Real Estate

House Hacking 101

You may be wondering, what the heck is house hacking?  Well, it’s a style of real estate investing that many people are already doing without knowing it. House Hacking The simple definition of house hacking is when you are living in a property and renting out either rooms or another …

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Real Estate

Hiring Good Property Management

Some people self manage their rental properties.  Some people don’t want to handle it and hire property management to do it for them.  If you are going to hire management, you want to ensure you are getting good quality service for your dollar. Finding Good Property Management There are several …

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The Title Search & Title Insurance

A title search is performed to confirm the party selling the property does in fact own it and has full right to sell it.  It also confirms that there are not any existing liens on the property. When you are using financing to buy a property the lender will require …

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Getting Prequalified vs. Preapproved for a Loan

The single most important piece in buying real estate is having the money to do so! I know pretty obvious, right? Unless you are paying outright cash then you will need to get prequalified for a loan to know how much property you can afford. Getting Pre-qualified Step 1 – Call a …

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Condominiums – Things To Know

In the past two posts of the scaredycat real estate guide we discussed homeowners assocations (HOAs) and property types. One of those property types is condos. Whether it’s as a primary residence or for a rental property, we need to be aware of the environment we’re buying into with these. Condominuim …