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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]

How to Set Home Buying Priorities in Houston

How to Set Home Buying Priorities in Houston

October 8, 2020

If you’re looking at buying a home in Houston, whether this is going to be a primary residence for you and your family or a rental property to help you generate income, much of your success will depend on your ability to set and follow high-level priorities. From the outset of your journey, you should… [Read More]

6 Ways to Make Your House Quieter Through Better Soundproofing

6 Ways to Make Your House Quieter Through Better Soundproofing

June 25, 2020

Your home is supposed to be a place where you can relax, unwind, and seek refuge from the chaos of the outside world. Unfortunately, many houses are just as loud and manic on the inside. If you want to address this issue, you’ll need to invest in better soundproofing. The Why and How of Soundproofing … [Read More]

Inexpensive Bathroom Remodel

How an Inexpensive Bathroom Remodel Can Make Your Rental Property Stand Out

June 16, 2020

When it comes to remodeling a rental property, most real estate investors and landlords focus on the kitchen and common living areas. However, if you want to get some really good bang for your buck, you should consider upgrading and remodeling the bathrooms. For a very small price tag, you can significantly enhance the appeal… [Read More]

Why You Should Always Wait Before Renovating a New Home

Why You Should Always Wait Before Renovating a New Home

April 9, 2020

Home renovations are appealing to homebuyers on multiple levels. Perhaps the most alluring perk is that you can buy a property below market value and take the money you save to turn it into the house of your dreams. But before you go crazy with drawing up plans, scheduling contractors, and pulling permits, consider that… [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.