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  • Two Questions You Should Ask Before Renting Commercial Office Space

    Whether you're just starting out or are expanding your business, you'll need office space at some point. In the stress and excitement of looking for a place to hang your shingle, sometimes important questions that can have a major impact on your business go unasked. Here are two things you need to discuss with your commercial landlord before you sign a lease. What Are the Building's Hours of Access? One thing business owners commonly overlook is the building's access hours.
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  • Tips For Selling Your Home Fast Without Making Any Expensive Home Improvements

    If you have made an offer on a new home, you'll need to sell your old home fast. If not, you'll be stuck with two mortgages until your old home is eventually sold. You may also be trying to save money by avoiding major renovations to make the home more marketable. That said, there are some cheap things you should be able to do to make a home look more appealing.
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  • Where To Buy A Luxury Waterfront Home With An Easy Commute To Manhattan

    If you work in Manhattan, and are in the market for a home with a view of the water, then you have lots of options. While it might sound nice to live in a high rise in Tribeca, overlooking the Hudson River, not everyone can afford to purchase a condo in Manhattan. Also, you might like a bit more space. If that's the case, then you should look outside of Manhattan.
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  • Three Tips for Selling a Home with Foundation Issues

    Foundation issues are a red flag for buyers. Most buyers who look at a home with foundation issues are going to say "no thanks" and move on to other options. However, there are a number of buyers out there looking for fixer-uppers. Some of these buyers may not mind a home with fixable foundation issues. The secret to selling your home with foundation issues is finding these buyers and providing the right information to convince them that your home is the fixer-upper worthy of their time and money.
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  • What Makes A True Luxury House?

    Luxury is a term that developers and management companies like to throw around a lot nowadays, but what makes a house truly luxurious? Turns out the answer is extras -- extra amenities, fixtures that have extra features, and extra effort in sourcing materials for things like countertops. State-of-the-art features are also hallmarks of luxury homes. While some of these can also be installed in non-luxury homes, they typically aren't placed in those that are newly built.
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  • Looking To Buy A Home? 3 Things To Know That You Cannot Change On Your Own

    When some people look at properties that they may be interested in buying, they also consider the fact that they can make improvements, additions, or changes down the line to better fit their specific demands. Adding a new bedroom, expanding the kitchen, and fixing up the landscape are a few options. But, it is the things that you cannot change that will likely impact your satisfaction over time. It is important to understand what is completely out of your control before you commit to buying a certain home.
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  • Preparing For A Showing? Don't Miss The Fridge!

    If you're listing your home for sale, one of the things your real estate agent will tell you is that you need to stage the house. Staging means eliminating clutter, organizing, and making the home look welcoming to prospective buyers. While it's easy to go room-by-room and deal with the furnishings and pictures, one of the things you might not think about is the refrigerator. Since buyers will look at every single available space in your home, the fridge is an important consideration, too.
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  • Looking To Buy A Home To Run Your Online Business From? 3 Features To Make A Top Priority

    When most people go house hunting, they are looking for features that work for their family. A certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms typically make the list of must-haves. But, if you operate an online business and want to continue doing so from your home, you need to think about other details. Prioritizing your business makes sense because of the fact that it is how you generate income to pay the bills.
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  • Investing In Real Estate? 5 Things To Do Before You Buy

    When thinking about getting into real estate investing, planning and preparing are two of the most important factors for success. There are a lot of misconceptions about this method of investing, so it's vital to sort out what your actual prospects are and how you can make the most of your new venture. Here are 5 planning tips for the newbie real estate investor. Remember It's a Business. Although you may not feel like you're running a business, owning investment properties is just that.
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  • Want To Buy A Quiet Home For Your Family? 3 Features To Prioritize

    Before you start looking at properties to buy, one thing that you need to do is create a priority list. Whether you have a family or fully intend on starting one in the future, some of your top priorities may relate to this matter. You may want plenty of bedrooms and bathrooms, as well as a quiet home. Naturally, this means homes on a busy street are out of the picture, and it is also beneficial to avoid corner lots.
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