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The Rise and Rise of Property Taxes

Anyone who’s currently looking to buy a home or works as a property developer or investor should take an interest in the property taxes that are currently in place. There are so many variations depending on which country you live in, and even the local government restrictions and rules within each country. There are also […]

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4 Tips for Managing an HUD Home

As the landlord of an HUD property you’ll face all of the same responsibilities that a typical property owner would encounter in regards to ongoing maintenance. However, homeowners who choose to participate in the HUD program need to be especially careful about maintaining the safety of their rental properties in order to stay eligible as […]

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7 Steps to Repairing Water Damage

Nothing wrecks a home like water damage. A little bit of liquid inside the walls can create a whole lot of havoc. The property damage is bad enough on its own, but throw in the electrical considerations and possibility of mold, and there’s a whole new set of worries. Insurance is not always there to […]

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What Do Landlords Fear Most?

Landlords have a lot of worries in this country – as most people will understand already. But, the big question for today is – are landlords fears the same the world over, or do different countries offer up different challenges? The basic concerns Of course, there are plenty of issues that stand in the way […]

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How to Avoid the Dreaded Deep Clean

Spring cleaning has become such an event that most people would rather trap it into a single season so they can relax for the rest of the year. Dusting off the cobwebs of winter makes sense, but putting off major housework until spring is bad news. Chores are not meant to be fun, but the […]

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5 Great Home Projects for the Family

When you want to spend time with your loved ones, but you have work to do at home, you feel torn between chores and down time. Why not combine the two? In the following examples, you can make some significant home improvements while spending time with the family. 1 – Create a charging station in […]

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How to Clean Vinyl Cladding Effectively

Homeowners take various steps to protect their largest investment, their home. Exterior cladding takes the full force of the weather 24/7 and it needs maintenance. There are lots of different cladding materials including vinyl. It has the ‘look’ of wood without the rot/decay that always accompanies wood cladding.  In spite of the fact that cladding […]

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Pesky Mistakes to Avoid When Moving House

Moving house is fraught with all sorts of difficulties and annoyances, but some are bigger than others. You obviously want to ensure that the process goes as smoothly as possible, and there are plenty of ways that you can ensure this happens. Here, we will talk through a few of the most common mistakes that […]

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How do you clean up after a flood?

The water has finally gone down, and now you are faced with the enormous task of cleaning up after your house has flooded. It might seem like there is just too much work to handle. Trying to tackle things, one step at a time, can be the way to get through it. Water, dirt, debris, […]

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Pricing your rental correctly for spring tenancy

Like many industries, market expectations for rental properties in spring differ from those in summer. Arguably the most crucial part of listing a rental property is setting the right price. However, to generate the best return from your property, it is not solely about getting your pricing correct; you also need to consider vacancy. You […]

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