5 Questions to ask when buying a condo

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As you guys might have noticed, Brian and I are in the condo buying market again.  So I’ve had real estate on my mind and I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about what I’m looking for in our next condo. Photo Credit: Keoni Cabral via Flickr Why do I want to live here? For me at least, it’s easy to be distracted by a beautiful, well decorated condo.  I often have to remind...

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Updates: August 5 – 11

CF will have a full update later this week, but I just have to share a picture from our garden. The hot weather has kicked things into high gear and we’ll be harvesting a lot of produce in the near future. We’re in full foraging mode with the start of blackberry season as well. We’ve picked twice so far, and for a total of 20 minutes picking time, we’ve come home with 2-3 pints...

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Becoming a landlord: Maintenance

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After you get a tenant for your rental property it’s time to sit back and rake in the cash right?  Um, NO! Rental properties require a lot of work!  This work doesn’t end after you get a tenant.  It just changes into different sorts of work.  As a landlord, you need to remain proactive and vigilant. Original by Christian Schuit at http://www.flickr.com/photos/christianschuit/4592831096/ Maintenance...

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