Don’t DIY: Leave These Tasks to the Pros

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Saving money is a good impulse but sometimes it pays to curb your enthusiasm. Certain household repair projects can be dangerous if you’re not sure what you’re doing. YouTube can provide a lot of great...
The Art and Science of Commercial Tenant Mix

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Many new commercial landlords are so anxious to fill vacancies that they overlook the fine art of tenant mix. Being intentional about the businesses in your building can pay huge dividends in tenant success...
Theft Prevention

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You’ve worked hard to buy your favorite possessions but most thieves aren’t quite so ambitious. If you make it hard for them to break in, they may just move on to another home. Keep these points in mind to...
Eek, There's a Mouse in the House!

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As nights grow colder, little field mice or house mice who may be cute when you see them in your yard can turn up in your kitchen. What's a homeowner to do? Here's a comprehensive list of my vast experience...
Why is Boston real estate so expensive?

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To find out why Boston real estate is so expensive, we just have to look at Economics 101: Supply and Demand.When dozens of people want to buy one house, what’s the seller to do? She can either keep raising...
Calculating Cap Rate

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Calculating the cap rate on investment properties is easy once you know how and it's a great tool for comparing seemingly similar investments.
Empower Your Inner Millioniare - Chapter 3B

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Evaluating Investment OptionsCap RateThe capitalization or cap rate is the net amount of income that the property generates divided by the cost. If a property is selling for a million dollars and it generates...
Empower Your Inner Millioniare - Chapter 3A

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Types of Real PropertyIn general, there are three categories of real property, Residential, Commercial and let’s call it ‘Other’. With all three options, you can use a portion of the asset yourself. For...