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When Should You Treat a Tenant Repair Request as an Emergency?

When Should You Treat a Tenant Repair Request as an Emergency?

January 17, 2023

Most landlords understand that they’re responsible for handling property repairs and maintenance. While the vast majority of requests your tenants make will be relatively easy and inexpensive to handle, some of them will be both expensive and urgent. These requests are considered to be an emergency, meaning you need to respond as quickly and efficiently… [Read More]

10 Home Insurance Tips to Help You Save Money With Greater Protection

10 Home Insurance Tips to Help You Save Money With Greater Protection

January 12, 2023

Whether you’re buying a home for your family for the first time or you’re adding a 10th property to your rental real estate portfolio, you’ll need to calculate all your expenses and potential income carefully to determine the upside of this financial move. Real estate is almost always a good investment, but you can make… [Read More]

Should You Create an LLC for Your Rental Property in Texas?

Should You Create an LLC for Your Rental Property in Texas?

January 5, 2023

Owning property in Texas puts you in a decent financial position – especially if you’re renting the property and making a profit on it. But if you want to make your profits consistently, and mitigate potential risk, you need to strategically plan to protect yourself. One way to protect yourself – and your entire real… [Read More]

Owning Multiple Properties in One Neighborhood: A Guide to Increasing Profits

Owning Multiple Properties in One Neighborhood: A Guide to Increasing Profits

December 27, 2022

If you own a rental property and you manage it successfully, you might make an easy profit of a few thousand dollars every year. It makes sense that you would want to buy an additional property so you can multiply your earnings even further. One increasingly appealing strategy for real estate investors interested in scaling… [Read More]

How to Transition From Part-Time to Full-Time Landlord

How to Transition From Part-Time to Full-Time Landlord

December 22, 2022

People often get their feet wet in real estate by investing in one or two single-family rental properties. Many of them soon discover that real estate investing is what they want to do full-time. So, they immediately start asking questions like: How can I quit my job and become a full-time landlord? Great question…glad you… [Read More]

Charging Below-Market Rent? Here’s What You Can Do

Charging Below-Market Rent? Here’s What You Can Do

December 15, 2022

Just like numerous other economic factors, rental rates fluctuate over time. Theoretically, they can go up and down. Practically, they only go up over time. That means if you don’t ever change your property’s rent rate, you’re eventually going to be undercutting yourself and charging a number that’s well below the going market rate. If… [Read More]

When Should You Sell Your Houston Rental Property?

When Should You Sell Your Houston Rental Property?

December 8, 2022

At Green Residential, we’re all for owning as many rental properties as you possibly can. It’s one of the fastest and most predictable ways to build wealth over the long run. However, not every rental property is a “buy and hold forever” kind of rental. There comes a time when you may need to sell… [Read More]

6 Things Houston Homebuyers Hate

6 Things Houston Homebuyers Hate

December 6, 2022

Selling a house can be a stressful and frustrating experience. However, it can also be exciting and opportunistic – especially in a seller’s market where you have most of the leverage. But if you’re going to extract maximum value out of the sale of your house, make sure you’re giving buyers what they want. That… [Read More]

5 Ways a Property Manager Can Help You Find Quality Tenants

5 Ways a Property Manager Can Help You Find Quality Tenants

December 1, 2022

One of the biggest headaches rental property owners face is tenant drama. Of course, many tenants take care of their units, respect the rights of other tenants, pay rent on time, and cause minimal issues. But some tenants are less than amicable and can raise the blood pressure of investment property owners – and that’s no… [Read More]

Should You Consider Offering a Month to Month Lease in Texas?

Should You Consider Offering a Month to Month Lease in Texas?

November 24, 2022

By default, most landlords consider offering only fixed term leases. Fixed term leases are the most common type of lease, providing stability and predictability to both the landlord and the tenant. Typically covering a period of one or two years, these lease agreements form the backbone of the rental property world. But there’s another option… [Read More]