Investing in a Turnkey Rental? Watch Out For These Warning Signs

It’s becoming one of the more popular means of investing in real estate these days, and there’s not much work involved in it – if you make the right purchase.

It’s called turnkey rental property investment, and it offers investors …

Jersey Home Where Bruce Springsteen Wrote ‘Born to Run’ on the Market

For $299,000, you can own a piece of rock ’n roll history.

It’s not the kind of ‘celebrity’ home you mind have in mind, but there’s plenty of Hollywood legacy behind the place where The Boss himself penned the infamous …

IKEA Upcycles That Will Make Ordinary Furniture Extraordinary

IKEA may be known for its affordable, functional furniture, but it tends toward a certain sameness that puts more creative decorators off. For those who have the patience to put a piece of IKEA furniture together, the retailer can be …

Understand the Difference Between Base Rate and APR to Know What You’ll Really Be Paying

The interest rate that you’re being charged on your mortgage obviously has a huge effect on how much you’ll be paying every month. But you’ll probably notice that the base rate of your loan is different from the APR, or …

6 Decorating Trends That Never End

When it’s time to make major changes to your house, you’ll likely follow many other homeowners in checking the latest trends. You may also feel torn between following those trends and going for a more classic look. The pressure for …

Can You Combine Two Adjacent Condo Units Into One Larger One?

You love your home, but you’re starting to outgrow it. An obvious possibility is to expand on it – but what if your home is a condominium?

The answer would still be the same – you could still add on …

5 Ways Real Estate Agents Save You Money When Selling Your Home

It’s understandable – after finally selling your home, it can be tough to fork over the commission fee to a real estate agent. But before you fall into the FSBO trap, consider one very important thing: real estate agents can …

Home Staging Tips Using the Five Senses

To sell a home quick, real estate agents will often recommend higher-income clients hire a home stager. The stager comes into a home, removes extra furniture, and makes aesthetic changes that make the home easier to sell. The end result …

Britney Spears Lands SoCal Mansion for $7 Million

Pop queen Britney Spears has just landed a swanky getaway from her stint in Las Vegas: an expansive estate perched on a hilltop in Thousand Oaks, California.

The songstress dropped $7.4 million on the massive 5-bedroom, 7.5-bathroom mansion, which is …