About Regina Gables

Regina Gables is a Realty Biz News Contributor and a freelance writer. With a background in Journalism, she enjoys writing on real estate topics such as home buying, real estate technology and opinionated editorials.

How Much Is Your Inherited Home Worth?



It doesn’t happen especially often, but every now and then, someone will find themselves the new owner of a home through inheritance. The top three reasons that people engage in estate planning are to avoid probate, minimize discord among beneficiaries, and protect children from mismanaging their inheritances. During the estate planning process, someone may leave […]

Behind The Houses: A Closer Look At Living Tiny



From HGTV to reality, tiny homes are popping up in communities and cities around the nation. These unique forms of housing push minimalism to the max, with entire families living in spaces sometimes as small as 500 square feet. But what about tiny homes has appealed to so many, and what continues to make them […]

How To Make An Old Home Feel New Again



Plenty of would-be home buyers love the idea of moving into a newly constructed home that’s designed to modern perfection. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 612,000 newly constructed homes were sold in 2017. However, not every couple looking to buy their first home can afford these often expensive constructions. Instead, they’re forced to settle […]

Millennials Are Risking Their Retirement To Buy Homes



According to a recent survey, owning a home makes you happy. In fact, nine out of 10 homeowners reported that owning a home made them happier than renting. It’s no surprise, then, that national homeownership rates reached 64.2% at the end of 2017. But that doesn’t mean that everyone can afford to buy their own […]

Will Adding a Pool Increase Your Home’s Property Value?



When we decide to invest in home renovations, our main goal may be to make a property more functional our family or more in-keeping with our personal preferences. But it’s also important to consider whether these changes will actually add tangible value to the home itself. For example, a recent Zillow analysis revealed that homes […]

The Most Expensive Mistakes Of Beginning Real Estate Investors



Plenty of people, particularly millennials, have shown significant interest in investing in real estate, and it isn’t hard to see why. With plenty of options available for ways to invest, it can be appealing as a form of investment to a variety of demographics. Many people have also found success through investing; a survey by […]

Essential Tips For Selling A Home With Kids



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Home Improvement: What Fixes Are Worth It?



Whether you’re currently living in your first home or you’ve been moving around for years, every homeowner wants to ensure their house is as valuable as possible. A few obvious tips and tricks can help improve your home’s overall value, such as maintaining utilities and fixing broken items. However, not every homeowner knows what home […]

What Amenities Are Tenants Really Looking For In 2019?



Most property managers and landlords recognize that amenities are the most alluring draws for potential tenants. Pools, fitness centers, and proximity to local events are just some of the most popular examples that someone might want from a rental property. When it comes down to choosing between two properties, it’s often the presence of amenities […]

Should You Replace Your Air Conditioner Prior to Selling Your Home?



For anywhere from a few to 12 months out of the year, American homeowners rely on their air conditioning units to keep their domiciles comfortable. Going without AC could lead to one of three heat-related syndromes— heat exhaustion, heat cramps, or heat stroke — so it’s no wonder that we’d rather keep temperatures low during the […]