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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: Airbnb Investment Pros and Cons



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. Dave and Erin from Las Vegas write: Hi Brian, we’ve never invested in real estate beyond our own home. We’re thinking […]

Ask Brian: Selling & Buying – What To Do?



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. Jan from Boring, Oregon asks: Hey Brian, my husband and I knew four years ago when we bought our first home […]

Ask Brian: How To Decide If A DIY Project Is Right For You?



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 Phillip in WA: Hello Brian. I’d say that I’m an intermediate when it comes to home improvement projects. My carpentry […]

Ask Brian: Questions Agents Ask 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. Sheila and Craig from PA write: Hi Brian, my husband and I are both relatively successful real estate agents. For 12 […]

Ask Brian: Can Buyer Benefit from a FHA Section 203(k) Mortgage?



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. Suzan from Mobil, AL asks: Hello Brian. My husband and I have four children and will being having another in five […]

Ask Brian: Sellers’ Conversations With Agents



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. Pamela from Lorain, OH asks: Hello Brian, this isn’t my first rodeo when it comes to selling my home. The last […]

Ask Brian: How to Install a Tankless Water Heater



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 Mike in ID: Hello Brian. Last week our hot water tank unexpectedly stopped working. Well, may not completely unexpectedly. Over […]

Ask Brian: What Are My Competitive Investment Advantages in This 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. Carl from TX writes: Hi Brian. I’ve been investing in real estate for a little over 8 years. I received a […]

Ask Brian: What are Contingency Clauses?



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. Rebecca from Hillsgrove, RI asks: Hello Brian, My home has been up for sale about 8 weeks. This week, I received […]

Ask Brian: Can a Self-Employed Person Qualify for a Mortgage?



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. Cathy from AZ asks: Hello Brian. I’m a self-employed shop owner in a Grand Canyon tourist town. Business has been good […]