Real Estate / Finance
How to Fix Realistic Monthly Rent for Your Rental Properties?
by Guest on Apr 25, 2013
Are you going to put up one of your properties for renting out? If yes, then obviously you would have to think of a realistic figure that you would be charging your tenants. A number of factors come into play when you are deciding the rent that tenants should pay you after they start living in your property. In order to hope for the best rentals from your property, as a landlord, you will have to think of a number of factors like size, rental demand, location, etc. Continue reading →
Mistakes to Avoid When Purchasing Your Ideal Home
by Guest on May 20, 2013
Purchasing a house is considered to be a major investment on the buyer's side. It represents years of hard work, plenty of sacrifices that enable you to save the required amount. However, it is with much regret that a large number of prospective buyers still commit serious judgmental mistakes when purchasing a home. Continue reading →
Why Tourist Destinations Real Estate is Popular with Investors
by Guest on May 24, 2013
A lot more people seem to be heading to tourist destinations these days and it is not always just to visit the famous tourist destinations, they are also choosing tourist destinations to settle down in. Continue reading →
2-Family Homes - Why Are They So Popular
by Guest on May 28, 2013
If you are looking for a profitable investment property or looking to upgrade to a new home, you might consider buying a two-family house rather than a single-family home. There are several advantages to investing in a two-family home that makes them popular choices for home buyers as well as landlords. If you are looking to invest in a rental property, a two-family home is easier to rent than a multifamily apartment complex. Continue reading →
The Top Five Reasons to Buy a New-Build Home
by Guest on Jun 24, 2013
Purchasing a new home is always a huge event in someone's life and there are many factors to consider. While the price per square foot might be higher, a new build offers a lot of advantages over its older counterparts. If you are arranging the building of a new home you get to choose the basic layout of the property. If you want the bathroom in a certain place, that can happen. Continue reading →
First Time Home Buyers Beware of These Hidden Repairs
by Diane Clarkson on Aug 6, 2013
You want a home, but you don't want to buy a money pit. Unfortunately, it's a constant battle against depreciation with real estate. Roofs leak and sag, electrical wiring frays, plumbing leaks, and appliances break. That's why you need to do a little research before signing on the dotted line. Windows are a huge investment. Continue reading →
Why Every Household Should Be Making Use of Their Loft Properly
by Guest Post on Oct 22, 2013
If you have a loft space going unused, you are missing out on maximizing a valuable area of square footage. Loft spaces are so versatile and easy to dress up into an inviting room where people will want to come in, spread out and relax. If you're stumped on where to start, however, you may feel put off by the whole thing. Continue reading →
The Top 3 Most Unique Offices in The World to Work
by Guest on Dec 2, 2013
Fluorescent lights, rows of cubicles, grey carpet and blank walls: These are the features of the archetypal modern office. They are boring and frighteningly generic. Fortunately, most offices have a bit of color hiding somewhere. Bright wall decorations, lovely landscaping or interesting people liven up these dull spaces. Continue reading →
Tips to Help You Save Money When You Move Home
by Guest on Jan 9, 2014
Moving is such a stressful time for many, but being prepared for it can make it seem so much easier. It can also be a very expensive move if you don’t plan ahead, so here are some money-saving tips to help you move efficiently and on the cheap. Continue reading →
Money Saving Renovation Ideas
by Guest Post on Jan 15, 2014
If you’re looking to renovate your house at the beginning of 2014, the good news is that you’ve picked a great time to start. At the same time, however, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with shaving the prices off the renovation or even working towards economizing your home for the future. Continue reading →
Three Places to Spend Money on the Exterior of Your Home
When you have the exterior of your home remodeled, you are investing, time, energy and convenience into the project and you want to make sure that...
When to Use a Brush, Roller or Sponge Brush
Brushes are a good choice for painting trim and woodwork. They are also useful for cutting in the edges around the top and bottom edges and corners...
Homemade Headboards-Make an Upholstered or Wooden Headboard
Homemade headboards can add a lot of personality to any bedroom. They can be coordinated with existing furniture and room decor or they can be the...
Creating a Cottage Kitchen with Bead Board
Kitchen decor can range from modern and bold to elegant and elaborate by using strategic kitchen pieces. One of the most popular decorating trends...
Gas Fireplace Diagnostics and Troubleshooting
Follow these steps for diagnosing and troubleshooting Gas Fireplaces repairs. For the average DIYer, this may seem intimidating, depending on the...
An All-Inclusive Guide to Eco-Friendly Interior Design: 5 Ways to Do It Best
Over 100 countries have enforced policies on sustainable consumption and production according to the 2018 UN Sustainable Development Goals Report....
on May 3, 2023
Unique Ways to Clean Your Window Tracks
As we get closer to springtime you might be noticing that your windows need a good cleaning. Not only is it your windows, but it is the window...
on Apr 3, 2023
Navigating Singapore's Property Regulations: A Guide for Foreign Investors
Singapores property market has been attracting foreign investors for many years, thanks to its stable economy, strong legal system, and transparent...
on Mar 22, 2023
What Truck Size Do I Need to Move a 3-Bedroom House
Moving to a new home can be a complex and stressful process, but with the help of the right truck size, you can make it a smooth and seamless...
on Feb 13, 2023
Five Tips to Take Better Care of Your Basement Insulation
Basement waterproofing is an essential part of home maintenance, as it helps to protect the basement from moisture, flooding, and other...
on Feb 12, 2023
What Type of Licensed Contractor Should You Hire?
on Feb 28, 2017
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Looking for a specialty project? There are many types of contractors available for your home improvement needs. Finding the right type of...
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