4 Key Steps to Customizing Your Kitchen

4 Key Steps to Customizing Your Kitchen Photo by Fisher & Paykel – Look for kitchen pictures You’ve pictured it often: a kitchen tailored to your specific style and culinary needs. Perhaps that means finishes that the kids can’t smudge or smart features that make cleanup a breeze. Whether you’re building a new home or … Continued

9 Mistakes New Real Estate Investors Make

9 Mistakes New Real Estate Investors Make 1. Not Knowing the Market Numbers Knowing your market is as important as any other factor in real estate investing. This means having a neighborhood by neighborhood analysis of the supply curve and average days on market. Both of these data formulas can be found through the assitance … Continued

What’s the Best Way to Find Deals?

What’s the Best Way to Find Deals? This one of those questions that must be answered by another question, to wit: what’s a good deal? And this is not a facetious question, because the answer depends on: 1) Your exit strategy. 2) Your financial resources. 3) Your skills. 4) Your goals. 5) The risk and … Continued

Profiting in a Down Real Estate Market

Profiting in a Down Real Estate Market. Analysts say that a weak labor market, rising mortgage rates and increased energy prices have contributed to the current low home sales rate. According to The National Association of Realtors, real estate sales made by homeowners dropped to an annual pace of 4.86 million in June 2008. Rates … Continued

Maximize Your Rental Profits

Maximize Your Rental Profits. Managing a rental property can be an excellent source of income in today’s economy. A third of the nation’s households rent their residences, according to the 2010 U.S. Census Report, and that number rises as high as two-thirds in large metropolitan areas, such as New York and Los Angeles. Given the steady demand … Continued

4 Tips to Know Before Buying or Selling a House

4 Tips to Know Before Buying or Selling a House. And when it comes to buying or selling a house, it turns out some of the very best — ones that can translate into big bucks — are those maybe only someone with Brian Williams’ imagination would think of. Want to know why, for example, … Continued

Ramping Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal

Ramping Up Your Home’s Curb Appeal. If people wanted their homes to look like all the others on the block, we wouldn’t be so obsessed with “curb appeal.” Doesn’t matter whether you’re looking to sell — the National Association of Realtors says 49 percent of all houses are bought based on that one factor — … Continued

Steward Holdings Group Special Needs Housing

Steward Holdings Group Special Needs Housing Program. Check out the video and see how Steward Holdings purchases distressed properties and uses some of them to house our special needs population. A truly wonderful program. Real Estate doesn’t always have to be about making money, it can be about helping and giving back to others as … Continued

Giving Back To Our Veterans In Need

Giving Back To Our Veterans In Need is a fitting first post. Steward Holdings Group blog would like to start it’s first posting by letting all our readers know a little bit about our CEO and some of the great things we do hear at Steward Holdings Group. Michael Fernandez, President of Steward Redevelopment & … Continued