Joe Cline's Article in Real Estate

387 What to DO When You're Facing Eviction
Are you running the risk of eviction because you have been unable to pay your rent or you violated the lease terms stated in your contract? If you are faced in a situation like this where there is potential problem looming between your landlord and you, as a tenant, you might want to know more about certain laws and regulations that govern the situation you are in.
Posted on Aug-07-2011

362 What a Real Estate Developer Does
People usually take real estate developers as individuals with huge sums of money building houses then selling them to gain even more profits. Although this is true for the most part, there is more to it than what it appears. What really does a real estate developer do?
Posted on Aug-05-2011

338 The History of Real Estate
The history of real estate is tightly tied with man's quest for settlement and his constant search for a permanent home. It started back during pre-historic times of the tribal system and started to take shape during the feudal system where tenancy and taxes began to predominate.
Posted on Aug-03-2011

563 Real Estate Tax Deductions
Do you own any property that you rent out as investment? If yes, did you know that you can take advantage of tax deductions provided for owners of rental properties?
Posted on Aug-03-2011

659 Keeping it Legal - What You Must Know Before You Flip a House
You have probably heard about house flipping on TV - of how a number people buy houses, fix them up and then resell them to gain huge profits all in a few month’s time.
Posted on Jul-30-2011

418 How to Pick Appliances When Buying a New Home
Congratulations on your new home! There is no thrill like finally owning your very own house. One of the most exciting things about moving in is having to shop for new appliances.
Posted on Jul-29-2011

487 How to Figure a Mortgage Payment for Your New Home
It is just about every adult’s dream to own his very own home. However, due to many practical constraints, the only way for a regular earner to own a home is by obtaining a home loan or mortgage.
Posted on Jul-28-2011

316 How to Become a Real Estate Bird Dog
There have been countless rags to riches stories that can be traced to success in real estate. One way of making it big in this industry is to become what they call as a "bird dog".
Posted on Jul-27-2011

415 5 Real Estate Laws Every Landlord Should Know
In the United States, real estate laws vary from state to state. However, there are common laws that govern landlord-tenant relationships and dictate what should be done if there are conflicts that happen along the way.
Posted on Jul-26-2011

564 Finding 4 Native Texas Shrubs that Grow Well in Austin
Texas has a fine share of native shrubs. Unfortunately, the state also has one of the most diverse sets of soil types and climates.
Posted on Apr-28-2011

555 Four Native Texas Trees you can grow Easily in Austin
There are quite a number of trees native to Texas which you can include in your garden if you live in Austin. However, Texas is a big state, and it has one of the world’s most diverse soil and climate conditions.
Posted on Apr-28-2011

382 Disputing your Texas Real Estate Taxes
Real estate taxes can be a real headache, and that is an understatement. Every year, homeowners in Texas complain about their rising tax obligations, and this isn’t just a state-concentrated problem.
Posted on Apr-26-2011

458 Getting the Most out of your Storage Space
Whether it’s the attic, your closet, or an extra room where you keep all of the “loot” you’ve accumulated throughout the years, people pay very little attention to their storage space.
Posted on Apr-26-2011

433 Using Social Media Networks to Market your Home for Sale
If you’re trying to sell your home and you’d like to do it without the help of real estate agent, putting up ads in trusted social media networks can work to your advantage.
Posted on Apr-22-2011

498 Four Fun Things your can do with your Kids in Austin
Austin is a good place to visit if you’re looking for some good clean fun with the family. Those who have kids are sure to keep them entertained with Austin’s endless line up of events all-year-round.
Posted on Apr-22-2011

682 Four Native Texas Flowers that will thrive in your Austin Garden
Texas can be a difficult state to survive in for some flowering animals, but if you choose the right flowering shrubs, particularly those that are native to the state, you won’t have trouble adding blooms to your Austin garden.
Posted on Apr-12-2011

572 Travis County Housing Finance Corporation Homebuyer Assistance Program
Interested in buying your first home in Travis County, Texas? Travis county offers a program that will allow first time homebuyers and working families to get the help they need to buy a foreclosed home.
Posted on Feb-17-2011

293 Top 10 Highest Foreclosure Rates in the Nation
While foreclosure rates are falling, there are still some areas in the nation with pretty high foreclosure rates. Like most areas, the foreclosures in these states are mostly holding steady and some are even in decline.
Posted on Feb-17-2011

338 Radon Remediation
Radon is a gas that has no color or odor. It is naturally formed within the Earth’s crust as uranium breaks down. As it oozes to the surface, it can go through foundations and sub floors to enter into homes and buildings.
Posted on Jan-17-2011

416 Top 5 Most Annoying Backyard Pests
Let’s face it; people don’t like insects even though they were here long before we were. However, there are actually some that are more annoying pests than others.
Posted on Jan-06-2011

319 Dangers of Buying a Bank Owned Property
Today’s real estate market is distressed at best. This is due to the mortgage meltdown of 2005 – 2006. Of course, there was some speculation that the market would return to normal in 2006 but ever since then it has been in a constant downward spiral.
Posted on Dec-22-2010

284 Pet First Aid Kits
Even though you and your family may have a great first aid kit, it probably isn’t going to be of any use when your pet gets hurt. Your pet is going to need to have his own first aid kit if an emergency should happen to arise.
Posted on Dec-20-2010

484 Outdoor Kitchen Ideas
Outdoor kitchens are meant to be fun. After all, you are outdoors enjoying the great weather and some great food too. However, in order for your outdoor kitchen to be successful you need to be smart about the plans that you make while designing it.
Posted on Dec-10-2010

349 Grilling Over Charcoal
There are two types of charcoal grills on the market today: ones that require lighter fluid and ones that have “chimney tops.” The main advantages to choosing the chimney top model is that it will eliminate your need for lighter fluid and the charcoal will actually burn more evenly.
Posted on Dec-07-2010

317 Tips On Buying A Home
Buying your next dream home can be risky business when you let your heart over rule your head. A real estate transaction is a monumental undertaking and, if not properly handled, can bring your dreams to a crashing halt.
Posted on Jul-20-2010