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Property Manager vs. Community Manager

September 18th, 2019
Property Manager vs. Community Manager

Property managers and community managers play similar but vastly different roles. Which one is best for you?

In real estate, the terms property manager and community manager are often confused. They perform similar jobs, but the differences are major. Both types of management help with the functionality of building complexes, like apartments, but which kind do you need? Let’s take a look at each.

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Perks of Living in an Apartment

September 11th, 2019
Perks of Living in an Apartment

Considering getting an apartment? If so, you’re in for many perks.

While living in a house might be the American dream, living in an apartment too has its ideal benefits. Apartment living is the best option for many people and can be enjoyable in ways that living in a house never could. If you are thinking of living in an apartment, here is an overview of its best perks.

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The Eight Types of Shopping Malls

September 4th, 2019
The Eight Types of Shopping Malls

Retail centers are great commercial real estate to invest in. Here are the eight types.

If you are an investor, you can find plenty of benefits in investing in real estate. Retail is one of the types you can invest in, and this in itself has various advantages. Despite the seeming “death of the mall,” brick-and-mortar shopping centers still dot the United States in generous supply. No matter what, physical stores will always have a demand. As you look into investing in this type of commercial real estate, one of the first things you should know is the types of shopping malls out there. As the title implies, there are eight.

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Top Challenges for Property Managers

August 28th, 2019
Top Challenges for Property Managers

A property manager is a “jack-of-all-trades” in the real estate world.

The life of a property manager can be hectic and complex. Property managers take on many roles and must relate well in many areas of the real estate field. If you are a property manager, you may relate to the list of challenges below that property managers face. Or, if you are an owner of a property or a tenant yourself, you can understand a little better the tasks your property manager handles day by day.

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What Goes into Property Management?

August 21st, 2019
What Goes into Property Management?

Property management is one of the many roles that go into the operation of a building.

A lot goes into the workings of a business or place of residence. From the idea to the plan, from the construction to the furnishing, and from the maintenance to running the business, it takes a village to accomplish and keep up with every task. This is no less true with the ownership and maintenance of a building. Sometimes, residential and commercial property owners need a company to help them manage their property or properties. This company does what is called property management. 

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Top Challenges in Commercial Real Estate

August 14th, 2019
Top Challenges in Commercial Real Estate

Commercial real estate faces three top challenges which continue to persist throughout the second half of 2019.

2019 is already past its midpoint, yet the challenges predicted at the dawning of the year have not gone away. Rather, these issues have only continued to intensify. The market for commercial real estate shows signs of change, cues that CRE owners and investors should take to adapt to what the future seems to hold. Below is an outline of the top three challenges in commercial real estate.

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5 More Things that Homebuyers Hate

August 7th, 2019
5 More Things that Homebuyers Hate

Last week we covered five things that homebuyers hate. Here are five more things that complete the list.

Last week, we reviewed five things that prospective homebuyers hate to see in a home for sale. Because that was only half of the list, it seemed fitting to include the other five deplorables in the following article. The previous article covered the woes of dirt and grime, the presence of pets, current owners, and clutter, as well as dank bathrooms and kitchen. This article will focus on other stylistic choices plus the home’s exterior.

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5 Things that Homebuyers Hate

July 31st, 2019
5 Things that Homebuyers Hate

Target the right areas so your home can be dressed to impress.

Selling a home can take a substantial amount of effort. If you do the work, though, you can reap the best results. While there are steps to take to prepare your home for a sale, also be aware of what your potential homebuyers will hate. In other words, know what aspects of the home to target so your house is ready to wow and welcome its next owner. 

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Why Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

July 24th, 2019
Why Invest in Commercial Real Estate?

Looking for a place for your business to call home? Here’s why you should invest rather than rent.

For small to mid-sized businesses, renting commercial real estate seems the natural choice. It’s what everyone does, right? Not so. Purchasing commercial real estate has its benefits as well, and for ambitious entrepreneurs who want to go for the long haul, investing may be the way to go for the following reasons. 

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How to Sell Your House Quick

July 17th, 2019
How to Sell Your House Quick

Selling a house takes extra effort in all areas of the process.

Selling your house takes some measure of preparations. You don’t want to cut corners, and you want to get the best price. Perhaps most of all, you want to sell quickly. No matter what the reason may be, getting your house sold as soon as possible will keep the house from lessening in value and becoming stale on the market. First, however, there are a few tasks to check off to achieve the best results in your home sale.

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