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Informative articles on buying and selling real estate
and property investing overseas

Purchasing and investing into real estate and properties can be a profitable business, with cash flow returns and capital appreciation. But it takes the right knowledge of the market, experience and lots of due diligence to find the right properties. This is especially applicable if you are buying a property abroad or investing into international real estate.

   BUYING AND RENOVATING PROPERTIES OVERSEAS
Beginner Landlord Mistakes

Beginner Landlord Mistakes

Buying a house that you intend to let is a big investment. Naturally you want to avoid making any mistakes with it, otherwise your investment could lead to a big disaster. Take proper steps to become a successful landlord.

Buyers Home Inspection Checklist

Buyers Home Inspection Checklist

When you're buying a property everything should be handled with care. You have to ensure that the property is up to the standard. Arrange a home inspection to determine whether the property is as expected.

Buying Property in the UK

Guide to Buying Property in the UK

Investing in London property market or anywhere in the UK for that matter is not for the beginners. Real estate usually cannot be sold in a hurry, unless you're prepared to take losses. Our guide will give you some basic tips.

Buying Real Estate

Buying Real Estate Overseas

To buy an investment property, there's basic criteria to keep in mind before you start buying real estate today. You need to decide what type of investment property you want and how it fits into your property investment plans.

Buying Rural Property Mistakes

Buying Rural Property Mistakes

If you are looking to diversify your property investment, buying a rural property is a great option. It can be a good alternative to city purchases and probably you will get more value for your money, if you follow guidelines.

Buying Vacation Home Overseas

Buying Vacation Home Abroad

Consider these 5 useful tips before you endeavour buying a vacation home abroad and you will enjoy many happy vacations and a growing long-term investment. You can always find a vacation home as a profitable investment.

Getting a New Home Mortgage

Getting a New Home Mortgage

Millions of people apply for a home loan annually in the U.S. and get approved. Even more will do the same and get turned down. There are a few tricks that will help you get a home loan approved.

Homes on Star Island Miami

Homes on Star Island Miami

Everyone likes a comfortable life and strives to find the best place to live, within one's available means. If you are well situated and have enough money, one of the best places to own a home is on Star Island, near Miami.

House Use Diesel Generator

Diesel Generator for House Use

When you are building a new house or doing a major work on your home, having an alternative main power source is a must. Very few people can afford solar power supply, so getting a diesel generator is an ideal solution.

Investing in Rental Property

Investing in Rental Property

Unlike stocks and bonds, real estate market offers new investors something that's easy to understand and work with. Properties are visible, measurable and tangible and the rules of the game seem fairly simple. But, are they?

Investing in Senior Housing

Investing in Senior Housing

As a property investor, you would be always on the lookout for properties with investment potential. Senior housing used to be a property niche market, but it has grown recently into a mainstream real estate market.

Multiple Listing Services

Multiple Listing Services

MLS or multiple listing services is a great invention that helps homes sell faster and bring more potential buyers, who enjoy more choices. MLS helps both buyer and seller reach their property goals sooner.

Negotiating Property Price

Negotiating Property Price

Take a look at actual examples on how property prices can be negotiated and how cultural and other differences can often influence the process of negotiating property price, when you buy real estate overseas.

Make Older Buildings Energy Efficiency

Older Buildings Energy Efficiency

Buying an old property might seem like a great idea at first. But with the growing energy efficiency requirements you have to keep in mind the extra costs it will take to bring the old property in line with new laws.

Overseas Real Estate Investing

Overseas Real Estate Investing

Before your decide on purchasing an investment real estate property overseas, you should do due dilligence to ensure that you're making a good investment. Is it wise to buy property in your vacation country, or elsewhere?

Purchasing Property Overseas

Purchasing Property Overseas

When you are buying an overseas property it's always good to adhere to some basic rules to ensure that your property investment becomes a success. Follow our overseas property buying tips to minimize the risk.

Real Estate Investing Mistakes

Real Estate Investing Mistakes

Before you start to invest in any type of business, you want to know as much as possible, to avoid making serious mistakes which cost money. Real estate is a serious business that can make you or break you.

Real Estate Investment Tips

Real Estate Investment Tips

Property and real estate investing can be very lucrative, but it's not for the novices. You have to do a lot of work before you even think of getting into it. Here are three things to consider.

Renovation Work Abroad

Renovation Work Abroad

There's a lot to learn and know when renovating a home property abroad. Look under the surface, seek local advice, estimated cost are only estimates, and above all you're on your own.

Sell Your Home in the UK

Sell Your Home in the UK

There are advantages and disadvantages to selling your own home by yourself, including in the UK. By utilizing the  Internet, online resources and social media, you can advertise your home and make a profitable sale.

Selling Your Home Taxes

Selling Your Home Taxes

When you decide on selling your home, there are many things to keep in mind, not the least reasons for your sale. You will also have to consider capitals gains and real estate taxes that might apply on your home sale.

Types of Real Estate Investment

Types of Real Estate Investment

Real estate is a type of immovable and real property that deals with land and its related aspects. As an asset, its value and demand appreciates over a period of time. Take a look at different real estate investment options.

Useful Tips for Flipping Houses

Useful Tips for Flipping Houses

The idea of flipping a house is to make some money. You purchase a property, make some improvements and renovations, then flip it and sell for a profit. But you need to approach this with your eyes wide open.

Virtual Staging vs Traditional Staging

Virtual vs Traditional Staging

When you are planning to sell the house, one of many things you have to do is showcase the property. Done in the traditional way can be very effective, but costly and involving. But virtual staging offers a better solution.

We hope that the above articles will help and assist you with knowledge about real estate, and in your search for overseas investment properties.

A beautiful brick house property, with a very tall roof, surrounded by trees
Overseas property investment can be an involving venture that provides handsome returns if it's done right - photo by Pixabay.com

Real Estate and Home Resources

Where to Find Best Mortgage Rates?

In the USA the mortage rates have been falling down and in 2019 the 30-year fixed morgage rate is down to 3.70%. U.S.A. real estate seems to be at its most affordable ever, when you take into account house prices, mortgage rates and household incomes.

But you have to find and choose the right lender, to pave the way to your home ownership, with affordable monthly payments. This guide to the best mortgage rates is based on in-depth reviews of 40 companies and more than 100 sources. After spending over 200 hours researching the rates market, we have come up with out 9 top picks, based on 4 criteria.

Get the guide here:
https://www.consumersadvocate.org/mortgage-rates.

How to Turn Your Home Into Smart Home

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a growing network of things that are connected to the Internet. These include home devices and home appliances. The number of these connected things is already into tens of billions worlwide, expected to grow even faster in the coming years and the spread of the 5G networks.

Like it or not, your home is going to be more and more connected online through different appliances and devices. This useful guide shows How to Turn Your Home Into a Smart Home, which includes an infographic.

Home appliances and devices connected online

Home Design and Bedroom Guides

The Mattress Advisor provides extensive resources for home living and bedroom products. In order to turn your bedroom into a serene sleep oasis, you need to choose good bedding products and mattresses.

The following guides might help:

Room Color Psychology Preview

This guide provides an understanding of how each color of the room affects your mood. It includes information on each color's symbolism, its effects on the room as well as carefully-picked room color images (and an infographic) so that the readers can see the psychology effects right away.

Check out the full guide and the infographic here:

An excerpt from Room Color Psychology guide

ARTICLES

Real Estate Info and Investments

Real Estate Investing Mistakes
Mistakes in Real Estate Investing

Avoid Beginner Landlord Mistakes
Avoid Beginner Landlord Mistakes 

Tips for Flipping Houses
Useful Tips for Flipping Houses