Room of the Day: A Cheerful Family-Friendly Suite for Guests

The third floor of a 19th-century home gets a cottage-inspired makeover to become a cozy and calming space. With her second child on the way, interior designer Kelly Rogers knew that the emergency overflow guest room on the third floor of her home would have to become the main guest room, and it was in desperate need of a makeover. …

Why to Watch for Garbage Cans and Dumpsters

#104 Why to Watch for Garbage Cans and Dumpsters

In this episode, Bill shares why to watch for garbage cans and dumpsters. Basically, it comes down to neighborhood awareness which Bill shares through personal stories from his Lifetime Apprentice Training. In addition, this episode is full of motivational nuggets that Bill has learned along the way from his dad, Zig Ziglar and more. Lastly, Bill reminds you that champions …

“Renting Back” After Your Home Is Sold

Sometimes it’s helpful to sell your home before you really want to move. This often happens when you are having a new home built, but aren’t sure of the completion date. Is there any way you can sell your home so you have funds available for the new purchase? What about the ability to continue to live in your old …

Ways Renters Lose Money

Are you still renting a home or apartment for yourself or your family? If so, you’re losing money. Think about these three ways you lose money by renting: 1. You’re paying for someone else’s mortgage payment. You’re missing out on the appreciation that the property gives to the landlord. Appreciation is a term used in accounting relating to the increase …

Features to Look for when Choosing a Property Rental Service

If you’re thinking of using a property rental service for your holiday rental or apartment for rent, there are some key features you should look for before making a commitment. You’ll want the best possible service while also earning maximum profits for your vacation rental. Here are five major features every property rental service should offer. 1. Excellent Customer Service …

Ground Rules for Home Buying Success

There are few purchases in life that carry the financial and psychological weight of buying a home. Are you buying your first home, moving up to your dream home, or downsizing your home and your life after the kids have gone? It is important to understand the ground rules for success in the world of buying a home. Making the …

Money Saving Tips While Selling Your Home

Your home is undoubtedly the most valuable asset for the vast majority of us and selling it will cost thousands. Using the money saving tips in this article should reduce the cost of moving home. Agent Fees Estate Agent fees vary, so shopping around and don’t forget to haggle and pay one off against the other. You should aim for …

Is Real Estate a Better Investment than Stocks?

Though real estate and stocks are both viable investments with their own strengths and weaknesses, there are some concrete reasons for favoring real estate over stocks as a primary investment channel. So, here are the pros and cons of investing in real estate, as well as some of our thoughts on what can make real estate investing a smarter choice than …

Is Real Estate a Better Investment than Stocks?

Though real estate and stocks are both viable investments with their own strengths and weaknesses, there are some concrete reasons for favoring real estate over stocks as a primary investment channel. So, here are the pros and cons of investing in real estate, as well as some of our thoughts on what can make real estate investing a smarter choice …

Major Reasons Why You Should Buy a Home Instead of Rent

There are times when it is better for a person to rent, but most often home ownership has many more benefits and advantages. About 10 year ago a had a retired aunt and uncle who rented a condo in Las Vegas. Uncle Jim (not his real name) was a retired minister. Throughout his career he and his wife lived in …