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The 8 Most Valuable Renovations for a Houston Property

The 8 Most Valuable Renovations for a Houston Property

November 19, 2020

Maybe you’ve just moved into a Houston home and you’re not quite satisfied with the way it looks and feels. Maybe you’re invested in a Houston rental property and you’re looking for ways to make it stand out from competing properties. Or maybe you’ve lived in Houston for many years and you’re simply interested in… [Read More]

8 Signs You’re Working With the Wrong Houston Real Estate Agent

8 Signs You’re Working With the Wrong Houston Real Estate Agent

November 17, 2020

When it comes to buying or selling a house, there are dozens of critically important decisions to make. And one of the top priorities is selecting and hiring a real estate agent. But how do you know if you’re hiring the right person for the job? There are lots of good real estate agents in… [Read More]

How to Find a Good Home Contractor in Katy

How to Find a Good Home Contractor in Katy

November 12, 2020

Whether you’re in Katy, Houston, New York City, or Los Angeles, good home contractors are hard to come by. It’s easy to find a contractor, but finding one who is going to treat you fairly, do good work, respect your budget, and follow a timeline can feel nearly impossible. While there are no guarantees, we’re… [Read More]

8 Things Houston Homebuyers Are Looking for in a House

8 Things Houston Homebuyers Are Looking for in a House

November 10, 2020

If you’re selling your Houston home, you have to think like a buyer. By putting yourself in their shoes, you can remove yourself from your subjective and biased thought process and view your home as someone would on the outside looking in. This gives you the opportunity to make changes, implement strategic pricing, and/or optimize… [Read More]

A Houston Landlord’s Guide to Move Out Inspections

A Houston Landlord’s Guide to Move Out Inspections

November 5, 2020

Part of being a successful landlord is implementing safeguards and protocols that protect your financial investment and prevent unforeseen circumstances from eating away at your profits. And one of the primary ways Houston landlords do this is by conducting move out inspections. But in order for a move out inspection to be effective, it needs… [Read More]

Why Every Katy Landlord Needs an Emergency Fund

Why Every Katy Landlord Needs an Emergency Fund

November 3, 2020

As a real estate investor, ROI and cash flow are everything. You’re constantly on the lookout for ways to make your Katy rental properties more profitable, which means maximizing the upside and counteracting the downside so that it doesn’t come back to bite you. And even though there are no bulletproof methods of downside protection,… [Read More]

5 Tips for Houston Landlords Renting Land to Tenants Who Own Their RV or Trailer

5 Tips for Houston Landlords Renting Land to Tenants Who Own Their RV or Trailer

October 29, 2020

Are you renting land to tenants who own their own dwelling unit, like an RV, a trailer, or a tiny home? If so, being a landlord is a little different for you than if you were renting a single family home. While renting land only is a little more hands off, there are details you… [Read More]

How to Make Your Houston Rental Property Completely Hands-Off

How to Make Your Houston Rental Property Completely Hands-Off

October 27, 2020

Houston rental property is a lucrative investment. Not only will you get to collect a small profit each month—you’ll also get property equity in one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States. But the day-to-day responsibilities of being a landlord and managing a rental property can feel overwhelming, even if you’re accustomed to the… [Read More]

10 Traits You Need to Be an Effective Houston Landlord

10 Traits You Need to Be an Effective Houston Landlord

October 22, 2020

Managing property in Houston can be a great way to build wealth, or balance your investment portfolio. With a handful of rental properties in your name, you can likely collect a significant stream of income from tenant rental payments, exceeding your ongoing expenses while your assets appreciate in value. That said, being a landlord isn’t… [Read More]

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]