Although many remodeling and home improvement projects can improve the value of your home, some add no value, and a few might reduce the value compared to your home before you did the work. Here are the worst examples of home improvement and remodeling...
CrowdStreet is a digital real estate investing platform for accredited investors that offers access to a wide array of commercial real estate investments, spanning a range of property types and deal structures. Learn about CrowdStreet and whether the p...
Real estate as an asset class has been a go-to option for investors throughout history and has stood the test of time. Real estate investment trusts (REITs) can give you access to real estate and help diversify your holdings without purchasing properti...
For most of us, our home is the most expensive asset we’ll ever own. But far from treating our homes as dispassionate investments, they often become status symbols — and often impoverish us in the process. Avoid buyer’s remorse by considering ways to s...
Buying a home is an exciting and life-changing adventure for new and experienced buyers alike. Make sure you don’t come to regret your decision in the future or miss out on your dream home by making a common — but avoidable — mistake. Learn the most co...
Getting a home ready for the market is often stressful. If you’re thinking about selling your home and moving on to greener pastures, it helps to know the most common home selling mistakes. Learn the home selling mistakes to avoid to help ensure you ge...
Depending on who you ask, hard money loans are either the easiest and best source of funding for real estate investors or nightmare loans of last resort. Who’s right? Learn about hard money loans for renovations in real estate, and whether you should c...
Bringing on a housemate can help you make ends meet or supercharge your savings rate. Housemates aren’t just a last resort — with a few simple guidelines, you can make the experience all upside. Follow these steps to renting out a room in your house an...
When it comes to hiring a contractor for home repairs or renovations, getting a reasonable price for quality work finished on schedule doesn’t have to be a nightmare. The tricks are preparation and negotiation. These tips for negotiating with contracto...
Older homes tend to feature a charm and character you just can’t find in new construction homes. But they also offer their share of problems. If you’re considering buying an older home, read on to learn the problems you might encounter, how to solve th...