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Should You Allow Tenants to Sublet on Airbnb in Austin, Texas?

Should You Allow Tenants to Sublet on Airbnb in Austin, Texas?

January 18, 2022

Are your tenants requesting permission to rent a spare room on Airbnb to earn more income? Is your tenant subletting your property behind your back? If you’re still on the fence about allowing your tenants to sublet on Airbnb, here are some pros and cons to consider. 1. Con: You’ll need to get a license… [Read More]

Steps to Make a Profit from Your Rental Property

Steps to Make a Profit from Your Rental Property

January 13, 2022

As you start to do your research into investing in a rental property, you may start to think it is a great idea as an alternative investment strategy. But the real question is, how do you actually turn a profit? While many people try to navigate this portion of their rental property expenses and rental… [Read More]

How to Become a Landlord in 2022

How to Become a Landlord in 2022

January 11, 2022

Many people who are looking to expand their portfolio or are looking to make passive income are looking at alternative options. One of the most popular options is the idea of becoming a landlord. But becoming a landlord since the COVID-19 global pandemic has significantly changed. In fact, it even has become more profitable for… [Read More]

Turn Your Home Into a Rental Property With These 5 Tips

Turn Your Home Into a Rental Property With These 5 Tips

January 6, 2022

There are a plethora of reasons why someone may want to consider turning their home, which is their primary residence, into a rental property. Perhaps you are looking to make passive income or your home has been sitting on the market for longer than you anticipated. Regardless of what your reasoning may be, we have… [Read More]

5 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

5 Tips for Buying Your First Rental Property

January 4, 2022

Buying rental property has become an incredibly successful means of an alternative investment strategy. But thinking about investing is a lot different than actually doing it. There is a substantial amount of things to know which can seem overwhelming or even daunting enough to inhibit you from taking the leap. It is perfectly okay to… [Read More]

Niche Housing Communities: 4 Options For Katy Investors

Niche Housing Communities: 4 Options For Katy Investors

December 30, 2021

There are countless ways to approach real estate investment. Some investors specialize in single family rentals (SFRs), while others emphasize large multi-family units. The SRO market has largely faded out of existence, but the new interest in cohousing may be reinventing this form. Whatever types of properties you typically emphasize, or whether you have a… [Read More]

Air Quality Concerns: Responding to Katy Tenants' Questions

Air Quality Concerns: Responding to Katy Tenants’ Questions

December 28, 2021

In regards to their housing, tenants have a variety of rights. Perhaps the broadest of these rights, however, is the right to a safe and habitable environment, a standard that ensures that tenants don’t need to tolerate infestations, serious leaks, or other hazardous conditions. One aspect of this right that many tenants don’t think about… [Read More]

Home Prices Are Up – Is This Good News For Houston Rental Owners?

Home Prices Are Up – Is This Good News For Houston Rental Owners?

December 23, 2021

Over the past eighteen months, the press has declared countless different situations to be “unprecedented,” and while that may be true in some strict sense, we’re all a little tired of it. So, when press talks about the unusual state of real estate – specifically how much property prices have increased recently – it’s easy… [Read More]

Can Small-Scale Rental Owners Compete: A Look At Houston's Housing Market

Can Small-Scale Rental Owners Compete: A Look At Houston’s Housing Market

December 21, 2021

Being a real estate investor is hard work, and with recent market fluctuations linked to the COVID-19 pandemic, the situation has become even more challenging. After a brief period in which homes seemed unusually affordable – the result of historically low interest rates – in the last few months, home prices have actually skyrocketed. Buyers… [Read More]

5 Lease Terms Your Houston Tenant Might Not Fully Understand

5 Lease Terms Your Houston Tenant Might Not Fully Understand

December 16, 2021

Rental agreements in Houston are legally binding contracts that must conform to Texas state law. A lease containing clauses that violate state or federal law can be deemed null and void by a judge. However, no matter how much effort you make to be specific and follow the law, sometimes lease terms can be ambiguous… [Read More]