April 2022

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What does it take to be a great landlord?

    Nice properties attract nice tenants, but being a nice and considerate landlord is key in retaining a tenant once you have one. At present, there is no means of independently researching whether a landlord is any good or not (although of course, you could argue that is subjective anyway). This is likely to change however if new legislation (the renters’ reform bill) is passed...

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Stomping Mad at Your Lender? You are Not Alone!

    Biggest Borrower Complaints and How to Avoid Them By: the i Fund Cities Team   Let’s face it—working with real estate lenders sucks. And sometimes, it really sucks. “Wait! Don’t you offer funding for real estate investors?” you ask. Yes! We do. But we are also investors, and so we know how tough it is to work with lenders. (In fact, providing...

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How Painting & Decorating Increase the Value of a Home

Many people think that the only way to increase the value of their homes is through major renovations or expansions. However, there are many ways that painting and decorating can add value to a home, both in the short and long term. In this article, we'll take a look at some of the most effective ways that painting and decorating can increase a home's value. 1. PaintingOne of the simplest and most...

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10 Super Easy Ways to Invest in Real Estate and Make Money in 2022

    One of the most prominent ways to make money in today’s fast-paced world is to invest in real estate. A lot of people who have already ventured into real estate are enjoying its long-term benefits. In contrast to stock market investments, real estate investments provide you protection against frequent market fluctuations.   Nevertheless, investing in real estate is not as...

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Why health and safety are so important on a demolition site?

Demolition sites are notoriously one of the most dangerous work environments to be around. With large, heavy machinery in operation and building materials and debris falling down – it’s easy for accidents to occur if the right safety precautions aren’t adhered to. In this article, we share a few different ways to maintain health and safety on the jobsite alongside why it’s so...

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Home Inspections: Why To Look At More Than Just The House

via:pixabay When you purchase a home, many buyers will opt to have a home inspection done on the property. This inspection can be very helpful in discovering any possible issues with wiring, plumbing, structure, foundation, roofing etc. But many times the inspection stops there. While these are very important aspects of the inspection, the exterior aspects of the property also matter. In this case,...

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8 Exterior Paint Colors & Other Outdoor Features That Help Your Home Sell Quickly

There are so many things to think about when selling your home – from prepping the interior to getting your finances in order. But don’t forget about the exterior! The right paint color, landscaping, and other features can help boost your home’s curb appeal and speed up the sale process. Here are 8 exterior paint colors that will help get buyers interested in your property. Plus,...

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4 Ways to Make Moving House Easier for You

  Moving house isn’t easy. In fact, it is often thought to be one of the most stressful things a person can go through. This is why, if there’s a way for you to make it easier for yourself, you should certainly do so.  Of course, this is easier said than done, because many people don’t know how to make a move easier for themselves. Luckily, this post is here to share four...

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Will a smart thermostat save me money on my heating bills?

    With energy prices at an all-time high, and set to go even higher, everyone is looking for ways to cut their energy bills. With the price of gas soaring, there is a real need for people to explore ways to save on the cost of their heating.   While many will know that a new, energy-efficient boiler can help, there are still plenty who are not sure what a smart...

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Moving to Florida? Here’s What You Need to Know

  According to recent statistics, nearly 1,000 people are moving to Florida every day. Maybe it’s the weather or it could be the looser COVID restrictions, but whatever the reason, Florida is an extremely popular place to move to. But, as with any move, you should always prepare yourself before you get there because it might be very different from what you’re used to. Here’s what...

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