• Common Types of Real Estate Loans

    Type of Loans There are many types of mortgage products available for the investment properties home buyer. You may wish to talk with a mortgage professional to help you find which mortgage loan best fits your needs for investment properties.…

  • Differences in Owning a Condo, Co-op or Townhouse

    Getting ready for homeownership? You may have already decided that renting is no longer for you, nor is it a good use of your money. Perhaps you’ve decided to pay your own mortgage instead of someone else’s! Often, the final…

  • Buying Established Homes vs. Buying Land for Sale: The Pros and Cons

    House-hunting can be a long and frustrating process. It takes time to find and study all the options and decide whether they conform to your needs. You want your new house to be located in the right area, be large…

  • Benefits of a home inspection for Home Buyers

    We know there are multiple steps in the process of buying a single-family home. You start out by engaging the services of an experienced realtor and making your list of priorities for the home and the neighborhood. You look carefully…

  • 10 Important Features to Consider When Buying a House

    When buying a house, everyone has priorities. The buying process is complex and takes time, and it’s easy to get off track. Having written priorities is a helpful way to guide you through the process without forgetting some of the…

  • Important Reasons Why Total Home Warranty is a Right Choice

    When you purchase a new home, its care and maintenance becomes a top priority for you. One way to ensure that your home appliances and other electrical systems are taken care of is by protecting them under a total home…

  • Buying Single-Family Real Estate Investment Properties

    Real estate investing is a fascinating topic and a successful investment strategy for many people. As with most endeavors, the more information you have and the more carefully you apply that information to your set of circumstances, the better for…

  • Buying Townhouse Investment Properties

    This article is the third in a series of interviews with Minneapolis realtor Tim Kindem from Keller Williams Integrity Lakes. In our first 2 discussions on residential real estate investing, we focused on purchasing duplexes and single-family homes. This article…

  • 8 Tips for Landlords to Increase Rental Property Income

    Landlords are supposed to see rental income as a business investment or a way to create an additional revenue stream. That is why, if you want to be a successful landlord, you must first invest in your property. Little changes…

  • Why Home Matters

    "Home is...togetherness." "Home is…where my children can play and feel safe." "Home is…where my loved ones' dreams can be nurtured." "Home is…a place that I am grateful for… a place that is filled with love and security… a place where…

  • 10 Smart Ways to Make and Save Money with Your Rental Property

    Buying a home to rent out for profit can be a sound investment. In the ideal scenario, you spend some money initially on a down payment, repairs and necessary services, then collect rent that covers the cost of your loan…

  • 20 Clever Ways to Increase the Value of Your Home

    If you’re thinking of selling your house, you are undoubtedly also thinking about the value of your home and how the market will treat you in terms of a reasonable selling price. Your realtor will help you with that, and…