Real Estate

5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Home
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5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Home

Your home’s your sanctuary. It’s where you house your family. It provides you and your loved ones safety and comfort. You’ve probably put a lot of money into your home. You may have increased its value by updating it or adding rooms. Even if you haven’t renovated your space, it still houses most, if not all, of your liquid assets. Just like your home keeps you safe, you need to keep your home safe. There are a few simple ways you can protect your home from various inconveniences that could devalue your property. Here are five tips to follow that will not only safeguard your property but also your pocketbook. Get your house covered. Yes, it’s an additional cost, but in the case of an accident or emergency, having your home insured can protect you financially. If your home isn’t insured ...
5 Tips for Selling Your Home Without the Help of an Agent
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5 Tips for Selling Your Home Without the Help of an Agent

With the ability for many employees to work from home for the foreseeable future and interest rates so low, many people are looking to sell their homes and make a move. After all, even if you moved to a place like Los Angeles or San Francisco for the job prospects and higher pay, the chances are pretty good that if you want to stay at your current job, you don't necessarily have to stay in the same state to perform your job duties. That being said, selling your home with a traditional realtor or real estate agent can cause you to lose a significant amount of the equity you've earned in closing fees. If you want to sell your home yourself, here are five tips to follow to get your property off the market without the help of an agent. Get your property ready. Before you list your home ...
Getting Into Real Estate: Tips for Investing
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Getting Into Real Estate: Tips for Investing

Long term investments are the future of budgeting and saving. And now, you don’t have to be a wizard with the stock market to invest in your future. One market that is growing rapidly is real estate. Whether you’re flipping houses or renting them out, there are plenty of ways to make a lucrative amount by investing in real estate. However, this line of work is not for the faint of heart. It takes guts, patience, and dedication to succeed. If you’re just getting in the real estate business, follow these easy tips for investing. Choose Your Type of Investment Now, you may be asking, “what does investing in real estate really mean?” The world of real estate investment is quite broad. One option is to be property owners and rent homes, condos, townhouses, or apartments on a full time or se...