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For Sale By Owner

Posted by Niccole Taylor // March 2, 2019

Selling a Home Without Using a Real Estate Agent The most common way people sell their homes is through real estate agents. We can all agree that selling a home through a reputable realtor is faster and hassle-free because the realtor takes care of all the little details of the whole process. However, this service […]


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The Impact of the Softening Real Estate Market on Key Industry Players

Posted by Niccole Taylor // February 1, 2019

Ever since America recovered from the historic real estate bubble burst about a decade ago, housing prices have been rising creating a bonanza for sellers and a cutthroat environment for buyers. Economic prosperity pushed the housing market out of recovery mode into a real estate boom characterized by surging buyer demand, rock bottom inventory for […]


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Happy New Year!

Posted by Niccole Taylor // January 1, 2019

Welcome to 2019!! My New Year’s blog last year included motivational quotes from many people I met in 2017 through the course of starting my own business. Many of the sources of that motivation are still in my life. Melissa Boney www.blackhawkhomes.com and I have joint ventured on my first project – the new build […]


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Apartment Building Investing Tips

Posted by Niccole Taylor // December 3, 2018

Factors to Consider when Investing in Apartment Buildings Investing in real estate is a daunting task for many people, especially when starting out and you lack experience. It becomes more challenging when buying an apartment building. Increased responsibility and capital reserves are also needed to buy an income-generating apartment building.There is also more liability to […]


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Fall Decorating Ideas

Posted by Niccole Taylor // November 4, 2018

  Fall is here! If you are not a fan of the frosty cold of the winter months or the scorching sun of the summer months, autumn might just be your favorite season. In addition to the beautiful weather and fresh air, fall also offers many decorating ideas that homeowners can use to beautify their […]


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Deciding To Use A Real Estate Agent

Posted by Niccole Taylor // October 7, 2018

Pros & Cons of Using a Real Estate Agent Whether you are buying or selling a property, you have the choice of doing it yourself or hiring a real estate agent. A real estate agent is a professional who has been trained in the procedures and requirements of conducting a real estate transaction. If you […]


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Men Vs. Women: Who Wins The Battle Of Leadership

Posted by Niccole Taylor // August 5, 2018

The topic for this month’s blog is of interest to me because of my transition from teaching, a female-dominated profession, to my current position as an engineer for the Navy and as the founder of a small business. Since starting with the Navy in January 2018, I find myself looking to women in leadership positions […]


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I’ve Got Ants! YUCK!!! :-(

Posted by Niccole Taylor // July 8, 2018

Having an Ant Problem? Here is What You Need to Know My blog topics are reflective of what’s going on in my life. I have battled ants in my kitchen. I see them outside my home. Most recently, they have taken up residence in some rotten wood where my roof & a skylight are leaking. […]


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SDIRA’s & Non-Recourse Loans

Posted by Niccole Taylor // June 10, 2018

Leveraging Your Self-Directed IRA with a Non-Recourse Loan In June 2017, I jumped out of the stock market and converted my IRA’s to self-directed IRA’s (SDIRA). I began lending money for renovation loans to another former teacher, who is flipping houses in Baltimore, Maryland. Click here to learn more about what she is doing Blackhawk […]


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308 Pitt Street – Downtown Fredericksburg

Posted by Niccole Taylor // May 8, 2018

This blog will show our progress at 308 Pitt Street in downtown Fredericksburg, Virginia. If you want to live downtown, within walking distance of many great restaurants, breweries, and attractions, give us a call! This house will be ready on mid-February 2019. Call us!!  540-686-1111 or 540-300-7777  November 26, 2018 Happy Thanksgiving! Our builder estimates he will […]


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