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Should You Help Your Houston Tenants Struggling to Pay Rent During a Crisis?

Should You Help Your Houston Tenants Struggling to Pay Rent During a Crisis?

October 20, 2020

You bought your rental property as an investment to generate income. When a tenant can’t pay rent on time, it can set you back financially. If you rely on rent to cover your mortgage, you’ll need to dip into your savings account and that’s never a good situation. Currently, the world is experiencing the effects… [Read More]

6 Tips for Landlords Facing Hardship in Houston

6 Tips for Landlords Facing Hardship in Houston

October 15, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has hit Houston landlords hard. Millions of people are unemployed, and while some are receiving unemployment, many aren’t. This situation has caused tenants to stop paying rent and now landlords are left scrambling to pay their mortgages. If your tenants receive social security or any other form of reliable income, consider yourself… [Read More]

The Risks of Hiring the Wrong Houston Property Management Company

The Risks of Hiring the Wrong Houston Property Management Company

October 13, 2020

Deciding to hire a property management company to oversee your rental properties and real estate investments is always a good idea. But that’s not the final choice you’ll make. With many different Houston property management companies in the area, you have to decide which one to work with. And a poor or misinformed choice could… [Read More]

How to Tell If a Rental Property Is Worth Buying in Houston

How to Tell If a Rental Property Is Worth Buying in Houston

October 10, 2020

Buying a rental property can be a great way to make money. If you choose the right property, you’ll be able to make more in monthly rental income than you pay in upkeep expenses, and over time, you can enjoy the long-term benefits of appreciating property values. In Houston, there are high-quality rental properties available… [Read More]

How to Set Home Buying Priorities in Houston

How to Set Home Buying Priorities in Houston

October 8, 2020

If you’re looking at buying a home in Houston, whether this is going to be a primary residence for you and your family or a rental property to help you generate income, much of your success will depend on your ability to set and follow high-level priorities. From the outset of your journey, you should… [Read More]

8 Mistakes You Shouldn’t Make in Turnkey Investing

October 1, 2020

Turnkey investing is a catchy phrase that sounds pretty intriguing to investors of all levels of experience. But turnkey is kind of a buzzword that is often used without a distinct standard intact. The generally accepted definition of turnkey property is a home that has been restored from a fallen state to like-new condition. Then,… [Read More]

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10 Terrible Things That Can Happen When Landlords Allow Pets in a Katy Rental

September 29, 2020

Landlords are often pressured to allow pets in their rental properties. With more than 68 percent of American households containing a pet, it’s hard to put this limitation on your Katy rental. Still, only 55 percent of landlords allow pets. That number is growing, since many landlords don’t want to lose potentially good tenants just… [Read More]

Your Guide to Retiring Early with Real Estate Investing

September 24, 2020

Some of the best investors in the world talk about how diversifying their investment portfolios with real estate was the best thing they ever did. It’s encouraged thousands of everyday people to adopt their own real estate investments, and many have gotten rich off the prospect.

8 Value-Adding Upgrades You Can Make to Your Home for Less than $1500 Each

September 22, 2020

When you’re getting ready to sell your home, the preparations can seem endless. You need a good realtor, and your house must be in the best condition. Many homeowners also make basic upgrades in order to raise their property values and increase the asking price.

Should Houston Landlords Limit Hanging Pictures on the Wall?

September 17, 2020

Have you started cleaning up a vacant unit only to discover an excess of nail holes in the wall? Have you ever discovered sloppy DIY patch jobs where someone squeezed toothpaste into nail holes hoping you wouldn’t see them? What about finding a soft spot on the wall and discovering the tenant did a bad… [Read More]