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It is an American tradition … we always like to know how the other half lives. We are not jealous or envious, we just like to dream and plan so that one day, we might be able to ascend to that level. When we ride through neighborhoods that are obviously “the high life,” we like […]

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High Tech Growth Fuels Housing Boom in 5 American Cities! #housing2017 #realestate

According to Moody’s Analytics, robust growth in American high technology companies is fueling a housing boom in the following American cities: Nashville, Tennesee Raleigh, North Carolina Austin, Texas Charlotte, North Carolina Cambridge, Massachusetts Nashville According to the Greater Nashville Association of Realtors, real estate prices have increased 49% over the past 4 years! Moody’s Analytics […]

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Replace Wood Retaining Wall with Concrete? #propertymanagement

We have a rental property (townhouse) with a wood retaining wall that keeps soil from sliding downhill from the property next door. The wall is at least 25 years old, and it is now leaning due to very heavy snowfall last winter. A contractor suggested using concrete blocks for the replacement, which would require less […]

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Chasing #Foreclosures! The #Dungeon House! #foreclosure #realestate

It’s Foreclosure Saturday! We have a standing appointment every Saturday to meet with our Real Estate Broker and look at foreclosures. We believe the real estate market is poised to take off and we want to be on-board the rocket ship! Therefore, we are always looking. When you think of foreclosures, you probably think of […]

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Chasing #Foreclosures! The Needy Upgrade House! #foreclosure

It’s Foreclosure Saturday! We have a standing appointment every Saturday to meet with our Real Estate Broker and look at foreclosures. We believe the real estate market is poised to take off and we want to be on-board the rocket ship! Therefore, we are always looking. When you think of foreclosures, you probably think of […]

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4 Steps to Get #Property Ready for #Rent! #propertymanagement #landlord

We have a 3 bedroom brick townhome ready for rent! It has 3 levels of living space, 1 full bathroom, 3 half baths, and a stunning brick fireplace in the lower level family room! Our lease requires that tenants have the rental property professionally cleaned when they move out. Our strategy for getting the property […]

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The Ultra-Rich Favor #RealEstate! #realestateinvesting

If you are still looking for a reason to invest in real estate, it may influence you to know that the ultra-rich favor real estate over the stock market! Real estate is what’s known as a hard asset, a tangible asset, which is something you can touch and feel. It is not bits and bytes […]

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Chasing #Foreclosures! The #TermiteHouse! #foreclosure

We recently became aware of a 3 bedroom 2.5 bath townhouse for auction. It was listed for a minimum of $207,000 plus a premium of 4.5%. We asked our Real Estate Agent for “comps” and discovered that a townhouse in the same development sold for $292,000 more than a year ago. To the naked eye, […]

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#Plumbing #Leak Damages Ceiling & Walls! #propertybrothers

We own a 2 bedroom condominium that we purchased last year. The unit above ours was foreclosed around the same time, and a new owner purchased the above unit about 6 months ago. We were able to take a peak at the above unit while it was vacant and it needed lots of work. A […]

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4 Lessons Learned – #Section8 #TenantScreening

Let me preface this post by saying that we are not casting aspersions on the Section 8 program. We can only speak from our personal experiences. During the past 2 -3 years, when we advertise a property for rent, we get many inquiries from prospective tenants who have “housing vouchers.” The “housing vouchers” go by […]