The clock is ticking on Fun Forest Amusement Park in the Seattle Center. Fun Forest’s lease is up this year, and the park is scheduled to close after Labor Day. Their lease was initially set to expire in 2014, but in a deal with the city of Seattle, Washington it was shortened in exchange for reduced rent.
Another cost that you won’t be able to shake is the state exam and the state license. Each state has an exam you will be required to take and pass before a license will be issued to you. Exam fees can range from $25 to $200 but can also include other fees, such as the state license, so it’s important to understand what is included. Each state has a department of important link, or at least one page dedicated to professional licensing and all your education, exam and fee requirements will be found there.
Be very careful balancing your work and your family. As a society, I think we have placed too much emphasis on working harder or longer just to make ends meet, to get the next promotion, or to avoid the lay-off chopping block; I think that kind of stress can allow us to drop the ball in the juggling act of work-life versus home-life.
Understanding what this business entails will give you a new opportunity to create wealth for the savvy REAL ESTATE investor. Knowing the ins and outs of REO investing may make this your biggest year yet.
The fact is, probably 80% of kitchen cabinets out there can be salvaged! Many just need a coat of paint, or stain (dark stains are in). Remove the cabinet doors, take them outside, and sand them before painting or staining.
This will depend on the purchase contract that you signed and state laws. Read your contract to determine what rights your management company has in regards to late fees and dues.
Did you know that 74% of U.S. households use the Internet as an information source when shopping locally. 45% of local searchers have the intent of doing business locally. The percentage of people who use yellow page advertising decreased from 75% to 62% last year. If you’re one of the many Realtors who have a yellow page ad, it’s time to consider buying a smaller ad and shifting your marketing dollars to the Internet.
But that’s not all you get. Along with over 10,000 square feet of house to roam, you get the over 4 acre lot it sits on. Sounds like you need a month to just explore the property!
Similarly, with a home improvement grant, you can get the cash you need to upgrade, restore or expand your home. That increases home values for the entire neighborhood, which increases taxes and attracts a higher class of buyers. While real estate grants may be $20,000 in free money for you, it’s just a drop in the bucket for the government who wins in the end.