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A Landlord’s Guide to Pets: Tips and Tricks If You Want Them

July 18, 2016

Pets are a popular “bone” of contention between landlords and tenants. It’s a challenging issue to discuss, if you’re not comfortable with them. Pets are like family to so many people, so when a family is looking for a new place to put down roots, it can be a challenge to find a place that… [Read More]

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5 Lessons from the Top Real Estate Moguls in the United States

July 15, 2016

The housing market looks great right now…the best it’s looked since the crash of 2008. As a result, thousands of people are pouring money into the housing market, looking to revive lost faith and squeeze some profit out of this positive economic period.

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5 Tips for Owning Low-Income Rentals in Rough Areas

July 13, 2016

Prior to becoming landlords and property investors, it’s common to have lofty goals and visions for what it looks like. In most cases, we imagine neatly manicured lawns, cordial and reliable tenants, appreciating property values, and steady cash flow. Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case. While you may have a couple of properties like this… [Read More]

7 Myths about Property Management

July 11, 2016

When you invest in real estate, things aren’t as easy as they seem on television. There’s a lot of stress, time, money, and hassle that goes into running a successful rental property, and going it alone makes things even more difficult.

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Building Community: What You Can Do as a Property Manager?

July 8, 2016

If you’re managing an apartment building or group of properties, what can you do as a property manager to foster community between tenants? While some property managers don’t see this as their place, viewing it as meddling or overreaching, creating a spirit of neighborliness has advantages for everyone. A strong community can greatly increase tenant… [Read More]

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Doing Business: Catering to Katy Area Business Employees

July 6, 2016

Katy, Texas is a bustling, small city rooted in a history of rice farming. It now features a lot of modern development, including the headquarters of Academy Sports and Outdoors and Igloo Corporation. Of course, industry growth also means that many workers and their families are relocating to the area and need places to live,… [Read More]

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How to Charm Landlords into Letting You Be Their Tenant

July 4, 2016

Landlord-to-tenant relationships can be challenging, to say the least. On either side of the equation, the dynamics can be hard to gauge. What does a landlord do to keep the relationship with the tenants professional but not be domineering? And what can a tenant (or prospective tenant) do to charm the landlord into renting out… [Read More]

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No Time for Regrets: 4 Tips for Avoiding Seller’s Remorse

July 1, 2016

Selling your home isn’t something that should be taken lightly. Whether you’ve owned the home for a few months and it simply hasn’t lived up to your expectations, or you’ve been in the home for 20 or 30 years, the decision to sell is a serious one. The last thing you want is to end… [Read More]

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Managing Your Own Katy Properties is Never a Good Idea

June 29, 2016

First-time real estate investors often choose landlording as their go-to strategy or specialty – and rightly so. Owning rental properties is an excellent way to build a diverse portfolio while simultaneously producing some steady monthly cash flow. However, it should also be noted that landlording isn’t for the faint of heart. If you’re new to… [Read More]

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The Housing Market Is Up: Here’s How You Should Invest

June 27, 2016

If you spend any time reading the news, then you know that the market has finally recovered from the crash of 2008. Though no one wants to get their hopes up, forecasts for the rest of 2016 are positive, and investors are excited about the prospects of great returns in the housing market.