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The Importance of Schematics for Sewer Lines & Underground Utilities to Real Estate

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Making the decision to get into real estate as an investment seems like an easy one. However, there are so many details to consider before you actually make your first “land grab.” A big part of that is purchasing land that is currently undeveloped and looking at the schematics for sewer lines and underground utilities. Here is why these details should be important to you and why you need to examine them closer before you purchase land.…

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3 Things To Consider When Determining How Much To Offer On A Home For Sale

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Looking at homes for sale can be very fun and exciting, and when you find the one that you feel is the home for you, it is going to be up to you to put an offer in on it. With the help of your real estate agent, you are going to be able to find out exactly how much the sellers are asking for the home. From there, you are going to be able to figure out how much you should offer for the home.…

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See Signs Of Mice In Your Home? What To Beware Of

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If you can see rodent droppings around your home and there are times when you can hear small rodents throughout the walls, taking action is important. Even if you haven’t seen the rodents, if you know they are there then they are causing a health hazard in your home. Rodents can be difficult to treat on your own because they hide in the home, they do a lot of damage, and they can start to nest and multiply quickly.…

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3 Rules For Finding Houses For Rent On Facebook

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Facebook is a social media website that looks poised to stand the test of time. As of 2016, it was the most popular social networking site in the world. It has more than 1.5 billion active users every month. If you are looking for a home anywhere in the country, it makes sense to go where so many people are. Real estate agents and landlords flock to Facebook to create posts about homes for rent, so it makes sense to look through this goldmine of home listings.…

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Test Driving Your Home -- How "Rent-To-Own" Can Help You Find The Right House

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Planning to buy a home is a big decision for most Americans. Not only is it a big financial commitment, it’s also a pretty large emotional commitment for many. So, if you’re not sure you’re ready for home ownership quite yet – but you want to work toward that goal – there’s a great compromise solution just for you. What is it? Rent-to-own housing.  While most people think of “rent-to-own” in terms of computers or furniture, it’s a growing real estate tool as well.…

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Tips To Avoid Unexpected Summer Rental Home Expenses

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Renting a home for the summer, whether the entire season or just a few weeks, is a great way to have a relaxing vacation. Often, home rentals save you money compared to hotels, since you will have access to a full kitchen and all the amenities of home. The following tips can help you avoid surprise fees and additional costs so you can budget for your vacation accordingly. Tip #1: Verify access…

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What Are The Benefits And Drawbacks Of Buying Rental Property?

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If you’re eyeing a property as a real estate investment, you probably know that turning a home into a rental property can be a great way to go. But before you commit to a big purchase, it’s a good idea to know what both the pros and cons of the investment are. Here are some of the best and worst things about investing in rental properties. Potentially Greater Income One of the biggest reasons to buy a rental property is that there is potentially much greater income to get out of a rental property.…

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Lasting Luxury -- 6 Over-The-Top Amenities To Add To Your Dream Home

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If you’re looking for your dream home, it may be easy to find a plethora of well-appointed kitchens, backyard pools, and garden tubs. But while these amenities may be fun, they can also be a little too cookie-cutter for anyone searching for a truly luxurious retreat from the world. If you’re that person who wants more than just fancy real estate, here are 6 fabulous amenities guaranteed to take your breath away.…

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Reasons To Hold Off Buying A Home Until The Summer

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The summer can be a time for vacations, backyard barbecues — and buying a new home. Although you can buy a new home at any time of the year, and often be completely happy with your purchase, there are a number of advantages to completing this transaction during the summer months. While your schedule might not always allow you to hold off trying to buy a home until the weather is sunny, it’s ideal to get into the market at this time of the year.…

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Reasons To Avoid Overpricing Your Home When You List It For Sale

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When you’re getting ready to put your house on the market, one of the biggest challenges that you’ll face is pricing the home correctly. While your real estate agent will do some market research on other homes for sale in your area and present you with a number that he or she feels is reasonable, the final decision for the listing price will come down to you — it’s your home, after all.…

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