Mice leave signs of their presence in the homes where they live. However, some warning signs are indicative of an immediate problem, while others could simply be leftover from a previous infestation. Knowing which warning signs are red flags will help you know what level of action to take. Medium Probability of Infestation These warning signs are indicative that you had an infestation at one time, but may not be a sign of a current infestation.
30 December 2014
If you live in the northern part of the U.S. and are retired, you probably fly or drive down to some place warm every winter. You are what is commonly known as a "snowbird", because you fly away at the first sign of snow. You own both real estate up north and your retirement real estate down in Florida. If you are looking for extra cash to pad your retirement account, but you do not want to sell either of your homes, you could benefit from reverse mortgages on both your properties.
30 December 2014
Looking for a new home is exciting, but that does not mean you should not be careful. You and your realtor should thoroughly inspect each home for outdated electrical systems or structural issues. But you should also consider how eco-friendly your future home will be. You can look for the following two things as you check out possible homes. If the house has them, this may save you time, money and help your home retain its value.
27 December 2014
It can be difficult maintaining and managing rental property. In fact, because there can be so many things for a landlord to do, it's easy to forget something. Unfortunately, some of the things that you may be forgetting to do each year may actually be hurting you and your business. Here are four of those things: 1. Renewing The Lease While you might think this is common sense, you would be surprised at how many landlords do not renew leases.
23 December 2014
You may wonder why (with so much real estate information available on the Internet) you should hire a real estate agent. However, many people who attempt to handle the buying or selling of their home themselves often have reason to regret it. Below are just some of the benefits of hiring a professional real estate agent. Agents Have Experience and Training It's virtually impossible for you to teach yourself in a short amount of time everything there is to know about the real estate business.
19 December 2014