Focus Investing On Existing Multifamily Properties To Advance The American Dream

July 19, 2019

With the real estate development industry struggling to profitably deliver new multifamily product in a price range that more people can afford, an answer to affordability may be found by looking to the past — specifically Class B and C properties built 20, 30 or even 50 years ago. I have focused almost exclusively on […]


Moves to and From the South and West Dominate recent Migration Flows

July 12, 2019

Three New Census Bureau Products Show Domestic Migration at Regional, State, and County Levels The South experienced a net population gain from movers coming in from other regions of the United States. Florida received the most movers from other states. Los Angeles County had the highest number of people moving out, but also had the […]


10 Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Update Your Kitchen

July 5, 2019

These quick add-ons and clever refreshes will give your space the facelift it needs without spending a ton of money. The average kitchen remodel costs a staggering $21,751 — and high-end ones average nearly $50,909. No bones about it: That’s a whole lotta cash. But you don’t need to shell out big bucks to make a big […]


Boho and Minimalism Top Our List of 2019 Outdoor Living Trends

July 1, 2019

In with minimalism, out with rustic farmhouse. See what trends are heating up patios this summer. It’s easier than ever to create an outdoor oasis that’s an extension of your home, and this summer’s biggest trend is creating a backyard space that is as comfortable as your indoor one. Design styles like bright and bold […]


3 Secret Home Staging Tips Pros Do Without Telling You About Them

June 21, 2019

If you’ve already started reading up on how to stage your home, then you know the spiel by now: clean, declutter, and depersonalize. But why (as you struggle to move your couch) is staging your house for sale so damn important? Staging matters because it helps buyers visualize themselves in your home. And not just […]


Get Up to Speed on O-Zones

June 14, 2019

A new tax incentive for investors could be a boon for sellers and struggling communities. But will affordability take a hit? Editor’s note: This story has been updated with information about the proportion of Puerto Rico’s territory that is covered by the opportunity zone program. When Daniel Zelonker, a South Florida broker who specializes in the sale […]


Will the ‘Game of Thrones’ Heir Still Be a Winner When it Comes to Taxes?

May 20, 2019

  Chances are, the Westeros Revenue Service (WRS) has its eye on that dagger, Catspaw, for gift taxes; and what with all the deaths that have occurred, don’t get us started on estate taxes. When you’re a tax pro, watching Game of Thrones comes with some occupational hazards. Where most viewers see drama, betrayal and the epic rise […]


DIY Backyard Fire Pit: Build it in Just 7 Easy Steps

May 13, 2019

The perfect backdrop for outdoor fun is closer than you think, thanks to our step-by-step instructions. Turn your backyard into a cozy camp spot by making your own fire pit. This DIY project is easy to complete, and you’ll be making s’mores around the fire in no time. Get ready Before you begin building, consult […]


8 Curb Appeal Boosters You Can Do in a Weekend

May 6, 2019

Win home shoppers over before they even think about stepping foot inside. A polished home exterior creates an inviting experience for visitors or passersby, which is especially important if your home is on the market. Check out our tips to get the most curb appeal for the lowest cost — while turning your neighbors’ heads and […]


Selling a Home: How to Choose Between 5 Different Offers

August 9, 2018

Selling a home? Which offer will you accept? When you put your home up for sale you’ll attract all types of offers. The most notable difference between these offers is normally financing, and how buyers intend to pay for their purchase. So what types of bids might you get? Which are the best choices for […]