2 Things Buyers Overlook When Shopping For A New Home

Making the decision to invest in a new home can be exciting, but the process of purchasing real estate can be overwhelming as well. Unfortunately, between requests for your credit reports and appointments for walk-through inspections, it can be easy to overlook some basic things that can have a huge impact on your happiness level in your new home in the future. Here are two things you should be watching for as you shop for a new home. Read More 

Just Bought A Home? Go Shopping For Safes

After you go through the extensive process of buying a home, you now have a place to call your own. While you will likely want to go food and furniture shopping to prepare your home for daily life, you should also think about home safety and security, which you can increase in a variety of ways. Shopping for safes is a perfect way to get reliable protection for sentimental or valuable items and important documents. Read More 

Keep Good Tenants In Your Rental Properties By Treating Them With Respect

All property managers have horror stories of tenants that made their lives miserable and left thousands of dollars of damage to the rental unit when they moved. Tenants also have horror stories of neglectful, rude or downright criminal landlords who they couldn't wait to get away from. To attract and keep great tenants, you need to treat them well and show that you appreciate them. Allow Reasonable Alterations to the Rental Units Read More 

Transitioning From A One-Bedroom To A Studio Without Sacrificing Privacy

If you are trying to pay off debt or save money in a city with high rents, one of the quickest ways to do this is through downsizing. While living with roommates is a possibility, if you value your privacy, you may not want to go with this option. If you have a one-bedroom apartment then decreasing to a studio apartment is an option. If you want private space for your bedroom, here are some ways to transition to a studio without feeling you are always in the open. Read More 

When You’re Moving: How To Speed Up The Packing Process And Avoid Losing Anything

Packing for a move, and the move itself, is not among the most exciting things that can happen in your lifetime. In fact, it can be one of the most daunting tasks ever. You may even be worried about losing pieces of important belongings here and there throughout the process. With a few tips, you may not be able to squeeze all of the boring out of the process, but you can make it a bit more bearable by knowing that there is less of a chance of losing anything. Read More