renovation: Your Rehab Repair Budget: Where to Start? - 03/10/12 03:10 AM

Some investors are able to locate properties that have it all going for them – looks, price and location. These properties are not the norm. While there are dream properties available from time to time, the most widely available properties are those that need some sprucing up or repairs. The good news? Investing in these properties gives you greater potential for explosive profits. In this article I’m going to give you some advice about how to rehab for maximum profitability. 
There are two main approaches to establishing a … (0 comments)

renovation: 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)

renovation: 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)

renovation: 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)

renovation: 7 Great Ideas to Transform Your Old, Tired Floors! - 03/10/12 02:02 AM

How many times have you wished that your flooring was shinier, a different color, or just generally different? Today's flooring products come in such a wide variety of styles, colors and price ranges that a little bit of work could turn up just what you have been thinking of. Read on for seven ways that you can enhance or change the flooring in your home today.
1. Give your hardwood floors a refinishing treatment. For homes that already have hardwood floors installed, a hardwood floor expert can work wonders with sanding and staining techniques to cover water damage, stains and … (0 comments)

renovation: 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)




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