One of the worst words a landlord could hear? Vacant. The success (or failure) of most rental businesses rides on the vacancy rate of their properties, or how long a unit sits on the market unrented. Generally, vacancies should be avoided like the plague, and when they do occur, they need to be filled ASAP.
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If you’re losing monthly income to a property that’s going unoccupied, here are 7 ways to find a renter fast and prevent a vacancy in the future.
Building or owning your own house can be a very fulfilling experience. But like everything else in this universe, our home also requires periodic maintenance and improvements. Maintaining a home and improving it in certain ways over a period of time can help you increase the value of your home. But if you ignore the maintenance, then the home is going to depreciate faster than you can imagine. Home improvement and maintenance sounds like a complicated thing to do. But trust me; there are simple yet effective ways to improve and maintain your sweet home. If you have bought or build a new home of your own and you are wondering about how to improve and maintain the house in cost-effective manner, then I have got you covered. Today I am sharing a few of the best and easy to implement home improvement and maintenance tips and ideas that’ll not only help you to maintain your home, but also help you to give your home a very sophisticated look. So, if you are looking for easy to apply and cost-effective home improvement tips and maintenance ideas, then here’s the post worth checking and referring to. Continue reading The Ultimate Guide to Home Improvement and Maintenance
Winter is here and for people living at places that witness extreme cold in winter, it is important to take proper precautions from early on. You must prepare yourself and your home for the upcoming winter months. Starting from getting your winter clothes ready to stacking your home with all the bare necessities, you must be prepared to welcoming the winter weather. It is not that even after all of these preparations you will not face any problems but at least prior preparation will make you both mentally and physically ready to face the chilly windy and snowy days. Since winter is already knocking at the door, today I thought of discussing about how to prepare home for winter weather. If you are living at pace that gets excessive cold then here’s the post you should check. Today, I am going to talk in detail about how to prepare home for winter weather. Continue reading How to Prepare Home for Winter Weather – 7 Tips to Get It Right
Today we are living in a gadget filled world, where stress has become a day to day affair. Technological advancements in every field might have made life a lot easier technically. But if you compare it with ancient times, it has taken away the peace from our lives. We are living in a very competitive world and that results in a lot of pressure and unwanted stress. At the same time, many of us suffer from worries and tensions related to personal lives as well which also freaks us out. We return to our home with a hope that all stress and worry will vanish. But if your home is cluttered and not organized properly, you may not get that comforting and stress feeling at all. It’s a serious concern and we all need to address it and hence today I am going to share a few of the quick and easy tricks on how to make your home a stress free sanctuary easily, without making lots of changes or complete makeover. Continue reading 8 Amazing Ways to Make Your Home a Stress-Free Sanctuary
Thanks to the massive cutting of trees, all around the world, the global warming today have become the biggest challenge for all of us. The situation has gone so worse that, the whole world is talking about innovation to fight pollution and effects of global warming. It’s not that the outside environment is polluted, pollution is right here in our home and office. And we have to act fast and do whatever we can do to fight it out. One simple and effective solution is to plant trees, in your garden, inside the house, in your cubicles and on your desks. And I promise to help you find trees that are easy to plant and maintain and that can surprisingly purify the air around you. Today I will help you choose surprisingly great air purifying houseplants that can be easily planted in your home and garden to clean the air and beautify the space. Continue reading 13 Best Air Purifying Houseplants to Clean the Air and Beautify Your Home
Summer has become quite suffocating now and the scorching sun rays are making our day to day lives really difficult. Not just outside, but there are many homes that literally become a furnace in the summer months, more so if you stay on the top floors. Keeping your home cool is going to be a big challenge in this hot and humid summer, especially if you don’t have air conditioner. Although, most households have air conditioner facilities but you can’t keep the air conditioner on all the time, it needs some rest too. Moreover, if you keep it on for too long all through the summer season, the electricity costs will go to extreme limits that may not be possible to be afforded by many of us. So, it is better to think of alternative ways to keep your home cool that are easy, effective and are natural. Continue reading 9 Best Ways to Keep Your Home Cool Without Air Conditioning
Selling your home with a good profit margin may be a stressful thing, as you need to take efforts in planning the whole procedure well. But let me tell you that at the outset, things might seem too difficult but once you get into the skin of the matter, you will soon become a successful home seller. I myself have sold my old home with a decent amount of profit couple of months back and the buyer was also very happy and satisfied with the overall process and the deal. All you need here is systematic planning and patience to execute everything. I often come across frustrated home seller, who are not getting a buyer or anticipated rates to sell his/ her home. But it’s not all that difficult if you know how to get it right. And today in this post, I am sharing 11 best tips to sell your home faster and at best price. Therefore, if you are in pressure of selling your old home after moving to a new one or for some other reason, and you are unable to get it right, then here’s the post worth checking. Continue reading 11 Tips to Sell Your Home Faster and at Best Price
Imagine you have visited someone’s home and you immediately smell something extremely foul, I am sure it will become a complete turn off for you and you will definitely want to run away from that place but still cannot express it for the sake of not hurting someone’s sentiments. Now, I am sure you are wondering what if the same situation occurs when you yourself become the host. Sounds terrible and embarrassing right? Well, foul smells lingering in homes is a common problem and there is nothing to be sad about it. The best remedy is to clean your home time to time but if that is not happening due to your hectic schedule or may be due to laziness, then you can easily try out some easy hacks that immediately act on stinks and remove them. So if you are eager to know, keep reading this post, as today I will discuss about 23 easiest natural ways to remove foul smell from homes. Continue reading 23 Natural Ways to Remove Foul Smell from Homes Easily and Quickly
Home is not just the dwelling place but is the perfect shelter to get the comfort, peace and solace that we require. Naturally, we all desire to own a house and live happily. However, the procedure of choosing and buying your perfect dream home can get a little tricky especially if you are a first time home buyer. Lack of experience can make you commit errors which may ultimately put you at a loss. Therefore, if you have plans to buy a new home and is not confident enough about how to search and choose a perfect home, then this article is a must-read for you. Here I have discussed about the 13 essential tips for the first time home buyer. These tips and strategies will be handy throughout the process and help you in searching, planning, financing etc. Proper planning, smart budgeting and getting loan approval at the best possible rates is seriously important while buying your first home, and this post is going to help you through the process. Continue reading 13 Essential Tips for the First Time Home buyer worth Knowing
You kitchen should not looking boring, for this is the place where you spend good amount of time, preparing food for your family. No matter how well furnished your kitchen is, over a period of time, you may feel the need to do a quick makeover. But the moment we think of kitchen makeover, the budget comes in our mind. But did you know that it’s actually possible to do a quick kitchen makeover on a minimum budget? Well, I have been there and done that. It’s been over 6 years when I bought my home and did end to end interior designing in the entire house. Naturally, the kitchen used to look a bit old and it needed the makeover. My friend ‘Neeta’ who is an interior consultant, suggested a few quick and simple kitchen makeover ideas which can be implemented even on a budget. And I am happy to share those ideas with you. If you are planning to do a quick kitchen makeover on a budget, then here’s the post you can’t afford to miss. Continue reading Quick Kitchen Makeover on a Budget – Here’s How to Get It Right