Title Company Mistakes

Posted by Joshua Inglis // July 29, 2013

If you are a real estate investor, a Realtor, a loan officer, or a lawyer, then you already know that many title companies and the IRS make mistakes on a frequent basis. Most of these mistakes may never even cross your mind and they could end up costing you a great deal of money.  In […]

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Bidding Wars in Real Estate

Posted by Joshua Inglis // July 22, 2013

The real estate industry has been unstable the last few years as a result of several factors and the economic recession. The prices of housing has been dropping and declining in a downward spiral, until now. The situation has recently changed and bidding wars have started to flare up all over the country and especially […]

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Energy Efficient Remodeling Tips

Posted by Joshua Inglis // July 15, 2013

Home renovations can always seem overwhelming, but an energy efficient home remodeling projects is much easier than most people think.  Many homeowners wrongly assume that making your home more environmentally friendly requires complete reconstruction or large sums of money, but this assumption is not correct. You are not required to spend a fortune to make […]

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Social Media in Real Estate

Posted by Joshua Inglis // July 8, 2013

Social media can benefit the real estate industry. Even though people assume they can’t coexist with each other, developments within the past two decades have secured their compatibility as a single marketing ‘entity.’ Real estate agents can take everything from social media to further promote their businesses. The biggest reason supporting that fact? Social media […]

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Chicago Real Estate and Blackhawks

Posted by Joshua Inglis // July 1, 2013

As the Blackhawk’s historic playoff run is being celebrated in Chicago, other cities also have reason for celebration. The recent increase in home values is sweeping the nation and greatly impacting other cities. Although the real estate market has not completely recovered, there are signs of a constant move upward. However, this information prompted chief […]

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Virtual Home Staging

Posted by Joshua Inglis // June 24, 2013

In today’s society, almost all purchases and research begins online.  Whether a person is looking for a great Italian restaurant, looking to purchase a smart phone, or looking to buy a new car, most people start their search online.  The same is true for people looking to purchase a home or find a rental. The […]

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Unusual Factors that Influence Property Value

Posted by Joshua Inglis // June 17, 2013

When you are buying or selling a home, there are a several factors that often influence the property value.  Here are a few of the less thought issues that could be influencing the value of your property. You should keep these in mind if you are planning to buy a new home.   Travel routes […]

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Questions Every Real Estate Business Startup Should Ask

Posted by Joshua Inglis // June 10, 2013

Starting up to work in the real estate industry might look easy for those who are looking from the outside and people that watch tv shows like Flip This House or Flip Men. However, given the high competition of this industry, there are many questions that need to be answered in order for your business […]

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Multifamily Investing Pros and Cons

Posted by Joshua Inglis // June 3, 2013

What is multifamily real estate investing?  It is the investment strategy that focuses on purchasing multifamily dwellings and renting out the units. Apartment buildings, two-flats, three-flats, and other types of shared dwellings fit into this category.  This is in comparison to people that invest in multiple single family dwellings. More specifically, what it is it […]

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Sell or Rent

Posted by Joshua Inglis // May 20, 2013

Whenever you are forced to move the question that becomes most prevalent involves whether you should sell your old home or rent it out. However, you usually don’t have a lot of time to make a decision. Most people that move for work need relocate immediately and have little time to ponder their ideas. Jobs […]

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