Save Money with Property Management Maintenance

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Save Money with Property Management Maintenance

Handling a home repair project on your own vs. hiring a contractor will always save you money, right? Generally speaking, yes. That is, assuming you can accomplish the same task with equal precision and aptitude as a professional and that you have the time. However, when you’re a landlord with one or more properties—or an ...
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Renting a Townhome vs. Apartment

In the market to rent a new place in Central Florida? Maybe you’ve just always rented apartments, trading out for more space, better locations, or upgraded amenities. But you have more options now than ever to find your next home, including townhouses.  What’s the difference between renting a townhouse vs. an apartment? Today, we’ll cover ...
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Can You Rent Out Your House If You Still Have a Mortgage?

Owning your own home lays the foundation of the American Dream. Previous generations saw it as a way to generate personal wealth through building equity. But what happens when—for a variety of reasons—you can’t actually live in it anymore? That same house may earn its owner more by renting it out to someone else. But ...
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How Can Real Estate Services Help You?

Whether buying your dream home, selling your current property, or looking for investment opportunities, real estate agents can become your immediate ally. How? They do their research. They know the areas. They offer suggestions you may not have thought of before. Because that’s their job. How can real estate services help you specifically? Great question! ...
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Find the Right Tenants with Home Rental Services

You want to get the best investment from your rental property. That means preparing it quickly to get tenants in. Real estate investments are pointless if they can’t generate revenue. Therefore, you need to make preparations and get the word out in a timely fashion. How to Rent Your Home The old practice of putting ...
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Smart, Simple, and Fast Investing in the Orlando Real Estate Market

Are You on Track for a Comfortable Retirement?   If we’re being honest, for most Americans, the answer is “no.” Either we got a late start on our 401k, haven’t contributed enough, cashed out early, or never got around to starting one. Well, as they say, it’s never too late. Pensions are typically a thing of ...
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Exterior Home Upgrades to Make Before Selling

Before you list your Orlando-area house on the market, realtors recommend you consider upgrades that will increase the property value. But how do you know which upgrades will give you the most bang for your buck? Some exterior home upgrades to make before selling may come with higher upfront price tags, but nearly pay for ...
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Orlando Real Estate Investments in 2021

Orlando consistently ranks as one of the best places in the country to live, work, and play. Known for warm weather, gorgeous white sand beaches, and, of course, home to Walt Disney World, you can see why. And with more than 68 million visitors annually, this makes Orlando real estate investments in 2021 a good ...
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How Much Equity Do I Need When Selling My Home?

The reasons for selling an existing property vary as much as the number of houses on the market. Maybe you’ve heard about the seller’s market and want in on the action. Maybe your job has taken you outside the Orlando area. Or maybe you’ve outgrown your current home. You’ve heard the amount of equity in ...
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How Florida Real Estate Contracts Work

In today’s real estate climate, as the quantity of houses on the market diminishes, the bidding can get fierce. A seller’s market would be an understatement. If you have a house on the market, you may get tons of bids. The counteroffer dance can earn you a few more yards in the seller’s market game. ...