The time has come to move out of home and go out on your own. You’re excited to get your own place and have a little more independence. You go to a few exhibitions and find a place you love. Then you talk to the property manager and one of the first things they ask you for is your rental history…
A lot of first time tenants start to worry that they won’t be able to rent a property, because they don’t have a rental history and that they won’t be able to get a rental history because they can’t rent a property. However, it’s not the inescapable catch-22 it seems to be. After all, if people without a rental history were never allowed to rent a property, pretty soon all those properties would be empty.
In the Matrix, Keanu Reeves enters a world of virtual reality simulations, machine overlords and bullet-dodging martial arts. These days it seems less and less like science fiction, as virtual reality emerges as a viable technology with exciting applications across a number of industries, including real estate.
Soon real estate agents might give you the chance to explore detailed simulated environments, only without having to worry about battling computer generated assailants.
Keeping your home in good condition is an important part of preventing damage, avoiding costly repairs and protecting the value of your investment.
Recently we spoke with Chris Lamont from The Fixers about the importance of proper maintenance. We covered some of your key priorities when it comes to home maintenance and discussed some essential repairs that you should always get a professional to take care of. Today, we are covering 4 easy, do-it-yourself home repairs that help keep your property in top condition and keep your maintenance costs down.