Many of you may have decided to rent your house rather than sell it in this relatively poor housing market. The following tips will help you manage your property yourself so that when you do sell, your home will be in good shape.
1. Create a fund now - set aside enough money to cover the replacement of two major appliance or a roof repair. It may be a while before that happens, but you'll need it for other things. When it dips to a pre-determined level restore the fund. Bad things tend to happen when you can least afford it, but with a rainy-day fund you'll be prepared.