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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 are a Few Good DIY Projects for November?



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 Malinda on the Michigan Peninsula: Hello Brian. It’s cold outside but I miss working on home projects this time of […]

Ask Brian: What are Some Rental Investing Traps and Pitfalls to Avoid?



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. Buster from Omaha, NE asks: Brian, I’m a weekend warrior investor in rental houses. I currently own two but have bought, […]

Ask Brian: What Are Some Nuances First Time Buyers Should Know About?



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. Heidi from Savannah, GA asks: Hello Brian, I’m looking to buy my first home. I’ve done the financial part about being […]

Ask Brian: How to Quiet Plumbing Pipes that Bang, Rattle, and Roar



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 Nicholas in rural Ohio: Hello Brian. Our 1,900 square foot house is 17 years old and has never had any […]

Ask Brian: Where Do I Begin as a Real Estate Investor?



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. Chelsea from Kalamazoo, MI writes: Hi Brian, I’m ready to plunge into real estate investing but there seems to be too […]

Ask Brian: How to Sell Quickly This Fall?



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. Heidi from Bloomington, Indiana asks: Brian, we unexpectedly have to relocate for work reasons. We have about two months to make […]

Ask Brian: What Are Some Easy and Low Cost DIY Projects for Energy Savings?



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 Jerry in Carlisle, PA: Hello Brian.This will be the first winter for my wife, son, and me in our new […]

Ask Brian: Should Investors Worry About a Real Estate Bubble?



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. Chicken Little from Somewhere, USA writes: Hi Brian,  Four years ago, at age 29, I bought and flipped my first house […]

Ask Brian: What’s the Story with Rent-to-Own Homes?



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. Curt from Mississippi asks: Hey Brian, I’m 23 and have absolutely no experience buying a home other than occasionally reading your […]

Ask Brian: What Are Some Good DIY Projects Without Breaking the Bank?



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 Gabby in Columbus, IN: Hello Brian.I expect about six more weeks of decent weather this fall. I’d like to get […]