A Tough Choice: Renting or Selling Your Newly Remodeled House

Renting or Selling, Which is Better

  • A Tough Choice

    The decision to sell or rent your newly remodeled Fort Lauderdale fixer-upper is a tough choice indeed, but you can make the right one by carefully considering all your options. If you decide to list the house, connect with Eileen to get started.

A Tough Choice: Renting or Selling Your Newly Remodeled House 

Photos via Pixels; Article by Ed Carter: ed.carter@ablefutures.org

You’ve just spent hours, days, weeks, and maybe even months remodeling a fixer-upper in Fort Lauderdale, FL, and you’re pleased with the results. But now you face a tough choice: Should you sell this house or should you rent it out? Here, there are several factors to consider.

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New to Town? How to Settle Into Your New Fort Lauderdale Home

New to Town? How to Settle Into Your New Fort Lauderdale Home

With its sunny disposition and welcoming community, Fort Lauderdale makes it easy to feel at home whether you’ve lived here for three weeks or 30 years. However, as pleasant as the city’s warm weather and white sand beaches may be, they won’t help newcomers when it comes to finding a great hair salon, a trusty mechanic, or other local services after moving to Fort Lauderdale and surrounding towns.

That’s where this guide comes in. If you’ve recently purchased a home in Fort Lauderdale, these resources courtesy of Eileen Kedersha will help you knock out your new-to-town to-do list so you can start enjoying all that sunny Fort Lauderdale has to offer. Give me a call for any special information requests, I will be happy to discuss your questions.

Article by: Ed Carter: Ed has worked with clients of all ages, backgrounds and incomes. About 10 years into his career, he saw a need for financial planners who specialize in helping individuals and families living with disabilities.

Housekeeping and Useful Local Contact Information

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The Ins and Outs of Investing in a Vacation Rental

The Ins and Outs of Investing in a Vacation Rental

Investing in a vacation rental home has gained a lot of popularity over the last few years. Vacation rentals are an alternative to hotels that are generally rented out between a couple of days to a month. Due to increased activity of using the internet and social media to find vacation lodging, opportunities have opened for real estate investors. If you are interested in investing in a vacation property, get in touch with broker associate Eileen Kedersha of ONE Sotheby’s International Realty, and look to the below information to help get you started.

Getting Started

When considering where to buy a second home, you’ll want to find a place that will attract guests more than a couple of months out of the year. For instance, vacationers are drawn to Fort Lauderdale for a variety of reasons, according to Turnkey, including easy access to the beach or inland waterways. A waterfront condo or townhouse are a hot commodity and should be relatively easy to rent out.

Find a vacation rental that can start out as a dual-use property. This means a vacation rental where you can stay for a portion of the year and rent to guests for the rest. Not only will you get the tax benefits for the time you’re using it, but the house will be continuously occupied. Continue reading “The Ins and Outs of Investing in a Vacation Rental”