Condominium Complex how to invest in real estate beginner real estate investor

When Prospective #Tenant Wants to Move In Quickly … #tenantscreening

We have a one bedroom condominium for rent. The current tenant gave notice about 3 weeks ago. We always require 60 days notice so that we can minimize loss of rent when we have tenant turnover. We advertise using Zillow and Craigslist. It is extremely important to thoroughly screen prospective tenants! Your tenant evaluation criteria […]

DIY Drywall Repair! handsonrealestateinvesting.com how to invest in real estate investing beginner real estate investor

Ground Floor Condo Plumbing Backup & Leak! #waterdamage #propertybrothers

The disadvantage of owning a ground floor condominium is that “everything flows downhill …” Whenever there is a backup or stoppage, it occurs at the ground level due to gravity. We have owned this particular condo for 27 years, and have never had any major problems with it. Our tenant is perfect because she pays […]

Luxury Real Estate! how to invest in real estate beginner real estate investor

Tour Luxury Real Estate in #WashingtonDC! #luxuryrealestate #luxuryliving #luxurylifestyle

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 […]

Single Family Homes handsonrealestateinvesting.com beginner real estate investor how to invest in real estate

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 […]

Wood Retaining Wall how to invest in real estate beginner real estate investor real estate investing

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 […]

Chasing Foreclosures ...The Dungeon House! how to invest in real estate investing beginner real estate investor

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 […]

Kitchen Needs Upgrades how to invest in real estate real estate investing beginner real estate investor

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 […]

Galley Kitchen w/ Upgrades how in invest in real estate beginner real estate investor

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 […]

Luxury Real Estate in Washington DC Suburbs how to invest in real estate beginner real estate investor

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 […]

Termite [Photo Courtesy: commons.wikipedia.org] how to invest in real estate beginner real estate investor

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, […]