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The Importance of Buyer’s Having Their Own Agent

If you are thinking of buying a house, whether its your first or tenth, the importance of having your own buyer’s agent representative cannot be over stated. 554 more words

Real Estate

Buying a doer-upper: a reality check

Yes, with a bit of work it would be lovely, but still no. Photo by Toby Dickens.

When we bought our house, we had big dreams about all the changes we’d make to it.  985 more words

Home Improvement

5 Ways to Prepare for Winter

While much of the country is hunkering down for snow and ice, the Bay Area is meandering into winter – at least what passes for it here. 405 more words

Home Buying

Should you buy a house with a friend?

Photo by Eric Patterson (https://www.flickr.com/photos/drflysuperfunk/)

Nearly three years ago, my husband and I bought our first house – with a mutual friend. This isn’t a common option, but with housing becoming ever less affordable in most parts of the world, it’s an option that more people will consider. 1,216 more words

How To

Two Truths About Closing Deals

Obviously everything we do as investors is geared towards closing deals. It’s obvious because if a deal doesn’t close, the money isn’t made.

So we’ve got to close deals right? 280 more words


How To Sell Your House Faster

There’s the traditional route of selling your house with a realtor, and there’s the fast route. Which do you want to take? If you really want to sell your house, avoid realtor commissions, get a fair all-cash offer, and have a variety of creative selling ideas, working with a real estate investor is the path of least resistance. 629 more words

Home Ownership

His Love of BJs

My fiancé is obsessed with BJs. And no, I’m not talking about the sexual act. I’m talking about the store. The damn bulk warehouse store. 889 more words