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How to Use Your Rental Income Smartly

How to Use Your Rental Income Smartly

October 6, 2022

It’s not really a secret anymore. Real estate is the best, fastest, and most predictable way to build wealth. If you play by the rules, don’t get emotionally involved, and use objective decision-making to invest in the right rental properties, you will generate revenue over time. However, there’s one big question that remains: What do… [Read More]

The Top 10 Rental Property Marketing Mistakes

The Top 10 Rental Property Marketing Mistakes

September 27, 2022

If you want your rental property to be successful and generate consistent income, you need to keep it occupied with tenants. And to attract those tenants, you need to market your rental property. That means putting your property in front of more people looking for a rental and making it seem as attractive as possible…. [Read More]

When Is It Too Early to Evict a Tenant in Katy Texas?

When Is It Too Early to Evict a Tenant in Katy Texas?

September 22, 2022

If you have a tenant who is chronically late with rent payments, or if they’re downright destructive to your property, you might be eager to get rid of them as soon as possible. This is why the eviction process exists; it provides you with a legal path you can use to remove your tenant from… [Read More]

How to Handle Pests in a Texas Rental Property

How to Handle Pests in a Texas Rental Property

September 20, 2022

Nobody likes the idea of dealing with pests, whether you’re tolerating them in your own home or are dealing with an outbreak in one of your rental properties. Some bugs are totally unavoidable; it’s almost impossible to have a house that’s completely free of flies and other insects. But what steps can you take to… [Read More]

The 7 Advantages of Real Rental Properties Over REITs

The 7 Advantages of Real Rental Properties Over REITs

August 30, 2022

Most real estate investors are familiar with the concept of investing in rental property. After purchasing a property in an in-demand neighborhood, you can rent that property to various tenants, collecting income in the form of rent on a monthly basis. If you plan things right, you can make enough money to more than make up… [Read More]

8 Types of Difficult Tenants (and How to Manage Them)

8 Types of Difficult Tenants (and How to Manage Them)

August 25, 2022

Sometimes as a landlord, you’ll get lucky. You’ll find a nearly perfect tenant with excellent credit, punctual and respectful habits, steady income, and a burning desire to make rent payments on time while keeping your property in good condition. Sometimes, you won’t be nearly so lucky. If your property portfolio is big enough and you… [Read More]

How Landlords Can Automate Their Rental Property Businesses

How Landlords Can Automate Their Rental Property Businesses

August 4, 2022

Talk to any business owner in any industry and ask them to give you their wish list. Do you know what you’ll almost always hear? More time off, less stress, recurring revenue, etc. And what they’re really saying is, “I’d like to automate things so that the business runs without me.” The same is true… [Read More]

Should You Turn Your Austin Rental Property Into an Airbnb?

Should You Turn Your Austin Rental Property Into an Airbnb?

July 26, 2022

Airbnb has single-handedly changed the game for short-term rentals. While they certainly didn’t invent the idea of renting out private homes and second residences to people on a short-term basis, they did make it more accessible and realistic than ever before. As someone who owns an Austin rental property that targets long-term renters, you may… [Read More]

How To Rent Your House in Houston, Texas

How To Rent Your House in Houston, Texas

July 7, 2022

Over 44.1 million households rent their homes in the United States. You may be looking to expand your financial portfolio or are interested in making passive income. Renting your home may be a great place to start if you’re financially able to commit. However, in the state of Texas, there are certain requirements, laws, and… [Read More]

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant?

June 9, 2022

Rental properties can be extremely profitable. They enable you to earn hundreds of dollars a month while you also benefit from the long-term appreciation of the properties’ value. But that’s not always the case. If the space is vacant, you’re losing money instead of making it. You’re responsible for paying the expenses, such as maintenance… [Read More]