How to move forward with your real estate investing goals

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When I first started out on my real estate investing journey, I took the time to get educated in various aspects before proceeding with my first investment purchase. However, I knew that getting educated was only part of the process – at some point I would have to pull the trigger and actually purchase the property to meet my investing goals. Although this can be very daunting, and an expensive lesson should you make any mistakes, you cant be afraid of it. Here are some tips to fully prepare yourself Read more [...]

5 Effective Ways of Adding Value to Your Home

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There are many different ways that you can add value to your home, and many of them won’t even cost you very much. If you want to increase the amount of money you can get for your house when you decide to sell, you will need to be aware of your options. These are some of the better ways to go about tacking on few extra hundred or even thousands of dollars to the price of your home when it goes on the market. Royalty Free Photo 1.      Remodel Your Kitchen One of the very best ways to Read more [...]

HVAC Problems to Look For When Buying a New Home

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You're ready to buy a new home, and the list of things you need to pay attention to is long. When you're visiting the home, don't forget to look at the HVAC system. Though it isn't the first thing you notice when you walk through the doors, an old or broken HVAC system can cost you thousands of dollars in repairs or replacements after you move in. Save yourself the extra cost by making sure it's in good order before you buy. AC Unit Leaks The heat exchange process that happens in an HVAC system Read more [...]

Debunking the costliest real estate myths for good

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It's something which you'll spend hundreds of thousands of dollars on, so to put it bluntly any mistake is probably going to hit you in the pocket pretty significantly. Unfortunately, with the internet growing at a ludicrous rate, it means that more and more untruths about real estate are being published. To the average user, it's becoming harder than ever before to filter the good from the bad and conclude what advice to take. Of course, this is the same for every industry. It's just that when Read more [...]

Should You Install a Fireplace in Your Home?

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There is a different touch to a home only a fireplace can bring. It can not only warm the feel of a living room; the comfort it brings during snowy December months is also incomparable. Installing a fireplace is a huge investment, so there are some things you need to cross off your checklist before successfully having this addition to your home. Here are four basic things to keep in mind before you get that fireplace installed. Safety Fire will always be a hazard, and storing up wood will present Read more [...]

How to Make do Without a Land Line

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Now that you have almost finished setting up your new home, you will need to make one last important decision. Do you install a land line or make do with a cellphone? To decide that, you may be tempted to look at as many options as possible. We have two compelling reasons that you should opt for a cellphone plan instead of a land line. First off, land lines are incredibly expensive investments for the return on your money. If your house is not set up for a land line, you are going to have to pay Read more [...]

Have Blinds Revived Conservatories?

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They were once billed as being one of the most value-boosting additions that a homeowner could make. As well as this, conservatories were seen as something of a luxurious room - ideal for those summer days (and nights) where one might want to enjoy the outside elements, but from the comfort of the indoors. Unfortunately, all this changed. What seemed like a shrewd investment quickly became an absolute nightmare for a lot of people. While conservatories were ideal for small periods of a year, at Read more [...]

How to Sell Your House on FSBO Real Estate Websites

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Selling your home can be a great deal of work if you will do it the traditional way. Marketing of the property, negotiating with the buyer, and paper works can seem intimidating, thus many choose to hire an agent to do these for them. But what those people may not know about is that, being involved in the sales process of their property can be more effective and economical than using an agent. You can sell your house on for sale by owner (FSBO) sites and reach potential buyers from all over Australia.  Selling Read more [...]