Making Repairs Archive

Everything real estate investors need to know about repairs and renovations to spot and evaluate new investment opportunities and build equity on existing properties.

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What Is Investment Property Insurance and Do You Need It?

If you’re counting on an investment property to generate income, the last thing you want is for some unforeseen expense to obliterate your profits. Not only would this be counterproductive, but it c...

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Pros & Cons: House Flipping vs Turnkey Investment Properties

When it comes to real estate investing, the two top options are clear: house flipping or turnkey investments. While both options can help you meet your ROI goals, they’re very different investment s...

How Much Does It Cost to Demolish a House?

Whether you’re looking to buy your neighbor’s property and demolish their house to clear out a view or simply want to knock down an old house to make way for a new one—it’s going to cost you m...

What Is The Best Carpet for Rental Properties? Is Vinyl a Better Option?

Investors have a lot of design decisions to make as they set up their rental property. Door handles and trims may not make a huge difference, but one choice can make a big impact on the costs of your ...

Building a House

Learn the True Cost to Rebuild a House

What’s the true cost to rebuild a house? Sometimes, we might joke about things being so bad that we wish we could just knock down our house and start all over again. And, while often expressed in...

Home Renovation

How Do Construction Loans Work (And When They’re Useful)

The decision to build a home rather than buy is exciting, but not always accessible. Many buyers would rather have a house that is move-in ready - others love the freedom of choosing everything from t...

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The Best Bedroom Paint Colors for Selling Your House

The color of a bedroom can really affect its mood. While different people have different tastes, if you are trying to sell your home, then it is likely you are looking for recommendations of colors th...

The Most Important Repairs to Make Before Selling Your Home | List With Clever

The Most Important Repairs to Make Before Selling Your House

The process of getting your home ready to sell is overwhelming. There is clearing the clutter, endless amounts of cleaning, organizing, and essentially inspecting every corner of your property with a ...

What You Need to Know About Buying a Home with Foundation Issues

Updated March 20th, 2019 A home’s foundation is as essential as it sounds. The job of the foundation is to transfer the structure’s load to the rock or soil underneath, without excessive moveme...

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Should I Fix Up My House Or Sell It As Is

Updated April 9th, 2019 As you drive through your neighborhood and see sold sign after sold sign, you might be tempted to finally make that move you've been planning. When you remember the costly r...