Before You Invest In Real Estate, Know This

Before You Invest In Real Estate, Know This

When people think of investing their money in the market, they first think stocks, bonds and mutual funds. However, what Wall Street doesn’t tell you is there is an alternative asset one can add in order to diversify their portfolio: real estate. Real estate investing expert Preston Despenas answers a few questions on how investing…

‘Steering Clear of ADA Drive-By Lawsuits’: Three Tips For Better Managing ADA-Related Risk.

‘Steering Clear of ADA Drive-By Lawsuits’: Three Tips For Better Managing ADA-Related Risk.

When I defend Virginia property owners in lawsuits involving the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), certain plaintiffs greet me warmly as I walk up to depose them. Why? Because we have seen each other so many times we are now on a first-name basis. One plaintiff in particular has filed around 50 ADA lawsuits in…

8 Useful Real Estate Apps for Consumers

8 Useful Real Estate Apps for Consumers

Change comes slowly to the real estate industry. It’s a protected and entrenched industry that doesn’t always embrace change and has established barriers to entry, which sometimes makes it difficult for new ideas and solutions. Despite the challenges, the rise of mobile users and the sophistication of applications are knocking down the barriers and providing…