Category: Real Estate

How to get your offer accepted

If you live in an area that has a low inventory of homes, you may have a hard time acquiring the home you want. With multiple offers being sent out within a day or two once they hit the multiple listing system, buyers get frustrated. Working with a good...

How To Get Commercial Property At Discount Prices

Your options for these types of real estate investments include apartment buildings, storage facilities, mobile home parks, offices and retail stores, shopping centers, or warehouses. The most important consideration when buying commercial real estate is making sure you get positive cash flow every month. This is actually getting easier...

The water will find a way

Water damage claims in Canada now account for 53% of all property insurance losses. * As a former insurance broker, I can attest to this statistic and even suggest that if all property damage were reported and covered, the number would be even higher. Why this growing trend? This...

Cleaning glass and hard water stains

For most people, their home is their most valuable asset. Every home or business owner understands the need for basic maintenance to maintain and protect their investment. It’s also true that many people view window cleaning more as a luxury than a necessity. The simple fact is that the...

How to spike your ARV before you buy

The main reason fixes and investments investors lose money is that they make mistakes when estimating value after repair (ARV). Getting the correct repair value and estimate, or at least close, is essential to your success. Analyzing the numbers in a deal is easy, but finding the numbers to...

What to consider before filing for divorce?

As a family law attorney in Fort Lauderdale, I have many friends who ask me, “What should I consider before filing for divorce?” As such, I have listed a few things to consider if a divorce or separation is imminent. Consult with an attorney. Although you may be able...

How to Wholesale Real Estate and Get Cash Fast

Of all the ways to make money on real estate investing, wholesaling is honestly one of my favorites, personally. It is the strategy we used to avoid financial disaster in 2001, when the events of September 11 caused the collapse of my aviation business. Wholesaling is when you have...

Massachusetts payroll, unique aspects of Massachusetts payroll law and practice

The Massachusetts State Agency that oversees the collection and reporting of state income taxes deducted from payroll checks is: revenue Department 51 Sleeper St. Boston, MA 02205 (617) 887-6367 (800) 392-6089 (in the state) http://www.state.ma.us/dor/dorpg.htm Massachusetts allows the use of the federal form W-4 if the exemptions claimed are...

Ten (10) reasons to work with a commercial buyer’s agent

Looking to buy commercial real estate for your business or as an investment? The following are ten (10) reasons to seriously consider using a commercial real estate agent to represent your interests. 10. Provide an administrator for the purchase process. A good commercial real estate agent will keep your...