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Exploring the BRRRR Strategy for Real Estate Investing

August 30, 2019

The profession of real estate investing is a diverse one which involves many varied approaches and strategies. An individual may find success pursuing one track, but another may fail doing the same. It’s up to each individual investor to identify the system that works best for his or her situation, but there are at least… [Read More]

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The Why and How of Gathering Feedback From Tenants

August 28, 2019

If you’re a landlord, you’re in the business of providing a safe and secure place for tenants to call home, temporarily or indefinitely. If you’re not doing the job in either of these principal areas, you risk high turnover, vacancies, and even legal problems or financial fallout.

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Home Ownership Doesn’t Have to Drain Your Budget: 7 Ways to Save

August 26, 2019

Most people buy a home as an investment. They regard it as the smart thing to do over the long haul, so they fork over a hefty down payment in order (they hope) to own a sizeable asset someday. But nobody tells you how expensive home ownership can truly be.

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How Real Estate Investors Can Prepare for a Recession

August 23, 2019

Over the past decade, the real estate market has appreciated significantly. Especially in the last five years, it’s soared to unparalleled heights. For investors who have been plugged in the entire way, the gains have been massive. But if history tells us anything, it’s that markets are cyclical. The American economy won’t enjoy unbridled growth… [Read More]

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What Do Millennial Homebuyers Want in a House?

August 21, 2019

It’s easy to talk about the housing market in general terms, but every demographic has its unmistakable differences. Certain marketing strategies and listing techniques may work on Baby Boomers, but they not be as effective when employed with millennial homebuyers. If you’re primarily interested in pitching to millennial homebuyers, you’ll need to play by a… [Read More]

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Renting an Apartment: Which Level is the Best?

August 19, 2019

If you’re looking to rent an apartment, you have a lot of decisions to make. From where you want to live to how much you’re willing to spend, you may be making dozens of significant choices throughout the process.

Learn from Others: 15 Major Mistakes Landlords Make in 2019

August 16, 2019

As a landlord, you’ve probably learned the value of observing your peers. You’ve learned many excellent approaches by shadowing other landlords, but you can often learn more from their mistakes.

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Better Landscaping For Houston Property Managers: X Tips

August 14, 2019

As a property manager, landscaping is generally considered one of your responsibilities, and if you’re trying to sell or rent one of your properties, great landscaping is also key to increasing curb appeal. Beyond planting a few new shrubs, though, what can you do to make your property stand out to potential tenants? As design… [Read More]

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What Are the Valid Reasons for Evicting a Tenant?

August 12, 2019

No landlord wants to evict a tenant. The eviction process is usually time consuming, stressful, and messy, and at the end of the process you’ll be left without a tenant—and therefore with far less cash flow. That said, there are some circumstances where you won’t have much of a choice.

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How Much of Your Net Worth Should Be Tied Up in a Home?

August 9, 2019

Buying a home is a major investment, and not just because it costs a lot of money. Over time, real estate prices tend to rise—especially in high-growth neighborhoods—which means if you take good care of the property, you should see a positive return on your investment, or ROI.