July 12, 2012 rummy

Keep Your Home Cool Without Getting Yourself Heated! It’s July and that means even in the coolest climates on earth, someone is going to need to turn on an air conditioner to keep the heat from making them miserable. Unfortunately, with the need to stay cool also come higher electric and gas bills, syphoning money from your bank account that you could be using to have fun during the month of July and the rest of the summer. The good news is that if you have a strategy and a little ingenuity, you can keep your home cool without setting…

December 19, 2011 rummy

With tenants and rental property, chances are you’ll have to evict a tenant sooner or later either because the tenant hasn’t paid his rent or because strange people keep visiting him at odd hours of the night. Whatever the reason, the tenant hasn’t lived up to the terms of the lease agreement and you want him out. The question is, how do you go about evicting him? First and foremost, remember that the laws in your state may require different procedures than the general advice in this post, so get familiar with the rules in your area and get yourself…

November 4, 2011 rummy

Unfortunately, too many times, sellers leave great sums of money on the table when they are held in reserve, unwilling or unable to correctly prepare their home for sale. Unless you are in a situation of severe distress, money wise, there really are no excuses to not making your home “Market Ready”. It starts with de-cluttering, cleaning and staging your home and making sure that everything is in working order and good repair. You must keep in mind that buyers will almost always overestimate any type of repair or needed update and want to deduct the perceived cost from the…