One of the concerns that I hear from a lot of investors are that there are no great deals that hit the MLS. Here are a few ways that you can try and see if you can catch a great deal. Visit For Sale By Owners. Sometimes you will find that FSBOs will take lower
While looking to rent out your rental home or suite, make sure that the place is extremely clean. You may also want to stage the home to give it that “at home” feeling. Tenants are often willing to pay for a beautiful rental property that they will be proud to live in. If you
Don't wait until New Year's Eve to set new financial goals. Take advantage of the last few weeks of the year to make a dent in debt and start saving. Here's how: Assess your debt and attack high interest obligations first. (or assess your situation and where to strike first) The first step is
Does early hardship in life keep children from becoming successful adults? It's an urgent question for parents and educators, who worry that children growing up in difficult circumstances will fail to reach their full potential, or worse, sink into despair and dysfunction. Social scientists have shown that these risks are real, but they also
"I need help. It's my grandparents. They live alone and I don't know what to do. They won't move and they are making some really bad decisions with money. I feel helpless." That's what a 30-year-old woman said to me recently after pulling me aside outside the post office. These types of conversations aren't
One of the best ways to attack any problem in life is head on. Money is no different. You can't ignore your financial situation or the stress just gets worse. You must decide you have had enough and take action to gain control of your finances and your future. Here are three steps you can
There are only two ways to have more money: Increase your income or decrease expenses. Take these ideas into consideration when thinking of how to decrease your "hard" costs. Click here to learn about some ways that you can decrease your household expenses.
Although we recommend hiring a property manager to look after your rental properties, it is also recommended that you try it yourself for the first property or two so that you know what exactly is involved in property management. Consider these tips to find good tenants and to manage your properties. More tips and videos