By Anica Oaks  Now that you have bought a property that needs to provide a return on your investment and generate income, it needs to look its best and be in good condition. When updating the exterior, here are some things to work on that will attract the interest of buyers or renters. Repair the Roof
A home's roof is an important consideration to people...

By Kyla Stewart Summer is around the corner. The call of sunshine, warm breeze, and activity fills the air. The urge to brush off the winter's chill and give summer's call is exciting. Even as summer appeal engulfs most, a precaution ahead is the need to check and fix any cooling system in our homes. Along with summer comes the periods of unbearable heat that need...

By Brian Wallace  2022 has been seeing the cost of goods and services skyrocketing left and right. In fact, inflation is currently at its highest since 1982. Inflation is typically measured by comparing the current prices of goods and services to those before using the Consumer Price Index (CPI), and it appears that this inflation trend will continue for the time...

By Meghan Belnap  Basements can be an asset or a liability. On the one hand, it can be a convenient place to store items like exercise equipment and old home furnishings. On the other hand, it can lead to an accumulation of unnecessary clutter. These days, however, many people have started uniquely using their basements; they are turning them into apartments. There...

By Tyler Margid

During RISMedia’s recent webinar—“Keeping Risk Management a Priority While Negotiating for Your Clients”—panelists John Verdon, vice president of marketing at Pillar To Post Home Inspectors; Kimberly McAleenan, REALTOR®, MRP, CLHMS at Realty One Group Five Star; Dawn Hinton, designated managing broker at...

By Lizzie Weakly  Whether you're new to home maintenance or have been doing it for years, there are some basics every homeowner should know. From keeping your roof, gutters and lawn in top shape to painting your walls or maintaining your home's plumbing, here’s a comprehensive guide that will help teach you how to do these tasks, and do them right! Plumbing

By Anica Oaks
Passive income is on the rise as more people leave traditional jobs to become independent employees. Whether you own several properties or manage them for another owner, you should become familiar with key strategies that help things work smoothly. Here are some tips to keep in mind. Get Organized
Set up computer apps including one...

By Brooke Chaplin  The real estate market is booming, and that means that more agents are trying to put their names out there than ever before. While door hangers and direct mail flyers might’ve worked in the past, you now have to work a little harder to attract new clients to keep up with fierce competition. Fortunately, you’ve got technology on your side,...

By Bill Gassett  When buying or selling a home, having a fair and accurate current market value is essential. As a homebuyer, you don't want to overpay for a property, and as a seller, you don't want to overprice. When making a home purchase, it is essential to know what you are getting into. You want to ensure the home is the right fit for your needs and budget....

By Kara Masterson Lacking a paved driveway can create all sorts of problems for home and property owners. From having to navigate pools of standing water and mud on the way to your vehicle, to a lack of curb appeal that could be negatively impacting the market value of your home, there are plenty of problems that can be eliminated by paving your driveway. Increase...