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Why Landlords End Up Unprofitable in Austin

10 Reasons Why Landlords End Up Unprofitable in Austin

June 29, 2021

Many people choose to invest in property and become landlords in Austin so they can realize a consistent, reliable monthly profit. In the right neighborhood, you can easily collect rental income that exceeds the monthly expenses the properties entail … often by several hundred dollars. This cash flow can help you secure a stable retirement,… [Read More]

How Curb Appeal Can Help You Sell Your Austin Home

How Curb Appeal Can Help You Sell Your Austin Home

June 24, 2021

Just as there are many ways to skin a cat, there are countless approaches to selling a home. But when it comes to your Austin home, there’s one investment that will amplify everything else about the listing. We’re talking about curb appeal! The Importance of Curb Appeal Curb appeal is a trendy buzzword that you’ll… [Read More]

Home Renovation Mistakes Austin Homeowners Make

The Biggest Home Renovation Mistakes Austin Homeowners Make

June 22, 2021

There’s arguably never been a better time to renovate your Austin home. The market is booming and properties that are updated, modern, and well-designed are typically under contract within hours of being listed. (Many for above asking price.) However, don’t let your HGTV obsession convince you that renovating a home is as simple as knocking… [Read More]

Healthy Response to the Eviction Moratorium Extension

Why Selling Your Austin Property Could Be a Healthy Response to the Eviction Moratorium Extension

June 17, 2021

You may have heard that Austin property investors are selling their rental properties in response to the eviction moratorium. The ban on evictions has left thousands of investors with no rental income and an inability to rent to tenants that have the money. If you’re wondering whether selling is a premature move, it’s not. For… [Read More]

What Austin Landlords Need to Know About COVID-19 Rent Relief Programs

What Austin Landlords Need to Know About COVID-19 Rent Relief Programs

June 15, 2021

The entire nation is feeling the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic in the form of mass unemployment. Unfortunately, that unemployment has led to billions of dollars in unpaid rent for the last year. The loss of income has hit property investors pretty hard. If you don’t have alternative sources of income, you’ve probably been struggling… [Read More]

Why Thousands of People are Relocating to Austin, Texas

Why Thousands of People are Relocating to Austin, Texas

June 10, 2021

The demand for housing in Austin was off the charts in 2020, and the market is gaining momentum again in 2021. While some people are selling their properties to cash in on the opportunity, the demand far outweighs the supply of available homes. There are several reasons for the continuing high demand. First, Austin has… [Read More]

How to Deal with Hoarders in Austin

Landlords: How to Deal with Hoarders in Austin, Texas

June 8, 2021

Landlords have an overwhelming number of responsibilities for taking care of their properties. The last thing any landlord wants to deal with is a hoarder. Unfortunately, hoarders aren’t just fiction created for daytime television shows – they’re real, and they’re everywhere. If your tenant is a hoarder, you need to act fast before they permanently… [Read More]

Tenant Screening: How Houston Landlords Can Respond To "Red Flags"

Tenant Screening: How Houston Landlords Can Respond To “Red Flags”

June 3, 2021

Screening tenants is one of the most important tasks landlords are responsible for. Applications come in by the dozens for every apartment and it’s their job to sort through them, run the appropriate checks, hold interviews, and determine who will live in your properties. As a result of this constant work, most landlords have a… [Read More]

Should You Add A Coworking Space To Your Houston Property?

Should You Add A Coworking Space To Your Houston Property?

June 1, 2021

Over the course of the pandemic, many tenants living in multi-family properties found themselves feeling frustrated. After years of watching landlords participate in an “amenities arms race” in an attempt to attract tenants, they found that they no longer had access to these amenities – but they were still paying for those benefits. Lack of… [Read More]