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5 Things You’re Better Off Putting In Your Safe Than In A Safe Deposit Box

11 November 2015
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If you're trying to choose between renting a safe deposit box at your bank or buying a sturdy safe for your home, you'll need to keep in mind the kinds of things you'll be storing. In some cases, you're much better off stashing your stuff in a home safe than you are in a bank deposit box. Here are five things you should put in your safe rather than a bank safe deposit box. Read More …

3 Ways To Avoid Getting A Termite Infestation From Second-Hand Furniture

3 November 2015
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Buying second-hand furniture from yard sales or thrift stores is a great way to furnish your home inexpensively, but unfortunately, it can also introduce termites to your home. Termites can hide in second-hand furniture, and once inside your home, they can feed on the wood structure of your home, causing extensive damage. Homeowners with termite infestations need to spend an average of $3,000 to fix the damage, and if you're one of them, your second-hand finds will become a lot more expensive. Read More …

Why Real Estate Investing In 2015 Is Safe & Advice For Choosing Your Investment Strategy

2 November 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Articles

Whether you were once a real estate investor in the early 2000s or not, you have undoubtedly heard of or even had an experience with the US home foreclosure crisis that peaked in 2008. You may wonder why, after that crisis, anyone would invest in real estate in 2015. The truth is that real estate investing is still alive and well, and you can actually make good money doing it as long as you learn from the mistakes made by homeowners and investors that led to to the crisis. Read More …

Landlords: 3 Ways An Online Portal Can Help You & Your Tenants

16 October 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Articles

With advancements in technology, the majority of people today use their computers and mobile devices for online bill payments and communication purposes. It's hard to go one hour in a public place without seeing a multitude of people looking at their phones and other electronic devices. You can make things easier for you and your tenants by establishing an online portal that can be used to make rent payments, request maintenance and repairs, and communicate with you. Read More …

Three Easy Ways To Keep Your Tenants Happy And Secure A Lease Extension

24 September 2015
 Categories: Real Estate, Articles

An empty property is the best way for a landlord to lose money on their real estate investment. With rent and utility payments coming out of your own pocket, it won't take long for your lack of tenancy to send you to the marketplace with your property. Now, assuming that losing your investment isn't your end goal, it's advisable to have a strategy in place to ensure your property is only empty for infinitesimal periods of time. Read More …