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History of Real Estate

The term real estate actually encompasses a broad range of vocations regarding property management. From acquiring lots for development to marketing the finished design in the hopes of leasing or selling, all the way to investing and/or managing the different styles of residential, industrial, and commercial locations, real estate has been around for a long time.

Degrees That Translate Well to Real Estate

Whether you’re an undergraduate student or an adult looking for a career change, if the exciting and potentially lucrative world of real estate is what you’re interested in, there are several paths you can choose from. Real estate is one of the few industries that is flexible enough to match a variety of skillsets, and therefore degrees, which is one of the reasons it’s such a popular industry.

Real Estate Pitfalls to Avoid

Real estate investment can be a great way to earn money, but a person can also end up losing all their life savings if they are not being cautious. Those who plan to purchase real estate soon need to make sure they are avoiding these major pitfalls. Aiming for Fast...

Ways to Make Your Home-Buying Process Easy

Buying a home is a big undertaking, but it does not have to be difficult. There are many steps in the process and all it takes is a little preparation on your part to make the home buying process much easier than you may have expected. After all, this is supposed to...

How Much Space Does Your Family Need?

The square footage in homes has just about doubled in the last 60 years. Yet, the average family size has gone down. When a person is in the market for a new home, they need to consider how much space they really need. This can be done by reviewing their lifestyle,...

Rental Laws to be Aware Of

Leasing or renting an apartment is essentially a legal transaction, but that doesn't mean every property owner obeys every law. By familiarizing yourself with some common laws, you'll be better prepared to protect your rights. This can make a big difference in the...

Protect Your Home from These Common Natural Disasters

Natural disasters seem to increase in frequency. While people can’t do much to prevent them, you can take steps to protect your home. Earthquakes Since earthquakes usually come without warning, preparation consists of sensible home maintenance. If you have any...

Lease Red Flags

Searching for a new apartment can be a frustrating experience and may be even more exhausting than the homebuying process. In addition to looking for an apartment in the right neighborhood and featuring the necessary amenities, you also have to pay attention to the...

Lessons From HOA Horror Stories

There are countless tales of homeowners' associations taking a draconian stance on policy enforcement, here are just a few highlights of their enforcement at work. A Californian HOA established demanded residents keep their garage doors open from 8 in the morning...