Investing In A Better Home

5 Cool Alternate Uses For Your Apartment Dining Area

Most apartments don't have separate dining rooms, rather a living/dining or kitchen/dining area. If you live alone or don't entertain much, you probably don't need a dining area at all. Apartments are small enough without taking up precious space with a table and chairs you never use, so why not turn it into a space that will fit your lifestyle? Add Counter Space Apartment kitchens are notorious for having way too little counter space and plugs for all your modern countertop appliances. Read More 

Four Things Property Management Sofware Can Do For You

If you are just getting started in the rental property business and only own one or two properties, you may not want to spring for the services of a full-time property management company to handle the day-to-day details of your business. However, since you likely have another job plus family and civic commitments, you need a way to easily track your rental business so that you can maximize the time you spend with it. Read More 

Need Tenants? Consider Getting Approved For Section 8 Housing

If the rental properties you own are relatively affordable to tenants, you may want to consider getting them approved for Section 8 housing. This program could be beneficial for your rental property business, and the property management firm that manages your properties is likely to be familiar with this program. Here are three things you should know about Section 8 housing. What is it? Section 8 housing is a program available to low-income people. Read More 

3 Tips For Choosing Your First Executive Office Space

Moving up from a small office to an executive office space is exciting. It means that you and your business have successfully risen above your humble beginnings and you're ready for the big leagues. However, not all executive spaces are created equally, so you can't just take the first one that you can afford. There are some differences between operating out of a home office or a small neighborhood office and operating out of an executive suite, so you'll need to know what to look for to ensure that you'll have what you need in your new location. Read More 

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Investing In A Better Home

Few things are more overwhelming than choosing your first home. I would know, because I purchased my first place about a year ago. When we first moved in, we realized that there were a few things that we were going to need to change. Even though we had carefully looked over the listing and walked through the property, the house was riddled with problems like broken outlets, bad paint jobs, and even broken plumbing fixtures. Fortunately, we learned how to fix things on our own, which has saved us a lot of money. This blog is all about real estate, DIY projects, and the joy of home ownership.