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3 Common Must-Haves for a First Home

Friday, January 18th, 2019
3 Common Must-Haves for a First Home

There are a few common things that everyone should look for in their first home.

When it comes to choosing your first home, the process is anything but a practice run. It may not be your forever home, but it’s important to consider that your first home will need to meet specific needs since you will be living there for some time and may even resell some day. This is partly why the right real estate agent is so essential to your first home search. After all, you won’t have the same kind of experience when looking for your first home, and you’ll need a real estate agent you can trust to find you a home that meets all your needs. While your home needs are unique, there are a few common things that everyone should look for in their first home. Here are three must-haves to look for in your first home. (more…)

3 Tips for Creating an Efficient Pet Policy in Your Commercial Space

Friday, January 11th, 2019
3 Tips for Creating an Efficient Pet Policy in Your Commercial Space

A pet policy is almost always a standard aspect of a leasing agreement for a residential space such as an apartment complex.

A pet policy is almost always a standard aspect of a leasing agreement for a residential space such as an apartment complex.  While these policies are crucial, they do not always thoroughly outline expectations and rules when presented to a future tenant. For this reason, many pet policies are often perceived as vague with their terms, leading to misunderstandings with tenants down the road. As you are preparing for the new year ahead, consider how you can avoid this issue as a property manager by creating a clear and efficient set pet policy for 2019. (more…)

How Investing in Commercial Real Estate Can Help Your Portfolio

Friday, January 4th, 2019
How Investing in Commercial Real Estate Can Help Your Portfolio

If you are now in search of a new investment avenue or if you want to diversify your portfolio a bit, CRE, or commercial real estate, is an excellent investment opportunity.

Many people assume that investing in commercial real estate is something reserved for investors with substantial portfolios. However, property investing doesn’t need to be reserved for the very wealthy, even though research shows that most wealthy investors commit about 15% of their portfolio to real estate. If you are now in search of a new investment avenue or if you want to diversify your portfolio a bit, CRE, or commercial real estate, is an excellent investment opportunity, and one that you should consider adding to your portfolio in 2019. (more…)