Our Blog

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

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.

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 $100 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

9 Essential Tenant Issues That Landlords Often Face

9 Essential Tenant Issues That Landlords Often Face

May 19, 2022

According to a report by the Rental Housing Journal, Texas made the list as one of the top three most popular places to move in 2021. More than 500,000 people have resettled here since 2019, and the numbers continue to grow. If you’re a landlord, these numbers represent big promises for investment properties in the… [Read More]

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Houston

How to Buy Your First Rental Property in Houston

May 17, 2022

You might be looking for ways to expand your portfolio. Stocks and bonds are only scratching the surface for your financial future; there are more ways to create passive income that’ll help to diversify your sources of revenue. If you’ve hoped to minimize the risk of losses in your life, your research has probably led… [Read More]

Houston Home Improvement Projects for $1,000 or Less

Houston Home Improvement Projects for $1,000 or Less

May 12, 2022

If you’re a Houston homeowner, you’re probably looking for ways to increase the value of your home without emptying your accounts. A $25,000 kitchen remodel or $10,000 outdoor living addition will definitely move the needle, but they aren’t necessarily affordable. You don’t have to bust your budget, fortunately. Plenty of worthwhile home improvement projects are… [Read More]

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

May 10, 2022

As of this writing, we’re still in the middle of one of the most extended real estate booms in many years. Home prices have soared for more than a decade (and have become even hotter over the past two to three years). The same goes for rental rates, which have climbed so high in certain… [Read More]

How to Apply for a Mortgage When You’re an Independent Contractor

How to Apply for a Mortgage When You’re an Independent Contractor

May 5, 2022

In the two years since the start of the pandemic, many people have found themselves out of a job. More than 114 million people in the United States started searching for another way to make ends meet. Companies had to find ways to keep their business afloat, often with alternative staffing. This caused a major… [Read More]

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

May 3, 2022

We can’t tell you how many people have come to us saying they’re tired of paying rent. Every month, they felt like they were throwing money away when all along, they could have been investing in their future. Buying a house isn’t a minor decision. Many factors have to be considered, such as which neighborhood… [Read More]

6 Rental Property Repairs You Should Prepare For

6 Rental Property Repairs You Should Prepare For

April 28, 2022

When a rental property produces a small or negative return, there could be any number of factors to blame. But excessive maintenance issues and repairs are among the most common. In many cases, this concern can be traced back to the investor’s failure to perform due diligence when researching the property and crunching the cash-flow… [Read More]

How to Lower Closing Costs When Buying a Rental Property

How to Lower Closing Costs When Buying a Rental Property

April 26, 2022

When you invest in a rental property, ROI is everything. You either generate a positive return on your investment or you don’t. And while the agreed-upon sale price is obviously the most essential factor when you run the numbers, you mustn’t ignore closing costs. For all intents and purposes, they’re a part of the investment…. [Read More]

Why Owning a Townhome Could be the Perfect Option For You

Why Owning a Townhome Could be the Perfect Option For You

April 21, 2022

When it comes to owning real estate, most people focus on condos, apartments, and single-family homes. If you study the real estate market over the past decade, however, you’ll see that townhomes have made a significant comeback. Old townhomes are getting revitalized, new ones are being built by the thousands, and everyone from young millennials… [Read More]

Expert Advice for Newbie Investors Just Getting Into “the Game”

Expert Advice for Newbie Investors Just Getting Into “the Game”

April 19, 2022

Real estate investing might seem like an elite endeavor that only the smartest and most resourceful people are able to enter. However, the exact opposite is closer to the truth. It’s actually one of the most accessible wealth-building vehicles around. Regardless of how much money you have, what your background is, or where you’re located,… [Read More]