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

Can You Lose Your Apartment Security Deposit To Upgrades?

20 June 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

It can be tempting to make upgrades to your apartment rental to make it feel more like home. However, some of your upgrades could lead to your landlord keeping your security deposit when it is time for you to move. If you are hunting for an apartment, here are some possible upgrades that could impact your security deposit to ask about before signing the lease.   Painting the Walls  One of the most popular upgrades for renters is painting. Read More …

Guarantee A Smooth Move-In To A New Apartment With Several Easy-To-Follow Tips

16 June 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Moving out for the first time is both exciting and a little scary because you will be taking a huge leap in adulthood. The first apartment that you live in will provide you with many lasting memories, and you can make sure that most or all these memories are positive by making sure the move-in goes smoothly. Be Picky About Roommates It is important to be picky with how you go about picking roommates. Read More …

4 Things To Do Before Buying A New Home

14 June 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Do you want to buy a home? You may be ready to settle down into a place of your own rather than to continue renting from a landlord. While there are many great things that come along with being a homeowner, it is important to take your time when selecting a home to ensure that you are making the right decision. There are quite a few steps you might want to consider taking when you are trying to buy a new home. Read More …

Renting An Apartment: 3 Additional Expenses To Consider

12 June 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

With the cost of real estate soaring beyond affordable means, more and more American households are deciding to rent. As of 2015, 37% of American households rented their home, whether it was a single-family home, a condo or an apartment. If you're interested in renting an apartment, the listed rental price may not be all that you'll have to shell out of your own pocket. To determine whether an apartment is affordable or not, consider these 3 additional expenses. Read More …

Correcting Property Management Service Myths And Notions

7 June 2017
 Categories: Real Estate, Blog

Owning rental properties can provide an excellent source of additional income to you and your family. However, assuming the responsibility of being a landlord can be a major decision, and it is important to understand the full range of impacts and implications that this decision can have on your life. Myth: There Are Not Legal Consequences For Improperly Managing Your Units Individuals will often assume that improper management of their rental units will not pose significant legal risks. Read More …

About Me
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.