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7 Questions to Answer When Picking an Austin Texas Neighborhood

7 Questions to Answer When Picking an Austin Texas Neighborhood

July 31, 2020

Austin is one of the most attractive cities in the United States, capitalizing on the beautiful landscapes of Texas, offering a dense and thriving central city, and still offering a variety of suburbs and neighborhoods to serve a wide range of demographics and families. Of course, choosing to move to Austin is just the first… [Read More]

Is Your Austin Texas Home Taking Too Long to Sell? Here's What to Do

Is Your Austin Texas Home Taking Too Long to Sell? Here’s What to Do

July 30, 2020

Most people in the Austin area list their homes and expect them to sell relatively quickly. If the home is in a good neighborhood, is in good condition, and is listed for a reasonable price, it should, in theory, fly off the market. However, this isn’t always the case. Many homeowners find themselves disappointed, stressed,… [Read More]

How to Keep Unavoidable Damage, Wear, and Tear to a Minimum

How to Keep Unavoidable Damage, Wear, and Tear to a Minimum

July 30, 2020

With a tenant in your rental property, you can’t avoid damage, wear, and tear completely. For instance, the carpet will probably be worn down a bit, even if your tenant doesn’t wear shoes in the house. The carpet will also likely fade a bit and you could end up with hair dye stains in the… [Read More]

How to Make Your Austin Texas Rental Property More Energy Efficient

How to Make Your Austin Texas Rental Property More Energy Efficient

July 29, 2020

Energy efficiency is a common topic among property owners, in part because of the many benefits it provides. A more energy efficient house will be able to maintain a comfortable temperature in practically any weather, and use less electricity to do it. If you own one or more rental properties in the Austin, Texas area,… [Read More]

Tenants are Protective of Their Deposits: 5 Ways to Mitigate Potential Conflict

Tenants are Protective of Their Deposits: 5 Ways to Mitigate Potential Conflict

July 28, 2020

If you’ve been a landlord for a while, you’ve probably noticed that tenants are extremely protective of their deposits. It doesn’t matter if the deposit is only $200 – tenants get upset when they don’t get their full deposit back.

What Do Renters Want in an Austin Texas Rental Property?

What Do Renters Want in an Austin Texas Rental Property?

July 28, 2020

No two renters are the same. Behind every lease agreement is a unique individual with hyper-specific desires, wants, and needs. But in spite of their circumstances, most Austin renters are seeking many of the same features and amenities in rental properties and apartments. As a landlord and real estate investor, understanding what’s desirable will help… [Read More]

5 Home Improvement Ideas for Austin Texas Homeowners

5 Home Improvement Ideas for Austin Texas Homeowners

July 27, 2020

For Austin homeowners, a house is more than just a place you live. It’s also an investment. And in some cases it’s the single most valuable investment you own. In light of this, you have to manage your investment. This means doing the occasional home improvement to keep your property valuable in the larger Austin… [Read More]

Buying a House in Austin Texas

A First Timer’s Guide to Buying a House in Austin Texas

July 26, 2020

Few American cities are growing faster than Austin, Texas. It’s a hotbed of culture, business, art, music, and good people. But any time there’s a growing city, you can also be confident that there’s a competitive real estate market. And for a first time home buyer, it can feel intimidating.

8 Tips for Austin Landlords During COVID-19

8 Tips for Austin Landlords During COVID-19

July 25, 2020

COVID-19 has been tough on all of us. Every American has been affected in one way or another – health-wise, financially, mentally, or emotionally. You might not be affected by the virus physically, but as an Austin landlord, it’s impacted your investments, cash flow, and livelihood. Knowing how to handle these current circumstances in a… [Read More]

Is Now Still a Good Time to Invest in Austin Rental Properties?

Is Now Still a Good Time to Invest in Austin Rental Properties?

July 24, 2020

For the better part of a decade, the Austin real estate market has been hotter than asphalt baking in the Texas summer sun. People have been moving to our city in droves, infrastructure has been built out, businesses have hired hundreds of thousands of locals, and life has been good. But COVID-19 has poked some… [Read More]