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What To Expect When Moving From A House To An Apartment

October 12th, 2017
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Moving from a house to an apartment can be a significant adjustment.

Moving from a big house to an apartment can provide you with a fresh new start. In fact, these changes may appear scary on the surface, but the reality is that there is absolutely nothing for you to fear. Here are some things you should come to expect as you move from a house into an apartment. Read the rest of this entry »

The 2 Best-Kept Secrets For Selling Your Home Quickly

October 5th, 2017
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Putting your home on the market can be a very overwhelming process.

Putting your beloved home on the market can be extremely stressful, especially in today’s climate. Week after week of showings requires your house to be presentable always, plaguing you with the hassle of leaving at a moment’s notice. In fact, when you have pets or children, that stress is multiplied. But, buyers will be most interested in your home the first few weeks it’s on the market, so you need to hit the ground running and sell before your listing grows stale. The first thing your potential buyers are going to notice is your exterior and landscape- does your home have attractive curb appeal? If not, then it’s the perfect place to start as we divulge the very best kept secrets for the quick sale of your home. Read the rest of this entry »

4 Cold, Hard Facts About Real Estate Home Selling

September 28th, 2017
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Before you put your home on the market, there are a few things you must do!

Honesty is always the best policy, particularly when it refers to selling residential real estate. In fact, knowing how to best market your home and how to attract actual potential buyers is something that all home sellers need to learn and understand before putting their home on the market. Here are just some cold hard truths that every residential real estate home seller must know going in. Read the rest of this entry »

The Top 2 Things To Look For In Your First Home

September 22nd, 2017
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There is a lot that goes into buying your first home.

Stuck with noisy neighbors upstairs? Ready to move out of Mom and Dad’s basement? Whatever the case may be, purchasing your first home is surely a new experience and can be highly overwhelming. In fact, although most people associate homes with white picket fences and granite countertops, there is a lot more to consider as you embark on the house hunting journey for your very first home. As a result, there is a ton of serious consideration that you need to make when it comes to purchasing that very first home of yours. While it can be easy to get lost in the dream of what owning a home looks like, the reality is that it can be expensive. Here are some helpful tips for every first-home buyer to follow so that they are not stuck with a beautiful home that they just can’t afford! Read the rest of this entry »

Ask These Questions Before Planning The Next Association Management Meeting

September 1st, 2017
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Knowing the best ways to conduct an association management meeting is critical.

Association management is not the easiest task, but doing a little bit of advance planning can go a long way. Before you start planning the next meeting as part of your association management duties, ask these questions to yourself and your team. Read the rest of this entry »

The Attractions Of Commercial Real Estate

September 14th, 2017
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Investing in commercial real estate is a wonderful idea.

Real estate investing has become a popular industry. In fact, there are a ton of benefits that come with investing in commercial real estate properties. As a result, here are some incredible perks that accompany commercial real estate investments. Read the rest of this entry »

Get To Know The Neighborhood Of Renters You Are Serving

September 8th, 2017
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Understanding your renters is the best way to manage!

Serving renters in the neighborhood of your real estate properties can be tricky if you have no idea who they are. One of the best ways to actually boost the value of your rental property is by getting to know the neighborhood of renters that you are serving. This real estate tip is easier than you think. Here are some of the best ways that you can get to know your neighbors and improve your real estate property at the same time. Read the rest of this entry »

3 Types Of Commercial Real Estate Leases

August 22nd, 2017
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Baltimore is known for a wide array of commercial real estate opportunities.

Commercial real estate leases can sometimes feel incredibly daunting. In fact, since they are often long-term commitments, fear is a natural feeling to have. However, the reality is that most commercial real estate leases are not scary. When it comes to commercial real estate leases, there are three different types. Here is a straightforward breakdown of the various types of commercial real estate leases available and which one is best for you. Read the rest of this entry »

How To Raise Rent Without Losing Tenants

August 16th, 2017
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Avoiding losing tenants just by raising the rent!

One of the most challenging parts that come with being a property manager is setting and raising the rent. Many property managers worry that raising the rent will result in good tenants leaving for other properties and an increased number of vacancies. Setting a rent price for your units is not as simple as looking at comparable locations and pressing a button. Here are just some of our best tips for raising the rent without losing valued tenants. Read the rest of this entry »

Intelligent Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Property Management Company

August 11th, 2017
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Finding a quality property management company requires a lot of inquisitive questions!

Choosing the right property management company to take care of the investment you’ve made in your property is one of the most important decisions you will make. While managing properties on your own is sometimes a good decision, many times it’s just too overwhelming. If you don’t take the time to properly interview your property management company candidates beforehand, you could end up with your property in the wrong hands. Read the rest of this entry »