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How to Reduce Risk When Buying a New Property in Texas

How to Reduce Risk When Buying a New Property in Texas

January 2, 2024

Texas is one of the biggest and most populated states in the country, and it’s home to many big cities and metropolitan areas that attract residents and investors from all over the world. Whether you’re looking for a primary residence or a new addition to your rental property portfolio, Texas is a great place to… [Read More]

The Pros and Cons of an HOA

The Pros and Cons of an HOA

November 30, 2023

Let’s say you’re looking into purchasing or renting a house. Everything about the house looks great; it’s in a great area, the schools are good, there’s a backyard, and it has a nice living room. You are just about committed and ready to make an offer when you discover an HOA. Now you aren’t so… [Read More]

6 Signs to Look for When Buying Austin Rental Property for the First Time

6 Signs to Look for When Buying Austin Rental Property for the First Time

September 19, 2023

When buying rental property for the first time, it’s important to carefully consider what you’re buying before signing the contract. You need to be sure that you’re buying a good investment and not wasting your money. Unless you’re specifically looking for properties in bad shape so you can fix them up, you want high standards… [Read More]

Why Are You Selling Your Austin TX Home A Pre-Sale Checklist

Why Are You Selling Your Austin TX Home? A Pre-Sale Checklist

August 10, 2023

Austin is a beautiful place to live, but if you land a new job, fall in love with another city, or just feel like moving to a bigger place in the same metropolitan area, you may eventually be interested in selling your Austin, TX home.  Selling a house is a huge undertaking if you have… [Read More]

Can Your Down Payment on a House Be Too Small

Can Your Down Payment on a House Be Too Small?

August 3, 2023

If you’re buying a house, and you’re not paying all in cash, you’re going to have to take out a loan to finance the purchase of the property. Before you can take out that loan, you’re usually required to submit a down payment – and you’ll have the independence to choose what type of down… [Read More]

Buy and Hold vs. Flipping: Which Strategy Fits Your Investment Goals?

Buy and Hold vs. Flipping: Which Strategy Fits Your Investment Goals?

July 13, 2023

One of the particularly attractive benefits of real estate investing is its versatility. There are dozens (if not hundreds) of different tactics and strategies you can use to carve out your own lucrative niche as a real estate investor. But when it comes down to residential rental properties, there are two strategies that take the… [Read More]

Leveraging Real Estate Investment Groups for Networking and Learning

Leveraging Real Estate Investment Groups for Networking and Learning

July 11, 2023

Real estate investing is a highly competitive industry with thousands of investors competing for properties and deals. But it’s also very much a brotherhood, with a sense of camaraderie and support among fellow investors. This community feel is on display in a number of different ways but is especially prominent within real estate investment groups…. [Read More]

Are 3D Virtual Property Tours Worth Creating?

Are 3D Virtual Property Tours Worth Creating?

July 4, 2023

Are you wondering if creating 3D virtual tours is an effective way to market your rental properties? Traditional showings aren’t exactly dead, and since Covid is behind us, there’s no reason people can’t leave the house. Despite this, three-dimensional tours have remained popular and are even preferred, most notably for single-family residences. Today, online virtual… [Read More]

How to Sell a Texas Property With a Tenant Still Living in It

How to Sell a Texas Property With a Tenant Still Living in It

May 25, 2023

Owning a rental property can be extremely financially advantageous, providing you with a steady stream of income and an opportunity to benefit from long-term property appreciation. But owning this type of property, and managing tenants actively, does come with some additional complications and risks. For example, let’s say you’re 6 months into a 1-year lease… [Read More]

Buying a Duplex as Your First Home: What You Should Know

Buying a Duplex as Your First Home: What You Should Know

May 23, 2023

Most people buying a house for the first time are primarily interested in a single-family home – a traditional house that was designed to provide shelter to a single family, with a single unit. But there are also multifamily homes available for sale, including duplexes. Duplexes are multifamily houses with two individual units; if you… [Read More]


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