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Landlords And Parking Rules: How To Keep Your Tenants Happy In Houston

September 30, 2019

Parking is a major source of frustration for people in large cities, including Houston. Although it’s convenient to live in an apartment that’s within walking distance of downtown areas, the downside is minimal or expensive parking.

How Reasonable Landlords Handle Late Fees In Houston

September 27, 2019

In a perfect world, tenants would pay rent on time and make no excuses when they’re late. In the real world, sometimes it doesn’t work that way.

7 Reasons to Buy Investment Property In Rural Houston

September 25, 2019

Investing in a rural property in the Houston area offers perks you won’t find in the city. If you haven’t considered rural investing, here are seven reasons that might change your mind.

6 Smart Ways Landlords Reduce Liability

September 23, 2019

Although investment properties often yield a predictable cash flow and healthy margins, they can also open you to substantial levels of risk. Those risks are significant enough that some people just avoid this form of investment.

Landlords: Don’t Make Things Harder Than They Have to Be

September 20, 2019

Nobody becomes a landlord thinking, “I sure wish I had something else on my plate right now.” No … in most cases, people invest in rental properties with the dream of generating passive streams of income that require little work or effort.

8 Reasons You Probably Aren’t Cut Out to Buy a Fixer-Upper

September 18, 2019

If you binge-watch enough 30-minute TV episodes, or spend a substantial amount of time scrolling through Pinterest boards, you might eventually be tempted to buy a fixer-upper for your next home.

Buying a House: It’s Not For Everyone

September 16, 2019

Conventional wisdom says, “Buy a house! It’s the American Dream!” Indeed, millions have found this works for them over the years … but many have also had the opposite experience.

When Is It Appropriate to Make an Offer Over Asking Price on a Home?

September 13, 2019

For the most part, properties are priced at an amount slightly to moderately higher than the true value of the home. This is because most real estate agents and homeowners expect buyers to make a bid that is less than the “true” value of the home, allowing there to be some room for negotiation. It… [Read More]

What Does It Take to Flip a Property Successfully?

September 11, 2019

New property investors often gravitate toward the idea of property flipping, because it sounds very enticing. The idea is to buy a house that’s either in poor condition or is being offered at an extremely attractive price, fix it or improve it in some vital ways, and then sell the home again, sometimes mere months… [Read More]

The 10 Phases of Selling a House

September 9, 2019

Selling a home for the first time can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re looking to buy a new house and aren’t sure how the timing is going to work out. The process can get complicated, which is why it’s important to work with a selling agent (and possibly a lawyer), but the better you understand… [Read More]