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Energy Efficiency

When it comes to property flipping, every little bit helps. The more details you get right, the easier it is to sell fast, and secure a good price. It is extremely important for developers to understand what potential buyers really want from their homes. Knowing this will help you to adapt your properties, so that you always offer what potential buyers are looking for. These days, energy efficiency is becoming an increasingly important consideration. People know they can only save so much money on their power and fuel bills by using firms like Super Saver Oil, who offer clients several…

Things to Think About Before Becoming a Landlord

So you have an extra room and want to make a little side cash? Do you have an investment or vacation property sitting vacant? While maybe you should rent it out! Though the idea of getting “easy” money form a rental property sounds terrific, there are some things to think about before becoming a landlord. Check the Laws Not everywhere can legally be a rented. There are loads of zoning laws that may not allow for subletting. Also, if you have a home owner’s association or live in a condo, you need to check with the board. Don’t forget you will…

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If you’re planning to convert rooms so that an elderly relative can live in an adjoining, self-contained flat, you need to ensure it will be ‘user-friendly’ and fit-for-purpose. Here are some areas for consideration. Access While the person in question may be spritely for their age when they move in, this won’t always be the case, so if the flat is accessed by many stairs, this may cause difficulties in the future. If the staircase is wide enough and your budget allows, a stair lift could be installed. At some point the occupant may need to use a walking aide…

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A news report recently announced that if the UK does not invest an approximate of 90,000 homes for its aging population in five years’ time, there will be a housing crisis. Other countries are also having dilemmas in managing the accommodation of their seniors. Aging is a part of life that is inevitable, but often people fail to plan for it effectively. Nobody, however, wants to be the old man or woman squatting in their son’s or daughter’s basement twenty or thirty years from today. In fact, nobody wants to reduce his life quality when he retires by going to…

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There are all kinds of property investment opportunities out there. For some investing in student accommodation is a good move, for others commercial property is the way to go. Today, we are going to looking at investing in property located in tourist destinations. The best of both worlds Investing in property in tourist areas in Europe can be a great move. You can get several bites of the cherry by doing so. Your property can be leased to families in the same way any other property can be, but you also have the chance to rent your property, or part…

staging a condo

We’ve got a great tip for you today! Staging a home can be a very costly endeavor, but there are ways to save big on the costs. You can even make money from doing it! 1. Sell your condo furnished People think that they can imagine a space, but in reality, most can’t, and you’ll fetch a much higher price for your condo if you stage it if it’s empty. The best part is that you don’t need to just rent the furniture and have a big expense with no return on it. You can buy furnishings for reasonable prices and mark it…

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Thinking of getting into the Australian real estate market? It may not be easy to get into, but the rewards for owning property in one of the world’s most sought after countries by skilled and wealthy immigrants can be enormous for those willing to stick with it through the hard times. What are your options for financing a home purchase in Australia? Below, we list four options that have worked well for first-time home buyers in recent times… 1) Fixed rate home loans If you are convinced that interest rates are bound to go up over the term you are…

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With the American real estate market beginning to show signs of ascending from the ashes of the spectacular crash it suffered seven years ago, and as the economy finally begins to supply the employment that will give this recovery the legs it needs to sustain itself over the long term, you might be pondering entering the game yourself. You have begun to tire of having a landlord, and as such, you have begun to mull over the benefits of buying instead of renting. Here are some excellent reasons to kiss your former feudal lord goodbye… 1) Decorate and modify your…