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Five Reasons Renters' Insurance is a Good Idea
Posted on 04/05/2020
Five Reasons Renters' Insurance is a Good Idea
Image by edar from Pixabay There are many reasons people choose to rent. There are fewer responsibilities, it doesn't take saving up a large down payment, maintenance is likely taken care of and there are no real estate taxes and no homeowners' insurance to pay. That doesn't mean, however, you shouldn't carry insurance. If you rent a home,...
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Generating Steady Income from Real Estate Investment
Posted on 03/29/2020
Generating Steady Income from Real Estate Investment
Image by Alexsander-777 from Pixabay With the rapid rebound in the real estate market over the past few years, there has been a tremendous increase in the financial potential of this industry. Therefore, many people are looking for ways to generate a steady income in real estate. In order to take advantage of the numerous available opportunities, there...
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Video Tour  - 350 Gerdes, Sun Valley, NV 89433
Posted on 03/25/2020
Video Tour - 350 Gerdes, Sun Valley, NV 89433
Enjoy privacy and open Land with beautiful valley mountain views from your Rustic Cabin-style home. Easy living near Reno on a spacious 0.47 acre lot. This cozy home features an open floor plan, a large covered patio faces BLM land to enjoy evening barbeques and...
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350 Gerdes, Sun Valley, NV 89433 is now new to the market!
Posted on 03/25/2020
350 Gerdes, Sun Valley, NV 89433 is now new to the market!
Enjoy privacy and open Land with beautiful valley mountain views from your Rustic Cabin-style home. Easy living near Reno on a spacious 0.47 acre lot. This cozy home features an open floor plan, a large covered patio faces BLM land to enjoy evening barbeques and...
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A Sense of the Enduring: Working With Pantone's Color of the Year
Posted on 03/22/2020
A Sense of the Enduring: Working With Pantone's Color of the Year
Photo by SHOP SLO® on Unsplash The Pantone Color Institute has a certain knack. The design company gets a feel for the mood of the year to come, and shapes design trends to match it. It takes cues from new kinds of materials we use. It considers our social media platforms, upcoming sports events and the sights and...
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Tips For Staying on Track With Home Improvements
Posted on 03/15/2020
Tips For Staying on Track With Home Improvements
One of the most satisfying aspects of being a new homeowner is the process of "making it your own." That could include everything from painting walls and hanging pictures to replacing window treatments and assembling shelves. (Then, of course, there's the unpacking, furniture arranging, organizing, and room cleaning!) For some people, one of the biggest challenges in getting unpacked,...
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Another Property Sold - 4910 E 5th St, Silver Springs, NV 89429
Posted on 03/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 4910 E 5th St, Silver Springs, NV 89429
Truly the best deal in Silver Springs! 4.9 ac with ALL UTILITIES on site, literally just minutes from the 5th street entrance to the LaHontan State Park, all for $59,900. This property has been cleared for a home, the well has recently been inspected & the pressure tank, pump, wiring and well house are all new. According to the seller the septic was on the property when he purchased it, it works fine and the seller performed a perc test. (Both well inspection & perc test are in the document section). The electric has been scheduled (and paid for) to be installed, it should be completed by Feb 28th. The lot is partially fenced. This lot is...
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Another Property Sold - 175 Hart Street, Dayton, NV 89403-6623
Posted on 03/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 175 Hart Street, Dayton, NV 89403-6623
New modern, highly upgraded manufactured home featuring 9ft ceilings, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, farmhouse-style kitchen sink, large kitchen island, and 2x6 exterior walls for the best insulation and energy efficiency. Large master bedroom has a walk-in closet with built-in shelves. Gorgeous master bath features a lighted vanity with a glass sink plus a medicine cabinet. Conveniently located right off US Hwy 50 near Dayton State...
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Is Your Residence's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
Posted on 03/08/2020
Is Your Residence's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
A home seller must consider the initial asking price of his or her residence closely. Because if a home seller sets an unrealistic initial asking price, he or she risks alienating potential buyers. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set a realistic initial asking price for your house. 1. Review the Local Housing Market...
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When Should You Check Your Credit Score?
Posted on 03/01/2020
When Should You Check Your Credit Score?
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Federal law allows you to get your credit report free once per year. To do so, go to annualcreditreport.com and request your report. You need to do this at least once a year so that you can correct any errors or missing information. Differences Between Credit Report & Credit Score You typically have...
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How to Get Started with Real Estate
Posted on 02/23/2020
How to Get Started with Real Estate
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay For some, house hacking is the key to getting started in real estate; for others, it's just a smart way to build cash flow into an otherwise uncooperative rental market. Wondering how to get your foot in the door? Here's what you need to know. What is House Hacking? The term "house hacking"...
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Home Shopping With Technology
Posted on 02/16/2020
Home Shopping With Technology
Photo by Bruce Mars via Pexels House shopping when you live far from your new community is not easy, but technology makes it much simpler to tackle this big task. While nothing beats in-person visits, if you live across the country, or even in an international destination, you may not have that option. Here’s a look at how...
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