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Thinking of Taking a Vacation? Red Umbrella Can Help!

  ‘Tis the season to head out to the beach or the lake house and take some much needed time to rest and relax. However, before you can set off for the sand and sun, you need to make sure that your affairs will be well in order while you’re away. What will you do…

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Anything Else?  Final Checks Before You Sell Your House

  Spring is upon us and if you’re either in the process of or about to enter the process  of selling  your home, there are a few things you should double check  and keep in mind as you proceed. Selling a house can be challenging, but your hard work will pay off when you invest…

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Tenant Acquisition Can Be A Tricky Endeavor

  Once you have purchased a property that you plan to rent out, you will need to acquire tenants to live there. Tenant acquisition can be a very tricky endeavor without the right foundation of expectations and requirements. Today we’re going to be talking about some of the basics of tenant acquisition and how you…

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How Can You Avoid These Property Buying Mistakes?

  Buying a house either to live in or to rent out can be a very exciting process, just as selling a house can be. However, there are also a great many pit falls that you need to avoid as you plan and search. So, before you embark on the journey to buy your next…

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Which Repairs Reap the Greatest Reward When Selling A House?

As we’ve said, Spring is the season to get involved in the housing market. This is the time to sell your house, but before you do, you need to make sure that you’re going to make smart choices to maximize your return on investment. Thankfully, you have the help of trusted professionals from Red Umbrella…

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Invest in a Rental Property and Reap the Benefits

  Spring is a busy season for the real estate market. Houses are going to be bought and sold in droves, making it a great time to consider getting into owning a rental property. Though there is some risk to investing in a rental property, the benefits are clear, and with the right help, you…

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What’s the Deal with Curb Appeal?

  If you’re thinking of selling your house this spring, then you’ve probably heard the term, “Curb Appeal.” This concept is incredibly important to help you help your house reach its maximum potential when you sell it. Today we’re going to be going over some of the essential elements of curb appeal so that you…

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Have You Prepared To Sell Your House in the Spring?

  The springtime is the most popular time to sell your house, so if you’re looking to sell, it’s about time to get started. You want to give yourself ample time to get the house properly prepared, so starting as soon as possible is highly advantageous. That being said, getting a house ready for sale…

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How to Acquire Tenants When You’re Renting Off Season

Renting during off season can be a tricky task if you don’t already have a tenant base or presence in the area. However, every day that a rental property sits empty is a day that your pocket is being drained. Here are some creative ways that Red Umbrella has utilized to help attract tenants when…

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Is Home Staging Worth the Expense?

When preparing to sell your home and purchase a new one, it can be easy to get overwhelmed at the various costs you encounter and try to cut corners. Many homeowners doubt that home staging is worth the expense and wish that they’d done so after the fact! Why is home staging worth the expense…

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