Technology is changing the way virtually every business works in the 21st century and real estate is no exception. Today, technology is assisting people working in real estate more than ever before. Technology has simplified many jobs and helps people keep up with the breakneck market place in the real estate world today.
4 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Real Estate Businesson Tue, Jan 22, 2019
Tips for Managing Your Contractors Effectivelyon Thu, Jan 17, 2019
Achieving success in the completion of any construction project depends on how effectively you can manage your contractors from when the task begins until the end. Competent contractors should accomplish the task at hand within the set time limit, and they should offer quality services as well. If you want your contractors to meet your expectations, you should adopt the approach that will help you manage them accordingly. Below are some of the tips you can consider adopting for effective management of contractors.
How to Get Started Investing in a New Region (Plus Some Words of Caution)on Tue, Jan 08, 2019
There are many advantages to broadening an investment portfolio by going outside your usual geographic area and getting started investing in a new region. There are different types of regions to consider.
4 Best Ways to Start Investing in Real Estate Later In Lifeon Wed, Jan 02, 2019
Investing in real estate is one of the safest ways to preserve or build wealth and to generate income. When we get to later in life many of us want projects to be simple, safe, and profitable. By choosing wisely, real estate investing delivers on all three. But, like everything else, there are simple steps to follow, and other steps to avoid. Let us look at the best ways to start investing in real estate when you get older.
The Real Estate Maxim to Take with a Grain of Salton Tue, Dec 18, 2018
Almost everyone says the three most important words in real estate are Location, Location, Location. They are not. As an investor looking to buy a rental property and to make money on it from Day 1, the three most important words are: Location, Condition, Price. Let us briefly discuss each one so you will know why you should take that maxim with a grain of salt.
California Voters Nix Proposition 10, More Rent Controlson Tue, Dec 11, 2018
A key problem to examine before investing in rental property in California is the applicability of rent controls. California voters nixed Proposition 10 during the November 2018 elections which would have repealed the 1995 Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, a law that limits municipalities ability to issue rent controls.
2 Potential Maintenance Hazards to Look Out Foron Tue, Dec 04, 2018
You want to buy an investment property to rent out so you get immediate income or to flip for a fast profit? A lot of future rental properties need a little TLC. They may need a deep clean, some painting, replacing carpets or appliances, or some outside work. This is quite usual, and something you take into account when you write your initial offer. You also know that your home inspector may discover something that the current owner will pay for or you can use to renegotiate the price. The last thing you want is for your property to develop a serious maintenance problem that will cost you time, money, and hassle. These maintenance hazards are not always obvious, even to professional inspectors. Here are two to look out for.
Investors: Are Hoarder Houses Worth It?on Tue, Nov 27, 2018
Many investors like finding hoarder houses. It looks like a great opportunity. Properties that are in bad condition are often available at a low price and resold for a good profit. However, renovating a hoarder house usually involves more than just hauling out a lot of junk. Before you sign on the dotted line, consider several pros and cons and try to determine if the venture will provide a good enough return on investment.
3 Ways to Make Landlording Less Hands-Onon Tue, Nov 20, 2018
Many people invest in real estate to generate profits by way of renting out the properties they own. It's an excellent source of income and there are untold numbers of landlords who have created immense wealth. The truth is, however, that it's no easy task to be a landlord. In fact, it can be downright exhausting to manage one property, let alone several. There are ways, however, that a landlord can turn their rentals into a hands-off business, so they can rest, relax and enjoy the life they dream about.
5 Problems to Look for Before Investing in Rental Properties in Californiaon Thu, Nov 15, 2018
Investing in rental properties is not always cut and dry, whether you're an experienced investor or newcomer. Investing can be very rewarding and profitable if you know what you're doing - and are ready to put in the effort to make the money your investment deserves. Your ultimate goal, of course, is, to find a positive cash flow property in a profitable real estate market and hopefully take advantage of long-term real estate appreciation.