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How to Deal with a Damaged House as a Landlord

Have tenants ruined your house? Fed up with being a landlord, but don’t know how to sell a damaged rental house? We know how frustrating and stressful that can be.

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Is the Housing Market Going to Crash in 2021?

The year is 2021, and you’re ready for a change of scenery. Relocation is no longer a down-the-road dream. At this point, it’s become firmly planted, you tell your spouse, in the I’m leaving whether you come with me or not category. But still, there’s no way around asking the question you’re both wondering: Is […]

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How to Prepare for a Move: Your 2021 Moving Checklist

If you’ve recently sold your home or anticipate doing so in the near future, it probably means there’s a move on your horizon. Even folks who have gone through the process dozens of times sometimes still struggle knowing how to prepare for a move. There’s a lot to consider, and if you’re moving out of […]

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Zillow Offers: Good Deal or Bad Idea?

Every red-blooded American is familiar with Zillow, the home buying, selling, renting, leasing, and/or ogling-mansions-for-fun website. It can be an extremely helpful resource when looking for a new pad in particular. But with the recent addition of “Zillow offers” — available in 25 U.S. markets including Cincinnati as of late March 2021 — more sellers […]

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What to Do About an Abandoned House on Your Street

Everyone knows that an abandoned house is an eyesore. When you have a vacant house on your street, it can devalue the other properties in your neighborhood. It can lead to a transient element that jeopardizes neighborhood safety or it can simply attract raccoons, rats, and other critters you probably don’t want around your home. […]

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What Does a Title Company Do?

If you’ve ever sold a house or even just begun the process of looking into it, you may be familiar with title companies. They represent a necessary step in any home sale, but why is that? What does a title company do exactly, and why do you need one? Let’s take a look at what […]

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6 Great Ways to Lower Your Home Building Cost

Home building cost is a pretty important question for anyone looking to build. So what considerations do you need to take into account when you’ve decided to go down the exciting road of building a new home? Read on to find out! The short answer is that home building cost very much depends on the […]

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3 Myths of a “Cash for Keys” Agreement

If you’ve been a landlord for any length of time, chances are you’ve had to deal with difficult tenants before. Sometimes they become more than a mere difficulty though, and you need them gone. But eviction is an arduous and frustrating process to go through. That’s why last month we gave you some alternative ways […]

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3 Legal yet Sneaky Ways to Get Rid of Bad Tenants

Being a landlord is hard work. You deal with property issues, taxes, and much more. But what about when your tenants become the problem? How do you get rid of them? Can you sell your rental property with tenants in it? Well, the good news is that there are recourses. With that, let’s look at […]

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The 5 Biggest Home Renovation Costs to Sell a Home

Congrats! You’re selling your home, and that’s a big deal. Depending on your situation, you can often avoid some home renovation costs. But what is the cost of selling a house and what are the most expensive home repairs? If you sell with a Realtor, they’re going to suggest some updates. And if you haven’t […]

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