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3 Retail Trends Changing the Industry as We Know it

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 20, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Many people have begun to ask the same important question, “What’s next on the horizon for the retail industry?” Well, since the industry is changing by the day, it can be difficult to keep up with all of the latest innovations. So, in order to ensure that your brick-and-mortar shop doesn’t get left in the dust, start monitoring these key retail trends.

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Topics: Retail, small business, commerical real estate

What does a VA Home Loan Cover, and How do you Use it?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 13, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Here at S&D Realty, we offer veteran and military housing, which is usually financed through Veterans Affairs mortgages, otherwise known as VA loans. If you are a United States veteran or an active military member and are looking to purchase a new home, here is everything that you need to know about securing a VA home loan.

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Topics: residential real estate, Mortgage, Veterans & Military Housing

Why a Commercial Real Estate Agent is Always Necessary

Posted by Collin McGorty on Jun 6, 2018 9:00:00 AM

As a business owner, navigating the world of commercial real estate is hard to manage if you don’t have any experience in the field. That’s why, if you’re looking to move locations, invest in real estate or list a property for sale or lease, it would be in your best interest to hire a commercial real estate agent to guide you through the process.

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Topics: commercial real estate, real estate agent

ADA Requirements Every Small Business Owner Should Know

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 23, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you own a small business or a retail store, it’s important that you pay close attention to the many accommodations and adjustments that are required by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), which helps promote accessibility for over 40 million disabled Americans. So, to make sure that your business complies with the law, here are some important ADA requirements that your property should pay close attention to.

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Topics: Retail, commercial space

How to Add Curb Appeal to Boost your Home’s Property Value

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 16, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you’re in the market to sell a residential space, the goal is always to increase the property value of your home as much as possible. Luckily, there are a few quick fixes to improve your home’s curb appeal, which can boost property value significantly.

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Topics: residential real estate, Selling, property value

How to Complete a Commercial Real Estate Sale for Beginners

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 9, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you have a business that’s looking to change locations, then it might be time to finally sell your commercial real estate property. Unfortunately though, if you aren’t a real estate broker or professional, it can be difficult to figure out where to start—so here are some tips to get your commercial real estate sale past the finished line.

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Topics: Selling, commerical real estate

How to Save for a House: S&D’s Official Beginner’s Guide

Posted by Collin McGorty on May 2, 2018 9:00:00 AM

For most people, buying a new home is the single biggest purchase of their lifetime. So, if you’re considering taking the leap in the near future, it doesn’t hurt to get a jump start on saving. However, not many people know how to save for a house. That’s why we’ve compiled a few tips and tricks that will help you stack up those extra funds in no time.

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Topics: Buying, residential real estate

What is a Reverse Mortgage Loan, and How does it Work?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 25, 2018 9:00:00 AM

If you’re a homeowner over 62 and in need of extra funds, perhaps it’s time to consider taking out a reverse mortgage. Unfortunately, if you aren’t a real estate or lending professional, you may not be as familiar with this practice. To help you make an educated decision about your financial future, here’s everything you need to know.

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Topics: Finance, Mortgage

Desk Accessories for Increasing Productivity in the Office

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 18, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Your desk is incredibly important to your work routine and productivity. That’s why, when it’s equipped with the right items, your creativity, efficiency and even your happiness is bound to improve. If your work station could use a makeover, consider incorporating these convenient, manageable desk accessories.

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Topics: office, office design

Is Hiring a Property Management Company Really Worth it?

Posted by Collin McGorty on Apr 11, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Without any prior experience, managing an investment property will not come easy. Since there are certain laws and practices that you might be unfamiliar with, one wrong move can bring about serious legal and financial problems. However, when you hire a property management company to oversee your real estate, you can rest easy knowing that these problems are being taken care of by a professional.

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Topics: Property Management, Renting, landlord

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