Becoming A First-Time Landlord: 3 Things To Watch Out Before Renting To A Potential Tenant

Renting out a unit in a condominium building or a rental property that you own can be a great way to earn some additional income, but it does require some special care to ensure that your new tenants are courteous and responsible. As you prepare for seeking out tenants and begin considering what makes a tenant a good one, it's best to keep the following things in mind. By screening potential tenants more extensively, you'll likely be able to have long-term tenants that you're happy renting to. Read More 

Need A Seller’s Agent? Look For These Qualities

If you are getting ready to sell your house, you'll need a good agent on your side to handle the home selling process. When deciding on an agent, look to see if they have these qualities. They Can Properly Price Your Home One of the best qualities you can find in an agent is if they know how to price a home that is for sale. If a house is priced too high, a home could sit on the market indefinitely while it sits and you pay taxes on it. Read More 

Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Rent Out A Home

Many people favor the idea of generating some extra income by buying a second home and renting it out to tenants. Doing so can certainly be profitable; your tenants will put money toward the mortgage of the property and in a matter of years, you'll have the property paid off. This will allow you to either sell the home at a profit or continue renting it out — and pocketing the rent check each month. Read More 

Spotting Signs of Potential Problems Before Buying a House

If you don't know how to spot a potential problem with a house, buying a home can be overwhelming. After all, no one wants to purchase a home only to find out they have a major problem to fix a month later. Fortunately, you can make the buying process a lot less stressful by looking for the following things every time you tour a property. Roof Problems It's very easy to get caught up in examining a home's interior features. Read More 

4 Crafty Ways To Get The Attention Of Landlords And Pre-Qualify Yourself For Luxury Apartments

Are you in the process of looking for a luxury apartment or for an apartment that is located in a coveted part of town? If so, you likely know that securing apartments in these types of neighborhoods can be competitive due to others recognizing the perks of living there. You may have already missed out on a few apartments because the landlords decided on other candidates. The following tips can help you have a better shot at getting a luxury apartment by ensuring your actions portray that you will be a good tenant for the community. Read More