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5 Tips for Stress-Free Downsizing

5 Tips for Stress-Free Downsizing

June 28, 2022

Despite the fact that American families have been getting smaller in recent years, homes have continued to grow ever larger. Over the past four decades alone, the average American home has expanded by 1,000 square feet. That’s the equivalent of two to three additional rooms. Remember, it’s not as if families have gotten any larger… [Read More]

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

The Most Common Expenses That Landlords Underestimate

June 21, 2022

Successful management of an investment property centers on balancing expenses and revenue. If you can consistently generate more revenue than you pay in outgoing expenses, you’ll probably be in a profitable position. Throughout the search to acquire new properties for your portfolio, you’ll likely be projecting expenses with care to determine whether each property would… [Read More]

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling

When is it Appropriate to Lower the Price of a Home You’re Selling?

June 14, 2022

Selling a house can be a stressful exercise, especially if you’re new to the process. A lot of money’s at stake and you may be motivated to sell the property as swiftly as possible so you can move to a new place with ample funds in hand. If your house doesn’t generate a lot of… [Read More]

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant

How Long is Too Long for a Property to Remain Vacant?

June 9, 2022

Rental properties can be extremely profitable. They enable you to earn hundreds of dollars a month while you also benefit from the long-term appreciation of the properties’ value. But that’s not always the case. If the space is vacant, you’re losing money instead of making it. You’re responsible for paying the expenses, such as maintenance… [Read More]

How to Make an Offer on a House

How to Make an Offer on a House

May 26, 2022

Chances are, your first home purchase is when you learn how to make an offer on a house. You either learn on the fly or you rely heavily on a real estate agent. But it’s worth investigating how to make a solid offer well in advance of showtime. This empowers you to comprehend the process… [Read More]

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston

When Is the Best Time to Buy a House in Houston?

May 24, 2022

A house purchase is a big decision. For most Americans, it’s the most expensive deal of their lives. So it’s crucial to get the location and the timing right. Let’s say you’ve settled on the Houston area. When’s the best time to buy? There’s no clear-cut answer to that, of course. But here are the… [Read More]

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

6 Tips for Real Estate Investors in Down Markets

May 10, 2022

As of this writing, we’re still in the middle of one of the most extended real estate booms in many years. Home prices have soared for more than a decade (and have become even hotter over the past two to three years). The same goes for rental rates, which have climbed so high in certain… [Read More]

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

9 Tips for First-Time Home Buyers in Austin, Texas

May 3, 2022

We can’t tell you how many people have come to us saying they’re tired of paying rent. Every month, they felt like they were throwing money away when all along, they could have been investing in their future. Buying a house isn’t a minor decision. Many factors have to be considered, such as which neighborhood… [Read More]

How to Lower Closing Costs When Buying a Rental Property

How to Lower Closing Costs When Buying a Rental Property

April 26, 2022

When you invest in a rental property, ROI is everything. You either generate a positive return on your investment or you don’t. And while the agreed-upon sale price is obviously the most essential factor when you run the numbers, you mustn’t ignore closing costs. For all intents and purposes, they’re a part of the investment…. [Read More]

Why Owning a Townhome Could be the Perfect Option For You

Why Owning a Townhome Could be the Perfect Option For You

April 21, 2022

When it comes to owning real estate, most people focus on condos, apartments, and single-family homes. If you study the real estate market over the past decade, however, you’ll see that townhomes have made a significant comeback. Old townhomes are getting revitalized, new ones are being built by the thousands, and everyone from young millennials… [Read More]