When you put your house on the market, you probably dream about bidding wars and a great sales price. Unfortunately, if you are like most sellers, the initial offers for your property might be lower than you would like them to be. However, you might be able to get a better price for your unit by doing a few things beforehand.
I have been buying and selling real estate for over twenty years, and I have learned a lot about what it takes to get a good deal, and an even better sales price. I hope that as you read through the articles on my blog that you might learn what you need to do to be successful in real estate.
There's an old adage in real estate: location, location, location. This is also true when shopping for a rental home. While the actual rental unit is important, its location should offer a few key elements. Here are five of the most important to look for.
1. Low Crime Rates. Whether you rent the best home on the block or the worst, you should feel safe in the neighborhood. Check out crime rates with your local city offices, paying attention to trends either of growing or lessening crimes. [Read More]