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3 Tips to Win a Bidding War

3 Tips to Win a Bidding War

Purchasing a home is an exciting time that marks a new beginning for many people. But obtaining your dream home can certainly be a process that people aren't always prepared for.  One common situation that occurs in the homebuying process is a bidding war. A bidding...

5 Biggest Mistakes People make on Remodels

5 Biggest Mistakes People make on Remodels

It's not always easy to know what you should do when it comes to a remodel. Sometimes, the desire for change can lead you down an unproductive path that leads nowhere; and other times, the fear of change keeps you from being open to new possibilities. If you're...

When Should You DIY vs. Hiring a Contractor?

When Should You DIY vs. Hiring a Contractor?

There are times in life that people need to choose between hiring a contractor and doing it themselves. Before deciding between the two, they need to be sure that they have all the points required for the selection. We shall look at the key factors they need to...

How You Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

How You Can Make Your Home More Energy Efficient

Notably, many homeowners have high monthly energy costs. The rise in expenses is because of overusing energy. Therefore, homeowners need to be aware of the power they use and ensure they use it sparingly. The following are ways that they can improve the energy...

Salvageable Items in a Home Demolition

Salvageable Items in a Home Demolition

Did you know that waste from demolition and deconstruction is one of the major contributors to environmental degradation? The rise in home renovations has increased tons of waste in landfills, especially in the United States of America. Environmental activists have...

AI and Big Data in Real Estate

AI and Big Data in Real Estate

In the digital age, you’d be hard-pressed to find an industry that has not been majorly impacted by technology. Publications such as Forbes, The Economist, and Bloomberg are constantly sharing articles about the use of new technologies. Things such as big data, loT or...

Real Estate Mistakes to Avoid

Real Estate Mistakes to Avoid

While there is certainly money to be made in real-estate investing, there are definite real-estate mistakes investors want to avoid making. Luckily, taking the time to do adequate research can help an investor avoid many of these pitfalls. Concocting and executing a...

2021 Real Estate Trends

2021 Real Estate Trends

The trends forming in real estate for 2021 are important to know if you want to prepare and profit this year. Drastic changes have occurred within global economies, and it’s time you strategize on how you can adjust and then thrive as a real estate professional. The...

Handling an Accident on a Construction Site

Handling an Accident on a Construction Site

Certain types of work are more hazardous than others. Construction is a great example of an industry that involves higher risks. Every year there are new initiatives and programs enacted in order to improve worker safety. Regardless of the important efforts,...

Real Estate Red Flags

Real Estate Red Flags

Real estate investment is commonly viewed as one of the steadiest forms of investment. Thi sis largely due to the fact that property values usually increase over time, however, it does not necessarily mean that investors will always be guaranteed a major profit. It is...