Airbnb: Does The New Kid On The Block Present An Investment Opportunity?

Airbnb

Historically, residential investment properties consisted of three types: long term rentals, vacation rentals, and flipping a house. But there’s a new kid on the block, and its name is Airbnb. A 2008 start-up company based out of California, Airbnb hosts a website and app that are user-friendly both for homeowners to advertise on and customers to search for short-term rentals. …

Investment Property: Flip… Or Buy And Hold?

investment property

Most Americans would agree that buying property is a sound investment. Many of us dream about our very own weekend country house sitting on several acres, or perhaps a top floor downtown condo with stunning views of the city. In fact, home ownership in America is almost 65%. However, investing in property is a whole different ball game, and the …

Updated Apartments Available March 1

Gaskill Realty is pleased to announce that we will have 11 newly-available updated apartments for rent starting March 1, 2019. Located at 1610 Glenwood Avenue, the apartment homes are set back from the main road for less road noise and more tranquility. Less than one block from Five Points, this desirable location grants easy access to Glenwood South, Wade Avenue, …

Buying Investment Property: Some Tips

buying investment property

Buying investment property seems like a pretty straightforward venture. Select a property, purchase it, clean it up… and tah-dah! You’re ready to rent it out to prospective clients as either a residential or vacation property. Or maybe you try to flip it. Now, just sit back, collect the rent and watch your profits skyrocket along with the value of your …

Featured Business: Adara Spa

About Adara Spa Gaskill Realty is pleased to feature Adara Spa in Downtown Raleigh… and its Emmy award winning owner Sundrae “Sunny” Miller. Yes, that’s right. Prior to founding Adara Spa, Sunny worked in broadcast news in and around Tampa Bay and the Research Triangle covering national and international news. In 2001 she won an Emmy with our very own …

5 Priority Tasks For Your Move-in

priority tasks

The excitement of moving into a new home can be exhilarating. Whether you are turnkey-or-bust… or thrill at the prospect of freshening paint, decorating, buying furniture and maybe even knocking out a wall or two… the move-in process is something almost all of us look forward to. The fun part is always imagining what your new place will look like …

Best Real Estate Apps for Buyers and Sellers

real estate apps

Apps are everywhere! Clients used to visit a company’s website for information, to make a purchase or to find a customer service number. But the savviest now simply download the company’s app. Technology is truly amazing… While apps might serve the same purpose of the website, an app is configured for the best possible user experience (UX). And businesses are …

What Technology Can (And Can’t) Do For Your Next Real Estate Venture

Technology and Real Estate

With the invention of the internet, the entire way in which we communicate has forever changed. Messages which once took days, or months, to transmit are now shared in real time. Naturally, the way in which we conduct business has also transformed. This includes the way industries advertise, market, sell and purchase their services and goods. The real estate market …

Featured Retailer: Roi Parker Salon

About Roi Parker Salon Gaskill Realty is pleased to feature Roi Parker Salon, an internationally recognized company that brings personalization and sophistication to Cameron Village. Filled with phenomenally skilled hair artists from around the country, they aim to bring their expertise of hair to you. Established by owner Roi Parker in 2014, they aspire to serve Raleigh’s prestigious community. The staff …

5 Things To Consider When Upsizing to a Larger Home

Every homeowner and renter, at one time or another, will face the question of “Do I need more space?” The demographics don’t really matter… Young or old, you might want an extra bedroom for a new child or visiting family, or just need expanded living space. Perhaps you need an office to accommodate a new or thriving at-home business. Or …