• Real Estate General

    5 Need-to-Know Real Estate Investing Tips

    When it comes to investing, there’s a broad range of strategies to consider. As you choose the right option for you, there is a lot to think about. Not only is it important to understand how different investment vehicles work, but it’s also important to diversify your portfolio of investments in order to safeguard your assets and mitigate risk. One area of investment that many people don’t always consider is real estate investing. While real estate investments can seem a little offputting if you’re not a real estate agent, it’s actually possible to capitalize on real estate in a variety of ways as an investor and get monumental returns in…

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    5 Reasons to Visit Birmingham, Alabama

    Birmingham, Alabama is a unique place, to be sure. As the current largest city in Alabama, Birmingham is home to a variety of history, sights, and restaurants that will more than fill out the day of any sightseers that are interested in visiting. To help you plan out your trip to the area and learn what to expect, here are a few things to consider before you visit. The variety of activities you can partake in around the Birmingham area is rather remarkable. Birmingham has a number of parks to explore, in addition to a zoo and the local botanical gardens. Zoos, in particular, are great places to go for…

  • Housing,  Investing,  Real Estate General

    3 Things You Should Double-Check Before Investing in a New Piece of Property

    Investing in real estate can be a great way to have a steady income, as long as it’s done right. Like any business endeavor, there are risks that come with real estate investment—this is why anyone considering investing in a property should ensure their investment will be profitable. But before you start investing, there are a few things you need to check on to help make the process go smoother. The State Of The Market First and foremost, you need to check on the condition of the market you plan on investing in—if you have a specific town or city in mind, you need to do proper market research. Are…

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    Are Police Reports Public Record in Arkansas?

    If you find yourself in a sticky situation in Arkansas, you might have a lot of questions. Arrests and public records vary from state to state, so you should have a good understanding of what you’ll be facing no matter where you are. Here’s everything you need to know about being arrested in Arkansas.  What Are The Laws In Arkansas? You should always know the laws of your area, even if you’re only visiting. In Arkansas, you can be arrested for disorderly conduct which is good to know if you’re planning to enjoy a night on the town or an Arkansas State Red Wolves Game. An arrest of disorderly conduct…

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    3 Must-Have Home Modifications for Seniors Aging in Place

    If you’re growing old and are resistant to the idea of moving into a nursing or retirement home, you may enjoy the idea of aging in place. Aging in place is a practice where those with disabilities or those who are in old age make modifications to their residence so that they can age and live comfortably in their own home. Not only does this allot you freedom and comfort, but if done in advance and efficiently, the modifications made to your home for aging in place can be less costly than paying to live in a facility like a nursing or retirement home. Aging in place is also a…

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    Who is Responsible for Bat Damages if I Live in an Apartment?

    Many tenants of apartment complexes have the same question. They want to know if landlords or Fresno rental property management are responsible for bat damages and removal if the problem occurs.  The first thing residents and landlords need to know is that bat infestations can be dangerous, not only to the property, but to humans, as well. So, it’s in everyone’s best interest to take care of a bat problem quickly and efficiently. But who is responsible for the damages? Read on below to find out.  Don’t attempt removal yourself Before we get into whether it’s the landlords or the tenants responsibility to fix damages it’s important to stress how…

  • Housing,  Real Estate General

    A Bi-Yearly Maintenance Schedule for Busy Landlords

    Being a landlord can be difficult (it turns out Mr. Roper from Three’s Company wasn’t always grumpy for no reason). It can get rather hectic, especially if you’re dealing with multiple tenants. One of the most frustrating parts of being a landlord is maintenance. This can be especially challenging if you don’t have the funds to hire a property manager and/or a maintenance service. If you’re not careful, before you know it, the property is falling apart due to putting off maintenance. Regardless of whether you’re able to hire a maintenance service or not, it’s best to know the basics of bi-yearly maintenance so you can ensure everything is getting…