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
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
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?
When you are building a new home you should always keep an eye on the future potential that it might have. While selling is likely not going to be at all high on your agenda if you are building the property for yourself, it is still important to consider all of the possibilities when you… Continue reading The 5 Best Upgrades to Invest in When Building a Home
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
You’ve looked high and low and you can’t find a place you want to call home. So you decide maybe you’ll just have the perfect home built for you on a piece of property that you have either found or already own. When it comes time to finance the project, you can’t just take out… Continue reading What Are Construction Home Loans?
We recently had a member ask us about an unusual situation after a tenant moved out. The tenant had given a 30 day notice to vacate. Once the tenant had moved the manager noted excessive damage to the unit. Unfortunately, the manager didn’t send out the disposition of the deposit within the 21 days prompting… Continue reading Roommates Are Okay, Subletting Is Not
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
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
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