Thomas Swartzbaugh's Blog Posts

Where Will Joint Property Go When You Die

By Julie Garber Updated February 04, 2017There are three basic ways that you can own property: in your individual name, in joint names with others, and through contract rights. Whether or not

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Assessed Value Vs Market Value

Real Home Value Calculator: Assessed Value vs Market Value Understanding a home’s true market value is about more than pictures, software assessments and price-per-square-foot. Whether youâ€

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Study FSBOs Net Significantly Lower Profits

NEW YORK – Aug. 21, 2017 – For-sale-by-owners (FSBOs) tend to sell their homes for lower prices than homes sold through traditional agents via the MLS, and in many cases below the average

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7 Secret Thoughts Landlords Have About RentersRevealed

Whenever you hand over your rent check late (again), do you wonder what your landlord is really thinking? Well, we're here to help you find out! This is important intel for all sorts of

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2017s Best Places To Flip Houses

Florida Market still coming in strong. 9 out of the top 150 cities nationwide.Tampa, FL (6)Orlando, FL (16)Pembroke Pines, FL (24)St. Petersburg, FL (36)Cape Coral, FL (51)Jacksonville, FL (55

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South Florida Home Prices Closing In On Previous Peaks

Home prices increased across South Florida in June and are inching ever closer to the peaks achieved before the market meltdown a decade ago. Still, analysts are not forecasting another

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Whats Your Home Buying Power

If you’re in the market for a new home or investment property, one of the first questions you’ll probably ask is, “What can we afford?” Many buyers become so caught up in how much they can

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Landlords Reveal Their Worst Tenant Nightmares 11 Renter Horror Stories

Landlords of Reddit have been sharing their 'tenants from hell horror stories'; from refusing to pay rent to leaving dead fish hidden in the walls. 1. "I had a tenant remove the

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Top 5 Home Design Trends of 2017The current trends are all about utilizing rich color, maximizing texture and creating comfortable interiors you can’t wait to relax in. Use these trends to get

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