WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY?

In my previous post, I listed the top 5 benefits of investing in Real Estate. Now let’s examine the differences in how you can use an investment property…. It’s helpful to start by clarifying your investment goals. If your goal is to generate steady, predictable income with less time and effort spent on property management, then a long-term rental may be your best option. Also, … Continue reading WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH AN INVESTMENT PROPERTY?

THINKING ABOUT INVESTING IN A RENTAL PROPERTY?

Now, more than ever, there is an abundance of opportunity for real estate investors. But which path is best: leasing your property to a long-term tenant, or renting your property to travelers on a short-term basis… as an Airbnb perhaps? WHY INVEST IN A RENTAL PROPERTY? The Top 5 Reasons In my next post we will delve into the differences between long-term and short-term rentals, … Continue reading THINKING ABOUT INVESTING IN A RENTAL PROPERTY?

‘Tis the Season for Real Estate!

It’s a common misconception that you shouldn’t try to buy or sell a home during the fall and winter months. This is generally considered the “off season” in real estate, but is it really an off season? Many sellers mistakenly believe that the cold weather will keep buyers away and that no one is looking over the holidays. The truth is, homes are bought and … Continue reading ‘Tis the Season for Real Estate!

HISTORIC HOME FOR SALE: Salem Witch House…

I always love it when I run across a fascinating home or property for sale.  I especially love anything historic or something that has a story behind it.  This particular home has been all over the news this past week so I just had to dive in and learn more about it.  Here are some excerpts from the Associated Press: “The home in Framingham, Massachusetts, known … Continue reading HISTORIC HOME FOR SALE: Salem Witch House…

SOLD!

4 bedrooms |2.5 bathrooms | 1869sf Who says the market is slow?  This home had multiple showings the first 2 days, with 2 offers received by the end of day 2, and it sold for full price! I really enjoyed selling this home for a couple of reasons, PLUS the sellers are an amazing couple that I loved spending time with, but what I enjoyed … Continue reading SOLD!

Professional Home Staging- SUCCESS!

I like to think that I have a good feel for what buyers are thinking as they enter a home, and I’m not afraid to tell my sellers when I think there’s a “problem” that may turn some buyers off. Empty houses can sometimes be a challenge because often they look cold, stale, and ….well…..empty.   Not all of them…. I have had a few empty … Continue reading Professional Home Staging- SUCCESS!

WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE HOUSING MARKET?

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about the housing market these days. You may have noticed homes are sitting on the market a lot longer. You may have noticed a lot of price reductions. You may have seen stories on the news or across social media and wonder what’s happening. Yes, the housing market has shifted. But before anyone panics….there is no housing bubble … Continue reading WHAT’S HAPPENING WITH THE HOUSING MARKET?