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HELOC vs Personal Loan - What's The Difference_

HELOC vs Personal Loan – What’s The Difference?

Reading Time: 4 minutes If you’ve ever taken out a loan, you know that there are many different financial products you can choose from. But you may not be fully aware of the differences between each loan type. Here is a look at a HELOC vs personal loan – two of the most common

Personal Loan vs Home Improvement Loan

Personal Loan vs Home Improvement Loan – What’s The Difference?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Thinking of renovating your home? Well, you will likely need to take out a loan to finance your project. Here is a look at two of the most common ways to finance a home renovation: a personal loan vs home improvement loan. Table of Contents What is a Home Improvement

When is the best time to buy a house

When Is The Best Time To Buy A House?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Buying a home is ultimately a subjective decision which should be made based on your personal situation, however factors like the season, the housing market and interest rates, can impact your decision in a big way. Key Points There are no hard and fast rules for the timing of buying

How do home auctions work

How Do Home Auctions Work?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Buying a property at an auction may seem like a great way to find a good deal, but it’s worth thinking about the risks beforehand, which include ending up with a property that needs repairs or renovations. Get to know how auctions work and what’s involved before you enter the

How Does Rental Property Tax Deduction Work

How Does Rental Property Tax Deduction Work?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Rental income can be a nice passive income to add to your salary. Whether you own one or several rental properties, you may be eligible for a rental property tax deduction, which is great if you’re in a high tax bracket. Before you take rental property tax deductions, understand how

How to calculate market value of a property

How To Calculate Market Value Of Property

Reading Time: 6 minutes Setting an accurate price for your home or investment property involves considering your homes features, comparable properties in the area, and the current real estate market. Get to know the ins and outs of what fair market value is, and how to calculate this, before you head off to sell

How to list a house for sale by owner

How To List A House For Sale By Owner

Reading Time: 5 minutes Listing your home for sale by owner (FSBO) isn’t easy, you’ll need to carve out lots of time and do your research. But if you’re up for the challenge, you could save money by shaving off extra costs. Key Points Sometimes people choose to sell their houses without using a

What it takes to become a realtor

What It Takes To Become A Realtor

Reading Time: 6 minutes A brief overview Think you’ve got what it takes to become a realtor? Getting a real estate license is just the first step towards building your career as a realtor. Building your business is the biggest part of being successful in the real estate game. Tips for Success A career

Home buying process timeline

How Long Is The Home Buying Process Timeline?

Reading Time: 6 minutes Key Takeaways Your home buying journey can take several months, but once you’ve found your perfect property, the closing process takes about 6 weeks. However, there are quite a few variables that can impact the process, so it’s important to consider all the steps involved. Whether you’re buying a home

How to Find the History of a Property Online

How To Find The History Of A Property Online

Reading Time: 5 minutes Part of being a successful real estate investor is doing your due diligence. Whether you’re looking to purchase a rental property or you’re purchasing a home to live in – it’s crucial to know what you’re getting yourself into before you make a purchase. Here is a look at how