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4 Strange Ways Houston Tenants Might Damage Your Property

How to Handle These 4 Strange Ways Houston Tenants Might Damage Your Property

April 20, 2021

Property damage is unavoidable. If you haven’t had to deal with destruction yet, you will at some point in your career. Some tenants simple aren’t able to avoid harming walls, screens, closet doors, and ceilings. Small holes, scuffs, and scratches beyond normal wear and tear are often caused by carelessness. For example, a tenant might… [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]

Tenants are Protective of Their Deposits: 5 Ways to Mitigate Potential Conflict

Tenants are Protective of Their Deposits: 5 Ways to Mitigate Potential Conflict

July 28, 2020

If you’ve been a landlord for a while, you’ve probably noticed that tenants are extremely protective of their deposits. It doesn’t matter if the deposit is only $200 – tenants get upset when they don’t get their full deposit back.

7 Things You Should Do After Moving Into Your New Home

How to Pack for Your First Night in a New Home

April 28, 2020

If you’re getting ready to buy a new house, you’ll want to begin the packing and preparation process as soon as possible. Starting early will help you stay organized throughout the process, and will give you plenty of opportunities to make corrections as you get closer to your move date. Beyond that, it will make… [Read More]

Here’s How to Host a Killer Open House

Here’s How to Host a Killer Open House

March 5, 2020

When selling a property as a real estate agent, an investor, or a homeowner, an open house can connect you with potential buyers and prospects. Many prospective buyers block out time each week to attend open houses in hopes of finding the perfect place to live.

Should You Allow Vaping in Your Katy, Texas Rental Property?

Should You Allow Vaping in Your Katy, Texas Rental Property?

February 25, 2020

Allowing tenants to smoke cigarettes inside your property can destroy your ability to rent or resell your property. Cigarette smoke sticks to walls, drapes, carpet, and even ceiling tiles in a form of sticky residue. This sticky residue, known as “third-hand smoke,” can linger for years unless it’s intentionally cleaned up.

How to Make More Space in Your House (Without Moving)

How to Make More Space in Your House (Without Moving)

January 9, 2020

Growing families need growing spaces. But do you really have to move out and upsize every time your family expands? Is it possible to stay put and make the most out of the space you currently have? It may be more practical than you realize – and we’re going to show you how.

Using the KonMari Method to Prep Your House for Sale

Using the KonMari Method to Prep Your House for Sale

December 10, 2019

Marie Kondo is the award-winning author of the book The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up. Recently, she started her own Netflix Original reality television show in which she teaches individuals with too much clutter how to clean up their homes and their lives.

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6 Simple and Effective Ways to Make Your House Smell Good

August 3, 2018

Smell is a funny thing. All it takes is one whiff of something and your mind can be taken to a totally different place. For many, fresh cut grass takes them back to summers playing baseball in the backyard. Popcorn is associated with movie theaters. That one perfume your best friend wears reminds you of… [Read More]

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4 Places in the Home That Often Remain Uncleaned Upon Tenant Move Out

April 18, 2016

House cleaning is one of the last things that tenants want to do upon vacating a property. The stress that goes along with moving, as well as the sheer volume of work that needs to be done, is one of the many reasons a lot of areas in a home go uncleaned. People may not… [Read More]