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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: What Exactly is an Ugly House?



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. Jewels from Chippewa Falls WI writes: Hi Brian. As an investor, I’ve flipped 3 houses in a little over four years. […]

Ask Brian: I’ve Decided to Sell. What Do I Do Now?



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. Kim from TN writes: Hi Brian. I’ve been on the fence about selling my home and buying in another neighborhood that […]

Ask Brian: Should I go With a Carport or a Garage?



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 Glen in Texas: Hello Brian. We bought an older small bungalow four years ago. It doesn’t have a garage and […]

Ask Brian: What Should Home Buyers Know About Systems and Major Appliances?



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. Brad from Oregon writes: Hi Brian. My wife and I started looking for a house to buy a week ago. We’ve […]

Ask Brian: How to Verify Rental Occupants and Sublets?



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 Leon of Northern, CA: Hi Brian. We enjoy reading your articles. My wife and I own rental houses in Northern […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Retire From Active Landlording?



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. Josh from NE Georgia writes: Hi Brian. Enjoy reading your articles. I’m almost 60. I have 30 houses that are now […]

Ask Brian: What Are Spring DIY Priorities?



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 Melinda of Greenville, SC: Hello Brian, we aren’t quite there yet but the weather is turning nicer and I’m excited […]

Ask Brian: How Do I Sell a House During Divorce?



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 Bradford of Sacramento, CA: Hi Brian, My wife and I separated and have filed for divorce. I moved out of […]

Ask Brian: What Are Challenges and Solutions for 2nd Time Homebuyers?



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 Rebeca of Cullman, AL: Hi Brian. Well, the family has grown from only two of us to four of us […]

Ask Brian: What are Today’s Liquidity Risks for Real Estate Investing?



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 NYC writes: I’m 44 years old and have been dabbling in real estate investing since 2104. Mostly I’ve been […]