Real Estate

Tips for Making an Offer on a Home

A home will be the biggest purchase you ever make in your lifetime, which is why you do not want to pay more than you have to. When it comes time to make an offer on a home, you'll know the list price, but you do not have to offer what is being asked. As a buyer, you can go under or over the amount depending on the situation. Here are some tips for making an offer on a home for sale that you need to be aware of.

When You Don't Want To Be The "Bad Guy": Hard Proprietorship Tasks To Outsource

Being a landlord or landlady means that you have a steady stream of income. Unfortunately, it also means that you have to deal with a lot of issues with tenants, too. When you know you simply do not have what it takes to be "the bad guy" when you have to be, you can outsource all of the following "bad guy" tasks to property management, who will perform these tasks for you (for a fee).

How To Find Off Campus Housing For Rent

If you are looking at off-campus housing for rent, you may be eager to save a few bucks per month for housing while still finding a place that will be conducive to your life as a college student. Here are some suggestions on how to find off-campus housing for rent and have it work out beautifully.  Share When Possible Since you are looking to save money, it makes sense to try and get a place where you can share it with other roommates.

Horse Properties and Fire Risk

The 2017 Lilac Fire in northern San Diego County left several horses dead when the fast-moving brush fire swept through land west of I-15, destroying a training center for racing horses. Any time you have a grassy, semi-rural horse property, you risk having to deal with brush fires. But you can lessen the risk of something happening to the horses if you look at potential new properties with an eye for prevention.

Should You Rent Or Buy A Vacation Home? It Depends On Your Needs

It's possible that you and your family enjoy going on a vacation each year and perhaps it's to the same location annually. You may love going to the beach and soaking up the sun or perhaps the ski slopes are more your thing. You may have stayed in hotels during your vacation and now think it might be a good idea to buy a vacation home instead. Should you really buy your own property or should you rent a home instead?