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How to Prevent Communication Problems With Texas Tenants

November 28, 2019

Are you struggling to communicate with your tenants? If so, you’re not alone. Many Texas landlords have a hard time getting tenants to call them back and report necessary repairs. When a tenant violates their lease agreement, there are confrontations and heated arguments.

Buying a House in 6 Months? Be Proactive

November 26, 2019

Nobody wakes up one morning and suddenly decide they’re going to buy a house. Most of us require weeks and months of preparation to put ourselves in a position where we can follow through on such a vital financial decision.

Practical Ways to Deal With Tenant Conflicts in Multi-Family Properties

November 22, 2019

If you’re the owner/landlord of a multi-family property or apartment building, you have to be a Swiss Army knife of sorts. Not only are you tasked with providing a secure place to live, collecting rent checks, and ensuring each unit is well-maintained, but you may also have to play the roles of therapist and mediator.

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How to Invest in Real Estate if You’re in an Expensive Market

November 20, 2019

Although the real estate market continues to sizzle across the nation, some people have discovered it isn’t as easy to get some skin in the real estate investing game as they thought it would be.

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How to Find Cheap Houses for Sale

November 18, 2019

Some impressive events have happened in the housing market over the last seven or eight years. Many homeowners have seen their property dramatically increase in value.

Should You Rent Out Your Property Instead of Selling It?

November 15, 2019

If you’re ready to move to a different city or a new house, you’ll inevitably consider selling your current home. But selling it isn’t the only option; obviously you don’t want it sitting empty, especially if you’re still making mortgage payments, but you do have the option of renting it as you get settled in… [Read More]

How Important Is a Credit Score When Screening Tenants? 

November 13, 2019

Tenant screening is one of the most important responsibilities of any landlord. This is your chance to make sure your property is occupied by someone who’s going to take care of it, pay for it consistently, and ideally, stay there as long as possible.

Are You Struggling to Save for a Down Payment on a House? Here’s What You Should Do

November 11, 2019

Millions of people dream of one day owning their own home, but either don’t know where to start or have found it impossible to get the momentum they need to afford one.

Texas Has Expanded Medical Marijuana Access – But What Does That Mean For Landlords?

November 8, 2019

As more states expand access to medical and even recreational marijuana, landlords are faced with a new question: do they have to permit marijuana use in their properties? On the recreational front, the question is fairly simple; just as landlords can ban cigarette smoking, they can also ban marijuana. When it comes to medical marijuana,… [Read More]

What Property Owners Should Know About Houston’s Dangerous Housing

November 6, 2019

Houston is one of the most important rental markets in the United States, with the third-highest number of apartments of any American city – but all isn’t well for the city’s tenants. In a recent study performed by the University of Texas School of Law, researchers determined that about 40% of Houston apartments were built… [Read More]