February 2016


Spring Real Estate Makeovers: Clean, Stage, or Renovate

February 26, 2016

Spring is almost here. So what’s the best way to tackle your home; clean, stage, or renovate? It’s that time of year when homeowners and renters get restless. Some will seize the opportunity to move, while others will settle for making over their existing spaces. Either way that may require some organizing, clearing out, or […]

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Is Now A Good Time To Refinance?

February 24, 2016

Mortgage interest rates have taken a roller coaster ride over the past few weeks. Just when it appeared that rates would climb to two year highs the market shifted in the opposite direction.  Interest rates continue to fall and have again crept near historic levels.  This presents homeowners, and real estate investors, with an opportunity […]

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Benefits Of Rental Property Ownership

February 19, 2016

It is difficult sometimes to think about the future. Five, ten and even twenty years down the road can seem like an eternity.  The reality is that the future often comes much quicker than we would like.  That is why it is important to build a solid real estate portfolio today to brace for the […]

The Nuts And Bolts of Flipping Houses: How To Be Successful

February 12, 2016

What does it take to be successful at flipping houses? Flipping houses has become fashionable – thanks to reality TV – a new period of growth in the US real estate market, and a new line up of celebrities renovating and reselling high-end luxury homes. It can be fun and profitable. For many, including stock […]

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6 Ways To Invest In Real Estate Without Getting A Mortgage Loan

February 5, 2016

How can individuals expand their investments in real estate without dealing with getting a mortgage loan? There are pros and cons to using mortgage loans to finance real estate investments. Some wouldn’t dream of investing without using mortgages, but it’s not the top choice for everyone.  So what options are there for those wanting to […]

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Home Buyers: How And When To Exit A Real Estate Contract

February 3, 2016

Can home buyers get out of a real estate contract after it is signed? If so, how do they do it? It’s a common question and concern. Can you gracefully exit a purchase and sales contract once you’ve executed one? If so, when is the best time to back out? What is the right way […]