real-estate

Does Your Property Rental Qualify For Section 8?

If you are looking to rent a piece of property that you own, there are many considerations to make, including whether or not you want to accept those who would be searching for section 8 rental properties. Under section 8, renters qualify to have a large portion of their rent paid for them by the government, which is based on their income and other expenses, such as child care. You may want to accept section 8 tenants since you will definitely receive the portion of rent from the government, and so long as the tenant appears to be responsible enough to pay their portion of the rent, you will always receive the full month's rent. Read More 

Two Fundamental Things To Consider Before Buying A Used Mobile Home

Manufactured homes can be an affordable housing alternative, especially for new homeowners. Used mobile homes can be even more financially appealing, but there are two fundamental things you should consider as a prospective buyer.  Know the Building Codes You will need to find out the year the mobile home was manufactured, then cross-reference that date with current building codes for your area. In certain regions, building codes will have changed drastically over the years. Read More 

Are You Looking For A Luxury Apartment?

If you are moving from your present home and looking for a luxury apartment, you are indeed in for a treat, for there are very special ones available in good locations. Of course, one of the things to consider is the location of the apartment. Are you city dwellers? Do you love life in the suburbs? Are you wanting the peace and quiet of country living? Wherever you head, these are some of the amenities you can expect in a luxury apartment. Read More 

Take The Aggravation Out Of Manufactured Home Skirting

When a manufactured home is not placed on a foundation, skirting is used to enclose the open area under the structure. Do you find yourself spending a lot of time fighting with the existing skirting on your manufactured home, or do you have a newly placed home that needs skirting? Here, you will get a few installation tips that can help you eliminate the battle with the skirting and keep it looking and performing as it should: Read More 

3 Upgrades That Will Help Sell Your Home Quickly

If the market is flooded with homes for sale, it will be difficult to find an interested buyer to sell your home to. While you may not want to spend money to improve your home since you are moving out, making some improvements can help it sell quickly and for a higher asking price. Consider these 3 ways to upgrade your home. Upgrade Your Major Appliances One thing that is likely to scare off a potential buyer is if the appliances in the home are past their prime and ready to be replaced. Read More