A Multi-Family Home

  • Exposing Common Misconceptions About Buying Investment Properties

    16 February 2016

    For those that are looking to make a sound investment, real estate should almost always be considered. In addition to being able to dramatically increase in value over the time you own it, investment properties can also generate regular payments from rent. Yet, some individuals may not seriously consider this choice because they are under the impression that a couple of fairly common misconceptions regarding investment properties are true. Dispelling the notions behind these myths will allow you to make a more informed choice when it comes to meeting your investment needs.

  • Property Management Advice: How To Winterize Your Properties' Irrigation Systems

    15 February 2016

    As a property manager, it is your responsibility to make sure that all aspects of the properties you manage are ready for the winter. Before winter really strikes, you need to make sure that all the irrigation systems at the properties you are in charge of have been winterized.  Consequences Of Failing To Winterize Your Irrigation System To start with, you need to understand the consequences of failing to winterize your irrigation system.

  • Tips For Making Sure Your Tenants Pay Their Rent On Time

    15 February 2016

    Being a property manager can be a lucrative business if you are good at managing the cash flow of your tenants and collecting rent. In fact, one of the biggest deciding factors in whether or not you are a successful property manager is your ability to collect rent. Unfortunately, tenants may or may not be the most fiscally responsible people. For this reason, it is up to you to find ways to make them pay the rent on time if you want to be a successful property manager.

  • 3 Ways A Multifamily Home Will Save You Money

    12 February 2016

    Whether you are looking at apartments, condos, or duplexes, there are several ways that buying a single unit in a multifamily home will reduce your long term investment costs.  Heating and Cooling Costs  Since you will share either a wall or a floor or ceiling with another unit, your heating and cooling costs should be naturally lower. This is because the other unit acts as a large insulation barrier to the outdoors.

  • 3 Specialty Inspectors To Hire Before Purchasing Your Next Home

    12 February 2016

    Investing in a home with serious flaws could be costly. If you are in the market to purchase a home, you likely know that a home inspection can play a crucial role in identifying major problems that could cost you a lot of money to repair in the future. In addition to hiring a licensed home inspector to give a potential property the once-over, it can be beneficial to invest in specialty inspectors as well.

  • Three Tips For New Home Buyers

    11 February 2016

    Buying a home can be an exciting process, but the learning curve can be very steep. Purchasing a family home can easily be one of the largest purchases you ever make, so it is important to take the decision slowly and consider all aspects. Once you have weighed the pros and cons and decided to go forward with the purchase, the process may take a while. You have to get approved, find a home, and sign the papers.

  • Is An Adjustable or Fixed-Rate Mortgage Best?

    10 February 2016

    When it comes to investing in a mortgage, it can be a scary thing if it is the first time. A mortgage can be a great thing as it allows you to buy a home even when you don't have the full amount to cover the payment. Once you have chosen the house you want to purchase, it is time to apply for the mortgage loan. Here is where the choices can be mind boggling.