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Homeowners Association 101: 6 Tips For Effective Community Management

If you live in a subdivision, condominium building, or planned community, chances are, you’re a part of a homeowners’ association (HOA). You might even be a member of the HOA board that manages your community. If so, you should know that managing a homeowners’ association is a significant commitment that requires enough knowledge, energy, and time. A well-run community... ❯❯❯

Understanding the Difference between a Real Estate Agent, a Broker, and a Realtor

Are you browsing for a new place to live or interested in selling or renting your property? Inevitably during this process, you will meet with one or all of the following: a real estate agent, a broker, or a realtor. The three words are usually used interchangeably, but there actually is a difference among them. All three roles fall under the category of real estate professional, but they vary... ❯❯❯

Interior Design Ideas to Transform Your Rental

Across the United States, renting is on the rise. There are certainly upsides to renting- being able to relocate or travel allows for a lot of freedom, and there is much less responsibility when it comes to the exterior of the building, fixtures, and appliances. But feeling at home in your rental can be a challenge; limitations to pet ownership, decorating, and modification of the property are... ❯❯❯

4 Hassle-Free Steps To Sell Your Home Fast

A house is a valuable investment. It is where you begin to plan for your future, spend your time with loved ones, or start a family. But there may come a time when you'll need to let go of it for a variety of reasons. It may include a job at a different location, new goals, or a growing family. Whatever your reason is, keep in mind that you may face challenges or setbacks when selling your... ❯❯❯

How to Safely Rent to Students

Do you own properties near a college campus or university? If so, this means that you will most likely be renting to students. While there are certain considerations and needs to take into account when renting to a younger and more inexperienced part of the population, have no fear! It is very possible to safely rent to students effectively. Let’s look at some key considerations: Location ... ❯❯❯

Top 10 Home Remodeling Mistakes To Avoid

Renovating a home is something many homeowners perhaps dream of. However, home remodeling can be stressful, frustrating, and costly if you overlook small details, which can lead to huge mistakes, which can in turn result in a total project failure. Knowing what mistakes to avoid when remodeling your home is as important as knowing how to do the task well. If you're planning to do something that... ❯❯❯

The Best Collection of Home Comfort Products Made for Your Unique Needs

For most people, the home is a safe place. You can decompress from a long day at work, relax with your friends and family, and enjoy the comfort of your home. Whether you need to relax your mind or body, the home is a great place to do it. If you don’t feel relaxed and comfortable at home, this can lead to extra stress, tension, and eventually  burn-out. So, it’s vital to find... ❯❯❯

How to Make a Toilet Flush Better in Your Apartment

There are few things as annoying as an apartment toilet with a weak flush. Adjusting the water level in your toilet can help address the problem. By tweaking the float in the tank, you can control how much water fills up in the toilet bowl.  Each toilet comes with instructions on adjusting the float, which will vary depending on the brand of your toilet. Be careful while adjusting the float,... ❯❯❯

Plumbing Issues in Your Rental Property? Here’s How to Deal With Them

Nearly 99% of US households reported to have plumbing issues. Today, it is very uncommon for buildings and structures not to have any plumbing problems. Houses and apartments are no exception with indoor plumbing a common issue among its residents. Unfortunately, the consequences of a water leak, shortage, disruptions, and clogged drains, to name just a few, are far reaching affecting... ❯❯❯

3 Options For Financing Your First Rental Property

When it comes to investments, real estate still reigns supreme. In its last Rental Housing Finance Survey, individual investors were found to own 71.6 percent of the 20 million rental properties. Also, with more households renting than ever before and an increasing number of consumers preferring renting over buying, the market for rental properties is booming making it a go-to... ❯❯❯