Landlords are often pressured to allow pets in their rental properties. With more than 68 percent of American households containing a pet,…
Even in a seller’s market like the one we currently have here in Houston, it can take some time to get an offer that you find acceptable. It can take weeks, or even months if you have a unique situation. But what if you want to sell your house quickly?
Owning a home is a quintessential part of the American Dream. There’s nothing like being able to live on a piece of land and call it your own. But for most people, the process of home ownership is one that extends across many decades – even a lifetime. A large portion of “homeowners” never fully… [Read More]
When buying a house, we all have the best of intentions. We tell ourselves that we’ll be meticulous in how we care for the property and won’t let things get out of hand. Then life happens, and little issues crop up here and there. Before you know it, the house is in disrepair, there’s not… [Read More]
Productivity is something we’re all constantly trying to maximize. Just head to your local bookstore or run a quick Google search and you’ll find thousands of books, blogs, and articles discussing different ways to increase productivity. But what can you do, as a landlord or real estate investor, to enhance your output within the constraints… [Read More]
Very rarely will you meet someone who is a full-time landlord. In most cases, landlords have full-time careers and use real estate investing as a mechanism for growing their capital. But to be successful, these people have to first figure out what it looks like to balance landlording with a full-time job.
People don’t get into the business of being a landlord because they want an easy, non-confrontational job where they get to clock in at 9 a.m., take a lunch break, and clock out at 5 p.m. There are plenty of reasons to become a landlord, but predictability and low stress aren’t among them. You don’t… [Read More]
There are plenty of benefits that come with investing in rental properties and becoming a landlord. Not only do you (hopefully) enjoy the perks of an appreciating asset, but you also acquire some extra monthly cash flow and learn what it’s like to make money with real estate. However, landlording is far from the easy… [Read More]