Author: Umair Asif

5 Ways to Estimate the True Value of Your Property

The popular saying in property or real estate investment is “buy low, sell high.” So, why are more people not turning a profit on their property with such a simple rule? Because it can be difficult to know what “low” and “high” is in a market that’s constantly changing. Many people can overvalue real estate. This was one of the key problems that led to the housing crisis in 2008. But, many people can often undervalue property too. This can be particularly true if it’s a third-party seller who’s just looking for a quick sale, and commission. So, we...

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7 Things Renters Need to Know About Fire Insurance

According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are 1.345 million incidents of fire in 2015 resulting in 3,280 deaths and 15,700 injuries. Although there is a decline in the figures, it cannot be denied that fire is a serious situation and could lead to not just loss of life but also of millions of dollars. This is where the importance of fire insurance comes in. It offers protection and coverage in case of fire damage to your home. Keep in mind, those who have a mortgage on their homes must have insurance. But, if you rent a house, it’s...

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Six Common Cleaning Mistakes You Should Avoid

Cleaning your home is something you’re accustomed to doing. Most times, you’ve got your cleaning routine down to a science, even when you’re busy. However, there’s a chance that you may be making some critical cleaning mistakes without even realizing it. Even if your home is always spotless and pristine, your cleaning mistakes could result in some hidden dangers and wear and tear of your favorite items. Whether you’re doing a deep spring cleaning or a fast runthrough, when you’re cleaning your home, using proper techniques will make your home easier to clean in the long-run, and ensure all...

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Six Aspects that Can Help You Decorate the Inside of Your Tiny Home

For some, the appeal of living in a tiny home is one of intimacy and self-sufficiency. People want to live without a mortgage hanging over their heads, getting back to the basics of living. They do not need all of the extra space that allows families to live under the same roof but be far apart. Material things are not a necessity to their lifestyle, and they do not need the space to store such stuff. The appeal of living in a tiny home is growing as the pressures of society continue to increase. Just because you give up...

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Problems to Look for When Buying an Older Home

As many people are aware, purchasing a home is one of the biggest investments (if not the biggest) a person (or family) will make in their lifetime. It is a decision that needs to be considered, researched and properly evaluated for the best possible outcome. These days it’s easy to find price estimates as well as sales and rental histories online for just about any home you’re interested in. Potential property buyers are able to access online report tools which will provide them with the necessary information to further inform their purchasing decisions. There are, however, other factors and...

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Don’t Forget About These Important Aspects of Homeownership

While the dream of homeownership may have come to fruition, which is something to be proud of, but it definitely adds plenty of responsibility that you may not have been used to in the past. Sure, making your mortgage payment on-time will continue to build up your credit, but there is more to homeownership then by just paying monthly mortgage and utility bills, although that is a large financial burden. By staying on top of other aspects of homeownership, you can ensure you get the most out of your investment. Start an Emergency Fund By the time you make...

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6 Amazing Kitchen Decorating Ideas

For many people, their kitchen is a place where they spend the most of their day, or they use their kitchen for some therapeutic experimentation in culinary art. Either way, it is a primary workspace for them, and they like it sweet, clean and decorated. Even if you are not a fan of cooking but are still using the kitchen for yourself and the family, little decorations and creativity can accentuate your workspace, lift your mood and can motivate you to work happily in your kitchen. Moreover, DIYing simple kitchen decorations are fun, cheap and can also help you...

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