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Common Construction Problems Found In Foreclosures

Common Construction Problems Found In Foreclosures

Buying a foreclosed property can be a lucrative investment, but it does come with some risks. The most obvious, and perhaps the most concerning, is the chance that there will be some severe construction problems down the road. Home renovations and repairs are...
Watch Out For These 5 Things When Flipping Properties!

Watch Out For These 5 Things When Flipping Properties!

Selecting the perfect property to flip is no easy feat. Depending on your market you may have too many or too few options to choose from. Regardless of which is true, it’s important to stay away from certain properties to increase chances of a higher profit. If you...
Three Steps to Take Before Purchasing Bank-Owned Property

Three Steps to Take Before Purchasing Bank-Owned Property

Bank-owned properties have given homebuyers everywhere a reason to celebrate over the last few decades. They provide opportunities to obtain properties at a reduced price; a situation that appeals to both the brain and the wallet. Unfortunately, bank-owned properties...
Finding the Best Contractor

Finding the Best Contractor

Contractors are not one in the same. Finding a good one is like finding the right primary care physician for your family. The proper research must be done and sometimes you’re not going to get it right the first time around. To save yourself time and money, be sure to...
Renovating Your Home While On A Budget

Renovating Your Home While On A Budget

If you’re feeling inspired to change up your home, taking the time to think about the renovation ahead of time can help you stay on budget. You’ll want to get the most return on your investment, especially if you plan on selling in the future. Before...
How to Manage Risk in Construction Management

How to Manage Risk in Construction Management

Risks are the order of the day in every construction site. Managing these risks is highly essential to prevent the possibilities of injuries of construction workers. The concept of risk management follows three major undertakings including evaluating the risks...
New Technologies in the Construction Industry

New Technologies in the Construction Industry

Cutting-edge technology is about to completely change the construction industry. More firms are relying on technology to deliver remarkable projects. Technology in the industry improves safety, efficiency, quality, productivity and also reduces costs. What are some...
5 Trends Causing Change in the Construction Industry

5 Trends Causing Change in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is in a state of change, prompted by environmental concerns, social reform, and new business models. Together, these factors are helping a few new trends to take the construction industry into a new era. Prefabricated Dwellings are in Demand...
The Process of Real Estate Rehabilitation – Steps 5, 6, & 7

The Process of Real Estate Rehabilitation – Steps 5, 6, & 7

Now that we covered the first four steps of the 7-step process let’s go over the final three steps of rehabilitating a home for resale. If you’ve read my past two blogs, you’ll know that the steps we’ve already covered are: creating a plan, preparing the scope of...