real-estate

  • How to Predict Real Estate Trends

    Real estate is often seen as a market that is difficult to understand for some investors. However, real estate follows a continuous cycle, repeating itself once about every eighteen years. You can predict the real estate trends as they follow these four basic phases. Recovery In recovery, people are trying to recover what they lost in the economy's nasty downturn.  Many times, this evokes the desire to hide everything in a safe place.
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  • Asbestos Management Planning: 3 FAQs

    By the time they're moving into a new home, many people are not aware that they're required to have and to maintain an updated asbestos management plan. Upon this realization, several homeowners choose to draft plans on their own due to the relative ease of this activity. This article provides answers to three common questions that a new homeowner may have about asbestos. Before drafting an asbestos management plan, you'll need to identify the various asbestos-containing materials within and around the residential premises, the type of asbestos contained in these materials and the distribution of these materials.
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  • Property Management Firm Vs On-Site Body Corporate Manager

    An investment in residential real estate should always be accompanied by a similar investment in the professional management of the acquired property. Professional property management services allow owners of residential rental property to sit back and wait for their investment to pay off. Property management companies and body corporate managers are often trusted with the professional management of residential property. This article discusses a few reasons why hiring an on-site body corporate manager makes for a better investment than hiring a property management company.
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  • Try These Easy Remodeling Projects For Your Rental Property

    When you have rental property, you want to keep it in good condition so that future tenants are interested in it. It is a good idea to look through the rental units after each tenant moves out so you can figure out what improvements need to be made. Here are some easy improvements to consider making with your rental property when you are between tenants. Paint the Walls A great way to improve the overall appearance of the rental unit or home is to give it a fresh coat of paint.
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  • Application and Closing Costs You Will Pay When Buying a House

    Just like many other things you buy, there are certain costs associated with buying a house. Take the case of a car for instance. After paying the purchase price at your local dealer's shop, you are also expected to pay a registration fee for the identity of your car. Such fees are just part of the associated costs that comes with owning a car. Similarly, there are some extra bills you will have to foot before you can comfortably say that you have bought a house and that it belongs to you.
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  • 4 Reasons You Should Invest in Land Today

    When people think about property investments, they usually imagine owning their own family home, a holiday home, and perhaps a buy-to-let property. But one kind of property investment that is continuously overlooked is land. That's right - a plot of land is considered a property investment as well, and it can be an extremely lucrative one at that. Here are a few reasons why you should seriously consider investing in land today:
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  • Property management for tenants you know

    If you have rented out your property to a friend or family member, it can be hard to manage both the tenancy and the personal relationship. Here are some tips to make sure that everything goes as well as possible. Get the paperwork in order Before your tenant moves in, be sure to download the standard template for tenancy agreements from the department of housing in your state. Use the process of signing the agreement with your tenant to discuss and formalise the expectations you have.
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  • Why Property Management Companies May Be Helpful to You

    Owners of rental property try to keep costs low so that they can maximise their gains from that property. Some of them may even be reluctant to hire a property management company because they see it as an added cost that will reduce their profits. However, there are circumstances that may make it advisable to hire a property management company. This article discusses some of those circumstances. Use this information so that you make an informed decision about the right time for you to engage a property management company to manage your rental properties.
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  • What Every Property Manager Should Look for in Management Applications

    If you are property manager you may already know the importance of being organized and keeping updated on issues with the property. This can get challenging if you have more than one property to manage. In these cases, you may find yourself looking at a phone or tablet application that will help. Before you grab the first available free option, consider the following points you should look for in a management application.
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  • Five Essential Items You Need When Moving into a Furnished Apartment With Kids

    Moving into a furnished apartment, like those you can find through Adelaide Dresscircle Apartments, means you don't have to worry about buying or transporting furniture, but all of the beautiful furniture in your flat can be a liability if you have super active, accident-prone children. Luckily, you can protect the furniture in a furnished flat fairly easily. You just have to be willing to invest a little money into a few protective items.
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