Real Estate

Two Hidden Factors That Impact Home Values

There are many obvious factors that come into play when pricing a home.  However, let’s discuss two hidden factors that impact home values. Two Hidden Factors That Impact Home Values 1. Backyard exposure to neighbors Let’s face it – we all like our privacy and apparently that desire comes at …

Real Estate

When Buying an Old Home Look Out for This!

There is a saying – “experience is the best teacher.”  Well, this certainly holds true with real estate as well.  Whether you learn from your own experience or from that of friends and other investors.  There are constant lessons that we can use to help avoid costly pitfalls. Today I …

Real Estate

Taxes on Real Estate Investments

Each year mid April approaches and it’s time to do your taxes on real estate investments.  Be sure you are taking all the allowable deductions so you don’t over pay. You are usually better off having a professional CPA file your taxes when owning rental properties, but that is just …