Insurance FAQs for First-Time Home Buyers

By Shannon Ireland Buying home insurance for the first time is overwhelming, especially if you’re trying to go it alone. Before shopping for coverage, review these common insurance questions to make sure you’re armed with the knowledge to find the best policy for your needs. Do I need a policy before buying a home? Technically, [...]

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Pros and Cons of Renting After You Retire

The share of older renters has risen substantially over the past decade, with households aged 55 and over contributing 42 percent of renter household growth, according to a 2015 report by the Joint Center for Housing Studies at Harvard University. That rate is expected to increase as more Baby Boomers retire. However, there are factors [...]

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DIY Updates That May Boost Your Home’s Value

Boosting your home’s value doesn’t have to mean a complete remodel. In fact, quite a few home improvement projects aren’t worth the effort if you’re hoping to quickly increase your home’s value. However, there are plenty of do-it-yourself projects you can accomplish with a few weekends of hard work. And don’t let the letters D-I-Y scare [...]

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The 6 Stages of Flipping a Home

When we look for a flip house for our real estate investing business, Tarek and I basically go through the same thought process that anyone goes through when they buy an investment property. Even though we’re working on a shorter timeline than most homeowners, the journey is essentially the same. Understanding our thoughts as we [...]

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Do You Own the Air Above Your Home?

Few people spend time thinking about air rights – unless they’re in the New York City real estate scene, where developers can pay up to $300 per square foot for space over a low-rise building. Still, every homeowner should have a basic understanding of his or her rights to this space. Do you own the [...]

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