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The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

September 30, 2021

Selling a home is a major undertaking, no matter how well prepared you are or how much experience you’ve had selling properties in the past. You’ll need to get the home ready for prospective buyers, get yourself ready to move out (if you’re currently occupying the property), and set expectations for your listing. Ultimately, this… [Read More]

How to Buy a Fixer-Upper Without Losing Money (or Your Mind)

How to Buy a Fixer-Upper Without Losing Money (or Your Mind)

September 28, 2021

The old house down the street may not look as pretty as the new constructions a few neighborhoods over. It might show signs of major damage or have been unoccupied for years. But that doesn’t mean it’s a bad real estate investment. In fact, whether you’re looking to flip a house, rent a house to… [Read More]

Does Smart Home Tech Improve Your Texas Rental Property Profitability?

Does Smart Home Tech Improve Your Texas Rental Property Profitability?

September 23, 2021

Increasingly, homeowners and property managers are turning to smart home technology to make home living easier, more efficient, and in some ways, more entertaining. Many of us now have access to at least a handful of smart home devices, such as smart thermostats that allow us to program our home temperature remotely, or smart garage… [Read More]

Everything You Need to Know About Curb Appeal

Everything You Need to Know About Curb Appeal

September 21, 2021

If you’re interested in making your property look as attractive as possible, whether you’re selling it to residential homebuyers or are planning to rent it to tenants in the area, you need to understand the value of curb appeal. While it may seem superficial, especially if your property has good foundational “bones” and a good… [Read More]

San Antonio Landlords Should Hire a Property Manager During the Pandemic

Why San Antonio Landlords Should Hire a Property Manager During the Pandemic

September 18, 2021

If you’re like most landlords, you’re probably not generating the full amount of income from your rentals due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking on more expenses at this time might seem like the wrong move, but here’s why you should consider hiring a property management company in San Antonio during this challenging era. 1. A… [Read More]

Consider Giving Your San Antonio Tenants a Rent Break

Why You Should Consider Giving Your San Antonio Tenants a Rent Break

September 16, 2021

Your investment income comes from rent money you collect from your tenants. Until your mortgage is paid off, you aren’t technically making a profit. However, rent money is still monthly income you can spend on bills like your mortgage, insurance policies, property taxes, repairs, and renovations. If the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing you from getting… [Read More]

5 Ways to Protect Your San Antonio Properties from a Potential Housing Crisis

5 Ways to Protect Your San Antonio Properties from a Potential Housing Crisis

September 9, 2021

If you own investment property in San Antonio, it’s time to think about protecting your investment from the looming widespread housing crisis. Most people agree that a housing crisis is on the horizon, and it’s likely to begin as soon as the latest eviction moratorium extension lifts on June 30, 2021. Yahoo recently named San… [Read More]

Worst-Case Tenant Scenarios San Antonio Landlords Need to Anticipate

5 Worst-Case Tenant Scenarios San Antonio Landlords Need to Anticipate

September 7, 2021

Worst-case scenarios are an unfortunate, if hopefully occasional, reality if you’re a landlord. It’s not unreasonable to accept that you might face one of the following challenges at some point in your career as an investor. You’d be smart to prepare for the worst, but expect the best. If you end facing any of the… [Read More]

Best Tax Deductions For San Antonio Landlords

10 Best Tax Deductions For San Antonio Landlords

September 2, 2021

If you own or manage investment properties in San Antonio, you should talk to your CPA about how to reduce your taxes every April. Why? Because millions of landlords around the country pay more taxes on their rental income than they have to. Rental real estate offers many tax benefits, but you have to know… [Read More]