Investing In Condo-Hotel Properties

MortgageToday, we’ve got an article that discusses whether condo-hotel properties are a good investment. Here’s a quote, “Because you can’t predict future prices, it’s hard to say whether condo-hotels behave like other real estate investments in terms of appreciation. Instead, you should focus on what you can predict: cash flows.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

The Influence Your Children Have On You

Children At HouseHere’s a quote from today’s article about your children and their influence when it comes to you buying a house, “the survey, conducted on 2,000 American adults, reveal that most parents would make property purchase decisions around their children. The researchers say there has been a slight shift in home-moving decisions over the years.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

Tips For Making Your Future Home A Good Investment

MortgageToday, we’re bringing you an article full of tips to help you find a home that may turn into a great investment. Here’s one tip, “buy a home that is not in perfect condition. You need room to build in value to the home through some minor renovations. So buy a home that needs some work, such as refinishing the floors, upgrading the kitchen or peeling off the ugly wallpaper.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

Making Your Backyard Work For You

Wooden DeckWith the summer quickly approaching, you may be thinking about sprucing up your backyard. We’ve found you an article to help you decide how to make yours a “functional” back yard. Here’s a quote from the article, “by creating backyard retreats as an extension of the home, from adding decks and patios to outdoor dining spaces and garden sitting areas, homeowners can add value and increase the enjoyment of their property.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

Tips For You And Your Home Against The Stormy Season

HailToday, we bring you an article to help prepare you for the stormy season ahead, whether it be tornadoes, hail or hurricanes. Here’s one tip about protecting your roof, “Prior to storm season, get a licensed contractor to inspect your roof for missing shingles and possible leaks. Think about putting in impact-resistant roofing as a heightened buffer against hail and heavy winds.” To read more tips, CLICK HERE.

Do You Regret Doing This?

StressedEver regret doing something? Maybe not joining a club in college or not buying something when it was on sale only to find that now the price doubled. How about your home, do you regret buying it? If you do, you’re not alone. According to today’s article, “Nearly one-third of homeowners who reported a household income of less than $100,000 said they were unhappy with their decision. In contrast, just 14% of homeowners who earned more than $100,000 said they were unhappy…” To read more, CLICK HERE.

Make Your House An Allergies-Free Zone

CurtainsIf you didn’t get a chance to read our Zenect Health post about allergies being pretty awful this year, you can read it HERE. After we wrote that post we tried to find an article that would help you make your house an allergy-free zone. So what can you do to protect yourself? We’ve got a great article to try and help you sneeze a whole lot less this season. Here’s one tip, “Blinds or shades trap fewer allergens than fabric window treatments, but if you insist on curtains, opt for the machine-washable kind, which are easier to keep dust-free.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

Fix Up Your Rental

Paint BrushLooking to spruce up your home even if it’s not technically yours? Today, we’ve got improvements for you home even if you only rent. “As a renter, it probably doesn’t make sense for you to invest significantly in your current dwelling, but there are low-cost beautifiers you should take advantage of–whether you consider this to be your long-term home or simply a stop-over on your road to home ownership.” To read more, CLICK HERE.

Americans Love Investing In Real Estate

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Today’s article discusses America’s love for real estate, they love it so much they think it’s, “the “best” long-term investment, followed by gold, stocks and mutual funds, savings accounts/CDs, and bonds…” Unfortunately, according to the article, when it comes to being the “best” investment, they are wrong. To read more, CLICK HERE.

What You Need To Get Done Before Summer

Now that Summer is right around the corner, it’s important to make sure your pool is ready for the fun season. Here’s a quote from today’s article, “a major goal for owners of older pools is replacing the decking, tile or even the interior surface of their pools. It’s best to start soon on these projects. You will have to drain the pool for about three weeks in order to do any of those jobs.” To read more, CLICK HERE.