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4 Ways Landlords Can Keep Tenants Paying On Time

The majority of tenants are great people who pay their rent on time and have a great relationship with their landlords, giving them nothing to worry about for the duration of their stay. However, for some, they might genuinely struggle to get their payments in time, which can be a stressful, traumatic process. Here are […]

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Four Steps To Solve The Housing Crisis

There’s no escaping the fact there is a huge housing crisis taking place across most of the civilised West right now. Homeless figures continue to rise while wannabe first-time buyers are regularly priced out of getting on the property market. Whichever way you wish to look at the situation, the current system is broken. Major […]

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7 Tips on How to Get Started in Real Estate

Did you know that 83% of buyers purchase their home through a real estate agent? And, 88% of sellers were helped by an agent in their transaction? The facts don’t lie! Real estate is a great business. If you are here it means that you might be considering this business, but don’t know where to […]

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How Do Builders Price New Homes?

If you are considering building your own home then you are probably starting to wonder how a builder prices new home. After all, they are working from scratch and there are many pitfalls which can increase the time and costs. It’s no surprise that more Australians are building their own hopes than ever before. Despite […]

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Top Six Reasons People With Money May Want A Reverse Mortgage

Reverse mortgage loans are becoming increasingly popular with homeowners who are looking to make some changes to their financial situation. These types of loans always have their own eligibility criteria, but you generally need to be a senior citizen aged 62 or older. However, the loan is secured by the FHA and also serves as […]

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7 Ways to Sell Your Home Fast

Selling your home doesn’t have to be a long and complicated process. Sometimes life events hit you unexpectedly and you are forced to sell. It is completely normal to face financial difficulty, looking to upgrade to a larger space, or move to a better location. Your home should be a place where you feel safe […]

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6 Ways to Reduce the Costs of Your Rental Property

Profitability for a rental property is a function of two areas: maximizing rental income and minimizing expenses. Rental rates are often out of an investor’s control since they are a function of the market. On the other hand, controlling rental expenses is something that any investor can do to help maximize profits. Often, handling simple […]

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6 Essential Maintenance Tasks Landlords Can’t Avoid

Real estate investors and landlords know that essential maintenance items exist for any rental property and many items simply can’t be avoided. Explore the following six maintenance tasks that landlords shouldn’t overlook. Gutter and Drain Cleaning Drains and gutters can become blocked with leaves, tree roots, and other debris. Failure to remove blockages can lead […]

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Condo or House & Lot: Know The Difference

Condos are mushrooming in different urban parts and most of them are designed with classy features. Professionals working in cities are seeing condos as a perfect alternative to house & lot, which for some of them is a more expensive option for housing. While planning to buy a property, one of the dilemmas you need […]

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Write Your Real Estate Business Plan In 5 Steps

With over 500,000 businesses opening each month, there is sure to be a lot of competition in any industry. If you’re hoping to open your own real estate business, you have a lot of planning to do in order to survive those critical first two years in business. A well organized real estate business plan […]

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Advice For First-Time Buyers

So, the time has come for you to purchase your first home. This is an incredibly exciting period as everyone dreams of owning their own property, and it is the start an exciting new chapter in your life. This can also be a scary and daunting time as there is a lot to organize and […]

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4 Handy Tips to Ensure Safety at Property Construction Sites

When we talk of property construction, injuries aren’t uncommon at these sites. There is always a threat to the health and life of workers at these sites and it can be from varied sources like electrocution, falling from a height, machinery failure, coming in contact with some hazardous or toxic materials etc. Here are few […]

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3 Mistakes People Make When Investing in Real Estate

Real estate is an attractive investment. Depending on the market and investment method, the returns can be high. Investors can choose to go hands-on with flipping or owning a rental property, or they can be hands-off by simply investing in development. But just like any other investment, there are risks. Make a few wrong moves […]

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4 Tips for Flipping Houses and Turning a Profit

It sounds simple and fun: You buy a house in bad shape at a cheap price, fix it up, and sell it at a huge profit. But is flipping a house really as easy as it looks on TV? No. A successful flip requires a lot of back-breaking work and cash. If you don’t know […]

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The Challenges And Opportunities Of Apartment Living

Apartments and flats are springing up all over the UK, but aren’t necessarily generating sales. According to research aggregated by The Guardian, 50% of new London flats don’t sell despite the intensity of the property market. The story is echoed in Liverpool, Manchester, and Birmingham, according to local press. With a multitude of unsold flats […]

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What You Need To Consider Before A Long-Distance Move

Making that long-distance move is an exciting venture for anyone, but it’s also a stressful one. From the moment you start to pack your first box, to the last minute panic around whether you remembered everything when you arrive at your new home, moving over a long distance can leave even well-prepared individuals pulling out […]

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