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let’s talk: VACANCY POLICIES

This week I am getting ready to put a vacancy insurance policy on Project Philadelphia as we prepare to put it on the market. Let’s talk about VACANCY! So as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk VACANCY POLICIES… First it is probably important to note that difference between a vacant and unoccupied home. An unoccupied home is a property that is left …

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let’s talk: FILLING YOUR RENTAL UNIT…VIRTUALLY

Writing to you from our car, driving down 95, somewhere in southern VA. I procrastinated on this week’s post…I’m sorry! But we got it done and that’s all that matters, right?! This week I want to talk about filling vacant rental units…virtually. So as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk TIPS FOR FILLING YOUR …

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let’s talk: MORTGAGES – THE APPLICATION PROCESS

WE ARE TALKING MORTGAGES AGAIN THIS WEEK! Teaming up with U.S. News & World Report last week we covered WHAT mortgages are, and what we should consider when looking for one. This week we are talking about the APPLICATION PROCESS. So as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk MORTGAGES – THE APPLICATION PROCESS… …

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let’s talk: NEW NY RENTAL REGULATIONS, PT II

Good morning! Coming in hot this week with PT II of this new rental property legislation in New York. Last week we spoke specifically about the laws that affect the tenant / landlord relationship (aka the Statewide Housing Security and Tenant Protection Act of 2019). This week we are diving in further than that to check out more “landlord …

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let’s talk: THE NEW NY RENTAL REGULATIONS, PT II

Good morning! New legislation has been making waves throughout the NY Real Estate Market these past couple of weeks. New laws were introduced that would forbid building owners from deregulating apartments, close loopholes that permit them to raise rents,  decrease tax incentives for landlords, and protect tenants to the highest degree. Essentially all of this is pretty bad news for landlords, and great news for renters. As …

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let’s talk: RENTAL PERMITS, PHILADELPHIA

Good morning! As we try to finally wrap up Project Philadelphia I have been working to learn more about the rental codes, rules and regulations. Thanks to Philadelphia Zoning, I was able to obtain our rental licenses this week and learn the following.So as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk PREPARING FOR OUR PHILLY RENTAL PROPERTY… In order to …