real-estate

Important Questions to Ask About a Potential Retirement Apartment Complex

A retirement apartment can be a great choice for anyone getting up in years as they typically mean little to no maintenance or yard work; not only does this mean less physical work but also less time spent during retirement just keeping up your home! When choosing a potential retirement apartment, you want to ensure you look past any fancy brochure and ask the right questions, so you know you're happy with your new home for years to come. Read More 

Tips to Follow When Buying Vacant Land

Purchasing undeveloped land can be rather challenging: it is a totally different undertaking as compared to getting yourself a lot with a building already erected on it. With vacant land, you cannot see subsurface soil, know the condition of underground water or see how wastewater can be directed out of the property. Therefore, you need to learn how to evaluate such a lot so that you can accurately approximate the costs of development as well as avoid running into legal problems when developing the property. Read More 

Commercial Property Investment? Asbestos-Related Documents

The occurrence (or lack thereof) of asbestos containing materials in and around commercial premises should be a matter of concern for anyone looking to invest in commercial property. Exposing employees to asbestos containing materials poses a threat to their safety. Prospective property investors should also be interested in the question of asbestos because it can affect their investment budget by creating the need for asbestos management before the property in question is considered to be habitable. Read More 

Why Hire a Body Corporate Services Company for Your Complex?

When a residential complex is jointly owned by the tenants or those who occupy the complex, those owners may be tempted to avoid paying fees to a body corporate services company and simply handle the day-to-day management of their complex on their own. This can be very shortsighted, as there are many reasons to consider having an outside company handle your body corporate services for you. Note a few of these advantages so you can determine if such a company is the right choice for your complex. Read More 

Don’t Overlook These Tips If You Want to Be a Successful Real Estate Investor

Investing in real estate can be a great way to earn a very handsome living and can also mean working for yourself, as much or as little as you choose. Not everyone who invests in real estate is successful, however, and it's often because they make a few common mistakes or overlook some simple but effective advice. Note a few tips you'll want to consider if you're trying to be successful as a real estate investor. Read More