Timeshare Memberships

We are entering the time of year when families take a week or two off to travel to some tropical oasis instead of fighting the ice and snow that surround most of us. In the back of your mind, you might be wondering whether buying or renting a timeshare would be a solid investment. You’ve been vacationing at the same […]

Smart Strategies for Leasing Homes, Condos, Duplexes, and Townhomes in a Tight Real Estate Market

1. Looking for houses and looking for apartments are two completely different animals and require different approaches. In the apartments there is always another available next week. In the houses, each one is unique and, once rented, disappears. So being prepared is especially important when you need a home. That’s particularly true in high-end or well-located homes. 2. Remember, you […]

101 ways to make every second count

101 ways to make every second count; Time Management Tips and Techniques for More Success with Less Stress by Robert W. Bly Robert’s book is a good and useful book on time management, and this review highlights the highlights that were covered. I started with the content page: CONTENT Introduction Chapter 1: Quick Tips to Speed ​​It Up Chapter 2: […]

Karndean Vinyl Flooring – Possibly a Perfect Flooring

Karndean vinyl flooring is one of the most exciting new floor covering options available on the market. Karndean creates vinyl planks and tiles that realistically simulate natural materials such as wood, stone, slate, ceramic, and marble. With recent advancements in technology, these luxury vinyl planks and tiles look so unbelievably lifelike, they will amaze you. These floors are very different […]

Real estate investing: opportunities abound in an embedded market

Today, people are concerned about real estate investment opportunities. We are in the middle of an economic recession. Unemployment rates are skyrocketing. Bankruptcy and foreclosure filings are at an all-time high. The housing market continues to look bleak. The truth is, now is the time to capitalize on real estate investment deals. Home prices continue to fall across the country, […]

HVAC – Is Water Treatment Necessary?

Drummers, soap sellers … they have been called by many names. Water treatment specialists (probably the name they prefer) are everywhere. As a mechanical contractor, we have had many knocks on our door. With most large commercial buildings and industrial facilities in Memphis using mechanical water heating / cooling equipment, this industry is highly competitive, but is water treatment really […]

Collecting rent payments online

Collecting rent, writing receipts, updating tenant payment histories, and submitting late payment notices are time-consuming tasks. For property management companies and landlords, online rent payment solutions eliminate the need to manually collect rent payments and manage related accounting and paperwork. Electronic rent collection solutions provide a convenient, fast, and secure method of managing all of these tasks and more. Online […]

Real estate rental

Understanding your rental property Adding real estate to your portfolio can be a smart thing to do. Many do this by converting their first home into a rental when they can afford to purchase another primary residence. As I discussed earlier, each portfolio should have 20% invested at the alpha edge (see “Do What I Tell You: Portfolio Building Guide”). […]