5 Ways We Sold Our Home On The First Showing For Full Asking Price


  When we bought our condo people thought we had lost our marbles. Everyone knew we were desperate to find a house after our very quick relocation, but they didn't think we were that desperate. Maybe we were desperate, or maybe we were smart, or maybe we were both. But our condo was a diamond in the rough... Very rough. The condo had been previously owned by a heavy smoker. Not only did it smell bad from the smoke, but in the upstairs, ... READ MORE »

10 Things I’ve Learned Being a Landlord

For rent: landlord tips

  1. Screen tenants thoroughly. A credit check is better than a gut check. Use www.rocketlease.com to screen candidates. Don't be fooled by "I'm going to love your property as if it were my own home" claims. Proof is in the pudding. 2. Wait for a better tenant. Don't sign a tenant out of desperation. You'll pay in the end. 3. Have a solid rental contract. Here's what we use for a contract. Customize it to meet your needs, but make ... READ MORE »