Three ways to increase your IRA

I like solutions that give me maximum choice and control. I repair my own motorcycles and guitars. I do my own basic electrical and plumbing repairs. I file my own taxes…unless they get really complicated, in which case I know where to draw the line and call in an expert. Along the way, I’ve learned to avoid large, remote institutions, […]

Land Trusts: The Answer to Short Sales?

Flipping a property means liquidating a property for one price and immediately (within minutes, hours, or a day) “flipping” or selling the property to another ultimate buyer for a higher price. This is a great situation for a cash-strapped investor, as the investor usually doesn’t even need to come to closing with their own funds. In today’s real estate market, […]

Choosing a hot water heater for your home

If you’re looking for a new water heater, keep in mind that your options now go far beyond replacing your current storage tank water heater with one just like it. Since heating water typically consumes 10 to 15 percent of a home’s total monthly energy budget, the best new water heaters focus on heating water efficiently. Conventional storage water heaters […]

What is a lien and foreclosure?

A lien is a notice attached to your property that puts everyone on constructive notice that a creditor has a claim. A lien is usually filed and recorded with the county public records (if real property) or with the secretary of state (if personal property). Why does a bond help a creditor? Well… in order to sell or refinance the […]

Invest in Real Estate and Condominiums in Florida

Condos for Sale in Florida Buyers looking for a Florida vacation home are typically looking for a Florida condo for sale. It could be a luxury condo with an ocean view, a South Florida townhome on the intracoastal waterway, or a Florida beach property. Some buyers will prefer the Tampa area. Or maybe a luxury condo in the Central Florida, […]

Real Estate in India – Growth and Profits

INDIA-A BUSINESS DYNAMO Looking for office and residential space in India? If you’re not, you should be! India has the fourth largest economy in the world by gross domestic product, and is the second fastest growing major economy in the world. This is one of the biggest profit centers on the planet. The value of Class A real estate is […]

How to make acrylic and glass block window installations easier and improve quality at the same time

“I’m too scared to do this glass block window installation,” a customer recently said. “Don’t you have a way to make it easier, lighter and maybe even reduce clutter for my window project?” Fortunately, the answer is yes: it’s through the use of vinyl or aluminum framed windows built with acrylic blocks and glass. In this article you will learn […]

MDA Small Rental Assistance Program: Round Two?

Well, I must say that I was clearly disappointed in the way the MS Development Authority handled Rd. 1 of the SRAP (Small Rental Assistance Program). In my opinion MDA was a bit overwhelmed, however they recognized this and from what I hear from the inside they are fully preparing for Rd 2 and gearing it towards greater time efficiency […]

What are thresholds and transitions?

Oftentimes, it’s the little things in a flooring project that really get the job done, and that’s where thresholds and transitions come in! These little ones are the separation between one floor and another, or they can fill in the edge of your tile to give you the professional look you want. So what is the difference between threshold and […]