let’s talk: UPCOMING HOUSING TRENDS

let’s talk: UPCOMING HOUSING TRENDS

Hey Guys! I recently ready a fun article in FORBES about the up and coming housing trends and let’s face it – who does not want to be hip and in the know?! So, as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk UPCOMING HOUSING TRENDS… The Forbes Real Estate Council came up with their top 15. 1. Increased demand for more […]

let’s talk : APPRAISALS – Finding The Value

let’s talk : APPRAISALS – Finding The Value

Good Afternoon! Last we talked – what to look for in an appraisal. This week let’s talk about the different methods used to determine value in an appraisal.  So, as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk APPRAISAL – FINDING VALUE… There are three approaches to determine the value in a real estate appraisal. (1) The Sales Comparison ApproachThis method of […]

let’s talk : APPRAISALS- What to look for!

let’s talk : APPRAISALS- What to look for!

Good Morning! Okay let’s do a quick recap of the last month. We looked at homes. We put a home under contract. We had a home inspection. We negotiated with the seller based on the home inspection findings. Most recently, we received our appraisal. Let’s spend this week talking about that.  So, as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s […]

let’s talk: HOME INSPECTION – THE NEGOTIATION

let’s talk: HOME INSPECTION – THE NEGOTIATION

Good Morning! Last week we discussed HOME INSPECTIONS and who should attend?! Let’s spend this week talking about HOME INSPECTION NEGOTIATIONS. So, as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk HOME INSPECTIONS – NEGOTIATIONS… It is important to note that every deal is different, every buyer is different, every seller is different and every market is different. And ALL […]

let’s talk: FINANCING AN AIRBNB

let’s talk: FINANCING AN AIRBNB

Good Morning! Recently, the TinyHome crew and myself have been looking into AirBnBs…something pretty foreign to us as a group! We think we have a target area narrowed down but what I am personally struggling with is determining the proper financing. So naturally, I started to do some digging. So, as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, let’s talk FINANCING […]

let’s talk: SURETY BONDS vs SECURITY DEPOSITS

let’s talk: SURETY BONDS vs SECURITY DEPOSITS

Good Morning! Last week my business partners and I were discussing the application process for one of our Binghamton rentals. When we were putting our rental package together, the group discussed the notion of using surety bonds vs security deposits. I had honestly never heard of a surety bond before so I did some digging.  So, as we do, let’s talk Real Estate, […]