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Smart Strategies for Leasing Homes, Condos, Duplexes and Town Homes in a Tight Housing Market

1. Looking for houses and looking for apartments are two completely different animals and require different approaches. In apartments there is always another one available next week. In homes, each one is unique, and once leased it’s gone. That’s why being prepared is so especially important when you need a house. That’s particularly true in higher end or well located homes.

2. Remember, you can’t open the door to view the place without a REALTOR or the owner present. Thank goodness for the MLS (multiple listing service) which should be using to find you that perfect house. Pick the areas of town that you might want to live in and then search the database for available houses in your price range. You should eliminate about 80% of homes for one reason or another just by doing this. The remainder will be you and your realtors focus.

3. Unlike apartments, homes … Read More

Essential Renovation Strategies for Retail Shopping Centres

Renovating a shopping centre is a frequent and planned event to keep the tenants happy, the customers coming back, and the property looking good. This underpins the rental so that the property can compete with other properties in the local area. Failure to renovate or refurbish puts you on the path to poor property performance and rents; this can happen all too quickly. Tenants and rent are a critical part of property strategy.

Renovation plans should incorporate your major tenants, specialty tenant mix, landlord investment plans, and the community needs. It is a fine balance. Give due regard to the terms of all leases in the property before you start, as some may have clauses that will impact the project planning or staging. Local property legislation relative to retail property could also have allowances and procedures for property renovation and or demolition.

Renovation therefore becomes part of retail property business … Read More

Effective Strategies For Hiring Bathroom Remodeling Contractors

It’s hard to find good help these days and I’ve heard that my whole life. I wonder if there will actually be a day where we can find good help and we won’t ever need to use that phrase ever again. I would like to offer my help as an experienced bathroom remodeling contractor to homeowners and give you a few tips and strategies for hiring good bathroom remodeling contractors.

1. Don’t ever higher the cheapest bathroom remodeling contractor. You should always get at least three bids for any remodeling project and that’s a must. If someone recommends a friend or another contractor to you, you should still get a couple more bids to make sure that you’re not going to be overcharged.

2. Compare each estimate and make sure that each remodeling contractor has enough information in their contracts so that you can actually compare each contract effectively. If … Read More

Link Building Strategies For Handyman Services

Certain businesses tend not to focus on website marketing to get new clients despite an overwhelming amount of evidence that shows consumers are seeking out these businesses on the web. Handyman are a great example of an industry that tends to discount the importance of using their website for finding new clients.

One of the best things that a Handyman can do to significantly improve their chances of being found from search engines and take advantage of the fact that very few other handyman services are web savvy in their markets is to build up links to their website. Building up links leading to their website will not only bring traffic directly to the site from the websites that are linking to them, but also will increase their popularity and give them a huge bump in the chance of them coming up in a search engine for someone searching for … Read More