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Getting Started in Commercial Real Estate

Getting Started in Commercial Real Estate

What do you think of when you consider real estate? Do you imagine leading potential buyers on endless guided home tours, or working with sellers to post social media tips about yet another four-bedroom ranch? Residential real estate agents get a lot of attention on...
Is Your Dream Home a Flip or a Flop?

Is Your Dream Home a Flip or a Flop?

Residential homeowners care about renovation quality because they have to live with the results. But for so-called house-flippers – real estate investors who purchase shoddy properties for the sole purpose of fixing them up for resale at profit – this...
Should You Buy or Build?

Should You Buy or Build?

What does success and achieving the American Dream look like to you? For many, the answer would be owning a home – with or without the stereotypical white picket fence. Owning a house implies permanence and financial in a way that even long-term renting never...
Hidden Costs of Homebuying

Hidden Costs of Homebuying

Buying a home requires a lot of money – in fact, a home might just be the most expensive possession a person will ever own. There are some obvious costs associated with buying a home, such as a down payment or mortgage, but others less-familiar costs can also...
4 Helpful Tips for First-Time Landlords

4 Helpful Tips for First-Time Landlords

With the number of homeowners shrinking each year, more and more people are turning to renting as a long-term housing option. Savvy investors might opt to take advantage of this pro-renting trend by buying an investment property or renting out their own home to...
Spring Cleaning: Preparing for a New Tenant

Spring Cleaning: Preparing for a New Tenant

Spring has come around again, bringing with it the end of another lease. You collect the keys from your previous tenant and wish them well; now, you have to start looking for a new tenant to fill the space. But the process of turning over a unit isn’t as simple...
Can You Buy a Home With Bitcoin?

Can You Buy a Home With Bitcoin?

Homebuying. You skimp and save for years to afford your first house, counting down the dollars until you finally have enough for that first deposit. In this market, you aren’t alone in keeping a hawk’s eye on your property savings; after all, the average...
Top 7 Blogs for Real Estate Professionals

Top 7 Blogs for Real Estate Professionals

Jason Cohen is the founder and current leader of Jason Cohen Pittsburgh, an informal forum for real estate professionals in the city. Jason’s goal as a community figure is to ensure that real estate operatives of all skill levels have the tools and connections they...
Pro Tips for an Easy Move

Pro Tips for an Easy Move

This post was created with the help of our friends at Bellhops Moving   It’s finally here. After months of planning, preparation and growing excitement you are ready to move into your new home. But, there are a few things you can do to make the move as smooth as...