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The 6 Best Ways San Antonio Landlord’s Can Spend $1K

The 6 Best Ways San Antonio Landlord’s Can Spend $1K

July 27, 2021

There’s a common misconception in the general marketplace that landlords are greedy penny-pinchers who look for every opportunity to make an extra buck. But those aren’t the landlords we interact with. Most of the San Antonio landlords we know understand the importance of value creation and are focused on providing quality housing for their tenants…. [Read More]

The Austin Homeowner’s Guide to Kitchen Remodels

The Austin Homeowner’s Guide to Kitchen Remodels

July 22, 2021

Given a hot real estate market and low interest rates, many Austin homeowners are looking for ways to improve the value and enjoyment of their properties. If that includes remodeling a house, there’s one room that promises more bang for your buck. We’re talking about the kitchen, of course! Kitchen Remodel ROI: A Look at… [Read More]

How Curb Appeal Can Help You Sell Your Austin Home

How Curb Appeal Can Help You Sell Your Austin Home

June 24, 2021

Just as there are many ways to skin a cat, there are countless approaches to selling a home. But when it comes to your Austin home, there’s one investment that will amplify everything else about the listing. We’re talking about curb appeal! The Importance of Curb Appeal Curb appeal is a trendy buzzword that you’ll… [Read More]

Home Renovation Mistakes Austin Homeowners Make

The Biggest Home Renovation Mistakes Austin Homeowners Make

June 22, 2021

There’s arguably never been a better time to renovate your Austin home. The market is booming and properties that are updated, modern, and well-designed are typically under contract within hours of being listed. (Many for above asking price.) However, don’t let your HGTV obsession convince you that renovating a home is as simple as knocking… [Read More]

Should You Add A Coworking Space To Your Houston Property?

Should You Add A Coworking Space To Your Houston Property?

June 1, 2021

Over the course of the pandemic, many tenants living in multi-family properties found themselves feeling frustrated. After years of watching landlords participate in an “amenities arms race” in an attempt to attract tenants, they found that they no longer had access to these amenities – but they were still paying for those benefits. Lack of… [Read More]

Austin House Flipping Mistakes

Flip-Flop: 5 Austin House Flipping Mistakes

April 8, 2021

In real estate investing, “money” is the name of the game. And while no strategy offers a better opportunity to walk away with fast profits than house flipping, it’s also one of the riskiest investment options for a newbie Austin investor who doesn’t understand what he’s getting into. Unfortunately, this often leads to costly mistakes… [Read More]

Is It Better to Flip a Property in Houston or Turn It Into a Rental?

Is It Better to Flip a Property in Houston or Turn It Into a Rental?

April 1, 2021

Houston is a great city for real estate investors, with a plethora of valuable neighborhoods and lucrative investment opportunities. But if you score a good deal on a valuable home, you may not be sure about the best way forward. Should you flip property in Houston, or is it more profitable to turn it into… [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]

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]

8 Things Houston Homebuyers Are Looking for in a House

8 Things Houston Homebuyers Are Looking for in a House

November 10, 2020

If you’re selling your Houston home, you have to think like a buyer. By putting yourself in their shoes, you can remove yourself from your subjective and biased thought process and view your home as someone would on the outside looking in. This gives you the opportunity to make changes, implement strategic pricing, and/or optimize… [Read More]