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How to Find (and Emphasize) Whatever Makes Your Houston, Texas Home Unique

How to Find (and Emphasize) Whatever Makes Your Houston, Texas Home Unique

November 18, 2021

How many homes do you think are in Houston? According to the Census Bureau, there were 858,374 households as of 2019. That number has likely risen since then. Putting aside semantic debates about what qualifies as a “household,” that’s nearly a million homes all in the same city, many of which were built around the… [Read More]

Can You Compete With an All-Cash Offer?

Can You Compete With an All-Cash Offer?

October 5, 2021

Today’s real estate market is highly competitive for buyers. With limited inventory, low mortgage rates, and significant numbers of people moving, it’s hard to make an offer on a home that’s both affordable and compelling for the seller. If you’re competing with all-cash offers, you have an extra layer of competitive difficulty to get past,… [Read More]

The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

The 10 Best Ways to Prepare to Sell Your Home

September 30, 2021

Selling a home is a major undertaking, no matter how well prepared you are or how much experience you’ve had selling properties in the past. You’ll need to get the home ready for prospective buyers, get yourself ready to move out (if you’re currently occupying the property), and set expectations for your listing. Ultimately, this… [Read More]

How to Buy a Fixer-Upper Without Losing Money (or Your Mind)

How to Buy a Fixer-Upper Without Losing Money (or Your Mind)

September 28, 2021

The old house down the street may not look as pretty as the new constructions a few neighborhoods over. It might show signs of major damage or have been unoccupied for years. But that doesn’t mean it’s a bad real estate investment. In fact, whether you’re looking to flip a house, rent a house to… [Read More]

Does Smart Home Tech Improve Your Texas Rental Property Profitability?

Does Smart Home Tech Improve Your Texas Rental Property Profitability?

September 23, 2021

Increasingly, homeowners and property managers are turning to smart home technology to make home living easier, more efficient, and in some ways, more entertaining. Many of us now have access to at least a handful of smart home devices, such as smart thermostats that allow us to program our home temperature remotely, or smart garage… [Read More]

Everything You Need to Know About Curb Appeal

Everything You Need to Know About Curb Appeal

September 21, 2021

If you’re interested in making your property look as attractive as possible, whether you’re selling it to residential homebuyers or are planning to rent it to tenants in the area, you need to understand the value of curb appeal. While it may seem superficial, especially if your property has good foundational “bones” and a good… [Read More]

5 Ways to Protect Your San Antonio Properties from a Potential Housing Crisis

5 Ways to Protect Your San Antonio Properties from a Potential Housing Crisis

September 9, 2021

If you own investment property in San Antonio, it’s time to think about protecting your investment from the looming widespread housing crisis. Most people agree that a housing crisis is on the horizon, and it’s likely to begin as soon as the latest eviction moratorium extension lifts on June 30, 2021. Yahoo recently named San… [Read More]

Ways To Upgrade Your San Antonio Apartment Building

11 Ways To Upgrade Your San Antonio Apartment Building

August 26, 2021

Most landlords and property managers in San Antonio know it can be a challenge to locate tenants who pay on time and take care of the premises. So one of your priorities should be to keep your current paying tenants as happy as possible. One of the most effective ways to hold onto good tenants… [Read More]

Make an Offer on a San Antonio Home More Competitive

How to Make an Offer on a San Antonio Home More Competitive

August 10, 2021

San Antonio is currently enjoying a lively real estate market, with rising house prices and favorable conditions for sellers. Homes are being listed at higher prices, they’re getting multiple offers, and buyers are competing hard to get the houses they want. As a buyer delving into the San Antonio housing market, this can be intimidating,… [Read More]

Before Selling Your Austin Home, Consider Renting It Out

Before Selling Your Austin Home, Consider Renting It Out – Here’s How

July 1, 2021

When people decide to buy a new house and move away from Austin, many assume the best course is to sell their current home. This certainly makes sense for a lot of them. Most of us don’t have a ready reason to own two residences simultaneously, and the proceeds from your first home sale can… [Read More]