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10 Tips for Buying Your First Real Estate Investment

10 Tips for Buying Your First Real Estate Investment

You may have heard the advice: "it's always a good time to invest in real estate." If you've decided that an investment property makes sense for you, you may want to do a little bit of homework before you call your favorite real estate agent. Real estate investing isn't a fool-proof guarantee for wealth building. But the right property, market, and mindset could get you on the road to a profitable investment. Follow these ten tips ...
5 Best Places to Invest in a Vacation Rental Property in the West

5 Best Places to Invest in a Vacation Rental Property in the West

Considering investing in a vacation rental property in the West? You know what they say: location, location, location. Luckily, you don’t have to guess when it comes to investing in your first - or your next - investment rental property. AirDNA has gathered the data and analyzed it for you. AirDNA tracks the performance of over 10 million rental listings across 80,000 global markets, determining the best places to buy a rental property based on: Rental demand ...
Planning for the Future of Your Business

Planning for the Future of Your Business

What happens to your business after you're gone? You've spent a lifetime building your business. But you can't run it forever. Death, disability, or just retirement... there are a number of ways your business can pass from your hands.  What are some ways you can pass on your business when the time comes? 1. Transfer the Business to Your Heirs  Have you dreamed of passing your business on to the next generation? Many entrepreneurs dream of doing just ...
 10 Growth Strategies to Take Your Contractor Business Next Level

10 Growth Strategies to Take Your Contractor Business Next Level

Ready, set, grow! Take your contractor business to the next level this year with ten growth strategies designed to help you expand and bring in more profits.  Ready to level up? Here’s how: Update Your Contractor Website You don’t have to look far to find potential new clients. They’re online.  A website is your new business card. You can demonstrate professionalism and make a good first impression in a millisecond if your contractor website is modern, polished, and ...
5 Must Have Contractor Insurance Policies for 2020

5 Must Have Contractor Insurance Policies for 2020

Construction professionals tackle some of the riskiest jobs. Like any other business owner, the right insurance policies will help protect you from financial losses if anything goes wrong. But, unlike other business owners, contractors face specialized risks that need specialized coverage. After all, your employees are climbing on rooftops clutching pneumatic roofing nail guns… not making froth art for cappuccinos. Is your contractor insurance built to protect you? Here are five must-have contractor insurance policies to have ...
What is Course of Construction Insurance?

What is Course of Construction Insurance?

Designed to protect construction projects that are in progress along with tools and equipment on the job site, course of construction coverage helps protect you from financial losses caused by natural disasters, vandalism, theft, or fire. Also called builders risk insurance, the short explanation of what this policy does for your construction business is simple: It protects your business' investment in an active construction project. Course of Construction Has You Covered Taking out a course of construction policy ...
7 Tips to Make Your Vacation Rental Property More Profitable

7 Tips to Make Your Vacation Rental Property More Profitable

It’s a good time to be a vacation rental owner. More and more travelers are expressing a preference for rental homes rather than a traditional hotel during their travels. And you’ve never had more choices when it comes to listing sites to get your property in front of searching guests. More popularity also means more competition, however. If you’ve been wondering how to stand apart from the competition and earn more profits than ever from ...
How to Save Money on Tools and Equipment Insurance Coverage

How to Save Money on Tools and Equipment Insurance Coverage

You know that insurance coverage is important for your business. But paying for insurance can feel like, well, a real pain. You want to protect the tools and equipment that you need to do your job, but who wants to overpay for tools and equipment insurance? You don’t want to break the bank having to replace your equipment when it is damaged or goes missing while on the job site, but you also don’t want ...
 5 MORE Things to Know About Homeowners Insurance in CA

5 MORE Things to Know About Homeowners Insurance in CA

Let’s face it: homeownership in California can be a bit expensive. Housing prices, homeowners insurance, and utilities in the Golden State runs higher than the US average. California homeowners naturally want to cut costs wherever they can, particularly when it comes to homeowners insurance. We already helped you broaden your knowledge of homeowners insurance with 10 Things Californians Should Know About Homeowners Insurance. Now we want to give you a few more facts to help ...
5 Things to Know About Stolen Tools Insurance

5 Things to Know About Stolen Tools Insurance

Is there anything worse than stolen tools? When you’re a contractor relying on your tools and equipment to get the job done, the answer is a definitive no. Luckily, you can protect your tools and equipment against theft with a special type of contractor insurance. 1. Stolen Tools Insurance is Called Tools and Equipment Coverage Business owners want to protect their assets, no matter the industry. But insuring a contractor’s tools and equipment isn’t as straightforward as ...

 

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