Do You Need a Residential Concierge?

Do You Need a Residential Concierge?

What to consider before hiring a professional residential property manager. Investing in a residence is a thoughtful process, even if you already own a primary home. Same is true when hiring a residential property manager. If you’ve owned one home or multiple properties, hiring a property manager is an important decision. It might not be right for everyone. However, there are certain things you might consider to help you decide if enlisting the services of a professional is the best choice…

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investment Home’s Big Hollywood Story

investment Home’s Big Hollywood Story

The story of  how a child star made a huge profit reads like a slow moving Hollywood script – until you get to the big ending! In 1969, 11-year old “Brady Bunch” child star, Eve Plumb, invested $55,300 into the purchase of a Malibu beach house. Plumb played middle child, Jan, in the family sitcom from 1969-1974. Over the years, the 600 square-foot Malibu vacation rental home, probably considered a good deal, was occasionally used by Plumb and her family. The initial 1969 investment probably translates to about $362,609.78 in…

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Vacation Homes Uniquely Wright

Vacation Homes Uniquely Wright

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to live in a home designed by American architect, Frank Lloyd Wright? The best-known homes might be out of reach for most of us (Wright’s Cooke House in Virginia Beach is on the market for about $3M). But there are plenty of now-so-well known homes designed by the prolific architect that are now vacation rental homes. They might be uniquely “Wright” for your vacation, or at least a nightly rental. It seems like…

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Vacation Rental Home Decorating Ideas

Vacation Rental Home Decorating Ideas

Videos from other homeowners can be helpful, especially when you need home decorating ideas for a vacation rental home. The video from Grig Stamate is short and packed full of good ideas. Hope you enjoy! So many good home decorating ideas for vacation rental homes. Come back to this post to revisit the video as often as you like.

Tips For Buying Second Homes and Other Investment Properties

Tips For Buying Second Homes and Other Investment Properties

When buying investment property, would you consider a vacation rental home to be a good choice?  Yes, when you have reliable home property management services in place. Consider the following tips we found from Forbes… Three Things That Make A Great Real Estate Investment From www.forbes.com –   You need to make some smart choices upfront when buying investment property. Pays a Fair Cash-on-Cash Return You need to pro forma your deals and buy cash flow-positive properties that earn you decent returns –…

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