Investing in real estate takes more effort on your part than investing in paper assets. But for that extra effort, there are many benefits, ranging from immediate passive income to enormous tax breaks. Interested in trying your hand at real estate investing? Start with these fundamentals.
Finishing your basement is one of the easiest ways to expand your home’s habitable square footage without expanding its footprint. It’s also one of the more expensive home improvement projects you can undertake. But with these tips, you can DIY much of the project, saving hundreds, if not thousands.
Though renting and buying are often treated as the only two options for acquiring housing, there exists a lesser-known third option in between called rent-to-own....
Prospective homebuyers with bad credit face a difficult choice: homeownership comes with plenty of perks but it also has drawbacks. If your credit is less than perfect, should you consider buying a home — and could it actually help you get your finances back on track? Learn more here.
For all their ease, turnkey properties come with their own pitfalls. Here’s what you need to know before investing in a turnkey property to make the process smooth and your profits strong.
The Fair Housing Act protects most homebuyers, mortgage applicants, and renters from discrimination based on membership in certain protected classes, including race and sex. Find out whether you’re protected by the law and what you have to do to abide by it.
When you’re trying to rent or buy an apartment or home, you can file a complaint against anyone who discriminates against you based on race, color, religion, national origin, familial status, sex, or disability. To increase your chances of success, learn about the process of filing one.