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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: The Good, Bad, and Ugly for Homebuyers Late in 2021



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 Dale in OH: Hi Brian, I’m a terrible procrastinator! My finances say that I’ve had the ability to buy my […]

Ask Brian: Mom and Pop Real Estate Investing Tips in a COVID World



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 Southern Cal: Hi Brian. My husband and I want rental properties and have a little over $50,000 to […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Start Finishing My Basement 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 from Stan in MN: Hello Brian. This is the fourth year our family has lived in northern Minnesota. Our two children […]

Ask Brian: Will this Fall Be a Better Time to Buy a Bigger 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 Hannah in LA: Hi Brian, It’s time for a bigger house! We’ve been in our first house for six years […]

Ask Brian: Is Real Estate a Better Investment than Stocks for Working Professionals?



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 Chelsey in Philly: Hi Brian. I’m a busy 34-year-old professional that bought my first house at age 28. My […]

Ask Brian: What New Homeowners Should Know About Insurance



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 Sammy in MA: Hi Brian, I’m thrilled that after eight months, I have an accepted offer on my first house. […]

Ask Brian: Will My Deck Last Another Season?



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 Kevin in KY: Hey Brian. The deck outside our back door isn’t huge but we use it a lot during […]

Ask Brian: How Should I Invest Settlement 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 Kinsley: Hi Brian. Last week I was notified that a settlement for a horrific car accident is about to become […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Deal with Bad Neighbors?



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 Ken near Seattle: Hey Brian, I’m in a newer neighborhood where controlling the cost of homes means tiny yards. These […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Prepare for a Wildfire?



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 Lorrie in ID: Hi Brian. My family and I recently made a big lifestyle change. After several visits, we moved […]