Talking About Real Estate Finances

Real estate can be unpredictable. Learn tips and tricks you can use to keep your finances in check throughout the buying or selling process.

What If You Cannot Afford Your Dream Home?

7 March 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

After spending months searching for your dream home, the last thing you want to hear is that it is outside of your price range. Unfortunately, that can happen. However, there are some ways you can potentially bring the home's listing price back into your ideal budget. Here are three possible ways you should consider.   Check Out Housing Programs There are state and federal housing programs that could potentially help you afford the home you want. Read More …

4 Small Changes To The Front Of Your Home More Attractive To Potential Buyers

7 March 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

If you have put your home up for sale, you may wonder if there is anything you can do to the front of your home to make potential buyers who drive by want to take a second look. If so, consider doing one or more of the following simple changes to improve your house's curb appeal. Replace Your House Numbers One thing you can do is to replace the house numbers on the front of your home, especially if they have become worn and hard to see. Read More …

Is Now The Time To Sell Your Investment Property?

7 March 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

As a real estate investor, at some point, you have to decide whether to sell your property or continue ownership of it. Determining when to sell can be tricky, but it might be necessary if there is a chance that the property could become more of a liability than an asset. If you are unsure if now is the time to sell, here is what you need to know.   What Are Your Financial Goals? Read More …

Can You Afford A House On $20,000 Per Year?

3 March 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

A recent study identified Indianapolis (along with a few other Midwestern cities) as one of the most affordable housing markets in the country, allowing those with an income of just $20,294 to afford an average-priced house without busting their monthly budget. And with foreclosure rates continuing to drop, hitting nationwide lows since the Great Recession, home ownership can look like an attractive option. But is it really possible -- or a good idea -- to purchase a home on less than half the median U. Read More …

Going To An Open House? Know What You Should And Shouldn’t Do

1 March 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Open house viewings are a great way to see what a home is like beyond the photos provided in the listing. You can explore the home and get a much better idea of what it is like and decide if it is the one you want to make an offer on. However, there are a few things you should and shouldn't do when going to an open house. Be Mindful of Closets Read More …

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Talking About Real Estate Finances

Welcome to my website about real estate finances. My name is Reina. I would like to talk to you all about the financial aspect of buying, selling and renting real estate. I will share tips and tricks you can use to keep your finances in check, even when the market feels unstable or you have to dip into your savings for yet another repair. I will also discuss the pros and cons of hiring a property management company to assist you in the renting process. I hope you will follow along and learn all you can about managing your real estate finances. Thanks for visiting.

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