My Property Management Company is Killer!

Finding the Right Property Management Company I am a landlord. Like many who have gone before me, I thought I could handle property management all by myself – what’s a few phone calls from tenants if something breaks down, right? How much time could it take to screen...
Enlarging Small Bathrooms

Enlarging Small Bathrooms

A strange bit of human nature – in our homes, we probably spend the least amount of time in our bathrooms, and yet, when people look for a home to buy or rent, the bathroom is really important! Perhaps it is the impression one thinks may be made to guests in his/her...

Where to Buy Rental Property in St. Louis

St. Louis – A Great Place to Invest, But which Neighborhood? Dennis Norman with St. Louis Real Estate News, takes an interesting approach at determining the best area in the St. Louis Metro area to buy Investment Real Estate.  By looking at the median rental rates and...
Repairing Old Decks and Patios

Repairing Old Decks and Patios

No one thinks about his/her patio or deck until spring, and sometimes it is definitely depressing!  The patio concrete is old and tired looking, and there are ugly cracks that can no longer be hidden with furniture and planters.  The deck stain that is only a year old...
Spring Cleaning and De-Cluttering the home

Spring Cleaning and De-Cluttering the home

Biannually it is nice to give your house a deep clean.  Some call this spring cleaning. Take one Saturday every six months with your whole family, and give the whole house a proper deep clean. Some households may need more than one day and that is alright. Some...