7 05, 2019

Should I Install Seamless Gutters On My Rental Property?

By |2019-06-25T23:10:41-04:00May 7th, 2019|Categories: Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property|Tags: |0 Comments

Do you need to put up new gutters on one of your rental properties? Have you thought about having seamless gutters installed? Gutters are a fairly easy DIY job for the DIY enthusiast, and seamless gutters are not a DIY project. Sometimes that frustrates handy landlords, so seamed gutters are chosen. Some landlords report seamless gutters are worth it though. Gutters are a simple concept, but a damaged gutter can do a great deal of damage to your rental property if the tenants don't keep you posted. If you're not at the property when it's raining, you might not notice

28 04, 2019

How Much Insurance Should A Homeowner Have?

By |2019-05-19T11:54:55-04:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Flipping, Florida, Georgia, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Lawyers, Rehab Loans|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

If you're living in a house you intend to flip, do you know how much insurance you should have as a homeowner? Obviously, you will need enough homeowners insurance to replace the home if it were destroyed in a fire or a hurricane, but what else do you need? Make sure that your belongings are also covered. Your belongings like jewelry, clothing, art, and other items might cost more to replace than a standard homeowners insurance would cover. This is not including any updates you've already made to the home like granite countertops or new appliances. Be sure to take

28 04, 2019

Should I Install A Metal Roof On My Rental Property?

By |2019-06-28T15:49:30-04:00April 28th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Remodeling Tips, Tennessee|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Does your rental property need a new roof? Are you thinking of installing a metal roof on your rental property? You should know that when you purchase residential metal roofing, you are going to pay a lot extra. These extra costs are partly due to the professional installation that requires special equipment and expertise and partly because the material is more expensive. Even the range of metal roofs can vary though and not all roofers will offer the same options in metal roofs, so before you make your decision, you should know your options. Steel roofs alone have more than

18 04, 2019

3 Sustainable Property Upgrades To Maximize Millennial Interest In Your Flip

By |2019-06-19T22:30:43-04:00April 18th, 2019|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Taxes|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Millennials are the largest group of homebuyers and they have a strong tendency to be attracted to homes that have sustainable upgrades. Here are three sustainable property upgrades that really appeal to the eco-conscious Millennial homebuyer: Heating & Cooling Upgrades Hi-tech thermostats are incredibly appealing to most Millennials. Nearly half of all energy use in the average US household is attributed to heating and cooling. Hi-tech thermostats help reduce these energy costs. Before paying for a hi-tech thermostat, check with your energy provider. Some offer low cost, incredibly energy conscious thermostats and they will install them for you. Insulating your

12 04, 2019

How To Determine How Much Paint You Will Need To Paint A Room

By |2019-04-12T23:46:18-04:00April 12th, 2019|Categories: Business, Calculator, Construction Loans, Flipping, Hard Money, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Remodeling Tips, Tenants|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

As a landlord, do you ever just guess how much paint you will need to paint a room in your rental unit? Do you ever end up with not enough paint or way too much? A good rule of thumb is to know that a gallon of paint covers a surface area of around 300 to 400 square feet. Determining The Surface Area Of The Walls Of A Room You'll need a tape measure to determine the surface area of a room. The area of one wall can be determined by measuring the height from the floor to the ceiling

5 04, 2019

Old Fourth Ward: Atlanta’s Hippest ‘New’ Community

By |2019-04-19T22:24:00-04:00April 5th, 2019|Categories: Commercial, Flipping, Georgia, Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Short Sales, Tenants|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

The Old Fourth Ward might just be Atlanta’s hippest so-called "new" community, and it appeals to young professionals and first-time homebuyers. If you find a deal on a home in Old Fourth Ward, snatch it up. If you need quick funding to make a property with great potential in Old Fourth Ward, contact us to see if we can help you out. This neighborhood is one of the newest in Atlanta and is found east of downtown and south of Midtown. Millennials are flocking to the area thanks to the new retail and dining from Ponce City Market. The Old

5 03, 2019

House Flippers Targeting Millennials Seeing Good Return

By |2019-03-05T12:01:56-05:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Flipping, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Selling|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Millennials are the new perfect market for house flippers. Why? Well, according to what Charles Tassell, chief operating officer at National Real Estate Investors Association, told Realtor.com, millennials want to move into home that require very little work. They don't want to have to do their own home upgrades, replace toilets and cabinets, or go through the hassle of re-siding a home. They'd prefer homes that are ready for occupancy. Plus, and here's the big thing, they make up 35 percent of the homebuyer market. Millennials outnumber homebuyers for every other generation. So, believe it or not, home flippers, your

5 03, 2019

How To Sell A Home To A Millennial

By |2019-03-05T11:57:39-05:00March 5th, 2019|Categories: Curb Appeal, Flipping, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Remodeling Tips, Selling|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Since millennials are now the biggest group of homebuyers, house flippers need to make some adjustments. Do you know how to sell a home you've just bought with the intent to flip fast to a millennial? So, first off you will need to find the right size and location. We discuss this in an separate blog post about millennial home buyers. Now, here are some smart ways to target this huge market. Make It Instagrammable Make it instagrammable? What does that mean? If you're in an older generation, this might not make a lot of sense. Yet, millennials fully enjoy

25 02, 2019

Why Vinyl Plank Flooring Is Perfect For Your Rental Home

By |2019-02-25T22:58:18-05:00February 25th, 2019|Categories: Hard Money, Hard Money Loans, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investing, Investment, Investment Properties, Investments, Leases, Leasing Your Property, New Construction, Remodeling Tips, Tenants|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Vinyl plank flooring, also called “luxury vinyl plank” or "LVP," is a great flooring option for your rental home. It's affordable, durable, and easy to install. Though there is new technology in carpeting that has made things easier for landlords, vinyl plank flooring is possibly an even better solution for whole home flooring. Luxury vinyl plank can give you the durability you need without having to replace flooring with each tenant turnover, if you choose a good product. Vinyl plank flooring can give you the look and texture of real hardwood floors. Plus, it is easily cleaned so that you

24 02, 2019

Check Downspouts & Gutter When You Buy A New Rental House

By |2019-02-24T16:03:10-05:00February 24th, 2019|Categories: Construction Loans, Foreclosures, Home Improvements, Home Upgrades, Investment Properties, Leases, Leasing Your Property, Rehab Loans, Remodeling Tips, Short Sales, Tenants|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

When you buy a new house that you intend to rent out, be certain to check the downspouts. These get overlooked too frequently and can cost landlords substantially. Attention to these should be part of your typical maintenance. See, for every inch of rain we get, our rooves divert around 600 gallons of water into our downspouts. You must make sure that this water diversion is working the way it should. Know this ahead of time, because renters often don't bother to report on these like this, especially if it doesn't affect them. Check Gutters For Clogs Clogged gutters throw