I got a call on Sunday from my favourite tenant. She’s been living in one of my investment properties for nearly four years, and has been nothing but a pleasu
RealtyBizNews: Real Estate News
Wholesaling real estate is often a good entry point for new investors. When done right, investors never even own the real estate. They control it through a contract with an option to buy but not an obligation to buy. While it doesn’t take much cash to invest in wholesale real estate, it does take get …
Why You Need to Stop Thinking Your Church is For Everyone
Church leaders do it all the time. Ask them who they’re trying to reach. Their answer? Everyone. It sounds appropriate. I get that. What else are you going to say? After all, the Gospel is for everyone. But that’s not the question. The question is who is your church designed to reach? Is your church…
Blinds vs. Curtains: What Are the Selection Criteria?
When you rent your first apartment or you buy your first home, likely you will move in and notice your windows are completely bare. That sun sure can be bright coming in through wide-open picture windows or a room full of exposed panes. Whether you’re in a brand new home, or the previous owners decided to take their window treatments and blinds with them, it’s now up to you to add some curtains or blinds (or possibly both) to your abode But which way should you go? Curtains or blinds? Considering the Factors There are a number of factors to consider when it comes to picking curtains, blinds, or a combination of both for the rooms in your home or apartment. Consider these tips when making this important choice. Privacy What sort of…
10 Plants You Barely Have to Water This Summer... or Ever
These beauties will survive and thrive in the heat.
Why storage space is hot right now
If you're looking for a new niche in real estate you could do a lot worse than storage units, according to a new report in The Wall Street Journal. Storage units have been hit by a shortfall in construction, and that's leading to rising rents and limited vacancies, the report says.
How to Winterize a Livestock Barn
Harsh winter weather starts with strong wind, snow, and hail that seem to drive the North Pole right to the front door. If proper preparations have been made, winter is something that can be survived relatively problem free. In fact, some...
Before and After: A Full Kitchen Remodel
A full kitchen remodel including new flooring, cabinetry, tile, countertops, light fixtures and appliances transformed this outdated Austin, TX kitchen into a warm and classic design.
200 years of LEED (or 20 historic buildings you probably didn’t know were green)
200 years of LEED (or 20 historic buildings you probably didn’t know were green) on www.usgbc.org.
How To Get An Accurate Land Appraisal
When it comes to many aspects of farm ownership, having a good idea of what the farm is worth serves as the basis from which many important decisions are made. Estate planning, dividing land among children, determining fair rental fees or lease terms, and tax or legal issues all depend on an accurate farmland appraisal. …