Select Page

Month: May 2019

How to Live on the Beach and Make Money

There is an explosion going in resort development, at this very moment. Beach front property is being converted into large full service resorts at a record pace. Different markets are being developed for different buyers, with a niche market for nearly anyone. For those of you, who thought that owning a resort property was beyond your financial reach, I wish to challenge your assumptions. What I am talking about is not a time share or some other fractional ownership scheme, where you only own the property for one week per year. I am talking about full ownership along with all of the right and privileges that come with ownership. There is a new way to own beach front property, which drives the cost of ownership down. The new ownership class is called a condo lease-back. The entry price is low to start with. Prices start in the low $100,000 range. Many of the Americans, who are looking for a vacation home, can afford that price point. Where this program excels is that there is a built-in income stream that comes with property ownership. All of the properties for sale are condominium units, located on some of the most desirable beaches in the world. Resort properties across the Caribbean and Central America are constructed to service the market for American’s who want to get away from it all. The way...

Read More

Northern Utah Homes For Rent

Home rentals in Northern Utah are a fantastic investment. Getting the most exposure for your property is vital to renting your home out quickly and for the highest rent possible. Once you have received one or more applications for your house for rent in Utah your next step is to determine which contracts are more qualified. Obviously, it is better to rent the home out to the most qualified tenant. Background checks, credit checks, employment verification and previous landlord references will help in the process to fill the Utah rental home. Once a tenant application has been accepted it is a good idea to get a deposit to reserve the rental home. If no reservation deposit is received the tenant could decide to not rent the home at the last minute and you would be stuck starting over with no recourse for your lost advertising expenses. A tenant should never be accepted if they are not planning on paying rent later than 2 weeks from the day they pay their deposit on the northern Utah rental home. Now that the rental home has been filled keeping the tenant following your lease will help to eliminate many potential home rental problems. For example, if they pay late, do not wave the late fee, would the car loan or house payment wave their late fee, of course not. The more the...

Read More

Crime in America – The Most Dangerous Cities and States

According to the most recently compiled crime reports and analyzed statistics (based on 2008 records), the three most dangerous cities in America are not particularly surprising. New Orleans, Louisiana. There is little wonder that this city takes the number one most-dangerous spot, considering the social upheaval that ensued after Hurricane Katrina. Still in the lengthy throws of recovery, it's illegally that crime stats will drop any time soon in this devastated urban environment. Detroit, Michigan. Poverty has overwhelmed Detroit following the closure of so many auto industry plants and other related businesses that were for so long the center of the area's economy. Desperation has a way of making people turn on each other. Violent crime, especially rape, armed robbery and assaults were through the roof in '08. Gary, Indiana. Gary's drop to the number three spot is something of an accomplishment. They held the infamous number one spot for several years running. Burglary has always been high in this Indiana town, but rape statistics are especially ridiculous. I'd surmise that it would be unwince for any woman to walk down the streets of Gary without a loaded gun, a body guard, locked chastity belt and a pack of wolf hybrids. The rest of the top ten most dangerous cities are: North Charleston South Carolina, Richmond California, Birmingham Alabama, Flint Michigan, Oakland California – which has been in the...

Read More

Finding Homes for Sale in Your Area

If you are looking for affordable homes for sale in your city, you may be wondering where to start. One of your first steps should be defining exactly what a "good deal" means to you. Does it mean a great location or a low price? Are you looking for little-to-no maintenance? A lot of people get so hung up on money that they ignore several other valuable aspects. It is very important that you set priorities in regards to exactly what you're looking for in a house and a neighborhood, as well as to what your bottom line may be. It can be challenging to find affordable homes for sale in your area that have features such as energy-efficient construction and are made of low-maintenance materials. However, they may be available if you find a realtor to help. A professional can help you find a house that meets today's stricter building codes and has electrical systems built to handle heavier demands. Location is a major consideration, but, of course, the more desirable the location, the higher the price you will pay. Any time you are looking for a new house you will need to know the prices of surrounding homes as well as the one in which you are interested. Be leery if you find a house in a great location at a very low price, because the chances...

Read More

How To Find Affordable Dentures In Arizona Today

If you live in the greater Phoenix, Arizona area and you need to find affordable dentures, there's a good chance that you can save quite a bit of money. One advantage that you have is the amount of competition between dentists in a metropolitan area that size, including major suburbs like Scottsdale, Mesa, Tempe, Glendale and more. One of the best ways to save money on dentures in Arizona, especially in the Phoenix area, is to join what's called a "discount dental plan." These discount plans are not dental insurance, therefore you can actually get assistance when you buy your new dentistry by receiving a nice discount, as long as you visit a dentist that participates within the network of the discount plan. Also, because these dentists are giving you discounts on dental care that can be as high as 60% for certain procedures, they do expect payment in full at the time of your visit. Think of it like this. Dental insurance will not pay for any pore-existing condition and your only other alternative is to pay full price out of your own pocket. That discount plan is sounding pretty good all of the sudden huh? Here is an example of how much you will save by using one of these discount plans. For this example I'm going to use zip code 85250, the Scottsdale, Arizona area. The...

Read More