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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: How Has COVID Changed the Home Buying Experience?



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 Camila in Detroit, MI: Hi Brian, I’m certainly not thrilled with the pandemic situation but I’m feeling that I now […]

Ask Brian: What is the Best Marketing Strategy for a Beginning 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 from Nick from NE: Hi Brian, What’s a guy to do when he wants to get started with real estate investing? […]

Ask Brian: What are Some Useful Home Office DIY Projects?



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 Traci in MN: Hey Brian, I’ve been working from home since April with no end in sight. I made several […]

Ask Brian: Should We Buy a New Home or an Older 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 Kim and Howard in OH: Hello Brian, Our question might be more appropriate for a marriage counselor but it is […]

Ask Brian: How Do We Collect Rent and Treat Renters During the Pandemic?



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 Brad and Angela: Hi Brian, We don’t know if we are typical landlords but tenants missing multiple rent payments are […]

Ask Brian: How to Sell Your House for the Most Money



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 Germaine in LA: Hey Brian, I’m ready to sell my first house. A neighbor down the street sold his for […]

Which is Better – A Personal Loan or 0% APR Credit Card?



Whether you are trying to save a down payment for a first home or need to get better control of your household budget, loan consolidation can be at least part of the answer. The other part of the answer is usually spending less than you earn. Here, we take a look at the differences between […]

Ask Brian: Quick DIY Projects to Give an Old House a New Look



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 Jenny in PA: Hello Brian, My husband and I are proud new first time homeowners. We’ve been in our home […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Fine Tune My Real Estate Investment Strategy?



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 Mia in Tampa, FL: Hi Brian, I’ve been investing in real estate for about 28 years. It’s mostly part-time but […]

Ask Brian: Home Buyer Beware



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 Sally in WI: Hi Brian. I’m in the market to buy my first house. I’m not sure if it is […]