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Investment Property: How Much Can You Write Off on Your Taxes?

There are certain things you can do as a real estate investor to help manage your tax bill and maximize your after-tax return on investment. To do so, you need to understand how investment real estate portfolios get taxed. Below is some information to get you acquainted with the basic terminology.

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3 Things To Consider Before Renting Out Your Home

Once upon a time, the idea of renting out your home to a stranger while you left for vacation was considered quite odd. Today, renting a room or your entire house out to unknown travelers isn’t an outlandish concept – thanks in part to Airbnb and VRBO. Short-term rentals provide an income opportunity for owners and a unique way for visitors to experience a city. If you thinking of being a host of a short-term rental, here are 3 things to keep in mind.

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How to Modernize a Split-Level Home

Split-level homes can feel dated. But a few simple modifications can transform them, making them one of the best fixer-upper options. Here’s a look at a few of the primary changes you might make to create a modern masterpiece.

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Millennial Homebuyers Want a Yard of Their (Pet’s) Dreams – Here’s How Sellers Can Appeal to Furry Friends

What’s the most important feature millennials are looking for when buying a home? Recent research from the National Association of Landscape Professionals finds a nice-sized lawn is the number 1 priority among those born between 1981 and 1996. Seventy-three percent of millennials currently own a pet, and according to a 2018 realtor.com survey, 75 percent of pet-owning millennial homebuyers surveyed said they would pass on a home if it didn’t meet the needs of their pet. If you plan to boost your home’s curb appeal and backyard before selling, keep in mind potential millennial buyers – and their furry friends – with these tips for a pet-friendly yard.

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Think You’re Ready to Compost? Let’s Talk Dirty

It’s a new year, and you may be wanting to boost your garden’s performance level next season. We have a gardening-pro secret: composting. It’s ridiculously easy and equally rewarding! Here’s a list of everything you need to know to master the art of the compost pile.

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Surviving a Bathroom Remodel

Remodeling is messy – you can count on dust, noise and more. And with renovating your bathroom comes the added inconvenience of encroaching on your most personal space. There are surprises in any remodeling project, but you can prepare mentally (and physically, on site) by considering these pointers.

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4 Considerations When Updating Appliances

Nothing lasts forever — including the “vintage” stove that came with your adorable fixer-upper or the washing machine your parents gave you when they decided to downgrade. When it’s time to replace the appliances in your home, here are 4 considerations to keep in mind when updating appliances.

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Online Resources for Caring for Your Home

The internet offers so many resources, it’s hard to know where to begin: endless images for inspiration and even step-by-step how-to videos to walk you through projects. Here are some online resources for caring for your home to get started

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