Preparing For Your Building’s Fire Inspection

Commercial buildings are inspected for several reasons, so don't be surprised if the building that you own is required to pass a fire inspection before it's sold. During a fire inspection, the building is assessed for any potential safety or fire hazards. While the information provided after an inspection is helpful, preparing for the inspection can be a stressful process. After all, in order for your building to pass inspection, you have to make sure the building is up to code and everything within the building is in working order. Read More 

Four Tips To Help Stage A Family-Friendly Home

If you are working up to selling your home, there are a variety of reasons your home might be the perfect investment for a family. If your home is in a great neighborhood for kids, has the space for a large family, or is in a good school district, it might be strategic to market your home to families. Here are four tips to help stage a home to garner interest especially from families looking to buy. Read More 

Should You Buy a Starter Home or a Forever Home?

Whether you and your partner are newlyweds or have been together for years and already started your family, when it comes to buying a home for the first time, you have to decide if a starter home or forever home is the best option. Which is right for you depends on several factors. If you are looking for a home, here are some factors to consider.  Is a Starter Home the Right Option? Read More 

Why You Should Hire A Property Manager For Your Rental Properties

If you own rental properties, you might want to hire a property manager to help you. Take a few moments to review the following ways a property manager can assist you. Collection Of Rent And Late Payments Some tenants may not always submit their rent payments on time, so someone has to get in touch with them and possibly go and collect the rent in person. There is also the matter of applying late charges to what is due and collecting that as well. Read More 

Should You Join Your Condo’s Homeowners Association Board?

If you've recently purchased a condominium or townhouse, you may be subject to the rules and regulations of a homeowners association (HOA) for the first time. HOAs are designed to help fulfill the needs and maintain order in a close-knit community involving shared walls, and most are governed by an elected or appointed HOA board. These boards can wield a great deal of power, from dictating the length of your townhouse's grass to requiring you to paint your trash cans a certain color. Read More