The 5 Biggest Problems for Landlords in Minneapolis and How to Handle Them

Residential rentals offer fantastic tax benefits and can grow into significant wealth over time. But, for example, when looking at a potential investment and reviewing the accounting records, you can’t see all of the behind-the-scenes hours spent screening and dealing with tenants or the financial costs to create that steady and reliable flow of income. … Continued

Should I fix my home my Cape Coral home before selling or sell to a cash home buyer or list it As-IS with a real estate broker. The pros and cons.

I’ve been selling real estate for nearly 20 years, in my time I’ve witnessed all sorts of situations, what’s right for each Seller depends on the induvial and their ability to manage stress, contractors and design. I love watching HGTV rehabs. They take a home and make it look fabulous, they make it look so … Continued

4 Tips for Screening Tenants for Your New Minneapolis Rental Property

As a real estate investor, your role as property manager requires you to understand the importance of screening tenants to the future of your returns on an investment is as significant as the property’s location.  Just as you must perform due diligence before investing, you must perform thorough tenant screenings to protect your income stream, … Continued

Mortgage rate hikes, pushing Cape Coral payments higher

If you’re tracking real estate like we are, you’ve seen in the news the Federal Reserve is likely to raise the fed fund rate by .75% to 1%..Yikes!!!. We don’t always know how that will translate to the mortgage rates, sometimes it affects them and sometimes not as much. I’m anticipating a bump in mortgage … Continued

How to Determine Home Values in Minneapolis

Ready to sell? Now the tough part, understanding how to determine home values in Minneapolis.  Sellers often get caught up in memories that were created and attach an emotional value to the home. It can make the determination of the value an extremely difficult process and also result in the home being priced far out … Continued

Is Cape Coral going into a housing recession?

How do we know if were heading into good economic times or bad times? When is a good time to buy and when is a good time to sell? What are good indicators to watch for? The answer will be different for everyone, and it depends on if you’re planning to live in the home … Continued

Our Guide to Minneapolis Real Estate Contracts

As a real estate investor, when there is a deal at hand, there is necessarily a contract involved. While real estate contracts may seem intimidating, taking the time to familiarize yourself with the terminology you’ll encounter is well worth the effort. You’ll want to have a full grasp of contracts or a trusted guide to … Continued