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The Role Neighbors Play in the Sale of Your Home

July 27, 2017

Your home is a highly personal thing. It’s somewhere you’ve invested time, money, and energy for many years. It’s also a place where you have a lot of memories. So, when it comes time to sell your home, you take great pride in cleaning, strategically setting a fair price, and attempting to convey value to… [Read More]

The 7 Most Important Ways to Mitigate Risk in Your Property Investment

July 25, 2017

Property investment has the potential to be profitable, secure, and even personally rewarding. In theory, you’ll get a good price on a property, charge rent that covers your monthly mortgage payment (with a little extra to claim as profit), and eventually, you’ll sell the property for more than you paid for it.

The 6 Top Addendums to Include in Every Lease Agreement

July 20, 2017

From a legal perspective, your lease agreement is your greatest mode of protection as a landlord. It’s what keeps you out of trouble, safeguards your property from abuse, and helps you take action when you’re being treated unfairly by tenants. But a lease is only as good as the language it contains. If you’re just… [Read More]

Should You Add Security Cameras To Your Rental Property For Protection?

July 18, 2017

Being a property owner comes with big risks – you just never know when your property might be the target of destruction by a tenant or another party. You can’t always know how your tenants are going to treat your property, even when they seem like upstanding citizens. All it takes is one incident and… [Read More]

Is It a Good Idea to Allow Pets at Your Katy Rental Property?

July 13, 2017

If you have a property in Katy, Texas, you’ll obviously want to maximize profitability however you can. Some decisions you make will have obvious repercussions; for example, some neighborhoods are clearly better investments than others. But some decisions are harder to evaluate; for example, if you charge more rent, you’ll stand to make more money,… [Read More]

How to Properly Clean Your Katy Home Before Listing

July 11, 2017

So you’ve decided to put your Katy home on the market. The decision to sell never comes lightly and you probably have a to-do list longer than a country mile, but before you finally put that for-sale sign in your yard and prepare for showings, there’s one important thing you have to do: give your… [Read More]

How to Make Your Backyard a Selling Point

July 6, 2017

They say that your home’s front yard makes a big first impression on potential buyers when they pull up to your property, but the backyard makes a lasting impression and could actually close a sale. If you’re looking for a way to “wow” buyers and quickly sell your home, showing your backyard a little TLC… [Read More]

7 Ways To Be An Outstanding Landlord And Get Respect From Your Tenants

July 4, 2017

The more your tenants respect you, the more likely they are to take better care of your property, which includes notifying you when there’s a problem. While tenants can be unpredictable, and owning property comes with the risk of being surprised with some random breakdowns, you can manage the relationships you have with your tenants… [Read More]