real estate: Hire A Home Electrician Or Do it Yourself? - 03/10/12 02:57 AM
While you may have the desire to modify or upgrade your home's electrical system to fit your needs, you need to be sure that you know what you are doing before you begin.  When it comes to the basics, electrical systems are quite simple, but beyond installing a ceiling fan it becomes very tricky and dangerous.  Read this article before you decide whether you want to tackle the project yourself or hire a professional.   The first thing you should ask yourself is if you have enough experience with electrical wiring?  If you intend to tackle a wiring project in your … (1 comments)

real estate: Trash Removal Costs, Are You Over Paying? - 03/10/12 02:21 AM

Well, this has been a pet peeve of mine for years, so I thought to share a little insight with everyone regarding the high costs of trash removal at your job site. As a veteran investor for Properties Central within the Worcester Massachusetts marketplace, I have run the gambit of situations when it comes to trash removal for my rehabs or home owner clean outs...It is a necessary cost of doing business, we have to get rid of the trash...But why does it have to cost so much? 
When you order that open top dumpster, your trash company usually gives … (2 comments)

real estate: Is It Time For New Windows? - 03/10/12 02:17 AM
Some home improvement projects are very obvious, while others are not. Windows kind of fall into that gray area. Sometimes we can really see that they need to be replaced, but at other times the signs might not be quite as clear. In this article, we will discuss some of the surest signs that it's time to replace your windows.
If you see condensation or a buildup of frost on your windows, it's time to consider replacing them. These are both signs that moisture is leaking in because the glass is either worn, or might be pulling away from the frame. … (0 comments)

real estate: Give Your Tiny Bathroom A Large, New Look! - 03/10/12 01:50 AM
Small bathrooms often feel cramped and difficult to change into an attractive and inviting area. Transforming yours doesn't have to be difficult though. Follow these simple steps to turn your small bathroom into a spa oasis that you can enjoy today.
Consider replacing your bathtub with a shower. Stand alone showers will always take up much less space than a traditional size tub, and many individuals find that they prefer them. Consider removing your tub and instead, installing a glass enclosed shower, with seamless doors and a tile back splash. You can also add glass block mirrors around the shower … (1 comments)

real estate: Why Sell Your Home to an Investor? - 11/01/11 11:00 AM
Selling your property quickly can be tough. If you have the luxury of time -- and have a desirable property -- it might be a good idea to hold onto your property for awhile and see if a buyer materializes. However, not everyone has the luxury of time or a picture-perfect property. Here’s how to tell whether you should consider selling to a real estate investor who can close quickly.
You Have an Ugly Property or an Equally Ugly Situation.
Let’s face it: Every property is different. If your property has more problems than you have solutions or repairs will … (0 comments)




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