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What You Should Know About Contingent Offers for Buying and Selling

July 31, 2019

When it’s time to say goodbye to your beloved home, a lot can go into getting it ready to sell. You’ll have to visit the bank, find a good Realtor, make minor updates, and be ready for showings at any time. Also, you have to find somewhere new to live. You’ve likely built some equity… [Read More]

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Everything You Need to Know About Corporate Relocation Packages

July 29, 2019

When it comes to hiring employees, employers normally grasp the importance of attracting and retaining top talent. In an effort to accomplish these goals, they might have to go outside their immediate market to find or shift workers around.

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8 Ways Homeowners Can Lower Stress

July 26, 2019

Become a homeowner, everyone says. It’s a smart financial decision, people tell you. But for millions of people, homeownership feels less like a blessing and more like a burden. Why? Does it have to be this way?

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Effective Strategies for Making New Tenants Feel Welcome in Your Property

July 24, 2019

As any landlord knows, finding a good tenant is hard work. You have to market your listing, show the property, collect applications, screen applicants, choose a tenant, and sign a lease agreement. It’s a time-consuming and costly process – particularly if the property sits vacant for any length of time.

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Tenant Harassment: When Problem Tenants Get Aggressive

July 22, 2019

  Generally speaking, in tenancy situations, the landlord holds the power. They own the property, set the rules, and collect the money. In fact, the imbalance is such that tenants can find extensive information on landlord harassment online, including cases in which landlords engage in a variety of abusive actions and aggressive behaviors to get… [Read More]

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Setting Boundaries With Smart Technology

July 19, 2019

  Today, a growing number of rental properties are fully equipped with smart technology, including thermostats, video doorbells and security cameras, and smart locks. In fact, many tenants have suggested they would pay more for properties equipped with these tools. Still, while such technology is popular, it’s also a source of contention. That’s because these… [Read More]

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What’s In A Name? How Landlords Name Houston Apartments

July 17, 2019

Anyone in the business world knows that names are important. A great name will stick out – it’s unique but clear, providing a sense of what the business does, likely contains keywords, and distinguishes your brand from other companies. But is what you call your apartment building or complex really that important? The audience for… [Read More]

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What Taxes Do I Have to Pay When Making a Profit on My House in Texas?

July 15, 2019

Real estate makes an excellent investment because you’re building equity into a stable market. Many commercial investors use it as a generous side income to build wealth for retirement. They lose a little on their taxes, but the remaining profits make it worthwhile.

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What Should You Do If You Inherit Rental Property?

July 12, 2019

Inheritances can be messy ordeals. Trying to figure out how to distribute someone’s assets after their death can be a confusing process (even if they’ve outlined their desires in a will), and after that, you might end up with an asset you aren’t sure how to manage or sell. That’s on top of dealing with… [Read More]

Buy a Home You Plan to Grow Into in Katy, Texas

How to Buy a Home You Plan to Grow Into in Katy, Texas

July 10, 2019

Many prospective homeowners specifically look for a home they can “grow into.” They know their family and their needs are going to change in the coming years, so rather than buying a home that suits their current situation perfectly, they look for a home that could potentially serve their situation for years to come. This… [Read More]