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Renting To Tenants In Katy, Texas? 10 Critical Terms To Include In Your Lease

May 31, 2019

A lease should protect both the landlord and tenant and be enforceable in a court of law. Outlining specific terms will strengthen your lease, however, the best way to create an enforceable lease is by consulting with an attorney who specializes in landlord-tenant contracts. Texas landlord-tenant laws don’t cover everything you might want to include… [Read More]

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4 Area Features Houston Sellers Should Leverage

May 29, 2019

People who buy homes in their current area tend to have particular aims: a move to a new school district, a bigger house or yard, a location closer to work. When selling to individuals from outside your region, though, you have more tools at your disposal. After all, while individuals considering a move to Houston… [Read More]

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Autism And The Apartment Dweller: Handling Conflict And Accessibility

May 27, 2019

Managing conflict between neighbors is one of the primary roles of property managers; whether tenants are fighting over parking spots or complaining about noisy neighbors, it’s our job to address the issue and find a solution that meets everyone’s needs. But what happens when disability is at the heart of a dispute between neighbors? This… [Read More]

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9 Words and Phrases That Will Make Your Real Estate Listing Pop

May 24, 2019

There are numerous factors involved in the sale of any piece of property, but certain elements have more influence than others. And while a lot of attention deservedly goes to design, features, pricing, and listing photography, it would be unwise to ignore the importance of words. Believe it or not, the words you use in… [Read More]

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How to Avoid Trendy Home Design Choices That Go Out of Style

May 22, 2019

If you spend enough time on sites like Pinterest and Houzz, you’ll find yourself itching to renovate your home and introduce fresh, new design elements that scream, stylish! But before you start changing the look of your house, consider whether you’re sacrificing timeless design at the expense of a fleeting trend.

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Quit Your Job and Become a Full-Time Real Estate Investor with These 6 Steps

May 20, 2019

Closet real estate investors often consider transitioning from side-hobby to a full-time gig. With some planning and preparation, you can become a full-time real estate investor and quit your day job. Now, don’t expect to make a fortune right away. Even if you see a very quick return on your first investment, that money will… [Read More]

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7 Things You Don’t Want in a Rental Property

May 17, 2019

Rental properties can make for excellent investments. Not only do they increase in value over time, but they also produce steady cash flow. However, there’s a big difference between a low-maintenance, turnkey property and a property that needs its hand held every step of the way. Learning how to differentiate between the two before investing… [Read More]

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5 Things Investors Should Look for in a Real Estate Agent

May 15, 2019

Some realtors are better at their jobs than others. As an investor, you can’t take the chance of working with a low-quality realtor. An experienced, professional realtor is your key to buying low so that you can sell high.

9 Items Every Landlord Should Have on Hand at All Times

May 13, 2019

If you’re looking for a predictable job, there are plenty of career paths to choose from. Landlording isn’t one of them. It requires you to be on your toes – ready to face anything at any moment. To some, this is terrifying. To others, it’s an exciting opportunity that promises to keep things interesting. But… [Read More]

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7 Things to Consider Before Investing in a Condo

May 10, 2019

One of the beautiful and compelling things about real estate investing is just how much diversity and flexibility there is. Even when you zero in on a niche like income-producing rental properties, you have lots of choices. There are single-family homes, multi-family properties, and apartments. But most people forget about another lucrative niche: condominium units.