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Three Situations In Which It Pays To Rent, Rather Than Buy, A House

Posted by on Feb 26, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

The decision to buy or rent a house hinges on many factors. However, there are some situations in which it is best to rent a house rather than buy one. For example, you may be better off with the rental option if you: Move a Lot If you move a lot, then it pays to rent a home that to buy one because you don’t have to worry about your disposing of your home every time you wish to relocate. You may think that all you have to do is put up your house for sale, but things aren’t that simple in the real world. The process of selling a...

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How To Make Eco-Friendly Choices In Your Home Renovation

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

 If you are remodeling your home, you have the chance to make choices that can help the environment. Making your renovation more Eco-friendly can be as easy as choosing the right building materials. It can also increase your property value. Here are some ways that you can make Eco-friendly choices in each area of your home renovation. Flooring The carpet in your home can emit volatile organic compounds (VOCs), especially when it is new. This indoor air pollution can cause many different kinds of health problems. Luckily, there are...

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How To Get Started As A Property Manager

Posted by on Feb 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Getting a job as a property manager can be an amazing break for people that are good with money, people and keeping track of small details. However, if you’ve just gotten a property manager job and feel a little bit over your head, follow these basic guidelines to get a head start on your success. Create a Contact List Before you start your job as a property manager, you need to create a highly-detailed contact list that includes the names of all of your tenants, their phone numbers, their e-mail and their license plate numbers. This...

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Moving 101: Preparing Your Refrigerator For The Move

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When it is time to move, you want to make sure that you bring anything of value with you, including your kitchen appliances. One of the most potentially stressful items to prepare for the move is the refrigerator. Not only are refrigerators cumbersome, but they have a tendency to leak. Thankfully, moving your refrigerator doesn’t have to be stressful; just remember F-R-I-D-G-E. Furniture Dolly The first thing that you’ll want to do is prepare the supplies for the move. Renting a furniture dolly will make moving your...

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Common Questions Concerning Using A Mobile Security Interface

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When most people think of home security systems, they think of an integrated system at their house that is monitored by a remote company. While this is how many home security systems still work, there is one new concept that has take home security to a completely different level. Not only are alarm systems monitored by the security company and local authorities, but closely by the homeowner as well. Mobile security places a direct monitoring system right in the hands of the homeowner no matter where they may be at the time. If you are...

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Dress Up Your Kitchen Countertop And Cabinets Before You Sell Your Home

Posted by on Feb 2, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are planning to put your home up for sale, you need to get it dressed first. A home buyer will instantly be turned off by an unsealed or scratched countertop, as well as kitchen cabinets that look like they could be in better shape. If you follow the tips below, your home will be all dressed up and ready to go. Kitchen Countertop If your kitchen countertop has not been replaced in a while, you may want to consider doing this. You will find countertops in a variety of materials so you can find something that fits within your budget....

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Keep Your Carpet Clean Between Steams

Posted by on Jan 20, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Regular maintenance of your carpet prolongs its life and beauty. If you have new carpet, you were likely instructed to have it professionally cleaned at regular intervals to keep the warranty valid. These tips can help keep the carpet in better condition after cleaning, but you will still need to have it deep cleaned periodically. Tip #1: Start a Shoes-Off Policy Your feet track in most of the oily dirt that clings to your carpet fibers or works its way deeply into the carpet. Implementing a no-shoes policy inside the house will cut down...

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Tips To Use When Buying A New Home

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are on the market to buy a home, you most likely feel a bit overwhelmed and unsure of the process that you may soon be facing. Buying a home is an exciting time in your life, but it should be done with some prior knowledge about the way the system works so you do not become victim of a sale you are better off without. Here are some tips to use when looking at homes, helping you make the right choice. Do Not Settle For Less Make a list of the features you would like to have in your home. Stick with your wants when you look at homes. If...

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How To Seek A Lease-To-Own Real Agreement As A Renter

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You’ve just moved to a new area, or you want to buy a home, but don’t have the credit to buy property yet. There are many reasons why one might want to have a lease-to-own transaction. With this agreement, the person renting the home may have the option to buy the home at the end of the lease, or within a certain timeframe. A rent-to-own real estate agreement can have numerous personal and financial benefits for renters, as well as homeowners.  The reasons for renters to enter a lease-to-own agreement include may include: A...

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Finding The Best Retirement Communities For People Who Are Semi-Retired

Posted by on Jan 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

You no longer want to cope with all the work required to maintain your house and property. Since you’re a senior citizen or approaching senior age, you think buying a manufactured home, a condo or an apartment in a retirement community might be a nice option. However, you want to work part-time for at least a few years yet. Consider the features to look for in a retirement community if you plan to continue working for now. General Policies for Residents Your first step is to learn which communities accept residents who are still...

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