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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: 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 […]

Ask Brian: How to Make Summertime DIY Fun



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 Ron in OR: Hello Brian. I’ve been waiting all winter and into the spring to get outdoors. I’ve cleaned up […]

Ask Brian: Should an Investor Get an Agent’s License?



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. John from Asheville, NC writes: Hi Brian. As an investor for 6 years, I’ve done most if not all of the […]

Ask Brian: Questions a Seller is Asking



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. Beth from TX asks: Brian, I’m a first time seller and I should probably be asking a lot of other questions, […]

Ask Brian: Should We Buy a House This Year?



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. Shelley and Keith ask: Brian. We’re not experts about when to buy a home but things seem to look really good […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Get Started With My First Home DIY Project?



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 Joel in LA: Hello Brian. I’ve been in my first house for about eight months. People would describe me as […]