• June 18, 2021

10 smart financial moves to make in 2018

“Financial planning is about providing guidance you can trust.” It is always beneficial to plan and have a plan for your future finances ready. You certainly don’t want to make the same financial mistake you made before. It is also important to plan your investments well. The 2018 Budget was recently announced and while there…

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The 6 best flooring options for bathrooms

There is a big difference between the type of flooring you use for the living areas of your home and the bathroom. Once you get past looks, durability, cost, and other commonalities, you need to consider a factor that no other area in your home (except the basement) has: water. Since the bathroom will always…

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Real Estate Investing: 4 Magic Numbers to Make You Rich and Rich!

When it comes to real estate investing, particularly residential real estate, the likelihood that you will fall in love with a real estate asset is greater than that of other less tangible asset classes (bonds, stocks, pensions, etc.). Many people fall in love with toxic properties that look good to the eye or feel good…

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Home renovations that are illegal to do on your own

No matter how skilled or knowledgeable you are, there are some home renovations that are against the law. There are many reasons why these projects are illegal to “DIY“But it’s primarily due to the fact that they involve complicated codes and procedures, requiring specialized licensing, training, and equipment. Examples include water heater replacement, plumbing work,…

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Property Management 101: Rental Property Brands

From a property management point of view, branding covers the personal branding of property managers. This includes signage (office and street signs), office, website, profiles, uniforms, brochures, window cards, and the properties you are renting. If a home is not well presented, it will reflect on the property owner and manager as well as the…

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Achieving New Years Resolutions: The Pros and Cons of Goal Setting and Vision Boards

Do you have a vision board, a visual representation of your goals and dreams? A vision board can be a collage of pictures and words arranged in a specific way, cut and pasted onto a board. Traditionally, a vision board is mounted on a wall in the office or in your home. You can also…

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The Single Member LLC – Should You Use One?

The correct use of entities in a real estate investment business is one of the most common mistakes I see investors make. A Sole-Shareholder Limited Liability Company or SMLLC, being the most common. In the states that we work in, we are fortunate to have the opportunity to use SMLLC because not all states allow…

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How do I get my mortgage company to approve my insurance check? An insider’s guide

A loss of your property, to say the least, is a complicated and time-consuming process. Getting that insurance check (also called a loss draft) is often only half the battle. If you have a mortgage, your mortgage servicing company, as well as the entities that invest in your loan (such as Fannie Mae and Freddie…

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Is that really camping?

This is an aspect of the camp that generates endless discussion, mainly how other people are doing it! Purists – backpacking campers – look at luxury motorhomes and fifth wheel trailers and say, “That’s not REAL camping!” For their part, the owners of the sumptuous wheeled excavations look at the little tents and say, “Poor!…

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Dean Graziosi’s earnings review from real estate now: is it really true?

Who is Dean Graziosi? Dean Graziosi is a multimillionaire and a very successful author and real estate expert. He has over 20 years of experience teaching people how to take their simplified business strategies and use them to make money in today’s bad economy and declining housing market. His first glimpse of success came at…

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