Real Estate Investing
Investing in real estate has long been a way for individuals and families to earn supplemental income and enhance their net worth. And, of course, there's great financial potential: if you make the right decisions, you'll reap the financial rewards. Use this guide to get educated, licensed, and set up with houses and real estate resources all from the comfort of your own home.
For those new to real estate investing, there are excellent resources online that provide an ... read more »
The Web hosts resources for both the buyer and seller. If you're looking to move a property, ... read more »
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Whether you're buying or selling a property, tools that can calculate estimated market value can ... read more »
If you've ever seen a home improvement show on television, you know that there are simple steps one can take to increase the value of a property prior to a sale. Experts agree that the right investments, however small, can have big payoffs. Yet they also warn against sinking money into the wrong projects, particularly those unlikely to result in a larger price tag. Use the sites in this section to learn all of the tricks for getting the most out of your property.
- Cleanliness and an uncluttered space are essential when you're showing a property. Acknowledging this, Julie Parrish Realty discusses exterior and interior home-cleaning tips that will help increase your home's appeal to prospective buyers.
- For another article with tips on home improvement, check out this one on MSN Real Estate. For more pithy advice, follow the links embedded in the body of the document.
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offers a "Home Improvement Guide 2007" that lists the 10 most important home-remodeling projects to take on. Click the links to any project for a list of the cities in which you are most likely to recoup costs from your effort. This is a worthwhile site to visit to determine which projects are most worthwhile, and which you can forgo. Visit the TOC for links to many other relevant discussions and tips on improving resale value.
takes you through each room of your home and provides instruction on how to make a variety of repairs. This site addresses issues with floors and ceilings, walls, plumbing and electrical systems, and maintenance of your heating and cooling controls. You'll also find a forum to use if you need to bounce ideas off of-or commiserate with-someone working on the same type of repairs.
One of the keys to successful investing is having access to quality, timely information. By keeping ... read more »
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