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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 to Fix Stubborn Doors



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 Jim of Odesa, TX: Hello Brian, my home is a 17 year old ranch style. Mostly the house is in […]

Ask Brian: Am I Ready to Be a Homeowner?



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 Luke of Goldsboro, NC: Hi Brian, My wife and I have been married seven years and are in our early […]

Ask Brian: What are the Key Concerns for Fixer-Rental Investors?



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. Les from Tampa, FL writes: I’ve been a landlord before but out of the business for about five years. As I […]

Ask Brian: How to Improve Winter 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 Daniel of Maple Grove, MN: Hi Brian, This is our first winter in our home since moving from a warmer […]

Ask Brian: What Financing Options Make Sense for Our Last 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 Cathy of Medford, OR: Hi Brian, My husband and I plan to retire in about 4 years. Our last child […]

Ask Brian: What is a Win – Win Strategy for Mobile Home Investors?



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. This week is about investors working together with mobile home park owners and mobile home buyers. Question. Gustavo from the Washington D.C. […]

Ask Brian: How to Go About Hiring a Remodeling Contractor



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 Rick of Boise, ID: Hi Brian, for Christmas I told my wife she could have her dream kitchen. Although she […]

Ask Brian: What Do I Need to Know About Credit Scores?



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. Credit score questions are the most commonly asked. Here I answer a couple of the most frequently asked. Question. John from Green […]

Ask Brian: What Questions Should New Investors Ask?



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 Linda of Cincinnati, OH: Hello Brian, I bought a condo as my own home a little over 3 years ago. […]

Ask Brian: Winter and Holiday Home Care



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. This week is about holiday/winter related DIY questions. Question.Sasha from Scottsbluff, NE writes: Brian,this might seem like a trivial question but we […]