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Investment property is real estate property that has been purchased with the intention of earning a return on the investment, either through rental income, the future resale of the property or both.

Source: Investment Property – Investopedia

Buy-to-let is usually a secure source of income. We recommend it seldom to first-time investors in real estate looking for monthly income.

It can come to situations when rental costs are much higher then revenues and renting is not much of a solution for the investors. We found some indicators that can signalize this point in a buy-to-let property’s life.

Signs it’s time to sell your investment property

However, the good part is that an investment property rarely becomes a lose-business. When renting is not creating the profit wished for, you can always sell it for the right price.

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To avoid robbery scenes like those in ‘Home Alone’ or small housing catastrophes we made a small checklist before you go on vacation:

  1.  Run your garbage disposal

  2. Pause your post

  3. Unplug unused appliances

  4. Turn off your water-main valve

  5. Practice proactive landscaping

  6. Park a car

  7. Move your spare key

  8. Randomize your lights

You’ll find more and more detailed advice in the article on ThisOldHouse.com:

Things to Do Before You Leave for Vacation

Photo source: https://bit.ly/2vJcNxo

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2018 is all about ceilings! Aim high for your property and choose something impressive to look at!

We found some ‘over the top’ statement ceilings on Vogue:

Aim High: Statement Ceilings Are 2018’s Most Romantic and Dramatic Decor Trend

And we found out the inspiration for these new trends in 2018:

Most Beautiful Church Ceilings

Gaze up at even more beautiful church ceilings here: http://archdg.co/MCP8Pep

Posted by Architectural Digest on Wednesday, 1 August 2018

Now… how would your statement ceiling look like? What source of inspiration would you choose?

Nature?… Maybe a forest-like ceiling would look great in your home. The sky is the limit!

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When you step into a house there is naturally one room which buyers gravitate towards. The important question is, which room convinces you to buy? If you’re looking to sell your home it is useful to know which room to prioritise for open houses, images of the property or facts about your home.

Read more in this article on guildproperty.co.uk:

Which room convinces you to buy?

Photo souce: https://bit.ly/2McAlVL

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Summer is all about fun and games! And we know that by games we mean sports and games, because that’s what you usually do when you have a garden.

But when it’s really really hot we might want to try some real over-sized funny games. We gathered some ideas and tutorials for:

-> a giant Jenga

-> a huge Domino

-> a yard Yahtzee

-> a big 4-in-a-row

5 DIY Yard Games, Hours of Fun (Jenga/Dominoes/Yahtzee)

DIY Backyard Game: Four-in-a-Row

Which one would you choose for the next weekend?

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Where to hide a spare key? In plain eye-sight… just very well ‘under-covered’!

7 Genius Ways To Hide A Key

Check out these 7 genius ways to hide a key so you won't get locked out again 🔑

Posted by Nifty on Thursday, 2 August 2018

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