Top Pros and Cons of Real Estate Investing

Considering today’s volatile markets and unpredictable political environment, many people are looking for other ways to invest their money besides traditional stocks, bonds, and 401(k)s. Real estate investing has jumped to the forefront as a way to not just save for the future but also generate cash flow and grow wealth. Like any investment, real…

Are You Grown Up Enough to Be a Homeowner?

Forever young. That’s what we all strive to be, right? But when it comes to owning a home, even the most mature of us can want to run and hide like a little kid when problems arise. If you’re looking to buy your first place and aren’t sure you’re up for the responsibility, asking yourself…

Bitcoin vs. Property Investment: The Risks

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years, by now you will most certainly have heard of the cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, and some of the success stories from people who were lucky enough to make the most of it before it was even a ‘thing’. However, if you are looking to…

Find The Right Agent For You

Finding the right Realtor® to help you with buying or selling a home can seem daunting. Your best friend’s sister’s cousin may be an agent referral but does that mean that they’re the right agent to fulfill your needs? Getting referrals from friends and family is great but sometimes those referrals don’t work out and…

4 Reasons to Hire Professionals Movers for Your Next Move

Few things are more annoying and stressful than having to plan a move to a new home or apartment. Not only does it require endless planning, but it always takes longer than it needs to. By hiring professional movers, though, the moving process can be greatly improved. Whether you’re moving from a Loomis, California ranch…

The 10 Most Affordable Beach Towns

Kids frolicking in the sand. Afternoons spent on the sailboat. Watching the sun set over the water. Ponying up a $50,000 monthly mortgage payment. Because you need that kind of cash to be able to afford a beach house, right? Maybe not. SmartAsset’s 2019 look at the most affordable beach towns in the country might…

Plan a Move on a Budget That Will Get You Home

Everyone has a lot of stress in their life but, in terms of the pure amount of stress, moving is right at the top along with death and divorce. This shows that many people consider moving to be one of the most significant, life-changing events. We’re about to show you the ultimate guide to move on a budget.…

Should You Invest in Short-Term or Long-Term Rental Properties?

The benefits of real estate investing are numerous. That’s why millions of Americans decide to go down that road. However, for someone new to the property investment business, choosing the right strategy can be daunting. That’s why we’ve put together the advantages and disadvantages of both short-term rentals and long-term rentals to help beginner investors…

Five “Is Grass Greener?” Challenges in Paradise

Are you so jazzed after an amazing vacation in your favorite corner of paradise that you feel ready to take the plunge and move there? PJ Wade cautions that there are 5 life-defining challenges to consider before you head for paradise. Just back from an extended tour of the South Pacific, I am ready to move to almost…

The Biggest Hurdles When Renovating Old Homes and Buildings

Developers, home owners, and businesses alike all have a vested interest in purchasing the best properties within their budgets. Especially true in older communities and cities, a variety of high-quality buildings and homes can be found, many of which use more solid building styles and materials. You’ve probably heard the phrase “this home has good…

Why Is Everyone Moving to Austin?

The #1 Top Place to Live in the USA (U.S. News and World Reports). The #1 Top Place in the World for Tech (Savills). The #1 Best Place for Veterans to Live (WalletHub). These are but a few of the many, many accolades Austin has racked up in just the last few years, and all…

Seeing It All When Viewing Property

Buyers who rely on what they see and don’t ask their real estate professional key questions, often “see” less that the whole picture regarding suitability and value when touring a listing. PJ Wade shares Six Essential Questions for Seeing It All When Viewing Property. When buyers attend an open house or view a listed property…

Gen Xers Driving Multi-Generational Housing Trend

This Is Us. Jane the Virgin. Black-ish. What do they have in common? They are all family television programs that have members of multiple generations living under one roof. But the reality of multi-generational living is more than storyline fodder. According to the 2019 Home Buyer and Seller Generational Trends report by the National Association…