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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 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 […]

Ask Brian: DIY Yard Shed to End the Summer



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 Bob in VA: Hello Brian, a few months ago, my girlfriend moved in. We have a two-car garage where we […]

Ask Brian: Is This a Good Time to Invest in Real Estate?



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 Rosemary in Northern California: Hi Brian, I think that I may have confused myself trying to decide if now is […]

Ask Brian: What Should I Do When Selling My Home with Little Equity?



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 Gil in OK: Hello Brian. I’m in big trouble. Right now, I’m more than a month behind on my mortgage […]

Ask Brian: DIY Best Done in August



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 Ben in WY: Hey Brian, I’ve been following your DIY ideas. August is kind of a unique month in the […]