Blog :: 07-2018

Buying A Home With Less Than Perfect Credit

You’ve finally made the decision that this is going to be the last summer you’ll be a renter. You’ve started to stash away some funds so you can buy your own home at last; but wait, do you know what your credit rating is? Knowing exactly where you stand as far as creditworthiness is an essential step. If you haven’t done so already, you should sign up for a free service like Credit Karma to view and monitor your credit.  Often times consumers find there are things on their credit report that come as a complete surprise to them. Sometimes those things are legitimate like the credit card you got in college and never paid for or a medical bill that’s been turned over for collection, but sometimes, negative information can be an error that will continue to hurt you until it’s addressed.

Short Term Rentals

What is a short term rental? Why are there so many fees attached to a reservation?

An increasingly popular way to travel in the United States is by the week or month when going on vacations or adventures. Why wouldn’t you if you had the time and resources? Unfortunately these getaways do not fall into long term rentals or seasonal rentals. Any stay less than 6 months at a property is technically considered to be a short term rental (STR) and they have some laws and rules of their own.