Beware of Theives Visiting Your Open Houses

Thefts are on the rise at open houses.

Thieves are stealing jewelry at open houses.Thefts are on the rise at open houses.

 

Recently Jennifer Jones 33, and [tag-tec]Jessica Joyner[/tag-tec] 39, were charged with stealing valuables from four upscale open houses in New York City.

 

The women were posing as homebuyers and seemed to give the correct impressions to realtors as they drove up in a champagne-colored Jaguar XJ8.

 

But as we know looks can be deceiving.

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Why Many Young Real Estate Investors Don’t Go Into Section 8

Okay, I’m going to challenge something Willie Tenorio of the Willie Tenorio Housing Blog said about Section 8 inspections

Section 8 tenants should take better care of the propertiesOkay, I’m going to challenge something Willie Tenorio of the Willie Tenorio Housing Blog said about [tag-tec]Section 8[/tag-tec] inspections.

 

“A good standard helps eliminate some of the guesswork of property inspection so that it is more of a science than an art, but it never totally eliminates, or should eliminate, the judgment of the inspector.”

 

We have been Section 8 landlords for a long time, and we believe more of the scientific emphasis should be on the tenants.

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Warning: Here Come the New Carbon Taxes

Get ready to give up more of your real estate profits. Carbon taxes are coming.

The new carbon taxes will take more of your real estate profitsGet ready to give up more of your real estate profits.

Local cities and governments, green with envy, are eyeing your pockets as we speak. 

The new green building codes trend is here.  And it could cost us big.

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Infamous Tennessee Pot Cave to be Auctioned Off December 8th

It’s more like something out of a James Bond movie than an innocent appearing farm in rural Trousdale County, Tennessee.

Tenessee Pot Cave to be Auctioned

Our property for this week is actually a cave. 

 

And it’s more like something out of a James Bond movie than an innocent appearing  farm in rural Trousdale County, Tennessee.

 

The Tennessee Pot Cave made headlines a few months ago when it was discovered its owners were  harvesting millions in marijuana profits every 60 days. 

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Real Estate is the Best Hedge on Inflation

Real estate is the best hedge on inflation.

Real estate is the best hedge on inflation

Peter L. Mosca, commentator for the weekly radio show Income [tag-tec]Property Investment[/tag-tec] Talk, advocates real estate is still the very best long term investment.

 

We agree, of course.

 

He also brings out this very important piece of logic often overlooked by today’s pundits.

 

Real estate is the best hedge on inflation.

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