Michael Touchette’s Blog

Bitcoin in Real Estate

Bitcoin and blockchain technology are becoming more common, and there is speculation within the real estate industry if this form of payment should be accepted to purchase homes.   Headlines were made in 2013 when a New York homeowner advertised he would accept...

3 Tips for Preparing to Sell Your Property

A home is often the largest and most important investment a person possesses. Selling said home is a lengthy process that requires plenty of planning. Quite often, people wrongly assume that selling a home is a fast and easy. In some real estate markets across the...

Investing in Residential Real Estate

Investing in residential real estate may sound like an easy and fun source of secondary income, but before you jump in the deep end, make sure you are prepared for the world you are about to enter. Do Your Research Take courses, read investment books, go to a seminar,...

Types of Real Estate: Part 1

One of my favorite parts of working in the real estate industry is its diversity. Not only are there many career opportunities, but there are many various types of real estate that exists. For many, they find their niche and stick to it. But for those who appreciate...

Habits of Successful Real Estate Developers

Developers play one of the more behind-the-scenes roles in the world of real estate. Though rarely showing face, there are plenty of developers who make decisions that impact the entirety of the real estate process. In this role, it is crucial to possess traits and...