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3 Ways To Transition From Renting Commercial Real Estate To Buying

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

Buying commercial real estate is a sure sign of growth for a business. When you purchase real estate rather than renting or leasing it, you’re afforded a great deal more flexibility — and you can rest assured that you won’t need to change locations for some time to come. But it does come with some new transitions. Here are a few things you should keep in mind to make the changes easier. 1. Update All Your Insurance Policies Many insurance policies will change when you are no longer renting but instead buying. While you may...

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Tips When Buying A Home For The First Time

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

As you get older, an important decision you may have to make is buying a home. In order to get through this process and find the right home for you and your family, you can consider these tips. Get Approved for a Mortgage In order to finance your home, you need to get approved for a mortgage by a mortgage broker in Bonnyville. This doesn’t have to be as hard as it seems if you take the right steps. First, you need to start building up your credit. This shows that you have responsible spending habits, and that you are able to make...

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Tips And Tricks For Taking Better Indoor Picture For Your MLS Listing

Posted by on Mar 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Awful pictures can reduce interest in your MLS listings. While many people don’t have problems taking good exterior pictures of houses, interior pictures are a different matter altogether. Here are a few tips to help you take better pictures of your properties’ interiors: Have a Point of Interest Don’t just hold up the camera and shoot, you need to create a point of interest in each picture even if your main aim is to show the size and shape of a room. You can do this by identifying an object of interest and using it as your...

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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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