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  • Home Renovations Projects That May Require A Home Inspection


    Before getting started with your next home remodeling project, it is important that you know some of the work that requires inspection and what needs to be done. For example, if you are renovating your kitchen to make it open or larger, this may require making changes to the structure of your home that need to be certified and inspected. You may also want to update wiring, which can also require inspection if you expose outdated wiring.
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  • Is Buying A House At Auction A Good Method To Use?


    A lot of homes sold through auction companies are foreclosures, and one of the main reasons people buy homes with this method is to get a good price on a house. Buying a house this way can be a good method for some people, but it is not the best option for everyone. Here are two questions you may want to ask before you choose this method to buy your next home.
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  • 3 Ideas to Build an Affordable Cabin or Vacation Bungalow


    If you have a small piece of property in the countryside or near a water, you may want to be able to enjoy it more if it does not have housing or a place to sleep. It could be a good vacation property with the addition of a small house or cabin, which can sometimes be costly. You may be looking for affordable ways to add sleeping quarters to your property, which can be done with solutions like prefab cabins or small affordable bungalow designs.
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  • Expelling A Couple Of Frequently Believed Home Buying Myths


    There are few purchases that are more important than your first house. While this can be one of the most exciting times in your life, it can also present a host of risks and problems that will need to be addressed. Sadly, there are many first-time homebuyers that make the mistake of assuming that some routine misconceptions about the home buying process are true. After you learn the realities behind the following couple of myths, you should find it easier to make the right choice for your housing needs.
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  • 3 Reasons To Hire A Property Management Company


    If you own rental property but don't want to constantly be there to check up on things, you may wish to rely on a property management company to assist you. This can significantly decrease the amount of stress that many landlords deal with on a regular basis. Knowing specific reasons why hiring a professional company could be in your best interest may motivate you to get started. Reason #1: Marketing and advertising
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  • What Real Estate Agents Credentials Means


    If you are in the process of selling your home or if you are in the process of looking for a home or property to buy, you are probably also looking for the right real estate agent to assist you. Many real estate agents have additional letters behind their name. Here is a quick breakdown of some of the top real estate credentials that you may run across and what they actually mean.
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  • How To Legally Qualify A Tenant


    When a landlord brings in a new tenant, they take the risk of the tenant not paying rent plus losing time and legal fees in the eviction process. Some landlords may try to choose tenants based on a gut feeling, but this is both a bad business practice and something that could leave them open to accusations of discrimination. To select well-qualified tenants, perform the following checks. Income Verification Common real estate thinking is that a tenant should make at least three times the rent to be able to afford a rental.
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  • Three Steps To Dealing With A Potential Bee Infestation


    Whether you are allergic or just uneasy around bees, it can be a scary experience to have your property infested with them. Because of this, you should understand a few considerations that will help you identify them properly, weigh the costs and get them removed from your property quickly and conveniently. With this in mind, read on and follow these steps, in order to handle any kind of bee issue that you have today.
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  • Rental Fraud – Avoid Falling Victim


    Looking for an apartment to rent and make your home can be exhausting. Finding the perfect location, the right price and all of the features that you want makes the search more than a little daunting. Unfortunately, these aren't the only things you should be concerned about during your search – you also have to worry about rental fraud. Rental fraud happens every day. Renters give their hard-earned money to the person they think is the landlord or property manager only to learn when the time comes to move into the apartment that they had been scammed.
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  • How To Select A Luxury Apartment


    Are you finding that your home is simply too big for you? You may find that being empty-nesters makes your home feel lonely. It may also be that you are retiring and that you don't want the upkeep of a large home. For whatever the reason, if downsizing is in your near future, but you still want to maintain a luxurious home, here are some ideas for you to consider.
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