Travtus helps landlords to keep tabs on their property’s health

The greatest source of information for any property manager is his or her tenants. After all, they’re the ones who report any issues first, and they generally know the status of your assets better than any inspector. All that said Travtus to the rescue.

Using a credit card to finance your home renovation project might not be a smart idea

Using your credit card to finance home repairs will almost certainly cost more.

Your clients need your help with home maintenance issues

One of the main tasks of real estate professionals involves guiding their clients throughout the entire home buying process, no matter if they’re buying or selling.

Small Town Commercial Investing the Benefits

If you are looking for stability more than big bang profits, investing in small town commercial properties will likely appeal to you. Not all small towns remain vibrant so, you’ll need to do your research and pick carefully. Commercial real estate is a mixed bag these days. Big gateway cities like NYC, Washington D.C., and

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Happy Tenants Mean More Money

If you want to make the most money for the least hassle, keep your tenants happy. That means putting a lot of work in when tenants first move in. That might sound like an oxymoron but it’s not. If you’re depending on rental properties to provide you with a retirement income, your tenants are some

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10 Steps to Take Before Listing Your Home for Sale

You love your home, but it is time to move on. It is time to put it up for sale to eventually let someone new fall in love with it. But before you begin putting up that “For Sale” sign, you have some things to take care of. These are the ten steps you should

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What a Fixer-Upper Really Entails

It’s no secret that buying a fixer-upper can give you much more purchasing power as you shop for a home. A home may need to be fixed up if it has been foreclosed, seized by the government or suffered neglect in repairs. It’s important to know which features of a particularly problem ridden house will

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Hard Money – When the Timing and Price Are Right

Hard money loans are often loans of last resort. They certainly have a place in every investor’s toolbox but these loans must be used appropriately. Terms and conditions for hard money loans vary greatly. However, they are typically short term loans with high interest rates and the real estate they are secured by needs to

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Property Flipping, And The Fundamentals That Make It Work

There are two sides to the word “flipping”. One is legal, and a great business model when done correctly. The other is an erroneous application of the word “flipping” in cases where someone uses illegal tactics such as mortgage fraud, secret cash incentives or misrepresentation of some material fact.

Using FHA to Pay for your Investment Rehab

Short sales and foreclosures are the two most prevalent vehicles for investors looking to purchase distressed properties at a discount. However they are not easy on either the nerves or the wallet. Almost all of them require some amount of rehabilitation and remodeling, along with bringing current any deferred maintenance the property may have suffered while it was sitting empty

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