Buying a Rental Property in 2022

Buying a rental property can be a great investment and perhaps even a source of income. A home’s value typically appreciates over time, so in addition to collecting monthly rent payments, you stand to make a profit should you ever decide to sell the property. However, buying a rental property is a major financial (and…

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A Beginner’s Guide to Fix & Flip Investments

If you’re thinking about investing in a fix & flip home, chances are you’ve got a great eye for potential. Many buyers run the other way when they see peeling paint and a 1970s-style kitchen, but fixing and flipping a neglected home can often be profitable. However, investing in a fixer-upper is not easy – it…

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Determining the Right Time to Refinance

If you’re a homeowner, you may have noticed that mortgage interest rates plummeted to record lows in 2020. Many homeowners took advantage of this historic dip to refinance, leaving some perhaps to worry they have missed their chance. While it’s true that interest rates have recently been creeping back up, it’s still possible to save…

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How to Make Your Offer Stand Out in a Competitive Housing Market

Are you on the hunt for a new home? If so, you’ve probably experienced some of the frustrations of today’s competitive housing market – bidding wars, lightning-quick sales, low inventory, and more. The competition is steep, and standing out is tough. But, if your offers keep coming up short, or even if you’re just getting…

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Rental Property Real Estate Investment 101

Real estate investment comes in many forms, yet one of the more popular ways remains rental properties. Being a landlord, however, can be a lot of hard work and can take up a significant amount of time. So, before investing, you should take the time to understand what owning a rental property entails. Rental Property…

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More than a Mortgage: The Additional Costs of Homeownership

When shopping for a home, it’s important to understand the full cost of homeownership. That includes costs you can plan for as well as those that can pop up unexpectedly. If you’re preparing to buy a home, be sure to budget for the bills you can predict and leave a cushion in your savings for…

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