Anita is a Realty Biz News Contributor and loves all things real estate from housing, marketing and investing.

About Anita Townes

Anita is a Realty Biz News Contributor and loves all things real estate from housing, marketing and investing.

Tips To Maintain Your Home’s Exterior



A well-kept house not only helps you feel proud as an owner, but it also helps retain value and cut renovation costs. If homes are not consistently looked after, larger damage can occur, which means more money to fix it. In your journey toward house preservation, here are some tips to maintain your home’s exterior. […]

Effective Ways To Reduce Your Energy Costs



Whether you’re looking to buy a home or preparing a home for sale—or if you simply want to save money—then you should be looking for effective ways to reduce your energy costs. This guide will introduce you to some of the best energy-saving amenities for residential homes. These amenities can decrease the money you spend […]

How Seasonal Changes Affect Your Plumbing



Every October, you’ll find homeowners in areas that experience cold winters making the rounds of their homes, detaching hoses, and shutting off valves that allow water to flow to outside faucets. They check insulation for pipes that run through garages or along the inside of exterior walls. When the forecast includes extreme cold, as in […]

Should You Build or Buy Your First Home?



Getting your first real house is an exciting time in life, even with all the big decisions you need to make. One of the first decisions you might encounter is whether you should build or buy your first home. Both options have their ups and downs, but one of the choices will probably come out […]

Ways to Help Multifamily Buildings Go Green



Recognizing the sheer amount of waste and pollution we create, people and businesses across the country are taking steps towards greater sustainability by way of both small and large-scale actions. Residential property investors and managers should also seek to make changes that will benefit the environment, as potential tenants will take notice and count them […]

Tips for Defending Your Home from Hail



Hail can cause a lot of damage to your home if you don’t make the right preparations. These tips for defending your home from hail will show you how to keep your home safe and secure when a storm rolls in. Prioritize Your Roof When you’re building your home or replacing an old roof, invest […]

Should You Sell Your House or Rent It Out?



If you’re a homeowner who is considering moving to a new area or has simply outgrown your current house, you have a large decision to make: should you sell your house or rent it out? Each option has various benefits as well as drawbacks. To make the decision that is right for you, carefully consider […]

Common Moving Day Mistakes to Avoid



Moving is a stressful process, and moving day can be even more chaotic if you don’t prepare yourself properly. One mistake on moving day can derail your whole plan to get into your new house. Here are a few common moving day mistakes to avoid.  Leaving Appliances for the Last Minute Do not plan to leave […]

Tips for Working from Home as a Real Estate Agent



There’s no question that the coronavirus has made work difficult for many and it certainly affected real estate agents. While every state is responding to COVID-19 differently, many real estate agents are still working from home and required to have a minimal number of people present during showings. While being out of the office and […]

How to Get Started Flipping Houses



Handy home repair people who keep their own houses in good shape might be surprised by the amount of math, muscle, and marketing involved in flipping houses. If you have assessed your own skill set and decided to give real estate investing a try, here are some pointers about how to get started flipping houses. […]