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Why Pinterest Should Be Part of Your Property Management Marketing Strategy

Social media is not just for socializing. If you are in the real estate business and want to get your rentals rented fast then you cannot neglect the power of social media. When it comes to property management marketing Pinterest, an online pinboard, can help you visually attract potential renters and provide numerous networking opportunities. Here are some ideas to show you how and why Pinterest should become part of your marketing strategy....(more)

Tips for Joint Rental Tenants

So, you are moving into an apartment with several friends. You will be joint tenants in the apartment contract. So, what does that mean for you? Here are some tips to help you make sure you are not held responsible for your roommates' actions....(more)

5 Facts to Know About Tenant Management of Your Rental Property

If you own rental property or are thinking of buying some in the future, there's probably a lot you don't know. In addition to keeping your property up to code and paying the bills on time, you have the issue of tenant management. If you want to make it as easy and carefree as possible, it's important to keep your tenants happy, which is easier said than done. Before you rush into the real estate business, read the following information to learn everything you need to know....(more)

Common Types of Commercial Leases

When you are searching for a commercial lease, finding a good landlord-tenant match can be a challenge. It can also be challenging deciphering the real estate terms associated with these commercial rentals. Working with a qualified real estate agent can be tremendously beneficial, but so can having a bit of knowledge of the types of commercial leases available before you begin your search. Knowing the costs of each of the different types of leases will help you decide which lease makes the most sense for your operating needs and budget....(more)

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7 Cities You Wouldn't Guess Celebs Lived In

The town of Taos, where Julia Roberts chooses to reside, encompasses just 5.4 square miles of land....(more)

7 Most Outrageous Celebrity Homes

After renting it for a time, Ashton Kutcher now owns this home, which includes a private movie theater, a massage room, a wet bar, a spa, a gym and an infinity pool, overlooking the canyons and Lake Hollywood....(more)

California Foreclosure Deficiency Judgment: Will You Have to Pay?

For those facing foreclosure, it is important to understand what a deficiency judgment is and how it can affect your financial future. A deficiency judgment means the property owner may owe the lender money after a foreclosure and sale of the home occurs. Even though the foreclosure changes ownership of the home from yours to the buyer, you may still owe on the debt. Consider what the laws are in California for foreclosure deficiency judgment....(more)


Investing in Real Estate: Understanding Owner's Title Insurance

Purchasing real estate is a process that requires several steps and policies to protect you, as a buyer. Most people must qualify for a loan, ensure they have stable income, and find a home that meets their desires. After finally finding a home that you are comfortable with, the last thing that you need is to worry about any unexpected problems. Owner's title insurance can help give you a sense of comfort when you purchase a property. With this type of insurance, you won't have to worry about any previous liens on the property coming to light and causing problems....(more)

5 Reasons Why Timeshare Ownership is a Great Investment

There are many financial and personal benefits to timeshare ownership. Not only is investing in this type of real estate a way to secure additional income throughout the year, but it's also a great way to save money on hotel costs and other expenses that are common with vacationing. If you're not familiar with the way timeshare works, it's always best to research this thoroughly before you invest. Here are a few reasons why you should seriously consider owning timeshare....(more)

The Best Ways to Avoid House Buyers Remorse

Buying and owning a home should be a great time in life. Unfortunately, many people suffer house buyer's remorse once the sale is done. They didn't get what they wanted, or they don't like the neighbors. Sometimes, there are issues with the house they didn't know about. No matter what causes the remorse, it can be a terrible feeling. It can also be hard to get rid of, because selling and moving again might not be an option....(more)

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Brendon DeSimone

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National real estate expert Brendon DeSimone is the author of Next Generation Real Estate. He has shared his practical advice with millions via the Zillow Blog, syndicated to more than 250 daily newspapers and top media sites online; Forbes, FOX Business, Yahoo! Real Estate & AOL Real Estate. He's been... Read More

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