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Real Estate Term of the Day – Yupcap

A Yupcap is a person who is new to the workforce, usually in their early 20’s. It is technically an acronym, standing for “Young Urban Professional who Cannot Afford Property. They are a part of the Millennial generation, and cannot

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Will We Soon be Living in Real Life Legoland?

The demand for houses in cities is far outweighing the supply, and construction can’t keep up with the influx of people that come into the cities to take advantage of all the job opportunities. Enter Blokable, the Washington-based company trying

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Generation X Is Recovering from the Housing Market Crash

Oddly enough, the generation that had the most to lose during the 2007 housing market crash is the only generation that has made a full recovery. Generation X homeowners (born between 1965 and 1980) experienced the largest decline in home

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Real Estate Term of the Day – Sandwich Lease

A sandwich lease is a lease agreement in which a person rents a property from an agent who is leasing the property from the actual owner. This strategy is seen as a way for low-capital investors to gain access to

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5 Most Useful Websites for Homeowners

A lot of surprises come up when you own a home, and having resources to turn to when you need to solve a problem or are simply curious can save the day. Here is our list of the top 5

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3 Rules for Making an Offer on a House

When you are ready to make an offer on a home, you want to do everything possible to make the seller want to accept your offer, especially if there is competition for the home. There are many things you can

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Clever DIY Tips for a Fresh-Smelling Home

We tend to get accustomed to smells within our own home, because we spend so much time in it, but guests can sometimes detect things that we can’t.┬áHome odors happen to the best of us, and knowing how to get

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What Will Increase Home Equity?

Equity is one of the primary reasons to own a home, and it is why real estate is often quoted as a good investment. It is defined as the home’s value and the owner’s total debt to the house, or

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Real Estate Term of the Day – End Loan

An End Loan is a specific type of long-term loan than a borrower uses to pay off a short term loan, such as a construction loan. This loan might be a combined with a construction loan, so that the borrower

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Marketing For Small Real Estate Businesses

If you are a part of a small business, it can feel hard to keep up with big name companies who have a budget for extraordinary marketing efforts. It can be daunting, because the methods that they use to pull

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