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Know What To Look For When Hunting For A Home That Can Accommodate Wheelchair Use

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Know What To Look For When Hunting For A Home That Can Accommodate Wheelchair Use

Using a wheelchair on a daily basis can be difficult, especially if you are not living in a home that is designed for someone in a wheelchair. There are some homes on the market that have been remodeled or were originally designed for wheelchair use. When you are in the market for a home that can accommodate your specific needs, a real estate agent may be the best option to consider. The following guide walks you through a few things to look for when buying a home that can accommodate wheelchair use. Consider the Exterior When you are looking...

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Slash Your Rent: 3 Easy Tactics To Help Lower Your Monthly Bill

Posted by on Jul 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Slash Your Rent: 3 Easy Tactics To Help Lower Your Monthly Bill

Rent can often seem like an immutable law of the universe, but the truth is that there are actually several ways your can decrease the cost of living in your apartment. If you haven’t tried any of these tactics yet, you might be missing out on a chance to cut your rates. Just Ask What You Can Get Negotiating with a potential landlord can feel so intimidating that many people don’t even ask whether they might get a discount. The important thing to remember is that landlords have even more pressure to rent the apartment to you than...

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Common Property Management Questions Answered

Posted by on May 29, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Common Property Management Questions Answered

Property rentals can be very lucrative for the owner, but renting to tenants can be a surprisingly labor and time intensive task. From screening prospective tenants, making repairs and collecting rents, there is almost always going to be something that you will need to do. Fortunately, a property management company can help you handle this work, but you may not fully understand what to expect from hiring these services. After considering the following answers to routine questions, you should better appreciate the value of these...

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These Bedroom Flaws May Cause Potential Tenants To Walk Away

Posted by on Apr 24, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Are you starting to wonder why prospective tenants are saying “no” to your place, even though the kitchen and bathrooms are spotless and the apartment is in a great location? One possible reason is that your bedrooms might not be up to snuff. Look over your bedrooms, and make sure your apartments for rent aren’t sporting any of these deficiencies that might turn tenants away. A lack of privacy due to large windows. You might assume that tenants will bring their own blinds or shades and thus that the large window that looks...

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How To Pick A Realtor If You Are A First-Time Home Buyer

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are a first-time home buyer, you might have a little bit more of a learning curve than someone who has been in the real estate game for a while. Finding a real estate agent that can get you through the process is important. Here are three things first-time home buyers should  look for in a real estate agent. 1. Find An Agent That Has Enough Experience In Their Field As a first-time home buyer, this is not the time to pick a friend or acquaintance who has just gotten into real estate to be your agent. You need to find an agent that...

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Four Features That Dog Owners Will Find Handy In An Apartment

Posted by on Mar 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you’re looking for a new home for yourself and your canine companion, it’s important to carefully consider the features in each apartment you visit. Often, dog owners make the mistake of moving into the first apartment they find that allows pets. After all, not every landlord will allow residents to keep a dog! Unfortunately, by jumping the gun, you may find that you’re without a number of conveniences and amenities that make dog ownership simpler. If you have a little time to spare and don’t need to move...

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Three Self-Storage Tips To Keep Your Belongings Safe And Sound

Posted by on Feb 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Self-storage units allow you to store items while downsizing or moving. While many precautions are taken by the storage facilities, it’s important that you do your best to protect your belongings as well. Learn how to keep your personal belongings safe with the three self-storage tips listed below. Bundle Up Your Electronics When moving electronics into a storage unit, it’s important to not only protect them from scratches, cracks, and falls, but from temperature changes as well. A climate-controlled storage unit is your best...

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Pubescent Picasso In The Family? How To Clean Messy Masterpieces From The Carpets

Posted by on Feb 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Children are often filled with creativity and need to be able to express themselves artistically. The only problem with some of their artistic endeavors is that a mess is often made when they allow their creative juices to flow. When the mess is made, it is often quite unsightly and can be difficult to remove if you do not know what you are doing. Use the following guide to learn the best ways to remove little dried stains that your pubescent Picasso may have accidentally gotten on your carpets during a time of intense creativity: Prepare the...

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Why You Should Add Keyless Entry Locks To Your Home

Posted by on Feb 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

For years, traditional key entry deadbolts have been the primary way to secure your home and keep your property safe from potential intruders. While it has been a reliable method for securing your home for a long time, there are new keyless entry methods that are easy to use and can make your home more secure. Consider the following reasons for adding keyless entry locks to your home. Make It Difficult To Break In Keyless entry methods eliminate the need for a physical key and tumbler-operated lock, meaning that the ability to pick the lock...

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How To Make Moving Less Stressful

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Nobody enjoys moving. It is often a logistical nightmare of trying to find time to pack, and then figuring out how to pack everything efficiently. Instead of stressing out over your move, follow these tips that will help make it easier for you. Reserve Your Moving Truck Early Many people have leases that end around the first of the month, and often do not have an overlap between apartments. If you do not reserve your moving truck early enough, you are going to be fighting with these people for the last truck available. Make sure you reserve...

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