let’s talk: HOME EQUITY

let’s talk: HOME EQUITY

Good Morning! This week I am teaming up with U.S. News & World Report again to talk about home equity! I will even dive into how myself, and the TinyHome team up in Binghamton, have used property equity to grow our rental portfolio. So, as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk HOME EQUITY…. Let’s start with the basics shall, we? FIRST […]

let’s talk: the FINAL WALKTHROUGH

let’s talk: the FINAL WALKTHROUGH

Good Morning! Today we are talking about something that is relevant to both renters AND home buyers. This past weekend we picked up the keys to our new apartment- woo! As soon as we did that, I walked through the unit and made sure everything was working properly, and took pictures of any item that was not. Let’s talk about […]

let’s talk: CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPANCY

let’s talk: CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPANCY

Good Morning! Today we are talking CERTIFICATES OF OCCUPANCY. This is a topic that has come up a lot with Project Philadelphia, and views have varied as to whether or not we need one. So I thought perhaps talking about it, may help some other RE investors on here as well!  SO as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s […]

let’s talk: OUTSOURCING YOUR LIFE

let’s talk: OUTSOURCING YOUR LIFE

Happy October!! How is it already October?! Anyway, right now I am currently reading “The 4-Hour Workweek” for the second time. And this time, instead of just reading through the book, I am trying to actually implement some of the teachings! One thing that really sticks out to me is the art out outsourcing. Not only in your business life […]

let’s talk: DIRT-Y BASMENTS

let’s talk: DIRT-Y BASMENTS

This past weekend my parents came to see Project Philadelphia for the first time! I walked them through what we have done and one thing that really stuck out to them was the basement… it didn’t have a floor and was instead covered in dirt.  So as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk DIRT-Y BASEMENTS… Believe it or […]

let’s talk: VACANCY POLICIES

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 as if the homeowners or […]