Posts Tagged‘real estate’

Red Flags to Watch Out For When Screening Tenants


Every landlord should take the process of screening tenants very seriously because the laws protecting tenants may make it very difficult to evict tenants.  It is also the case that, in addition to damaging your property in ways that may not be covered by your insurance, a tenant’s criminal activity on your property may become your responsibility.  Fortunately, while there are no guarantees, there are some red flags that you can recognize from the first conversation you have with a potential tenant that can alert you to problems before they happen. W hen someone calls about your apartment, be sure…

How to Get Into The Real Estate Market  


Getting into the real estate market can be a great way to use your savings to turn a profit, when I speak about investing in real estate I am speaking with regards to using it as an investment vehicle rather than buying a home or second home. Getting into the real estate market is something that requires a lot of planning, a lot of caution and most importantly a lot of knowledge. Before you begin buying up properties it is important that you understand the market and have strong knowledge about the properties themselves. Here are some areas on which…

How To Stage a Home For Sale for Cheap

Stage a home for sale for cheap

Putting your house up on the market for sale? I’m sure you have read up on how to get the most value for your property. Staging a property is a very important part of getting the highest offers for your house but sometimes staging a home can be expensive. To maximize your profits it is important to keep your staging costs down but still do a quality job. Here are some tips on how to stage a home for sale  for cheap. Make it Neutral (but still on trend) You never know who the potential buyers of your home will be;…