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How To Increase Your Chances Of Getting Good Tenants

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on How To Increase Your Chances Of Getting Good Tenants

As a landlord, such as those at ABA Rental Properties Inc, your goal is to get the best tenant possible for your rental property. After all, every time your rental leases turn over, it costs you money. There’s the fee to the real estate agent for showing your property, the cost of having the property deep-cleaned and/or repaired for the next tenant, and of course the rental money lost during vacant periods. Here’s a list of ways to increase your chances of getting good tenants who will stay for the long term and take care of the...

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Mistakes to Avoid When House Hunting

Posted by on Jun 17, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Mistakes to Avoid When House Hunting

If you are on the market for a house, this can be an exciting time. Once you are closer to actually making an offer on a home, things can become a little more complicated. Start your search out on the right foot by avoiding common mistakes made by home buyers. Here are four mistakes you should try to avoid when house hunting. 1. Not Grasping Your Financial Picture Not knowing what you can afford will set you up for trouble since you might fall for homes that are out of your price range. By the time you know what you can afford, you might have...

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Four Things That You Can Do for Your Realtor to Help Your Home Sell

Posted by on Jun 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Things That You Can Do for Your Realtor to Help Your Home Sell

If you are trying to sell your home, your realtor might offer up advice and selling tips that you are reluctant to take on. The thing is, in a competitive market, heeding the advice of your realtor is key. Here are four things that every home seller should do in order to up their chances for offers. 1. Make Your Home Accessible for Viewings Your home will never sell if people cannot get in to see it. If you are living in your home while it is on the market, a couple of open houses during weekends might not be enough. Make sure that realtors...

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House Hunting – Flaws That Might Not Be Worth The Risk

Posted by on May 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on House Hunting – Flaws That Might Not Be Worth The Risk

If you have a limited budget when it comes to house hunting, you may have to make concessions with your deal-breaker list. Some things shouldn’t be discredited though. If you are house hunting and you know that a fixer-upper is probably more in-line with your budget, it is important to know what you can and cannot take on. Here are four home issues that might not be worth the effort when looking into homes for sale: 1. Increased Risk of Property Damage Accidents happen, but some homes may be in locations that put them in direct threat...

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Two Reasons Why You Should Obtain A Short-Term Rental

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

If you’re in the market for a new apartment, you may want to consider the benefits of a short-term lease.  A short-term apartment lease can be on a month-to-month basis or last for a few months at a time.  Many of these apartments come fully furnished, so you won’t have to be concerned with decorating or placing furniture in a residence where you don’t intend to be for very long.  Although you may be accustomed to renting apartments for a year or more at a time, use this information to learn more the...

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Create An Exercise Area In Your Apartment

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

At some apartment complexes, one of your best perks can be the use of a free exercise facility. If you’re not lucky enough to live in one of those locations, but you still want to work out at home, don’t worry. You can create your own exercise space right there in your apartment. Using an Extra Room If you have a room to spare in your apartment you can turn it into a home gym quite easily. Purchase a treadmill or exercise bike to take care of your cardio needs. For strength training, consider a multi-purpose exercise machine with...

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Save On Car Insurance By Following Some Simple Steps

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

If you are getting quotes for car insurance, from a company like Scovotti Insurance, you want to make sure you are getting the lowest quotes possible. There are many factors that go into determining the amount of your quote, and this means there are things that you can do to make it lower. Follow the tips below when you are looking for your quote to know you are seeing the best rates you can. Get multiple quotes You don’t want to sign up with the first company you get a quote from without comparing that quote to others. With so...

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Three Tips For Building Homes That Match In An Historic Neighborhood

Posted by on Feb 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

With more construction being done in in-town areas, it is not always possible to renovate a building. Sometimes, buildings have been removed and new ones built in their place. Even if you are building a new building in an historic neighborhood, you may want to stay with the historic design and details of the surrounding buildings, which can be Victorian, craftsman-style or other historic home designs from the 19th and 20th centuries. If you want to keep your new construction project in line with the historic neighborhood, here are three tips...

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Restrictions You Need To Know When You Plan To Retire In The Cayman Islands

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

The Cayman Islands are under British rule, so if you plan to retire there, you will need to know what it costs and how Americans can own Cayman residential property without British taxation. You do not have to apply for dual citizenship to reside in the Caymans; that is a myth. However, you could if you wanted to and then if you decide to get a part-time job or you want to rent your home out to tourists, you will be able to do so. Here are a few other need-to-know guidelines and laws surrounding Americans and ownership of Cayman property....

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Tips To Avoid Problems When Buying Golf Course Real Estate

Posted by on Feb 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Owning a home can be one of the most important investments that you make. In addition to providing your family with a comfortable place to live, a house can also help you build equity rather than simply making rent payments. Not surprisingly, many people want to live in nice neighborhoods, and this has made golf courses a particularly attractive option for many potential homeowners. However, buying a home next to a golf course can be different from other locations, but there are a couple of simple tips to help you avoid routine...

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