Hiring A General Contractor: When You Should and When You Shouldn’t

If you are a builder or Fix and Flipper, you have undoubtedly thought about whether or not to outsource the General Contractor role on your projects. The obvious benefit to not hiring a General Contractor is the money you will save, but what is the cost to save that money? A General Contractor is someone… Continue reading Hiring A General Contractor: When You Should and When You Shouldn’t

Real Estate Marketing and New Technologies Meet

Many industries have already changed with the changing times, gaining and building a reputation for tech savviest. One such industry is real estate. With a range of technologies in real estate postcards marketing becoming more available to realtors and as the necessity to include more services becomes more demanding, the industry itself has grown more… Continue reading Real Estate Marketing and New Technologies Meet

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How Real Estate Agents Should Give Their Clients, A BONUS?

Whether, you decide, it’s time to sell your house, or seek, to buy, the home, of your dreams, it’s important to do so, in a well – prepared, well – considered, manner, and ready, willing, and able to make wise decisions. The first decision is, whether you will hire a professional, to serve and represent… Continue reading How Real Estate Agents Should Give Their Clients, A BONUS?

How to Rent a Home Safely

Renting a home can be tricky, and finding ways to make it a safe transaction take some time and diligence. There are different considerations that must be taken into account depending on whether you are a renter or a landlord. Let’s take a few moments to look at both sides. Renting – the landlord side… Continue reading How to Rent a Home Safely

The Future Of Residential Construction Is Precast Concrete

It seems logical that the future of residential construction is going to be built with precast concrete. There are less and less people starting apprenticeships in Australia, namely bricklaying apprenticeship, despite the fact that the residential construction industry has been paying a tariff/levy/tax called the “brick levy” since the early 2000s. The brick levy was… Continue reading The Future Of Residential Construction Is Precast Concrete

Alternatives to IRR and NPV

In a previous article, I discussed the shortcomings associated with using either the Internal Rate of Return (IRR) or Net Present Value (NPV) as a return measure for income producing real estate assets. In that article, I also indicated that there are several other return measures that I prefer and those will be the topic… Continue reading Alternatives to IRR and NPV

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5 Keys To Effective Real Estate Agent Marketing

Most homeowners and potential home buyers, benefit, when they are represented by a quality, professional, real estate agent! While there are many aspects, and components, of becoming a quality agent, one of the most meaningful factors, is related to marketing. This goes, well – beyond, the obvious, simplistic factors, but, rather, refers to a combination… Continue reading 5 Keys To Effective Real Estate Agent Marketing