Archives for May 2016

Buying Real Estate is a good way of long term investment

Unless we win a lottery, very few of us will end up getting rich overnight! Most of us work hard and even go without at times to save up our money. That’s not enough, though. We also need to put the money we earn to work – by long-term investing and managing a diverse portfolio – to see anything like real wealth. When you do this, remember that a very important part of your long-term investment should be real estate. You may feel that your money is safer in a term deposit or bank account – but all you earn… [Read More]

Some of the Advantages and Disadvantages to Buying a Condo

In this day and age, with prices skyrocketing, it isn’t always easy or affordable to own a house. So a lot of people, yourself perhaps, have considered buying a condo. Not only is the price more attractive, people today have busier lives, and it’s nice to have someone else – like a residential property management company – doing all the outside maintenance! As with anything, of course, there are both pros and cons to owning a condo.

Suggestions on How to Provide the Best Services for Your Tenants

A landlord-tenant relationship is just that – a relationship. And like any other relationship, it takes a good beginning, and regular maintenance to keep it good. Many landlords bend over backwards being nice to get tenants to sign a lease – then can’t be found when repairs are needed! Just like in a healthy marriage, the work you put in after the paper is signed, is even more important than the effort you made beforehand. Providing the best services possible to your tenants is the key to success for owners and residential property management companies. The way to do this… [Read More]

How to Choose the Right Property for Your Needs

Everyone talks about how profitable it is to invest in real estate. And yes, if you make the right choices at the right times, it most certainly is! But it’s not guaranteed.

Things to Look for When Doing a Property Ocular Visit

It’s important that your property – your investment – remains in the best condition possible for as long as possible. Under normal living conditions, things in any unit change over time – they wear out, they wear down, and they wear through – what we refer to as normal ‘wear and tear’.