The inspection is one of the most critical elements of any real estate purchase. In fact, it can cause a deal to completely unravel if too many repairs are needed or the severity of the defects is too extreme. One of the best ways to avoid that kind of nightmare is to understand what inspectors are going to look for when they dissect a property. … Continue reading What Are Des Moines Home Inspectors Really On The Look For?
For months I’ve been telling you how now is a fantastic time to be a real estate investor in Des Moines. I’m guessing that since you’re here, I’ve at least managed to convince you to consider putting your money to work for you with a real estate portfolio. Of course, I don’t want you to just go into this blindly, I want to make sure … Continue reading Breaking Down The Basics: Cap Rates
Okay, So I know that you can probably think of a million and one more fun ways to blow that tax return check than on a house. Perhaps an exotic getaway, or a new television? But the truth is, that fun little government bonus check would go much further for you if you apply it to your future in the right way. I promise if … Continue reading The 4 Best Ways To Use Your Tax Return On Your First Home