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    • 6 Projects to Take Care of Before Listing Your House

      Most people find it fairly easy to make the decision to move. However, actually executing a move is a whole lot harder than it looks on paper. One of the more challenging aspects of the process is selling your current house so that you can buy your next one. And if you want to get... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Understanding the Pros and Cons of Investing in Mobile Homes

      When it comes to investing in real estate, there are plenty of options. You can buy single-family homes, multi-family homes, apartments, townhomes, condos, vacation rentals, commercial properties, even tiny houses! But there’s one unique, yet potentially lucrative option you probably haven’t considered: mobile home parks. When most people think about mobile home parks, a lucrative... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Stay Sane When Moving to a Bigger House

      In the late-90’s and early-2000’s, the economy was rocking, the internet was booming, and money was flowing. As a new generation of homebuyers began accumulating wealth, a trend emerged and people started buying and building “McMansions” – larger than average homes with more square footage than the average family really needs. Right around 2009 to... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Start Learning About Real Estate Investing

      Ask almost any successful person about the quickest, most efficient ways to build wealth and they’ll point you to real estate. Chances are, you know this and have thought about investing in the past – but something is holding you back. What’s Holding You Back? If you’ve always wanted to invest in real estate but... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Start Learning About Real Estate Investing

      Ask almost any successful person about the quickest, most efficient ways to build wealth and they’ll point you to real estate. Chances are, you know this and have thought about investing in the past – but something is holding you back. What’s Holding You Back? If you’ve always wanted to invest in real estate but... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Avoid Bias When Purchasing a Home

      Unfortunately, the human mind is not a perfect instrument for making decisions. Our brains are hard-wired with cognitive biases that affect the rationality of our decisions, whether we like it or not. Learning to overcome these biases, and emotional factors that may undermine the rationality of our choices, is vital if you want to make... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • How to Accurately Estimate Repair Costs on a Flip House

      House flipping is something every real estate investor has thought about trying at one point or another. It offers a chance for huge returns over a short period of time, but it can also prove to be costly if you don’t know what you’re doing. In addition to picking the right property, one of the... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • 9 Reasons You Might Accept a Lower-Priced Offer on Your Home

      As a seller, you’re obviously inclined to accept the highest-priced offer you can. In a competitive seller’s market, you might receive lots of offers at once, with some of them going well over your initial asking price. Even in a buyer’s market, with plenty of inventory to choose from, you may be forced to consider... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • 8 Cosmetic Problems You Can Easily Fix After Buying

      A lot of people have an unrealistic view of what the home buying process looks like – particularly if it’s their first time buying a home, or they have a past experience in which everything went swimmingly. One of the biggest misconceptions is that homes on the market come in perfect condition. This sounds ridiculous... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • 7 Tips for Choosing and Working With the Perfect Builder

      Have you ever dreamt of designing and building your own home? Do you have Pinterest boards filled with ideas? Do you look at homes and think, I would have done that differently? Building a home certainly isn’t easy, but it’s also not as lofty of a goal as you might think. The most important step... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • 7 Things to Think About When Designing a Home

      Building a house is a huge responsibility that comes with lots of pressure and decisions. While you have a team of people to handle the intricacies of the process – including an architect and builder – you have to think about the big picture. The more strategically you think about your home’s design now, the... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • Tips and Strategies for Lowering Your Closing Costs

      Real estate transactions are complicated for several reasons. They involve legal, financial, and emotional aspects – many of which are intertwined together. In order to make sure a real estate transaction involves a smooth transfer of money and ownership, there are a number of closing costs associated with a normal deal. While no single fee,... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • 6 Simple and Effective Ways to Make Your House Smell Good

      Smell is a funny thing. All it takes is one whiff of something and your mind can be taken to a totally different place. For many, fresh cut grass takes them back to summers playing baseball in the backyard. Popcorn is associated with movie theaters. That one perfume your best friend wears reminds you of... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green
    • The Pros and Cons of Living in a Gated Community

      For many Americans, a home in a gated community is a goal that will verify wealth and success. When you live in a gated community, there’s a sense of privilege that comes with owning the property at that address. If you wish to purchase such a home in the Houston region, there are plenty to... [Read More]
      Written by Leon Green