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How to Attract Reliable Tenants in Houston During COVID-19

How to Attract Reliable Tenants in Houston During COVID-19

October 14, 2021

Reliable tenants make it easy to be a landlord. Thankfully, reliable tenants aren’t hard to find in Houston. You just need to know how to reel the good ones in and discourage unreliable people from applying. During the COVID-19 pandemic, finding reliable tenants in Houston can be challenging. Plenty of people are looking for a… [Read More]

Your Tenants Damaged Your Texas Property

Your Tenants Damaged Your Texas Property. Now What?

October 12, 2021

The best-case scenario when renting a property is that you find quiet, respectful, and attentive tenants who always pay their rent on time and leave your property just the way they found it. It’s rare to establish a relationship this smooth, however. Most of the time, you’ll have to deal with a variety of challenges… [Read More]

What Does It Take to Build Better Communication With Tenants?

What Does It Take to Build Better Communication With Tenants?

October 7, 2021

It’s easy to underestimate the value that communication brings to the landlord-tenant relationship. That’s because most landlords and property managers are focused on bottom-line numbers; they want to make sure tenants are paying their rent and that their property expenses are covered, with all other priorities being secondary. And true, better communication habits don’t have… [Read More]

Can You Compete With an All-Cash Offer?

Can You Compete With an All-Cash Offer?

October 5, 2021

Today’s real estate market is highly competitive for buyers. With limited inventory, low mortgage rates, and significant numbers of people moving, it’s hard to make an offer on a home that’s both affordable and compelling for the seller. If you’re competing with all-cash offers, you have an extra layer of competitive difficulty to get past,… [Read More]

The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

September 30, 2021

Selling a home is a major undertaking, no matter how well prepared you are or how much experience you’ve had selling properties in the past. You’ll need to get the home ready for prospective buyers, get yourself ready to move out (if you’re currently occupying the property), and set expectations for your listing. Ultimately, this… [Read More]

How to Buy a Fixer-Upper Without Losing Money (or Your Mind)

How to Buy a Fixer-Upper Without Losing Money (or Your Mind)

September 28, 2021

The old house down the street may not look as pretty as the new constructions a few neighborhoods over. It might show signs of major damage or have been unoccupied for years. But that doesn’t mean it’s a bad real estate investment. In fact, whether you’re looking to flip a house, rent a house to… [Read More]

Does Smart Home Tech Improve Your Texas Rental Property Profitability?

Does Smart Home Tech Improve Your Texas Rental Property Profitability?

September 23, 2021

Increasingly, homeowners and property managers are turning to smart home technology to make home living easier, more efficient, and in some ways, more entertaining. Many of us now have access to at least a handful of smart home devices, such as smart thermostats that allow us to program our home temperature remotely, or smart garage… [Read More]

Everything You Need to Know About Curb Appeal

Everything You Need to Know About Curb Appeal

September 21, 2021

If you’re interested in making your property look as attractive as possible, whether you’re selling it to residential homebuyers or are planning to rent it to tenants in the area, you need to understand the value of curb appeal. While it may seem superficial, especially if your property has good foundational “bones” and a good… [Read More]

San Antonio Landlords Should Hire a Property Manager During the Pandemic

Why San Antonio Landlords Should Hire a Property Manager During the Pandemic

September 18, 2021

If you’re like most landlords, you’re probably not generating the full amount of income from your rentals due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Taking on more expenses at this time might seem like the wrong move, but here’s why you should consider hiring a property management company in San Antonio during this challenging era. 1. A… [Read More]

Consider Giving Your San Antonio Tenants a Rent Break

Why You Should Consider Giving Your San Antonio Tenants a Rent Break

September 16, 2021

Your investment income comes from rent money you collect from your tenants. Until your mortgage is paid off, you aren’t technically making a profit. However, rent money is still monthly income you can spend on bills like your mortgage, insurance policies, property taxes, repairs, and renovations. If the COVID-19 pandemic is preventing you from getting… [Read More]