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What can affect the profitability of a rental property?

 

In the residential lettings market, rents are rising, and competition is fierce. But what can affect the profitability of your BTL investment? We aim to find out here. As Stephen Clark, from Finbri bridging finance, says, “Demand for rental properties remains strong across the UK, but the market demand is not being met by the…

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Marilyn Monroe bought her own home just four months before she died.

 

August 4th marked the 60-year anniversary of the death of Marilyn Monroe, who would be 96 if she were still alive. Still a sex symbol today, the blonde bombshell started as a pin-up model before branching out into cinema. Famous for her comedies, such as Some Like it Hot and Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, she was…

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Make Your Property Perfect For Incoming Tenants With These Steps

 

If you have a property in your possession that is ready (or nearly ready) to be rented out to potential tenants, you’re going to have to make sure that you have everything perfectly lined up and sorted out. Tenants are going to be looking for somewhere that they can feel comfortable and somewhere they can…

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Up your real estate value with these 5 easy improvements

 

With British property prices on the rise, there’s a need to make your home stand out above the rest, especially if you’re considering selling it sometime soon. So before you put it on the market, take a look at what you can do to up its value and attract the right kind of buyer. While…

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When Is It Time to Move to a New Home?

 

There comes a time in every person’s life when they must ask themselves this question: “When is it time to move to a new home?” For some, the answer is easy. They may have outgrown their current home or are simply ready for a change. Others may find themselves struggling with the decision, unsure of…

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How to Buy a Property in Today’s Competitive Market

 

Introduction It is common knowledge that the current real estate market is thriving, particularly in Florida. It is always highly in demand, and prices are rising due to the influx of people by the hundreds of thousands and even the millions. You are now perplexed about how you will ever be able to buy a…

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July’s Top 10 Celebrity Real Estates: Sharon Stone, Amy Schumer & Greta Garbo

 

“Sharon Stone’s Historic San Francisco Home” One of San Francisco’s historic homes was once owned by Sharon Stone. With postcard views of the Golden Gate Bridge, the Italianate-Victorian home is currently the city’s most expensive home, listed at $39 million. Built in 1908 after the San Francisco Earthquake, it was the first home built in…

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Hawaii’s Waterfall Home – Justin Bieber’s Vacation Place

 

One of Hawaii’s most photographed homes with postcard views of a 240-foot natural waterfall, a sports stadium with seating for 450 people, a nine-tee golf course, an aquatic center, a two-story water slide, and some of Hawaii’s best ocean views is going to auction. With a secluded location on the Big Island’s northeastern shore, Waterfalling…

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Estate Agent Contracts Explained

 

When it time comes for you to sell your property we are more than likely to start researching which are the better estate agents who will not only achieve us a sale, but also the best possible price. Today we have many options from the national brands to the local family run concepts, hybrid /…

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Ivana & Donald Trump’s First Mansion

 

Back in 1982 five years after their marriage, Donald and Ivana Trump bought their starter mansion. The future president was only 35 and Ivana was just 33 when they purchased a home in Greenwich, Connecticut with 5.8 acres on a peninsula for $4 million. Always a family-oriented business, Ivana was also remodeling the Plaza Hotel…

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Buying A House & Land Package: An Easy Guide For Buyers

 

Whether you’re buying it as your home or as an investment property, a house and land combo have many appealing features and advantages. There are several misunderstandings around this particular property type. You need to be aware of multiple details before you purchase a house and land bundle, from “price baiting” to “2-part contracts.” What…

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4 Tips on How to Write a Property Description

 

Real estate agents typically don’t expect to be writing so much content about each of the properties they’re trying to sell. From promotional materials to property descriptions- there’s a lot of writing involved. And, if you’re struggling to make every property description unique and effective, you need to come up with a strategy. This strategy…

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What is Shared Living?

 

As property prices continue to rise as well as day to day living costs from utilities to food, we have to take a serious look at spend – For sure things do not look like they are going to cool down anytime soon. So with such financial demand on us relentlessly we tend to look…

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Things Estate Agents Should Consider When Conducting Maintenance On A Rental Property

 

When you’re managing a number of properties for clients, it’s important to remember that you have a duty of care for the tenants living in their properties. Whether those tenants have moved in or are planning to move in soon, you have an obligation as the estate agent to ensure that the property is safe…

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What You Need to Know When Designing a Logo for Your Real Estate Business

 

Although the real estate industry is massive and has many opportunities for investors and businesses, there’s also a lot of competition. With so many real estate companies vying for the same properties, you must do whatever it takes to differentiate your brand, so it stands apart. One of the simplest options is to create a…

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