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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: Tips for Selling a Home During the Winter



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. Elizabeth from Nevada asks: Brian, I just got a job offer out of state that I’m going to take and I […]

Ask Brian: Planning Your New Year 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 Jerry in Utah: Hey Brian, I’m a pretty enthusiastic DIY guy. I always have one or two projects going at […]

Ask Brian: Will Rentals Remain a Good Investment?



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. Terry from NE asks: Hello Brian, I’m not new to residential investing. I bought my first rental house in 2012 and […]

Ask Brian: What Goes Into a Basic Comparative Market Analysis?



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. Lydia from Bakersfield, CA asks: Brian, I took some general advice to talk with several real estate agents when I decided […]

Ask Brian: Inexpensive DIY Projects for the Holidays



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 in Illinois: Hello Brian. I have the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day off from work. But of […]

Ask Brian: Can I Time the Real Estate Investment Market?



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. Jim from outside Louisville, KY asks: Hello Brian, I’m a big believer in real estate as a secure investment with a […]

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 […]