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How to Handle Late Rent During COVID-19 in Round Rock, Texas

August 8, 2020

Millions of landlords across the U.S. are dealing with a surge of late and unpaid rent. An estimated 1.3 million Texans have lost their jobs since mid-March, leaving many without any source of income. If you own a property with a federally-backed mortgage or get a federal subsidy, the CARES act establishes a moratorium on… [Read More]

11 Reasons Tenants Want to Live in Round Rock, Texas

August 7, 2020

Are you on a mission to buy investment property in an area that attracts plenty of people? Investing in property in Round Rock, Texas fits that bill. Just as there are plenty of things to do in Round Rock as a visitor, there are numerous reasons people pack up and move to Round Rock.

How Houston Landlords Can Handle Reasonable Accommodation Requests

August 6, 2020

Landlords in Houston might need to make modifications to a rental unit to accommodate a disabled tenant. The Fair Housing Act requires landlords to make reasonable modifications required for a disabled tenant to use the rental property safely. For example, a tenant who uses a wheelchair might ask their landlord to install a ramp, widen… [Read More]

7 Tips for Becoming a Profitable Landlord in Georgetown, Texas

August 6, 2020

Being a landlord isn’t glorious, but it can pay off if you do it right. If you’ve got investment property in Georgetown, Texas, here are 7 ways to make it profitable. Be cautious when tenants want to pay rent upfront Sometimes tenants will offer to pay multiple months’ rent upfront or even an entire year…. [Read More]

Short-Term Student Rentals: A New Consideration For Georgetown TX Landlords

August 5, 2020

Like many Austin suburbs, Georgetown is a college town. Home to Southwestern University, with its undergraduate population of about 1500 students, the area’s population naturally fluctuates with the school year. This year, though, the school year looks a bit different. Though Southwestern does plan to invite all students back to campus, it will be doing… [Read More]

For San Marcos Investors, COVID Relocations Present New Opportunities

August 4, 2020

COVID-19 has left the real estate industry reeling. Potential buyers are split between taking advantage of record low mortgage rates and the added stress of moving during a pandemic – as seen in major markets like Houston, current conditions have created a buyer’s market. Mortgage rates aside, though, COVID-19 has also sparked a desire to… [Read More]

9 Repairs You Should Make to Your Rental During a Houston Summer

August 4, 2020

Rental maintenance is not a favorite topic among landlords, but it’s necessary. If you stay on top of maintenance throughout the year, you can avoid serious breakdowns and repairs. Plus, if you’ve been saving a portion of your rental income for these maintenance items, keeping up will be easy.

Marketing San Marcos

Marketing San Marcos: 4 Property Promotion Points

August 3, 2020

Austin is one of the hippest cities around, known for its “Keep Austin Weird” mural, the South By Southwest festival, and surprising attractions like the Cathedral of Junk – but as with other trendy locales, it’s an expensive place to live. In fact, Austin is Texas’s priciest city, meaning many potential residents are priced out… [Read More]

How to Expand Your Investment Property Portfolio in Austin Texas

How to Expand Your Investment Property Portfolio in Austin Texas

August 2, 2020

One of the best ways to build wealth and generate income is to invest in property—and there are few better cities in the United States for property investment than Austin, Texas. If you already have a rental property in Austin, you’ve probably experienced this firsthand. You’re likely already making a monthly profit, and you may… [Read More]

Which Austin Texas Home Upgrades Are Worth the Money?

Which Austin Texas Home Upgrades Are Worth the Money?

August 1, 2020

Buying an Austin home is a great feeling; you’ll have a piece of property that’s entirely your own in a city that’s consistently rated as one of the best places to live in the United States. But over time, you’ll likely be interested in making improvements to that property, including major renovations, small repairs, and… [Read More]