mention below may seem familiar to some of you but it can be beneficial for those who are starting out new.   I’ve compiled a list for you and here it goes.   Keyless Entry System Have you ever came home and realized that you accidentally locked yourself out with the keys inside your home and you have to wait for other family members to unlock the door for you? I understand your frustration because I’ve been there…
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Ways to Save up For a Down Payment

Ways to Save up For a Down Payment

experience, opinion, real estate, real estate investment
Just like what the title said, in this post, I’ll show you some of the ways you can use to save up some money.   The first thing you need to do is to determine the size of your down payment. This is important because if you’re unaware of how much you’ll need to set aside in order to make a reasonably sufficient down payment, you don’t have a direction. From my experience, I would say that typically you need around 15 to 20 percent down payment for a single-family home, and to qualify you to need to have a credit score of 720 or higher Moving on if you’re multifamily the safe range would be at 25 percent of your purchase price.   The rules may be slightly different…
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Buying a House With A Bad Credit?

Buying a House With A Bad Credit?

real estate, real estate investment
The most common question you’ve probably heard of when it comes to purchasing a home is “How Can I Buy a House if I have a bad credit score?”. That is a very good question and before I give you the solutions to it, you need to understand that the average credit score in the U.S. is anywhere from 669 to 699 depending on which credit report is used. Although that is the average score there is still quite a huge sum of Americans whom still have a credit score less than 600, which means this individual are unable to obtain a mortgage, buying a house or even real estate investing can be hard for them.   Now there are two sides to solving this issue, there’s good news and…
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Myths and Truths About Selling Your Home

Myths and Truths About Selling Your Home

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When it comes to the real estate market, you’ve probably heard of many people out there giving advice. However, not all of that information is true. What I am trying to say is that if you’re looking to list your home as a homeowner or even an agent listing out properties for sale you’ll need to separate facts from fiction. You are entirely responsible for your property, doing the necessary research can help you in the long run.   Now we are going to identify some of the myths and debunked them so that you will have the proper tools in order to sell your property fast.   Myth 1: Exterior isn’t as important as the interior Truth: Most of the home buyers often make a judgment based on their…
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Luxury condos surge in value

Luxury condos surge in value

investment, real estate, real estate investment
Well, this is definitely a must read for those of you who have been investing or looking to invest in the luxury condominium category. In this article, I will provide you the updates for both Toronto and Montreal because the market is on the rise.   Let us dive into the numbers, according to a luxury housing market report shows that condo markets in Canada’s two largest cities appreciated to 10.2% and 8.4%, respectively. In other words, the average price in Toronto reached $2,268,571, and in Montreal it rose to $1,295,401.   Although there has been an increase in value for the condo’s, the market for luxury detached houses in Toronto faced with a significant 40% drop in sales. During the aforementioned period, luxury condominium has an average of $2,680,064.…
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The Number Every Homeowner and Seller Should Know

The Number Every Homeowner and Seller Should Know

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The common question many homeowner and seller thinks about are"How much is my house worth?" The very same question each time I think about when I try to sell a property because by knowing how much is my property worth I am able to determine how much can I price it in order to attract the buyer’s attention. Maybe you don't want to sell your home right now, but you are curious whether how much value has your investment increase since you bought it. This seems to be a common question that’s being asked around.   Now that you’ve known what you are looking for, I am going to show you a variety of ways to do that, in which most of them are free and easily accessible online. Here's…
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Real Estate Professionals Titles Explained

Real Estate Professionals Titles Explained

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If you’re new to real estate industry you are probably overwhelmed by the number of different names you hear (I was one of them). When I first started, I had no idea about it at all because I thought all of them are called agents, clearly, I am wrong. Later on, I found out that there are agents, brokers, Realtors®, seller's agents, buyer's agents, and the list go on.   I understand that this can be confusing and scary if you’re entering the real estate market for the first time. Look at it from a different perspective, just like any other business sectors, there are managers, executive manager, employees and many more. But you'll benefit from knowing the difference. People tend to use these titles interchangeably, but there are some…
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2019 Design Forecast

2019 Design Forecast

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In this guide, we will look at interior design trends on the rise and my predictions about what’s in and what’s out in the year to come. As there are many more professionals out there with different input, I would recommend you to read up more before making any decision. So What’s In? Effortless technology Living in the digital era has allowed more homeowners to modernize their daily activities. From 2019 onwards you’ll start to see more gadgets and appliances with the talk-to-me tech products. What this means is that we no longer need to type but instead, we can get things done with our voice. How convenient is that? Some of the popular platforms that have these options are Google Home, Amazon Alexa, and Apple HomePod, but I believe…
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A Quick Survey to Determine A Good Deal

A Quick Survey to Determine A Good Deal

experience, real estate, real estate investment
How you can determine a good deal with this survey I am sure that many of you here are reading this because at some point of your career you stumble into a good deal, then stop dead in your tracks because you’re worried about the decision, and never do anything. In my first year of investing, I looked at hundreds of great deals and froze. I was just the same as you, asking myself if this was a good deal or not, how did I know if it could make me money and many more. Here’s what I would suggest you do from now on in order to help assist you in making the right decision.   I wish I can tell you what the exact cards that will come…
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Is Historic Home Right Investment For You?

Is Historic Home Right Investment For You?

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It’s very hard to determine what is right and what is not because different home buyers have different taste and preference. For me, I am more of a historic home kind of person, and if you’re just like me you may want to take these factors into consideration as you shop.   Beware of restrictions As you know different states have different regulations when it comes to historic homes and neighborhoods. From what I know, many towns throughout the U.S. have zoning and planning commissions that, among other things, set out to preserve and protect historic homes and neighborhoods. So, if you’re looking to change or renovate a historic home you may require a separate layer of approval in order to proceed.   As a result, renovations and planning can…
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