Our Blog

News from Green Residential and around the world of Property Management
and rental homes in Houston and Austin.

"*" indicates required fields

Get My FREE Austin Property Management Rental Analysis!

Fill out the form below and we will respond promptly.

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

"*" indicates required fields

Newsletter Signup:

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Informal Property Inspection Request

"*" indicates required fields

Owner Name*
Rental Property Address*
Acknowledgement*
The property inspection process takes 15 days to be completed. Summer inspections may take longer. Informal inspections cost $150 per inspection or cost is specified in your management agreement.
Additional Services (Optional)
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Categories

Landlording Priorities: What Do Tenants Want in 2022?

Landlording Priorities: What Do Tenants Want in 2022?

June 30, 2022

As landlords, we typically look at our properties through the lens of what we want out of an investment. But maybe it’s time that we peel back the curtain a bit and study what tenants are actually looking for in the properties they rent. Because at the end of the day, that’s all that matters…. [Read More]

5 Tips for Stress-Free Downsizing

5 Tips for Stress-Free Downsizing

June 28, 2022

Despite the fact that American families have been getting smaller in recent years, homes have continued to grow ever larger. Over the past four decades alone, the average American home has expanded by 1,000 square feet. That’s the equivalent of two to three additional rooms. Remember, it’s not as if families have gotten any larger… [Read More]

How to Manage a New Home Search With Kids in Katy Texas

How to Manage a New Home Search With Kids in Katy Texas

June 23, 2022

While searching for a new house can be exciting, it can also be stressful. You could end up touring dozens of houses before you find the right fit, and you may face uncertainty about your financial future, all while trying to juggle your personal responsibilities and potentially selling your existing house. If you have kids… [Read More]

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

June 21, 2022

Successful management of an investment property centers on balancing expenses and revenue. If you can consistently generate more revenue than you pay in outgoing expenses, you’ll probably be in a profitable position. Throughout the search to acquire new properties for your portfolio, you’ll likely be projecting expenses with care to determine whether each property would… [Read More]

10 Things to Do Before You Buy a New Construction Home

10 Things to Do Before You Buy a New Construction Home

June 16, 2022

The prospect of buying a new construction home can be exciting. Not only will you skip the tense process of touring an older home in search of the perfect property (or pondering the work you’ll have to put into an aging residence), you’ll also gain access to brand-new features, such as floors that have never… [Read More]

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling?

June 14, 2022

Selling a house can be a stressful exercise, especially if you’re new to the process. A lot of money’s at stake and you may be motivated to sell the property as swiftly as possible so you can move to a new place with ample funds in hand. If your house doesn’t generate a lot of… [Read More]

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant?

June 9, 2022

Rental properties can be extremely profitable. They enable you to earn hundreds of dollars a month while you also benefit from the long-term appreciation of the properties’ value. But that’s not always the case. If the space is vacant, you’re losing money instead of making it. You’re responsible for paying the expenses, such as maintenance… [Read More]

13 Terms to Place In Your Lease Agreement

13 Terms to Place In Your Lease Agreement

June 7, 2022

Landlords have to prepare for the unexpected. A tenant might damage your property or stop paying rent at any time without prior warning. That’s why it’s essential to have strong lease agreements—which will protect your investment. Your leases should be as detailed as possible so you have something to reference during a potential future dispute…. [Read More]

7 Steps to Find Good Tenants

7 Steps to Find Good Tenants

June 2, 2022

If you’re a landlord, you’re almost always searching for good tenants. They keep your business running and make life so much easier. Good tenants pay on time and respect your property, while bad tenants cause problems and may even necessitate a costly eviction. So how do you find the good ones? In this post, we’ll… [Read More]