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Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying and other housing inquiries email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com.

Ask Brian: What Should I Do When Selling My Home with Little Equity?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Gil in OK: Hello Brian. I’m in big trouble. Right now, I’m more than a month behind on my mortgage […]

Ask Brian: DIY Best Done in August



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Ben in WY: Hey Brian, I’ve been following your DIY ideas. August is kind of a unique month in the […]

Ask Brian: How Beginners Successfully Invest in Real Estate



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Susan in SC: Hi Brian, I recently inherited almost $150,000 from my sister’s estate. I’m 48 years old and want […]

Ask Brian: What Should I Know About Refinancing My Mortgage?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Ryan in NJ: Hi Brian. My wife and I bought our home a little over a year ago. We had […]

Ask Brian: Easy Seller DIY for Excellent Curb Appeal



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Julia in UT: Brian, the pandemic and resulting unemployment have not been good for Utah home sales. The mood is […]

Ask Brian: What are Some Good DIY Projects During the Heat of the Summer?



Question from Gerald in IN: Hi Brian, I’m one of the unemployment casualties of COVID-19. I’ve been out of work since April. I’m back to work almost full time but the household budget is still tight. That along with the ongoing virus threat means the family is planning to stay home this summer. As a […]

Ask Brian: What Are Some Passive Real Estate Investments in 2020?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Patti in CO: Hi Brian, The stock market has me scared to death. Especially this year after it tanked terribly […]

Ask Brian: How Do I know When I’m Ready to Buy a Home?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Mitch in TN: Hey Brian. I’m 32 and single. My income is about $100,000 with bonuses. I’ve been living a […]

Ask Brian: How to Install an Inexpensive Summer Patio Extension



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Barb in WA: Hi Brian, We love our short summer in the northwest and want to make the most of […]

Ask Brian: What is the Investment Outlook with the Economy Reopening?



Ask Brian is a weekly column by Real Estate Expert Brian Kline. If you have questions on real estate investing, DIY, home buying/selling, or other housing inquiries please email your questions to askbrian@realtybiznews.com. Question from Betty in Ohio: Hi Brian, I got started a little late following the 2008 recession but I did make my […]