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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]

6 Things to Keep In Mind Before Buying Out-of-State Investment Property

6 Things to Keep In Mind Before Buying Out-of-State Investment Property

October 13, 2022

If you look at a list of the best long-term investments, real estate will be among the top options. In addition to investing in growth stocks, bond funds, dividend stocks, and Roth IRAs, it’s also a good idea to look into how investment properties can factor into your long-term investment plan. It’s not for everyone…. [Read More]

Why Are Luxury Houses in Houston So Expensive?

Why Are Luxury Houses in Houston So Expensive?

September 6, 2022

A quick browse through luxury house listings in and around Houston will show you that luxury home prices are up significantly. Aside from occasional droughts and downturns, the real estate market historically rises over time, so it’s not especially surprising to see that homes in Houston are going up in value. What is surprising is… [Read More]

The 7 Biggest Obstacles to Selling a Texas House Quickly (and How to Avoid Them)

The 7 Biggest Obstacles to Selling a Texas House Quickly (and How to Avoid Them)

August 23, 2022

Owning a house in Texas is certainly nice, but there may come a time when you’re ready to sell. That might be because you’re moving to a different area or because you want to take advantage of a booming market, but whatever your motivation, you’ll probably be incentivized to sell your house as quickly as… [Read More]

A Houston Homeowner’s Guide to Downsizing

A Houston Homeowner’s Guide to Downsizing

July 28, 2022

For many decades, American homeownership has been defined by an unofficial mantra of bigger is better. Homes have been getting bigger and bigger, even as the average family size has gotten smaller and smaller. But it appears that we’ve finally reached a tipping point over the past several years. Americans are downsizing in force, including… [Read More]

How Should Real Estate Investors Think About Inflation?

How Should Real Estate Investors Think About Inflation?

July 19, 2022

If you’ve been paying attention to current events in any capacity, you’ve probably heard about record high levels of inflation that are affecting the United States (and, to a lesser extent, countries around the world). Most of us experience inflation in a relatively passive way, noticing increased prices for common goods sold at the grocery… [Read More]

6 Tips to Improve the Move-Out Process for Your Houston Rental Property

6 Tips to Improve the Move-Out Process for Your Houston Rental Property

July 14, 2022

The move-out process begins each time a tenant gives notice or if you decide to terminate a renter’s lease. The process plays out whether it’s organized or not, but it’s typically smoother when planned. The move-out process occurs in multiple stages. Sometimes it’s not very even. Tenants refuse to vacate, and some leave behind massive… [Read More]

What a Landlord in Texas Can and Cannot Do

What a Landlord in Texas Can and Cannot Do

July 12, 2022

When you decide to become a landlord in Texas, you have to perform research into what responsibilities are involved. Aside from an acquaintance with standard laws and regulations, there are other small aspects you may have been aware of. Upon the signing of the lease, both tenants and landlords become entitled to certain specific rights…. [Read More]