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How to Make a Positive First Impression on Houston Tenants

Welcome Week: How to Make a Positive First Impression on Houston Tenants

February 25, 2021

Tenants are often the ones trying to make a positive first impression on landlords – hoping to convince them to choose their rental application over a thick stack of other similarly qualified applicants. But first impressions matter for landlords, too. If you want to increase your chances for success, you need to connect with tenants… [Read More]

Don’t Let a Bad Economy Prevent You From Attracting High Quality Tenants in Katy, Texas

Don’t Let a Bad Economy Prevent You From Attracting High Quality Tenants in Katy, Texas

February 23, 2021

Under normal circumstances, renting out a property in Katy, Texas is relatively easy considering the greater Houston area has seen steady growth for years. People love moving to Katy for the reputable schools, good neighborhoods, job opportunities, strong local economy, and affordability. However, ever since the coronavirus pandemic started, things have been a little shaky…. [Read More]

How to Keep Your Rental Home Safe From Invisible Lurking Threats in Katy, Texas

How to Keep Your Rental Home Safe From Invisible Lurking Threats in Katy, Texas

February 18, 2021

Being a landlord in Katy, Texas isn’t a simple job. You’re not just managing a property – you’re continually managing your relationship with your tenant(s). For example, fixing a broken toilet may seem like a simple maintenance task, but how fast you make that repair can make or break your tenant’s trust. Tenants expect their… [Read More]

The Pros and Cons of Including Landscaping Services in Your Houston Lease

The Pros and Cons of Including Landscaping Services in Your Houston Lease

February 16, 2021

Who should be responsible for maintaining your property’s landscaping? That depends on how involved the maintenance is and your particular agreement with your tenant. For instance, you can’t require a tenant to maintain extensive landscaping. However, if you have a normal yard, you can either handle it yourself or request the tenant to maintain the… [Read More]

The Pros and Cons of Including Landscaping Services in Your Houston Lease

Strategies for Renting or Selling Your Houston Property in an Uncertain Economy

February 11, 2021

There will always be situations that change the state of Houston’s housing market. However, the current coronavirus pandemic has made one of the most dramatic impacts ever seen. Some experts say the negative impacts are mostly caused by fear, but potential home buyers and renters have a good reason to be concerned. Even with a… [Read More]

The 6 Components of Marketing Houston Real Estate Properties Online

The 6 Components of Marketing Houston Real Estate Properties Online

February 9, 2021

Marketing properties in Houston isn’t much different than marketing anywhere else. The main difference is that you’ll want to target Houston-specific keywords for SEO through PPC ads and content marketing. Other than that, basic marketing principles apply. If you’ve decided not to hire a professional marketing agency and run your own campaign instead, make sure… [Read More]

8 Ways Your Houston Tenants Can Baby Proof Your Rental

8 Ways Your Houston Tenants Can Baby Proof Your Rental

February 4, 2021

If you own single family residential rental properties, young families can be an excellent target market for tenants. They’re often looking for a stable place to live and may stick around for a year or two. But with young families come young kids. And it’s in your best interest to let your tenants baby proof… [Read More]

A Fall Maintenance To-Do List for Houston Homeowners

A Fall Maintenance To-Do List for Houston Homeowners

February 2, 2021

Everyone loves fall around here. It means cooler weather, colorful changes, new menu items, and, of course, football. But the changing temperatures and falling leaves can also put some stress on your home. Before grabbing a slice of pumpkin pie and kicking your feet up to watch a little afternoon pigskin, make sure you’re staying… [Read More]

How to Convert Your Houston House Into a Senior-Friendly Home

How to Convert Your Houston House Into a Senior-Friendly Home

January 28, 2021

There’s no place like home. And if your aging parents are reaching a point where they’re slowing down and showing signs of physical and cognitive decline, you have decisions to make. One option is to encourage them to move into some sort of senior living facility. But, if your parents are anything like most, they’d… [Read More]

How to Convince Your Spouse to Invest in Houston Real Estate

How to Convince Your Spouse to Invest in Houston Real Estate

January 26, 2021

Real estate is one of the top catalysts in wealth building. It allows you to generate passive monthly income through a powerful concept known as leverage. And while you may be fully on board with investing in Houston real estate, a hesitant spouse can hold you back from going all in. What do you do?… [Read More]